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[Land grant to Gabriel B. Knight, 1854]

Description: Grant for 320 acres of land in Tarrant County to Gabriel B. Knight, "in Denton District. Tarrant County on Bear Creek in the Lower Cross Timbers . . . "
Date: June 2, 1854
Creator: Texas. General Land Office.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Other

[The Lynchburg List of Voters: Analysis of the Men who Voted]

Description: This chart documents several aspects of the men who voted at Lynchburg on February 2, 1836. The chart notes the following about each voter, and whether they appear in the following records: Veteran of San Jacinto who received land for military service; 1830 Census of Texas; Harris County probate; Harris County deeds; and other vital records.
Date: 2008
Creator: Shaw, Donna Beth
Item Type: Text
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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Minnie Bell Woods]

Description: Studio portrait of Minnie Bell Woods sitting on a carved bench. She wears glasses, a light-colored blouse with a dark bow at the neck, and a dark skirt.
Date: unknown
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

[Letters of Rev. Dr. Thomas McHutchin Cunningham]

Description: The Rev. Dr. Thomas McHutchin Cunningham (March 22, 1887 - March 3, 1979) wrote these letters to family members from April 14, 1918 to November 28, 1927. The letters detail his life as a minister in Texas and other locations. The letters are written from Stamford, Spur, Eliasville, Sherman, Gainesville, Orange, Boston (Mass.), Richmond (Va.), and Knoxville (Tn.). The letters detail church news, family life, and travel on the S.S. Leviaton in 1927 to visit London, Paris, and Jerusalem.
Date: 1918
Creator: Cunningham, Thomas McHutchin
Item Type: Book
Partner: Other