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C. H. Blewett Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: Man, woman, boy and three girls standing in front of wood clad residence. The one-story residence has a full, roofed porch and is raised on blocks with no skirting. A raised, plank walk leads to the front of the home. Left to right: BLEWETT, Chapman Hart. Born 25 Dec 1856, Richardson TX; died 24 May 1920; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, Mattie C. (Martha Corilla) Skiles. Born 23 Sep 1855, Warren Co. KY; died 16 Sep 1907/1920, Richardson TX; buried Blewett Cemetery, Richardson TX. Married 8 Dec 1880, Richardson TX. BLEWETT, John William. Born 25 Apr 1882, died Mar 1968. BLEWETT, Jennie Bell. Born 31 Jan 1886, died 10 Aug 1952. BLEWETT, Mattie Laura. Born 1 Jun 1896, died 15 Jan 1955. BLEWETT, Jessie Lou "Jeb". Born 22 Dec 1887.
Date: 1898~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Charter, constitution and by-laws, officers and members of Sterling Price Camp, United Confederate Veterans, Camp No. 31: organized, October 13th, 1889, in the city of Dallas, Texas.

Description: This book includes the charter, constitution and by-laws of the Sterling Price Camp of the United Confederate Veterans, including a roster of members with their rank and unit affiliations.
Date: 1893
Creator: United Confederate Veterans. Texas Division. Sterling Price Camp No. 31.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 1

Description: First volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has two parts, starting with a reprint of "History of Texas, 1685-1845" by Henderson Yoakum (original text with additional notes). The second part contains a series of essays on various aspects Texas history, broken into 19 chapters. Index starts on page 849.
Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

A Comprehensive History of Texas 1685 to 1897, Volume 2

Description: Second volume containing a comprehensive history of Texas; this volume has parts three through six, containing a series of essays on various aspects Texas history. Index starts on page 841.
Date: 1898
Creator: Wooten, Dudley G.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

The Cuban and Porto Rican campaigns

Description: This book covers the organization of warships during the Spanish American War, and discusses the battles in Cuba and Puerto Rico. Also mentioned in the book are the Rough Riders, General Miles, General Shafter, General Wheeler, General Sumner, Colonel Wood, General Young, the Red Cross, General Wilson, Key West, Admiral Sampson, Captain Chadwick, General Kent, General Lawton, Buena Ventura, Ensign Curtin, Captain Paget, Commander Davis, General Breckinridge, and General Chaffee.
Date: 1898
Creator: Davis, Richard Harding
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Dallas City Code]

Description: Text of laws in the city of Dallas, Texas, including standing rules, revised civil and criminal ordinances, and revised city ordinances. Most of the ordinances were enacted in 1889 with amendments in 1891 and 1893. Index to civil ordinances starts after page 296.
Date: 1893
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Financial Ledger]

Description: Ledger containing financial notes taken by Martin O'Connor in connection with St. Edward's College in Austin, Texas.
Date: [1896-08-21..1897-08-02]
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

Grissom family, Richardson, Texas

Description: Formal studio portrait. Three men, in dark suits, white shirts, and long neckties, standing behind two seated women. Both women wear dark skirts and white blouses with standing ruffled collars, possibly trimmed in lace. The woman on the right wears a dark ribbon around the collar. The woman on the left wears a dark, open jacket with ribbon trim at collar and cuffs. Additional information: Children of Park Lee GRISSOM (24 Aug 1854 - 10 Feb 1938) and Mary Jennie COFFEE (5 Sep 1852 - 6 Apr 1912) Left to right - Pat, Guss, Will (standing) Rebecca, Ada (seated) Pat GRISSOM [?Richard Clint GRISSOM?] (20 May 1882 AL - 3 Jul 1948 TX) married Ollie Mae CROSS Guss Eugene GRISSOM (19 Jul 1889 AL - 12 Aug 1969 TX) married Allie Bell BOGGS William Lee GRISSOM (27 Oct 1879 AL - 29 Jan 1949 TX) married Mollie SANDIFER Rebecca Bell GRISSOM (15 Jul 1884 AL - 12 Aug 1962 TX) married Robert Tremble PREWITT Ada Coloeman GRISSOM (23 Feb 1877 AL - 6 May 1950 AL) married Minor HARAWAY
Date: 1890/1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

History of Negro soldiers in the Spanish-American War, and other items of interest.

Description: Includes sections on the causes of the Spanish American War, the incident with the Battleship Maine, African Americans in the Navy, African Americans on San Juan Hill, Roosevelt, McKinley, Buffalo Soldiers, African American officers and regiments. General themes include civil rights and prejudice.
Date: 1899
Creator: Johnson, Edward Augustus
Item Type: Book
Partner: Other

The Industrial Advantages of Austin, Texas, or Austin Up To Date

Description: This book gives a brief historical overview of Austin, Texas and discusses the impact of the industries on the city, noting the major business enterprises of the time period. Index follows page 91.
Date: 1894
Creator: Austin Board of Trade
Item Type: Book
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

The Karankawa Indians, The Coast People of Texas.

Description: Book describing the history and customs of the Karankawa Indians. Index starts on page 101.
Date: 1891
Creator: Gatschet, Albert S. (Albert Samuel), 1832-1907; Hammond, Charles Adrian & Oliver, Alice William
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Ladoga Public Schools Pupil Card]

Description: Card placing Edgar B. Sutherlin in Ladoga Public Schools in 1899. It reads: "Ladoga Public Schools. Edgar Sutherlin Pupil in 7th Year Grade, 1899-00, Belongs in 8th Year Grade, 1900-01. Nelle Morrison Teacher. J. F. Warfel, Supt."
Date: 1899/1900
Item Type: Text
Partner: Private Collection of the Sutherlin Family

Locations and Depths of the Artesian Wells of the Black and Grand Prairies of Texas

Description: This map shows a portion of Texas with markings for different kinds of artesian wells. In the top, left-hand corner, there is an inset showing the entire state and marking the area detailed in the map. The header at the top of the map says, "U. S. Geological Survey, Twenty-First Annual Report, Part VII, PL. LXVIII." Scale [1:316,800] "Contour Interval 100 feet."
Date: 1898
Creator: Hill, Robert Thomas, 1858-1941
Item Type: Map
Partner: UNT Libraries

Marine School

Description: Marine School. Marked beginning of Castleberry School District
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Matt Turner and wife, Richardson, Texas

Description: Copy of a photograph, a man and a woman, head and chest visible. The formal portrait is a horizontal oval mounted on stock. The man has a beard and moustache, is wearing a suitcoat and vest, with shirt and tie. The woman is wearing a dark dress, with dark moire satin bow at the neck, a brooch on her left side, and an earring visible on her left ear.
Date: 1890/1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Memorial and Biographical History of Dallas County, Texas.

Description: This book is a biographical view of Dallas, Texas and its history. The book uses many narratives of the individuals who helped shape Dallas history. The book has various content including: biographies of all of the U.S. Presidents; a list of Dallas County pioneers from 1841-1850; an overview of Dallas history; and hundreds of brief biographies, including some illustrations.
Date: 1892
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library

Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...

Description: Memorial and biographical history of Ellis county, Texas ... Containing a history of this important section of the great state of Texas, from the earliest period of its occupancy to the present time, together with glimpses of its future prospects; with full-page portraits of the presidents of the United States, and also full-page portraits of some of the most eminent men of the county, and biographical mention of many of its pioneers, and also of prominent citizens of to-day ...
Date: 1892
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Public Library