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[Art Print of the Matlock Home]

Description: Art print of an artist's rendition of the Matlock Home near Murphy, Texas; the house is two stories with windows along the upper and lower floors. The note printed on the reverse side of the picture says this was made "before the house was razed and replaced with a modern brick home." The note further says that Milton Meredith Matlock built it "when he settled on the land just South of the Back Homeplace."
Date: unknown

[Card from the Turneys to the Wooleys]

Description: Card from the Wooleys to the Turneys, which has an illustration of St. Francis of Assisi and woodland creatures in a green forest on the front of the card. Inside the card, there is a prayer by St. Francis of Assisi. There is a lot of handwritten text on the back of the card from the Wooleys.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Greetings Corp.

[Christmas Postcard to a Mother]

Description: Christmas postcard from an individual to their mother saying they are sending a lot of cards and she should send them to whoever she wants to. The illustration on the front of the card shows a Santa Claus surrounded by children; he is holding a tablet that says: "My Best Wishes for a Merry Christmas."
Date: 191u-12

[Class Prophecy for the 1907 Class of Texas Baptist University]

Description: Class prophecy describing a person's eventful day dream that included a woman creating pictures in the room of different individuals; the pictures continue to appear and then disappear and showing different women in different locations. The last line of the piece comes after the person had awoken: "I was forced to turn from the glamers into the future and come back to the tasks of the present."
Date: 1907

[Flyer: Billy Graham Crusade]

Description: Flyer for a Billy Graham evangelical crusade in the southwest of the United States. The flyer includes a list of participating religious services to attend, small biographies for the crusade leaders, a brief interview with Billy Graham, advertisements for a songbook and a magazine, and the lyrics for four short hymns. On the front of the flyer, there are small photographs of people attending crusade services.
Date: unknown

[Land Deed to the Church of Christ in Murphy, Texas]

Description: Land deed from James T. Murphy and Emma Murphy to R. A. Sale and Han Murphy for the "consideration of twenty dollars." The purchasers are elders "of the Church of Christ at Decator, Collin County," and the next paragraphs detail the perimeters of the land and the purposes of the land, that being "used for Church purposes."
Date: May 20, 1886
Creator: Taylor, Mrs. Frank H.