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Good Business, Volume 64, Number 5, May 1954

Description: Issue of the Good Business periodical, which includes an article about Edgar B. Sutherlin's jewelry store and his kindness to visiting seamen. A separate article has been pasted into the back of the periodical, announcing the retirement of Mr. Sutherlin due to his health.
Date: May 1954
Creator: Bernard, Clinton E. & Decker, James A.

[Letter from Robert L. Schaadt to Yvonne Sutherlin, January 2, 1986]

Description: Letter from Robert L. Schaadt to Yvonne Sutherlin, on January 2, 1986, thanking her for her donation of her mother-in-law's diary. He expresses his delight at reading it, and asks if Sutherlin would like to donate anything else to the Sam Houston Regional Library & Research Center.
Date: January 2, 1986
Creator: Schaadt, Robert L.
Item Type: Letter
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[Social Security Board Postcard]

Description: Postcard requesting information from the Social Security Board, filled out by Edgar Brown Sutherlin.
Date: June 25, 1955
Creator: United States. Social Security Board.
Item Type: Text

[Handwritten Note, April 17, 1937]

Description: Handwritten note from April 17, 1937. It reads: "April 17, 1937. E. B. Suthelin requested permit to move large street clock from 436 to 424 Procter Street -. Permission denied."
Date: April 17, 1937
Item Type: Text

[Sutherlin-McElroy-Bowman Family Thanksgiving]

Description: Photograph of the Sutherlin, McElroy, and Bowman families on Thanksgiving 1935. In the front row, from left to right, are James Edgar Sutherlin; Theodore Edgar McElroy, Jr.; Gerald Edwin McElroy; and Barbara Jean McElroy. In the second row, from left to right, are Edgar Brown Sutherlin, Edith Hallie Wilson Sutherlin, Sophia Flint Wilson, Harriet Josephine Beauchamp McElroy, Walter Edwin McElroy, Waneta Sutherlin, Mable McElroy Duncan, and Lester Duncan. In the third row are Elma Wilson Ridpath; Wayne Ridpath; Walter William McElroy; Maurine Sutherlin McElroy; Theodore Edgar McElroy, Sr.; Bertis Paul McElroy; and Chesley Arthur Bowman. In the back row are Atha Talley McElroy, Dovert William McElroy, and John Harvey Sutherlin.
Date: November 28, 1935
Item Type: Photograph
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[Clipping: Forced Sale!]

Description: Newspaper clipping advertising a forced sale at Sutherlin Jewelers due to renovations. It lists the items up for sale, and the other services offered.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Clipping

[Sutherlin Family Genealogy Charts]

Description: Genealogy charts for members of the Sutherlin family, including Edgar Brown Sutherlin, Ruby Maurine Sutherlin McElroy, Clyda Waneta Sutherlin Bowman, James Edgar Sutherlin, James Franklin Sutherlin, Clyda N. Sutherlin, and John Harvey Sutherlin. The charts include information concerning births, military service, marriages, and deaths.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Text

[Retirement Announcement]

Description: Advertisement announcing that Edgar B. Sutherlin is retiring, and that Southerlin Jewelers is closing. It reads: "Believe it or not... it's true - Two old men are going out of Business, John says, he will continue with his watchwork. "After 41 years in Port Arthur, I have been advised by the Doctors to rest, as I have had three strokes." Everything must be sold at 50% and All Music and Luggage at 25% and Less. Watches and Diamonds at Half Price! Even the fixtures are for sale as arranged ... Everything must go by March 31st, as I must give possession of this room by that date. E. B. Sutherlin. Southerlin Jewelers, 520 Procter. Dial 5-5221."
Date: February 16, 1955
Item Type: Clipping

[Purchase Order]

Description: Purchase order for a street clock written to Sutherland Jewelry.
Date: December 18, 1952
Creator: Port Arthur (Tex.). Office of Purchasing Agent
Item Type: Text