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Families gathered outside of the old court house for a meeting of Confederate Veterans.

Description: Photograph mounted on a gray mat (has ornate pattern around print) of families gathered outside of the old court house for a meeting of Confederate Veterans. Far right of photo- woman in white dress with hat (with flowers on it). Back of photo identifies (in ink) first man from left, seated, as V.P. Woolley; first row,second man from left as Mr. Chuck Darst. Second row: fourth from left (seated) as Major Davidson.
Date: 1907
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Photographic Collections in Texas: A Union Guide

Description: Union guide to photographs in Texas, "held by libraries, historical societies, universities, museums, government agencies, corporations, and other public entities" (p. xi). Entries are organized according to the institution that owns the items and includes some related access information; additional notes about the text are included in the introduction and a separate section labeled "Organization of the Entries" (starting on page xiii). Geographic index starts on page 347; personal name index begins on page 353; photographer index begins on page 367.
Date: 1987
Creator: Pearce-Moses, Richard
Partner: Texas Historical Foundation

Texas Register, Volume 38, 2013 Annual Index, Pages 143-236, January 17, 2014

Description: A weekly publication, the Texas Register serves as the journal of state agency rulemaking for Texas. Information published in the Texas Register includes proposed, adopted, withdrawn and emergency rule actions, notices of state agency review of agency rules, governor's appointments, attorney general opinions, and miscellaneous documents such as requests for proposals. After adoption, these rulemaking actions are codified into the Texas Administrative Code.
Date: January 17, 2014
Creator: Texas. Secretary of State.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

The sheriff's office at the Court House.

Description: Photograph with black edging, mounted on a gray mat of the sheriff's office at the Court House. Man writing at desk in far left corner. Five men seated in wooden chairs (one on far right holding up a gun and leaning elbow on desk.) Back of photo identifies man at desk as Mr. Oglivy; third from left as H.M. Shannon and M.L. Woolley, Sheriff, at far right. Photo has rip in bottom right corner. Also tear in mat at bottom left.
Date: 1913
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Mess Hall Cooks

Description: Photograph of two images showing mess hall cooks. In the top image, a group of fourteen people are posing in three rows, including five young women kneeling in the front. They are all wearing light-colored clothing, standing in front of a paneled building with windows. The lower image shows two young women wearing light-colored dresses, posing in front of what appears to be the same building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Margaret Lea Houston (Mrs Sam Houston) to Sam Houston - March 16, 1848]

Description: Letter from Margaret in Huntsville, Texas, to General Sam Houston in Washington, D.C. The letter is addressed to "My dearest love" and records her affection for her husband, her desire for his salvation, references to their children and relatives, and details of illnesses. Letter heavily mended with tape, laminated, and has lacuna.
Date: 18uu
Creator: Houston, Margaret Lea, -- 1819-1867
Partner: Southwestern University

[A young girl wearing a plaid dress.]

Description: Photograph mounted on (blue-black) cardboard of a young girl with long, curly hair. She is wearing a plaid dress with vest and lace at neckline. She has on dark stockings with dark boots. She is leaning on a fabric draped chair with her right elbow. Number on back of photo was 1972.065.006g and was changed to 1972.064.006g to match the numbers of this collection.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A man wearing a dark suit with white shirt and multi-colored bow tie.]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a dark suit with white shirt and multi-colored bowtie. He has his left leg crossed over his right leg. He is sitting in a tasseled chair next to a table with a cloth draped across it. The man has his right arm resting on the table. A hat is on the table to his right. Photograph is mounted on cardboard substrate.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A boy wearing a dark suit.]

Description: Photograph (oval) mounted on cardboard mat with gold trim around oval, of a boy. This photograph was found in the frame behind 1972.035.001. Young man wearing a dark jacket and pants, white shirt, blue tie(colored in), is sitting on a chair. His eyes are (colored) blue, also.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Postcard of French Trading Post 3]

Description: Postcard of a charcoal sketch of a two story house with a covered porch and chimney. The back of the postcard adds, "The French Trading Post was built in 1845 by John Jay French, a tanner and merchant from Connecticut and New York who came to Texas early in the 1830's and opened a tannery and trading post on this site in 1845."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of French Trading Post 2]

Description: Postcard of a charcoal sketch of a two story house with a covered porch and chimney. The back of the postcard adds, "The French Trading Post was built in 1845 by John Jay French, a tanner and merchant from Connecticut and New York who came to Texas early in the 1830's and opened a tannery and trading post on this site in 1845."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Field Being Harvested]

Description: Postcard of a group of men and horses harvesting rice from the field in Texas. A note below the picture reads, "Hello Mamie. Write me soon - Sig." The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie McFaddin 1141 3rd Ave. Huntington, W. Va."
Date: August 5, 1907
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Bluebonnet Field]

Description: Postcard of a field of bluebonnets broken only by the growth of cactus and trees. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the scene as "Bluebonnets - The State Flower of Texas." The back of the postcard adds, "Bluebonnets - The state flower of Texas Blue Bonnet is the state flower of Texas and blooms in the spring. When in bloom, it is one of the most beautiful sights to be seen, a gorgeous field of blue."
Date: unknown
Creator: Ellison
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of French Trading Post]

Description: Postcard of a charcoal sketch of a two story house with a covered porch and chimney. The back of the postcard adds, "The French Trading Post was built in 1845 by John Jay French, a tanner and merchant from Connecticut and New York who came to Texas early in the 1830's and opened a tannery and trading post on this site in 1845."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Walter C. Woodward and Lieutenant Governor Miller on Steps with a Group of Young Boys]

Description: Photograph of Lieutenant Governor Barry Miller and Walter Woodward standing together on the steps of a stone building. Three rows of boys stand in front of them. The boys are identified from the top left as: Mike Henderson, Herman Maddox, John Trigg, Maurice Morgan, Erwin Eilens, Hewett Davis, Marin Wukasch, Z. G. Neal, Pete Campbell, Milton Coffey, Jack Crane, Jack Corbitt, Tec Harper, Dan Tamason, Printiss Burkett, Jack Cowley, and Edwood Brown. The back of the frame notes that this photo was taken during the 41st Session of the Texas Legislature.
Date: 1929
Creator: Jordan Co.
Partner: Coleman Public Library