[Portrait of Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield Holding a Bible]

One of 102 photographs in the series: Janis Allman Collection available on this site.

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Photograph of a Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield in a dark, long dress sitting in a chair and holding a bible in her lap.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 11 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1905~.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and was provided by Murphy Historical Society Inc. to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 32 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Located in Collin County, the Murphy Historical Society aims to preserve the past and and present history of the Murphy community.

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  • Main Title: [Portrait of Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield Holding a Bible]
  • Series Title: Janis Allman Collection

Description

Photograph of a Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield in a dark, long dress sitting in a chair and holding a bible in her lap.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 11 cm.

Notes

Martha moved from Jackson County, Alabama to the Murphy, Texas area in 1879. She moved to the area with her husband, Christopher Columbus Brownfield, and her brother, Milton Meredith Matlock. Milton, who lived in Murphy, Texas, kept this picture of his sister. The Brownfield family has a second original of this portrait and the bible shown in the picture, which have both been passed down to one of Martha's 3x great grandsons.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

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  • 1905~

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  • June 10, 2016, 10 p.m.

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  • Aug. 15, 2018, 9:22 a.m.

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[Portrait of Martha Catherine Matlock Brownfield Holding a Bible], photograph, 1905~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth752574/: accessed September 15, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Murphy Historical Society Inc..