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[Neighborhood girl in El Paso]

Description: Photograph of Irene Biffle Williams, wife of Byrd Williams, Jr., hanging clothes to dry at their home in El Paso, Texas.
Date: 1912
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph
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[Postcard of a donkey hauling water]

Description: Photograph of a donkey hauling water in Port Isabel, Texas, attached to a different postcard written by Byrd Williams, Jr. from his home in the Ysleta community in El Paso.
Date: 1919
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr. & Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph

[Donkeys hauling water bottles]

Description: Photograph of two donkeys hauling water bottles in Juarez, Mexico. Byrd, Jr. took the photo while working just south of the Rio Grande River, and the water was presumably for the construction workers.
Date: 1915
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph

[Tourists in Galveston]

Description: Photograph of tourists fishing and enjoying the water on a dock in Galveston, Texas.
Date: 1910
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph

[Survey team]

Description: Photograph of members of the engineering survey team that traveled with Byrd Williams, Jr. as he helped survey the west for construction.
Date: 1912
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Beulah Ann Harriss]

Description: Photograph of Beulah Ann Harriss in 1914. Beulah was the first physical education teacher at North Texas State Normal College. She is credited for launching Denton's Girl Scout movement.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Book