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[The Blessing Family]

Description: Photograph of the Blessing family. Anna and John Blessing are both seated. John Blessing holds his son, John, on his lap, and their daughter, Anna, stands next to her mother.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Blessing & Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[The Blessing Family]

Description: Photograph of the Blessing family. Anna and John Blessing are both seated. John Blessing holds his son, John, on his lap, and their daughter, Anna, stands next to her mother.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Blessing & Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Passenger's Check Ticket]

Description: Passenger's Check for the Union Passenger Depot, from Galveston to Houston. It reads: "To identify accommodations purchased. The amount charged is The Pullman Company's rate and a surcharge of 50% of that amount required by and collected as agent for the Railroad Company, as shown on the ticket."
Date: August 7, 1932
Item Type: Text

[Passenger's Check Ticket]

Description: Passenger's Check for the Union Passenger Depot, from Galveston to Houston. It reads: "To identify accommodations purchased. The amount charged is The Pullman Company's rate and a surcharge of 50% of that amount required by and collected as agent for the Railroad Company, as shown on the ticket."
Date: August 7, 1932
Item Type: Text

[Photograph of Ball High School]

Description: Photograph of an elaborate building on a street corner. A handwritten note below the photo identifies it as Ball High School in Galveston, Texas.
Date: August 11, 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Carrie Will Howell]

Description: Photograph of Carrie Will Howell. She sits on the arm of a chair with her feet on the seat and one hand on the back. She is wearing a white dress.
Date: unknown
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Fort Crockett in Galveston, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Fort Crockett in Galveston, Texas and the large group of tents lined up in rows on the left side; on the right side there is an open field possibly used for training and parading. The title of the photograph reads: "Home Again! Our Victory Greetings"
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mrs. S. T. Blessing]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. S. T. Blessing. She is seated, with a hat in her lap, and a vanity beside her. Many knick-knacks can be seen on the vanity.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Blessing & Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mrs. S. T. Blessing]

Description: Photograph of Mrs. S. T. Blessing. She stands behind a chair, resting her arm on its back. There is a fireplace behind her.
Date: 18uu
Creator: F. W. Kersting's Photo and Art Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of R. O. Dixon House]

Description: Photograph of the R. O. Dixon house in Galveston, Texas. Two people sit on the porch, behind a fence. The building is two stories, and the left half of the house is covered in ivy or a similar plant.
Date: November 27, 1904
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Mag Parker]

Description: Photograph of a professional portrait of Margaret Field Cox, née Parker. She was known by her nickname "Mag" to some. She is a frizzy-haired woman wearing a high-collared ensemble with a sizable floral boutonniere pinned to her chest. On the back of the photograph's mat are handwritten notes which reads, "This belongs to Mrs. Geo W. McDaniel. Aunt Mag Parker (Mrs. Sam Field, later Mrs. Sam Cox)."
Date: unknown
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Unidentified Boy]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified boy posed standing with his left hand supported against a wicker chair. He wears a dark-colored double-breasted coat with an accessory that comes from his pocket and hooks onto a button, tights, and boots. Behind the boy is a barely visible curtain with tassels.
Date: unknown
Creator: Willyerd
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Women]

Description: Portrait of two women posing together wearing pearl necklaces and lace dresses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard of Rosenberg Library]

Description: Postcard of a library in Galveston, Texas. A handwritten note on the back of the postcard says: "Rosenberg Library, Galveston, Texas, Designed by Eames & Young, St. Louis, Dedicated June 22, 1904."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard

[Roy Elmer Beck and Friends]

Description: Photograph of Roy Elmer Beck with a group of his friends at the Galveston Island beach. There are six young men, including Roy, and seven young women. They are all wearing swimsuits indicative of the era.
Date: August 1908
Item Type: Photograph

[Tintype Portrait of Joseph Ball]

Description: Tintype portrait of Joseph Ball wearing a suit. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Brother Joseph Ball, Brother Jack Beroth, and Emma Cornell, Galveston."
Date: unknown
Creator: Fetter's Gallery
Item Type: Photograph