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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.
[Agreement for sale of multiple slaves]
An agreement for the sale of multiple slaves.
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.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The second in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The third in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The first in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to Lucadia Pease]
The fourth in a series of eleven letters to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease—in them he discusses, among other things, yellow-fever and typhoid epidemics.
[Correspondence from E.M. Pease to President Andrew Johnson]
A draft of a letter to President Andrew Johnson from E.M. Pease, who discusses issues related to the Civil War.
[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.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses a massacre/race riot in which African Americans were killed.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E. M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses Reconstruction.
[Correspondence to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease]
A letter to Lucadia Pease from E.M. Pease, who discusses the presidential election of 1868.
[E. F. Caldwell]
Photograph of E. F. Caldwell, father of Frank Caldwell. A handwritten note at the foot of the image says, "Papa." Carte-de-visite format.
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for the "funeral of [E.M. Pease’s] child," Anne Marshall Pease.
[Funeral receipt]
A receipt for printing and circulating funeral tickets (possibly for the funeral of Anne Marshall Pease, daughter of E.M. & Lucadia Pease).
[Governor's Mansion]
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.
[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.
[Lungkwitz Family Portrait]
Photograph of the Lungkwitz family, who are sitting around a table outside under a tree. There is a stone building in the background. Identifications from the back of the print: Alice Lungkwitz, Guido Lungkwitz, Martha Lungkwitz, Helene Lungkwitz, Ralph Kuechler, Eva Lungkwitz, Max H. Lungkwitz, Camilla Kuechler, Richard Kuechler.
[Money advanced by E.M. Pease for Freedmen’s Hospital in Brenham, TX]
"Expenditure of the $ 1000.00 currency advanced by EM Pease for the Freedmen['s Hospital] at Brenham[, TX] in the Fall of 1867."
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.
[Post-Civil-War loyalty oath signed by Judge J.B.M. McFarland]
A document in which J.B.M. McFarland, a judge of the first judicial district, swears that he “neither sought nor accepted, nor attempted to exercise the functions of any office whatsoever, under any authority or pretended authority in hostility to the United States”; a handwritten explanation follows.
Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863
Primary charge to the Clergy of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the Diocese of Texas : delivered in Christ Church, Houston, on Saturday, May 9th, 1863 by Bishop of the Diocese, Alexander Gregg.
[Railroad near Llano]
Photograph of a crowd of people and horse-drawn carriages gathered around a train on a railroad in a forest. A note on back reads "Mr. Will Todman from England, Time Keeper for Quarries at Llano, Texas. Quarrying granite for consturction of the State Capitol at Austin. 50,000 tones narrow [illegible] R.R. A. & N.W. Near Llano -- before R.R. was finished to an Austin Band was was hired to play -- Group Moore F. [illegible], (Major Ramsdell)."
[Receipts regarding Freedmen’s Hospital in Brenham, TX]
Two receipts from a druggist regarding the Freedmen’s Hospital in Brenham, Texas.
[Tax receipt with list of slaves]
A tax receipt for Thomas Graham that lists slaves.
[Tax receipts for E.M. Pease]
Receipts for direct taxes in insurrectionary districts
[Tax receipts for E.M. Pease]
Confederate-tax and war-tax receipts.
Yarborough, Wilson & Co.
Photograph of a house in Anderson, Texas. A small herd of cattle is gathered outside the house. The inscription on the back notes "Built in 1868 -- second building on east side of street including this one burned in 1875. This is where [illegible] August Obercamp Drug store now is."