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[Elk Lodge Membership Card]

Description: Membership card for Elk Lodge belonging to John H. Sutherlin. It reads: "No. 502. Durango, Colo., Lodge No. 507, B. P. O. Elks. This is to Certify that Bro. John H. Sutherlin has paid dues to Apr 1, 1910 and at the date of issuing this card was in good standing in said lodge. Dated 6 day of Apr 1910."
Date: April 6, 1910

[Interior of the Hart Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Hart Drug Store in the Peter Stock Building in Port Arthur, Texas. Six men stand in the store: two behind the counter, one leaning against it, and three standing by the tables on the left side of the photo. E. B. Sutherlin stands second from the left.
Date: [1914..1915]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Brown Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of the Brown Cemetery around 1915. Edith Sutherlin stands on the left, holding her hand out. A second woman stands on the other side of the photo, in front of a monument with the word "Brown" carved into it.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[E. B. Sutherlin Envelope]

Description: Envelope for E. B. Sutherlin's jewelry store, with notes written by him. The envelope reads: "Name: Mrs. O. R. Williams, 719 - Procter St. No.: 6-8-27. Charges $--. E. B. Sutherlin, Jewelry & Watchmaker, 436 Procter St., Port Arthur, Texas. Instructions: don't string too tight."
Date: June 8, 1927
Item Type: Text
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[Letter, June 27, 1935]

Description: Letter from "kids" to "Hubby, Uncle John, and All" on June 27, 1935, discussing a visit with Maurine and Ted McElroy, and a dinner.
Date: June 27, 1935
Item Type: Letter

[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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[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

[Demobilization Form for James Edgar Sutherlin]

Description: Demobilization form for James Edgar Sutherlin with orders on his protocol while he was berthed at the Kohler Building in Boston, Massachusetts.
Date: March 25, 1946
Creator: United States. Naval Receiving Station.
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