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[Calder Place house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Calder Place that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel seen on the windows and patio were designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The back of the photo is stamped "Business Men's Studio 201 Main Street Beaumont, Texas"
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Carolyn Street Scott at the airport]

Description: Carolyn Street Scott at the airport. Mark Richards had taken her to see the airplane he and Caroline and their children had flown to Texas from their home in Virginia.
Date: August 1971
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

The City of Houston from Wilderness to Wonder

Description: This book gives an overview of the history of the City of Houston, Texas, covering "The Beginning of Houston and Houston Up to the Civil War."
Date: 1936
Creator: Allen, O.F.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Fire at the Humble Oil Tank Farm]

Description: Photograph of a fire at the Humble Oil tank farm in Webster, Texas. A large cloud of smoke is billowing out from the property.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

The Heritage of North Harris County

Description: Booklet describing the history of northern Harris County, Texas, including information about the people, communities, industries, and other information of note, broken down by time periods.
Date: April 1986
Creator: American Association of University Women. North Harris County Branch.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Harris County Public Library

[Letter from Rudene Graham to Yvonne Sutherlin, July 15, 1985]

Description: Letter from Rudene Graham to Yvonne Sutherlin, on July 15, 1985, discussing the research they have both been doing into their ancestors. Graham asks Sutherlin about a book she had heard of concerning the Sutherlin family.
Date: July 15, 1985
Creator: Graham, Rudene
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Rudene Graham, July 24, 1985]

Description: Letter from Yvonne Sutherlin to Rudene Graham, on July 24, 1985, giving Graham background on the members of the family that may be related to her, as well as mentioning the books Sutherlin has found on her husband's family.
Date: July 24, 1985
Creator: Sutherlin, Yvonne Aaron
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

[Lillie Abercrombie with two toddlers on lawn]

Description: Lillie Abercrombie kneeling on lawn behind two seated toddlers dressed in blue overcoats beside brick sidewalk. Two story house with double columns in background.
Date: December 1, 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

[The Lynchburg List of Voters: Analysis of the Men who Voted]

Description: This chart documents several aspects of the men who voted at Lynchburg on February 2, 1836. The chart notes the following about each voter, and whether they appear in the following records: Veteran of San Jacinto who received land for military service; 1830 Census of Texas; Harris County probate; Harris County deeds; and other vital records.
Date: 2008
Creator: Shaw, Donna Beth
Item Type: Text
Partner: Other

[Petroleum heater construction]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Pipes and steel beams are gathered in stacks upon the floor of the structure. Handwritten on the back of the photograph, "Alcorn Combustion Co Crown Central Petroleum Co Pasadena Heater file A2" The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater under construction]

Description: Photograph of a section of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two workers are at the top of the structure, each wearing a hard hat. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater under construction]

Description: Photograph of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Scattered construction materials and steel beams are located throughout the site. A ladder is leaning against the left side of the structure. Several men are standing near a building in the far right background. The back of the photo is stamped "Litterst Com'l Photo Co. 2007 Polk Ave. Houston, Texas PR 0703"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Postcard of a Sugar Cane Mill]

Description: The image in front of the postcard shows a forest in the background. In the middle ground there is a sugarcane mill. On the left side in the middle ground there are figures underneath a roof besides a chimney. In the middle there is a horse and two figures standing. On the left side, in the foreground, there is an older man sitting in a farm carriage pulled by two bulls. On the left lower corner is printed the following: "A Sugar Cane Mill." Underneath the printed text is handwritten the following: "Hello Marie, How are you. Sig went away last month, she went to Louisville. Mamie." The postcard is addressed to Miss Marie Bright in Houston, Texas. On the back of the postcard on the lower left side there is a paragraph that explains how a sugar cane mill functions. On the left side is printed the following: "Art Publishers To Their Majesties The King And Queen."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum