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Higa

Description: The higa, a raised fist of Muslim origin, was used extensively in Spain to ward off the "evil eye"; often attached to horse bridles for luck or good fortune
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Photograph of a Dead Tree]

Description: This photograph is focused on the remains of a dead tree, still standing, in a field of dry brush. To the left is shorter tree. In the background there is a small building to the left and a telephone pole; to the right, there are more trees and mountains. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Original prayer tree died from unknown causes."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bloys Campmeet Pageant

Description: This photograph shows a large group of people standing in a semi-circle under a tree. The people are all dressed up in fancy clothing or pioneer-style clothing. In the back, there are ten women and one man of various ages, but all relatively young, as well as five young children in the front. It appears to be nighttime. There are several handwritten notes on the back. The first notes give these names: "1. Jean Shannon," "4. Sue Johnson," "5. Chere Livingston," "6. Lois Burns," "10. Sargie Ruth Jones." Additionally, there are notes that say, "Re-enactment" and "Bloys Campmeet Pageant."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bloys Campmeeting, 1980-1973

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the origins of the Bloys Campmeetings as well as the services available at the 1973 service.
Date: 1973
Creator: Bloys Campmeeting Association
Item Type: Image
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Bloys Campmeeting Association

Description: This pamphlet gives an overview of the origins of the Bloys Campmeetings as well as the services available at the 1970 service.
Date: 1970
Creator: Bloys Campmeeting Association
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

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

Detail of entryway for the church at Mission San José

Description: Photograph of an entryway to the church at Mission San José, featuring carved religious sculptures. There is a balcony on the second floor with a wrought iron fence, and a cross on top of the building.
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Women Christening Ship "Catatumbo"]

Description: Photograph of five women and three men standing on a platform in front of the ship, "Catatumbo." The women are christening the ship. All of the women are dressed in fur coats and hats; one women is holding a bunch of roses. A man watches from a above on board the ship and so do the workers located beneath the ship.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Women Christening Ship "Catatumbo"]

Description: Photograph of five women and one man standing in front of the ship, "Catatumbo." The women are christening the ship. All of the women are dressed in fur coats and hats; one women is holding a bunch of roses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Business Men's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[With Best Wishes for a Happy New Year]

Description: Color postcard with the illustration of a child angel standing before an elderly man and the rising sun. On the front of the postcard is handwritten, " Lovingly Aunt Louise." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, #109 West Park Place, Oklahoma City, OK. It is postmarked Waco, Tex on Jan 2.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Religious Baptism at Seven Wells

Description: Photograph of a religious baptism in a river at Seven Wells, near Colorado City, Texas, in 1922. Many people line the riverbanks in formal attire.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Religious Baptism at Seven Wells

Description: Photograph of a religious baptism in a river at Seven Wells, near Colorado City, Texas, in 1922. Many people line the riverbanks in formal attire.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Dominican Nun

Description: Copy negative of a picture of Sister Maureen O'Flynn wearing a habit, painting outdoors. There is an easel on the left and trees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sunday School Primary Class

Description: Copy negative of a picture of the Sunday school class from 1st Baptist Church in Abilene, including Mrs. M. H. Compere, Mary Paxton, Jessie Compere, Truett Comp, Tom Pearce, and others. There are handwritten notes around the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Sister Susan Reynolds Bartholomew wearing a habit with glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of young Gussie Reynolds Connell with hair up wearing light colored clothing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library