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[Letter from Rosa Walston Latimer to James Balke - May 12, 1992]

Description: Letter from Rosa Walston Latimer to James Balke in which she asks him to fill out a questionnaire about Harvey Houses. A note from James Balke to Rosa Walston Latimer is written on the back of the original letter, explaining that she did not include a questionnaire and offering some leads for more information about Harvey Girls.
Date: May 12, 1992
Creator: Latimer, Rosa Walston & Balke, James
Partner: Private Collection of Rosa Walston Latimer

[Thurman and Verda Maxwell Street Scene]

Description: Photograph of middle aged couple Thurman and Verda Maxwell walking together down a populated sidewalk. Thurman wears a hat, glasses, and an unbuttoned suit. Vera wears a pillbox hat and dress while carrying a cylindrical bag. Behind the couple, businesses are visible. A handwritten note at the top of the photo says "Street Picture in Waco."
Date: 1953
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

McGregor 1909 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of McGregor in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1909
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

McGregor 1922 Sheet 4

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of McGregor in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

McGregor 1909 Sheet 3

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of McGregor in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1909
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

McGregor 1922 Sheet 6

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of McGregor in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1922
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waco 1916 Sheet 65

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waco in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waco 1916 Sheet cop.2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waco in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

McGregor 1899 Sheet 2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of McGregor in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1899
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

McGregor 1904 Sheet 1

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of McGregor in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1904
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Waco 1916 Sheet cop.2

Description: Sanborn map sheet showing an area of Waco in McLennan County, Texas, including geographic features, buildings, and details related to risk assessment for fire insurance.
Date: 1916
Creator: Sanborn Map Company
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Postcard of Austin Avenue in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a dirt road with train tracks running through the center and horse-drawn carts on either side of the road, surrounded by colorful buildings. The scene is described as "Austin Avenue looking West Waco, Texas." On the back, a short message reads, "Hello Mamie: How are you and Jim getting along? Saw Marie in Houston. Elsa." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: August 25, 1910
Creator: Elsa
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Lover's Leap in Waco]

Description: Postcard of a river cutting through lush green brush from a high vantage point. The scene is described as "View from Lovers' Leap. Waco, Texas." The letter on the back reads, "Hello Mammie: How are you? We are having some joy. This is a fine little town. Sure do miss you and we may see more Tx. Louis + Smith Anne." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mammie McFadden 1906 McFadden Ave Beaumont, Tex."
Date: August 25, 1910
Creator: Louis and Smith Anna
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Dead Ducks at Chris's Cafe]

Description: Postcard of dead ducks hanging from a wooden pole in front of the window of "Chris's Cafe." A sign above the ducks says, "These ducks killed with Peter's High Velocity Shells (The Shell With A Wallop). Peter's Shells for Sale by the W. A. Holt Co. Inc., 407 Franklin St."
Date: 1920
Creator: Gildersleeve
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Young Ladies]

Description: Portrait of a group of young ladies playing dominoes with one playing a guitar. The domino game is being played on top of a wooden box that has "Duke's Mixture" printed on the side.
Date: unknown
Creator: McKinley, F. M.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Portrait of Paul L. Tyson]

Description: Portrait of Paul L. Tyson. A handwritten note on the front of the photo says "To Joe - whose friendship and memory is a treasure of by gone days. P. L. Tyson." Another note on the back of the photo reads: "Oct. 25, 1884 - Sept. 9, 1950. Football coach for Waco High School. Several state championships and one national championship. Oakwood Cemetery, Waco. Purchased at Joe L. Ward estate sale in Waco Nov. 2013."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis