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Annual Report of the American Historical Association for The Year 1922: In Two Volumes and a Supplemental Volume, Volume 2

Description: This text contains the second portion of the Austin Papers for 1922, "belonging to the years 1828-1834," published as part of the Annual Report of the American Historical Association. It includes a preface by the editor with a general history of the Austin Papers and states, "the documents here published continue...to shed much light on the conditions and motives which led to emigration from the United States to Texas" (p. vii). Index starts on page 1177.
Date: 1928
Creator: American Historical Association
Partner: UNT Libraries

[League City Classroom]

Description: Photograph of students in a classroom at League City School. While some students are seated at desks, several students are standing in a line at the front of the classroom. Behind the students who are standing is a chalkboard with some text on it. One of the students is Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross.
Date: 1928
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Young Girl]

Description: Photograph of a young girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posing for a portrait in a short-sleeved white ensemble. Her hair is styled in a short, blonde bob. The year "1928" is written just below her portrait.
Date: 1928
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Postcard of Hotel Kahler 2]

Description: Postcard of a yellow 11-story hotel with three trees planted in the front, described on the back as "The Kahler Hotel 650 Rooms - Rochester, Minnesota Largest, Finest, and newest air-conditioned guest and public rooms - food and beverage service in the Elizabethan Room all day, service in the Coffee House - Unique Hemisphere Room cocktail lounge - many private dining rooms - exceptional shopping arcade on the subway system parking facilities." The message on the back reads, "Glad you two have gone to N. O. Hope you have a good time also have Carroll take an extra slice at S. A. for me - Will be drawn Saturday - pork casing for sale - being picked now Dr. Betirs - Practicing for an early Duck Season - don't bother about me it's my decision - think it'll help - not absolutely necessary - I'm fine and not worried in the least Love, Leah." The postcard is addressed to "Mr. and Mrs. Carroll E. Ward 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: September 1928
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Pence Springs Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a three story building with a white porch and balcony, with two men standing on the roof, described as "Pence Springs Hotel, Pence Springs, W. Va. W. D. Paxton Manager." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: July 19, 1928
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[The Ross Family]

Description: Photograph of a small family group standing on the porch steps of a house. According to accompanying information, the woman in the center is Nell Megown Ross and the girl to her right is Elizabeth Harris, née Ross. The girl on the left of Nell is unidentified. Each individual is wearing 1920s attire.
Date: 1928
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[The Ross Family]

Description: Photograph of a small family group standing on the porch steps of a house. According to accompanying information, the man in the center is James Hayden Ross and the girl to his right is Elizabeth Harris, née Ross. The girl on the left of James is unidentified. Each individual is wearing 1920s attire.
Date: 1928
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library