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[Letter from J. Bouldin to Bettie Wade]

Description: Letter from J. Bouldin to her sister, Bettie Wade, discussing the hard rain they had recently, looking at new hats and bonnets with Jennie, and other news. She says that she would like a new hat, but she cannot afford one, and their father is trying to save up for a new suit.
Date: 186u-04-07
Creator: Bouldin, J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Portrait of Women

Description: Copy photograph of a portrait of the Gregg sisters. Three women are pictured, two sitting and one behind, standing. The are wearing large, decorative bonnets and light-colored dresses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gathering Forest Trees

Description: Copy negative of three women and one man gathering trees in a forest. All women are wearing long dresses and one is wearing a bonnet. The man is wearing a large hat. In the background is a forest. Written across the left side of the photograph is, "Gathering Forest Trees."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman in Buggy

Description: Copy negative of a woman seated in a horse-drawn buggy. She is wearing a large bonnet. Standing behind the cart is a bearded man. In the background is a large tree and a log house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Annie Shaw]

Description: Photograph of a young girl identified as Annie Shaw. She is resting her head on her hands, wearing a large light-colored bonnet and dotted blouse, and looking towards the right side of the frame.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Couple with Baby

Description: Copy negative of James French, Pearl Fountain Cook and Joan Berry as a baby. Mr. French is wearing a large hat, Mrs. Cook is wearing a dress and hat and Joan Berry is wearing a bonnet. In the background is a porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple by Fence

Description: Copy negative of Mary Hefner leaning against a fence with her son Price Downing. She is wearing a long skirt, button-up shirt and a bonnet. He is wearing coveralls and a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Movie Poster, Silent Screen Star

Description: Copy negative of a section of a movie poster with various silent screen stars, this one being May Murray. She is wearing a large bonnet and holding a lace fan to her face. Her eyes are half open. There is text written on the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Five Women in Bonnets with Man

Description: Copy negative of 5 women, Willie Hardie Walker and 4 unknown, sitting with one man, Jesse E. Walker. The women are sitting next to each other as Jesse lays on his side on the ground in front of them. All of the women are wearing bonnets and dresses, while the man wears a suit and a hat. They all sit on grass and several trees are in the vicinity.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple with Baby

Description: Copy negative of Cliff, Billie and Joan Berry as an infant. Mr. Berry is wearing a suit, bow tie and hat. Mrs. Berry is wearing a dress with a lace collar and high heels and Joan Berry is wearing a light-colored gown and bonnet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Picnic

Description: Copy negative of thirteen people posing for a portrait. All but one person wear a hat or bonnet. Three people play instruments. One person sitting in the front holds a rifle on their lap. This picnic is thought to have been taken in the late 1880's or early 1890's. Roberta Parker is the daughter of Robert H. Parker and stands in the far right on the back row. In the background there are trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Baby Picture

Description: Copy negative of Velma Stevens as a baby. She is dressed in a light dress and matching bonnet. Velma is standing on the front porch in front of two doors. The image was taken at S. 7th and Locust in Abilene, TX.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Slat bonnet

Description: Slat bonnet, cotton, medium blue with white dotted pattern, 12 cardboard slats, 5 sets of ties: 1 under chin, 3 inside bonnet at back of slats, 1 outside bonnet over curtain
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Bonnet

Description: Hand stitched bonnet; stiffening in face cover is probably string pulled through.
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Photograph of the Gillespie County Historical Society]

Description: Negative of Gillespie County Historical Society. Hanging on the wall is a piece of paper, a bonnet, and a chalkboard that reads "A stitch in time saves nine." On a stool is a saddle. Part of a child's desk and another exhibit can be seen on the sides of the photos.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[People at Pond]

Description: Photograph of four people (3 women and 1 man) near a small pond in the country. Two of the women are standing in the pond, carrying a small pail. The man is sitting on the side of the cement pond walls smoking a pipe.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Woman with Dog]

Description: Photograph of a woman, wearing a dark bonnet, seated on a dark rug by a black and white dog. The two are seated in front of a backdrop of draping fabric over a wall with paintings and a flowerpot.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Outdoor Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people posing outdoors in front of a fence. There are three young girls wearing white dresses; two of them are wearing bonnets and the other is wearing a hat. There are three women standing between the children, and two men behind them. Large trees are in the background. The back of the photograph has a handwritten date and note (that is not entirely legible) about the day it was taken.
Date: July 5, 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of Family Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of a family group identified as the Carr family taken on July 5, 1906. There are three women, two men, and three young girls. The woman in the front is holding the hand of one of the girls wearing a white dress and bonnet. One woman is seated on the left, behind another young girl. The two men are in the very back. There is a handwritten date and note (partially illegible) on the back of the photograph.
Date: July 5, 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. This portrait is the bust of an elderly woman. The photograph's envelope says H.E. Hoover's mother, but does not indicate any specifics about the relationship to the photograph. The woman is sitting facing the camera, wearing a bonnet tied in a bow under her chin. She is looking directly at the camera and smiling.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Baby in Long White Gown]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images with two poses. The poses are full-length, front. The child is facing front, wearing a bonnet and christening gown. The gown is long and covers the table on which the baby is sitting. The baby's bonnet has a bow over each ear and a long tie in front.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Baby Wearing Crocheted Hat]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images with two full-length, front poses. The child is facing the front. The child is sitting in a large chair wearing a short dress, overcoat, and crocheted hat. The hat is very ornate, with large bows over the child's ears. The child has both hands raised further in the right image.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portraits of Baby]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. A baby is photographed in two full-length front-facing poses sitting in a chair with a blanket draped over it. The baby is wearing a light-colored dress and shoes. In the right image, she is wearing a crocheted bonnet with bows on the sides.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum