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[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

Teacher's Contract for Pearl Vinson, 1924

Description: Teacher's contract for Pearl Vinson from 1924. 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. L. Lovelace, County Superintendant
Date: August 4, 1924
Item Type: Text
Partner: Other

Views of the Paris, Texas Fire

Description: A small booklet with several images of the devastation in Paris, Texas after the 1916 fire. From the private collection of Scott Muhn.
Date: [1916]
Creator: Noyes, Josef H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Other

[Viola Allen Lister]

Description: Photographic portrait of Viola Allen Lister [Reynolds]. She is wearing a teal shaded blouse and a locket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Viola Allen Lister]

Description: Photographic portrait of Viola Allen Lister [Reynolds]. She is wearing a blouse with button detail at the shoulders and neckline and a locket.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Williams Family Portrait]

Description: Portrait of the Williams family. Back row, left to right are: Walter, Charles, and Irene. Front row, left to right are Sanford Jr., Norvell, and Gloria.
Date: c. 1980
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

Woman in white gown

Description: Unidentified woman in a white dress. There is a bow in her hair, and a photo cameo on her neckline with an image of a man. There is a locket around her neck, and she is holding flowers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greenwood Blue Gallery
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other