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[Biographical Sketch of Manuel Orgain]

Description: Biographical summary of Manuel Orgain, a "Negro cowman" who drove freight wagons and herded cattle and livestock through several trails across Texas, and to other states. It recounts several specific events, including a story about the 1869 flood on the San Gabriel River, and other storms.
Date: 1948

[Mr. Ellington, Ann Whittenberg, and Ann Gannaway Standing in Front of a Ravine]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Ellington, Ann Whittenberg, and Ann Gannaway standing together in front of a rocky ravine that is topped with trees. Ellington wears a hat, jacket, and high collared shirt. Whittenberg wears a dark dress and holds up a few of its lower ruffles. Gannaway is wearing a striped blouse and dark skirt while holding a hat in front of her.
Date: unknown

[People Standing Together on a Walkway]

Description: Photograph of five people standing together on a walkway with a pipe fence on their left side and a cement wall on the right. John Sharpe, Sr., and Annie Sharpe are the elderly couple on the left. Mrs. John Sharpe, Jr. and her husband stand in the center. Jim Shaw leans on the cement wall to the right.
Date: 1950~

[Photograph of a Man]

Description: Photograph of a man visible from the chest up. He has slicked back hair, a dark suit, a white collared shirt, and a necktie. His cheeks, lips, and necktie have been tinted. The photograph is framed with a gold and burgundy paper with crosshatched patterns. The folder containing the photo is marbled maroon in color and has a shiny golden square pattern.
Date: unknown

[Photograph of a Woman in a Dark Dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing for a portrait. She has curly hair and wears a dark dress that is adorned with flowers. She leans on a round end table. A painted backdrop featuring a decorated lamp pole and vegetation appears behind her. Information regarding the photographer, W. L. Elrod, is written across the bottom of the photo and on the reverse side.
Date: [1882..1907]
Creator: W. L. Elrod

[Photograph of a Woman Named Mary]

Description: Photograph of a woman identified as "Cousin Mary" visible from the chest up. She is wearing a dark dress, a pendant watch tucked into her dress' buttons, and a cameo on her throat. The reverse side of the photo has a handwritten note that says "Cousin Mary wishing you a Merry Christmas."
Date: unknown
Creator: D. C. Burnite