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Ernst Hermann Altgelt: Founder of Comfort, Texas

Description: Book about Ernst Hermann Altgelt, the founder of Comfort, Texas. It includes information about Altgelt and his family, and information about the establishment of the city.
Date: 2010
Creator: Stewart, Anne & Stewart, Mike
Item Type: Book
Partner: Anne and Mike Stewart Collection

Portrait of Professor T. M. Clark

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Professor T. M. Clark. The image is a bust image. He is wearing a suit and tie. He appears to me middle-aged. He has a white mustache and thick, dark eyebrows. His white hair is parted on the right. According to accompanying information, Professor Clark came to Portland in 1894 and established Bayview College.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

John Willacy Residence

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. According to accompanying information, the house belonged to John Willacy, founder of Portland, TX. The house is a single-story building with a covered porch. Another house is shown to the right of the Willacy house. A large plant is shown in the front yard. The house overlooks a bay at the rear.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

John and Maude Willacy

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of three people in Portland, TX. They are identified as Mr. Willacy, founder of Portland, Maude Willacy, and Mr. Smith. Both men are wearing glasses and hats. Maude Willacy is also wearing a dark hat with a long, dark feather. The man closest to the camera is holding up his left arm, pointed at something at which all three are looking.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Two Couples at Willacy Oil Well

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of four people at the Willacy Oil Well in Portland, TX. The well is on a large, wooden platform. Several workers are walking around the base. A machine is shown to the right of the well. The two couples are standing in front of the well. They are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Willacy and Mr. and Mrs. Smith. All four are wearing hats. The women are wearing dresses. The woman on the far right is wearing a long set of dark pearls.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Photograph of Jennie Wood Stilwell]

Description: Photograph of Jennie Wood Stilwell. Jennie is the wife of Arthur Stilwell, founder of Port Arthur. This is a profile portrait. She is wearing an elaborate light-colored dress and has an ornate string of pearls around her neck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Photograph of Arthur Stilwell]

Description: Photograph of Arthur Stilwell, founder of Port Arthur, TX. He is wearing a suit with a vest and dark-colored tie. He is looking to the left. He has a bushy mustache.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Photograph of Hart Phillips and Mary Phillips]

Description: Photograph of Hart and Mary (Mollie Hardin) Phillips on the front porch of a house at a birthday celebration at Glasscock County Ranch. Hart Phillips sits on the ledge of the porch holding a decorative birthday cake in his hands while Mary Phillips stands behind him looking down at the cake.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Theodore Oscar Vogel]

Description: Portrait photograph of Theodore Oscar Vogel, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and floral tie. He has thinning white hair and a prominent mustache. Vogel was born March 1849 in Charentown, Louisiana, and died on June 25, 1938, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: 192u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of James B. Simmons]

Description: Portrait photograph of James B. Simmons, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and overcoat with a bow tie. He has dark, curly hair and a full beard and mustache. Note on the back of the photograph in black ink reads, "James B. Simmons, age 45."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Theodore Oscar Vogel]

Description: Portrait photograph of Theodore Oscar Vogel, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and bow tie. He has dark parted hair and a prominent mustache. Vogel was born March 1849 in Charentown, Louisiana, and died on June 25, 1938, in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: 188u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of George Smith]

Description: Portrait photograph of Rev. George W, Smith, D.D., visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit. He has thinning hair a full beard and mustache. Handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, “George W. Smith -- first President of the Board of Trustees, whose tireless efforts for months kept alive the movement for establishing a college and brought the school into existence.”
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Clabe Merchant]

Description: Half-length portrait photograph of Clabe W. Merchant, wearing a dark-colored three-piece suit with a bow tie, hat, and pocket watch. His right arm and hand are propped up with a wooden cane. Handwritten note below the photograph reads, “Clabe W. Merchant -- Simmons College Benefactor Trustee of 1st Bapt. Church.”
Date: unknown
Creator: Higginbotham, T. S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Royston Crane]

Description: Portrait photograph of Royston Campbell Crane, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a suit and tie. He was a benefactor to Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. A note below the photograph reads, "Royston Campbell Crane, Sweetwater, Texas -- Born at Independence, Texas Febry. 16 - 1864."
Date: unknown
Creator: Willis Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Emory Ambler]

Description: Portrait of Emory T. Ambler, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and satin tie with a tack.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Edith Simmons]

Description: Portrait of Mrs. Edith H. Simmons holding her pet cat, Aristotle, up against her face. Edith wears a dark-colored dress with white embroidered details and a small cap with fringe at the top and both sides.
Date: 1899?
Creator: Rockwood, George G.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of W. J. Behrens]

Description: Portrait of Mr. W. J. Behrens, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and bow tie with a fedora and round wire rim glasses.
Date: unknown
Creator: The Thurmans
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Newspaper Clipping: E. T. Ambler, Investments]

Description: Clipping of an article concerning the business investments of Mr. Emory T. Ambler, a well-know Ft. Worth businessman. The article details many of his acquired and sold holdings throughout his career and a bit about his personal life. Includes a portrait of Mr. Ambler, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and satin tie with tack.
Date: [1918..]
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Sarah Anna Simmons with Nurse]

Description: Photograph of Sarah Anna Simmons sitting on the lap of her nurse Kate Cody. Sarah wears a white gown with lace details and a ribbon around the neckline, and Kate wears a long-sleeved dark dress with puffy shoulders.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Edgar Lewis Marston]

Description: Portrait of Edgar L. Marston, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit with a pattered tie and pin. He has his hands clasped in front of his body, resting on the handle of a cane.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Logsdon]

Description: Portrait of Mr. and Mrs. Charles Logsdon sitting side by side, visible from the chest up. Mr. Logsdon wears a dark-colored suit and a striped tie, and Mrs. Logsdon wears a dress with a bow at the neckline and a flower brooch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Charles Logsdon]

Description: Portrait of Charles Logsdon, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored suit and a tie with a striped pattern. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Charles Logsdon -- Logsdon School of Theology."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Portrait of Edith Simmons with Baby Sarah Anna]

Description: Portrait of Edith H. Simmons holding a baby Sarah Anna Simmons against her shoulder. Note on the back of the photograph reads, "Mrs. Edith H. Simmons and Sarah Anna Simmons. Edith - wife of Robert Simmons. Anna - taught Art at Simmons; Anna Hall named after her."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library