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[Kinch Hillyer Map and Advertisement]

Description: Map and advertisement for Kinch Hillyer oil land. The map features the location of the plots of land. The advertisement discusses the location, price, and demand of the land. Fred Hermann is mentioned as a local representative in St. Louis, Missouri.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text

[Minutes for Hillyer Oil Compeny Meeting - 1918-02-14]

Description: Minutes taken from a Hillyer Oil Company meeting on February 14, 1918. The naming of Chas E. Anderson, Senior, and J. T. Willits [Willets], as temporary chairmen is mentioned. Development of plots of land and the attendees of the meeting is also mentioned.
Date: February 14, 1918
Creator: Willits, J. T.
Item Type: Text

[Boning or butchering knife]

Description: Boning or butchering knife with long curved blade and wooden handle. Blade extends into handle, where it is sandwiched between two wooden grips anchored by six nails on each side.
Date: unknown

[Dyer Cemetery in Richmond]

Description: Print of the Dyer Cemetery, Richmond. Wiley Martin Monument if foreground. House in background. Other monuments in background. Taken 3-21-1962. Removed from album, glue and paper residue on back.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave of Thomas Jeff Smith]

Description: Print of the grave of Thos. Jeff. Smith in the Morton Cem., Rich. Smith was Mason Briscoe's Grandfather who was with Fanin at Goliada. Photo shows monument with urn on top at left, brick crypt at center, plain rectangular at right.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Eldridge Home in Sugar Land]

Description: Photo of the Eldridge Home, Sugar Land. Two and a half story house with closed in second story porch. Three cars are parallel parked in front of adjacent building and a truck is parked in front of the Eldridge Home. Water tower visible in upper right corner.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[Whitten Home]

Description: Photo of the Whitten Home (Formerly Phillips). 300 block of Jackson Street, Richmond. One and a half story home. White paint is peeling. House has been moved to museum property at 500 Houston Street as the Long-Smith Cottage.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph

[J.H.P. Davis House]

Description: Photo of the J.H.P. Davis House, 1009 Main, Richmond. Pictured 3-16-1962, when is served at nurses home for Polly Ryon Hospital. House is painted all white, remains of green house at lower right.
Date: March 16, 1962
Item Type: Photograph