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[Portrait of Charles James Sweeney in a Plaid Dress]

Description: Portrait of Charles James Sweeney at three years of age; the text on the back of the photo says that he was three years old when this was taken. Charles is resting his hand against a small stone wall and is wearing a large hat on his head.
Date: February 1891
Creator: Zahn, Justus
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Portrait of Charles William Sloman]

Description: Portrait of Charles William Sloman in a suit and sporting a large mustache; this photograph is enclosed in a card and has a fancy border around it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Membership Certificate for the Galveston Hook and Ladder Company, No.1]

Description: Membership certificate to Galveston Hook and Ladder Company, No. 1 presented to James Moreau Brown. The certificate, in reference to his membership, reads: "James M. Brown was elected a member of Galveston Hook and Ladder Company, No. 1."
Date: October 3, 1843
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Declaration for Charles William Sloman as he was gaining citizenship to the United States. The opening line of the document declares that he "solemnly swear[s], that it is bonafide my intention to become a citizen of the United States, and to renounce forever all allegiance and fidelity to any Foreign Prince..."
Date: February 4, 1882
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Identification Card for Charles William Sloman]

Description: Identification card belonging to Charles W. Sloman with his birth information, age, height, and eye color. On the middle section of the card there is a statement signed by Fred C. Pabst which reads: "the person described on page 2 hereof has produced to me proof in the manner directed by law, and I do hereby certify that the said person is a citizen of the United States of America."
Date: November 18, 1918
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Certificate of Citizenship to Charles William Sloman]

Description: Certificate of Citizenship presented to Charles William Sloman in 1884. This certificate says that Charles has "appeared in open Court in the District Court of Galveston County...and applied to said Court to be admitted to become a Citizen of the United States of America."
Date: February 13, 1884
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Tinted Photograph of Matilda Alice Sweeney in the Family Room]

Description: Tinted photograph of Matilda Alice Sweeney sitting in a large chair next to the fireplace in the family room of Ashton Villa in Galveston, Texas. Sweeney is wearing a white dress that reaches the brown rug on the floor; there are plants in the back of the room and a few tables.
Date: unknown
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Portrait of Walter Gresham]

Description: Portrait of Walter Gresham in a nice suit with an engraving of his name in cursive at the bottom.
Date: unknown
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Photograph of the Stairs Leading to Bishop's Palace]

Description: Photograph of the stairs leading to the front door of Bishop's Palace in Galveston, Texas; this was the home of Walter Gresham, Sr. and his family. There are sculptures posted on either side of the stairs and the front door is positioned under a large archway with a balcony on the floor above it.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Photograph of the Main Staircase and Fireplace in Bishop's Palace]

Description: Photograph of the main staircase and the fireplace inside Bishop's Palace located in Galveston, Texas; this was the home of Walter Gresham, Sr. and his family. The fireplace in this picture is situated to the right of the base of the staircase and is very elegantly decorated. The staircase has a few flower pots positioned along the wall, and has a large mural mounted before the turn in the stairs as well as a stained glass window mounted above the railing.
Date: unknown
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Photograph of the Brown Family in Jerusalem]

Description: Photograph of the Brown family in Jerusalem, all of whom are wearing the cultural attire. The two women in the back are named Bettie and Helen, and the two men in front are named Morgan and John; all of them are holding sticks.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Krikorian, G.
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Photograph of the Main Staircase in Bishop's Palace]

Description: Photograph of the main staircase in Bishop's Palace located in Galveston, Texas; this was the home of Walter Gresham, Sr. and his family. This staircase has multiple flower pots situated next to it, and a stain-glass window mounted half way up the stairs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation

[Portrait of Matilda Alice Sweeney as a Child]

Description: Portrait of Matilda Alice Sweeney as a child and wearing a long dress with a flower pinned to the shoulder.
Date: [1895..1905]
Creator: Harrison's Studio
Partner: Galveston Historical Foundation