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Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fifty-Fifth Annual Session (which is the eleventh session since division), Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, resolutions, statistical tables, index, and advertisements.
Date: 1920
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Texas Cowboy Statue

Description: Photograph of the dedication of the "Texas Cowboy", a statue by Constance Whitney Warren, in Austin, in 1925. It depicts a cowboy riding a bucking horse with cactus below.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Texas Cowboy Statue

Description: Photograph of the unveiling of the "Texas Cowboy", a statue by Constance Whitney Warren, in Austin, in 1925. It depicts a cowboy riding a bucking horse with cactus below.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Sheep on the Range

Description: Photograph of a herd of sheep grazing on the range in West Texas.
Date: June 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

W.T. Farley Clothing Stores Convention in Hotel Texas, Fort Worth, 1923

Description: Photograph of the Southwestern States Managers Convention in the Hotel Texas in Ft. Worth in 1923. There is a large table-cloth covered table topped with fine dinnerware. Seated around the table and standing behind the table are several men and women dressed in identical cowboy hats and bandannas. The men are wearing suits and ties and the women are wearing dresses. The wall has large curtain-covered windows and the hanging from the ceiling are several chandeliers. Printed in the center of the photograph it reads, "Southwestern States Managers Convention of the W.T. Farley Clothing Stores. Hotel Texas, Fort Worth, Tex., Oct 9, 1923."
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

"Arkansaw" Postcard

Description: Silly photographic postcard depicting two men seated in a carriage pulled by a mule. They are outside of a small log cabin that has signs on it reading, "Arkansaw Traveler Hotel" and "A Vacant Room Up Stairs". There are signs on the carriage reading, "Arkansaw Traveler", "Home or Bust" and "I don't know where I am going but I am on my way". Correspondence on the back reads, "1/26/22 I will be driving that way in a few days No use to walk when you can ride. J.P. Shaw" It is addressed to Miss Perry Shaw in Dara, Ala and is postmarked Hot Springs, Arkansas on Jan 27, 1922.
Date: c. 1922
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Emanuel Hebrew Rest Cemetery, 1928, grave of Ben Levy]

Description: Photograph of Ben Levy's grave and tombstone in the Emanuel Hebrew Rest Cemetery in October of 1928. The grave is covered with flowers. Ben Levy, (b. 8-31-1881, d.10-14-1928) was a jeweler. This is the family plot in which his parents and brothers are also buried.
Date: 1928
Creator: White Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

[T.O. Bancroft]

Description: Oval photograph of T.O. Bancroft, wearing a suit.
Date: 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library