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[African-American families]
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.
Aunt Sallie Carlton
Photograph of an elderly woman by the name of Sallie Carlton. Carlton was the wife of Charles Carlton, founder of Carlton College in Bonham.
Barton Creek Bridge
Photograph of three women and a baby in front of the bridge.
[Correspondence from Lucadia Pease to Juliet Niles]
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.
[Governor's Mansion]
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.
[Governor's Mansion & Baptist Church]
Photograph of the Texas Governor's Mansion and Baptist Church. "Pease Stero Picture 5"
Grist Mill on Barton Springs
Photograph of men on the banks of the springs. Horse-drawn carriage up on hill next to the mill.
[Group of Young African Americans]
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.
John and Mary Caldwell
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.
Negroes at McFadden Place near Circleville, Texas
Photograph of a family of women and children doing laundry under a tree by the banks of a river at McFadden [sic] Place near Circleville, Texas in Williamson County.
Pontoon bridge across the Colorado
Men on horses crossing the Colorado River on a pontoon bridge.
[Tax receipt with list of slaves]
A tax receipt for Thomas Graham that lists slaves.