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[Erastus Deaf Smith]

Description: Front - black and white drawing of Erastus Deaf Smith wearing a jacket and tie. Shadows behind him. Back - worn around edge of picture plain brown paper covers all backside of the frame and picture backing.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Green and white enamelware lid.]

Description: Green and white enamelware lid. Indentations on top and central small handle. Does not match pot 1987.004.007a. Purchased by donor's family in 1930s.
Date: 1930
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mirabeau B. Lamar]

Description: Front - black and white drawing of Mirabeau B. Lamar. Frame is black and aged in some spots. "The Father of the Texas Public School System." Back - worn badly around the inside edge of picture frame and where the picture starts.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Mother of Texas Jane Long]

Description: Front picture of the Mother of Texas Jane Long. Back-taped around the edges of the picture itself to the frame. Cardboard type paper covers to whole backside.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wooden paddle]

Description: Simple wooden paddle, that seems rough enough to be handmade.
Date: 1930
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Wooden shipping box]

Description: Wooden shipping box for "Kelly Perfect Axes, Kelly Axe & Tool Works of the American Fork & How Co. Charleston, W.Va., USA." (preceding text printed on side of box) Box contained "4 to 5 Dayton Pattern No. 2 hdls Red Tip Thin Blade," according to text printed on bottom of the box. 10-19-1937 imprinted on one end of the box. Water stains evident on wood.
Date: 1937
Partner: Fort Bend Museum