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    • Woodring, Henderson to Thomas, June 1939

    • Letters; Legislators; Correspondence; Military facilities; Airports; Estates; Politicians; Politics & government; Real estate development; Letterheads; Maps;
    • Typed correspondence between Albert Thomas, Secretary of War Harry H. Woodring, and lawyer Devereaux Henderson in June 1939. The letters are about the possibility of turning the Frank R. Bell Estate in Houston in a military airport.
    • Bank Statement

    • Banking; Checks; Financial facilities; Debt; Credit; Ladders; Architectural drawings; Architecture; Shopping; Office buildings; Logos;
    • These are bank statements wrapped around checks and debit slips from the Stone Fort National Bank and Commercial State Bank in Nacogdoches, Texas. They for the account of Mrs. Albert Thomas (Lera Thomas) with transactions ranging from May 24, 1930...
    • Kids on Parade

    • Horses; Wagon trains; Childhood & youth; Children; Parades & processions; City & town life; City & town halls; Cityscapes;
    • Two children are sitting in a wagon adorned with flowers. The wagon is being pulled by a horse, which is led by a man. The man is wearing a driver's hat, a white coat, and black pants. The boy in the wagon is wearing an oversized top hate and suit...
    • 1835 Spanish Land Certification

    • Land grants; Republic of Texas; Surveyors; Land; Land tenure;
    • Three page document signed by the alcalde, or magistrate, of Nacogdoches, Radford Berry, recognizing Lancelott Smithers as the legal representative of Louis Carbajal of Bexar. Mr. Smither is to locate and measure two sites of land in the...
    • Grain Silo

    • Grains; Grain elevators; Grain industry; Silos; Ladders; People associated with manual labor; People associated with agriculture; People;
    • Three men working at a grain silo. One man is climbing a ladder on the side of the silo. The other two men, of which is African-American, are feeding the grain into the silo via grain elevator.
    • Tree Hugging

    • Trees; Houses; Winter; Youth; Hugging; Young adults;
    • This photograph features an unidentified person hugging a tree. He or she is wearing a hat and gloves, but the photo is blurry which makes it hard to determine if the subject is male or female. In the background is another large, leafless tree...
    • Burrows House After Restoration

    • Historic buildings; Houses; Historic Sites; Architecture; Chimneys; Buildings; Porches;
    • This nineteenth-century farm house located in Millard's Crossing Historic Village features a gaming table with corner drink holders, a life-sized doll, hand carved furniture, and a back porch well where children can draw water. The Burrows house...
    • Noyes to Thomas 01-18-1937

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Legislation; Correspondence; Government officials; Political activity; Political issues; Political organizations; Political representation; Politicians; Politics & government; Committees;
    • This letter is typed on stationary from The Citizens’ Joint Committee on National Representation for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. In the letter, Noyes writes: Dear Representative Thomas: I am pleased to note your letter in which you...
    • 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...
    • 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...
    • Apollo 7 Launch and Space Flight

    • Rockets; Space flight; Space photographs; Space programs; Hurricanes; Weather;
    • This is a single color publicity photograph with three different pictures of the Apollo 7 space mission. The first is of the Saturn 1 B Rocket taking off in Florida October 11, 1968. The other two are pictures taken in space during flight: Apollo...
    • 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....
    • 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.
    • Advertising for Shoes

    • Advertisements; Shoes
    • This is a metal figurine pin that appears to be a small boy with oversized shoes. On the shoes it says "Holland Shoes." This item, along with several others, was in a small box approximately 6 1/2" x 2" x 3" which contained several souvenirs...
    • Apollo 10 Astronauts Group Picture

    • Space flight; Space programs; Group portraits; Astronauts;
    • This is a color publicity picture of the Prime Crew of Fourth Manned Apollo Mission - Apollo 10 - 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....
    • Christmas Card

    • Cards; Holidays; Christmas cards; Correspondence; Childhood & youth;
    • A Christmas card titled "Greetings" for "Jimmie" from "Ned." This card is horizontal in orientation, has three carolers standing in front of a snow covered house. One caroler is holding a lamp and another holds a song book. The inside is blank...
    • 1912 Photograph of Parsonage

    • Photographs; Historic buildings; Architecture; Houses
    • This is a black and white / sepia photograph of parsonage in 1912. There is a note accompanying it that says "Where I was born, W.N. McKenney, 8737 Bunningham, Houston, TX 77055. My father was Rev. S. Stephen McKenney." The house has a wooden...

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