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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

[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

[Lloyd Logan, Sr. and family, 1948]

Description: Family portrait taken outdoors on the porch of the family home. Lloyd Logan, Sr. is seated at center front with his wife seated to his left and his daughter seated to his right. His four sons stand in the background. There is a window behind the group. A porch chair, the yard and bushes are also visible.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
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

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

[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

[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

[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

[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]

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

[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

Pictures from Three Rivers' Past

Description: Essay discussing the history of Three Rivers, Texas and photographs of the early days of the town.
Date: 2009
Creator: Hudson, Richard
Item Type: Paper
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

Teacher's Contract for Pearl Vinson

Description: Teacher's contract for Pearl Vinson from 1925. The contract stipulates that she will teach for 7 months at a rate of $85/month in the Cross Roads Elementary in Cass County. Other signatures on the contract include J. F. Joyner, M.A. Harrell and R.E. Hall, trustees, and J. F. Lovelace, County Superintendant.
Date: May 5, 1925
Item Type: Text
Partner: Other