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    • Nacogdoches University Building

    • Schools; Universities & colleges; Buildings
    • Nacogdoches University Building in 1890
      Nacogdoches University was chartered in 1845 with its first home being the "Red House" in downtown Nacogdoches. In 1858, a permanent brick building was erected on Washington Square, a few blocks...
    • East Texas House 9

    • Houses; Dwellings; Bay windows; Gables; Architecture;
    • The house demonstrates a Queen Anne Free Classic architectural style represented by the steeply pitched cross gable roof, classic column porch supports, and cut-away bay window topped with roof cresting. There is a tree in the foreground and a...
    • East Texas House 17

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Balustrades; Sidelights; Architecture;
    • Unidentified two-story house in East Texas. The house demonstrates an excellent example of Greek Revival style architecture represented in the low pitch hipped roof and four prominent square columns supporting the full width, full height front...
    • East Texas House 27

    • Houses; Dwellings; Wooden buildings; Porches; Architecture;
    • Unidentified two-story wooden house in East Texas. The house is an example of an I-house, a vernacular style indicative of the Tidewater South Tradition. Features of this particular house include the side gable tin roof, and the first and second...
    • East Texas House 25

    • Houses; Dwellings; Trees; Fences
    • Unidentified home in East Texas. Features of the house include a normal pitch side gable roof and recessed porch. The view seems to be from the rear of the house. A wire mesh encloses the property. There are trees to the sides of the house. The...
    • East Texas House 19

    • Houses; Dwellings; Towers; Balustrades; Architecture;
    • House of the Seasons in Jefferson, Texas was built in 1872 by Colonel Benjamin H. Epperson. The house demonstrates an Italianate style of architecture represented by features such as the square tower centered on top of the flat roof, triple row of...
    • East Texas House 33

    • Houses; Dwellings; Architecture;
    • Unidentified house in East Texas. The house demonstrates an example of a massed hall-and-parlor vernacular architectural style indicative of the Tidewater South Tradition. Features include a steeply pitched cross gable roof, symmetrical shape,...
    • East Texas House 18

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Bay windows; Friezes (Ornamental bands); Architecture;
    • Unidentified house in East Texas. The house demonstrates Victorian architecture, Queen Anne specifically, represented by the irregular shaped roof with patterned shingles, bay windows, and wrapping porch with delicate appearing turned porch...
    • East Texas House 13

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Architecture;
    • Unidentified house in East Texas. Demonstrates a Victorian style house, specifically a Queen Anne style of architecture, represented by the steeply pitched, irregular shaped roof and delicate looking turned porch supports with decorative brackets.
    • East Texas House 26

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Architecture;
    • The Holcome House was built around 1850 in Marshall, Harrison County. Eight large columns along the front of the house reflect Greek Revival style architecture. Other features include six-over-six double hung windows topped with pediments. The...
    • East Texas House 16

    • Houses; Dwellings; Masonry; Bricks; Columns; Architecture;
    • Unidentified two-story brick home in East Texas. There are two large columns to the front of the house, and a chimney on the side. The house demonstrates a Neoclassical style of architecture typically built from 1895-1950. Representative features...
    • East Texas House 14

    • Houses; Dwellings; Masonry; Chimneys
    • Portion of a house and its chimney. The chimney is freestanding and connects to the house only at the fire place, a common characteristic of early East Texas houses. The house is resting on stones. Appears to be a lower income home. Built in a...
    • East Texas House 23

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Columns; Architecture;
    • Unidentified house in East Texas. The house demonstrates a Greek Revival architectural style reflected in the full facade front porch with prominent rounded support columns and side gable roof. The house appears to be of wood frame construction...
    • East Texas House 15

    • Houses; Dwellings; Chimneys; Porches
    • A house in Crockett, Texas, with two chimneys. A utility pole is in front of the house. The house demonstrates Neoclassical style architecture typically built from approximately 1895-1950. Neoclassical features include the side gable roof,...
    • East Texas House 24

    • Houses; Dwellings; Wooden buildings; Chimneys; Porches; Architecture;
    • Elliot-Robinson residence, built circa 1880. The house is located on Center Road, Nacogdoches County. The house is an example of a vernacular one-story, transitionally massed hall-and-parlor (three rooms wide, one and a half rooms deep), referred...
    • East Texas House 10

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Columns; Doors & doorways; Pediments; Windows; Shutters
    • A portion of the house owned by Phillip A. Sublett (?), San Augustine, Texas, 1948. The small entry porch with doric columns emphasizing the front entry doors suggests the house to be an example of Colonial Revival style architecture. Other...
    • East Texas House 21

    • Houses; Wooden buildings
    • A row of unidentified buildings in East Texas. It is unclear whether they are homes or businesses, however they are constructed in a local vernacular style. The buildings are close to an unpaved road. Front porches and tin roof.
    • East Texas House 31

    • Houses; Dwellings
    • Forest Hill, Cherokee County near Alto. It shows the home of Captain Henry Berryman and Mrs. Helene Dill Berryman. The house appears to be an example of an extended I-house with a dropped shed roof extended over a screened in front porch. An...
    • East Texas House 7

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Gables; Pediments; Architecture;
    • House in Carthage, East Texas, picture taken 1948. The house demontrates a Greek Revival architectural style represented in the front pedimented gable over the full height entry porch supported by four prominent square columns, the hipped roof,...
    • East Texas House 4

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Windows; Architecture;
    • Cartwright House, San Augustine, Texas; photo taken 1948. The house is two-story home surrounded with shrubs and has a tall tree in front of it. The house demonstrates a Greek Revival architectural style represented in the low pitch side gable...
    • East Texas House 4a

    • Buildings; Outbuildings; Architectural photographs
    • Small office outbuilding to the right of the Cartwright House, San Augustine, Texas. The Greek Revival style architecture resembles that of the Cartwright House. Features include the side gable roof, wide trim band emphasizing the cornices,...
    • East Texas House 28

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Dormers; Architectural photographs
    • The Cullen House in San Augustine. The house demonstrates a Neoclassical architectural style demonstrated by the triangular pediment represented in the front facing gable, and the full width porch supported by four large round columns. Other...
    • East Texas House 29

    • Houses; Dwellings; Architectural photographs
    • Mrs. E. T. Moore believes that this is one of Peter Ellis Bean's homes. It is located near a tree farm between Alto and Crockett, Texas. There is a second unidentified building to the right of the house. Photo taken on May 11, 1971.
    • East Texas House 158

    • Houses; Dwellings; Wooden buildings; Log buildings; Chimneys
    • An unidentified wooden house and out building. House appears to be a double-pen log structure with freestanding brick chimney and a shed addition built on to a portion of the back. Short vegetation, sparse trees and a portion of a fence is visible.
    • East Texas House 157

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Gables; Architectural photographs
    • A two-story house in Kilgore. There is a family on the porch. Trees surrond the house. The house demonstrates Folk Victorian style architecture prevalent throughout the Southern states. Folk Victorian features are represented by the gable front...
    • East Texas House 11

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Bay windows; Architectural photographs
    • A two-story home built by Robert C. Shindler, North Street, Nacogdoches, Texas. At the time the picture was taken the home was occupied by the Clevenger Family. The house demonstrates a Gothic Revival style architecture represented by the steeply...
    • East Texas House 2

    • Houses; Dwellings; Wooden buildings; Cabins; Architectural photographs
    • Unidentified house, picture taken in 1948. The house is a Single Pen cabin built in a vernacular style indicative of the Tidewater South Tradition. Features include hand hewn log construction with a side gable continuous roof, which extends in the...
    • East Texas House 30

    • Houses; Dwellings; Architectural photographs
    • Unidentified house with the number 221 above the doorway. The house demonstrates a one-story example of Neoclassical style architecture represented by the prominent full height entry porch supported by four decorative columns, the low pitched...
    • East Texas House 32

    • Buildings; Wooden buildings; Churches; Architectural photographs
    • A large wooden building in East Texas. The building appears to be a church, as the tall arch-topped windows in the taller portion of the building appear to be stained glass. The entrance includes a full height entry porch with large prominent...
    • East Texas House 8

    • Houses; Dwellings; Gables; Bay windows; Towers; Architectural photographs
    • Two-story home of Mr. and Mrs. Roland Jones, Church Street, Nacogdoches, Texas. The house demonstrates an example of Victorian architecture, particularly Queen Anne style represented by the steeply pitched hipped roof with front gable dormer, the...
    • East Texas House, Tucker House

    • Houses; Dwellings; Wooden buildings; Chimneys; Masonry; Stonework; Gables; Porches; Taverns (Inns)
    • Tucker House, 1948. It was a halfway-house; a stagecoach inn between Nacogdoches and San Augustine, Texas. The structure demonstrates a vernacular expression of Greek Revival style architecture most prominently represented in the side gables, the...
    • East Texas House 3

    • Houses; Dwellings; Gables; Columns; Architectural photographs
    • Home of Stephan William Blount, San Augustine, Texas; picture taken 1948. The house demonstrates a one-story Neoclassical style of architecture represented by the distinctive boxed eaves with dentiled cornices, wide frieze band beneath the...
    • East Texas House 6

    • Houses; Dwellings; Bay windows; Friezes (Ornamental bands); Finials; Architectural photographs
    • The Weatherly home which was formerly on North Street, Nacogdoches, Texas. Later moved to Baxter and Duncan Street, 1968. The house demonstrates a Victorian architectural style, particularly Queen Anne, represented by cross gable shape; the...
    • East Texas House 161

    • Houses; Dwellings; Horses; Carriages & coaches
    • An unidentified house and barn. The house demonstrates Greek Revival architectural influence suggested by the full height front entry porch with column supports. A horse is lying in the field and another is attached to a coach. There is a male...
    • Charlotte Sample

    • Houses; Women; People; Architecture; Furniture; Dwellings
    • African American Charlotte Sample, a former slave of the Thompsons; and at the time that the photo was taken she was a tenant of the Thompson's East Texas estate.
    • East Texas House 160

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Dormers; Shutters; Chimneys; Architectural photographs
    • An unidentified house with brick foundation supports, functional shutters, and two chimneys. The house demonstrates a Neoclassical style of architecture represented by the four column supports on the the prominent full height entry porch,...
    • East Texas House 159

    • Houses; Dwellings; Columns; Trees; Fences; Architectural photographs
    • An unidentified house with large trees around it. The property around the house is enclosed by a fence. The house demonstrates Greek Revival architectural elements represented by the prominent full height porch columns.
    • Pine Trees

    • Trees; Pines; Leaves
    • Photo showing large pine trees. There is low grass betwen the trees. A wire fence is visible in the bottom rear of the photo.
    • Kilgore, Texas, Main Street

    • Business districts; Stores & shops; Storefronts; Carts & wagons; Utility poles
    • Main Street, Kilgore, Texas. Kilgore State Bank and other buildings. The Crimbro's Grocery Store was the Thompson's Brother's store. It was built and stock removed to it from the Millsite in 1874. Also shown are horses, carriages, drivers, crates,...
    • Russ Muckleroy

    • Houses; Dwellings; Farming; Agricultural machinery & implements; Slaves
    • Photograph of African American Russ Muckleroy a former slave of the Thompsons. At the time that the photo was taken he was a tenant of the Thompson Estate in East Texas. Muckleroy is holding a farm tool. He is standing in front of a log structure.
    • Russ Muckleroy and Charlotte Sample

    • Houses; Dwellings; Slaves; Freedmen; People
    • African Americans Russ Muckleroy and Charlotte Sample (in chair) were slaves of the Thompsons and were later tenants of the Thompson Estate in East Texas. A portion of a wooden barrel is visible in the front, right-hand corner of the photograph.
    • East Texas House 12

    • Houses; Dwellings; Porches; Columns; Architectural photographs; Architecture;
    • Unidentified house with overgrown bushes and snow on the ground. Simple one-story example of Greek Revival architecture demonstrated by the low pitched side gable roof, wide trim band emphasizing the cornice, full height entry porch with four...
    • Nacogdoches University

    • Schools; Universities & colleges; Buildings
    • Nacogdoches University Building in 1890
      Nacogdoches University Building in 1890. Nacogdoches University was chartered in 1845 with its first home being the "Red House" in downtown Nacogdoches. In 1858, a permanent brick building was...
    • Entertaining on Campus, c. 1930

    • Eating & drinking; Dinner parties; Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Students; College administrators; Teachers colleges; Teachers; Politicians; Schools; Landscapes (Representations); Crowds; Educational facilities
    • Faculty and staff of Stephen F. Austin State Teachers College having dinner with members of the Texas Legislature on Vista in front of the Austin Building. c. 1930
    • Student Elections, September 1971

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Political elections; Student movements; Students; Political participation; Political activity; Political campaigns; Political posters; Politics & government
    • Signs on SFA campus urging students to vote in an upcoming student congress election, September 1971.
    • Homecoming Parade

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Students; Universities & colleges; Homecomings; Business districts; Bands; Band uniforms; Crowds; Marching bands
    • Marching band participating in SFA Homecoming Parade on Main Street in Downtown Nacogdoches, Texas. October 24, 1960
    • Homecoming Parade Float

    • Parades & processions; Crowds; Stephen F. Austin State University; Floats (Parades); Business districts; Universities & colleges; Students; Homecomings
    • First prize in SFA Homecoming Parade on Main Street.
    • Parade, November 1968

    • Parades & processions; Automobiles; Crowds; Fire engines; Motorcycles; Business districts; Students
    • Parade, probably for Homecoming, on Main St. in Downtown Nacogdoches, Texas, in November 1968. The Lumberjack Mascot for SFA is in the Fire engine.
    • Sergeant George Goetz at Camp San Augustine

    • Prisoners of war; Military camps; Military officers; Military personnel; Military uniforms; Military vehicles; World War II
    • Back of the photo: Sergeant George Goetz (behind the wheel) and unidentified G.I. San Augustine, Texas, house in background belonged to Keidel family, 1st generation Germans - one of the daughters fell in love with and consequently married one of...
    • Vietnam War Protest

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Student movements; Protest movements; Protest posters; Students; Freedom of speech; Vietnam War
    • A group of students on Stephen F. Austin State University campus protesting the Vietnam War, 1969 or 1970.
    • Log Rolling

    • Logs; Loggers; Lumber; Forestry; Stephen F. Austin State University; Equipment
    • Stephen F. Austin State University Forestry Department. Two men watching two others roll a log. The man in the back appears to be timing the task. c. 1955
    • Liza Walker

    • Women; Dirt roads; Fencing; African Americans
    • Back of the photograph of Liza Waler states that she is on Bois d'Arc street, which is located in the Zion Hill Historic District of Nacogdoches, Texas. "The district's history closely parallels that of other such black enclaves near and in cities...
    • Flood Aftermath, February 1975

    • Floods; Rain; Disaster victims; Disasters
    • On January 31, 1975, the City of Nacogdoches experienced 7.54 inches of rain in a 24 hour period causing the Banita and LaNana Creeks to flood. Most of the rain fell between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm causing over 5.5 million dollars in damage and...
    • Transporting Lumber, c. 1920s

    • Railroads; Railroad freight cars; Employees; Lumber; Transportation; Transportation industry; Men; Commerce; Business people; Lumber industry
    • Three men standing next to a train with lumber nearby that is presumably waiting to be loaded or unloaded, c. 1920s. The company operating the train is the Missouri, Kansas, and Texas Railroad and FRISCO (St. Louis - San Francisco Railway).
    • Banita Hotel

    • Hotels; Postcards; Bridges
    • Banita Hotel, Nacogdoches, Texas; photograph of postcard of the hotel on Pillar Street; also shows bridge over Banita Creek. ca.1900. Gift of Bill Slay, Nacogdoches, 1991.
    • Flood Aftermath, February 1975

    • Floods; Rain; Disasters; Disaster victims
    • On January 31, 1975, the City of Nacogdoches experienced 7.54 inches of rain in a 24 hour period causing the Banita and LaNana Creeks to flood. Most of the rain fell between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm causing over 5.5 million dollars in damage and...
    • Flood Aftermath, February 1975

    • Floods; Rain; Disaster victims; Disasters
    • On January 31, 1975, the City of Nacogdoches experienced 7.54 inches of rain in a 24 hour period causing the Banita and LaNana Creeks to flood. Most of the rain fell between 7:00 pm and 11:00 pm causing over 5.5 million dollars in damage and...
    • Child Cooking

    • Lumber industry; Food; Child labor; Children; Stoves; Interiors; Employees; Cooking utensils; Kitchens
    • Young African American boy, presumably an employee of Thompson Lumber Company, next to a Majestic wood burning stove with biscuits baking in the oven, c. 1920.
    • Working Lumberman, c. 1920s

    • Lumber industry; Men; Office workers; Office equipment & supplies; Paperwork; Interiors; Furnishings; Furniture
    • Three men sitting at a desk covered in paper. One man is writing while the other two look on, c. 1920s.
    • Stephen F. Austin State Teacher College Faculty, 1925

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Teachers colleges; Education; Educational facilities; Teachers
    • Members of SFA Faculty, Summer 1925. The back of the photo lists the name of each faculty member. Left to Right: Front Row: 1. W.B. Holleman 2. S.B. Burke 3. J.H. Wisely 4. H.A. Pocheman 5. J.V. Dean 6. C.C. Johnson 7. R.H. Shelton 8. R.E. Price 9....
    • Nacogdoches Square, c. 1916

    • Business districts; Surveying; Building construction; Buildings; Business & finance; Horses
    • Nacogdoches Square looking west. There are two men surveying the square in order to build the new post office. The back of the photograph says W.G. Barron was the contractor for the survery. Construction began in January 1917 and the new post...
    • Nacogdoches Public Square, May 1917

    • Business districts; Building construction; Buildings; Business & finance; Bricklaying; Bricks; Brickwork; Construction; Plazas;
    • View from the southwest corner of the public square during construction of the new post office. Construction began in January 1917 and the new post office opened in February 1918
    • Homecoming Float

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Floats (Parades); Universities & colleges;
    • Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming float on Main Street and Pecan Street.
    • Homecoming Float

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Floats (Parades); Universities & colleges;
    • Biology Club float for Stephen F. Austin State University's Homecoming parade on Main Street. The club's duchess, Jane Ann Leeves, is riding the float.
    • Homecoming Float

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Floats (Parades); Universities & colleges;
    • Wesley Hall Homecoming float for Stephen F. Austin State University's Homecoming parade on Main Street in Nacogdoches. Anita Hall, Wesley duchess, is riding the float.
    • Homecoming Float

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Floats (Parades); Universities & colleges;
    • Future Farmers of America float for Stephen F. Austin State University's Homecoming parade on Main Street and Pecan Street. Their duchess is riding the float.
    • Homecoming Float

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Floats (Parades); Universities & colleges;
    • Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming float that resembles the "Yellow Submarine."
    • Homecoming Duchess and Escort

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Student organizations; Universities & colleges;
    • Rubye Walker, Afro-American Students Association Duchess and her escort, Eddie Gene Upshaw at Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming.
    • Homecoming Game

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Crowds; Fraternities & sororities; Universities & colleges;
    • Crowd watching football game at Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming game at Memorial Stadium on campus.
    • Homecoming Game

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Football; Sports; Universities & colleges;
    • Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming game played at Memorial Stadium on campus.
    • Homecoming Parade

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Students; Universities & colleges;
    • Hattie Hamill Wilfong, Class of 1946, in Stephen F. Austin State University Homecoming Parade.
    • Hardeman Family

    • Portraits; Family; Women; Children; Men; Houses; Dwellings
    • Major Blackstone Hardeman Jr. family portrait taken in the front of the family's Greek Revival home in Melrose. Most family members are sitting in chairs in front of the porch with a few standing. Three people can be seen through the sidelights...
    • Laura Hughes

    • Families; Family; Photograph albums; Portraits;
    • Laura Hughes, member of the Durst Family. Part of an Album that was given to Mrs. Louis O. Durst in 1883 as a Christmas gift. Album was then given to Stone Fort Museum in February 1983.
    • General store

    • General stores; Stores & shops; Mills; Sawmills; Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards;
    • Pictured is a general store of Miller & Vidor Saw Mill Company and in front are unidentified employees.
    • Log Train

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Railroad cars; Railroad locomotives; Railroads;
    • Pictured is a locomotive used to transport lumber at Bessmay Mill for the Kirby Lumber Company.
    • Browndell Mill

    • Lumber; Lumberyards; Lumber industry; Mills; Millwork;
    • A group of unidentified employees of Kirby Lumber Company at the Browndell Mill. L to R back row: Green Robert Smith
    • Bucking

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Pines; Forestry; Forests;
    • Pictured is an unidentified man bucking a tree. Bucking is a method used to saw felled trees into sectioned logs.
    • Inside Bessmay

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Sawmills; Mills; Millwork;
    • An interior view of the Kirby Lumber Company's Bessmay Mill with log cutting machinery and a group of employees.
    • Bessmay Store

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Stores & shops; Sawmills; General stores;
    • Group of unidentified Bessmay Mill employees, of Kirby Lumber Company, standing in the company store taken in the year of 1939.
    • Bessmay Workers

    • Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Lumber; Sawmills; Mills; Saws; Millwork;
    • The interior view of Bessmay Mill with group of employees including Austin Withers, David Whitehead, and Doc Davis (Co. Commissioner), in year of 1939.
    • Sawing

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; African Americans; Logs; Loggers; Pines; Saws; Forestry; Forests;
    • Two African American workers bucking a fallen pine in a heavily wooded area. Bucking is a method of sawing a pine into sectioned logs.
    • Dickson H. Laird

    • Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Reading; Porches; Rocking chairs;
    • Dickson H. Laird sitting in a rocking chair reading a newspaper on the porch. Mr. Laird was an employee of Thompson Brothers Lumber Co.
    • Russ Muckleroy

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Slaves; African Americans;
    • Russ Muckleroy was a former slave of the Thompsons of Thompson Brothers Lumber Co., and a tenant on the estate.
    • T & T Baseball Team.

    • Baseball; Baseball players; Lumber; Lumberyards;
    • Pictured is the Thompson & Tucker Baseball Nine of 1908. Robert Pruitt (catcher), John Bradberry (pitcher), Roland Pruitt (captain and short stop), Joe Nannie (first base), George Roland (second base), Solon Barnett (third base), Duke Bradberry...
    • Alloway C. Garvey

    • Lumberyards; Lumber industry; Lumber; Pines;
    • Pictured is Alloway C. Garvey standing between two pine trees with an ax over his shoulder. Mr. Garvey was a surveyor and timberman for the Thompson & Tucker Lumber Co. At the time of the photograph he was 66 years of age and residing in...
    • Lumberyard Workers

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Pines; African Americans; Forestry; Forests;
    • Logging operation for Thompson Family Lumber Enterprises. Pictured are 5 African American workers using canthooks, an 8-wheeled timber-transport device. The pines range from 3 to 4 feet in diameter.
    • Alton Williams Birdwell

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; College administrators; College presidents; Portrait photographs;
    • Alton Williams Birdwell served as the first President of Stephen F. Austin State University from 1923 to 1941. At the time the school was named Stephen F. Austin Teachers College. For more information see...
    • Homecoming Parade

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Parades & processions; Homecomings; Universities & colleges; Mascots; Students
    • SFASU's mascot, the Lumberjack, with his dog in a Homecoming parade on Main Street in Downtown Nacogdoches. There is a crowd of people lined up on the side of the street watching the parade.
    • Homecoming

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Homecomings; Students; Universities & colleges
    • A Stephen F. Austin State University administrator pinning a flower or mum on a female student during a homecoming ceremony.
    • Lumberjack Day

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Students; Mayors; Mascots; Proclamations
    • Lumberjack Day proclaimed by Nacogdoches Mayor, A.L. Mangham, Jr. He is pictured with SFASU mascots, the Lumberjack and Ladyjack.
    • Dilzell Delivery Service

    • Horses; Carts & wagons; Delivery boys; Transportation
    • Nacogdoches, Texas; Dilzell Delivery Service shows James Dilzell (standing) and Bud Lewis (driving) with horse drawn wagon. c. 1890 Gift of Billy Wall, March 1989.
    • Office workers

    • Office buildings; Office equipment & supplies; Office furniture; Office workers; Offices; Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards;
    • An interior view of the front office of the Thompson Brothers Lumber Company in Doucette, Texas. Pictured are Don A. Sparger at the desk and Chalmous Pope at the telegraph.
    • Lumber workers

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; African Americans; Laborers; Employees; Employment;
    • A group of unidentified black and white workers of Thompson Brothers Lumber Company standing at a site with some holding tools.
    • Austin Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities;
    • A contract was made with Moore Construction Company of Ranger, for a bid of $129,590, for the construction of the main (administration) building. The construction started in September 1922 with the plans of completion and the opening of the college...
    • Tick Upton

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Lumberyards; Building materials; Building materials industry; Inspections
    • A picture of Mr. Tick Upton inspecting finished lumber product in Orange, Texas.
    • Rotary Club

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Fraternal organizations; Men; Clubs
    • A picture of the Nacogdoches Rotary Club on the Stephen F. Austin State College campus.
    • Rusk Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • Rusk Building in Spring 1942. After being delayed by several weeks the Rusk Building (designed by W.E. Ketchum) opened in November 1926 with "all modern conveniences and comforts" including electric ceiling fans in all rooms and cooled water...
    • Austin Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • A contract was made with Moore Construction Company of Ranger, for a bid of $129,590, for the construction of the main (administration) building. The construction started in September 1922 with the plans of completion and the opening of the college...
    • Austin Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • A contract was made with Moore Construction Company of Ranger, for a bid of $129,590, for the construction of the main (administration) building. The construction started in September 1922 with the plans of completion and the opening of the college...
    • Liberal Arts North Construction

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Building construction; Construction; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities; Buildings;
    • The Vera Dugas Liberal Arts North Building under contrucstion in Spring 1984. The LAN currently houses offices for Histoy, Modern Languages, English, and Government departments along with two auditorium style class rooms.
    • Liberal Arts North

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Buildings; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities;
    • Walkway between the Vera Dugas Liberal Arts North Building (left) and the Ferguson Building (right) . The LAN currently houses offices for History, Modern Languages, English, and Government departments along with two auditorium style class rooms.
    • Austin Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • An architect's sketch of the Austin Building at Stephen F. Austin State Normal College, Nacogdoches, Texas. A contract was made with Moore Construction Company of Ranger, for a bid of $129,590, for the construction of the main (administration)...
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Music; Guitars; String quartets (Musical groups); Musicians
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy of the SFA English Department playing guitar as a member of the East Texas String Ensemble
    • Liberal Arts North Construction

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Building construction; Construction; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities; Buildings;
    • The Vera Dugas Liberal Arts North Building under contrucstion in Spring 1984. The LAN currently houses offices for Histoy, Modern Languages, English, and Government departments along with two auditorium style class rooms.
    • Dr. Bobby Johnson

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Model airplanes; Men
    • Dr. Bobby Johnson (SFA Professor of History) holding a model of a Lockheed Vega Aircraft ("Winnie Mae" Wiley Post's aircraft) promoting the book "Wiley Post"
    • Rusk Building Construction

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Building construction; Construction; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities; Buildings;
    • Rusk Building under construction in 1926. After being delayed by several weeks the Rusk Building (designed by W.E. Ketchum) opened in November 1926 with "all modern conveniences and comforts" including electric ceiling fans in all rooms and cooled...
    • Rusk Building Construction

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Building construction; Construction; Universities & colleges; Educational facilities; Buildings;
    • A photograph of the Rusk Building under construction at SFA that appeared on the front page of the Pine Log November 6, 1926. After being delayed by several weeks the Rusk Building (designed by W.E. Ketchum) opened in November 1926 with "all...
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Music; Guitars; String quartets (Musical groups); Musicians
    • Dr. Francis Abernathy of the SFA English Department playing guitar as a member of the East Texas String Ensemble
    • Student Streakers

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Students; Student movements; Nudes
    • Students streaking on campus in March of 1974. Four students outside a building. At the time, streaking was becoming more popular at colleges around the country.
    • Rusk Building

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Universities & colleges; Buildings; Educational facilities;
    • Rusk Building after completion in 1926. After being delayed by several weeks the Rusk Building (designed by W.E. Ketchum) opened in November 1926 with "all modern conveniences and comforts" including electric ceiling fans in all rooms and cooled...
    • Student streakers

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Students; Student movements; Nudes
    • Students streaking on the SFA campus in March of 1974. Shows several students streaking with clothed students watching from the side. At the time, streaking had become more popular across colleges around the country.
    • William J. Brophy

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Theater audiences; Actors; Men
    • Dr. William J. Brophy of the SFA History Department at the Lamp-Lite community theatre play in Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Legg, Jim

    • Portrait drawings;
    • A portrait of Jim Legg with the following description "Jim Legg Nacogdoches co. born 12 Dec. 1831, son of Edward & Mary Legg"
    • Old Fashioned Sidewalk sale

    • Stores & shops; Storefronts; Buildings; Automobiles; Bands; People; Streets
    • A photograph of crowded Main Street store fronts. There is a band playing on the truck at the bottom left. All the stores have signs that say "Old Fashioned Sidewalk sale".
    • Last of Stone Fort

    • Stone buildings; Forts & fortifications; Demolition; Debris
    • A photograph entitled "Last of Stone fort". From the original S.F.S.T.C. Library, courtesy of Mrs. Lois Foster Blount (Donated in September 18, 1948). Shows several men standing on the ruins of Stone fort after it was destroyed.
    • SFA Lifeguard training

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Lifeguards; Pools;
    • A photograph of SFA's "Junior Life Savers" in training at the HPE pool Ron Strybos (trainer) on deck, with trainees James Smith (coming out of the pool), and Josh Martin.
    • Railroad workers

    • Railroads; Railroad employees; Railroad locomotives; Lumber industry; Men; Logs
    • A photograph of Engineer Clyde Woodward, Fireman Tom King, Brakeman Tom Sims, Car Knocker Webb Gale, and Pondman Dennis Johnson in front a steam engine.
    • 1926 Lumberjacks Baseball team

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Baseball; Athletes; Uniforms; Sports
    • A team photograph of the 1926 SFA Lumberjacks Baseball team. Bottom row: Howard Prince, Joe Davis, Everett Walker, C.N."Choe" Thompson, Sam Davis, Earl Medford, D.M. Walker. Top row: Hollis Thomas, Leo White, Lee Conner, Sam Frizzell, Eugene...
    • Stone Fort rebuilt

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Reconstructions; Buildings; Forts & fortifications; Stonework; Stone buildings
    • A photograph of three well-dressed men in front of Stone Fort after it was rebuilt in Nacogdoches, Texas.
    • Family photograph on porch of home

    • Family; Photographs; Houses; Architectural photographs; Porches
    • J.A. Thompson House; The home was located at 601 Davis Street (on the corner of 6th and Davis) in Taylor, Texas. Built in 1900 using the finest wood available, it belonged to the owner of the earliest lumber company in Taylor. By 1950, the home was...
    • Logging Locomotives

    • Railroad locomotives; Railroad locomotive industry; Railroads; Lumber industry;
    • A photograph of two logging locomotives one on the main tracks transporting lumber and the other on the side.
    • Engine #45

    • Railroads; Railroad locomotives; Lumber industry;
    • "Engine #45, built by Baldwin Locomotive works in 1923 and sold to the N&SE in 1923, specially built for logging by Baldwin; scrapped in 1952."
    • Engine #28

    • Railroads; Railroad locomotives; Railroad employees; Lumber industry; Men
    • A photograph of 5 men in front of a Rail road Locomotive with the following description "Engine #28 built in 1891 by Rogers/Rhode Island locomitive works for the Louisiana Pine bluff railroad as engine #1. Came to Nacogdoches in 1914, changed from...
    • Inside Thompson Building

    • Lumber; Lumber industry; Stockrooms; Sales personnel; Office buildings; Office equipment & supplies; Office workers; Interiors;
    • Several men standing inside the Thompson Lumber Company building located at 201 West Second Street. The railroad ran east to west behind the building. A spur was used to load and unload deliveries and shipments onto the train. As of 2012 the...
    • Steel gang

    • Railroad construction workers; Railroad construction & maintenance; African Americans; Men
    • A photograph of a predominantly African American steel gang.
    • 1942 Lumberjack Football team

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Football; Sports; Athletes; Uniforms
    • Team photograph of the 1942 SFA Lumberjacks. (Last names listed) Top row: Coach Baumgarten, Freiberger, Mills Cloninger, Murrell, Lindley, Die, Nash, Whitley, Burnett, Cole, Collier, Siedenberger & Coach Murff. Middle row: Manager HOllingsworth,...
    • Women's Field Hockey

    • Stephen F. Austin State University; Sports; Field hockey; Women; Athletic fields; Games; Universities & colleges
    • A photograph of Women's Intramural field hockey team playing a game on Birdwell Field in 1932.
    • Frost Lumberyard

    • Lumberyards; Lumber industry; Lumber;
    • A photograph of Frost Lumber Industries lumberyard with Nacogdoches in the background; lumberyard and storage buildings in the center.
    • Fenley, Robert Z.

    • Portrait drawings;
    • A portrait drawing of Robert Z. Fenley. With the following description. "Son of Zachariah and Rebecca Feneley, was born Oct. 9. 1838 in the Old Stone Fort, Nacogdoches, Texas. He died Jan. 28 1905. The following is a brief story of a tragedy which...
    • Barbershop

    • People; Interiors; Barbershops; Barbers; Equipment
    • Barbershop located on Church St., Nacogdoches, Texas; four African American men in early barbershop, ca 1900 (?). Gift of Stone Fort Museum, February, 1983.
    • Zion Hill Baptist Church

    • Churches; Buildings
    • Photograph showing the Zion Hill Baptist Church, Nacogdoches, Texas. The church was constructed in 1914. The architect was Dietrich Rulfs a native of Oldenburg, Germany who later moved to Nacogdoches, Texas. The building is a mixture of Gothic and...
    • Post Office Building

    • Post offices; Construction; Buildings
    • Post Office Building, Nacogdoches, Texas; exterior while under construction May 1917-Feb 1918, includes views of downtown square. Gift of Billy Wall, March 1989.
    • G.D. Boger's store

    • Stores & shops; Business districts; Refuse; Lampposts; Buildings; Carts & wagons; Plazas
    • Downtown Nacogdoches, Texas; G.D. Boger's store on the west side of the square, looking down Main Street on Pecan Street, 1880's. Photograph by Harrington & Casley
    • William R. Johnson

    • Universities & colleges; College administrators; College presidents;
    • Dr. William R. Johnson was named the fourth President of Stephen F. Austin State University on July 1, 1976. He was president from July 1976-July 15, 1990.

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