Normal Building

Normal Building

Date: c. 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: North Texas Normal College, Normal Building, ca. 1896. Brick building and trees
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
Kit Store and Ike Story Family

Kit Store and Ike Story Family

Date: c. 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: Postmaster Isaac Henry “Ike” Story sits in front of the post office and general store for the community of Kit. The sign on top of the building spells out the name of Kit, but with an eye instead of an "i". People in photo: Nancy Story (wife), Ike Story, Lillie Leona Story Kinney (daughter), Opal Elizabeth Kinney (granddaughter), and Sallie Jane Story Bell (daughter). The Kit community was about a mile east of where Irving would be established in 1903.
Contributing Partner: Irving Archives
[T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st.]

[T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st.]

Date: c. 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of T.A. Wessendorff residence on Morton St. at 11th st., Richmond, taken about 1896. Mrs. Hattie Jones Wessendorff is standing on the porch. Image is mounted crooked on a black matte. Image is quite faded and yellow. Identification is written in blue pen on the back.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[The T.B. Wessendorff home mounted on a tan cardboard matte.]

[The T.B. Wessendorff home mounted on a tan cardboard matte.]

Date: c. 1896
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the T.B. Wessendorff home mounted on a tan cardboard matte. Matte is severely damaged: bottom edge is missing all the way across, as far as the edge of the image at the right end. Upper right corner is broken off; two cracks extend from edge of matte in to edge of image at left center. Image is faded and yellow. Image is of a two story house with six columns along the front porch. White picket fence encloses yard. Four large trees in yard. Woman, man with baby, and two girls are standing on the porch to the right of the front door. Image dimensions are 19.3 cm w, 12.2 cm h. Print surface is lifting from substrate at top center of tree located front and right of the house.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
The Osmunda Club

The Osmunda Club

Date: c. 1896-01-31
Creator: The Osmunda Club
Description: The Osmunda Club tendered this program and dance card to Miss McNeely of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, and Misses Lena and Louise Comegys of Gainesville, Texas. The dance took place in the club rooms on January 31, 1896.
Contributing Partner: Denton Public Library