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    • Lera Millard's College Diary

    • Writing; Student organizations; Social aspects;
    • The personal diary of Lera Millard following her 1920 Fall semester at the University of Alabama. She was in the Delta Delta Delta sorority. She talks about different events with fraternities and her sorority. Pages 49-59 are blank pages. The...
    • 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...
    • Brock Letter 6-24-1934

    • Writing; Hotels; Correspondence; Death; Architecture; Architectural drawings; Automobiles;
    • This is a hand written letter from Walter E. Brock to Albert Thomas on stationary of the Rice Hotel in Houston concerning the death of Jimmy Thomas. The letterhead includes a drawing of the three-towered structure.
    • Jimmy Thomas Letter to Mother

    • Writing; Correspondence; Children; Travel; Railroads;
    • A one-page two-sided letter written by Jimmy Thomas to his mother (Lera Millard Thomas) describing his trip on the train, interactions with the conductor. His grandfather met him at the depot and Jimmy went hunting one day. He found a bird's...
    • Men Standing Next to Silo

    • Working class; Men; Grain elevators; Silos; Historic buildings; African Americans; Agricultural laborers; Agricultural productivity; Agricultural machinery & implements; Architecture; Ladders;
    • A 3.5'' x 3.5'' black and white photograph of three men at work near a grain silo. One of the men is hanging off the ladder of a silo while the other two men are feeding grain onto a belt run machine. The silo looks like the one located off 259,...
    • Men Standing Next to Silo

    • Working class; Men; Grain elevators; Silos; Historic buildings; African Americans; Agricultural laborers; Agricultural productivity; Agricultural machinery & implements; Architecture;
    • A 3.5'' x 3.5'' black and white photograph of three men at work near a grain silo. One of the men is hanging off the ladder of a silo while the other two men are feeding grain onto a belt run machine. The silo looks like the one located off 259,...
    • 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.
    • Family Photograph

    • women; youth; family; men; children; Architecture;
    • This photograph is of a family outside of a building. The family has seven children, three women, and two men. Five of the children are sitting on the ground, one child is standing, and a man is holding the other child in the back row. The four...
    • Family Portrait

    • women; youth; family; men; children; Architecture;
    • This photograph is of a family outside of a building. The family has seven children, three women, and two men. Five of the children are sitting on the ground, one child is standing, and a man is holding the other child in the back row. The four...
    • Photograph of Two Groups on Wagons

    • Women; Men; Group portraits; Horses; Trees; Clothing & dress; Harnesses;
    • There are two groups of people posing for the photograph in two separate wagons. Four horses are pulling the two wagons, two on each. Although all of the horses are underweight, the gray horse on the left is malnourished. Both wagons and all four...
    • Compact

    • Women domestics; Cosmetics & soap;
    • This is a metallic red powder compact which contains face powder. The front says "La Compacte Vanidor," and below it has ingredients listed in French.
    • Thomas to District Clerk 01-04-1935

    • Witnesses; Letters; Legislators; Correspondence; Government officials; Money; Politicians; Politics & government; Courthouses; Trials, litigation, etc.;
    • This is a typed letter from Albert Thomas to the District Clerk of Groesbeck, TX. The letter reads: “Dear Sir: I was subpoenaed as a witness in behalf of the State of Texas in the cause entitled State of Texas vs Grady Faulkner to appear before the...
    • Samuel B. Nixon Enlistment Paper

    • War; Recruiting & enlistment; Republic of Texas; Military service;
    • Enlistment paper of Samuel B. Nixon of Tennessee into the Army of the Republic of Texas for the duration of the war. He swore the oath at Randolph on January 28, 1837. Name may also be Mixon or Mixen. May have been used in a court case because...

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