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[Family of Joshua Calhoun Howell]

Description: Photograph of Joshua Calhoun Howell and Adalade "Addie" Smith Howell, in black, and their children in front of their home in Hill County, Texas. From left to right, the children are Elizabeth (Bessie) Lethella Howell, Robert Calhoun Howell, Winnie Davis Howell, Jewell Howell, and Mamie Ross Howell. All of the children wear white, and Winnie Davis Howell stands on a chair.
Date: 18uu
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Charles Wesley Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Charles Wesley Howell, located at the Vaughan Cemetery in Hill County, Texas. The marker reads "To the memory of my Beloved Husband, C. W. Howell. Born Dec. 21, 1852, Died Feb. 15, 1889. Sweet be thy rest." Other markers are visible in the background.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Charles Wesley Howell]

Description: Photograph close-up of the grave marker of Charles Wesley Howell, located at the Vaughan Cemetery in Hill County, Texas. The marker reads "To the memory of my Beloved Husband, C. W. Howell. Born Dec. 21, 1852, Died Feb. 15, 1889. Sweet be thy rest." Other markers are visible in the background.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Donaldson G. Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Donaldson G. Howell, located at the Bell Springs Cemetery in Hill County, Texas. The marker is a stone pillar, with a carved stone book on top. The marker reads: "Donaldson G. Howell, born July 2, 1864, died Sept. 21, 1895." In the background, farm equipment can be seen.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Elizabeth Martin Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Elizabeth "Eliza" Martin Howell, located at the Bell Springs Cemetery in Hill County, Texas. The marker is a stone pillar, with a carved stone book on top. There is a quote which reads "Resting in hope of a glorious resurrection" at the base of the marker. In the background, other markers can be seen.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Emily Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Emily Howell, died Oct. 14, 1928. The marker is located in Ridge Park Cemetery in Hill County, Texas.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Joshua Calhoun Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Joshua Calhoun Howell, located in Bell Springs Cemetery near Abbott, Texas in Hill County. It reads: "J. C. Howell, born June 12, 1852, died Jan. 4, 1901. Resting in hope of a glorious resurrection."
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Julia Mitchell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Julia Mitchell, located at Vaughan Cemetery in Hill County, Texas. The marker reads: "Julia, Dau. of C. H. and L. A. Mitchell, born Sep. 25, 1876, died Nov. 18, 1892." Other markers can be seen in the background.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Mrs. Elizabeth Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Mrs. Elizabeth Howell, born November 4, 1854, died May 2, 1932. The marker is located in Ridge Park Cemetery in Hill County, Texas.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Winnie Davis Howell]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Winnie Davis Howell, located at the Bell Springs Cemetery in Hill County, Texas. It reads: "Winnie Davis, Dau. of J. C. & Addie Howell. Born Oct. 3, 1898, Died May 6, 1902. Gone from her home, but not from our hearts."
Date: 19uu
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Joshua Calhoun Howell Remembrance Card]

Description: Remembrance card for Joshua Calhoun Howell of Hill County, Texas. It reads: "In Loving Remembrance of J. C. Howell, Died Jan. 5, 1901. Gone but not forgotten. 'Tis hard to break the tender cord,/When love has bound the heart./'Tis hard, so hard, to speak the words:/"We must forever part."/Dearest loved one we must lay thee/In the peaceful grave's embrace,/But thy memory will be cherished/'Til we see thy heavenly face." Below the inscription is an illustration of the Bible.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Text

[Photograph of Agnes Weatherred]

Description: Photograph of Agnes Weatherred, wearing a black dress, sitting in a rocking chair on a porch with flowers in her lap. Behind the rocking chair is a wooden door and a window with wooden plantation shutters. A hand written note on the back reads, "From Agnes Weatherred to Agnes. Aug. 4, 1898 - Mar. 25, 1916, Hill Co., Tex., daughter of J. M. and E. C. Weatherred."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Elizabeth Martin Howell]

Description: Photograph of Elizabeth "Eliza" Martin Howell, mother of Joshua Calhoun Howell. She lived from April 20, 1823 to July 3, 1898. Her hair is pulled back, she has glasses, and wears a brooch at the neck of her black button-up dress.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Duff, N. F.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of John Noah Howell and Elizabeth Martin Howell]

Description: Photograph of John Noah Howell and Elizabeth "Eliza" Martin Howell, parents of Joshua Calhoun Howell, sitting side by side. Elizabeth Howell wears her hair pulled back, has glasses, and a brooch at her neck. John Howell wears a suit jacket and a waistcoat over a white shirt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of the Smith Family]

Description: Photograph of the Smith family - Mr. R. S. Smith and Mrs. R. S. Smith sit in chairs side by side while their children surround them - one child is position standing behind and between Mr. R. S. Smith and Mrs. R. S. Smith while two children stand on the outside, forming a line of four. A small child sits on the lap of Mrs. R. S. Smith. A hand written note on the back reads, "Mr. R. S. Smith (Richard Samuel), Mrs. R. S. Smith (Emma Adella Hoffman), S. M. Smith (Sarah Minerva), L. P. Smith (Lillian ?), J. E. Smith (J. Eugene), C. J. Smith (Clarence J.)."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ersly
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Emma Howard]

Description: Photograph of Emma Howard, sitting atop a structure of multicolored fabric, wearing a light-colored sleeveless gown with a lace collar and hem. A hand written note on the back of the photograph reads, "Emma Howard, 9 mo. old."
Date: unknown
Creator: Blanchard
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Howell Sisters]

Description: Portrait of Elizabeth "Bessie" Lethella Howell, a young girl, standing next to her baby sister, Mamie Ross Howell. They were the daughters of Joshua C. and Adalade "Addie" Smith Howell.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lillian and Horner Willoughby]

Description: Photograph of Lillian Smith and Horner Willoughby, visible from the chest up. Lillian Willoughby wears a light-colored dress with lace detailing around the collar, and Horner Willoughby wears a dark-colored suit with a white dress shirt and tie. A hand written note on the back reads, "Lillian (Smith) and Horner Willoughby - my great-aunt."
Date: unknown
Creator: Simpson
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Woman]

Description: Portrait of a woman wearing a dark dress and standing next to a tasseled chair in front of a painted backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Broadway
Item Type: Photograph