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[Grave Marker of Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr.]

Description: Photograph of the grave marker of Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr., who lived from January 25, 1809 to February 19, 1891. He served in the Texas Revolution, and later returned to his family in Talbot County and Upson County, Georgia. Anthony Garnett Smith, Jr. is buried in Glenwood Cemetery in Thomaston, Upson County, Georgia.
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Home of Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr.]

Description: Photograph of Joe Boyd McRee, Sara Jo McRee, Agnes Wilson (owner), and James Anthony Vining in the first row; Edna L. Vining, Sara H. Vining McRee, and T. Bradford Willis in the second row; and Hester Beck Willis on the porch outside the house of Reverend Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr. in June of 1977.
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Willis, John Todd
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Invitation to the Wedding of Sallie Parker and Thomas Middlebrook Willis]

Description: Photograph of an invitation to the wedding of Sallie Ann Parker and Thomas Middlebrook Willis. A note in the top left corner reads "To Ma & Pa." The invitation reads: "Mr. & Mrs. R. H. Parker Request your presence at the marriage of their daughter, Sallie, to Thos. M. Willis, Wednesday Evening, June 16th, at 8:30 o'clock. First Presbyterian Church. Reception at 9 o'clock. At home. Abilene, Texas. 1886."
Date: June 16, 1886
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Sallie Parker and Thomas Middlebrook Willis]

Description: Photograph of Sallie Parker Willis and Thomas Middlebrook Willis. She stands behind a balustrade, wearing a polka dot dress and holding her hat in her left hand. He sits on the balustrade, and holds a bowler hat in his hand. The photograph has been ripped, and the bottom right corner is missing. There are several handwritten notes on the back.
Date: June 1886
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Close-Up of the Grave Marker of Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr.]

Description: Photograph close-up of the grave marker of Rev. Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr. in the cemetery behind his house. It reads "In memory of Rev. Anthony G. Smith, Born Aug. 30th, 1776, Died Jan. 18th, 1852. He was for Forty Five years a faithful and devout Minister of Jesus Christ. Our father."
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Close-Up of the Grave Marker of Mary Allen Smith]

Description: Photograph close-up of the grave marker of Mary "Polly" Allen Smith in the cemetery behind the Anthony Garnett Smith, Sr. house. It reads "In memory of Mary, consort of Rev. Anthony G. Smith. Born Dec. 21st, 1777. Died April 19th, 1857. For fifty years, the skyward road she trod and found at last the Paradise of God. Our mother."
Date: June 23, 1977
Creator: Willis, T. Bradford
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Norma Aldine Reck]

Description: Photograph of Norma Aldine Reck in celebration of graduating from Milwaukie Grammar School in Milwaukie, Oregon. Norma Aldine Reck wears a white dress with lace detailing and a white flower in her hair. To the right is a table overflowing with vases of flowers: lilies, roses, peonies, etc., and she holds a bouquet of carnations in her hands. A hand written note on the back reads, "Norma Aldine Reck, Milwaukie Grammar Grade, June 22, 1912. Milwaukie, Oregon."
Date: June 22, 1912
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from C. T. Caldwell to John T. Willis, Sr., June 30, 1938]

Description: Letter from Rev. Dr. Charles T. Caldwell to John T. Willis, Sr. Caldwell begins by lamenting the year that has gone by since he retired as the pastor of First Presbyterian Church of Waco, and goes on to thank Willis for being a good friend. He expresses gratitude for Willis' cooperation in deciding important matters, and informs him of his appreciation for Willis and his family.
Date: June 30, 1938
Creator: Caldwell, Charles T.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Program for the First Methodist Church of Lubbock's Service on June 19, 1932]

Description: Program for the services at the First Methodist Church of Lubbock on June 19, 1932. The first page has a photo of the building, the name of the pastor, and the church directory. Inside is a program for the morning and evening services that day, as well as several notices for churchgoers. The back has advertisements.
Date: June 19, 1932
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter to Johnie Louise Bruyere, June 18, 1932]

Description: Letter from a woman named Lucile to Johnie Louise Bruyere on June 18, 1932. It is written on stationery for Tom Padgitt Company, Inc. Lucile congratulates Bruyere on her grades, enclosing her report card. She goes on to discuss the fruit trees, and what she thinks she'll get her father for Father's Day.
Date: June 18, 1932
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 2, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 2, 1944. He asks his mother to write him so he knows she is doing well, and mentions plans to go swimming the next day. He explains how he and the men who live with him refloored their tent and put up mosquito netting and a screen door.
Date: June 2, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 6, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 6, 1944. He is glad to hear that his mother is doing well after her operation. He says things are going well in the war, and he hopes to be home in a few months, and at the very least he expects a week-long vacation soon. It will be his first vacation since going overseas. He asks his father to take some pictures of his mother, and insists that his dad get in a few pictures himself.
Date: June 6, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his Parents, June 1, 1944]

Description: Letter from John Todd Willis, Jr. to his parents Clara and John T. Willis, Sr. on June 1, 1944. He went sightseeing with a friend, and declares the country in Italy to be the best looking country he has seen. He says everything is in bloom, and the grape vines and cherry trees are heavy with fruit.
Date: June 1, 1944
Creator: Willis, John Todd, Jr.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis