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[Photograph of the "Rock Church" and Saint Olaf's Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of the "Rock Church" of Cransfills Gap, Texas. The white stone building has a wooden roof and steeple. Snow covers the roof and much of the surrounding area. A cemetery gate to the right has "Saint Olaf Cemetery" written in ironwork.
Date: February 23, 2010
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Cliff Temple Baptist Church Picnic]

Description: Photograph of members of Cliff Temple Baptist Church having a picnic at Kidd Springs Park in Dallas, Texas. People of various ages line up near tables laden with foodstuffs to the right. People wearing white smocks and aprons attend to the food.
Date: 1950~
Creator: France, Bert
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Arlander Bedford Courtney and his Children]

Description: Photograph of Arlander Bedford Courtney and his children standing outside next to a wheeled-barrel machine. Minnie and Ethel Courtney are wearing matching dresses and stand to the left. Young Earl sits atop a barrel in the center and wears overalls. Oma sits on a wheel to the right. Courtney himself stands to the right with two twin girls Elgie and Zelma.
Date: 1911
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Three Girls Standing Behind Painted Scene]

Description: Photograph of three girls at the Texas State Fair, standing together behind a scene painted with the torso of a barefoot woman in a tattered dress who is holding the torsos of two infants behind a soapy washtub. The girls are identified as (left to right) Mary Catherine Newton, Lana Wallace, Sharon Burden.
Date: October 1959
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Cliff Temple Baptist Sunday School Class

Description: Photograph of attendees of Cliff Temple Baptist Church standing together on the steps of a brick building. The group is composed of men wearing suits and women wearing coats and hats.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Williamson Preparatory School Portrait Outdoors]

Description: Photograph of children of Williamson Preparatory School arranged in three rows in front of a wall of vegetation. The children are wearing a variety of costumes, ranging from devils, kings, pilgrims, and Uncle Sam.
Date: unknown
Creator: Goodwin, N. V.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Andrew and Narcissus Maxwell]

Description: Portrait (copy) of elderly couple Andrew Maxwell and his wife Narcissus. Andrew wears a medal on his left breast that reads "Veteran Dallas 1302" and features a star with a Confederate flag. The original photo is within a frame and encircled with scrollwork.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Portrait of Hosea and Mabel Maxwell]

Description: Photograph of siblings Hosea and Mabel Maxwell. Hosea wears a dark suit, while Mabel wears a lightly hued dress. A painted backdrop featuring flowers and a curtain is visible behind them. The photo is inside of a cardboard fame with a white front embossed with wavy lines.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Five Girls Standing Behind Painted Scene]

Description: Photograph of five girls at the State Fair of Texas, standing together behind a scene painted with the image of three people riding in a car. They are identified as Bev Cull, Martha Warden, Mary Newton, Jane Morrill, and Marsha Caffey. Lipstick imprints are visible on the back.
Date: October 1960
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Home of the Arlander Bedford Courtney Family]

Description: Photograph of the wooden home of Arlander Bedford Courtney and his family. Courtney himself stands in front of the doorway, with two young men leaning against wooden supports on either side of him. All three wear overalls. A wooden fence and gate are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Laura Courtney by a Doorway]

Description: Portrait (copy) of Laura Courtney. She wears a dark dress and hat while holding a purse in her left hand. A doorway and boardwalk can be seen behind her. A thermometer hangs on the wall.
Date: 1928
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Thurman Maxwell Standing Next to School Bus]

Description: Photograph of young Thurman Dwaine Maxwell standing beside a Purmela school bus. He is barefoot, wearing shorts, and has a satchel over his shoulder.
Date: September 1950
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Laura Courtney]

Description: Portrait (copy) of Laura Courtney. She wears a dark dress with a white ribbon around her neck. The original photo is surrounded by a thin gold line and a dark frame.
Date: 1890
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of the Gibbs Family in a Portrait Studio]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of Moses and Francis Gibbs with their children. Moses, left, sits in a chair with a toddler. Frances, right, sits in a chair with an infant. A young boy stands over a young girl in the center. The children are named Joe, Paul, Rosa, and Silas.
Date: 1898
Creator: Dyer, Joe M.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Williamson Preparatory School Portrait in Church]

Description: Photograph of children of Williamson Preparatory School arranged in three raked rows behind baskets of flower arrangements. The children are wearing white gowns and square academic hats. Audience members can be seen in seats below the church stage.
Date: unknown
Creator: Goodwin, N. V.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Therman Dwaine Maxwell by a Brick Schoolhouse]

Description: Photograph of young Therman Dwaine Maxwell standing in front of a brick building. "1935 Purmela Dist. 50" is written on a sign atop the building. Bushes and a short chain fence appear in the area, and a woman can be seen standing to the right.
Date: September 1950
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Three Women Standing Behind Scene]

Description: Photograph of Roianna Chandler, Mary Newton, and Sharon Burden at the Texas State Fair, posing together behind a scene painted with three female torsos wearing evening dresses.
Date: October 1959
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Teacher with Students in Front of Purmela School]

Description: Photograph of the first grade class of Purmela School in Coryell County, Texas. The teacher, a bespectacled woman named Mrs. Carroll, stands above a small group of boys and girls. Some of the children are identified as Johnny Myers, Patsy Comer, Pam Adams, Billy Miller, and Webster Bundrant. Thurman Maxwell is the child wearing a satchel over his shoulder.
Date: September 1950
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Williamson Preparatory School in Front of Curtains]

Description: Photograph of children of Williamson Preparatory School sitting in three raked rows behind baskets of flower arrangements. The children are wearing white gowns and square academic hats. Plaid curtains cover windows behind the children.
Date: unknown
Creator: Goodwin, N. V.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Two Girls Standing Behind Painted Scene]

Description: Photograph of two girls at the Texas State Fair posing together behind a scene painted with the image of hula dancers. They are identified as Mary Catherine Newton (right), and Marilyn Brown (left).
Date: October 1961
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Elderly Arlander Bedford Courtney]

Description: Portait (copy) of the elderly Arlander Bedford Courtney. He wears a light jacket and dark hat while standing in front of a United States flag.
Date: 1953
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[1899 Graduating Class of Gatesville, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several rows of people expanding outward from the doorway of the Coryell County courthouse. The young men and women are the graduating class of students from Gatesville, Texas, from 1899. The women primarily wear skirts and white blouses, while the men wear dark slacks and jackets.
Date: 1899~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Adults and Children Gather for Country Sporting Event]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing together for a country sporting event. Older girls and women stand to the left and older boys and men stand to the right behind a fence. Many of them are carrying farming implements. A mixed group of younger children sits by an open gate on the left. A small livestock pen has a boy seated beside it to the right. The heads of two reined horses are visible in the foreground at the bottom of the photo.
Date: 1896?~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell