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[Petroleum heater under construction]
Photograph of a section of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two workers are at the top of the structure, each wearing a hard hat. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
[Petroleum heater under construction]
Photograph of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Scattered construction materials and steel beams are located throughout the site. A ladder is leaning against the left side of the structure. Several men are standing near a building in the far right background. The back of the photo is stamped "Litterst Com'l Photo Co. 2007 Polk Ave. Houston, Texas PR 0703"
[Phillips Bungalow in Marshall]
This bungalow in Marshall is just one of the many bungalow styles to be found in the city. The location is 1401 Herndon Street at the intersection with Evans Street. Until 1952 it was the home of Dr. Oliver Wendell and Mayme Adams Phillips. Dr. Phillips was a dentist; Mrs. Phillips taught school. She died in 1952; Dr. Phillips died in 1955. The house was vacant for several years until O. W. Phillips Jr. moved there, occupying it until the late 1990's. The house has been unoccupied since then.
[Photo Album of Mamie McFaddin]
Photograph album containing a number of images pasted on the pages, some with handwritten annotations. A note on the inside cover says "Mamie Louis McFadden, 1906 McFaddin [...], Beaumont, Texas -- Given to me with all Mexican pictures by Frank Pickrell at El Paso, Texas."
[Photocopy of Beseler Bar Photograph]
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.
[Photocopy of Original Polo Playing Field Photograph]
Photocopy of a photograph of a polo playing field, a large grassy, well-manicured lawn with small, gently rolling hills. The area is surrounded by trees, and there are mountains in the distant background. Below the photo, handwritten notes give information about the playing field. The back of the paper is blank.
[Photocopy of Vanderstratton Saloon Photograph]
Photocopy of a photograph depicting ten men sitting or standing on the roof of a two-story house with light-colored wood siding, windows, along each floor, and columns on both the front porch and balcony. The house is surrounded on both visible sides (front and right side) by scaffolding, and two small trees stand in front of the house. A light-colored picket fence on both sides leads to a smaller building on the left. The photo is printed on both sides of the paper, and on the front, handwritten notes about the building indicate that it burned down.
[Photocopy with Information on Frank Krause Building]
Photocopy of information about the Frank Krause Building in Boerne, Texas. Includes a grainy photograph of a two-story building with a porch on the first floor and a balcony on the second floor. Also included is a short paragraph with the history of the building. A photograph of the interior of a long, narrow bar room with high ceilings is attached to the back of the paper.
[Photograph Album of Alice Bassano Dill]
Photograph Album from the Joe E. Haynes family, arranged by Mr. Haynes' Grandmother, Alice Bassano Dill. Her father Alfred Bassano came to America from Liverpool on the ship Good Shepherd, and established Hope Farm near Paris.
[Photograph of 1924 Masonic Temple]
Photograph of the 1924 Sherman Mason Temple building. This multistoried building with beige brick, columns, and a stone pediment is currently home to the Sherman Jazz Museum.
[Photograph of 1952 College Station City Council]
Photograph of 1952 city of College Station, Texas City Council meeting. The back contains handwritten text as follows: "_____. Bill Fitch, Marion Pugh, Joe Sorrels, Ernest Langford, Howard Badgett,Harry Boyer, N. M. McGinnis, Ran Boswell" Individual not named in obverse text is identified as J. Wheeler Barger. At time of photograph, Earnest Langford was Mayor and Ran Boswell was City Manager.
[Photograph of a Bed]
Photograph of a bed with a carved wooden frame covered with a striped pink and blue quilt.
[Photograph of a Dresser]
Photograph of a wooden dresser with a mirror on top of it pushed against a wall in a room in Texas.
[Photograph of a Group of People]
Photograph of a group of people wearing dark clothes standing in front of a brick wall outside. A note below the image indicates that the photo is associated with Conroe Public Schools and identifies the people as (left to right): top row: unknown, Miss Turner, Mrs. Maude Gillmore Bell, Minnie Williamson, Petway Jones, Hulan Anderson, Mrs. Gertrude Paileer Lierman; and bottom row: Mrs. Runyon, Mr. Runyon, Janie May Smith, Helen Jones, Miss Elizabeth Turney, and Mrs. R. C. Carter.
[Photograph of a street lined with cars]
Photograph of old automobiles parked diagonally along either side of a long street. There are large trees lining either side of the street, and on the left side, off the road, there is a shed with an opening through the middle. Far down the road, there is a car driving on the street. The back of the photograph is blank except for a handwritten note with a name.
[Photograph of a Woman]
Photograph of a woman wearing an off-the-shoulder lace dress.
[Photograph of Abandoned Shacks in Old Tusculum]
Photograph of two run-down shacks in a wooded area with tall grass. The smaller shack, on the left, has a curled tin roof which is held up in part by a wood post in front of the open doorway. The shack on the right is partially made from stone and has roof that has mostly fallen off or into the building. There is a boat in front of the shack on the right, while the shack on the left has wire strung about it (which is connected to a short electrical pole). On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note indicating the shacks were part of old Tusculum (now Boerne, Texas), and a stamp identifying the donor of the photo.
[Photograph of Aerial View of Boerne Lake]
Photograph of a dark blue lake with a narrow road along the front-right side, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). In front of the lake, the land is brown and bare and has very few trees, but beyond the lake, there are plenty of trees covering the land. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
[Photograph of Allison Cemetery]
Photograph of Allison Cemetery. There is a wire fence around the cemetery with a large sign that reads "Allison". There are several headstones visible in the cemetery and there are many trees near the headstones.
[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Grave]
Photograph of Andrew Hanson and his wife's, Anna's, tombstone in Sherman, Texas. Andrew was born in 1855 and died in 1940 and Anna was born in 1855 and died in 1915.
[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Historical Marker]
Photograph of Andrew Hanson's historical marker in Sherman, Texas. The plaque is on a stone column and is located in a cemetery. Behind the column is the path that goes through the cemetery.
[Photograph of Andrew L. Randell]
Photograph of Andrew Lawrence Randell's grave marker in Sherman, Texas. He was born in 1880 and died in 1931 and was a Grandmaster of the Masons in 1921.
[Photograph of Antioch Baptist Church]
Photograph of Antioch Baptist Church, a one-story building with an angled roof over the entrance. On each side of the entrance are small benches and potted plants and in front of the name for the church is a large tree.
[Photograph of Austin College]
Photograph of the Austin College campus in Sherman, Texas. The photograph focuses on a square building with a parking lot beside it and trees and shrubs in front of it. The American and Texas flags are being flown in front of the building.
[Photograph of B. H. Zauk]
Photograph of the headstone of B. H. Zauk. The marker states that he died in 1919. The marker has been overgrown with grass.
[Photograph of Barron Cemetery]
Photograph of the entrance to Barron Cemetery in Collinsville, Texas. The gate leading in is a short, simple chain link fence. A grave can be seen past the historical marker and trees and plants are overgrown in the cemetery.
[Photograph of Barron-Veazey House]
Photograph of the Barron-Veazey House. The house is two stories with several windows. There is a large porch that goes around the first floor of the house. There are tall bushes outside the house and a wreath next to the front door.
[Photograph of Bennett-Richardson House]
Photograph of Bennett-Richardson House. The house is two stories and white. There is a large porch with several white chairs sitting outside. There are snowflakes hanging in some of the windows.
[Photograph of Bethel Baptist Church]
Photograph of a brick wall that reads Bethel Baptist Church. There is a Texas Historical Marker on the wall along with another granite marker. There is a large bell behind the brick wall.
[Photograph of Bethel Baptist Church #2]
Photograph of Bethel Baptist Church. The church is a one story building with stained glass windows and a tower over the entrance. There are several bushes outside the church.
[Photograph of Bethel School Students]
Photograph of a group of students of different ages standing as a group in front of a wooden building. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says: "Antonio Frank, Jr., Dacus, Tex., Bethel School."
[Photograph of Binion Homestead]
Photograph of the front of Binion Homestead in Pilot Grove, Texas. The home is two-stories with an attic, and a balcony spans the second story of the house. American and Texas flags are mounted on the pillars at the front of the house.
[Photograph of Binkley Hotel]
Photograph of the former location of the Binkley Hotel in Sherman, Texas. The building has been converted into a Chase bank and there is a sign out front advertising for office space. It is a small, one-story building and has the logo for Chase near the entrance.
[Photograph of Birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower]
Photograph of the birthplace of Dwight D. Eisenhower in Denison, Texas. The building is two-stories with a balcony on the second floor that serves as a covering for the patio. The front door as a wreath with a red ribbon tied onto it and shrubs line the front of the patio.
[Photograph of Boerne Band at Phillip Reunion]
Photograph of a large group of men, women, and children, arranged in rows (some standing, some sitting on chairs, and some sitting on the ground) in front of a small group of trees. Many of the men are wearing hats. Some of the women, who wear white blouses, are holding small children. The men sitting on the ground in front are mostly wearing small caps and are holding different instruments, such as trumpets, drums, and horns, etc. A tall metal frame is visible just to the right of the group. On the back of the photograph are handwritten notes about when the photo was taken (at the Phillip Reunion in 1902), and a stamp identifying the donor of the photo.
[Photograph of Boerne Lake and Dam Construction]
Photograph of a large dirt construction site, taken from the top of one of two large mounds of dirt. The other dirt mound is shaped like a concave curve, inside which two diggers are parked. There is a range of tree-covered hills in the background. The date the photo was taken is written on the back of the photograph.
[Photograph of Boerne Lake From Above]
Photograph of a dark blue lake, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame and wing of which is just in shot). There are lots of trees covering the land surrounding the lake. On the front left side, the land is brown and bare and there are very few trees, but surrounding the rest of the lake, there are plenty of trees covering the land. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
[Photograph of Boerne Lake From Aerial View]
Photograph of a dark blue lake, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). There are plenty of trees covering the land surrounding the lake, but there is also a long stretch of bare ground in front of the lake. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
[Photograph of Boerne Lake View From Above]
Photograph of a dark blue lake with a small inlet on the closest side, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). There are plenty of trees covering the land surrounding the lake, and the sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
[Photograph of Boerne Reading Club Women]
Photograph of a group of women standing on a rocky area in front of a light-colored stone building. The women, of various ages, are wearing costumes from] different time periods. In the background, just past the building, a house with a gabled roof and some trees are visible. At the bottom of the frame, the location where the photo was taken is written in ink, and on the back of the frame, there is a label identifying the women in the photo.
[Photograph of Boy Scout Troop 1 (Troop 44)]
Photograph of Boy Scout Troop 1 (Troop 44) building. The building is made of stone and wood with a wooden door. This is a flag pole in front of the building.
[Photograph of Brown Cemetery]
Photograph of the Brown Cemetery around 1915. Edith Sutherlin stands on the left, holding her hand out. A second woman stands on the other side of the photo, in front of a monument with the word "Brown" carved into it.
[Photograph of Buggies on Main Street, Boerne, Texas]
Photograph of Main Street in Boerne, Texas. The photograph features a perspective view of a long dirt road lined with trees. Through the trees, store-fronts and small buildings can be seen along the street. There are several horse-drawn buggies on the left side of the street, and more on the right, down the street. On the back of the photograph are notes about the location and date of the photo.
[Photograph of Cannon Cemetery]
Photograph of Cannon Cemetery. There is a sign that reads "Cannon Cemetery" with a white cross on top of the sign. There is a large tree in the cemetery and several headstones are visible. There are flowers on some of the headstones.
[Photograph of Captain John Henry LeTellier]
Photograph of Captain John Henry LeTellier's grave in Sherman, Texas. The simple marker reads: Capt. J.H. LeTellier 1842-1913.
[Photograph of Captain LeTellier's School]
Photograph of Captain LeTellier's School in Sherman, Texas. The school building has a slanted roof and a small bell tower. There is a sidewalk along the side of the building and parking nearby.
[Photograph of Captain N. A. Birge House]
Photograph of Captain N.A. Birge House in Sherman, Texas. The multistory house is painted white with a gray roof. The second story has a balcony over the house's porch and there is a brick chimney.
[Photograph of Carpenters Bluff Bridge]
Photograph of the front of Carpenters Bluff Bridge in Denison, Texas. The bridge has metal railing and a gate across the front of it. There is a sign attached to it that reads: Weight limit 8 tons. The path to the left of the bridge has a metal archway over part of it.
[Photograph of Carroll E. Ward]
Photograph of Carroll E. Ward, showing only his face. The photo seems to be cut from a larger photo.
[Photograph of Cat on Windowsill and Photograph of Group of Men]
Two photographs glued to a sheet of paper with information about the photos printed on the page. The first photo depicts a cat crouching on top of a short decorative column along the side of a light-colored brick building. The building has small windows all along its exterior wall, and there is a small water tower at the corner down at the right end of the building. The second photo depicts a group of men in suits and hats standing in front of a light-colored brick wall. There is a door in the wall behind them, and a window on either side.