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[Certificate Awarded to Hester Beck Willis]

Description: Certificate awarded to Hester Beck Willis for 25 years of membership in the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. It reads: "Twenty-Five Years of Continuous Membership. This Certifies that Hester Beck Willis #012499 is a member of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas, having been admitted to membership on January 11, 1984. In Witness Whereof the President General and Senior Members Committee Chair subscribe their names and have caused the seal of the Association to be hereunto affixed at Killeen, Texas this 16th day of May AD 2009."
Date: May 16, 2009
Creator: Daughters of the Republic of Texas

[Photograph of Unidentified Boy with Sash]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified boy standing on a fabric covered bench; behind the boy is a painting of a light-filled room with a large window showcasing foliage outside. The boy wears a white long sleeve shirt and shorts, tights, and a black sash and bow tie. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Belton, TX."
Date: unknown
Creator: Hillyer

[Portrait of Children]

Description: Portrait of a baby sitting on a cushioned chair, with an young girl standing next to her, both of them wearing white dresses. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Kate & Irene, 18 mos., 3 1/2 yrs."
Date: unknown
Creator: Favorite Photo Gallery

[Postcard of Austin County Court House]

Description: Postcard of Austin County Court House in Bellville, Texas. A handwritten note on the front of the postcard, which is addressed to Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas, says "Hello Annie. How are you taking in these days? Hope you are taking life easy. Best wishes for a happy Easter and lots of eggs. Emil."
Date: April 1, 1907

[Postcard of Businesses on Austin Street in Holland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of buildings lining a dirt road. Text on the photo says "Business portion Austin St. Holland, Texas." A handwritten note on the front of the postcard says "Hello, feel like 15 cts. I look worse. How are your good old fellows? I guess you are having a good time, at least I hope so." The card is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas.
Date: July 28, 1907

[Postcard of Dredge in Brazos River]

Description: Postcard of a dredge in the Brazos River near Bellville, Texas. A handwritten note on the front of the postcard, which is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas, says "Will try and write you in a fortnight. Rec'd Bertha's letter, was glad to hear from you. Mae."
Date: September 19, 1907

[Postcard of Farmers Union Warehouse]

Description: Postcard of a man standing between stacks of cotton bales in a large barn, with the caption, "Rogers Tex. Farmers Union Warehouse." A handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Miss Annie Wiggers in Temple, Texas and says, "Hello. How are you this eve? I am down in the bottom cutting wood now. Got 8 more boys with me. We are having a good old time. Well how was preaching Sunday? Mattie & Leo. Kreuger were at our house Sunday. All went to Knob Creek to prayer meeting Sunday night. Bye bye. A."
Date: January 24, 1907