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    • TJR Trunk

    • Chests; Travel; Storage furniture; Republic of Texas;
    • The TJR trunk is part of the Millard's Crossing collection. Unfortunately, Lera Thomas did not keep paperwork to explain the source of how she acquired the chest. The trunk has been 3-D scanned by the Texas Cultural Heritage Center at Stephen F....
    • Small Gun and Holster

    • Toy guns; Toys; Leather goods;
    • Rusted metal cap-gun and leather belt holster. Gun is stamped "Big Chief" on one side and "Made in U.S.A." on the reverse. It is about five inches long, an inch wide, and four inches tall. The leather holster has a fastening strap on the back and...
    • 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.
    • Rocking Bench in Millard-Lee House

    • Antiques; Furniture; Rocking chairs; Benches;
    • Wooden rocking bench with a special railing to hold infants as it was displayed in the Millard-Lee House. This was handmade in the mid-nineteenth century. There is a floral rug underneath the bench and unpainted wooden walls behind. Originally...
    • Reed Case

    • Musical instruments;
    • This is a set of four musical reeds used for either a clarinet or saxophone. They were sold by The Houston Band House at 812 McKinney St. in Houston, Texas. They are made from canes of the Arundo donax a type of grass, and they're 6.6 cm long and...
    • Red Handkerchief

    • Patterns (Design elements); Cloth prints; Clothing & dress; Cotton; Handkerchiefs;
    • A red handkerchief with a white rose design which most likely was owned by Jimmy Thomas. There are some holes in the middle.
    • Pioneer Bonnet

    • Bonnets; Pioneers; Clothing & dress;
    • A pioneer style bonnet with black and white lines as the design and a red lining on the outer edges. It is made of a stiff cotton material and is possibly machine made.
    • Movie Token

    • Coins; Cinematography; Advertising; Actresses; Entertainment;
    • A teal colored 1933 movie token for "Hold Your Man" starring Jean Harlow. 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 in...
    • 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...
    • Maroon Wool Robe

    • Wool; Clothing & dress; Children; Robes;
    • This is a maroon wool robe for a child that has a tag that says "Sakowitz Bros Houston Texas." It is two different colors as one is more vibrant than the other. Four buttons on the front. Owned by Jimmy Thomas.
    • 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...
    • Hair or Hat Pins

    • Pins & needles; Clothing & dress; Women; Hats;
    • A case that reads "Swift Bros & Smith Inc. Jewelry Department" and "Nacogdoches, Texas." There are three long metal pins for either hats or hair inside the case, two of which are the same and third is longer and more ornate.


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