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    • 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.
    • 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,...
    • Jimmy on a Snow Day

    • Snow; Houses; Sheds; Snowmen; Dogs; Animals; Children; Childhood & youth; Photographs;
    • A 5" x 7" black and white image of Jimmy Thomas posing with his newly constructed snowman with his dog standing to the left. The snowman has a hat and a belt. In the background is the side or back porch of a house with white siding. There is a...
    • Thomas and Parsons August 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Family; Friendship; Government officials; Hospitals; Employment; Childhood & youth; Animal feeding; Animals; Farms; Political patronage; Politicians; Schools;
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and his aunt Hattie Thomas Parsons of Nacogdoches, Texas in August 1938. Parsons writes reminiscing on Thomas's childhood. She also asks Thomas to help her friend Gene Lynch secure a job. Thomas responds saying...
    • Portrait of a Young Girl in a Bonnet

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth; Bonnets; Teeth;
    • A female toddler is sitting on a unstained wooden table. She is wearing a white bonnet that is fastened in a bow tie. The bonnet's ruffles frame around her face. She is wearing a knee-high dress with short sleeves. Also, she is wearing a glossy...
    • Portrait of Toddler and Table

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Studio props;
    • On a cardboard style photo frame, sits a oval shaped photo of a young child about two to five years old standing next to a table with alphabet blocks and a book on it. The child is wearing a white, long sleeve dress. The child is also wearing black...
    • Craighead Family

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth; Families; Family; Newspapers; Musicians; Musical instruments;
    • This photograph is of the W. E. Craighead family between 1920 and 1940 in Bessarabia, Romania. The family consists of a mother and father who are pictured in the middle back row. Two older brothers stand on each end. The brother on the left holds...
    • Portrait of Boy Child

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth;
    • A photograph of a small boy between the ages of three and five. He has dark colored hair and dark eyes. He is wearing a dark colored outfit. The photo and the frame are both diamond shaped.
    • Portrait of Baby in a Chair

    • Childhood & youth; Children's clothing & dress; Photographs; Photography; Picture frames; Children; Children's furniture; Coats; Photographic prints; Pictures; Skirts; Wicker furniture;
    • A baby sitting on a wicker cushioned steel framed chair. The baby is strong enough to sit-up without props;however, the baby has a focused and deliberate stare into the camera. Baby is not smiling. The baby is wearing a soft quilted white jacket,...
    • Portrait of Siblings

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth; Family; Children; Clothing & dress;
    • A 6.5'' x 4.25'' photograph in a light colored cardboard frame . The frame has a zigzag pattern along the edges and the back has the writing "To Mrs. Mollie W" on the back side. The photo of a five children, possibly siblings. In the front row...
    • Kids on Parade

    • Horses; Wagon trains; Childhood & youth; Children; Parades & processions; City & town life; City & town halls; Cityscapes; Architecture; Fire stations; Brickwork; Pony carts; Ponies; African Americans; Umbrellas; Flower arrangements; Clothing &...
    • Two children are sitting in a wagon adorned with flowers. The wagon is being pulled by a pony held at the bridle by a man. The man is wearing a cap, a white coat, and black pants. The boy in the wagon is wearing an oversized top hat and in a suit....
    • 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. ...
    • Sun, Snow, and an Infant

    • Winter; Sun; Snow; Photographs; Children; Childhood & youth; Mothers; Infants; Baby carriages; Clothing & dress;
    • Several photographs of Lera Millard with her daughter Anne Thomas as an infant. The location is unknown, but the images are taken outside and there is snow which makes it possible that the images were taken in or around Washington, DC.
    • Jimmy Showing off with his Pony

    • Children; Childhood & youth; Ponies; Horses; Horseback riding; Cowboy hats; Cowboys; Cows;
    • This is a series of six photographs of Jimmy Thomas riding and jumping his black and white pony. In the background is a small herd of cattle gathered under a tree. Jimmy is wearing a cowboy hat and looks to be between the ages of seven and ten.
    • 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...
    • Newborn Anne Thomas

    • Photographs; Births; Birthdays; Hospitals; Children; Childhood & youth; Mothers;
    • A series of photos taken in the hospital in the days following the birth of Anne Thomas. Lera Millard and Albert Thomas are in some of the photos.

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