Swan Store in Normanna

Swan Store in Normanna

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of men of the Swan Store in Normanna. Mr. and Mrs. C.I. Swan and family moved from Illinois to Normanna in 1889. For many years they were leaders in the community, and he is known as the “father of Normanna”. Mr. Swan served as county commissioner of Precinct Two for several years. Mrs. Swan taught in the Normanna Public School. She also organized the Normanna Country Woman’s Club, the first country club to federated in Texas. He died in 1918, and she in 1935. The store in the picture was owned by John Swan. Pictured from left to right are Dayton Roberts, James W. Robinson, Jim Sheive, Jim Moore, Sam Bridge, Dolph Garner, Henry Nutt, John Swan, Kay Smith, Mr. Lawrence, and Llywelyn Roberts (barefoot boy).
Contributing Partner: Bee County Historical Commission
[Transcript of letter from Henry Smith to Stephen F. Austin, January 30, 1836]

[Transcript of letter from Henry Smith to Stephen F. Austin, January 30, 1836]

Date: January 30, 1836
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from Governor Henry Smith to Stephen F. Austin, informing Austin of events in Texas.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of decree issued by the Provisional Government of Texas, December 8, 1835]

[Transcript of decree issued by the Provisional Government of Texas, December 8, 1835]

Date: December 8, 1835
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a decree issued by the Provisional Government of Texas concerning volunteers in the military.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of a resolution offered by D. C. Barrett to the General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas, December 11, 1835]

[Transcript of a resolution offered by D. C. Barrett to the General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas, December 11, 1835]

Date: December 11, 1835
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a resolution made by Don Carlos Barrett to the General Council of the Provisional Government of Texas acknowledging Stephen F. Austin's efforts on behalf of Texas.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of letter from James W. Robinson to Branch T. Archer, Stephen F. Austin, and William H. Wharton, December 19, 1835]

[Transcript of letter from James W. Robinson to Branch T. Archer, Stephen F. Austin, and William H. Wharton, December 19, 1835]

Date: December 19, 1835
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James W. Robinson to Branch T. Archer, Stephen F. Austin, and William H. Wharton introducing Major [Charles E.] Hawkins who is arriving in Texas.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[Transcript of Letter from James W. Robinson to Branch T. Archer, Stephen F. Austin, and William H. Wharton, December 19, 1835]

[Transcript of Letter from James W. Robinson to Branch T. Archer, Stephen F. Austin, and William H. Wharton, December 19, 1835]

Date: December 19, 1835
Creator: Robinson, James W.
Description: Copy of transcript for a letter from James W. Robinson to Branch T. Archer, Stephen F. Austin, and William H. Wharton, on December 19, 1835, introducing Major Hawkins and noting that he would do well in the Navy of Texas.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History