Grave of Indian "Emily"

Grave of Indian "Emily"

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the grave of Indian "Emily" She was a young girl in a legend of west Texas that was raised by a white family at Fort Davis. She warned them of an Indian attack as she was dying of a mortal wound.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Campground Cemetery]

[Campground Cemetery]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows a large headstone in an area surrounded by a white fence with a gate. The area is in the midst of a field covered in yellow brush. In the background, there are trees and mountains in the distance. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "John & Eva Means buried on camp ground."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Campground Cemetery]

[Campground Cemetery]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows a large headstone in an area surrounded by a white fence with a gate. The area is in the midst of a field covered in yellow brush. In the background, there are trees and mountains in the distance. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "John & Eva Means buried on camp ground."
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Johnson Family Cemetery]

[Johnson Family Cemetery]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of the Johnson Family Cemetery. Stone walls surround the site, and tombstones are visible underneath oak trees.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Johnson Family Cemetery]

[Johnson Family Cemetery]

Date: October 18, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Description: Photograph of the Johnson Family Cemetery. Stone walls surround the site, and tombstones are visible underneath oak trees.
Contributing Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos
[Grave of Arthur Stilwell Smith]

[Grave of Arthur Stilwell Smith]

Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Description: Photograph of a grave surrounded by a small picket fence. The tombstone identifies the grave as Arthur Stilwell Smith's and reads, "Born May 1896; Died May 1896; First Birth, First Death in Port Arthur." A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett from Groves, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast
[Two Women At the Unveiling a Historic Marker in the Danevang Cemetery]

[Two Women At the Unveiling a Historic Marker in the Danevang Cemetery]

Date: 1994
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white copy print of two elderly women standing next to a large tombstone in the Danevang Cemetery before the unveiling of a historical marker. Their names are Elsie Christensen and Helena Lauritsen. The woman standing to the left of the tombstone is pointing to the covered historical marker in the background. The other woman stands behind the tombstone, out of view except for her shoulders and up; her head is turned away from the camera and toward the historical marker. Their shadows are cast on the well-manicured grass. The historical marker is erected right off of a paved pathway and beside a flagpole. There are few trees in the distance.
Contributing Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society
Church Ruins; Graves

Church Ruins; Graves

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures taken during World War I. The top picture is of a large destroyed cathedral. The bottom picture is of several decorated crosses marking German graves. Two of the crosses have helmets on top, and one has fallen over.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Woman By Grave #1

Woman By Grave #1

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a woman standing next to a grave with a short, rectangular headstone. The grave is in an empty prairie. The woman is wearing a dark-colored dress and shawl, and appears elderly. There is a shadow of an additional person in the lower right corner.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Woman By Grave #2

Woman By Grave #2

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of a woman standing next to a grave with a short, rectangular headstone. The grave is in an empty prairie. The woman is wearing a dark-colored dress and shawl, and appears elderly. There is a shadow of an additional person in the lower right corner.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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