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[Nancy Claire Willis Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook detailing the life of Nancy Claire Willis, born on May 26, 1925. Newspaper clippings of poems and birth announcements have been pasted into the book, along with pictures. There are congratulatory cards in the back of the book, as well as a sympathy card upon the baby's death four months after her birth. Clara Evans Willis wrote about the gifts, her stay in the hospital, and Nancy Claire's first outing. Many of the pages have been left blank.
Date: 1925
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Sallie Fordtran Photo Album]

Description: Photo album addressed to Sallie Fordtran, filled with portraits of individuals, with a list of their names on the second page of the album.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Scrapbook]

Description: Scrapbook detailing the circumstances of John Todd Willis, Jr.'s birth in 1921. Newspaper articles announcing his birth, poems about having a child, and photographs of Willis as a baby are pasted into the book. In addition, his relatives, the gifts given to his parents upon his birth, his height and weight, and his firsts are all recorded in the book.
Date: 1921
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Scrapbook: The Girl Graduate]

Description: Scrapbook template entitled "The Girl Graduate," filled with photos, invitations, and other memorabilia documenting the graduation of Mildred Bruyere from Waco High School.
Date: March 12, 1923
Creator: Bruyere, Mildred
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book, and many of them have been labeled. In many of the photos he is being held by aunts or uncles, or playing with cousins. Several pictures have not been pasted down.
Date: 1921/1925
Creator: Willis, Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Scrapbook: "A Spring Week-End with The Admiral and Anne Marie on a Coloradean Cruise"]

Description: Scrapbook entitled "A Spring Week-End with The Admiral and Anne Marie on a Coloradean Cruise," with photos of Clara Evans Willis, John T. Willis, Sr., Bess Kirby, Louise Bidelspach, Anna Leigh Zimmerman, and others on a cruise down the Colorado River.
Date: unknown
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Sr. & Willis, Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Scrapbook of Photographs and Notes Associated With Lionel Aulis Robinson, Jr., 1913]

Description: Scrapbook album of the early life of Lionel Aulis Robinson, Jr. (1915 - 1930). Inside of it are photographs and notes assumed to be written by the mother, May Harris Robinson, about his first day of school, the progression of his height and weight, his christening, etc.
Date: 1913
Creator: Von Hartmann, Evelyn
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph Album of Baylor College for Women, Belton, Texas]

Description: Scrapbook album belonging to Sybil E. Rutherford (1905-1990) of her time at Baylor College for Women in Belton, Texas. This album contains numerous photographs, correspondence, and clippings from her time at the school.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph Album of Texas Woman's College]

Description: Photograph/scrapbook album belonging to Georgia King during her time at Texas Woman's College. This album contains old programs, photographs, letters, and various clippings.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Scrapbook: J. Todd Willis, Jr. Military Scenes]

Description: Scrapbook created by John Todd Willis, Jr. containing photos of military scenes at and around Waco, Texas and Camp Sutton in North Carolina.
Date: 1942
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr. & Willis, Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Sadie Boone and Lou Ella Morgan Travel Photo Album]

Description: Photo Album of Sadie Boone and Lou Ella Morgan of Wichita Falls, filled with photos of family and friends visiting various places, such as YWCA gym class, Exall Lake in Dallas, Dallas High School, and several locations in Galveston, Texas.
Date: 191u
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Perry Wedding Album]

Description: Wedding Album of Ella Marie Perry and W. Bruce Perry of Waco, Texas. The book is filled with drawings of the couple and cards and notes received congratulating the marriage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Scruggs Family Scrapbook]

Description: Photo album of descendants of James Robert Scruggs (1860-1937) and Mary "Molly" Thomas Brown Scruggs (1856-1933) of Baxter, Texas. The album includes photos of a parade at the University of Texas, Austin, The Texas Centennial Exposition, Dallas, and various scenes from the 1930s-1940s.
Date: 1924-01-11/1941~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photo Album of Arthur Sternenberg]

Description: Photo album of Arthur Sternenberg (1881-1968), a beekeeper from Austin County, Texas. Included are photos of people and animals.
Date: unknown
Creator: Sternenberg
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photo Album of Earnest Ruben McElreath]

Description: Photo album compiled by Earnest Ruben McElreath. According to a handwritten note in the front of the album, it "presents pictures of friends, family, ex-sweeties, kinsman, pals, scenery, sports, football players, buddies, chums, and himself." Each page contains pictures as well as handwritten notes. Earnest Ruben McElreath was born Dec. 15, 1905 in Munday, Knox County, Texas and died Sept. 15, 1988 in Bexar County, Texas. He served as a major in the U. S. Army during World War II and is buried in Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery. Some pictures were taken before Sept. 1, 1925. Book started Jan. 1, 1926-completed Oct. 14, 1926. Page 2: Mary and her dog Doodles, and a photo of Earnest Ruben McElreath. Page 3: Photos of Clorine Mc-, Mary, Connie of Dallas. Page 4: Photos of Mary H. & Mary, Beckie & Mary. Page 5: Photos of Dovie and Mary. Page 6: Photos of Constance, Mary, and Beckie. Page 7: Photos of Dovie & Stewart, Mary, Perry Lee. Page 8: Photos of Hazel “Bob” Fields, Mary, Myrtice Jones. Page 9: Photos of Rebbeca “Beckie” Harlan. Page 10: Photos of Dovie and Mary. Page 11: Photos of Earnest Ruben McElreath on the beach at Galveston, Texas. Page 12: Photos of Aunt Constance, Connie, and Mrs. New. Page 13: Photos of Mary and Harold in Dallas on June 25, 1925. Page 14: Photos of Morgan, Steele, Huntley, Neal, Kelly, Doss, Bell, Henry, Smith, & Frazier at Rule, Texas; Martha Simmons, Lizz, Kathelen, and Minnie. Page 15: Photos of a friend and Earnest Ruben McElreath. Page 16: Photos of Jonnie, Pete & Joe; Connie, Harold, and Earnest Ruben McElreath. Photos taken in Dallas, June 25, 1925. Page 16: Photos of Mary, Perry Lee, Nina, Earnest Ruben McElreath, Connie, Doodles, and Elizabeth. Page 17: Photos of three ...
Date: [1926-01-01..1926-10-14]
Creator: McElreath, Earnest Ruben
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photo Album of Alton Brown]

Description: Photo album made by Alton Brown, with pictures of him as a child in the 1940s and 1950s, some of which were taken in Waco, Texas. Included are several pages of "autographs of my friends."
Date: 1940/1959
Creator: Brown, Alton
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Album of Photographs Picturing Joel and Emma Shumard]

Description: Photograph album with forty photographs of the friends and family of Joel W. Shumard (1847-1934) and Emma Johnson Shumard (1858-1934) from an Austin, Texas estate.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[John Todd Willis, Jr. Baby Book]

Description: Scrapbook of photos from John Todd Willis, Jr.'s childhood. They have been pasted throughout the book on black pages, and many of them have been labeled. Photos of his relatives, by themselves and with him, can also be found in the book. Several pictures have not been pasted down. Many photos were taken at his home, 2025 Colcord Avenue.
Date: 1921/1930
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Directory: Austin Avenue Methodist Church

Description: Book from a Methodist church in Waco that is a directory of members and businesses, encouraging the congregation to shop within its local community. The date "1910-1914", can be seen written in pencil on the the top right corner of the first page.
Date: 1910~/1914~
Creator: Austin Avenue Methodist Church
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Dr. Alexander Archer Beville's Diary, 1870]

Description: Diary belonging to Dr. Alexander Archer Beville for the year 1870. It has a black leather cover, and the opening flap is embossed with the words "Diary 1870" in gold. A sewing needle has been sewn to the inside of the diary. The first few pages have already been filled in with a calendar, interest table, stamp duties, a table for time differences, the phases of the moon, and a list of important battles. Beville used the diary to record expenses, special events, and dental appointments.
Date: 1870
Creator: Beville, Alexander Archer
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Clara Evans' Wedding Journal]

Description: Journal belonging to Clara Evans detailing her relationship with John T. Willis, Sr., from their first meeting to their wedding. Newspaper announcements, wedding invitations, fabric samples from Clara Evans' bridal trousseau, pressed flowers, and photographs have been pasted into the book, along with descriptions of important events written by Clara Evans. It also contains articles pertaining to the Willises' Golden Wedding Anniversary in 1967.
Date: 1917/1967
Creator: Willis, Nannie Clara Evans
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Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photo Album of Claralene Bielefeldt With Burgundy Cover]

Description: Photo album of Claralene Bielefeldt of Waco, Texas. The photo album covers the wide range of her life and of her family's life as well. Some of the photos are not of her but of other people.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photo Album of Claralene Bielefeldt with Black Flowers Cover]

Description: Photo album that is of Claralene Bielefeldt from Waco, Texas. This photo album covers Claralene when she was a young woman in college at North Texas State which is now known as the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis