[Wood Carving of William Henry Stark]

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Photograph of a wood carving depicting William Henry (W. H.) Stark in the center surrounded by symbols of his life: trees, covered wagon, pine needles and cones, oil wells, the Bible, a log cabin, a man on a horse, and a skyscraper.

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1 photograph : col. ; 4.5 x 5.75 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Heritage House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 91 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Heritage House Museum

The Heritage House Museum is a living documentation of historic materials from Orange County. The Summerlee Foundation, the Stark Foundation, and private individuals contributed to the digitization of materials from the historic home.

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Description

Photograph of a wood carving depicting William Henry (W. H.) Stark in the center surrounded by symbols of his life: trees, covered wagon, pine needles and cones, oil wells, the Bible, a log cabin, a man on a horse, and a skyscraper.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 4.5 x 5.75 in.

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User Feedback: "According to the original carving hanging in the W. H. Stark House in Orange, Texas, the creator was J. W. Burdine of Orange, Texas, (1882-1975).. Carving in white ash. Mr. Burdine used a pocket knife to make this treasured rememberance of his friend W. H. Stark. It took him four years."

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • May 6, 2008, 3:15 p.m.

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  • April 27, 2017, 1:46 p.m.

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[Wood Carving of William Henry Stark], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36186/: accessed September 21, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Heritage House Museum.