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[Eugenia Wallace with baby, and older sister Mal Barton]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eugenia Wallace with baby, and older sister Mal Barton, ca. 1925, Gay Hill, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: c. 1925
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Eula and Eugenia Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eula and Eugenia Wallace at waterfall on Wallace estate, Gay Hill, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Eula and Eugenia Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eula (?) and Eugenia Wallace, Gay Hill, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Eula and Eugenia Wallace below waterfall on Wallace estate]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eula and Eugenia Wallace below waterfall on Wallace estate, Gay Hill, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Eula Wallace Gilmore and Eugenia Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Eula Wallace Gilmore and Eugenia Wallace, Gay Hill, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Ghost Towns of Texas

Description: Newspaper clippings regarding biography of R.E.B. Baylor, history of Baylor University, and memorial to R.E.B. Baylor, ca. 1900-1920
Date: unknown
Creator: Etheridge, W. B.
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Gold Swiss wristwatch (no wrist band); belonged to Eugenia Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection, Supplement. Gold Swiss wristwatch (no wrist band); belonged to Eugenia Wallace of Gay Hill, TX; inside case engraved, "Fahys/ Montaux/ Guaranteed/ 20 years/930/9543961"; inside workings engraved, "Meric Watch Switzerland, 2 adjustments, 1.5 jewels"
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Henrietta Veazey]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Picture of Henrietta Veazey, sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey; taken about 1877, year she died; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects. On back of photograph: "Henretta Veazey. Born: 1858 in Gay Hill, Texas. Died: According to family tradition, when 19, same year picture taken, Gay Hill, Texas. Father: Y. Sheppard Veazey. Mother: Amanda Malvina Zimmerman. Older Sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey (Mrs. Eugene Bibb Wallace). Family tradition says she was engaged to William Wallace (no relation to E. B. Wallace). When she died he married her older sister Zoe."
Date: c. 1877
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

A History of Brenham

Description: Front cover of a book about the history of Brenham, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hasskarl, Robert A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Ivory container with flowers]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Ivory celluloid set: oval frames with glass (a) 13.5 cm x 18.5 cm; (b) 9 cm x 11.5 cm; (c) container, with lid (d) decorated with pastel flowers
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Labor contract]

Description: Labor contract for freedman Frank Seward. He was to be a farm tenant for John H. Seward.
Date: February 7, 1867
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Labor contract between Seward and several workers]

Description: Labor contract between Seward and several workers, specifying provisions that Seward will provide and monthly payment to Anderson Elliot and family: Roxana, Benjamin, Anderson, Absalom, Monroe Moore, Dorlas Greer, Tilda Thompson, Ruth Elliot.
Date: 1869
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Legal Statement of Sale for Slave]

Description: Bill of sale of 45 year old slave woman (Cate) to James S. Hanna at auction at Brenham court house. Text of document: The State of Texas, Washington County April 5th A.D. 1852 Know all men by these presents, that whereas on the 16th day of November A.D. 1849, Davis [...] Recovered & obtained a judgment against Charles J. C. Lockhart, R. Autrey and A. B. [...]lurey for the sum of three hundred and seven[ty] seven dollars & twenty eight cents, together with Cost of suit, on which judgment an execution was issued on the 22nd day of March 1852, and come to hand the same day and by the power and authority vested in m[e] I proceeded to Levey on a certain negro woman by the name of Cate about forty five years old, more or less and being regularly advertised according to law to be sold on the fifth day of April A.D. 1852, at the court house door in th[e] town of Brenham at public out cry upon which James S. Hanna became the purchaser he being the highest and best bidder, for the sume of two hundred and sixty dollars. I John H. Day shirriff [sic] of law do sell and convey to the aforesa[id] James [S.] Hannah All the right titel [sic] and interest taht said Charles J. C. Lockha[rt] had or possesed [sic] in said negro for even, in witness whereof I do hereunto set, my hand, this date above written. John H. Day, [Sheriff] W. C.
Date: April 5, 1852
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Leon Blum Wallace]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Photograph of Leon Blum Wallace, Gay Hill, TX; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Leon Blum Wallace as a boy]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Drawing of Leon Blum Wallace as a boy; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, June 5, 1846]

Description: Letter to James K. Polk from Thomas J. Rusk, dated June 5, 1846., recommending Thomas W. McCalla for appointment as an officer to the Military Store in the District of Columbia.
Date: June 5, 1846
Creator: Rusk, Thomas J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Letter to nephew from Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor, October 2, 1866]

Description: Letter to nephew from R.E.B. Baylor regarding coming to Texas, bringing negro employees, condition of negroes in Independence, and family matters. Robert Emmett Bledsoe Baylor Papers.
Date: October 1866
Creator: Baylor, R. E. B. (Robert Emmett Bledsoe), 1793-1873
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum