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[Bellville Town Meeting Minutes, January 18, 1858]

Description: Minutes of the Bellville, Texas Town Meeting on January 18, 1858, which was called in memory of the recently deceased Thomas Bell, "the father of Bellville," who arrived in Texas in 1822 and settled in Austin's Colony and served under Ben Milam during the Texas Revolution.
Date: January 18, 1858
Creator: Fular, A. W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

Homer Duggins Smith, Jr., United States Army Retired

Description: Copy print of a photograph of Major General Homer Duggins Smith, Jr. who was a Vietnam veteran and retired from the United States Army. Smith lived from February 16, 1922 through March 6, 2011. According to accompanying information, he was the first President of the Danish Heritage Preservation Society.
Date: March 2011
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Church Ruins; Graves

Description: Copy negative of two pictures taken during World War I. The top picture is of a large destroyed cathedral. The bottom picture is of several decorated crosses marking German graves. Two of the crosses have helmets on top, and one has fallen over.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

News Photo of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a woman in a patterned dress, posing with her hand under her chin. The newspaper article under it and the written note on the right are about the death of Wally Akin's wife. The newspaper clips are from an Abilene, Texas newspaper on May 4, 1950.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Cremating Dead Bandits #1

Description: Copy negative of a group of soldiers in a field standing behind dead bandits, with one pouring oil on them for cremation during the Pancho Villa raids. There are a few men in a wagon on the right and a man on a horse on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter Informing Soloman Falls of Jett Fall's Death]

Description: A letter addressed to Mr. S (Soloman) Falls in Roxton, Texas informing him of his son's (Jett Falls) death. The letter is appears to be a standard government-issued form with blank spaces available for personalization. The spaces on this form have been completed to show that "Jett Falls" was killed at the "Meuse-Verdun Sector" on "Nov. 5th". It expresses appropriate sentiments of loss and condolence and is signed by the Chaplain of the 359th division, M. M. Hoffman, Jr. A handwritten note at the bottom reads "He is buried in this sector with a number of his companions and has a cross at his grave".
Date: 1919
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Euless Public Library

[Western Union Telegram to Soloman Falls]

Description: A telegram sent from Washington D.C. to Mr. Soloman Falls, to inform him of his son Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Fall's death in France on November 6th. The telegram features the words Western Union Telegram along with the company's logo of the globe surrounded by the words "Western Union" at the top center, with standard telegram form information to either side (i.e. blanks available to complete with sender and receiver information). None of the blank spaces have been completed. Below this writing, the message reads: "No 3, CK 24 Government, Washington, D.C. 514 PM 5th" -- "Mr. Soloman Falls Roxton, Texas" -- "Deeply regret to inform you that Corporal Jett Falls Inf is officially reported as killed in Action November Sixth" -- "Harris the Adjt. -- 8.48 PM"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Euless Public Library

Dead Man on Street

Description: Copy negative of an unidentified dead man laying on a street, his face is covered. In the background, there is an unidentified group of people walking beside a wooden fence, consisting of three men and two nuns. Far in the background, there are trees, buildings, and other people walking.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Cremating Dead Bandits #2

Description: Copy negative of a group of soldiers in a field standing behind dead bandits, with one pouring oil on them for cremation during the Pancho Villa raids. There are a few men in a wagon on the right and a man on a horse on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Executions by Firing Squad #1

Description: Copy negative of three dead men laying by a wall after being executed by a firing squad. There is a man on the right in uniform and there are other men behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Executions by Firing Squad #2

Description: Copy negative of three dead men laying by a wall after being executed by a firing squad. There is a man on the right in uniform and there are other men behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Family Posing for Picture

Description: Copy negative of Mrs. Jim Berry and family on the day of Jim's burial. The ten members of the family are standing together in a field.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Complete Parish Register, for the use of the Protestant Episcopal Church in the United States

Description: Parish register for St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas includes records of parishoners and special events (baptisms, burials, marriages, etc.) as well as persons involved (confirmands, communicants, etc.) and offerings. This volume also contains some documentation written in 1940 regarding church programs and services.
Date: unknown
Creator: St. David's Episcopal Church (Austin, Tex.)
Item Type: Book
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Letter of Memorial Resolution from the Galveston Club to Dr. Meyer Bodansky's Family - July 9, 1941]

Description: A short letter from the secretary of the Galveston Club Rotary International, informing Mrs. Meyer Bodansky that a copy of the resolution of the Galveston Club Rotary International board is enclosed. Also included is a letter from the Rotary International Galveston Club in Galveston, Texas, to the members of Dr. Meyer Bodansky's family, expressing their condolences and offering a Memorial Resolution for his recent passing on June 14th, 1941.
Date: 1941-07-09/1941-09-29
Creator: Galveston Club
Item Type: Text
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Luther L. Terry, J. K. Cline, and Joseph T. Roberts to Eleanor A. Bodansky and Family - June 19, 1941]

Description: Letter from three member of the Research Council of the Medical Branch of the University of Texas to Mrs. Meyer Bodansky and Family, expressing their condolences at the death of Dr. Meyer Bodansky. The three men note how active Dr. Bodansky was in their area and that he will be missed greatly.
Date: June 19, 1941
Creator: Terry, Luther L.; Cline, J. K. & Roberts, Joseph T.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Article about the Death of Meyer Bodansky]

Description: Article about the death of Dr. Meyer Bodansky, reprinted from Surgery Magazine out of St. Louis, Missouri, describing Dr. Bodansky's life and successes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Surgery Today, Inc.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Index to Inquest Proceedings Records 1889-1895]

Description: This spreadsheet gives a listing of the cases in a volume of Harris County inquest proceedings including the docket, page number, relevant names and dates of persons involved, and cause of death.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harris County Archives
Item Type: Dataset
Partner: Harris County Archives

The Dallas Journal, Volume 43, 1997

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 121.
Date: June 1999
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

The Dallas Journal, Volume 48, 2002

Description: Annual publication containing genealogical information about families in Dallas, Texas and the surrounding area, including family histories, lists of records (births, deaths, registration, etc.), correspondence, and and other documentation. Name index begins on page 151.
Date: June 2002
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society