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The Dallas Journal, Volume 42, 1996

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: December 1996
Creator: Dallas Genealogical Society
Partner: Dallas Genealogical Society

[Birth Certificate for Vera Mae Cummings]

Description: Birth certificate for Vera Mae Cummings, born in Palestine, Texas, May 15, 1922 to Gent Cummings and Nellie Bell Price. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form. There is also a certificate stapled to the top of the back page certifying that the birth certificate is legitimate.
Date: January 30, 1943
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Birth Certificate for Azilea D. Johnson]

Description: Birth certificate for Azilea D. Johnson, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1878 to Ab Johnson and Emma Johnson. According to the certificate, both of her parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of her birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

[Birth Certificate for Benjamin F. Price]

Description: Birth certificate for Benjamin F. Price, born in Palestine, Texas, February 1873 to Sam Price and Mary Foster. According to the certificate, both of his parents were slaves in Palestine at the time of his birth. The back of the page includes instructions for completing information and the text of legislation related to the form.
Date: 1958
Creator: Texas. Bureau of Vital Statistics.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Price Johnson Family Collection

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

Robinson to Boteler: Deed of Gift of Negroe Betsy

Description: Text in which Alexander Robinson transfers ownership of a slave named Betsy to his son-in-law, Henry Boteler. Robinson is noted as residing in Baltimore, Maryland, while Boteler is from Shepherds Town, Virginia. Betsy is approximately sixteen years old.
Date: July 15, 1917
Creator: Robinson, Alexander
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Coleman Public Library

[News Script: Ex-slave marks 100th birthday]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the 100th birthday of Forth Worth resident J. W. Hardie, a former slave from Alabama.
Date: December 1, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Item Type: Script
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Letter from Elvira Moore to Josephus C. Moore, July 10, 1859]

Description: Letter to Josephus C. Moore from Elvira Moore concerning her time at school, the local news, and when she will be making her trip home. At the end of the letter, Elvira mentions her impression of nearby slave owners and fights involving slaves.
Date: July 10, 1859
Creator: Moore, Elvira
Item Type: Letter
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections