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Map of Harrison County, Texas.

Description: Plat map of original land grants in Harrison County, Texas. Scale ca. 1:133,334 (4000 varas per inch).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Map
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Harrison County

Description: Blue line print of survey map of Harrison County, Texas, showing rivers; creeks; original land grants or surveys; cities; towns; roads, including Trammel's Trace; and railroads. A handwritten note has been made on the published map in purple ink to extend Trammel's Trace. Scale [ca. 1:200,000] (6000 varas to the inch).
Date: 1920
Creator: Morriss, G. C. & Giles, J. Bascom
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Harrison County, Texas Firefighters Association Patch]

Description: Patch from the Harrison County, Texas Firefighters Association. The round patch has a yellow background and edging. "Harrison County Firefighters Assoc." is written in black on an outer ring. An inner circle has a light blue background and contains a red and yellow firefighter's cross with the image of a fire helmet, hatchet, ladder, nozzle, and pike at its center.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Ellington Field, Texas Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Ellington Field, Texas fire department. The shield-shaped patch has a light blue background and golden edging. "Ellington Field Fire Dept." is written in black along the top, while "State of Texas" is written along the bottom edge. The center of the patch contains a blue, white, and red image of Texas behind a jet and a yellow fire truck.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Harrison County, Texas Volunteer Fire Department Patch]

Description: Patch from the Harrison County, Texas District Two volunteer fire department. The patch is shaped like a Florian Cross and has a black background with golden edging. "Harrison County Fire District No. Two" and "Volunteers helping Our Neighbors" are written across the patch along the top and bottom. In the center is an image of a fire fighter carrying a child through a fire.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

Stoneware bank

Description: Stoneware bank from Marshall Pottery with the words "Marshall, Texas" written on the front in blue.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[James Chapel, Harrison County]

Description: James Chapel Church is located on the Marshall-Leigh Rd. (CR 2200) east of Marshall in rural Harrison County. Its history is unknown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Decorating a Grave in Harrison County]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman placeing flowers at the headstone for two graves in a Harrison County cemetery. In the center background there appears to be a small structure.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Cemetery in Harrison County]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified wooded cemetery in Harrison County. Several stones are visible, with flowers for decoration. The stones are considerably weathered. All have slabs.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

Rear view of the Hotel Marshall

Description: Photograph of the rear of the Hotel Marshall, located at 210 East Houston Street in Marshall, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Elderly Woman in Harrison County]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified African-American woman posed in a wood chair on the porch of a frame building. The elderly woman wears clothing of a hundred or more years ago and has a cloth around her hair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Mr. and Mrs. U. R. Weisner of Harrison County]

Description: This montage of photographs features a framed image of Mr. and Mrs. U. R. Weisner, who were residents of the rural Leigh community northeast of Marshall in Harrison County. They owned property and were very involved in serving Leigh. Mr. Weisner was also interested in preserving the local African-American history. Another picture in the group is of Texas Governor Hobby. The third photograph of a wood frame house is unidentified.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[PHS Homecoming Court]

Description: Four young ladies were nominated to the annual homecoming court in 1964. They were featured in the Pemberton High Scool yearbook 1964-65. Four students are shown dressed in daytime formal wear.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Working a Cemetery in Harrison County]

Description: An unidentified man kneels behind a grave, also unidentified, during cemetery cleanup. The cemetery is unknown except that it is in Harrison County.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Cemetery in Harrison County]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified cemetery in Harrison County. The site is overgrown. Some of the graves have been decorated.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Group Tours European Ruins]

Description: A group tours ruins that appear to be European. The group and the place are unidentified. The photo is from Harrison County.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Coliseum, Rome]

Description: The Roman Coliseum is pictured in the travel from a collection in Harrison County. The source and date are unknown. Some tourists are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Old Grave, Harrison County ]

Description: An unidentified grave is located in the Old Border Cemetery in Harrison County. The cemetery belongs to Old Border Baptist Church in the Jonesville community near Waskom. The church and its cemetery were originally organized by whites in 1866. By the early part of the twentieth century they had become African-American.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[William M. Reed, Marshall Educator]

Description: Mr. William M. Reed was Assistant Coach and Teacher of Physical Education. The photograph is probably from a Pemberton High School yearbook, possibly from 1950-53 or 1964. No further information is available.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Graves in Harrison County]

Description: Photograph of unidentified graves located in Harrison County. Some of the lettering is not legible. The grave on the left holds Melisa L. Scott Morris. Her dates are May 1 1913 - Apr 2 1971. Below are the words, "She died as she lived" and an illegible word. A banner on the slab has her name and years of birth and death. Below the banner is a large fern leaf. The stone on the right has a scroll with the word "Mother" and a partial name, "A. Pearl How..." The partial dates are "1900-197-." A banner with illegible words is on the slab of this grave also. Both headstones are of pink granite with floral decoration.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library