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[Brick Plant]

Description: Copy negative of a brick plant of New Birmingham. A tramway is visible, leading from the pit to the plant. This was used by cars to carry clay to the plant. Mules line up at the tramway. A brick drying shed is in the upper left of the photo.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

[Burchfield Children]

Description: Copy negative of Anita Burchfield, standing, and Durel Burchfield, sitting, on a dirt road. Both children are looking down at the tire tracks on the road. A house is in the left background, and a car is in the right background.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

[Business District]

Description: Copy negative of a street scene in Jacksonville's business district. Stores on the right side of the street are, from front to back, Ragsdale Brothers General Mdse., John H. Bolton Drug Store, J. L. Brown Department Store, Brown & Dixon Dry Goods, Gragard Bros. & Co. Hardware, and First State Bank. The large building on the far right is a cotton mill, and the Cotton Belt Railroad station is opposite it.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

[Candidates for Queen]

Description: Copy negative of three women, all candidates for queen of the National Tomato Festival, outside the Tomato Leaf Disease Laboratory in Jacksonville. Frances Stevens is on the right; Kathryn Turner, queen in 1940, stands in the middle; and Fannie Byrd Bolton stands to the right.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

[Canning Kitchen]

Description: Copy negative of the Petty family summer canning kitchen. There is a canner in the background, and apples to be canned in the front. Canned fruit is on the table beside the children. None of the people in the photograph have been identified.
Date: November 18, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

[Casket of WWI Soldier]

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. "Bill" Tipton at their home, with the flag-covered casket of their son, Roger, who was killed in World War I. Flowers have been placed on the floor next to the casket, and a piano and stool stand against the left wall.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

[Celebrities at Golden Anniversary]

Description: Copy negative of Jacksonville celebrities standing in front of an official automobile, decked out in American flags, which would lead the Golden Anniversary parade. John C. Box, district Congressman; Charles C. Bando; M. L. "Bud" Earle, former mayor; Tol Smith; and T. E. Acker, then mayor, stand next to the car. Many of these men helped to plan the event.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society

Cherokee County History

Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)

[Chessher Hotel]

Description: Copy negative of Mrs. Melvina Chessher standing in front of the Chessher Hotel, the first in Jacksonville. She used the hotel to support herself after her husband was killed in the Civil War.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society