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[Letter from Homer Whitt to John J. Herrera - 1950-05-22]

Description: Letter from Homer Whitt, Whitt Printing Company of San Antonio, Texas, to John J. Herrera, dated May 22, 1950. This is in reply to Herrera's letter of May 9,1950, regarding printing LULAC placards. Whitt quotes prices and quantities and also refers Herrera to some some Houston firms that could produce windshield stickers as Whitt Printing does not print them.
Date: May 22, 1950
Creator: Whitt, Homer
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[George Feris home in Richmond, Texas]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the George Feris home in Richmond, Texas. Back of photo as written by Homer Sharp (in black ink): "This picture was taken from the original, of The Old Doctor George Feris Home here in Richmond. This house was located between the end of Myrtle Street and Preston Street. Mrs. Frazar's Home is located on or near the spot where this old home was. Her home has got all the old lumber and some of the bricks in it, or part of the lumber and bricks the old home had in it. Dr. George Feris had two boys in the Jaybird Woodpecker Feud. Keene Feris and Yandell Feris, Keene Feris is the daddy of Mrs. Frazar and her sister Aunt Bessie Homner. Aunt Bessie let me have the original picture to make this copy. Dr. Feris is standing by the house in the front of the home and Aunt Bessie said she didn't know the names of the people on the upper porch, But was the Feris family. She didn't know when the picture was taken, or where the house was built, But the bricks was hauled from Galveston in ox wagons and she thought the lumber came from Louisiana." Photograph is of a two story, wooden house with columns from bottom porch to roofline. Upper porch has white wood railing. People are standing on upper porch. Porches extend the length of the front of the house. A bearded man with a dark (long) jacket, light pants, hat, and cane is standing next to a saddled white horse.
Date: 1855
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Home of Sheriff C. W. Parnell]

Description: Photograph of a home that was lived in by Sheriff C. W. Parnell. As written on back of photo in red ink by Homer Sharp: "Sheriff C.W. Parnell, was Sheriff 1894 was replaced by Sheriff W.M. Darst-1895&96- In 1897-98 &99 He was Sheriff again. This is a picture of his home or at least he lived in this house. House was torn down several years ago, a trailer park is now there." Photograph is of the northwest corner of a one and a half story white wooden house with a small porch in front. The back of the house has a screened (add-on) porch. Large oak tree to far left. Bare tree and signs (center of photo) near corner of street, trees in back yard.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Evicting Hitler, Berchtesgaden

Description: Photograph of the burnt ruins of Adolf Hitler's Berghof, a residence in Berchtesgaden, Germany. Smoke curls behind a barren tree which stands in front of a earthen slope. The house stands to the right and has blackened walls and broken windows. A soldier can be seen standing near a brick wall in front of the building.
Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: Petross, Homer
Location Info:
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

1st Nazi Captive, Houffbach, Fr

Description: Photograph of a German prisoner of war standing in a French street with people gathered on the sidewalks behind him. He wears a long coat and soft cap, and holds his arms in submission. A uniformed soldier to the left holds a rifle and observes the prisoner.
Date: [1944..1945]
Creator: Petross, Homer
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Plowing Thru Snow Osthoffen, Fr

Description: Photograph of a snow plow covered underneath a field of snow. The cabin and exhaust pipe of the plow is visible above the snow. Bare trees can be seen trailing behind the vehicle.
Date: [1943..1945]
Creator: Petross, Homer
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum