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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

Reverend Marvin C. Griffin

Description: Written information about the accomplishments of Reverend Marvin C. Griffin of Ebenezer Baptist Church in Austin, TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Other

[Maude Woods Clark Hembry House]

Description: Photograph of a frame house with wooden siding, shingled roof, and two brick chimneys. Two porches, supported by square columns, are visible. The central gable is decorated with "fish scale" shingles. The house is surrounded by lawn and faces an unpaved street. A sidewalk runs in front of the house and parallel to the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[John Amus Clark and Maude Woods Clark]

Description: Studio portrait of a young couple. John Amus Clark, on the left, wears a three-piece suit and felt hat. Maude Woods Clark [Hembry], on the right, wears a striped blouse, a plaid skirt, and a straw hat.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Ida Spikes Hill, Will Hill, and Ada Hill]

Description: Photograph of three members of the Hill family. Ida Spikes Hill, Will Hill, and Ada Hill are outdoors in front of a picket fence. Trees and houses are visible in the background. The Hills are wearing coats and hats.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Norvell Hill]

Description: Studio portrait of baby Norvell Hill [Williams Reed] seated on an elaborate wicker bench. She is wearing a light-colored dress and dark shoes.
Date: 1922
Creator: Carrset Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Othello Norvell Lister Hill]

Description: Studio style portrait of Othello Norvell Lister Hill taken in the 1940's. She is wearing dark suit embellished with light braid trim, a locket, and button-style earrings.
Date: c. 1940 - 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Othello Norvell Lister]

Description: Studio-style portrait of Othello Norvell Lister [Hill] as a child in Ennis, Texas. She stands next to a wire-back chair and wears a light ruffled dress with dark stockings and shoes. A bow is in her hair.
Date: c. 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[T. C. Hill]

Description: Studio portrait of T. C. Hill. Mr. Hill is shown against a plain background and is wearing a suit and hat.
Date: c. 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Joe Lister]

Description: Studio portrait of Joe Lister. Mr. Lister is holding a hat and standing next to an elaborate wicker chair. A paisley drape is in the background.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Viola Allen Lister]

Description: Photographic portrait of Viola Allen Lister [Reynolds]. She is wearing a teal shaded blouse and a locket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Viola Allen Lister]

Description: Photographic portrait of Viola Allen Lister [Reynolds]. She is wearing a blouse with button detail at the shoulders and neckline and a locket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Cafeteria Employees' Banquet, c. 1942]

Description: Group portrait of participants in a banquet for Texas State College for Women's African American cafeteria employees and their wives, c. 1942. Pictured, back row, left to right are: Luther Lambert, Anna Lambert, Othello Hill, T. C. Hill, Velma Berry, Mr. Hollis, Norvell Hill Williams, Sanford Williams, Amanda Mohair, and Noble Holland. Pictured, front row, left to right are: C. J. Peace, Erma Peace, Mr. Miller, Dilly Miller, Dorothy Fox Fox, James Otis Fox, Lavada Hamilton, and Cliff Hamilton.
Date: c. 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Cafeteria Employees' Banquet, c. 1942_digitally restored]

Description: Group portrait of participants in a banquet for Texas State College for Women's African American cafeteria employees and their wives, c. 1942. Pictured, back row, left to right are: Luther Lambert, Anna Lambert, Othello Hill, T. C. Hill, Velma Berry, Mr. Hollis, Norvell Hill Williams, Sanford Williams, Amanda Mohair, and Noble Holland. Pictured, front row, left to right are: C. J. Peace, Erma Peace, Mr. Miller, Dilly Miller, Dorothy Fox Fox, James Otis Fox, Lavada Hamilton, and Cliff Hamilton.
Date: c. 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Williams Family Portrait]

Description: Portrait of the Williams family. Back row, left to right are: Walter, Charles, and Irene. Front row, left to right are Sanford Jr., Norvell, and Gloria.
Date: c. 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Maude Woods, age 18]

Description: Hand-colored portrait of Maude Woods [Clark Hembry]. She is wearing a dark outfit with a white bow at her throat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other