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[John T. Willis, Sr. at First National Bank of Waco Party]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. at a First National Bank of Waco party. He is at a table with two women, one man, and a child. Plates of food and beer bottles sit on the table. Willis is the second from the left. The women wear witch's hats and the man is affixing a large fake mustache to his face.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[John T. Willis, Sr. at Party]

Description: Photograph of John T. Willis, Sr. at a First National Bank of Waco party. He is standing with his hands on his hips and smiling. Several women are laughing and smiling in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr. and John T. Willis, Sr. Fishing]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. and John T. Willis, Sr. fishing. John T. Willis, Sr. stands with his hands in his pockets, and wears a flat cap. John Todd Willis, Jr. stands in front of his father and is dipping his fishing net into the water. The creek and trees can be seen behind them.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr. at Creek]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. at a creek. He holds a fishing net in one hand and looks down at the water. The creek and several trees can be seen behind him.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book on black pages, and many of them have been labeled. Photos of his relatives, by themselves and with him, can also be found in the book. Several pictures have not been pasted down. Many photos were taken at his home, 2025 Colcord Avenue.
Date: 1921/1930
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Item Type: Book

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book, and many of them have been labeled. In many of the photos he is being held by aunts or uncles, or playing with cousins. Several pictures have not been pasted down.
Date: 1921/1925
Creator: Willis, Clara Evans
Item Type: Book

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook detailing the circumstances of John Todd Willis, Jr.'s birth in 1921. Newspaper articles announcing his birth, poems about having a child, and photographs of Willis as a baby are pasted into the book. In addition, his relatives, the gifts given to his parents upon his birth, his height and weight, and his firsts are all recorded in the book.
Date: 1921
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Item Type: Book

[John Todd Willis, Jr., for Texas Centennial]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr. stapled to a certificate given to him during the Texas Centennial. It certifies that he has taken the Junior Ranger Pledge: "Like a good ranger, I'll be brace, honest, obedient, and always keep my eyes open for danger."
Date: 1936
Item Type: Text

[John Todd Willis, Jr. on a Tree Stump]

Description: Photograph of John Todd Willis, Jr., who sits on top of a tall tree stump. He wears a flat cap and a sailor outfit. A cart being pulled by horses and several houses can be seen in the background.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[John Todd Willis, Jr.'s Boy Scout Card, 1966]

Description: Boy Scout card belonging to John Todd Willis, Jr. It registers him for the years 1965-1966, and places him as a member of Troop 43 of St. Alban's Episcopal Church in Waco, TX.
Date: 1965/1966
Creator: Boy Scouts of America
Item Type: Text

[Johnie Louise Bruyere's Report Cards, 1931-1936]

Description: Thirteen report cards belonging to Johnie Louise Bruyere from Baylor University. They keep track of the classes she has taken, the number of days she was present and absent, her grade, whether she passed or not, and the number of chapel demerits she received during the semester.
Date: [1931-12-11..1938-08-19]
Item Type: Text

[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