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[World War I Doughboys]

Description: Copy negative of George Gober, right, with his army buddies on a bridge in Berlin, after Armistice Day, 1918.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Hog Killing]

Description: Copy negative of a hog hung from a log frame on the Collins farm. Margaret Collins, Omer Collins, Bill Collins, Charlie Collins, and John Penell stand behind the hogs. A wooden bench and an outhouse are in the background.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Killough Massacre Monument]

Description: Copy negative of the Killough Massacre Monument, a tall pyramid surrounded by trees. It was built as a Civilian Works Administration project to mark the site of the 1838 Killough Massacre. This photo was taken before the site had been cleared of debris.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Dialville High School]

Description: Copy negative of Dialville High School, a one-story building with a single door and a window on either side. It was built in 1923-24.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Sons of Elijah Earle]

Description: Copy negative of the sons of Elijah Earle and Mary Elizabeth Jarrett. John, Rufus (called Ruf for short), Albert, and Lon Earle stand in front of their home at Earle's Chapel.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Festival Parade]

Description: Copy negative of the National Tomato Festival parade in Jacksonville. The First National Bank building has been decorated. In the far left background, the East Side Elementary School can be seen. A parade float moves down the street.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Early Settlers of Reklaw]

Description: Copy negative of a group of early settlers of Reklaw standing in front of Weatherby's General Store. George Richey stands on the far left in a black coat, and Leon W. White stands behind a post holding a telephone sign.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Powell Sisters]

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Katherine and Judith Powell, sitting side by side with large bows in their hair.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Bill from Store]

Description: Copy negative of a bill from David Dreeben's store in Rusk.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Melvina Chessher's 90th Birthday]

Description: Copy negative of Melvina Chessher and her children gathered for her 90th birthday. From left to right, A. J. "Andy" Chessher, son; Melvina Chessher; Mrs. Gus "Miss Kate" Caperton, daughter; and Dr. John Chessher, son, stand on the porch of the original Chessher hotel building.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Old Rusk High School]

Description: Copy negative of the old Rusk High School building, featured on a post card. The building features a tower above the entrance.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Thomas Green Bays]

Description: Copy negative of Thomas Green Bays, an early Jacksonville resident, sitting in a chair and holding a cane.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Tomato Festival Princesses]

Description: Copy negative of six young women, princesses from towns and communities in East Texas who took part in the annual Tomato Festival, sitting on a wall, hands clasping their left knees. Katherine Vining is second from the left. The rest are unidentified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Elzady Kinny]

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Elzady Kinny in Fastrill, TX. The picture has been torn away on the left side, but the woman is still visible.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Jacksonville City Hall]

Description: Copy negative of Jacksonville City Hall. Several cars are parked on either side of the building.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Hendrix-Collins Family]

Description: Copy negative of the Hendrix-Collins family, lined up in three rows in the woods in Bulah. In the back row are an unnamed woman of the Hendrix family, Virginia Hendrix Collins, and Phronie Hendrix. In the middle row, Ve Adah Collins, Sallie Gardiner Butler who holds baby Gusta, Lu Anne Collins, and a Hendrix grandmother. In the front row are Bertha Collins, Etta Collins, and Frank Collins.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Tomato Field]

Description: Copy negative of a tomato field in Dialville, which yielded a crop of 400 crates of tomatoes per acre, after its first picking.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Invitation]

Description: Copy negative of an invitation to the Oddfellows' 60th anniversary. It reads: "You are respectfully invited to attend an entertainment given at the Rusk Hall in the town of Rusk, on the 28th day of April, 1879, by the members of Washington Lodge, No. 17. Committee of Invitation: L. R. Rains, D. Dreeben, J. A. Stallings, L. Kronenberg. Committee of Arrangements: R. I. Ricketts, W. W. Blassingame, Wm. Summers, G. L. Atkins. Committee of Order: G. W. Taylor, C. M. Johnson."
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Grading Tomatoes at Packing Shed]

Description: Copy negative of workers grading tomatoes at a packing shed in Jacksonville. The man in the far right background is Sam Boles. None of the other workers have been identified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph