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Historic Plaque, Dubina

Description: "Dubina, which derives its name from the Czech word for Oak Grove, was founded in 1856 by a group of Moravian immigrants, including the Marak Kahlich, Sramek, Peter, Holub, Muzny, and Haidusek families. By 1900 the farming community had erected a church building, mill, cotton gin, blacksmith shop, store, and post office. A 1909 storm and a 1912 fire caused extensive damage from which the town never recovered. As the first settlement in Texas to be founded entirely by Czech-Moravians, Dubina remains an important part of the state's regional and cultural history."
Date: October 7, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Judge's Seat in Courtroom]

Description: Photograph of a judge's seat in a courtroom in La Grange, Texas. The tables, chairs, paneling, window trim, and blinds are made of heavy wood, and there is an American flag to the left. There is a fan above the judge's chair.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
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