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Cherokee County History

Description: This volume discusses the history of Cherokee County including its communities, geography, and major events. The statement on the dedication page says: "This book is the story of Cherokee County from its earliest days through its founding and development and the achievements of its people to the present -- its rich heritage from its founders, its lasting contributions to the Republic of Texas, the State of Texas, the Confederate States of America, and the United States of America. This book highlights Cherokee County's place in time" (p. iv). Index starts on page 707.
Date: 2001
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Commission (Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[National Guard Armory]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the National Guard Armory at Fourteenth and Cypress Streets. It was used as the USO headquarters during World War II. A flag pole stands in the courtyard area.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

U.S. O. Club, Mineral Wells, Texas

Description: The only information available about this photograph is solely the legend on it, identifying it as the U.S.O. Club of Mineral Wells, Texas. Further details in regard to this club would be welcome.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

North Oak U. S. O.

Description: This building was erected during World War II as a USO. Many Hollywood stars performed there for the troops during the war. It is now [2009] the North Oak Community Center.
Date: August 7, 2008
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Court martial of Private John Carroll in Brownsville, TX

Description: Court martial of Carroll who was charged with, (1) "Conduct Prejudicial to Good Order and Military Disciplinel," (2) Assault, with intent to commit Rape, and (3) Assault, with intent to kill."
Date: September 19, 1864
Item Type: Text
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[The Smith Memorial at Elmwood Cemetery]

Description: This is a picture of a monument that is to be found in the Elmwood Cemetery. Two Confederate soldiers with rifles (who presumably never went to war) stand at the top of a scrolled pediment that bears the number "32" amidst foliage. Beneath it are crossed sabres. At the very bottom. under the name "Smith", is the motto: "Charity and Humanity Our Religion" in raised letters. This monument may be the grave of the Cicero Smith family. He was the President of Lake View Scenic Railway, also known as the Dinkey Cars.
Date: April 4, 1974
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Men on Ship]

Description: Photograph of several men on two different military ships.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Hans Berndt German Army

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Hans Berdnt, a military war veteran. He is wearing his military uniform and leaning on the arm of an antique chair.
Date: 1885
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

People at Luncheon

Description: Copy photograph of a large group of people seated at several long tables for an Armed Forces Day luncheon. In the background are five large windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

War Memorial, Runnels County

Description: War Memorial, Runnels County. "In memory of those who gave their all" Lists names of those who have died at war.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Cavalry Training at Fort Bliss

Description: Copy negative of a man riding a horse jumping over an obstacle, training for the cavalry in Fort Bliss, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Horse; Man with Horse; Man with Horse; Man on Horse

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The first is of a saddled horse standing in an open area. The second is of a man wearing a coat standing with a saddled horse with a wagon in the background. The third is of a man standing near a horse. The fourth is of a person in light clothing riding a horse with mountains in the distance. One of the men is V. C. Perini Jr. They are Pershing's cavalry troops.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men with Horses in Horse Corral; Men Saddling Horses by Fence of Horse Corral; Men on Truck; Three Men on Truck Loaded with Square Hay Bales

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. One is of horses and men in a corral with a hill behind them. One is of men saddling the horses in the corral with a hill behind them. One is of men in a truck in an open area. One is of a man standing on top of a load of square bales of hay on a truck while another stands on the ground facing him. They are Pershing's cavalry troops.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior Buildings

Description: Copy negative of brick buildings identified as barracks in Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students in Uniform

Description: Copy negative of students Carl Jensen and Milfred Smiley in military uniforms standing by the Cowboys sign on a stone wall at Hardin-Simmons University.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Concrete Machine at Dyess AFB

Description: Photograph of a concrete machine at Dyess Air Force Base. The machine is on a sidewalk with tires and cars in a parking lot in the background.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Concrete Machine at Dyess AFB

Description: Photograph of a concrete machine at Dyess Air Force Base. The machine is on a sidewalk with tires and cars partially visible in the background.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library