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[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

[Collins Family]

Description: Copy negative of the Collins family standing on the side of the road in Bulah. They are, from left to right: Hez Collins, Bud Collins, Sis Connell, Liz Jones, Henry Jones, and Charlie Collins.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Coronation of Jerry Peacock]

Description: Copy negative of the coronation of Jerry Peacock being crowned queen of the Jacksonville National Tomato Festival by Lieutenant Governor Walter Woodul. Women and men in fancy dress watch as Woodul places the crown on Peacock's head. Woodul looks at the camera, while Peacock looks straight ahead. The child second from the right is Betty Jane Acker, and the girl to her right is Frances Carolyn Wood. None of the other attendees have been identified.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Cotton Gin]

Description: Copy negative of a cabin housing a cotton gin. Several men stand in the door, including Charles Wesley Meazle and H. Hancock. There is a dog in the foreground.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Cove Springs Baptist Church]

Description: Copy negative of the octagonal Cove Springs Baptist Church building, which had four entrances.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Cove Springs Public School Students]

Description: Copy negative of the Cove Springs School class of 1926. First row, kneeling: an unidentified student, Delvin Foster, Clarence Douglas, Oscar Holcomb, Bertrum Hood, Jessie Durrett, Leo Creel, Grady Durrett, Norvell Creel, Royal Teal, W. T. Foster, Knowles Jones, Oscar Payne, Robert "Tud" Mullins, Billy Jackson, Bruce McLendon, Guy Teasdale, and Robert Lee Isaacks. Second row: Aline Douglas, Emma Frances Mullins, Nellie Moseley, Wynona Broadway, Lucille Creel, Billie Fisher, Helen McLendon, Ila Mae Mullins, Inez Greer, Merle Reagan, Joyce Bridges, Burnese Jones, Ruby Holcomb, Carrie McAnally, Ivory Dunn, Margaret Lindner, Elsie Hood, Thelma Moseley, Aline McNew, Lillie McLendon, Marguerite Jones, Jimmie McNew, Louise Payne, Virdie Douglas, and Delores Jones. Third row: teacher Lizzie Thompson, Cleo Holcomb, Elva Greer, Dewey Hood, Alvarine Durrett, Fred Collie, Elizabeth Lindner, Floyd Isaacks, Claudine Teasdale, teacher Lula Bridges, Henry Lindner, Catherine Payne, J. D. Isaacks, Louise Collie, J. C. Bridges, Glen Teal, Hazel Hood, Jim Isaacks, Principal Horace Clifton, and Ora Holcomb.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Cove Springs School]

Description: Copy negative of the Cove Springs School class of 1927. First row, seated: Jessie Durrett, Bertrum Hood, - Creel, Frank Priestly, Oscar Holcomb, Clarence Douglas, Robert "Tud" Mullins, Bruce McLendon, Leo Creel, Grady Durrett, Curtis Hines, Hoyt McDaniel, Gladstone Thompson, John Edward Bone "Bub" Dunn, and James Priestly. Second row, kneeling: Knowles Jones, Oscar Payne, Norvel Creel, Guy Teasdale, Davis Dabbs, William Payne, Odell Hood, Dewey Hood, Henry Lindner, Zoie Dabbs, Cleo Holcomb, Elbert Durrett, Clarence Williams, an unidentified student, and Royal Teal. Third row: Juanita Jones, Emma Frances Mullins, Frankie Mae Casper, Lucille Creel, Helen McLendon, Jimmie McNew, Louise Payne, Delores Jones, Merle Reagan, Mildred Moseley, Virdie Douglas, Bertha Dabbs, Inez Greer, Billie Fisher, Aline Douglas, Mildred Holcomb, Nellie Moseley, and Wynona Broadway. Fourth row: Burnese Jones, Ruby Holcomb, Ivory Dunn, Marguerite Jones, Thelma Moseley, Hazel Hood, Flossie Williams, Catherine Payne, Claudine Teasdale, Elsie Hood, Ora Holcomb, Juanita Moseley, Margaret Lindner, Lillie McLendon, Principal Mary Etta Andrews, primary teacher Lizzie Thompson, and intermediate teacher Nellie Jo Buckmeyer.
Date: November 19, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Craft Public School]

Description: Copy negative of Craft Public School. A large group of students is lined up outside the school building.
Date: November 18, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Dewey Boys]

Description: Copy negative of a troop of the Jacksonville "Dewey Boys" of the Boy Scouts of America, holding rifles. The boys in the front row, kneeling, are Joe Henry Hodges, Miller Devereux, Ruben Sory, Frank Fuller, Lee Caperton, Hubert Chessher, and Spurgeon Byrd. The boys in the back row, standing, are Charley Otts, Stewart Hawkins, Allen Templeton, Tracy Bolton, Robert Bolton, Morris Hodges, Ross Boles, and Cecil Byrd. Behind the back row, a girl, Lottie Dee Collins, holds an American flag, which displays only 45 stars. She was the mascot of the group.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Dialville Business Section]

Description: Copy negative of a building in the business section of Dialville during winter. Men and children stand in front of the entrance to the building, near a leafless tree. At the side of the building, a person is sitting on the curb near an electric pole. From left to right, C. W. Benge and Mart Waggoner are standing, Dr. J. W. Moore is sitting, and C. D. Jarratt and J. D. Harris also stand. Also pictured, in no order, are John L. Slover, Prentiss Slover, Waymon Rhodes and A. M. Halbert.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph

[Dialville Elementary School]

Description: Copy negative of the Dialville Elementary School, a two-story building with a chimney and many windows. This building was used by both elementary and high school students until the construction of Dialville High School.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph