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[Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1859]

Description: Letter from Jacob De Cordova, dated Nov. 20, 1850 to "My dear Doctor," probably Thomas Moore of Burnet County. Discusses his travels through Texas, and various land transactions. He directs that any letters sent by Phin be forwarded to Graham. Phineas De Cordova was Jacob De Cordova's brother and partner in their Land agent business.
Date: November 20, 1859
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Item Type: Letter

[Letter to Thomas Moore from Jacob De Cordova, April 13, 1867]

Description: Letter from Jacob De Cordova to Dr. Thomas Moore, dated April 13, 1867. De Cordova issues instructions to pay taxes on several tracts of land in Burnet County. Named persons include: George W. Chambers, John D. Phillips, W.G. Cooke, H.L. Dickson, and Francisco Y. Barboa.
Date: April 13, 1867
Creator: De Cordova, Jacob Raphael
Item Type: Letter

Albert Sidney Johnston's Camp Members of 1899

Description: Members of Albert Sidney Johnston's Camp of UCV No. 115 of Meridian. J W Adams, Adjt of camp, Samuel Fossett, T W Shuford, A P Cruse, Will Andrew, C S Cooper, W H Adams, J M Belcher, B M Frank, Rice Massey, C A Gordon, H T Airheart, J B Knowles, J L Atkins, N F Sheppard, E F Jordon, Ed McKissick, M D Emerson, J W Thompson, A Cooper, H M Vaughn, E A Tweedy, George Powell, H C Cooke, E B George, J R Simonton, J H Yarbro, J N Yarbrough, J E Helton, J M Biffle, H M Dillard, Commander and Captain, J H Standifer, Zeke Ogden, J L Belcher, G L Cain, Henton Smith, S S Barry, W C Reagan, C H McSpadden, J W Duncan, J B Arnold, Thomas Cobbs, D H Neely, J S Camfield, James F Smith, J M Scott, J J McMurry, J Bowman, J M Renfro, A J Childress, Sam G Harris, T C Alexander, W H Boling, William Young, D O Barton, J H Johnson, R H Harris, W R Mason, F M Conley, S P Farrar
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph

Woodmen of the World Picnic

Description: Group of men, women and children, posing under a large oak tree, two little girls posing in front, one sitting on a log and the other holding an axe, taken August 10th, 1899
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph

Men Working at Clifton Lutheran College

Description: 10 workers in front of Clifton College, some holding tools and some resting on lumber. The men standing in front of the building are, left to right, Ole Knudson, Frederick Hogeroll, Aslak O Seljos, Torger T Hogeroll, Dan Nelson, N Jacob Nelson and Hendrick Dahl.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Birthday for Liv Grimland

Description: Large family group, honoring Liv Grimland's 90th birthday, on June 14, 1900. Those indentified are Oscar Grimland, J K Grimland, Kalmar Grimland, Lue Grimland, Orus Solberg, Otto Solberg, Selmer Solberg, Callie Solberg, Nils Grimland, Gunsten Grimland, Yern Grimland, Kerste Grimland Solberg, Inger Halverson Grimland, Isaac Solberg, Benjamin Grimland, Tom Grimland, Olena Grimland,Inez Grimland, Flora Grimland,Hattie Grimland, Sophie Brown Grimland, Annie Olson Grimland, Mary Johnson Grimland, Edward Grimland, Lucy Wallace Grimland, Roy Grimland, Clara Swenson Grimland, Cora Grimland, Anton Peterson, Laura Grimland (Nelson). Yern and Liv Grimland are seated in Rockers, second row center. Ole Solberg, Sr, Theresa Jenson Grimland, Chris Solberg, Neal Grimland, John Grimland, Robert Grimland, John Soloberg, Pete Grimland, Jennie Grimland, Jim Grimland, Lisse Solberg, Anna Grimland, Ole Solberg, Jr, Nora Grimland, Molly Grimland, Lou Solberg, John Grimland, Andrew Grimland.
Date: June 14, 1900
Item Type: Photograph

Veterans and Dames of 1846

Description: Group of men and women posing on the steps of the Tarrant County Courthouse, first row is seated and six rows standing on steps. Photograph taken by Charles L Swartz, May 22, 1902. Mrs. M. Moore Murdock, founder of The Dames of 1846, is seated in the center of the front row.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph

J T Torrence Family

Description: J. T. Torrence Home in Moody, TX showing 3 women and 2 young boys on front lawn; c. 1905. Large two-story frame with wraparound front porch w columns. Round, pointed turret room on 2nd story with windows. L-R: Icle Torrence, seated are Mrs Nettie Torrence and J T Torrence, behind Nettie is Nora Torrence and Luddie "Dick" Torrence (father of Elizabeth Torrence)
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph

Meridian College Graduating Class of 1906

Description: Group photo of graduating class of 1906 for Meridian College, taken in front of the college, with row seated in front and two rows standing in back First row: fourth from left, Moe Bertleson, seventh, Mr. Lamar, teacher, eighth, Mr. Roden, teacher, ninth, Mr. Carroll, teacher, twelfth, Dessie Parker, thirteenth, Mrs. Parker, fourteenth, Maggie Bonds, fifteenth, Mrs. Lamar and children second row: fifth from left, Cora Duncan, ninth, Della Hunt Townley, eleventh, Gallie Adair, twelfth, Pearl Yales, thirteenth, Eula Yales, fourteenth, Mrs. Lamar's sister Third row: first, Verna Pallmeyer, second, Wessie Steele, third, Cora Parker, eleventh, Blanche Lightfoot, thirteenth, Berllie Lightfoot, fourteenth, Eula Weeks
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph

Kopperl Street Scene

Description: Kopperl street scene showing store fronts, dirt street with buggies and teams of horses, a well in the street, two men sitting on front porch of one store front.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph

Meridian College

Description: Shows only building of Meridian College soon after completion. The building is stone, three stories with basement windows showing. Can see countryside and hill in back of building. Photo by Walter B Parker Sr. taken in 1907.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph

Iredell Main Street

Description: Center of photo shows steam tractor pulling some sort of grain thrasher. Shows some store fronts, with many people standing on sidewalks. Shows men, women and children, and one wagon pulled by mules on the dirt street.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph

Davis Brothers Steam Thresher

Description: Crew of several men and young boys posing for picture, while working in hay field. Two young boys standing in front, barefoot and wearing straw hats, beside man. Two men beside thresher, two young boys sitting next to wheel of thresher, three wagons full of hay with men standing on top, one empty with one man standing in wagon, and one being unloaded onto hay stack, one man holding team of mules, and one buggy. Scene is on the August Bernhardt farm.
Date: 1909~
Item Type: Photograph