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Building Exterior

Description: Exterior view of The Hyltin Funeral Home at 1104 Guadalupe Street. "Funeral Directors and Instant Ambulance Service" Owner was C.A. Hyltin. Travis County Courthouse in the background to the south.
Date: March 13, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Fuller Mercer Funeral Service

Description: Exterior view of Fuller Mercer Funeral Service. From the 1949 City Directory: Fuller Mercer Funeral Service (for Colored), Miss GEM Mercer, Owner, Lloyd Sheffield Mgr, Funeral Directors and Morticians, Superior Ambulance Service, 1164 Angelina.
Date: April 12, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Fuller Funeral Home]

Description: Photograph of the Fuller Funeral Home at Green Avenue and Eighth Street in Orange, Texas. The white house has a front porch and a dormer above the front door. A turret is visible on the back right corner of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Exterior View of the Cook Funeral Home]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Cook Funeral Home taken from the east. It is a two-story brick building with exterior windows and two entrances. There is a sign that reads "Cook Funeral Home" on the side of the building.
Date: February 25, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Burial Apparatus

Description: Patent for improvements in burial apparatus, relating particularly to linings and coverings for graves, which are designed to do away with all appearance of earth or dirt in the placing of caskets or coffins in the ground.
Date: May 7, 1901
Creator: Spear, William
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Attachment for Coffins

Description: Patent for a coffin attachment which supports the head and shoulders of the body and allows them to be adjusted vertically. Illustrations included.
Date: May 17, 1910
Creator: Deering, Uriah H.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department