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[Photograph of Cushioned Benches]

Description: Photograph of several rows of cushioned benches in a courtroom in the Comal County courthouse in New Braunfels, Texas. There are doors in the back corner, and a clock and a framed photo of a female judge are mounted on the walls.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
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Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Doors Inside Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of wooden double doors inside the Gonzales County courthouse in Gonzales, Texas. A sign marking the office of the Justice of the Peace is visible to the left.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Doors at End of Hallway]

Description: Photograph of four doors at the end of a hallway in the Gonzales County courthouse in Gonzales, Texas. Two signs are visible, marking the offices of the county judge and county auditor.
Date: March 10, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown with his right hand raised in the air]

Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (center) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. G.P. Hardy is at back left. Judge Brown has his right hand raised in the air. Judge Hardy is seated at his bench to the left of the photograph. Partial view of a man in bottom right corner. Railing with brief case in front of and behind it in foreground.
Date: 1955~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown and Judge G.P. Hardy]

Description: Color photograph of Fort Bend County Judge Sidney Brown (r) and Judge G.P. Hardy (l) in Ft. Bend County courtroom, Richmond, TX ca. 1955-1960. Judge Hardy, who has eyeglasses, is wearing a blue suit with white pin stripe. Brown is wearing a navy blue suit. Judge Hardy's bench is in the background. Chalkboard to top right corner. Bottom of photo in ink reads: Sidney Brown.
Date: 1955~
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Jury Seats in Courtroom]

Description: Photograph of twelve wooden chairs for the jury in a courtroom in the Karnes County courthouse in Karnes City, Texas. Four framed photographs of judges are mounted on the walls behind the chairs.
Date: October 13, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 24, Number 01, Spring 2012

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on "Leadership": "The Life and Work of Judge Thomas Fletcher Nash," R. L. Thornton: Embodying the Spirit of Dallas," and "Breaking the Color Bar at SMU."
Date: Spring 2012
Creator: Dallas Historical Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Walter Cooksey - 1977-10-17]

Description: Letter from John J. Herrera to the Honorable Walter M. Cooksey, Justice of the Peace, to accompany the speeding ticket his daughter, Katherine Luz Herrera, had received, asking to be informed of the minimum fine for said ticket so that Herrera could send a payment for it.
Date: October 17, 1977
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Courthouse Hallway]

Description: Photograph of a hallway in the Atascosa County courthouse in Jourdanton, Texas. The county judge's office door is visible to the right, and there are books and pamphlets on a shelf at the end of the hall.
Date: October 13, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

The Life of W. T. Davis

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Judge W. T. Davis, who came to Marfa, Texas, in 1907 to establish a ranching business and meat market. He was elected county judge in 1926, and he and his family became a prominent part of the community.
Date: January 22, 1965
Creator: Minjares, Mary Jane
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[News Script: Negro woman sits as county judge]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Charlye Farris, the only female or black lawyer in the city of Wichita Falls, being appointed acting county judge. She was also the first black woman to be licensed to practice law in Texas.
Date: July 8, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Fender sworn in]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the swearing in of Howard Fender as the new district attorney of Fort Worth.
Date: January 2, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: New judge]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the swearing-in ceremony of new Dallas Criminal District Judge Harold B. Wright.
Date: February 3, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Todd trial moved to Cleburne]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the murder trial of Jack Todd, a Dallas man accused of shooting another man after a bar fight. To ensure a fair trial, Judge Henry King moves the proceedings to Cleburne.
Date: December 8, 1953
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections