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[6 Cards from "72 Pictured Party Stunts"]

Description: Six cards taken from a 1930s party game called "72 Pictured Party Stunts." Each card has an illustration and lists an action or activity that is stereotypical or attributed to a particular ethnic group. The backs of the cards are decorated with a geometric design in blue, with a portrait of a woman in the center.
Date: 1935
Creator: Whitman Publishing Company

[Bill of sale for purchase of slave]

Description: A bill of sale for William McMaster’s purchase of a slave named Harriet from William B. Smith—E.M. Pease was a witness to the transaction. Includes typewritten transcription of the document.
Date: January 2, 1844

[Biographical essay on Elisabet Ney]

Description: A short biographical essay on Elisabet Ney—on the cover is a black-&-white reproduction of a painting of Ney by Fredrich Kaulbach.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fredrich Kaulbach

Calendar page

Description: Front page of calendar, found in the room in which O. Henry passed away, with June (month of death) showing.
Date: June 1910

[Correspondence to Carrie Crusemann from Charles S. Potts]

Description: A letter to Carrie Crusemann, one of E.M. and Lucadia Pease's grandchildren, from Charles S. Potts, then dean of the Southern Methodist University school of law, requesting information on the Pease family—at the time, Potts was preparing an entry on E.M. Pease for the "Dictionary of American Biography."
Date: March 31, 1931
Creator: Potts, Charles S.

[Essay “Pease School” by Timothy Alvin Brown]

Description: “Pease School,” an essay by Timothy Alvin Brown, who was the principal of the Austin Independent School District's oldest school, Pease Elementary, from 1892-1933.
Date: unknown
Creator: Brown, Timothy Alvin

[Funeral receipt]

Description: A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
Date: September 19, 1862

[Funeral receipt]

Description: A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
Date: 1862-08-uu