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[Postcard Showing the Stamford Inn in Stamford, Texas, January 1908]

Description: Postcard addressed to Mamie Collins from Jodie in Samford, Texas with a tinted photograph of the Stamford Inn in Stamford, Texas; the photograph shows the building as being yellow and a group of kids standing by the fence bordering the inn. There is a note on the reverse side of the card that says, in part: "Hello there have you gotten over the shock H. was called away..."
Date: January 1908
Partner: Private Collection of Margay Welch

[Funeral Program for Benjamin L. Brown, November 3, 1994]

Description: Funeral program for Deacon Benjamin L. Brown, born January 16, 1908 and died October 30, 1994. The funeral was held November 3, 1994 at Second Baptist Church, officiated by Reverend Robert L. Jemerson, Pastor. Funeral arrangements were made through Porter Loring and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: November 3, 1994
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Harvey Clay, February 23, 1987]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Harvey Clay, born January 23, 1908 and died February 1987. The funeral was held February 23, 1987 at West End Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. S. H. Bedford. The funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and he was buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery near San Antonio, Texas.
Date: February 23, 1987
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church 2]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of the entrance of a wood-slatted church. The group of people span the entire image. There is a row of seven children and a baby pram in the front of the rest of the group, which consists of men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats, and more children. The building in the background has a front door visible and three windows along the left-hand side. The front of the roof has a decorative trim at the edge, and there is decorative paint along the front of the building above the door.
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Large Congregation in Front of a Wood-Slatted Church]

Description: Photograph of a large congregation standing in front of the entrance of a wood-slatted church. The group of people span the entire image. There is a row of seven children and a baby pram in the front of the rest of the group, which consists of men in suits and hats, women in long dresses and hats, and more children. The building in the background has a front door visible and three windows along the left-hand side. The front of the roof has a decorative trim at the edge, and there is decorative paint along the front of the building above the door. The photograph is mounted on a dark board with masking tape. There is a handwritten note on the back of the photograph that reads, "(illegible) of the San Antonio Mex. church and Society of C.E. Jauy. 1908"
Date: unknown
Partner: Austin Presbyterian Theological Seminary

[Funeral Program for Tilmon Jones, Jr., march 29, 1994]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Tilmon Jones, Jr., born January 12, 1908. The funeral was held Tuesday, March 29, 1994 at Sutton's Paradise Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. J. V. Winter. Funeral arrangements were made through Sutton-Sutton Mortuary and he was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: March 29, 1994
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Photograph of the First Boat Through a New Canal, January 24,1908]

Description: Photograph of the first boat to move through the new canal in Port Arthur, Texas. The center of the photo shows the lengthy vessel "Sabine" carrying lumber and several men and women in dark formal clothing, a United States flag raised fore and aft. There is a boat behind the "Sabine" and another boat with its nameplate partially hidden is over to the right. To the left is a smaller vessel covered with lumber and tools and a single man in the rear. Land runs across the left side and in the right background. On the reverse side of the photograph is a description of the photo, the date, and an incomplete list of visible people.
Date: July 24, 1908
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Shipyard in Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of a shipyard in Beaumont in the early 1900s, likely the Beaumont Shipyard Company. Seen on the left of the postcard is a ship with at least four men on and around the ship. On the ship appears to be written "...Beaumont." Printed at the top left of the postcard is "Ship Yard, Beaumont, Tex." Printed on the back of the postcard is the following information regarding the postcard's creation: "Made in Germany. D.J. Hicks, Importer and Publisher, Beaumont, Texas" and "122771." Handwritten on the back of the postcard, "Mary Lou - What are you all doing today - am sending you mama's slippers. had to wait for letter - did not have any things in small - we are all having a fine time - am exfectin a letter from you all ." The card is addressed to Miss Mary Lou Ginndy Goldthwaite, Tex.
Date: January 21, 1908
Creator: D. J. Hicks
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library