Signature and address book used by Maggie Mayfield Hampton during her time teaching at the Fred Douglas school in Prairie View, Texas. Various friends at the school wrote notes to Maggie in the book. The journal has a purple fabric cover with a flower pattern; decorative embellishments are on the front, including flowers and the letters "Auto."
Copy print of the congregation at Mount Pilgrim Christian Methodist Episcopal Church in Denton, Texas. Members of the church are seated on benches on either side of the photograph. Another group is posing in an alcove at the back of the church. A handwritten note on the back says, "Mt. Pilgrim C.M.E. Church, 339 Roberston St. 1939."
Photograph of a young man and woman standing together in a room filled with metal folding chairs. A handwritten note on the back says, "James Lee & Joyce After Hazel's Pageant, May 25, 1967, At Fred Moore High School."
Photocopy of the team portrait of the Fred Douglas High School football team during the 1940s. Identified from left to right: First Row -- William Goodnes, Lawrence Peace, L. H. Simpkins, unknown, Eddie Franklin, George Davis, Ernest Sims, Jr., Charlie Beatty. Second Row -- J. D. Stimson (left), James Whitlow (second from right). Third Row -- Bennie Gober, Billy Simpson, unknown, Luther Varner, Ponder, unknown, W. L. Kimble, E. D. Price, unknown.
Photograph of a classroom at Fred Moore School in Denton, Texas. There are several students sitting at desks and two groups of students standing at the back for the room with three adults near several shelves that have stacks of cans and eggs. The adults are identified as Miss Eva Courtney (a volunteer) at the far right, Jewel Logan (another volunteer) at the far left, and the teacher, Lucille Nix. Several of the students are also identified: Drucilla Kimble (back right, wearing a plaid jacket), Archie Hicks (standing behind Drucilla), Joyce Young (seated at the far right), Shiela Bell (seated at a desk in the middle front), and Gwen (standing in front of Miss Nix on the left). The words "Precious Memories" are affixed to the photo near the top of the image.
Funeral program for Mr. Alfred Tennyson Miller, born April 13, 1913 and died August 30, 1993. The funeral was held Saturday, September 4, 1993 at Marsalis Avenue Church of Christ, officiated by Evangelist G. C. Washington. Funeral arrangements were made through Singing Hills Funeral Home and he was buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas. Includes a newspaper clipping containing an obituary.
Photograph of the gravestone for Irma J. Kimble. It has an open book with her name and birth and death dates (Nov. 22, 1937 and Nov. 25, 1937). Flowers and a cross are around the book. A fence and road are partially visible in the background. Handwritten text on the back of the photograph says "Eakins Cemetery, Ponder, Texas, 1st Triplets [...] Denton County."
Photograph of a group of men and women at "Annual Usher Day" at Mount Pilgrim C.M.E. Church in Denton, Texas. The group is standing behind a communion railing and a pulpit is on the far left. Two men in clerical garb are on the left including Pastor Johnny Alexander (second from left). The two persons to the right of Pastor Alexander are identified as Opal Goodner (usher of the year) and Thomas Brotherton. The last two on the far right are identified as Johnson (first name unknown) and Evelyn Curry (a TWU professor).
Photograph of three women and a man seated around a table, looking at papers in front of the man in the center. A handwritten note on the back says "Mrs. Nix; Alexander, Fred Moore & Gladys Standford, Secretary."
Photograph of a group of people posing together in Quakertown in two rows, with one group seated in the front and the others standing behind. Other people are visible on a house porch in the background. A handwritten note on the back says "People of Quakertown."
Copy print of a nursery school class in Denton, Texas, taken in front of the teacher's home on Prairie street. Identified from left to right: First Row -- Lockland (?), Archie Woodards, Betty Kimble, Betty Pratt, George Davis, Minnie, Louise Jones, Ruby. Second Row -- Luvinia, "Topsy" Ponder, Dorothy Sims, Curtis Smith, JoAnn Pratt, Griffin, Laura Alexander. Teacher Miss Stone.
Five photographs affixed to a partial scrapbook page. On the front, there is a photograph of a car parked outside a brick building on the top, and a group of people cooking out-of-doors on the bottom. The three photographs on the back include several women in formal wear on a decorated stage; a group of young children and adults standing in a lot with several buildings in the background; and a young child wearing a band uniform, posing on a lawn in front of a brick building.
Photograph of school board members at the dedication of the Fred Moore school in Denton, Texas. Several of the people are seated and two men are standing at the front of the room. Brick walls are visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back says: "Supt. Chester G. Strickland & School Board Members at Fred Moore School Dedication/A Day To Remember! Prof F. D. Moore walks to the front to receive Plaque presented to him by our Supt."
Photograph of a collage of portraits organized on a cut-out shaped as a red apple, displayed on a table covered with a white tablecloth. A handwritten sign is partially visible next to the collage with the words "This Is Your."
Photograph of a young woman visible from the waist up, wearing a white sleeveless shirt. A man is partially-visible on her left, wearing a light-colored shirt and baseball cap. There appears to be a brown striped van in the background. A handwritten note on the back says "Abner Haynes."
Photograph of eight men standing in a group in front of a brick wall. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says, "It was Freds believe that Our Supertendent Stricklind and our Board Members are the greatest men. Our faculty remained a happy family."
Photograph of two young women posing on either side of a small table. Glassware is stacked on the bottom shelf of the table. The woman on the left is only partially visible since the photograph is damaged and a portion is missing. A handwritten note on the back says, "Miss Dorsay Mae Jackson and Miss Da[isy] Bryson, Home Ec. Students of F. Moore H[igh School], Mrs. Eva Hoage Teacher."
Photograph of Jessie Taylor and her daughter, Juanita Milam, posing together in Juanita's home. Jessie is seated in a reclining chair, holding a photograph in her lap; Juanita is leaning across the arm of the chair with her arms around her mother.
Photograph of Lauren Kelly, from the waist up, standing in front of a blank wall. A table and metal folding chair are partially visible to her left. Her name is handwritten on the back of the photograph.
Photograph of Alice Banks Alexander and her first husband, Mr. Banks, posing together in the garden outside their house. Mr. Banks is standing behind Alice, with his arm around her waist. Plants and the side of the house are visible in the background.
Photograph of Mr. and Mrs. E. Milam posing together out-of-doors. They appear to be wearing costumes and holding swords, pointed at the ground and they have their arms on one another's shoulders. There is a fence and tree in the background. They are identified on the back of the photo.
Photograph of a large group of people out-of-doors. There is a group of men in the center of the image, including several wearing mariachi garb and holding instruments. A woman and young girl are walking past on the far left, in the foreground. A handwritten note on the back says "Quakertown Residents."
Photograph of Sadie Moore seated on a wicker loveseat, out-of-doors. Both of her hands are near her neck, and she appears to be holding a kitten. A house is partially visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says, "Mrs. Sadie Moore, Sept. 1942 with her cat (Winnie Mae)."
Photograph of a man and woman posing together outside a brick building. The woman is wearing a white polka-dot shirt and red jacket; the man is wearing jeans, a T-shirt, and a baseball cap. Another man is partially visible on the left. A handwritten note on the back says, "S. J. Ware, Alice Alexander, Sister."
Photograph of a group of young men posing in a classroom. According to accompanying information, the students were in a trade school for persons returning from service. They are identified as: Row 1 (front) -- Foy Woods, James Alexander, Wallace Hunter, James Hollis (?), Johnny Cooper; Row 2 -- William Devereaux, T. Rogers, Raymond Jackson, Oliver Clark, Edmund Gray; Row 3 -- Earl Jones, R. M. Hunter, Noble Holland, Johnny McCarver, Lonnie McAdams; Row 4 (back) -- Instructor (?), Alford Hall, T. N. Gober, Robert James, Pye Bledsow, Buddy Bownes.
Photograph of Madgy Watby (left) and O. M. Ammons (right) seated at a table in the gym at Fred Moore school. Candles and glasses are visible on the table in front of them and plants are visible on a ledge behind them.
Portrait of Bobbie Jo Ann Deavei wearing a light-colored dress with matching shoes and headband. She is posing seated on a padded bench in front of a studio backdrop. There are handwritten notes on the back of the photo.
Portrait of the Milam brothers, E. J. Milam, Jr. (left) and Francis (right) posing together. Francis is wearing a dark-colored suit with a large bow tie and is seated on a stool; E. J. is wearing a light-colored suite with a large bow tie and is standing to the left with his arm around his brother. There are handwritten notes on the back.
Portrait of Dr. E. D. Moton, visible from the chest up, wearing a dark-colored suit with pens in the jacket pocket. The photograph is in an oval frame and handwritten notes on the back say: "had 2 daughters, Annetta and Myrtle, lived in Quakertown" and "Dr. E. D. Moton, first black doctor in Denton."
Portrait of a young African-American girl, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a dark-colored dress with a lighter pattern printed on it. A handwritten note on the back says "Milam Aunt, 1995 Living in LA over 100 yrs."
Photograph of John Amus and Maude Woods Clark, seated side-by-side. John is wearing a dark-colored suit and Maude is wearing a light-colored shirt with stripes and skirt with a plaid design, as well as a hat. Maude has her hand on John's knee. Their names are printed on the back of the photo.
Wedding portrait of Mr. and Mrs. E. J. Milam, Sr., posing together and visible from the chest up. Mrs. Milam is wearing a light-colored dress with a high collar and Mr. Milam is wearing a dark-colored suit. The photograph is in an oval frame with decoration around the outside. A handwritten note on the back says "Mr. & Mrs. E.J. Milam Sr. Wedding."
Portrait of Mrs. Luther T. Lambert, visible from the chest up. She is wearing a white shirt with a black bow tie. There are handwritten notes on the back that say "L. T. Lambert, 813 Lakey, 12 x 16, Color as original, Dec. 23."
Portrait of a young woman, visible from the waist up. She is wearing a light-colored shirt with a darker, decorative jacket. A handwritten name written on the frame beneath the photo says "Mrs. E. J. Milam Sr."
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