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[Photograph of Genie Blackshear]

Description: Portrait of Genie Blackshear, visible from the chest up. She is wearing a blouse or dress with a high collar and decorative embroidery. Text on back of photo says: Cousin Genie Blackshear - New York.
Date: unknown
Creator: W.D. Jackson Photographic Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Craig Morris and Alf Morris Jr. at Waco, Texas]

Description: (back of photo) Alf (right) Fall 1956 at Waco, Texas. The other (left) is Craig (M.D.) his brother. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Destroyed Building, possibly the R.T. Dennis building

Description: Unidentified men stand or sit around and on an unknown building demolished by a tornado in Waco in 1953. This is possibly the R.T. Dennis building, a five-story building that was demolished in the tornado.
Date: May 12, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library