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[Jane Pells Trotter]

Description: Photograph of Jane Pells Trotter. This photo was included in the Pells-Trotter collection of photos and memorabilia which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Woman]

Description: Photo of an unidentified woman, which was included in the Pells-Trotter collection of photos and memorabilia which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Edie Trotter]

Description: Photo of Edie Trotter, the wife of Ira Trotter. This photo was included in the Pells-Trotter collection of photos and memorabilia which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Anthony J. Fraimo and Jack Cates Ferguson in Car]

Description: (back of photo) Anthony J. Fraimo - 830 Tintoraline - The Bronx, NYC - Law Office at 614 St. Anns Ave - The Bronx, NYC and Midshipman Jack Cates Ferguson - U.S. Navy - Son of Ben Ferguson's brother Reagan Ferguson in Washington, D.C. 1930-32. The photo captions says: "Tony, Jack, My Ford." Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library. The car is parked behind the Lincoln Memorial in Washington D.C.
Date: [1930,1932]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Mary Kate Hunter]

Description: Born just outside Palestine in 1866 to Nathaniel and Jennie (Beeson) Hunter, Mary Kate Hunter played a significant role in recording, promoting and preserving the history of Palestine and Anderson County. Educated at Palestine Female Academy and Sam Houston Normal Institute, she studied piano with classical musicians across the United States and in Germany, and taught piano to countless Palestine children. As a clubwoman, she was a charter member of the self-culture club in Palestine, organized in 1894; served as a delegate to the First Annual Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs in 1898; organized a local chapter of the Women’s National Foundation in 1921 for the preservation and study of local history; and founded and led the Fort Houston Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. A supporter of voting rights for women, Mary Kate Hunter organized and was first President of the Palestine Equal Suffrage Association, and held statewide office in the Texas Equal Suffrage Association in 1915-16. In Addition to her civic Duties, Hunter also was a published poet, Editor of a local society journal and board member of the Texas State Library. She extensively researched the History of Palestine and Anderson County and conducted dozens of oral history interviews with early area residents. At her death in 1945, she bequeathed her voluminous collection of material to the Palestine Public Library, where it remains in use as an important record of Anderson County History.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Opal Garner

Description: Photograph of a woman. Photograph of a woman, Opal Garner, of Van Horn TX, wife of Carl Garner, and member of the Order of the Eastern Star.
Date: [1930..1939]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore in front of their cabin in New Mexico]

Description: A casual portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore and Col. Hugh Benton Moore standing in front of their log cabin at their Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mrs. Moore is on the left wearing denim jeans and a print short-sleeved shirt. Col. Moore is on the right wearing a long-sleeved white shirt and bow tie. On the back of the photograph is written "At their camp in N Mexico".
Date: 1930~/1939~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Map of Highway #58, Deed Record #464]

Description: Deed record #464, Galveston County, Map of Highway #58, a James R. Pace Survey.
Date: March 1930
Creator: Pace, James R.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Gas Station]

Description: Man standing outside of gas station. Picture circa 1930's: Clay County, Texas.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society