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Annual Reports, City of Dallas: 1900-1901

Description: Report on various aspects of the city of Dallas, Texas describing activities, funding, and other information for fiscal year 1900-1901, including an overall report from the mayor as well as departmental reports from city officials.
Date: 1901
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Beaumont City Hall]

Description: Postcard of Beaumont City Hall on Main Street between Gilbert and College streets. Two men can be seen standing on the right bottom of the picture. This building was built in 1909 to serve as a cooperative market by the City of Beaumont, but was used as a City Hall and Jail from about 1910 until 1926. Later in the 1920s it was used as a market and at one time went by the name of the Nancy Tevis Market. Printed on the top left of the postcard is "City Hall, Beaumont, Texas.--19." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding its creation: "E.C. Kropp Co., Milwaukee" and "27097N." The card is addressed to Mrs. C S Browne (?) 111 Long St, West Roxbury, Mass.
Date: [1909..1926]
Creator: E. C. Kropp Co.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Beaumont Country Club]

Description: Postcard of of the Beaumont County Club house with pier and boathouse in the foreground. The Beaumont Country Club was formed in 1906 on a hill overlooking the Neches River on a hundred acres of land. Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Country Club House, BEAUMONT, Texas." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information related to the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "G.A.P.C.M. Co., N.Y." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Dear Julia - This is Sunday and we are busy as ever. I will write a letter tomorrow Hoping this will find you well and happy Mamma." The card is addressed to Mrs. Julia Stafford, Meridian Mississippi (Meridian Norman's College).
Date: October 18, 1909
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[A Beautiful Drive]

Description: Postcard of a road through trees in Beaumont, Texas with the caption, "A Beautiful Drive, Beaumont, Texas." In the far distance down the road is possibly an automobile.
Date: [1900..1952]
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

Biographical sketch of General Mirabeau B. Lamar

Description: Manuscript (reproduction) about Mirabeau B. Lamar, written by Edward Fontaine his personal secretary. Original manuscript dates from 1857.
Date: 1900
Creator: Fontaine, Edward
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

The Bronco, Yearbook of Denton High School, 1907

Description: Yearbook for Denton High School in Denton, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations. index starts on page #.
Date: 1907
Creator: Denton High School
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Denton Public Library

[The Butler Building]

Description: Photograph of the Butler Building, a historic two-story League City building located on Second Street which was then known as King's Trail. A few horses and horse-drawn wagons are parked just outside the building. Three men are standing in the open doorway of the building; the man on the far right is John P. Atkinson, according to accompanying information.
Date: December 29, 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[The Butler Building]

Description: Photograph of the Butler Building, a historic two-story League City building located on Second Street which was then known as King's Trail. Two horses, one of them tethered to a wagon, are standing just outside the building. Several men are standing in a line near the building entrance; one of the men is John P. Atkinson, according to accompanying information.
Date: December 29, 1909
Creator: Schlueter, F. J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Campbell Family and Residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: Two men and 1 woman standing in front of a wood clad residence. The rear, roofed, porch is facing; the front porch is just visible on the far left of the photograph. From left to right: A man is standing in front of a dark horse. A small dog is perched on the hind-quarters of the horse. A man is standing in front of a small black and white dog. The dog is sitting on a wooden box/crate. A woman is standing at the front corner of the porch, beneath a medium tree. She is holding a palm fan.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

Description: From the title page: "Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers. Some unwritten history and facts in the thrilling experiences of frontier life. The battle and death of Big Foot, the noted Kiowa chief. The mortally wounding and dying confession of "Old Jape." The Comanchie, the most noted and bloodthirsty savages that ever depredated on the frontier of Texas. By one of the Nine, a member of Company "E" Texas Rangers."
Date: 1906
Creator: Maltby, William Jeff
Item Type: Book
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Charter of the City of Dallas

Description: Official copy of the text of Senate Bill 316, titled "An act to grant a new charter to the City of Dallas, Dallas County, Texas; repealing all laws or parts of laws in conflict herewith, and declaring an emergency." It includes a certificate of authenticity signed by the Texas Secretary of State.
Date: 1907
Creator: Texas. Legislature.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Citizens State Bank, Richardson, Texas

Description: Brick storefront, with curved corrugated metal awning. Three sets of double opening doors, with smaller glass panes above. "The Citizens State Bank" painted on one of the middle set of doors. Bill Stratton, age 6, and Newt Harris standing in and in front of right hand set of doors. Angled tall counter visible through the opened left pair of doors. Brick sidewalk in front, dirt street visible with double board walkway across. Written on back: Daddy, 6yrs ( Bill Stratton) & Uncle Newt Harris, 1906
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Collection of Paper Doll Girls and Women]

Description: Collection of paper doll figures that have been cut out of magazines and journals. The images include young girls, young women, and adult women in fashionable dresses; two (identical) girls have only upper bodies).
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Image
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum