[Close-Up of the Grave Marker of Mary Allen Smith]

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Photograph close-up of the grave marker of Mary "Polly" Allen Smith in the cemetery behind the Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr. house. It reads "In memory of Mary, consort of Rev. Anthony G. Smith. Born Dec. 21st, 1777. Died April 19th, 1857. For fifty years, the skyward road she trod and found at last the Paradise of God. Our mother."

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1 photograph : col. ; 11 x 9 cm.

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Willis, T. Bradford June 23, 1977.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of historical photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, church photos, buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and family photo albums, which include Willis family albums and extended relatives who settled in Waco, Texas in the 19th century.

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Photograph close-up of the grave marker of Mary "Polly" Allen Smith in the cemetery behind the Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr. house. It reads "In memory of Mary, consort of Rev. Anthony G. Smith. Born Dec. 21st, 1777. Died April 19th, 1857. For fifty years, the skyward road she trod and found at last the Paradise of God. Our mother."

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1 photograph : col. ; 11 x 9 cm.

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T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

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  • June 23, 1977

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  • Feb. 5, 2014, 8:53 a.m.

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  • April 20, 2014, 9:24 p.m.

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Willis, T. Bradford. [Close-Up of the Grave Marker of Mary Allen Smith], photograph, June 23, 1977; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth388411/: accessed November 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.