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[Phillips Bungalow in Marshall]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Photo Album of Mamie McFaddin]

Description: 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."
Date: 1906~
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[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

[Photocopy of Original Polo Playing Field Photograph]

Description: 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.
Date: 2000~
Creator: Edmonds, Bettie
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photocopy of Vanderstratton Saloon Photograph]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photocopy with Information on Frank Krause Building]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph Album of Alice Bassano Dill]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dill, Alice Bassano
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph of 1952 College Station City Council]

Description: 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.
Date: 1952
Partner: City of College Station

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of a street lined with cars]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Abandoned Shacks in Old Tusculum]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Aerial View of Boerne Lake]

Description: 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.
Date: January 1988
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Allison Cemetery]

Description: 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.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Antioch Baptist Church]

Description: 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.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Austin College]

Description: 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.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Barron Cemetery]

Description: 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.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West