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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

[Recruitment Card]

Description: Recruitment card belonging to Edgar Brown Sutherlin. It reads: "U. S. Naval Recruiting Station, 1421 Masonic Temple, Chicago, Ill. No. 241. Name: Sutherlin, E. B. Rate: Landsman for Training. Date: APR 3 - 1902." Sutherlin signed the back of the card.
Date: April 3, 1902
Creator: Naval Regional Contracting Center (U.S.)
Item Type: Text

[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

[Letter from W. S. W. to Edith Wilson, October 14, 1907]

Description: Letter from W. S. W. to Edith Wilson, on October 14, 1907, congratulating Edith on the news of her recent engagement and discussing plans for her upcoming wedding. A newspaper clipping that states Edgar B. Sutherlin and Edith Wilson have applied for a marriage license is included in the envelope.
Date: October 14, 1907
Item Type: Letter

[Photograph of Edith Wilson]

Description: Photograph of Edith Wilson. She wears a black dress, and stands holding a book against the arm of a wicker couch. A hat sits on the couch next to her.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter to Edith Wilson, July 22, 1903]

Description: Letter to Edith Wilson, on July 22, 1903, asking her to write. The author implores her not to give up on him, and promises to do anything she wants to make her happy.
Date: July 22, 1903
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Craig C. Watkins to Edgar B. Sutherlin, July 2, 1958]

Description: Letter from Craig C. Watkins of the Veterans Administration to Edgar B. Sutherlin, on July 2, 1958, acknowledging receipt of Sutherlin's application for compensation or pension, and informing him that it has been referred to the Veterans Benefit Office.
Date: July 2, 1958
Creator: Watkins, Craig C.
Item Type: Letter

[With Mother This Christmas]

Description: Eulogy for Edgar Brown Sutherlin, expressing joy that this Christmas he will be with his mother, who had died when Sutherlin was three.
Date: 1960
Creator: McElroy, Theodore Edgar, Sr.
Item Type: Text