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Charles Dickens and his Jewish Characters

Description: Book compiled by Cumberland Clark of letters written between Charles Dickens and Eliza Davis concerning Dicken's use of Jewish characters in his works, including Oliver Twist. At the end is included a reprinting of a letter included by Davis with a Hebrew bible she presented to Dicken's as a gift.
Date: 1918
Creator: Clark, Cumberland

[Portrait of woman standing]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman in a long dark-colored dress standing next to a chair. Her left hand grasps the top of the chair while her right hand touches her hips. She wears a pearl necklace with a pendant and her hair is braided up with a brooch. Written on back: "Dedico este presente retrato a mi apreciable comadre Adelaida Cuellar - Rosebud, TX - Octobre 15 de 1913." ( *Translated from Spanish: I dedicate this portrait to my beloved friend Adelaida Cuellar - Rosebud, TX, October 15, 1913 )
Date: November 15, 1913

[Portrait of two men]

Description: Photograph of (most likely) Gilbert Cuellar sitting next to an unidentified man in front of a dark-colored backdrop. Both men wear three-piece suits with neck-ties and Edwardian lace-up shoes. Written on bottom: "1916."
Date: 1916

[Girls who roomed at Mrs. J.M. Brown's, c.1912]

Description: Photograph of a group of 14 young women seated and standing on the porch of the J.M. Brown house, Denton, Texas. Taken about 1912. It was common for students of the various higher education schools in Denton to live in boarding houses or with families around town. Photographic print mounted on card with embossed frame. Handwritten note on reverse: "Girls who roomed at Mrs. J.M. Brown's."
Date: 1912~

[Main Building, from the south]

Description: Photograph of the Main Building, also known as the Old Main building, photographed from the south east, from a height, most likely from the upper floor of what would be called the Historical Building. At the far left of the photo, just beside the building, can be seen a small horse-drawn cart, and near lower right of photo can be seen a gazebo. Students can be seen walking around the paths and going in and out of the building. The Main Building was constructed as the second permanent building of the North Texas State Normal College in 1904, and demolished in 1923. Photograph most likely taken between 1918 and 1922.
Date: 1913/1923
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