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[Beige silk ribbon with red writing]

Description: Beige silk ribbon with red writing that states: "MEMBERS' BADGE DAUGHTERS OF THE REPUBLIC (SEAL OF TEXAS IN CENTER) OF TEXAS. ORGANIZED AT HOUSTON, TEXAS, NOV. 6, 1891." Old Object Term: Commemorative ribbon
Date: November 6, 1891

[Gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides]

Description: 14K gold pocket watch with floral engraving on both sides. The perimeter is decorated with diamond shape engravings and small swirled patterned engravings. Inscribed inside the back cover: "Mother to Albert Oct 7th 1891". Watch maker is "Elgin Natl, Watch Co." as seen on face of watch. Time is demarcated by roman numerals and has a separate dial for the seconds. A black ribbon with a gold two-pronged buckle on it is attached to the watch by a small gold chain.
Date: October 7, 1891

[Mamie Davis, Albert P. George, and [Hattie or Jennie] Jones]

Description: Photographic copy of Mamie Davis, Albert P. George, and [Hattie or Jennie] Jones. Mamie (on left), who has long hair, and dark dress with dark stockings and lace up ankle shoes. She has her hands on a floral arrangement. Albert, who is standing in the center, is wearing a dark three piece suit, white shirt, and dark tie. He has his left leg crossed over his right. Jones, who has dark hair that is curled at her forehead, is seated in an upholstered chair and is holding a book in her hands. Her dark, long sleeved dress buttons down front to the waist. The back of the photograph has a notation that reads: Duplicate of orig. belonging to Va. Scarborough.
Date: 1891 - 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Mamie E. Davis as a young girl]

Description: Bust portrait of Mamie E. Davis. Davis, who is seen in profile, is wearing a light colored outfit and beads, has her long hair down and over her shoulders. The photograph is mounted on a tan cardboard substrate. Bottom of cardboard in brown reads: "Morris. N. E. Cor. Market and Centre, Galveston."
Date: 1891 - 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis]

Description: Mourning card of Capt. W. K. Davis. Died Aug. 3, 1891. Black card with gold edging and writing. Top, center sparrow holding a card that reads: "In Loving Remembrance of". Underneath bird, Holy Bible with "Capt. W. K. Davis, Died Aug. 3, 1891" written on front. Foliage in background. Bottom, center unraveled scroll reads: "Tis hard to break the tender cord, When love has bound the heart, Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words, Must we forever part? Dearest loved one we have laid thee, In the peaceful grave's embrace, But thy memory will be cherished Till we see thy heavenly face."
Date: August 3, 1891
Item Type: Text

[A.P. George in a wooden flat bottom boat]

Description: Photograph of A.P. George in a wooden flat bottom boat. George, who is standing in the boat and is holding a long pole for navigating in the water, is wearing lace up boots, dark pants, white shirt, and a hat. There is a large moss draped tree in the water in background. The bow of another wooden boat is visible to the left of the photograph. The muddy bank is in the foreground. The photograph is pressed into a thin cardboard and is embossed with "H. H. Morris Galveston, Texas" in the bottom left corner. Back of photograph in pencil: "Albert P. George".
Date: 1891 - 1897
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie E. Davis]

Description: Photograph of Mamie E. Davis. Davis is wearing a white puffed sleeve blouse with a large rounded lace collar. Her dark hair is pulled up into a bun near the crown of her head. She is wearing diamond ear drop earrings. The portrait ends at the waist. Davis is facing the right. The photograph is mounted on a gray cardboard matte. Written on back of photograph in pencil: "Mamie Davis George at Baylor College". Image dimensions are: "14.1 cm x 9.7 cm. Similar to 2000.015.004 with the exception of hair style.
Date: 1891 - 1895
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mamie E. Davis]

Description: Photograph of Mamie E. Davis. Back of photograph in blue ink "Mamie Davis father J. H. P. Davis Richmond, Texas". In this portrait, Mamie is wearing a white puffed sleeve blouse with large round lace collar. Davis has her dark hair braided and pulled back into a bun at the nape of her neck. She has diamond ear drop earrings in her ears. Portrait ends at the waist. The photograph is mounted on a pale gray textured matte. Matte has a thin white border around perimeter of cardboard. Image dimensions are: 9.3 cm x 5.9 cm. Similar pose to 2000.015.005 with the exception of the hair style.
Date: 1891 - 1895
Item Type: Photograph