Land; Measured drawings; Surveying; Republic of Texas;
Survey of land in Nacogdoches County,
Texas, for Harry M. Lucas by Thomas D. Brooks, Deputy Surveyor of Nacogdoches County. Signed by Thomas J. Petty, I. M. Mannaring, and certified by W. A. Ferris, County Surveyor.
Judicial proceedings; Trials, litigation, etc.; Cotton; Republic of Texas;
Record of Interrogatory for a trial regarding bales of cotton, from Galveston County, Texas District Court, in the case of Arnold Thomason versus Henry M. Smyth, to be answered before the Chief Justice of Nacogdoches County. Names included are:...
A postcard from Lera Thomas describing to her parents how beautiful Mexico is. The front of the postcard, shows a desert with mountains in the background. Along with four cacti or palm trees. On the bottom left corner it says something in white...
San Augustine County, Texas document regarding testimony given by A. E. Baker about a promissory note against Sarah Goodwyn, deceased, for the sum of thirty-one dollars and sixty-six cents. Signed by S. W. Blount, Justice of the Peace.
Receipt for One-thousand, nine-hundred, thirty-four dollars, paid by Amaziah E. Baker, to S. W. Blount, to pay off a mortgage held by him for a tract of land which was part of the Chireno Grant. Witnessed by Frank B. Sublett and Henry Lewis.
Document reviewing account owed to Amaziah E Baker & Son by the deceased, Miss Leannah Horton, for purchases of soap and fabric, in the amount of two dollars in San Augustine County, Texas. S. W. Blount, Notary Public.
An 1860 deed of transfer for a tract of land in Stanford, Connecticut and two slave children (George and Eliza), between Joseph F. Palmer and Fenetta M. Baker, wife of Ameziah E. Baker. Witnessed by J. J. Roberts and S. W. Blount, Notary Public,...
Submarines; Launchings; World War II; Events; Naval yards & naval stations;
A series of pictures of Lera Thomas at the launching of the U.S.S. Shark, a Balao-class diesel-electric submarine. Mrs. Thomas acted as the sponsor to the launching by breaking a bottle of champagne over the bow. The Shark launched October 17, 1943...
An owner's manual for a Philco television set. Inside is a receipt from Crumpacker Distributing Corporation sold to Kamin Furniture Company and shipped to Mrs. J. W. Millard, Sr. It is dated December 2, 1953.
Space flight; Space programs; Group portraits; Astronauts;
This is a picture of the Apollo 10 space crew in their astronaut suits. Pictured left to right are Lunar Module Pilot Eugene A. Cernan, Command Module Pilot John W. Young, and Commander Thomas P. Stafford.