[Casket of WWI Soldier]

Description

Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. "Bill" Tipton at their home, with the flag-covered casket of their son, Roger, who was killed in World War I. Flowers have been placed on the floor next to the casket, and a piano and stool stand against the left wall.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

Creation Information

Cherokee County Historical Society November 19, 1988.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Cherokee County Historical Commission Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Cherokee County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 74 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cherokee County Historical Commission

The Cherokee County Historical Commission contributes a selection of copy negative photographs depicting families and businesses in Alto, Rusk, Jacksonville, and surrounding towns in Cherokee County.

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Description

Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. "Bill" Tipton at their home, with the flag-covered casket of their son, Roger, who was killed in World War I. Flowers have been placed on the floor next to the casket, and a piano and stool stand against the left wall.

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Cherokee County Historical Commission Photograph Collection

Photographs depicting people, families, and businesses in Rusk, Jacksonville, and surrounding towns in Cherokee County.

World War One Collection

Materials focusing on the WWI era from 1914 to 1918. In addition to materials that were actually created during the time period, the collection may include modern studies and commemorative works about the era.

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  • November 19, 1988

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Nov. 19, 2013, 1:02 p.m.

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  • March 3, 2014, 4:39 p.m.

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Cherokee County Historical Society. [Casket of WWI Soldier], photograph, November 19, 1988; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354341/: accessed November 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cherokee County Historical Commission.