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[Photograph of Crockett and Houston Schools Faculties, 1929-1930]

Description: Photograph of the Crockett and Houston Schools faculty members of 1929-1930, standing outside of a brick building. A note below the photo identifies the individuals as (left to right): first row: Mrs. Birdie Pitts, Mrs. Leona Blackman, unknown, Agnes Hopkins, Lillian McGuire, Ethel Ross, Monte Timmons, Kathryn Koonce; second row: B. B. Rice, Mary Agnes Harritt, Eddie Burgess, Marvin Mimms, unknown, Garnett Evans, Ruth Cable, unknown; and third row: Floyd Blackman, unknown, Clara Knight, Ella Earthman, Hulon Anderson, Mittylene Matthews, Ercelle Knight, Monetta Rollo, unknown.
Date: [1929..1930]
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of Dannel Funeral Home]

Description: Photograph of Dannel Funeral Home in Sherman, Texas. The two-story building has a balcony and a covered pathway leading up to the entrance of the building. On either side of the stairs leading to the entrance, there are small statues of lions.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Diamond Horse Ranch #1]

Description: Photograph of Diamond Horse Ranch. This photograph is of a marker for the Diamond Station Butterfield Overland Mail Stage Stop at the Diamond Horse Ranch. It reads "The Diamond Station was a stop along the nearly 700 mile stretch across the Lone Star State for the Butterfield Overland Mail Stage Line Company. The Butterfield Overland Mail Company held the U.S. Mail contract for the first cross-country trek from St. Louis to San Francisco. marked as the first intercontinental mail route, the Butterfield Overland Mail Stagecoach made its first stop at the Diamond Station on September 21, 1858. The complete route took 24 days and covered 2, 812 miles, carrying mail and passengers. At this location Waterman Ormsby witnessed "the operations of harnessing a wild mule." He estimated it took thirty minutes per mule (four were used). The Diamond Station was kept by John R. diamond from 1858-1861.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Elliot Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of Elliot Cemetery. The Texas Historical Marker is visible in the picture. There are two gravestones visible - one of them is for the Elliot family and the other is partially blocked by the historical marker.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Everheart-Canaan Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of Everheart-Canaan Cemetery. There is a wire fence surrounding the cemetery and a flag pole with an American flag in the foreground. There are several trees and headstones visible in the photograph, and the Texas Historical Marker for the cemetery is also visible.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Fink]

Description: Photograph of the welcome sign to Fink, Texas. Behind the welcome sign is another sign with an advertisement for boats. On the right side of the photograph is a two story motel with several pairs of doors lining the wall.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of First Baptist Church of Bells]

Description: Photograph of First Baptist Church of Bells in Bells, Texas. The church is a one-story building with a slanted roof and small, stained-glass windows around the side. Two wreaths with red flowers are hanging on the doors at the church's entrance.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of First Christian Church in Van Alstyne. The church is a two-story brick building with several windows. There are stairs leading up to the entrance, and there are two white columns in front of the entrance. There is a marquee neat the entrance with two wreaths on it. Information for Christmas services is visible on the marquee.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of First United Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of First United Methodist Church in Van Alstyne. The church is a large two-story brick building with many windows. There are four white columns out in front of the entrance. There is a marquee for the church in front of the building.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Five Members of Boerne Village Band Performing]

Description: Photograph of five men sitting on a row of folding chairs on an open-air stage with a tin roof. The men, two of whom are partially obscured by microphones and music stands are wearing short sleeved shirts with slacks and are playing brass instruments. Sound equipment is visible on the stage behind them, and in the background, a few trees are barely visible in the bright light. Handwritten notes and a label on the back of the photograph identify the men performing, while a stamp identifies the donor of the photo.
Date: 1980
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library