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    • Boys Playing Outdoors

    • Boys Playing Outdoors

    • Friendship; Children; Childhood & youth; Children's clothing & dress; Boys; Country life; Houses; Housing; African Americans;

    • A photograph of two unidentified young boys, one white and the other African American, playing outside. They are in front of a large tree and a corner of a house with siding is visible in the background. No other buildings are visible and the...
    • 1847 Writ Ordering Transfer of Slaves

    • 1847 Writ Ordering Transfer of Slaves

    • Slaves; Slavery; Law & legal affairs; Ribbons; Seals (Impressions); African Americans;

    • Writ of sequestration signed by Clerk G. W. Banton, Walker County, Texas ordering Sheriff William Reeves to find and hold slaves in the possession of Stephen G. McClenny. These were runaway or escaped slaves - includes names, ages, and...
    • Jimmy Thomas Scrapbook

    • Jimmy Thomas Scrapbook

    • Scrapbooks; Albums; Photographs; Family; Children;

    • Blue scrapbook belonging to Jimmy Thomas, given to him on Christmas Day, 1932. There is a Native American scene on the front cover with an American Indian paddling a canoe. The scrapbook has a blue string binding and blue press board front and...
    • 1860 Bill of Sale

    • 1860 Bill of Sale

    • Land; Law & legal affairs; Slavery; Slave trade; Slaves; African Americans

    • An 1860 deed of transfer for one-half of a tract of land in Stanford, Fairfield County, Connecticut and two slave children (George and Eliza) for $1800, between Joseph F. Palmer and Fenetta M. Baker, wife of Ameziah E. Baker. October 16, 1860. ...
    • 1852 Letter from D. Hays in San Augustine

    • 1852 Letter from D. Hays in San Augustine

    • Farming; Croplands; Corn; Cotton; African Americans; Slavery; Railroads; Hunting; Travel; Families;

    • A letter from D. Hays in San Augustine, Texas, to his brother, James Hays, regarding family, corn and cotton crops, slaves, and the railroad. Sent in response to three letters sent June 12, 20, and July 4 of 1852. D Hays had been in Fort Jesup...
    • Series of Millard Lee House Pictures

    • Series of Millard Lee House Pictures

    • Houses; Historic buildings; Photographs; Architecture; Houses;

    • The Millard-Lee House is located in downtown Nacogdoches off the square. It was built in 1837 by Robert Millard, later purchased by Lee family, along South Fredonia Street (former El Camino Real) in what is now the Stone Fort Bank parking lot. It...
    • Lera Thomas Watches Crew Hook Up Caboose

    • Lera Thomas Watches Crew Hook Up Caboose

    • Railroad cabooses; Transportation; Historic sites; Trailers; Carriage houses; African Americans; Fences; Historic buildings;

    • Lera Thomas can be seen in the background of this color photograph watching the men prepare the caboose to be processed and moved. The caboose is being moved to Millard's Crossing on a wheeled steel l-beam frame. The caboose was part of train...

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