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Nancy Della Cruse kneeling next to a puppy

Description: Nancy Della Cruse kneels next to a puppy in the yard next to a house. The place is at the Scrivner home on Polk Street in Paris, Texas. House was built and occupied in 1875 by three old maid sisters. There was an outhouse, garden, fruit trees, smoke house and the well was just off the kitchen on the porch. The teacake cookies that came out of the wood stove were the best in the whole world.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[Helen Marion Scott Dickson]

Description: Helen Marion Scott Dickson, 1909 - 1972.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Photo of the Paris, Texas fire of 1916]

Description: Photo of the Paris, Texas fire of 1916. The fire happened on March 21, 1916, and this appears to be an image after the fires had gone out. The rubble of buildings is on the left, and many men are walking the cleared areas, while others sit on stacks of lumber.
Date: 1916
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Carolyn Street Scott]

Description: Caroline Street Scott.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Thomas McGee Scott]

Description: Thomas McGee Scott.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Carolyn Street Scott]

Description: Carolyn Street Scott.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Thomas McGee Scott]

Description: Thomas McGee Scott.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Carolyn Street Scott]

Description: Carolyn Street Scott
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Carolyn Street Scott in costume]

Description: Carolyn Street Scott in a period costume. Her hair is powdered.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Carolyn Street Scott]

Description: Carolyn Street Scott
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Paris, Texas]

Description: Street scene in Paris.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Paris, Texas after the 1916 fire]

Description: Paris after the 1916 fire. People walk in front of the shells of burned out buildings.
Date: 1916
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Ruins in Paris, Texas, after the 1916 fire]

Description: Paris after the 1916 fire. Tents are set up in the street, and ruined buildings dominate the scene. The courthouse can be seen on the left.
Date: 1916
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Carolyn Scott with daughters]

Description: Carolyn Scott (seated) with her daughters, Helen, Eleanor, and Betty.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Office of Scott and Baldwin, Paris]

Description: Offices of Scott and Baldwin in Paris. Judge Scott and Tom Scott on the front left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Thomas McGee Scott]

Description: Tom Scott
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Thomas McGee Scott]

Description: Tom Scott
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards