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[The Bahl Family]

Description: Photograph of the Bahl family. From left to right, they are Josephine, Blond, Leda and Harry Bahl. The women wear high-necked dark dresses and ribbons in their hair. Harry Bahl wears a suit and tie, with a medal in his lapel.
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Photograph

[The Crow Family]

Description: Photograph of the Crow family. They are all men, except for the woman who stands in the middle of the second row. Floyd Arnold "Jim" Crow sits second from the right in the first row, with an X under him.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Heilmann
Item Type: Photograph

[The Crow Family]

Description: Photograph of the Crow Family. The two standing are Frederick and Mary Crow. He wears a suit and tie, and she wears a blouse and pearls. The young woman sitting down is Mrs. Jack Crow, and her baby is Oscar Crow. The old man sitting next to her is Mr. Davidson, who wears a three-piece suit. The baby wears a white gown.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Gildersleeve
Item Type: Photograph

[District School, McLennan County, Texas]

Description: Photograph of school children in front of the 6th District School in McLennan County, Texas. Several boys sit on the ground in front of a bench, which is occupied by girls. There are both boys and girls in the back row, as well as an African American man at the far left.
Date: 1902
Item Type: Photograph

[Family Outside the Alamo, 1909]

Description: Photograph of a family walking out of the Alamo. A car is parked to the left, and a man with an umbrella walks past it on the sidewalk. Another man walks in the opposite direction. The Alamo dominates the photo.
Date: 1909
Creator: Wiseman Studio
Item Type: Photograph
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[Farmers and Merchants National Bank]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. in a group Photograph of the Farmers and Merchants National Bank in Abilene, Texas. Willis stands on the right. Herman Pender stands next to Willis. Bob Adams sits in front of Pender, and Ben McAdams sits next to him. All four men are wearing suits.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[Grave Marker of Andrew Whitley]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Andrew Whitley in Liberty Hill Cemetery in Williamson County, Texas. It reads: "Andrew Whitley, born February 10, 1872. Died September 2, 1901. One less to love on Earth, one more to keep in heaven." Several other headstones can be seen beside and behind Whitley's. The left bottom corner of the photo has been ripped away.
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Group of Children]

Description: Photograph of a group of children. Five boys wearing flat caps sit on the ground in front of a picnic table covered in the remnants of a meal. The rest of the children stand around the table. This photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[A Group of Children and Adults]

Description: Photograph of a group of children and adults. Six boys sit on the ground, the girls stand behind the boys, and the adults stand behind the girls. Several women in the back row wear large hats, and a woman on the far left holds an infant. A barbed wire fence separates the photographer from his subjects. The photograph was purchased at the Abel estate sale in Waco.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

[The Home of J. P. Bahl]

Description: Photograph of the home of J. P. Bahl at 409 S. 8th Street, Waco, TX. It is a one-story wooden building. Blondina on the left and Leda on the right, one next to a post, and one leaning on the railing. A dog sits at the top of the stairs leading up to the front door.
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Photograph
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[The Home of J. P. Bahl]

Description: Photograph of the home of J. P. Bahl at 409 S. 8th Street, Waco, TX. It is a one-story wooden building. The porch and front window are decked out with patriotic decorations. Josephine (Josie) at 22 years old stands on the left side of the porch with another, unidentified, woman. Below from left to right are Blondina (18 years old), Leda (12 years old), Katharine and John Philip Bahl, and in the front is John Philip Herlin (10 years old). A dog lies at the feet of the little boy. The house next door can be seen in the background.
Date: 1901~
Item Type: Photograph
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[Invitation to the Wedding of Josephine Bahl and Elmer H. Wheatly]

Description: Invitation to the wedding of Josephine Bahl and Elmer H. Wheatly. It reads: "Mr. & Mrs. J. P. Bahl request your presence at the marriage of their daughter Josephine to Elmer H. Wheatly, Wednesday, April twenty-fourth, nineteen hundred and one, at 8:30 p.m., at their residence, 409 South Eighth Street. At Home after May 1, 1507 Trice Ave."
Date: 1901
Item Type: Text
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[The J. P. Bahl Family]

Description: Photograph of the family of J. P. Bahl. The Bahls in the back row, from left to right, are Blond, Harry, Leda, and Josephine. Mr. and Mrs. J. P. Bahl sit in chairs in front of their children.
Date: 1900~
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 a Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a cemetery near Brenham, Texas, with a grave in the foreground covered in flowers and several gravestones and trees in the background.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Winkelmann
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a cemetery near Brenham, Texas, with a grave in the foreground covered in flowers and several gravestones and trees in the background.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Winkelmann
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Ada Stagner Collins]

Description: Full-length photograph of Ada Stagner Collins, wearing a light-colored long sleeve button-up blouse, dark skirt and tights, and lace-up boots. The woman sits on a wicker photographer's bench with her right hand propped against her chin, and strung around her neck with a piece of string and tied to her shirt is a pocket watch. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Ada Stagner Collins, Mineola, Texas @ 1904. Married Robert Collins."
Date: 1904
Item Type: Photograph