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[Military Portrait]

Description: Photograph of military personnel. The portrait is of a single man dressed in military uniform. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "For Jessie."
Date: unknown
Creator: Rich, H.P.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene in Memphis]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Memphis, Texas. Horse-drawn wagons loaded with cotton bales populate the street. Named businesses in the background include the Memphis Supply Company, the Memphis Democrat, the Hoghland and Mercantile Company, and the Panhandle Jewelry Store.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[A Handwritten Note]

Description: A copy of a handwritten note. The note reads, "T.W. Wren made 1898- Summer in old Bob Maddox Pasture on Sycamore Creek last of Fort Worth, Mrs. T.W. Wren in buggy."
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hendrix and Royer's Outfit in Oklahoma

Description: Photograph of a ranch scene in 1893 near Honey Creek in Oklahoma. This is Hendrix and Royer's outfit who operated a steer ranch in the Chickasaw Nation of Oklahoma, near Turner Falls. This was taken near the Texas-Indian Territory line when one of the yearling herds was moving from South Texas to the Nation Ranch. F. D. Hendrix stands to the rear of the chuck wagon. To the left is Alva Roff for whom Roff, Oklahoma is named.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Description: Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.
Date: 1915
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Thompson's Sanitarium in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Thompson's Sanitarium in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is white with a very large white porch and pillars. It is surrounded by an iron fence, a sidewalk and tall trees. In the foreground is a telephone pole, wires and a dirt street.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lanham Building at the State Juvenile Training School

Description: Photograph of the Lanham Building at the State Juvenile Training School. The building is brick and two-stories tall with a small porch covered by a balcony that both have white banisters and pillars. Shrubs and plants surround the building and there is a tree on the right side of the frame and another building in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library