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Bosque County: Land and People (A History of Bosque County, Texas)

Description: This volume about Bosque County includes introductory material about the history and geography of the area, community histories, and family histories with genealogical information. Index starts on page 788.
Date: 1985
Creator: Bosque County History Book Committee
Item Type: Book
Partner: Denton Public Library

A Brief History of The Austin Avenue United Methodist Church of Waco, Texas

Description: Text describing the history of The Austin Avenue United Methodist Church in Waco, Texas, including information about its establishment, staff members, congregation, and historic significance of the building located on Austin Avenue near 13th Street.
Date: 1991
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Text
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Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Austin Avenue in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road with train tracks running through the center and horse-drawn carts on either side of the road, surrounded by colorful buildings. The scene is described as "Austin Avenue looking West Waco, Texas." On the back, a short message reads, "Hello Mamie: How are you and Jim getting along? Saw Marie in Houston. Elsa." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: August 25, 1910
Creator: Elsa
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lover's Leap in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a river cutting through lush green brush from a high vantage point. The scene is described as "View from Lovers' Leap. Waco, Texas." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mammie: How are you? We are having some joy. This is a fine little town. Sure do miss you and we may see more Tx. Louis + Smith Anne." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFadden 1906 McFadden Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: August 25, 1910
Creator: Louis and Smith Anna
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

Prospectus of Twelve Central Texas Counties.

Description: This book gives an overview of the twelve Blackland Counties of Texas in alphabetical order. For each county, a brief description of the geographic and agricultural characteristics is given as well as statistics on population and county income. Additionally, a geological description of the Black Prairie Region gives more specific aspects of the area and the soil compositions and a final chapter discusses the property market of the area.
Date: 1895
Creator: Crawford, Wilbur F. & [Moore, Monta J.]
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Some Notable Persons in First Street Cemetery of Waco, Texas

Description: This text contains a list of selected persons buried in the First Street Cemetery in Waco, Texas. Each person listed has a full name, birth and death dates, and a short biographical statement. Maps on pages vi and vii show the location of the cemetery within the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

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

Texas State Historical Association Seventy-Eighth Annual Meeting, 1974

Description: Program for the 78th annual meeting of the Texas State Historical Association, held in Waco, Texas, including a list of sessions for the meeting and related information about the organization and conference.
Date: February 1974
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Texas State Historical Association