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    • Portrait of Two Young Men

    • Youth; Young adults; Portrait photographs; Portraits;
    • Photo of two brothers from the early twentieth century. Both boys are wearing suits, colored jackets, and dark colored ties with white shirts. The back drop is a neutral color. The positioning of the brothers is one behind the other, not side by...
    • 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...
    • 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 Outside Home

    • women; youth; family; men; children
    • This photograph is of a family outside of a house. 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 adults...
    • Wagon Train Group Photograph

    • Women; Wagon trains; Men; Family; Families; Children; Childhood & youth; Horses;
    • There are two groups of people posing for the photograph in two separate wagons. Four horses are pulling the two wagons, two on each. Both wagons and all four horses appear to be decorated with flowers and tree limbs. The photograph was taken in...
    • Lady on the Steps

    • Women; Houses; Housing; Porches; Sidewalks; Stairways; Hats; Dresses;
    • On a black cardboard frame, a photo of a lady wearing a long dark dress that covers her feet. She is wearing a white hat. She is standing on the steps of a porch outside of a house. She has her left arm behind her back and her right arm down at her...
    • 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;
    • 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...
    • A Snowy Winter Home

    • Winter; Snow; Housing; Housing developments; Houses; Tree limbs; Trees; Fences;
    • Snow covers the landscape of a huge house. A man and a woman stand out front posing for the picture. Snow also is stacked on top of the house's roof. A small fence along with leafless trees line the foreground. The man is wearing a top hat, dark...
    • 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...
    • Photograph of Automobile in East Texas Fair

    • Vehicles; Women; Architecture; Dirt roads; Parades & processions; Transportation; Telephone lines; Horses;
    • This picture depicts a car with a folded down top - looks like an early Ford - being shown during the East Texas Fair in downtown Nacogdoches. There is a man sitting behind the wheel with three women passengers, all wearing hats and two of whom...

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