Private Collection of T. B. Willis - 19 Matching Results

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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

[Family Grave Marker of Thomas L. Willis]

Description: Photograph of the family grave marker of Dr. Thomas L. Willis, located in the IOOF Cemetery in Denton, TX. It reads: "Thomas L. Willis, M.D., D.D.S., June 27, 1824 - Mar. 31, 1889. Letitia Barnett Hutchison Willis, Dec. 8, 1828 - Jan. 23, 1925. John P. Willis, Nov. 4, 1864 - Nov. 2, 1884."
Date: May 22, 2006
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. Trees are all around the structure.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. White columns support an overhang above the porch. Trees are all around the structure.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. The leaves of trees obscure much of the structure.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. It features a window to the left, and a chimney above it on the roof.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. There are trees around the building.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. White columns support an overhang above the porch. Trees are all around the structure.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of James Davis House]

Description: Photograph of the James F. Davis home in East Waco. It was built in the 1850s by James F. Davis (Oct. 21, 1823-Oct. 22, 1885), a pioneer attorney and judge in McLennan County. The historic house has been used as a rectory for the St. John the Baptist (St. John’s) Catholic Church at 1312 Dallas Street in East Waco. The house is made of pink sand brick. There are trees around the single-story building. White columns support an overhang above the porch. Trees are all around the structure.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of R. L. Smith School]

Description: Photograph of Melvin Dotson at R. L. Smith School. A red tag has been placed on the building's doors. The R. L. Smith Elementary School on Turner Street in East Waco was named for Robert Lloyd Smith (Jan. 8, 1861-July 10, 1942), an African-American who served in the Texas Legislature. He is buried in East Waco-Greenwood Cemetery. The building was razed in 2013.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of R. L. Smith School]

Description: Photograph of Melvin Dotson in an orange shirt standing next to R. L. Smith Elementary School on Turner Street in East Waco. It was named for Robert Lloyd Smith (Jan. 8, 1861-July 10, 1942), an African-American who served in the Texas Legislature. He is buried in East Waco-Greenwood Cemetery. The building was razed in 2013. A red tag has been placed on the building's doors.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of R. L. Smith School]

Description: Photograph of R. L. Smith School. An exterior staircase leads to a set of double doors, which has a red sticker placed on them. Overgrown shrubbery is visible on either side of the image, and there is a broken window near the top. The R. L. Smith Elementary School on Turner Street in East Waco was named for Robert Lloyd Smith (Jan. 8, 1861-July 10, 1942), an African-American who served in the Texas Legislature. He is buried in East Waco-Greenwood Cemetery. The building was razed in 2013.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of R. L. Smith School]

Description: Photograph of R. L. Smith School. The building has broken windows, and the shrubs around the structure are overgrown. The R. L. Smith Elementary School on Turner Street in East Waco was named for Robert Lloyd Smith (Jan. 8, 1861-July 10, 1942), an African-American who served in the Texas Legislature. He is buried in East Waco-Greenwood Cemetery. The building was razed in 2013.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Photograph of R. L. Smith School]

Description: Photograph of R. L. Smith School. The building has broken windows, and the path to the entrance is overgrown with grass. A red tag has been placed on the front doors. The R. L. Smith Elementary School on Turner Street in East Waco was named for Robert Lloyd Smith (Jan. 8, 1861-July 10, 1942), an African-American who served in the Texas Legislature. He is buried in East Waco-Greenwood Cemetery. The building was razed in 2013.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford

[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Thomas Middlebrook Willis (June 27, 1859 - November 27, 1937)]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Historical Commission marker for Thomas Middlebrook Willis (June 27, 1859 - November 27, 1937) in Abilene, Texas. Text: Born in Bainbridge, Georgia, Thomas Middlebrook Willis was an important early leader in Abilene. Willis moved to Waco, Texas with his parents, Dr. Thomas L. and Mrs. Letitia Willis, in 1866. T. M. Willis first came to this area in 1878 to investigate range possibilities. In 1883, after graduating from the law school of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, he moved here and established a practice. In 1886, Willis married Abilene resident Sallie Parker (1865 - 1954); the couple had eight children. Also in 1886, he was elected city attorney. Willis later also served as city judge. In 1937, the Abilene Reporter-News honored him, among others, as one of the city's founders.
Date: 2009
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford