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[Headstone of Henry Lee Price]

Description: Photograph of the headstone marking the grave of Henry Lee Price. The marker is a vertical slab made of stone. Etched underneath his name are the words: "Texas, U.S. Army, World War II, May 11, 1919, July 19, 1973." A metal placard holder is embedded in the ground just in front of the headstone.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of William M. Price]

Description: Photograph of the headstone marking the grave of William M. Price. The marker is a vertical slab made of gray-colored stone. Etched on the front beneath his name are the words: "Texas, PVT OMC, World War I, December 20, 1896, June 22, 1954." According to accompanying information, he was the son of Tony and Addie Price and the grandson of Sam and Mary Price.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Carter L. Price]

Description: Photograph of the headstone marking the grave of Carter L. Price. The marker is tall and made of gray-colored stone. Etched on the front below Carter L. Price's name are the following words: "Died June 18, 1914. Aged 61 years." The rest of the words are illegible. According to accompanying information, he was born in December 1863. He was also the son of Sam and Mary Price.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Addie Price]

Description: Photograph of the headstone marking the grave of Addie Price. The marker is a simple, rectangular vertical slab set into a two-tiered platform. Etched on front is Addie Price's name; beneath her name is her birth date, August 3, 1862, and her death date, August 13, 1910. The words "AT REST" are etched into the platform below the top stone. According to accompanying information, she was the wife of Tony Price, who was Sam and Mary Price's son.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Antioch Church in Palestine, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Antioch Church in Palestine, Texas. The church is comprised of two red brick buildings with a small steeple protruding from the roof of one of the buildings. A sign that says, "The Antioch Church" is just outside the building in front of some bushes. Right outside the buildings is a small parking lot. According to accompanying information, Sam Price was one of the church's founders.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Lela M. Price]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of Lela M. Price, born 1896 and deceased in 1910. Her grave marker is a small, rectangular block of stone, displaying only her name and the years she was born and deceased. Piles of dead leaves surround the marker.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Azilea and Ben Price]

Description: Photograph of the shared tombstone of Azilea D. Price and Ben F. Price. It features a floral border etched at the top. The family name has its own rectangular recessed area at the center of the tombstone; below the family name are the individuals' names, both of which are also confined in their own recessed rectangles. The name on the left, Azilea D., is accompanied her birth date, Feb. 15, 1888. The name on the right, Ben F., is followed by his birthdate, Jan. 15, 1883, and his death date, June 28, 1961. Below the pair of names is the quotation, "The Lord is my shepherd I shall not want."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. In view is a grave plot enclosed by a rectangular frame set into the ground; within the plot are several headstones. The landscape of the cemetery grounds is grassy with some patches of red dirt. Verdant trees are in the distance just beyond a wire fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[A Grave Plot in Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a grave plot within Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. The plot, which is located in an area devoid of grass and is mostly red dirt, has been sectioned off by cinder blocks into a rectangular shape. A small placard is embedded at the foot of the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Elizabeth Beard]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of Elizabeth Beard, born on April 4, 1913 and deceased on November 6, 2003. It features her name etched within the shape of a heart. Underneath her name are her birth dates and death dates; between the two dates is an image of Elizabeth in her womanhood. The words, "In loving memory" are directly below her picture. Floral bouquets that have been placed in front of her headstone are partially visible. According to accompanying information, she is the granddaughter of H.L. Price.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Henry L. Price, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of the headstone marking Henry L. Price, Jr.'s grave in Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. The marker is made of stone and features only his name, his year of birth, which is 1895, and year of death, which is 1910. Piles of dead leaves surround the headstone. According to accompanying information, Henry L. Price, Jr. was the son of H.L. and Rosa Price.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Broad View of Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a portion of Price Cemetery in Palestine, Texas. The cemetery grounds are largely made up of red dirt and small, spare patches of grass. A small number of headstones are visible in the distance. Verdant trees are visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Headstone of Nellie Bell Cummings]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of Nellie Bell Cummings, born on December 24, 1896 and deceased on May 1, 1982. The image of a lamb with a decorative border is etched at the top of the headstone.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Vera Mae Cummings Nash]

Description: Photograph of Vera Mae Cummings Nash, daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings. She is standing with her hands behind her back, wearing a light blue turtleneck and khaki pants. A name tag is attached to her shirt on her chest. A banner with the words "Golden Opportunity" is partially visible behind her.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Vera Mae Cummings Nash]

Description: Photograph of Vera Mae Cummings Nash, daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings and sister of Lovie Venola Cummings. She is seated in a chair and posed for a portrait in front of a backdrop that features the propeller of an airplane. She is wearing a fur coat, a dress, pantyhose and peep toe heels. Her hands are folded on her lap with gloves laid over them. According to accompanying information, she was also the first African-American to work as a secretary in the White House.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lovie Venola Cummings Woodland]

Description: Photograph of Lovie Venola Cummings Woodland, daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings. She is wearing a gingham dress and is standing outdoors near a red dirt pathway. A small white house is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Three World War I Veterans in Uniform]

Description: Postcard of three World War I veterans in uniform, standing at attention outside of a building. The man on the far left is Wright Cuney Price, the eldest son of H.L. Price. To his right are two men identified as Alex and Samuel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Nellie Bell Price]

Description: Photograph of Nellie Mae Price, daughter of Azilea D. Johnson and Benjamin F. Price. She is standing outdoors near a dirt path, wearing a plaid, drop-waist dress, with her hands on her hips.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Nellie Bell Price]

Description: Photograph of Nellie Bell Price standing on the lawn of a fenced-in yard. She is wearing a short-sleeve dress. A couple of houses are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Rosa Lee Cummings Berry with Her Nephew]

Description: Photograph of Rosa Lee Cummings Berry and her nephew, James Henry Woodland. Rosa is the daughter of Nellie Bell Price and Gent Cummings; James is the son of Lovie Venola Cummings and Henry Woodland. James is wearing a knitted cap and a jacket while his aunt is wearing a white shirt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Henry Lee Price]

Description: Photograph of Henry Lee Price, son of Benjamin Franklin Price and grandson of Samuel Price. He was named for his uncle, H.L. Price. He has short, curly black hair and is wearing a military-style jacket, a shirt, and a tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Sign Leading to Price Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a road sign leading to Price Cemetery, named for Samuel Price, as seen through the window of a car. The cemetery was once used as a place to bury slaves. A tree-lined road is visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph