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History of McKinney and Collin County

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the history of Collin County including important people, agricultural geography, and economic aspects.
Date: May 1, 1924
Creator: Wilson, Walter B.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

James P. Thomas, Sr. and Ms. Rosabelle Hines

Description: James P. Thomas, Sr. and Ms. Rosabelle Hines, "Camp Meeting Aug 2 - 03". James and his girlfriend Rosabelle sit on a rocky outcropping in a stream. James was a McKinney resident.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center

A Man and a Woman in a Horse Drawn Buggy

Description: A man and a woman sitting in a horse drawn buggy on a dirt street in a residential area of a city. From the collection of James P. Thomas, Sr., McKinney.
Date: 1903~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center

Man and woman

Description: Unidentified couple in dress clothes. The woman has a bow in her hair and is wearing a locket. The man has on a narrow tie and a watch fob.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greenwood Blue Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

Man in suit

Description: Unidentified man in a dark suit, photograph process is "Aristo Finish."
Date: unknown
Creator: Wakely
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

McKinney High School Football Team 1924

Description: McKinney High School Football team, "Season 24 or 25" (1924 team). 11 man squad. Person on far left is John David Stiff Bond, father of donor
Date: 1924
Creator: Greenwood Studios
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center

[Name Index to Gwen Pettit Articles]

Description: Spreadsheet index of personal and family names found in the compiled transcriptions of newspaper articles written by Gwen Pettit about the local history of Allen, Texas.
Date: February 2013
Creator: Fisher, Lindy
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

Routh Family Reunion, Routh Home, Plano, Texas

Description: Family group, informal portrait. 5 informal rows, some faces partially hidden. 52 faces visible, some partially. One torso, far right. Children seated in front. 2 women, center, appear to be wearing dark hats or bonnets with large black ribbons. 1 man, seated, holding hat, wears eye patch on right eye. Written on back: on back: about 1938 - Routh family reunion, Routh Home - Plano. BACK ROW: Vivian S Barron, Madge Carver Barron, Cecil Thornton Barron, Stanley J Jr Mendenhall, Stanley J Mendenhall, Stanton J Barron, Haskel Roach, Jake Barron or Jimmy Rogers, Jake Barron or Jimmy Rogers, UNK, UNK, UNK, Robert Webb, Roy Patton Howell, UNK, UNK SECOND ROW: John M Campbell, UNK, UNK, Pauline Mendenhall, Bertha Mendenhall, UNK, UNK, UNK, Rosa Routh, Clara Routh, Virginia Roach, Mildred C Rogers, Julia Mendenhall, Florence Rogers, UNK, UNK, UNK, UNK BOTTOM ROW: UNK, Mary Ann Coit, UNK, Louise Rogers, all others unidentified
Date: 1939~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

The Texarkana Gateway to Texas and the Southwest

Description: This text gives an overview of the places and resources in Texas with an emphasis on the locations where the railroads run through the state. Indexes start on page 220.
Date: 1896
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries

Two Women and a Thresher

Description: Two women standing in front of a thresher in a farm field. Their horse drawn buggy is in the background. From the collection of James P. Thomas, Sr., McKinney.
Date: 1903~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center

Two Women in a Horse Drawn Cart

Description: Two women in a horse drawn cart on a dirt road in the country.. From the collection of James P. Thomas, Sr., McKinney.
Date: 1903~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center

Woman in white gown

Description: Unidentified woman in a white dress. There is a bow in her hair, and a photo cameo on her neckline with an image of a man. There is a locket around her neck, and she is holding flowers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greenwood Blue Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

A Women and a Man in a Tree

Description: A women and a man in a tree, having a picnic, "Camp Meeting Aug 2 - 03". From the collection of James P. Thomas, Sr., McKinney
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center

Wood's Cafe, early 1940's, McKinney

Description: High vantage point photo of the inside of the cafe, looking towards front door. This is a very busy lunch hour. Most of the men have either hung their hats on the wall rack or still have them on. Only two people have noticed the photographer, the rest are occupied by their meal or conversation. The door to the cafe is propped open, leaving the screen door to allow any sort of breeze in.
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: North Texas History Center