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    • Hidden Behind Nature

    • Hidden Behind Nature

    • Women; Nature; Plants; Agriculture; Farm produce;

    • Three young women, one of them Lera Millard, standing behind a large plant with large leaves. The women's heads are the only part of them visible over the foliage. Behind them is a large tree.
    • Tree Hugging

    • Tree Hugging

    • Trees; Hugging; Houses; Winter; Youth; Young adults;

    • This photograph features an unidentified person hugging a tree. They are wearing a hat and gloves, but the photo is blurry which makes it hard to determine if the subject is male or female. In the background is another large, leafless tree and a...
    • 1917-1918 Graduation Journal of Lera Millard

    • 1917-1918 Graduation Journal of Lera Millard

    • Scrapbooks; Schools; Football; Social life; Correspondence; Graduation ceremonies; Education; Sports; Students; Student organizations; Recreation; Young adults; Youth; Baseball; Architecture; Travel; Photograph albums; Photographs; Buildings;...

    • This is a published graduation journal for Lera Millard's senior year of high school, 1917 to 1918. It has a collection of classmate pictures and her activities during her last year of high school. "The Girl Graduate Hier Own Book" designed and...
    • 1912 Photograph of Parsonage

    • 1912 Photograph of Parsonage

    • Photographs; Historic buildings; Architecture; Houses

    • This is a black and white / sepia photograph of parsonage in 1912. There is a note accompanying it that says "Where I was born, W.N. McKenney, 8737 Bunningham, Houston, TX 77055. My father was Rev. S. Stephen McKenney." The house has a wooden...
    • Appleton Poem

    • Appleton Poem

    • Poetry; Typewriting; War; Battlefields; World War I;

    • This creased paper is 8.5'' x 14'' and is a typewritten poem titled "The Fighting Failure" by Everard Jack Appleton. It describes the glory found by a group of soldiers that do not give up their fight during a losing battle. Was enclosed in a...
    • Happy Baby

    • Happy Baby

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Children's clothing & dress; Laughter; Happiness;

    • The photograph features a laughing male toddler with a large smile. He is wearing a sailor suit with matching shorts and is sitting on what looks like the back of an ornate wooden chair. The background is neutral in darker tones which places...
    • Photograph of Road and Park Construction

    • Photograph of Road and Park Construction

    • Roads; Road construction; Parks; Mules; Automobiles; Universities & colleges; Landscape photographs;

    • Photograph of mule pulling a cart along a dirt road. There are cars parked and men standing in the background with surrounding trees, pillars, and brick entrance. In the lower left is written "Spreading Solvay Road Binder on finished road at the...
    • Jesse Watkins Poem

    • Jesse Watkins Poem

    • Poetry; Paper; Frontier & pioneer life; Republic of Texas; Indians of North America; Indigenous peoples; Settlements; History; Negotiating;

    • One page typewritten poem about Jesse Watkins, the Caddo Indians, the Republic of Texas, and Thomas J. Rusk. Probably written by Lera Millard.
    • Baptism down by the River

    • Baptism down by the River

    • Baptisms; Childhood & youth; Religion; Religious services; Water; Men; Teenagers;

    • Included is a series of three photographs taken from a baptism down by the pond, lake, or river. The majority of those in attendance are young boys who look to be between the ages of eight and eighteen with a few adults and women in the group. ...
    • J. N. Thomas Stock Certificate

    • J. N. Thomas Stock Certificate

    • Stock certificates; Capitalism; Capitalists & financiers;

    • Certificate of capital stock number 24 made out to J. N. Thomas in Thomas & Richards, Nacogdoches, Texas for ten shares of $100.00 each signed by A. J. Donegan, Secretary and J. N. Thomas, President with business's seal with a date of February 3,...
    • A Sweet Cherub Face

    • A Sweet Cherub Face

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Infants; Clothing & dress; Photographers; Photographic studios; Photographs; Photography; Portraits; Portrait photographs;

    • An unidentified baby girl in a light colored dress, possibly a christening gown, with long sleeves and a lace collar. Her feet clad in black shoes poke out from under the dress. She is sitting in front of a blurred backdrop featuring a set of...
    • Faded Beauties

    • Faded Beauties

    • Youth; Women; Hair; Hairstyles; Clothing & dress; Jewelry; Photographs; Photography; Portraits;

    • An extremely faded photograph of two unidentified young women from the shoulders up. Both women wear a high collar, simple earrings, and their hair pinned back. They have vacant expressions and are staring off to the right. The backdrop is...
    • A Happy Baby

    • A Happy Baby

    • Infants; Infantry; Houses; Porches; Children; Childhood & youth; Architecture;

    • A torn and faded photograph of a smiling infant sitting in a highchair outside. In the background is a corner of a house with both siding and bricks and a porch. There is also a row of trees and shrubs in the background. The baby and location...
    • Slingshot

    • Slingshot

    • Slingshots; Metals; Metalwork; Metalworking; Toys; Glue; Patents;

    • A small metal sling-shot with red cloth and string attached to it. The September 8, 1918 patent date is stamped on one side and Zip-Zip on the reverse. This toy was owned by Jimmy Thomas.

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