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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
Partner: Richardson Public Library

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
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Pearl Street view]

Description: Postcard of Pearl Street, possibly looking south, with buildings, people, carriages, and a trolley car. Carriages can be seen on the left and right sides of the street with men and women. The trolley car is visible in the center of the picture. Written on the bottom of the postcard is "Beaumont Cigar Co" "Pearl Street, Looking South" and "Beaumont, Texas." In handwriting is also written "Thought maybe you would like this." In addition to the Beaumont Cigar Co., the back of the postcard also credits the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: The Albertype Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

Sam Harben family and residence, Richardson, Texas

Description: 14 persons standing behind a white picket fence. Wooden frame house in back; the right-hand 2/3 has a covered porch with 3 doors and 2 windows visible. The people are: man, woman, woman, girl holding doll, man, woman, man, woman, young man, girl, woman, child standing on fence rail, man, young man/boy. All men are wearing hats.
Date: 1890/1910
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Statistics and information concerning the state of Texas: with its millions of acres of unoccupied lands...

Description: This book covers statistical information for the state of Texas. It includes "great inducements for the investment of capital, health for the invalid, interesting sights and scenes for the tourist and pleasure seeker, broad fields of research for the historian, unsurpassed hunting grounds for the sportsman, and other resources waiting to be unlocked by the key of capital in the hands of labor and industry" (title page).
Date: 1890
Creator: Missouri Pacific Railway Company.
Partner: UNT Libraries

True veterans of Texas : an authentic account of the Battle of San Jacinto : a complete list of heroes who fought, bled and died at San Jacinto : doubtful points cleared up

Description: An account of the Battle of San Jacinto written by Sam Houston and sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas. Cover title. "Presented for publication by J.W. Winters, Bigfoot, Texas."
Date: 1890
Creator: Houston, Sam; Burnett, David Gouverneur & Winters, J. W.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

[Photocopy of Beseler Bar Photograph]

Description: Photocopy of a photograph of the interior of a bar room, printed on a sheet with a handwritten note about the name of the bar, and the date of the photo. The photo depicts a group of men standing in front of a bar counter, their backs to the camera, and three bar-tenders wearing aprons and standing behind the bar. The wall behind the counter is lined with mirrors, cabinets, and bottles.
Date: 1891
Partner: Patrick Heath 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
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
Partner: Dallas Public Library

[Business Letters: December 1892 - September 1900]

Description: Ledger containing business letters written primarily by D. M. O'Connor and G. Howard discussing land patents and various other transactions, with some supplementary tallies. An index to recipients is at the front of the ledger.
Date: 1892-12-24/1900-09-27
Creator: O'Connor, Dennis Martin; Howard, George & Knowlan, Frank
Partner: Texas Coastal Bend Collection

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.
Partner: Dallas Public Library

[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.)
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

A Memorial and Biographical History of Navarro, Henderson, Anderson, Limestone, Freestone and Leon Counties, Texas

Description: This book gives an overview of each of the six counties including history, important statistics and facts, and biographies of central figures. According to the title page, it contains "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 Prospects; also Biographical Mention of Many of the Pioneers and Prominent Citizens of the Present Time, and Full-page Portraits of the most Eminent Men of this Section."
Date: 1893
Creator: Lewis Publishing Company
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Austin, 1893-94

Description: General directory for Austin, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the present state, county and city governments, and a complete list of all county officials, post offices and money order offices in Texas; also an index of societies, associations, churches, corporations, educational institutes, the full name and address of all residents, their occupations or pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also A Valuable Steet and Avenue Guide." The Table of Contents starts on page 6; the Index to Advertisements is on page 8.
Date: 1893
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library