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Threshing Rice

Description: Copy negative of Paul Acheson's rice plantation in El Campo, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. There is a large mound of rice in the background of the photograph, and there are many men working with machinery and horses in the foreground.
Date: 1903
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Forest Hill Plantation, Alto, Texas

Description: Brochure about Forest Hill Plantation located near Alto, Texas. It includes information about the family history of the plantation owners, as provided by The Thursday Study Club.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library

[Letter from Paul Osterhout to George W. Tyler, July 3, 1911]

Description: Letter from Paul Osterhout to George W. Tyler. Paul wrote to inform Geo of his approval for a loan. He included information about his rubber plantation and that he hopes Belton receives a railroad soon.
Date: July 3, 1911
Creator: Osterhout, Paul
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Rice University Woodson Research Center

The Texas Almanac for 1871, and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: 1871~
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Texas Almanac for 1869 and Emigrant's Guide to Texas.

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, trade, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: 1869~
Item Type: Book
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 26, July 1922 - April, 1923

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 321.
Date: 1923
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 76, July 1972 - April, 1973

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 503.
Date: 1973
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 84, July 1980 - April, 1981

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 483.
Date: 1980/1981
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Straight Texas

Description: This volume of the Publications of the Texas Folklore Society contains popular folklore of Texas, including tales about the origins of various cities and towns, personal anecdotes, songs, superstitions and other miscellaneous legends. The index begins on page 341.
Date: 1966
Creator: Dobie, J. Frank
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

Rhode-Island and Providence Plantations

Description: Map of Narragansett Bay at the time of the ratification of the Constitution, showing islands, towns, inlets, coves, rivers, and plantations. The map includes a table of "References to the Batteries" and "A List of the Principal Farms in Rhode Island." The map also includes an inset map of Rhode Island in its entirety, showing counties and water bodies. Relief shown in hachures. Scale [ca. 1:82,368] (approximately 1.3 miles to the inch).
Date: 1938
Creator: Blaskowitz, Charles & Faden, William
Item Type: Map
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Transcript of a List of Tools, February 23, 1810]

Description: Copy of transcript of a list of tools for use by J. Austin at the Tan Yard plantation, on February 23, 1810, including farming equipment and cooking utensils.
Date: February 23, 1810
Creator: Austin, J. & Austin, Moses
Item Type: Letter
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1851-1852]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1851/1852
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1852-1853]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1852/1853
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1855-1856]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1855/1856
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1856-1857]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1856/1857
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk

[Greenwood Plantation Accounts: 1850-1851]

Description: Account journal documenting daily work, conditions, and other records for the Greenwood plantation in Montgomery County, Texas, near Danville.
Date: 1850/1851
Creator: Wood, Green
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Elsa Vorwerk