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[Hill Residence]

Description: Photograph of the Hill family residence, located at the 300 block of South Center Street, in Longview, Texas. Mr. Richard Cabell Hill and Mrs. Martha Hill are standing outside of their home with an unidentified African American boy and girl. There is a white picket fence in front of the house.
Date: 1850~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

John Huffhines Home

Description: Photograph of an illustration of an exterior view of the John Huffhines home. There is a chimney drawn on the front of the house. A shed is drawn to the left of the house, and another house is drawn behind it. A picket fence surrounds the property. John Huffhines and his wife, Elizabeth Huffhines, were among Richardson's first settlers.
Date: 1854~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

A Treatise on the Eclectic Southern Practice of Medicine

Description: This book serves as a reference text on the theory and practice of medicine. It includes "a rapid sketch of the history...of medicine," practical medicinal remedies, in depth discussions of the modifications of many diseases, special pathology and therapeutics, and common surgery practices (p. 9). The index begins on page 713.
Date: 1854
Creator: Massie, J. Cam.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Constantine B. Kilgore and Frances Y. Barnett]

Description: Photograph of Constantine Buckley Kilgore and Frances Y. Barnett of Kilgore, Texas. The city of Kilgore was named after Constantine Kilgore, who was responsible for bringing the railroad to East Texas.
Date: 1858~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library