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Allen Canada

Description: In 1876, Stephen Canada conducted a school for Black Americans in his store seven miles above Beeville. After lumber from the old Methodist Church was donated for a school for Black American children, Stephen Canada and Mose Lott were the carpenters who built the school at 107 Burke Street. In 1931, a new school was built for Black American children. This new school was named the Lott-Canada School in honor of these two men. In this picture Stephen Canada is standing with three children from the Cox family.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission

[Ras Allen]

Description: Photograph of Ras Allen, student at North Texas State University (1965-1967), letterman, member and captain of the NTSU Golf Team, and later winner of the Texas Professional Golf Association Championship, on the green with his club.
Date: 1966~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ras Allen]

Description: Photograph of Ras Allen, student at North Texas State University (1965-1967), letterman, member and captain of the NTSU Golf Team, and later winner of the Texas Professional Golf Association Championship, taking a swing.
Date: 1966~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ras Allen]

Description: Photograph of Ras Allen, student at North Texas State University (1965-1967), letterman, member and captain of the NTSU Golf Team, and later winner of the Texas Professional Golf Association Championship, on the course. The photograph is a multiple exposure, with one layer showing him standing, and two swinging.
Date: 1966~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ras Allen]

Description: Photograph of Ras Allen, student at North Texas State University (1965-1967), letterman, member and captain of the NTSU Golf Team, and later winner of the Texas Professional Golf Association Championship, on the green, putting.
Date: 1966~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ras Allen]

Description: Photograph of Ras Allen, student at North Texas State University (1965-1967), letterman, member and captain of the NTSU Golf Team, and later winner of the Texas Professional Golf Association Championship, taking a swing..
Date: 1966~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Ras Allen]

Description: Photograph of Ras Allen, student at North Texas State University (1965-1967), letterman, member and captain of the NTSU Golf Team, and later winner of the Texas Professional Golf Association Championship, taking a swing.
Date: 1966~
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Allen & Bazoon Garage

Description: Photograph of a local garage. There is a jeep parked under the drive-through part of the building. A pick up truck and several cars are parked on the side street. Note that the name of the establishment on the window is backwards... installer put it in backwards and was never corrected.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Captain Allen Carter Jones

Description: Photograph of Captain A. C. Jones sitting in the cart of a horse-drawn buggy. A veteran of the last battle of the Civil War, Captain Allen Carter Jones was born in Nacogdoches County in 1830 to early Texas settlers. He served as sheriff in Goliad County from 1858-1860. Jones joined the Confederacy Army as a private when the Civil War began. Within eighteen months, his leadership abilities resulted in his promotion to Captain. In 1874, the Captain settled in Beeville where he became a merchant, banker, land owner, philanthropist, and cattleman. Captain Jones contributed a large share of the funds necessary to bring the railroad to Bee County in 1886. He also served as Beeville’s first mayor, county treasurer, the general manager of the Beeville Oil Mill, and he was a promoter of public schools in the area. He is acknowledged by all as the “Father of Beeville”. Captain A.C. Jones died in 1904.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bee County Historical Commission