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Ruins at Phantom Hill Texas

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of V. C. Perini standing next to part of an old building with trees at the ruins of Fort Phantom Hill, Texas. The second is of Bud Perini standing by another old building at the ruins of Fort Phantom Hill. There are handwritten notes at the bottom of the photographs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of a Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Pauline Richardson. The portrait was taken from a profile view and Pauline's hair is pulled back into a bun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Baby

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of a Lauren Mayes as a baby. Lauren is wearing a white dress with a pair of black and white shoes. She sits on top of something draped with cloth. The image is in a rectangular case with an oval opening.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior Farm House

Description: Copy negative of a farm house. Mrs. John Mayes is standing on the porch with her hand on one of the pillars. The house is one story and sits on cinder blocks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Interior of Hardware Stores

Description: Copy negative of two unknown men and John Mayes standing inside of a hardware store. Shelves line the walls and display cases line the aisles of the store. In the middle of the walkways there are display stands for more products.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Office Interior with Staff

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the office and staff working at Southwestern Bell Telephone in Hamlin, Texas. There are five women working at switchboards and several more people standing in the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

School Exterior with Students

Description: Copy negative of a class picture of students outside a school building in Truby, Texas. Everett Lewis Gentry is pictured, three of the other students have names written above them, and there is a handwritten note below the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horse Drawn Mail Wagon

Description: Copy negative of horse drawn mail wagon facing left with "Peg Leg" Holmes inside and brush in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Church Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the north side of Anson, Texas in 1900. On the right is the First Methodist Church, a wide street is in the middle, and there is a fence on the left. There is a note written above the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of the old west town of Stamford, Texas in 1900. There are two furniture stores, a grocery store, a restaurant, a church, and other buildings. There are horses, wagons, and people in front of the stores.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene with Cotton Wagons

Description: Copy negative of a train of several wagons loaded with cotton bales, pulled by a team of ten horses through a town. There are stores in the back including a hardware and grocery store, Brockett P. Pool Co. General Merchandise, Morrow & Johnson Drugs, and Davidson & Roland Bros. dry goods. There are other buggies and wagons, horses tied to fences, and a crowd watching the cotton go by. There are notes written on the picture, above and below it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men With Horses #1

Description: Copy photograph of two men posing with two horses. Both men are wearing black suits and hats and smiling. The horses are standing face to face and are wearing saddles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children Playing #2

Description: Copy photograph of three children standing in a street. They are wearing cold weather clothes. The two younger children are wearing white and the older child, standing in the middle, is wearing dark-colored clothes. To the left is a black stagecoach. In the background are several small wooden buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men on Wagon

Description: Copy photograph of the Lee Callaway Bunch. Fourteen men pose on a wagon pulled by two horses. All fourteen men wear work clothes and hats. Behind them is a barn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People At Blacksmith Shop #1

Description: Copy photograph of a group of people outside F.A. Polley's Blacksmith shop. Present are six men and one child. The child and one of the men are holding hammers. Behind the group is a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group of Women #2

Description: Copy photograph of five women posing outside. Each woman is wearing a dark dress and large hat except the woman in the middle, who is wearing a white dress and no hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Couple

Description: Copy negative of Anna Angus and John Cook. Both Angus and Cook are shown wearing glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple By Christmas Tree #1

Description: Copy photograph of Julia Etta Ely and George Nathan Jake Cook sitting on a chair next to a Christmas tree. Beneath the tree are numerous presents. Behind them are two windows. Cook is smoking from a pipe.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of a young man posing next to a chair. The young man is shown wearing boots and a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Sisters

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of Bertha and Beulah Ely. One sister is standing with her hands folded while the other sits on a wooden chair. They are both wearing long dark-colored dresses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People on Hillside

Description: Copy negative of a group people on a hillside. All of the people are shown wearing hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People by School

Description: Copy negative of a group of people. The group is shown in front of a building. There is a hat resting on the ground on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men With Horses #2

Description: Copy photograph of two men posing with two horses. Both men are wearing black suits and hats and smiling. The horses are standing face to face and are wearing saddles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People By House #2

Description: Copy photograph of John and Anna Agnus Cook and Mr. and Mrs. Mattingly standing in a garden outside a house. Both men are wearing wide-brimmed hats. One man is wearing overalls. Both women are wearing light-colored dresses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library