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[Letter from Jack G. Bishop to Todd Bradford Willis, December 15, 1978]

Description: Letter from Jack G. Bishop at Baylor College of Dentistry to Todd Bradford Willis on December 15, 1978, informing Willis of his acceptance into the Department of Pedodontics, provided he maintains his GPA until his graduation the following year. Bishop also informs him of a $200 deposit.
Date: December 15, 1978
Creator: Bishop, Jack G.
Item Type: Letter
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[Letter from Paul P. Taylor to Todd Bradford Willis, February 12, 1979]

Description: Letter from Paul P. Taylor to Todd Bradford Willis on February 12, 1979. He congratulates Willis on his acceptance into the Pedodontics program at Baylor College of Dentistry, and invites him to a workshop on pain and anxiety for the child dental patient.
Date: February 12, 1979
Creator: Taylor, Paul P.
Item Type: Letter
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[Photograph of Carl Renner and His Wife]

Description: Photograph of Carl Renner and his wife, who is not named. He wears a jacket, a striped shirt, and a large scarf. She wears a lacy white, high-necked dress with a pocket watch pinned to her shoulder. They look in separate directions.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Bedford, T. J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Charlie Stewart]

Description: Photograph of Charlie Stewart, standing with his right hand supported against a lounge chair and with his left hand holding a hat. He wears a dark-colored three-piece suit with a pocket watch. A hand written note on the back identifies him as "Charlie Stewart." Blair was the photographer and was the successor to Hillyer & Son.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blair
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Country Store]

Description: Photograph of a group of women, children, and one man standing in front of a country store. A sign on the store reads "Gold Band Hams and Bacon," and two men are sitting on a bench on the front porch.
Date: unknown
Creator: Imperial View Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Ed Fuqua and Francis]

Description: Photograph of a man and a girl sitting together on a wood slatted bench in a grassy lawn area. Behind the bench is a building which is almost totally obscured by a tall structure of vines. A hand written note on the back reads, "Ed Fuqua & Francis, Dallas, Texas."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Lena Renner]

Description: Photograph of Lena Renner. Her hair is tied back with a bow, and she has a flower pinned to the front of her dress. There is a choker of pearls around her neck.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Bedford, T. J.
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Silver Chalice]

Description: Photograph of a gilt-silver chalice resting on a wooden shelf. The words "Given To The Glory of God," as well as others, are inscribed at the base of the chalice. The gilt-silver chalice was created by Tiffany & Co. and is used in the weekly celebration of the Holy Communion in Cox Memorial Chapel at Highland Park United Methodist Church of Dallas. The following inscription was hand-engraved by DeMott N. Post, a master-engraver with Tiffany & Co., “Given to the Glory of God in Memory of Hester Beck Willis and John Todd Willis, Jr. by Todd Bradford Willis + Cox Memorial Chapel + Highland Park Methodist Church + Year of Our Lord 2013.” The design of the central cross on the chalice, which replicates the Altar Cross in the chapel, was suggested by the Rev. Jeff Hall. The placement of the inscription on the chalice was suggested by Willard E. Brown, III, from whom the chalice was acquired. This memorial chalice was consecrated on September 8, 2013 by the Rev. Jeff Hall, the minister to the Cox Chapel community.
Date: 2013
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Silver Chalice]

Description: Photograph of a gilt-silver chalice on an ivory cloth. A wooden door or wall is visible in the background. The gilt-silver chalice was created by Tiffany & Co. and is used in the weekly celebration of the Holy Communion in Cox Memorial Chapel at Highland Park United Methodist Church of Dallas. The following inscription was hand-engraved by DeMott N. Post, a master-engraver with Tiffany & Co., “Given to the Glory of God in Memory of Hester Beck Willis and John Todd Willis, Jr. by Todd Bradford Willis + Cox Memorial Chapel + Highland Park Methodist Church + Year of Our Lord 2013.” The design of the central cross on the chalice, which replicates the Altar Cross in the chapel, was suggested by the Rev. Jeff Hall. The placement of the inscription on the chalice was suggested by Willard E. Brown, III, from whom the chalice was acquired. This memorial chalice was consecrated on September 8, 2013 by the Rev. Jeff Hall, the minister to the Cox Chapel community.
Date: 2013
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Silver Chalice]

Description: Photograph of a gilt-silver chalice resting on a wooden surface. Fortuny fabric on a panel of the reredos in Cox Memorial Chapel is visible in the background. The gilt-silver chalice was created by Tiffany & Co. and is used in the weekly celebration of the Holy Communion in Cox Memorial Chapel at Highland Park United Methodist Church of Dallas. The following inscription was hand-engraved by DeMott N. Post, a master-engraver with Tiffany & Co., “Given to the Glory of God in Memory of Hester Beck Willis and John Todd Willis, Jr. by Todd Bradford Willis + Cox Memorial Chapel + Highland Park Methodist Church + Year of Our Lord 2013.” The design of the central cross on the chalice, which replicates the Altar Cross in the chapel, was suggested by the Rev. Jeff Hall. The placement of the inscription on the chalice was suggested by Willard E. Brown, III, from whom the chalice was acquired. This memorial chalice was consecrated on September 8, 2013 by the Rev. Jeff Hall, the minister to the Cox Chapel community.
Date: 2013
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Boy]

Description: Portrait of a boy with a white ruffled shirt and a large hat. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Daguerreotype portrait of a man sitting in a chair and wearing a suit and bow tie. The photo, purchased from a Dallas estate, is housed in a decorative leather case with a brass matte.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Daguerreotype portrait of a man sitting in a chair and wearing a suit and bow tie. The photograph, purchased from a Dallas estate, is housed in a decorative leather case with a brass matte.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Man]

Description: Daguerreotype portrait of a man wearing a suit with a high-collared shirt. The photograph, purchased from a Dallas estate, is housed in a decorative leather case with a brass matte.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Tintype portrait of a woman wearing a dark dress with a white collar and black bow. The photograph, purchased from a Dallas estate, is housed in a decorative leather case with a brass matte.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Young Woman]

Description: Portrait of a young woman wearing a dark fur dress and standing in front of a painted backdrop. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Astha Downes]

Description: Portrait of Astha Downes wearing a white blouse and skirt with a dark jacket. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, J. W.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Charley Thompson]

Description: Portrait of a baby in a chair wearing a long white gown. This collection of photographs of African Americans was purchased from an estate in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hurst & Co.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Clay Hambrick]

Description: Portrait of Clay W. Hambrick, visible from the chest up, wearing a dark-colored suit with a light-colored waistcoat and necktie. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Uncle Clay, Clay W. Hambrick - died when he was 21. Son of G. O. F. and Miranda Hambrick. Born Jan. 1883, Indiana, 1900 census - Dallas, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Schreiber & O'Bannon
Item Type: Photograph