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[Photograph of DeGolyer Estate Back View]

Description: Photograph of the back view of DeGolyer Estate. The light-colored stone building has a stair case to the back yard. The yard has trimmed hedges and very tall trees. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the DeGolyer Estate Garden]

Description: Photograph of the garden at the DeGolyer Estate. The garden and trees are in the foreground. A covered patio with a tile roof is on the left and a mission bell is in the background. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of the Oak Room at the DeGolyer Estate]

Description: Photograph of the oak room at the DeGolyer Estate. The room has floor-to-ceiling wooden bookshelves on all of the walls. The carpet has an intricate pattern, as well as the fireplace. A light-colored sofa is still present in the empty room. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: August 19, 1976
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

The History and Treasures of St. David's Church

Description: This text discusses the history of St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas and various important members, in two parts. According to the summary on the book flap: "Part I, a detailed account of the Church's founders and its clergy, is enlivened by incidents both tragic and humorous....Part II gives a description and analysis of most of the Church's treasures, including its quaint stained glass windows."
Date: 1976
Creator: Tanner, Daisy Barrett
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Dora Geneva Clement

Description: Interview with Dora Geneva (Clement) Talkington (1886-1976) discussing how her family came to Texas and about growing up on her parents' farm, as well as other events including Theodore Roosevelt's visit to Waco when he was campaigning to be president.
Date: 1974~
Creator: McAmis, Odessa True Talkington & Talkington, Dora Geneva Clement
Partner: Talkington Clement Family Archives

[Ambulance facility]

Description: Photograph of two men standing next to an ambulance outside of an ambulance facility. They are identified as Ray Cozad and Bobby Jack Watson. The facility has a three-car garage with two other vehicles inside of it.
Date: October 25, 1973
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of the eldest residents of the City of Cleveland, for the 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes the names of the individuals, their birthdays, their age, and the color for their Senior Birthday Certificates.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Aboard the Louoma]

Description: Postcard photograph of a man and woman standing on the deck of a ship. The woman stands in front of the man, holding onto the guard rail with her left arm. She wears a long dress with a large white collar and a tasseled belt. The man leans the guard rail, wearing a suit with a bow tie and hat. A large body of water is visible behind the couple. "Abordo del Louoma" is hand-written on the image. A letter addressed to J. B. Aguilera is written in Spanish on the back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Family Christmas ]

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family celebrating Christmas in Long Beach, California. Two women sit on the floor, each holding a child. A third woman kneels next to the children. A Christmas tree and presents are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family in Costume

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated far left in the front row. The men are wearing matching suspenders embroidered with ric rac on top of pleated shirts and satin pants. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice. Federica wears a small crown and many rings on her fingers, while holding a bouquet of roses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams of her dress are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of her bodice.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez on the second row to the left. Federica sits in the center of the Abreu men, wearing an embroidered dress and a cross necklace. The men are wearing dark suits with ties and collared white shirts.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum