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[Boy Climbing Belgian Mast]

Description: Photograph of a boy climbing the Belgian Mast at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. A bell hangs at the top of the wooden mast.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

Bell in town courtyard, Ballinger

Description: Photograph of a monument with a bell. The plaque on the monument says, "Allison Bros. Ranch Bell - 1896 in memory of C. G. - E. C. - S. N. Allison." There are stone benches to the right and behind the monument.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries

Exterior Building with Bell

Description: Copy negative of a two-story brick building with boards over the windows. To the left of it, there is a wooden structure with a bell at the top. To the right of the building, there is a car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[East Ward School Bell]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Clyde Drake. He is standing outdoors ringing the East Ward School Bell. There are buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Man with Students at Bell Tower

Description: Copy negative of Elwin Skiles ringing bell mounted on a brick structure. There are four other students surrounding the brick structure. They are on the HSU campus; there are trees and cars in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Four Students and Man Ringing Bell

Description: Copy negative of a man identified as Elwin Skiles ringing a bell on a brick platform at Hardin-Simmons University. Four students are posing beside the bell. In the background, there are parked cars and a brick building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Church Bell

Description: Color photograph of the Danevang Lutheran Church bell tower, which features a pointed roof covered in small brown shingles and a rectangular base finished in white wood siding. The bell inside, which is not visible in this photo, has been used since 1908 when the church was referred to as Ansgar Evangelical Lutheran Church. Related information has been typed on a sheet of paper; the sheet has been attached to the bottom half of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a float at a Christmas parade on Cypress street in Abilene, Texas. The float is decorated with a church tower with two bells. Two women in dresses are standing on each end of the float. A banner on the side of the float says, "The Bells of Noel," and a banner on the front says, "Colt Club."
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Coleman County Courthouse Bell Memorial

Description: Photograph of the Coleman County Courthouse Bell Memorial. The bell hangs in an open brick structure. There is a plaque on the left brick column, and a place where a plaque was removed on the right side.
Date: August 1, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: UNT Libraries

Bell Section on Stairs

Description: Copy negative of the English Hand Bell Choir of the McMurry College Band standing on stairs in uniform in the band hall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Brass bell

Description: Cast brass bell with cast iron clapper; file marks are still extant and interior is unpolished.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Woman with the Parker Bell]

Description: Photograph of Lavinia Ward, née McDaniel, standing outside of her brick house with a small hand bell, known as the Parker Bell, that belonged to her grandfather, Robert Henry Parker. It is resting it on the lip of a planter or urn in front of the house. A handwritten note on the back claims that the bell was once "used to call slaves in each day."
Date: 1985
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

A Merry Christmas

Description: Embossed color Christmas postcard depicting two children leaning out a window watching some birds eating seeds on a snowy window box. There is a small Christmas tree in the box beside the birds. Holly and bells decorate the card's edges. Correspondence on the back reads, "Do you want to see Auntie, if so run put your clean dress in your trunk and run get on the choo choo, and Auntie will be at the depot in Paris to meet you. Can't come to Wister, Auntie." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 18, 1808.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

A Merry Christmas

Description: Embossed color postcard depicting a winter scene framed in a heart shape made of violets. An angel with pink wings sits on the flowery frame with a glass of wine in her hand holding a string of bells. Holly and berries also decorate the card and "A Merry Christmas" is printed in the lower right corner. Correspondence on the back reads, "Paris, Texas, Dec. 24, 1908. Dear Friend: Every returning Christmas Tide re-echoes the glad tidings - 'Peace on Earth, Good Will to Men' May December 25, 1908 be the happiest Christmas that ever came to you. And may the New Year, 1909, bring you surcease form sorrow, and unmeasured joy. Lyon the lumber man." It is addressed to Mr. A. Bassano, City. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Dec 23, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

First Baptist Church - Historic Bell

Description: Photograph of the historic bell from the old building at 14th and Red River Streets. Once in a belfry, it is currently atop the bulletin showcase at 4805 Heflin Lane in Austin, TX.
Date: 2001
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[A Christmas Card from Boyce Ditto]

Description: Christmas card sent to Mrs. Weaver, signed "Boyce Ditto." The front cover has a picture of greenery decorated with red bells and silver balls; at the top it says "To A Special Friend." The inside has a similar illustration in the center with text on either side. The text on the left says, "Friends as fine/ as you are/ Don't often come/ one's way./ And special times/ like Christmas/ Don't happen every day." The text on the right continues: "And so this/ Christmas greeting/ Is coming to extend/ This wish--/ 'A Merry Christmas/ To a very/ special friend!'"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Dome and Bell Tower]

Description: Photograph of the dome, bell tower, and statue on top of a county courthouse in Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Plaque Resting Against Bell]

Description: Photograph of a plaque resting against a bell, with a clock face leaning against the wall in the background. The plaque reads: "Newton County Courthouse. Courthouse Square, built in 1903. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior".
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Bell and Clock Face on Floor]

Description: Photograph of a bell, a clock face, two plaques, and various other tools on the floor of a building in Newton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Bell Tower]

Description: Photograph of the bell tower on top of the Red River County courthouse in Clarksville, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Bell, Plaque, and Flower Vases on Stone Construction]

Description: Slide of a medium-sized plaque placed within a type of stone altar. Mounted on top is a black bell with a supporting structure holding it upright. Two pots flank either side, both of which have a register of decorative schema running along their width. "Elephant ear" plants have been placed inside them. The actual plaque has an inscription of text in golden relief. It reads: "This property has been placed on the National Register of Historical Places by the United States Department of the Interior."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Burnet County Historical Commission

[Portrait of Baby]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. The baby is photographed in one full-length, slight left-facing pose; he/she is sitting on a bench. The baby is wearing a light-colored gown with embroidery detail, a bracelet on his right arm, socks, and shoes. He/She is holding a string of bells in his hands.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum