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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
Item Type: Photograph

[Brick Plant at New Birmingham]

Description: Copy negative of a brick production plant of New Birmingham. There are bricks on the floor, and hand-pushed cars on the left line up to take bricks to the kiln.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Brick Plant at New Birmingham]

Description: Copy negative of a brick plant of New Birmingham. Kilns for curing bricks were produced inside the plant.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Business District, Jacksonville]

Description: Copy negative of a street in the business district of Jacksonville. To the left, people sit on a wagon bed, and stand in the streets. There is a building in the background.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Cader Benjamin Powell, 1902]

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Cader Benjamin Powell taken in 1902. He wears a suit and bow tie, and holds his hat in his left hand. In his other hand he holds an umbrella.
Date: [1980..1990]
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Cader Benjamin Powell, Sr.]

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Cader Benjamin Powell, Sr. sitting in a lawn chair in a garden.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Cattle Team]

Description: Copy negative of a man driving a team of cattle.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Baptist Church]

Description: Copy negative of the Central Baptist Church building, a pentagon with a tall steeple, from a post card.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Baptist Church]

Description: Copy negative of the Central Baptist Church building in Jacksonville.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Central Baptist Church, 1909]

Description: Copy negative of the Central Baptist Church building in Jacksonville in 1909. It is a wooden one story building with a steeple. The house in the background is the pastor's home.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Check Signed by Jim Hogg]

Description: Copy negative of a check signed by Jim Hogg, for $40.00 to J. H. Jackson, on February 3, 1899.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

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.)
Item Type: Book

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[Children Carrying Books]

Description: Copy negative of a group of children in two rows. They all hold books in their arms. A car wheel is visible behind the boy standing on the far right.
Date: [1980..1990]
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Civilian Conservation Corps]

Description: Copy negative of the Civilian Conservation Corps of Jacksonville on a farm they used as a camp. None of the men have been identified.
Date: September 18, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Class of School Children]

Description: Copy negative of a class of children standing in front of a wooden school building.
Date: [1980..1990]
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph