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Map of Portions of Eastland, Brown, and Comanche Counties

Description: Blue line print of survey map of portions of Eastland County, Brown County, and Comanche County, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Various blocks of land are shaded yellow to indicate Texas and Pacific Railroad Company land. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Map of Portions of Eastland, Brown, and Comanche Counties

Description: Blue line print of survey map of portions of Eastland, Brown, and Comanche Counties in Texas, showing rivers, creeks, towns, boundaries, original land grants or surveys, roads, and blocks of land. The blocks of land colored yellow denote Texas and Pacific Railway Company land. A diagram of a section is included in the lower-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:133,333] (4000 varas to the inch).
Date: July 1, 1967
Creator: Stakemann, M.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Horse Creek Bridge]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with an image of Horse Creek Bridge in Comanche, Texas. A handwritten note at the top of the postcard says: " Will sure visit S'-ville in a short time. Are anxious to see you. Can't you come over soon? Lovingly, E. W."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Indian Creek]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with an image of Indian Creek in Comanche, Texas. Two men are on the right bank; one is mounted on a light-colored horse and the other is standing with a hand on the horse's back. A handwritten note across the top says: "Honey. Thank you for the card. As I told you I didn't receive but one. Come again. Another Dublin view. We have no "city" views here but will have soon. Hilda."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Gustine School Freshman Class of 1926]

Description: Copy negative of the 1926 freshman class of Gustine School. Those on the back row are identified as (right to left) Mackie Johnston, Ruth Hill, Kathryn Moore, Allene Manning, Helen Williams, Mr. Leonard Hart (teacher), Leona Edmondson, Odessa Knapp, and Beurah Knapp, and the second person on the middle row is Carl Rallens.
Date: September 20, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Comanche Public Square]

Description: Copy negative of the front of a postcard image of a panoramic view of the public square in Comanche, Texas, with the courthouse visible above the rooftops. A handwritten note at the top of the postcard says "Thanks for Harris [...] It is beautiful [...] I had a [...] just like it. Our views [...] come yet. There I am [...] you are old once. Hilda"
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of a Man at a Syrup Mill]

Description: Copy negative of a man working at an early twentieth century syrup mill converting sugar cane into cane syrup; a child is sitting on a stack of sugar cane next to him. The cane is inserted into the mill and the juice is squeezed out of it by a mule walking in a circle. Behind the mill, men are standing by a vat of boiling juice becoming syrup. This mill was located near Wilson, Texas in Comanche County.
Date: April 26, 1976
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Comanche, Texas from the Courthouse]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard showing Comanche, Texas taken from the courthouse looking north, with Paris Smith Drug Store, C. L. Cox Groceries, C. M. Moore Hardware, and Dr. W. W. Sands Dentist visible. A handwritten note on the postcard says "Dear little girl, forgive my delay as I have been half sick. This is the street our office is on, only it is a little further east. Answer soon. Hilda."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Girls' Basketball Team]

Description: Copy negative of the 1929 Energy, Texas girls' basketball team posing together in two rows with one girl lying across the laps of the girls in the front row.. The girls are wearing uniforms with the letter "E" on their shirts, and one man wearing a suit is standing behind them. The girl in the front is holding a basketball with "Energy '29" written on it.
Date: March 27, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of W. L. Hancock Home and Family]

Description: Copy negative of W. L. Hancock standing with his family and their dog standing in the front yard of their home near the turn of the twentieth century. The family members pictured are Charlie W. Hancock (1883-1939), William L. Hancock (1849-1908), Clara Alma (Lee) Hancock (1854-1927), Minnie (Hancock) Kite (1878-1942), and Eva May Hancock (188?-1940).
Date: May 8, 1975
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of East Main Street Bridge]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard with an image of the East Main Street Bridge over Indian Creek in Comanche, Texas. A handwritten note at the top of the postcard says "Thanks, little girl, for your card. You said you [...] a view of 'Mr. Coty' but couldn't find any." It's signed "Hilda" in the lower-right corner.
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

Comanche County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Comanche County, Texas, showing rivers, creeks, original land grants or surveys, cities, towns, and railroads. Handwritten notes have been made on the published map to indicate the addition of roads. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Giles, J. Bascom
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library