Doll clothing

Doll clothing

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Doll clothing in navy blue wool with red embroidery including a hat and cape. The doll clothing was made for Verna, the daughter of Bartow Angus Harper. The fabric came from his wedding suit (he was married in Montgomery Co., near Conroe, in 1892).
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Lonely Baby]

[Lonely Baby]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting a little girl holding a doll and crying. There are blocks and doll-sized furniture nearby. Printed on the card, "Can't you see I'm lonely, Lonely as can be" Handwritten on the card, "Aug 7th 07, 18 mos. old Friday, 'anto,' your baby Rosa L." Correspondence on the back reads, " Your letter came to Mud this morning she was getting pretty swelled up at you. we will be awful glad to see you hurry a& come on. Your R.L.D." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, #527 S. 18th St, Paris, Tex. It is postmarked Oklahoma, Okla. on Aug 9, 1907.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Man and Woman in Field; Mother and Children in Garden

Man and Woman in Field; Mother and Children in Garden

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two photographs. The picture on the left is of H. L. Roberts sitting with his wife Verne Bartley Roberts in a rocky area, taken in the 1920's. He is holding a cup, and she is holding gloves. The picture on the right shows Verne kneeling with children in front of some conifers, taken in December of 1934. The girl on the left, Nila June Hale, is holding a doll. The boy on the right in overalls is Jean Stanley Hale.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Girls Playing With Dolls

Girls Playing With Dolls

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of four girls playing with dolls on a porch. Three girls sit on the porch, one with her back to the camera. The fourth girl watches from the doorway.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Maxine Walker Perini as a Child with Pet Dog and Doll in Doll Buggy

Maxine Walker Perini as a Child with Pet Dog and Doll in Doll Buggy

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of young Maxine Walker Perini wearing a coat and bow, holding a Boston terrier, and pushing a doll in buggy. She is on the sidewalk in front of the stairs of a house.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Old Woman and Child in Yard; Old Woman

Old Woman and Child in Yard; Old Woman

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The picture on the left is of Matilda Skenell Key Hefner sitting in a wicker wheelchair in a bonnet and shawl in a yard with young Matilda Cummings standing in front with three baby dolls on a scooter toy. There is a flower in front of the girl and a fence in the background, and the picture was taken in 1925 in Alvarado. The picture on the right is of Matilda Skennell Key Hefner standing between a rocking chair and support beam on a porch wearing dark colored clothing, taken in 1926 at a house on Peach St. in Abilene.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Photograph of a Doll Contest]

[Photograph of a Doll Contest]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a group of six young girls having a doll contest. The dolls are elaborately dressed and well taken care of.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
Baby in Crib

Baby in Crib

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of Pat McDaniel on in a baby crib. She is seated between a stuffed teddy bear and a doll. She is grasping the doll's hand and smiling.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Young Girl Sitting on the Foot Step of an Automobile]

[Young Girl Sitting on the Foot Step of an Automobile]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of Dorabell Hansen on her fourth birthday. She is sitting on the foot step of an antique model automobile with a couple of Kewpie dolls on either side of her. She is wearing a white dress, black leggings, and dark leather shoes. Directly to her right is the back driver side wheel of the car. On the back of the photograph, a handwritten note reads: "Here is a picture of our little girl and her [Kewpie] dolls the day she was 4 years old we also had her baptized that day. The wind was [too] strong that day to get a good picture."
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]

[Elderly Couple with Their Wendish Dolls]

Date: [1978-08-03..1978-08-06]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Color photograph of an elderly couple identified as Walter and Mary Schimank of the Texas Wendish Heritage Society. They are participants of the 7th Annual Folklife Festival. Walter is wearing a white short-sleeve shirt with a black vest and a red bow tie. His wife Mary is wearing a red patterned bonnet and shawl. In Walter's arms is a cloth doll that is dressed very similarly to Mary.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
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