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[Nellie Ballentine Walker]

Description: Nellie Ballentine Walker as a toddler. She was born February 27, 1872, the daughter of Albert A. and Margaret J. Walker. Albert Walker was a dentist in Paris.
Date: 1875~
Creator: Lynn, S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Pearl U. McComas]

Description: Pearl U. McComas, about 1883. Pearl was the daughter of Arthur McComas and Kate Hale McComas of Paris.
Date: 1883~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, January 25, 1888]

Description: Letter from C.I. Scofield to D.H. Scott, dated January 5, 1888. On the letterhead of the Central American Mission. He discusses the Paris church's idea of merging with the Southern Presbyterian Church in Paris. Scofield says, "the Southern Presbyterian Church is the deadest, most thoroughly, hopelessly fossilized religious organization on this earth today."
Date: January 25, 1888
Creator: Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, April 2, 1888]

Description: Letter from Cyrus I. Scofield to Judge David Howell Scott, April 2, 1888. Discusses Mr. La Bach and how long he should be allowed to continue in his pastorate. On Letterhead of the American Home Missionary Society.
Date: April 2, 1888
Creator: Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Woman posing on an armchair]

Description: An unidentified woman dressed in an elaborate white lace dress with leg of mutton sleeves.
Date: 1890~
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