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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
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

[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
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
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
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
Partner: Marshall Public Library