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[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The minutes discuss a legal dispute with a "chazzan," or a prayer leader who sued the congregation.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The document discusses the Sabbath morning services for the congregation.
Date: January 12, 1896
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

Alec Ormand

Description: Photograph of Mr Alec Ormand on the night of the Butler's dance. Mr. Ormand appears to be quite young. He is wearing a three piece suit, white shirt and tie and a watch fob. In his left hand, he holds a thin cane or walking stick. His a felt hat is hanging from a fence post to his left. His right fist rests on his hip with his elbow cocked. This appears to be a posed photograph by a professional photographer. At the bottom of the photo are the words "Barr B San Antonio Texas", which may be the photographer's logo. His hair is dark and slicked back and he looks quite dapper.
Date: December 1, 1892
Creator: Barr Photographs
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Investigations into the Nature, Causation, and Prevention of Texas or Southern Cattle Fever

Description: This book serves as "a report on the nature, causation, and prevention of Texas cattle fever" (p. 9) or the infection of cattle by ticks. It includes statistical tables and illustrations of red blood corpuscles infected by ticks. Index begins on page 297.
Date: 1893
Creator: Smith, Theobold & Kilborne, Fred Lucius
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Gans Residence]

Description: Photographic postcard of the family home of Dave Gans of Longview, Texas. There are six unidentified individuals sitting on the large, wrap-around porch, and there is an African American woman standing in the yard.
Date: 1890~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody B.
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Longview Sawmill]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Longview Sawmill in Longview, Texas. The sawmill was located at South Mobberly Avenue before it was later moved to a different location. There are several workers pictured inside the sawmill. The photograph is mounted on tan cardboard.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Young Women of Longview]

Description: Photograph of five young women of Longview, Texas. The women pictured are Annie Castleberry, Bertie Fisher, Fanny Echols, Ada Fisher and Lolly Lord, as noted on the back of the photograph. The photograph is mounted on white cardboard.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Young Men of Longview]

Description: Photograph of six young men of Longview, Texas. The young men are wearing suits and ties. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard, and there is an illustrated, decorative border around the photograph. From left to right, top to bottom, the members of the photograph are: Top row: Brewer Smith, unidentified boy, Lawrence Chaney. Bottom row: Ray Sparkman, John Morrow, Harry Scott.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Jim Bennett]

Description: Photograph of Jim Bennett, a member of the Dalton Gang. Bennett was involved in the 1894 Dalton Gang bank robbery. He was shot and captured when he attempted to escape, and he was later hung. In the photo, Bennett is leaning against a wooden barrel. He has a gunshot wound near his heart.
Date: June 1894
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Schley Family]

Description: Photograph of Martha and Joseph Schley sitting on the front steps of their family home in Kilgore, Texas. The photograph is mounted on grey cardboard, and there is a decorative border surrounding the exterior of the photo.
Date: 1890?
Partner: Longview Public Library

Constitution and By-Laws of the Texas Eclectic Medical Association of the State of Texas

Description: This pamphlet contains the text of the Texas Eclectic Medical Association's constitution and by-laws, including the purpose of the Association, membership information, election of officers, resolutions, ethics, as well as other rules and regulations.
Date: 1891
Creator: Texas Eclectic Medical Association
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

San Antonio de Bexar: A Guide and History

Description: This book serves as a guide and historical sketch of San Antonio, Texas. It includes descriptions of county and church records, interviews with memorable Texans, a discussion of the benefits of San Antonio climate to individuals suffering from lung disease, as well as descriptions of local churches, schools, public halls, parks and other establishments. Sidney Lanier's Historical Sketch is included beginning on page 68.
Date: 1890
Creator: Corner, William
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

Notes on the Newer Remedies: Their Therapeutic Applications and Modes of Administration, Second Edition

Description: The book serves as a pharmacology reference text. It includes physical characteristics, modern therapeutic applications and recommended dosages for various synthetic and natural drugs. An index of diseases begins on page 229, and a general index begins on page 243.
Date: 1894
Creator: Cerna, David
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

First Grand Jury Called After 1899

Description: Postcard of the first grand jury called after the Hallettsville Courthouse was completed in 1899. The members of the jury are posing in front of the courthouse. They are not named. On the back is written "1st Grand Jury after Present Ct. House built."
Date: 1899
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Hubert Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Hubert Braunig. Hubert is a baby in this photograph and is seated next to a watermelon. According to accompanying information, Hubert was born in March of 1893. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1893/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Victor Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Victor Braunig. Victor is sitting in a chair wearing a suit with short pants. According to accompanying information, Victor was born in May of 1890. The photograph is mounted on mat board. There is a piece of paper taped to the back that says "Victor Braunig."
Date: 1890/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Victor Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Victor Braunig. Victor is a young boy here wearing a suit with a button on his lapel showing the image of a young woman. There is a piece of paper taped to the back that says "Victor Braunig." According to accompanying information, Victor was born in May of 1890. The oval-shaped photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1890/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Children of Henry Braunig and Mary Lindenberg Braunig

Description: Family portrait of the children of Henry Braunig and Mary Lindenberg Braunig. According to accompanying information, the children are Lillie (top left, born February 1889), Victor (top right, born May 1890), Hubert (bottom left, born March 1893), and Carl (bottom right, born August 1895). The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1895/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Victor Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Victor Braunig. Victor is very young in this photograph. He is standing facing to the left, and there is a flower pot next to him. According to accompanying information, Victor was born in May of 1890. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1890/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Victor Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Victor Braunig. Victor is young in this photograph, and he is wearing a suit and tie. According to accompanying information, he was born in May of 1890. The oval-shaped photograph is mounted on mat board. There is a piece of paper taped to the back that says "Victor Braunig."
Date: 1890/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Portrait of Victor Braunig]

Description: Portrait of Victor Braunig. Victor is very young in this photograph. He is sitting and holding a large hat behind his head with his right hand and a ball or apple in his left hand. According to accompanying information, Victor was born in May of 1890. The photograph is mounted on mat board.
Date: 1890/1909
Creator: Fey & Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library