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    • Letter from Jimmy, June 15, 1934

    • Letters; Children; Childhood & youth; Grandparents; Summer; Oil wells;
    • A letter dated June 15, 1934 from Jimmy Thomas to his mother Mrs. Albert Thomas in Houston. The letter is two pages front and back and includes the envelope. The back of the first page contains a note from Jimmy's grandmother to her daughter,...
    • Letter to Lera from her mother, June 11, 1934

    • Grandparents; Letters; Envelopes; Hunting; Hay; Ponies; Family; Summer; Menopause;
    • A letter to Mrs. Albert Thomas from her mother, Annie Donnell Watkins Millard, dated June 11, 1934. The letter is two pages front and back with the original envelope. She is updating Lera on how Jimmy Thomas is doing and how his visit is going,...
    • Letters from Jimmy, June 17, 1933

    • Letters; Children; Childhood & youth; Grandparents; Summer; Envelopes; Games; Farm life; Country life; Gardening; Gardens; Hunting; Hay; Cattle; Sunburns;
    • A set of four notes and letters included in one envelope addressed to Mr. Albert Thomas in Houston and stamped in Nacogdoches, Texas on June 17, 1933. Some of the letters are to Albert, but others are written to Lera.
    • Moody Inauguration Notebook

    • Events; Inaugurations; Writing; Governors; Politicians;
    • A 4.125'' x 2.875'' dance book with a brown leather binding. It also has a small pencil made by W. W. Faber, Bavaria, attached to it with a yellow cord. It has "Inaugural Ball Austin, Texas 1927" on the front cover. This event was for Governor Dan...
    • Coin Bank

    • Coin banks; Objects; Saving & investment; Toys; Advertising; Financial facilities; Banking; Banks;
    • A coin bank shaped like a book, approximately 6" tall, 4" wide, and 2" deep. "The Stone Fort National Bank/ Nacogdoches, TEX." is printed on the front. On the spine is printed "Save and Have/Franklin." On the top of the coin bank are two holes -...
    • Kodak Verichrome Advertisement

    • Film negatives; Film stills; Photography; Photographs; Advertisements; Advertising;
    • A color advertisement approximately 3.5 inches by 5 inches in size. This accompanied a set of negatives. The advertisement is for Kodak Verichrome film which developes "better pictures."
    • A Tropical Getaway

    • Clothing & dress; Trees; Tropical forests; Architecture; Shrubs; Palms;
    • A set of two photographs framed in black pressboard. They are faded making it difficult to make out the individuals' faces. The background is full of palm trees and tropical foliage. Both individuals are dressed in dark colors with long sleeves...
    • Albert Thomas Notebook

    • Book covers; Books; Education;
    • A green cloth covered notebook in very poor condition. The pages are browned and crumbling. The user of this notebook put the papers in upside down and worked from the back. The cover has an eagle with a crest stamped into it. The inside of the...
    • "Lots of Love" from Jim

    • Letters; Children; Love; Swimming; Mothers;
    • A handwritten note in pencil on folded, stained notebook paper from Jim to his mother. In the note Jim requests two reeds for his instrument because his current one is too stiff, shoe polish, and his bathing suit. He tells his mother he is having...
    • Whitaker Sympathy Letter 1934

    • Envelopes; Death; Condolence notes; Children; Correspondence;
    • A handwritten sympathy card from Kitty Whitaker, Rt. 2, Appleby, Texas postmarked from Shreveport, Louisiana in June 1934. The letter is dated June 24, 1934 and addressed to Lera and Albert Thomas at 2208 Isabella Avenue, Hoston, Texas. Written...
    • Leatherette Eraser

    • Writing; Schools; Students;
    • A large red eraser that reads "Leatherette Red Eraser" centered in the middle. This item, along with several others, was in a small box approximately 6 1/2" x 2" x 3" which contained several souvenirs collected by Jimmy Thomas prior to his death...
    • Newspaper Article Covering Lera Thomas's Asia Trip

    • Newspaper headlines; Newspapers; Vietnam War; Travel; Politicians; Politics & government; Political issues; Military inspections; Military life; Military assistance;
    • A newspaper article in the Houston Chronicle, published Sunday, January 15, 1967, by Lera Thomas traveling to the Far East to visit Japan, Korea, Thailand, and South Vietnam. She met with frontline troops and villagers in South Vietnam and examined...
    • 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. ...
    • Fun in the Snow

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Snow; Snowballs; Houses; Housing; Friendship; Automobiles;
    • A series of six photographs of Anne and Lera Thomas playing outside in the snow. They are playing, sledding, and throwing snowballs with three other children. In the background is a large brick building (possibly apartments) most likely in the...

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