First Grand Jury Called After 1899

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Postcard of the first grand jury called after the Hallettsville Courthouse was completed in 1899. The members of the jury are posing in front of the courthouse. They are not named. On the back is written "1st Grand Jury after Present Ct. House built."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1899.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Friench Simpson Memorial Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 65 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Friench Simpson Memorial Library contributes its collection of photographs of Halletsville and Lavaca County, Texas, many of which were taken by Texas photographer Henry Jacob Braunig. Recognized as one of the premier photographers in Texas, Braunig established his permanent studio in Halletsville in 1887 and continued taking photographs until his death in 1945.

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Postcard of the first grand jury called after the Hallettsville Courthouse was completed in 1899. The members of the jury are posing in front of the courthouse. They are not named. On the back is written "1st Grand Jury after Present Ct. House built."

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1 postcard : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • 1899

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  • Nov. 14, 2010, 8:29 p.m.

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First Grand Jury Called After 1899, postcard, 1899; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth128980/: accessed August 30, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Friench Simpson Memorial Library.