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[Betty, Helen, and Eleanor Scott]

Description: Three sisters, Betty, Helen, and Eleanor Scott, daughter of Carolyn Street Scott and Thomas McGee Scott.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Falls Reunion Portrait, Family by House]

Description: A photograph of the Falls family reunion. The first three individuals on the extreme left are identified, the remaining five are unknown. From left to right, they are Elizabeth (Sarah Elizabeth Johnson) Falls, Soloman Falls, and "Little Tommy Falls". The foreground features the eight subjects of the family portrait, while the background features a small house and a group of children watching from the doorway. The reunion occurred in Paris, Texas. Elizabeth and Soloman Falls are the parents of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Home Service Memorial Pamphlet]

Description: This pamphlet describes the memorial service held by the First Baptist Church of Paris, TX to honor the soldiers from Lamar County who were killed during World War I. The front cover features text identifying the event to be held as a Home Service Memorial conducted by the American Red Cross "For the sons of Lamar County who have given their lives in service of their country" at the First Baptist Church of Paris, Texas on March 7th, 1919. The inside of the pamphlet contains a program guide to the memorial events, including a list of hymns to be sung and masses read, as well as an honor roll of the fallen soldiers for whom the memorial was conducted. Jett Falls name on the third page under the list of Honor Roll individuals, tenth from the top.
Date: March 7, 1919
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I. Scofield, July 26, 1921]

Description: Letter from D.H. Scott to Mrs. C.I Scofield with condolences on the death of her husband. Judge Scott comments on his 38 years of fellowship with C.I. Scofield.
Date: July 26, 1921
Creator: Scott, David Howell
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Myrtle Falls and Mattie Mae Falls]

Description: A photograph of six individuals, two of which are named by accompanying documentation. The girl on the extreme right is Mattie Mae Falls and the woman to her left (standing between Mattie and the other child) is Myrtle Falls. All individuals are dressed in white, formal dresses. Mattie Mae Falls is wearing a large white bow at the neck of her dress, while Myrtle Falls wears a set of light-rimmed glasses. The two named individuals are relatives of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Panoramic photo of Paris after the 1916 fire]

Description: Panoramic photo of the Paris fire after the devastating fire of 1916 that burned down most of the town. Caption says: Paris, Texas after the fire looking north from Gibralter Hotel.
Date: 1916
Creator: National Art Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph Album of Alice Bassano Dill]

Description: Photograph Album from the Joe E. Haynes family, arranged by Mr. Haynes' Grandmother, Alice Bassano Dill. Her father Alfred Bassano came to America from Liverpool on the ship Good Shepherd, and established Hope Farm near Paris.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dill, Alice Bassano
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Soloman and Elizabeth Falls with Grandson Wallace Smith]

Description: A photograph of Soloman and Elizabeth (Sarah Elizabeth Johnson) Falls standing in front of their home in Paris, Texas. Their grandson, Wallace Smith is dressed in a white shirt with a dark cloth hat positioned on his head. He is sitting on a horse which is being held by Elizabeth Falls, who is wearing a casual white dress. Soloman Falls is standing to the right of his wife and grandson, and is wearing a light shirt, dark pants, and dark hat. He is holding the reigns of a horse standing to his right. Soloman and Elizabeth Falls are the parents of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Soloman and Sarah Falls with Wallace Smith]

Description: A photograph of Soloman and Sarah (Elizabeth Johnson) Falls with their grandson, Wallace Smith. They are standing on the porch outside of a house in Paris, Texas. Wallace Smith is dressed in a dark hat, light shirt, and dark pants and appears to be barefoot. Elizabeth Falls is wearing a light colored dress, and Soloman Falls is wearing a dark hat, white shirt, and casual dark colored pants. Soloman and Sarah Falls are the parents of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Soloman Falls with Horses]

Description: A photograph of Soloman Falls standing between two horses in a small forest clearing. He is dressed in a black hat, casual white shirt, and light colored pants. Soloman Falls is the father of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Euless Public Library

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

Description: This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220.
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Views of the Paris, Texas Fire

Description: A small booklet with several images of the devastation in Paris, Texas after the 1916 fire. From the private collection of Scott Muhn.
Date: [1916]
Creator: Noyes, Josef H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Other