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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.
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.
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