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The Child's Book of Birds

Description: This document includes the front and back covers of "The Child's Book of Birds"; the back cover is a listing of "Popular Games, Toy Books, &c. For Young Children" which were published by the same company.
Date: unknown

Cock Robin

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Cock Robin." from the "Cock Robin Series."
Date: unknown

"Collared Peccary"

Description: Colored lithograph by John James Audubon; plate XXXI from “The Viviparous Quadrupeds of North America”
Date: unknown
Creator: Audubon, John James

Courtship

Description: Pair of framed pictures, hand-colored over print of man and woman; clothing parts of skirt and trousers are cut out and there are pin-head like studs on clothing; back of frame is marked, "Courtship" & "Matrimony"
Date: unknown

"Dawn of the Signing"

Description: Modern painting (a) of Independence Hall at Washington-on-the-Brazos where the Texas Declaration of Independence was signed in 1836; (b) frame
Date: unknown

Engraved print of Abraham Lincoln

Description: Head-and-shoulders portrait of Abraham Lincoln with notation in lower left corner, "From life by F.B. Carpenter, 1864,"
Date: 1864
Creator: Carpenter, F. B.

"Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah, or the Sleepy Eye: A Sioux Chief

Description: Hand-colored lithograph of Sioux chief Esh-Tah-Hum-Leah visible from the waist up; he is wearing feathers in hair and has two braids, a scarf around his neck, and blanket over his right shoulder.
Date: 1836
Creator: Newsam

Galveston in Texas

Description: Steel engraving print of Galveston, Texas showing a group of men sitting, or working on a wooden dock. A sunken ship is visible in the water on the right side of the image, and on the left, the dock curves and leads toward the town. A number of buildings are pictured along the dock.
Date: unknown

Game Animals

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Game Animals" from the "Bird and Animal Series."
Date: 1886

Goody Two Shoes

Description: Front and back covers of a book titled "Goody Two-Shoes."
Date: 1888

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.

[Harper's Weekly: Camp Ford, Texas Sketch]

Description: Hand-colored print of the Civil War camp, Camp Ford taken from an 1865 issue of Harper's Weekly, page 132. Camp Ford, located near Tyler, Texas was established in 1863 as a Confederate prison camp during the Civil War. Over the course of two years, the camp held about 6,000 prisoners and was one of the largest Confederate prison camps west of the Mississippi River.
Date: March 4, 1865
Creator: Simmons, G. W.

[Henrietta Veazey]

Description: Lois Jean Cooper-Mayer Collection. Picture of Henrietta Veazey, sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey; taken about 1877, year she died; from collection of 71 items (parts a-bs): documents, photographs, and books. See 1983-82.1 - .7 for related three dimensional objects. On back of photograph: "Henretta Veazey. Born: 1858 in Gay Hill, Texas. Died: According to family tradition, when 19, same year picture taken, Gay Hill, Texas. Father: Y. Sheppard Veazey. Mother: Amanda Malvina Zimmerman. Older Sister of Catherine (Kate) Veazey (Mrs. Eugene Bibb Wallace). Family tradition says she was engaged to William Wallace (no relation to E. B. Wallace). When she died he married her older sister Zoe."
Date: c. 1877