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[Graves of John and Sarah Strickland]

Description: Black and white (faded) graves of John and Sarah Strickland, with tree. John Strickland: born March 18, 1813, died July 12 1874. Sarah Strickland: born December 12, 1836; died 1870. Taken and collected by H.F. Browder, former County Agent, Denton County.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Browder, H. F.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum

[Rambo Funeral Home in Marshall]

Description: Rambo Funeral Home in Marshall has been serving the African-American community for decades. It is located at 622 S. Carter St., an address which places it in the "New Town Neighborhood" of west Marshall. New Town is a cluster of residences, businesses, professional offices, schools, and churches which developed by 1930 around Wiley College. It is currently of interest as a historical area to be preserved for local African-American history.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Country Funeral up on the Hill]

Description: Photograph of neighbors gathering at a Country Funeral on the Hills of Tennessee. Joe Clark, HBSS, wanted to capture his memories of living in the Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. One of the memories were of his time in Tennessee are these funerals that everyone attended and to support the family. The word "Cemetary" [sic] is written on the envelope containing the negative.
Date: 194u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Card from Lizzie Crosson's Funeral

Description: Copy photo of a card from Lizzie Crosson's funeral. It has an angel on one side and a curtain drawn back on the other. It reads, "Mrs. Lizzie Crosson, Born Aug. 25, 1844. Died Nov, 17, 1924. Age 80 years 2 mos. 22 D., We miss thee from our home, dear mother, We miss thee from thy place, A shadow o'er our life is cast, We miss the sunshine on thy face. We miss thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care, Our home is dark without thee - We miss thee everywhere. In Loving Rememberance" This photo was included in a research paper by Joh Polson for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1978.
Date: c. 1924-11-17
Partner: Marfa Public Library