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[Letter to Will Williams regarding the Chisum Trail]

Description: J. B. Cranfill writes Will Williams, President of the Denton Historical Society, in response to Mr. Williams's letter about whether the Texas cattle trail should be known as the Chisholm or Chisum Trail.
Date: July 27, 1938
Creator: J. B Cranfill, M.D. LL.D.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Historic Marker Application: Old B'Nai Zion Synagogue]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Old B'Nai Zion Synagogue, in El Paso, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, floor plans, and photographs.
Date: March 1, 1983
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

Front of the Farwell Residence

Description: Photograph of the front side of the Farwell Residence. The house is built in Spanish hacienda style, is two stories tall, possibly with an attic, and has palm trees on the sidewalk in front of the house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Farwell Dog Trophies

Description: Photograph of the Farwell Dog Trophies. There are 10 trophies of different sizes and appear to be made of silver.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Frank Mepham Home

Description: Photograph of two people in front of a two-story home. There is a fence in front of the home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Holland Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the Holland Hotel located on 5th Street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Holland Hotel Rotunda]

Description: Photograph of the rotunda of the Holland Hotel in 1902. Former governor, James S. Hogg and Mayor Link are shown in the center of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Front of the Farwell Residence

Description: Photograph of the front and side of the Farwell residence. It is two stories tall, possibly with an attic and with fledgling trees on the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Dr. E.W. Brown Residence]

Description: Photograph of the residence of E.W. Brown. The home has three floors. There is a girl standing on the porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[L. Miller Home]

Description: Photograph of the parlor of the L. Miller Home on 3rd at Green Street. There is a vehicle parked in front of the house on the left on the photograph. The house has two floors and three chimneys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Pine Street in Orange]

Description: Photograph of Pine Street east from 8th Street. There are houses and fences on the left side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

New Hope School Group Picture

Description: Group picture of school children of the New Hope School outside of the frame school building. Included are: (1)Andy Cain, (2)Tom Cain, (3)Jim Smith, (4)Jim Tidmore, (5)Lou Smith, (6)Essie Amos, (7)Minnie Lavender, (8)Mattie Hooks, (9)Tom Rose, (10)Dovie Elrod, (11)Jim Anderson, (12)Annie Doyle, (13)Julia Anderson, (14)Earnest Cain, (15)Riley Coffee, (16)Fannie Stanley, (17)John Doyle, (18)Mattie Tidmore, (19)Lavender (first name unknown), (20)Lee Parker, and (21)W. R. Nichols, teacher.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Exterior of House at 2005 Scenic Drive

Description: Exterior of a house at 2005 Scenic Drive. The house is set back away from the street which is visible in the foreground and is surrounded by foliage.
Date: December 3, 1966
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[John H Reagan and Confederate States Loan]

Description: John H. Reagan served in many political roles during his lifetime, including: Probate Judge in Henderson County Texas from 1846 - 1847, Representative in the Texas Legislature from 1847-1848, District Judge in Texas from 1852-1857, U.S. Congressman from Texas from 1857-1861, Representative from the Texas Provisional Congress Confederate States of America in 1861, Postmaster General of the Confederacy from 1861-1865, Secretary of the Treasury of the Confederacy in 1865, Delegate to the Convention Framing the Constitution of Texas in 1874-75, once again as U.S. Congressman from Texas from 1875-1887, Senator from Texas in the U.S. Congress from 1887-1891, and last but not least, Chairman of the Railroad Commission in Texas from 1891-1902. He was also among the original commissioners that organized the Texas State Historical Association. He died in March 1905 in Anderson County Texas and is buried in the East Hill section of the Palestine City Cemetery. The certificate is one of the certificates he issued while serving as Postmaster General of the Confederacy. It assigns John Caudle as Postmaster of the Union Mills Post Office, located in Havanna County, Virginia.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Confederate States Loan]

Description: A bond dated July 1872, guaranteeing "the sum of Fifty Dollars with Interest to be paid the the bearer of this bond, at the seat of government or such place of deposit as may be appointed by the Secretary of the Treasury". It has John H. Reagan, Postmaster General of the Confederacy's photograph on it.
Date: July 1872
Item Type: Text
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Historic Marker Application: First Christian Church]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the First Christian Church, in Pettus, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, newspaper clippings, and photographs.
Date: 1979
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Varner Hogg Home]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Varner Hogg Home, in West Columbia, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker and photocopies of articles about the house.
Date: 1979
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Glenn-Dowe House]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Glenn-Dowe House, in Del Rio, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, maps, and photographs.
Date: 1985
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Item Type: Text
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission