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[Wedding of Tom & Joann Kearn]

Description: Wedding photo of Joann and Tom Kearn. His parents are on the right, and Dick and Eleanor are on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson]

Description: Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson. Carolyn Scott helped organize the Paris Civic league after the 1916 fire; organized the Girl Scouts in Paris; helped start the Paris Public Library and served as its first librarian; and formed the Paris' first Garden Club.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards