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Exterior Houses

Description: Copy negative of Fairway Oaks in Abilene, Texas. There is a row of houses and part of a paved street visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior of Building

Description: Copy negative of a cutout picture of an orphan's home with a group of people standing in front. The home has two levels, a balcony, and large porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crippled Children's Home Ground Breaking

Description: Photograph of people at the groundbreaking ceremony for a home for disabled children. A man and two children are on a platform by a podium. A group of people is gathered on the other side of it. Some of the children are in wheelchairs.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crippled Children's Home Ground Breaking

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for a home for disabled children. A group of people are on the left. Some adults and children are standing, and some children are in wheelchairs.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crippled Children's Home Ground Breaking

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for a home for disabled children. A man and a child in a wheelchair are on a platform beside a table. There are cars parked in the lot behind them.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Crippled Children's Home Ground Breaking

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking ceremony for a home for disabled children. A group of people are on the left. Some adults and children are standing, and some children are in wheelchairs. A few men are standing on the right.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Francis Apartments

Description: Copy negative of the two story Francis Apartments in Abilene with three trees in front. The apartments are located at North 3rd Street and Beech Street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girls' Industrial Home

Description: Copy photograph of the interior of the Simmons College Girls' Industrial Home. Pictured are Dr. and Mrs. Smith, the managers of the home, and two girls in the background. Dr. and Mrs. Smith are sitting in wicker chairs. To the left is a letter-writing desk
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group of Men by House

Description: Copy negative of a group of male residents in front of Mrs. Neal's Boarding House at 600 Hickory St. Seven men are standing, six are sitting, and a young boy is laying on the grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children in Front of Home

Description: Copy negative of a group of orphaned children sitting and standing in front of the large house that is the Gregory Orphan's Home. Some more people are on the second story porch, and there are trees and gardens in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

IOOF Widows' and Orphans' Home, Corsicana, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting a large group home for widows and orphans in Corsicana, Texas. Children are riding a pony on the front lawn. Correspondence on the back reads, "Am sending the baby's shirts through the Pacific Express Co. and hope they will be satisfactory. Wish you were here to go to the circus tomorrow then another one the 15th. We are looking for grandma in next week to stay a week with us. We all send love to you and family. Anna K. Slaughter" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 206 E. 5th St. Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Corsicana, Tex on Oct 14, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Settlement Home

Description: Group of children at Settlement Home.
Date: December 15, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard]

Description: Photograph of the George Ranch house and yard. The ranch house is a white wooden, two story house. Both top and bottom porches of the house are screened and no shutters adorn the windows in this photo. A white picket fence encloses the house yard. Tall trees obscure the left portion of the house. The cistern house on the left side of the main house is painted white and has a weather vane at top. The garage is partially visible between the trees on far left. Wire fence extends from left corner of photo and around front of house. Written on back of photo in pencil: "1".
Date: 1940 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of second Camp George]

Description: Photograph of second Camp George. It is a one story wooden building with large barn doors in the center and a smaller door to the right. An "X" and a rectangular sign hang above the opened barn doors. Trees surround the house. A barbed wire fence is in the foreground. On back, handwritten: "2nd Geo Lake House".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Ryon House]

Description: Photograph of Ryon House. J.H.P. Davis in front of porch with Belle Ryon Davis in front of porch steps. One of master bedroom's window is open, formal parlor windows are open. Two chairs and a bench are on the front porch. A ladder is leaning against right side of the house behind the carriage entrance door. Water faucet in front yard on right side. In the center of the front yard, possibly a clothes bar for drying laundry. Bottom of picture, hand written: "RYON HOUSE".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of Ryon House (pre-1889?) from a distance]

Description: Photograph of Ryon House (pre-1889?) from a distance. White picket fence surrounds the house, complete with white archway on front fence. Small trees line the right side of the fence. Windmill present above and beyond the house. Upstairs master bedroom window and downstairs formal parlor window open. A woman is sitting on front porch. On bottom of picture, hand-written: "RYON HOUSE"
Date: c. 1889
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Photograph of second Camp George]

Description: Photograph of second Camp George. It is a one story wooden building. A large tree is on the left and a barren tree stands behind it to the right. There is a small door on the right side of the front and another small one on the west side but no windows in entire house. On bottom of photo, handwritten: "Auld _ang syne." On back, handwritten: "2nd George Camp House".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Historic Marker Application: Allen Place]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Allen Place, in Freeport, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, and narrative.
Date: 1964
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Postcard image of " 'Echo Lake Lodge In May' Colo."]

Description: Postcard image of " 'Echo Lake Lodge In May' Colo." as written in white near bottom left of postcard. The image is of a two story painted building with white trim. Snow in foreground has several structures nearly covered. Tall trees in front of the lodge and on the hillside in the background. Black text on back reads: "Post Card Correspondence Address D O P S [printed in the corners of a dotted line square] Place Stamp Here [written in the square].
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

Masonic Home for the Aged, 1921

Description: Postcard of the Masonic Home for the Aged in Arlington in 1921. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the building and garden in front with the sky hand colored blue.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Historic Marker Application: Benjamin Apartments]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Benjamin Apartments, in Houston, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, narrative, and photographs.
Date: August 28, 2001
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Galveston Children's Home]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Galveston Children's Home, in Galveston, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: August 9, 1978
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission