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Letter from de Zavala, June 16, 1832

Description: Letter written by Lorenzo de Zavala while he was living in Brooklyn, NY. Difficult to read.
Date: June 16, 1832
Creator: Zavala, Lorenzo de, 1788-1836
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Baptismal confirmation for Henry, Zavala's adopted son]

Description: Baptismal confirmation which took place on May 7, 1832, for Emily West's son Henry, whom Lorenzo de Zavala adopted. Jose Trinidad Salgado as god parent.
Date: June 21, 1832
Creator: Varela, Felix
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Charles Kirsch - Brooklyn, N.Y.]

Description: Photograph of Charles Kirsch - St. Matthews Parish - Brooklyn, N.Y. he is wearing a suit and standing out-of-doors in what appears to be a park.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Robert "Bob" Blackshear]

Description: Photograph of a young man (Robert "Bob" Blackshear), taken in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is seated near a window; a picture is hanging on the wall behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Robert "Bob" Blackshear]

Description: Photograph of Robert Blackshear, taken in Brooklyn, N.Y. He is seated near a window; a picture is hanging on the wall behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Bob K. Blackshear]

Description: (back of photo) Bob K. Blackshear - St. Mark's Ave - Brooklyn N.Y. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Bob Blackshear]

Description: Photograph of a young man (Bob Blackshear) standing on a sidewalk in front of a building. (back of photo) Bob at 815 St. Marks, Ave. Brooklyn, NYC.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Robert K. Blackshear]

Description: Photograph of Robert Blackshear as a young man, seated near a window. (back of photo) Our sitting room at 815 St. Mark's Ave - Brooklyn, N.Y.C. Bob Blackshear age 15.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Louise Kinch]

Description: Photograph of a young woman wearing a dress and gloves. She is standing on a curb; trees are visible in the background. (back of photo) Louise (a member of St. Matthews Parish, Brooklyn, N.Y.C. married Bill Kinch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Teachers and children at an unidentified school in New York]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified school in New York. The predominantly African-American school children are standing three rows deep, with a white female teacher on crutches on the right side of the picture, a white male teacher with glasses in back, center of the class and an African-American female teacher with glasses on the far left side of the class. There is one white girl with a ribbon in her dark hair, standing in the middle of the picture between an African-American boy on her right and an African-American girl on her left. On the back of the photo, handwritten: "From Hattie Jackson Brooklyn, N.Y. 167 Hoyt St. To Mrs. A.P. George Richmond, Texas April 16, 1953"
Date: April 16, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[John and Juanita Jordan]

Description: Studio photograph of a young couple. The man and woman are identified as John and Juanita Jordan. Juanita, who has short curly blond hair, is wearing a plaid dress with cap sleeves and bow tied at center of collar. John is wearing a pin striped suit, white shirt, and dark patterned tie. He has a white handkerchief in his left breast pocket of his jacket. Written near bottom of image in blue ink: "With All Our Love, Nita [&] John". Written on back of photograph in black ink: "John & Juanita Jordan Made - Nov. 3, 1949 John, 25 years of age Nita, 21 years of age". Also on back in pencil: "3-4130". The photograph was in a gray and tan folder accession 2000.042.023b.
Date: November 3, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: George Ranch Historical Park

[Ocean View of Coney Island]

Description: Photograph of Coney Island as seen from a far distance across a mostly calm ocean.
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Ocean View of Coney Island]

Description: Photograph of Coney Island as seen from a far distance across a slightly choppy ocean.
Date: [1942..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

[Photograph of U.S.S. Texas and Brooklyn Bridge]

Description: Photograph of U.S.S. Texas, flagship of the U.S. Navy, with the Brooklyn Bridge and a building in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Had to lower upper mast to get under bridge."
Date: January 1931
Creator: Young, M. V.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

Brooklyn.

Description: Map shows street names, railroads, elevated railroads, street car lines, parks, cemeteries, select buildings, public institutions, docks, ferries, military facilities, and some businesses. Includes index. Scale [ca. 1:49,450].
Date: [1880..1900]
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Wick Material (Illinois Patent).

Description: Patent for wick material, "composed of raw fibrous matter in layers or slivers in adhesive substance" (lines 16-17).
Date: July 1, 1890
Creator: Chapin, Myron H.
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Sailors Around a Decorated Fireplace]

Description: Photograph of a group of sailors around a fireplace decorated for Christmas. These decorations were placed in one of the open rooms inside the U.S.S. Texas; this picture was taken while the ship was docked at the navy yard in Brooklyn, New York.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department