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[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

[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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[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

[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

American Expeditionary Force (AEF) Club

Description: North Texas State Normal College, American Expeditionary Force (AEF) Club, 1919, Campus Veterans Organization. Men in uniform and a woman in a dress standing and sitting on a steps in front of a brick building.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Brownies basketball team group shot]

Description: Photograph of the 1911-1912 North Texas State Normal College Brownies basketball team. The all-women team is standing and sitting in rows, dressed in their uniforms. The woman standing in the center of the back row is holding a basketball with the word "Brownies" on it.
Date: [1911,1912]
Item Type: Photograph

[Car stuck in mud in front of Library Building, ca. 1913]

Description: Photograph of an open-top car stuck deep in the mud of Avenue A in front of the Library Building, at North Texas State Normal College. One wheel is jacked up, and the three visible wheels have chains for traction. In the background can be seen at left the main front (east) side of the Library Building, and to the right the Science Building. The Library Building was constructed in 1912-13 as the first Library on campus. After 1940 it was known as the Historical Building, and in 1990-91 was renamed the O.J. Curry Building. The Science Building was constructed in 1910, and remained in use until 1967, when it was torn down and the Language Building was constructed on the site.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph
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[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~
Item Type: Photograph

Group on the wing [of a bi-plane], c. 1915

Description: Photograph of a group of people with a bi-plane airplane in a field in Oklahoma. Sitting on top of the wings, from left to right are: Mabel Strickland, Bonnie McCarroll, Florence Hughes, Fox Hastings, and Ruth Roach. The men on the ground are involved in some kind of escapade involving a sword and turbans.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Main Building and Science Building at North Texas State Normal College]

Description: Photograph, facing south, of the Main Building (in right background) and Science Building (left background) at North Texas State Normal College. The photograph was taken across from the college campus on the north side of Hickory Street, which was unpaved at the time. Visible in the left foreground of the photograph, across from the campus, is a house and its backyard including a stable and/or tool shed. A two-story brick building is also visible in the right foreground. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read, "campus, inner, 1913?" and "84 looking south towards auditorium".
Date: [1910..1923]
Item Type: Photograph
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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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[Main Building, Science Building, and water fountain at North Texas State Normal College]

Description: Photograph, facing northeast, of part of the Main Building (on left) and Science Building (on right) at North Texas State Normal College. A gazebo sheltering a water fountain is in front of the Science Building. People are visible on the campus walkways beside and between the buildings and around the gazebo and water fountain. Handwritten notes on the back of the photograph read, "Main + Science Bldg. + Old water fountain 1912-13" and "Campus, inner view, 1912".
Date: [1912..1913]
Item Type: Photograph
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[Manual Arts Building, Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the Manual Arts Building for industrial arts. The two story brick building was built in 1914. The image shows bushes crowding the entrance, and power lines crossing across the sky. In 1974, the building was demolished.
Date: [1914..1974]
Item Type: Photograph