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[African-American families]

Description: Photograph of a family of African-Americans standing in front of a log cabin. A young girl stands in the open doorway of the cabin and looks on at the family portrait.
Date: [1860..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

Aunt Sallie Carlton

Description: Photograph of an elderly woman by the name of Sallie Carlton. Carlton was the wife of Charles Carlton, founder of Carlton College in Bonham.
Date: [1860..1880]
Item Type: Photograph

[Correspondence from Lucadia Pease to Juliet Niles]

Description: A letter to Juliet Niles from her sister Lucadia Pease, who says that the family has (at least temporarily) decided to call their home "Wood Lawn." Includes typewritten transcription of the letter.
Date: November 9, 1860
Creator: Pease, Lucadia
Item Type: Letter

[E. F. Caldwell]

Description: Photograph of E. F. Caldwell, father of Frank Caldwell. A handwritten note at the foot of the image says, "Papa." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: [1866..1880]
Creator: Oliphant, W. J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Funeral receipt]

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

[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
Item Type: Text

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion. "The Governor's Mansion after Texas became a state in 1846, and stands today, although much altered and improved. It is still the Governor's Mansion. It was and is located one black SW of the Capitol." is written on back of photograph.
Date: 1860
Item Type: Photograph

[Governor's Mansion]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Governor's mansion view from across Colorado Street to the northwest, looking at the front (east) and south elevations, showing unpainted brick, people sitting on the front porch, the original staircase, and the original cantilevered balcony. The mansion was built by Abner Cook in 1855 and was continuously occupied since 1856. The occupant here in 1866 was Governor James W. Throckmorton. The mansion was declared a Texas historical landmark in 1962 and a national historic landmark in 1970.
Date: 1866
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Young African Americans]

Description: Photograph of a group of young African-Americans in front of a brick building. The men have removed their hats for the photo, and several men and women carry books in their hands or laps.
Date: [1860..1890]
Item Type: Photograph

John and Mary Caldwell

Description: Photograph of John and Mary Caldwell, an elderly couple. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Grandpa & Grandma Caldwell." Carte-de-visite format.
Date: [1860..1880]
Creator: Kuhn & Smith
Item Type: Photograph

[Man on Horse on East Sixth Street]

Description: Photograph of 200 East Sixth Street circa 1866. The man on horse is William Oliphant who owned a jewelry store on Pecan Street in 1852. The child with him is Will Carter. The Missouri House, Michael Ziller residence, is in the background.
Date: 1866~
Item Type: Photograph