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[Adam Stafford, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred Colonists.]

Description: Copy of a photograph of Adam Stafford, one of Stephen F. Austin's Old Three Hundred Colonists. Stafford is wearing a dark jacket with a cape around his shoulders. He has a white shirt with a bow tie tied around the collar. Stafford has graying hair with a bushy beard. He has his left hand on the crook of a wooden cane. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Adams Bros. Store in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Adams Bros. Store in Richmond, Texas. The store is a two-story brick building. Photograph shows northeast corner of building. African-American man standing next to pole in front of store. Child standing next to man who is leaning against another pole. Five African American people standing in front of next wooden building (on right of photo). Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate. The cardboard is broken at top and top right, broken again at bottom left corner (pieces missing). Picture has black material around edges and thick areas on right side. White spots (one pale green) across front of photo. Photograph is torn at bottom center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Administration Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Administration Building taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Arch of building has a statue in center. In front of the statue is a water fountain surrounded by three flags. An American flag is flying in the left of the photo; there is a tree on right.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

Advertisement mailed to Y. U. Jones

Description: Address page for an advertisement from Foley Bros. Dry Goods Company mailed to "Mr. Y. U. Jones, Thompson, Texas." A partially-visible image in the lower-left corner includes the text, "To Go Forward - not backward is our aim. Each month we add some new features to our service - to increase our helpfulness and [to] merit your valued patronage."
Date: unknown
Creator: Foley Bros. Dry Goods Company
Item Type: Text

[Aerial view of Rosenberg]

Description: Photograph (copy) of an aerial view of Rosenberg looking southwest. On the second block from bottom, a tower can be seen toward right side of photo. Also on second block from bottom toward left side is a two long narrow buildings joined by walkway that has many cars parked in front of it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas.]

Description: Aerial view of sulfur mine at Orchard, Texas. Train in far left corner. Another train in mid-left. Lake on left. Sulfur block on right. Stamped on back: DUVAL TEXAS SULFUR CO. ORCHARD, TEXAS. Also stamped on back: DON-CORTIS COMPANY 1526 Bonnie Brae St. Ph. L. 4229 Houston, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm, locating storm victims]

Description: Photo on cardboard mat. Aftermath of 1900 Galveston storm. Wagon load of storm victims. Two men are walking behind the wagon. Wagon driver is standing up and holding reins to horses. Foreground shows wood debris. Large covered area in background. Back of photo reads: NO-26. On 22st & wharf 73 wagon loads of storm victims buried at Sea, on SEPT-10 1900 W.A. Green. Galveston, Texas.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph

[Agriculture Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Agriculture Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Multi-story brick building with entrance that faces east. Entrance has four square columns that lead to the front doors. Sign to far left reads: BUS STOP.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[The Alamo, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Postcard image of the Alamo, San Antonio, Texas. "Texas Under Six Flags". Colored postcard with Alamo in center with the six different flags above it.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Postcard

[Alamo, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Alamo taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Rock building with four columns in front. Foreground has four poles with benches in between poles. Two men and a woman standing to right of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[Albert P. and Mamie George house]

Description: Photographic print of Albert P. and Mamie George house (Ranch House at the George Ranch) in 1915. Photo shows the south face and the cistern tower. Partial view of large tree to right and left of photograph. Picket fence in front of house. Wire fence in foreground. Several wooden boxes are lined up along the wire fence line.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph