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[Photograph of Kentuckytown Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of Kentuckytown Baptist Church in Whitewright, Texas. A brick sign for the church stands to the left of the photo with a dark metal bell hanging over it. The church itself is a one story brick building with a gabled roof and a white steeple.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Kidd-Key College and Music Conservatory]

Description: Photograph of Kidd-Key College and Music Conservatory in Sherman, Texas. It is a three-story building with a facade of red brick and white stone trim. Arched and rectangular windows of varying sizes appear along the sides of the building. The front of the building, right, has a brick stairway leading up to three double doors topped with white stone arches. Tall white pilasters lead upward from the doors to a triangular stone pediment that bears the words "Municipal Building" and, under that, "Kidd-Key Auditorium."
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Log Building Remains]

Description: Photograph of a pile of dry, decaying wood beams, stacked in an orderly fashion, with the ends arranged perpendicular to each other. Two long beams have fallen off the top, but their ends still rest on the pile. Trees and bushes are the only things visible in the background. On the back of the photograph, there are handwritten notes about the photo that are mostly obscured by layers of clear tape, and a stamp identifying the donor of the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Ludwig Börne Statue]

Description: Photograph of a bronze statue of Ludwig Börne, taken from the side, at just above eye-level with the statue. The statue man has his hair parted on the left side, and is holding a book open in front of him on a flat surface. The man's name is etched into the left side of the statue. In the background, an asphalt road is visible beyond a tree that sits in the lawn next to the statue. The name of the statue and the date the photograph was taken on are written on the back of the photo.
Date: 1995
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Ludwig Börne Statue Inscription]

Description: Photograph of an inscription, on the side of a bronze statue of Ludwig Börne, taken from an upward angle. Part of the inscription at the bottom is cut off at the edge of the photo. The first paragraph mentions that Mr. Börne inspired other Germans to come to Texas, and that Boerne, Texas is named after him. The base of the statue and a grassy lawn are partially visible to the left of the statue. There are handwritten notes about the photo on the back.
Date: 1995
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Photograph of Lyon House]

Description: Photograph of Lyon House in Sherman, Texas. It is a three story Victorian style house of carved wood that has been painted white and trimmed with a dark red color. A brick stairway leads up to the door that sits under a columned arch. A shorter, rounded tower protrudes upward to the right of the arch. A Texas Historical Marker sits on the lawn in front of the building.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Machine Gun in Camp]

Description: Photograph of a machine gun mounted on a tripod, with lines of tents in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "E. Browning machine gun. Weighs 80 lbs. shoots 500 per min. Can you imagine me running with this. I made a [?] score with this gun on the range at 600 yds. Smith Caldwell."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Photograph of Mamie McFaddin Ward Training Dog]

Description: Photograph of Mamie McFaddin Ward standing on the sidewalk outside of a building holding an object above a dog's head. The dog is standing on its hind legs, and its front half is blurred because of motion. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Mamie McFaddin Ward with 'Sister.'"
Date: [1920..1949]
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum