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[Woman in Arab Costume Dress]

Description: Photograph of a woman (possibly Virginia Farmer) in Arab costume dress kneeling on a stage floor. The dress is light colored and has patches of glitter. The bodice is also glittery and shows the woman's belly. A scarf tied around her face covers her nose, mouth, and chin.
Date: November 27, 1948
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Albert Farine Home

Description: Albert Farine home, constructed in 1906 and burned in the 1960s. The Farine family came to Texas in 1855 as part of the La Reunion colony and settled in the area that is now Irving in 1859.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

A House with the Caption Nuestro Hogar

Description: Photograph of a two-story home. The home features a front porch supported by four Greek-Revival style columns. Flower baskets hang from the rafters, and two rocking chairs rest on the porch. The home has five visible windows on the bottom level, and four on the second level. The words at the bottom read, "Nuestro Hogar" in Spanish, or "Our Home."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Stephen F. Austin to Lorenzo de Zavala, Minister of the Treasury

Description: Transcribing his communication to the political chief of Texas relative to forwarding his map of Texas to the president of Mexico. Indicates that a copy of the map in English had been sent to Philadelphia for publication but that the version sent to Mexico was more complete and accurate. 7/23/1829 126/4, p. 34
Date: July 23, 1829
Creator: Austin, S. F. (Stephen F.)
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Texas General Land Office

[Wignall Home]

Description: Photograph of the Wignall Home in Orange, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Lutcher Brown Home]

Description: Photograph of the Lutcher Brown home at Green Avenue and Seventh Street in Orange, Texas. It is a single-story house with tall windows all around it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

William Smith House - Side View

Description: This photo, made in 1906, shows a side view of the William Smith home in the Union Bower community. The house was built in 1888.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

J. O. Schulze's House in Irving, c. 1904

Description: Home of J. O. and Agnes Schulze in Irving, Texas, c. 1904. J. O. Schulze was the co-founder of the city of Irving in 1903. He and his wife built this house in Irving in about 1904. Due to Agnes's poor health, the couple had to return to Iowa City, Iowa in 1905. The house, which stood on the east side of Ohio Street in the first block south of present-day Irving Boulevard, burned in the mid-1980s.
Date: c. 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

[Photo of the Paris, Texas fire of 1916]

Description: Photo of the Paris, Texas fire of 1916. The fire happened on March 21, 1916, and this appears to be an image after the fires had gone out. The rubble of buildings is on the left, and many men are walking the cleared areas, while others sit on stacks of lumber.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

[Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson]

Description: Tribute to Carolyn Street Scott, written by her daughter Betty Dickson. Carolyn Scott helped organize the Paris Civic league after the 1916 fire; organized the Girl Scouts in Paris; helped start the Paris Public Library and served as its first librarian; and formed the Paris' first Garden Club.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Corner view of single-story house

Description: View of the front and side of a white single story house with a chimney as taken from the undeveloped plot of land next to it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

El Matamoros: Wedding Reception

Description: Mr. Flores dances as a newlywed with his new wife alone on the dance floor
Date: January 1, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library