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    • Akin, Ray B.

    • World War I; World War II; Military organizations; Coaches (Athletics)
    • Dr. Bobby H. Johnson interview with Ray B. Akin discusses his military service and involvement with the Veterans of World War I and the history of the organization. The interview took place in Ft. Worth, Texas.
    • 1937 - 1940 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1939 - 1942 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Documents; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1940 - 1944 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1942 - 1945 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1944 - 1946 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Documents; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1947 - 1949 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Documents; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1945 - 1948 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1949 - 1952 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Documents; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • 1948-1950 Funeral Register

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death; Death & burial; Diseases; Business & finance; Physicians;
    • These funeral records include the following information: where the deceased lived, died, and was buried; where and when the funeral service was held; the clergyman who performed the service and where he lived; the certifying physician and where he...
    • Embalming License, 1946

    • Morgues & mortuaries; Death & burial; Death; Documents; Business & finance; Licenses; Undertaking; Embalming;
    • License from the Texas State Board of Embalming allowing Marcus S. Garrison to "practice the Science of Embalming" for one year. The back of the license says for Oakley-Metcalf. July 22, 1946
    • Rusk High School

    • Schools; Buildings; Architecture; Educational facilities; Arches; Windows
    • The old Rusk High School on Henderson Street in Rusk, Texas, which faced Henderson Street adjacent to the old elementary school. The building, constructed of red brick, demonstrates an example of a NeoClassical Revival style of architecture...
    • Jacksonville High School

    • Buildings; Schools; Architecture; Educational facilities;
    • Two-story, red brick Neoclassical Revival Jacksonville High School building in Jacksonville, Texas. Architectural features of the building include a pyramidal hipped roof, domed towers, bracketed cornices emphasized by dentiled trim bands,...
    • Alto Men's Group Photograph

    • Buildings; Architecture; Water towers; Automobiles; Weather vanes; People
    • Group of men in Alto, Texas, in front of a Colonial Revival style one-story brick building with a hipped roof and weathervane on top. In the background are automobiles, a water tower, and an electricity generating station. List of names of those...
    • Parade

    • Parades & processions; Floats (Parades); Horses; Crowds; Business districts; Stores & shops; Storefronts; Streets; Automobiles; Architecture;
    • Jacksonville, Texas, parade with horse mounted honor guard with Gillespie's Variety Store in background as well as Cherokee Hardwar Co., Star Market. Crowds line the streets with cars and a float with outriders.
    • Liberty Hotel

    • Hotels; Buildings; Architecture; Travel; Icons;
    • The Liberty Hotel, which opened in Jacksonville, Texas, in 1920 was destroyed by fire in 1972. Built in the Mission revival style. There is a handcart along the curb of the dirt road next to the concrete steps. There is some type of banner and...
    • Rusk High School Football Team

    • Schools; Sports; Football; Coaches (Athletics);
    • Rusk, Texas, High School football team photograph, circa 1950. Names listed on front as follows: 3rd row left to right - Coach Bill McCluney, 15. Arnett Ward, 16. ?, 17. "Ox" Mcgee, 18. Cecil Harbor, 19. B. R. Baine, 20. ?, 21. George Brad...
    • Miss Robert Leake's Teaching Resume

    • Teaching; Teachers; Education; Employment; Wages;
    • Teaching resume of Rusk, Texas, school teacher Miss Bob Leake, encompassing her during the years 1916 to 1960, written out on notebook paper. It includes each of the schools where she taught, subjects, and, occasionally, her pay. She taught at...
    • Warranty Deed, 1944

    • Law & legal affairs; Business & finance; Land; Land tenure
    • Warranty deed for the sum of $5.00 paid by Ms. Maggie B. Teel paid to Bill & Dick Price for a portion of the R.B. Russell survey of land in San Augustine County.
    • Rulfs Family Photo, 1947

    • Families; Grandparents; Mothers; Children; Older people
    • Anna and Dr. Carl Henry Rulfs holding their granddaughter Sharon. Dorothy Tubbe Rulfs, Sharon's mother is standing next to them.
    • Lawrence D. Rulfs

    • Honor guards; Uniforms; Firearms; Physicians; Men
    • Lawrence D. Rulfs wearing Texas National Guard uniform. In high school, he lost his right hand from the wrist down while cleaning his gun. He had to wait for his father, Dr. Carl Henry Rulfs, to come from Nacogdoches, but the doctor arrived too...
    • Rulfs Family Photo

    • Family; Photographs; Mothers; Spouses;
    • Left to right: Dr. Carl Henry Rulfs and wife, Anna Taylor Rulfs with their son, Lawrence Dietrich in San Augustine, Texas. The men are wearing suits and ties and Anna is wearing a dress with polka dots.
    • Wedding Photo, 1946

    • Brides; Wedding clothing & dress; Weddings; Spouses; Family; Grooms (Weddings);
    • Lawrence Dietrich Rulfs and his wife, Dorothy Marie Tubbee cutting their wedding cake on June 12,1946. Dorothy is wearing Anna Raguet's wedding dress. She was the last to wear the dress. The dress can be currently found at Stone Fort Museum.
    • Littles, Elree

    • African Americans; Military uniforms; Portraits; World War II; Military service; Military personnel; Soldiers; Heraldry; Insignia; Military decorations
    • Formal army portrait of Elree Littles in his uniform. The patch at the bottom of his sleeve indicates he served overseas. The patch with two chevrons and a "T" indicates his was Technician 5th Class which was the same grade as a corporal. This rank...
    • Veteran's Hospital

    • Postal cards; Veterans; Military hospitals; Health; Military personnel; Soldiers
    • Postcard with an image of the Veteran's Hospital in Fort Miley, San Francisco. The postcard was sent to Mrs. Mandy Fears in Appleby, Texas from her son. The person sending the postcard is at the hospital.
    • Rison, Velvin

    • African Americans; Military uniforms; World War II; Military service; Military personnel; Soldiers; Insignia; Military decorations;
    • Velvin Rison wearing his army uniform. His patch indicates his was Technician 5th Class which was the same grade as a corporal. This rank was used between 1942 and 1948.
    • Funeral Home Expense book, 1944-1945

    • Funeral rites & ceremonies; Funerary facilities; Death & burial; African Americans;
    • Expense Ledger includes list of deaths on page 35 for 1956 and page 37 for 1957. The back of the leger has a list of names with gifts, possibly for a wedding. Pages 30-33 has a list of names and addresses.
    • First Baptist Church of Beckville, 1925

    • Churches; Meetings;
    • Record book of the First Baptist Church of Beckville in Panola County. Includes members and meeting minutes. October 17, 1925 - December 18, 1943.
      Note: Members A only partially scanned and found on the Church Covenant page.
    • History of E.J. Campbell School

    • African Americans; Education; Teachers; School principals; Educational facilities;
    • Short essay about the history of E.J. Campbell School. The unknown author discusses former locations, teachers, and principals. While the exact date is unknown, the essay was written after 1961.
    • Map of Burma

    • World War II; Parachuting; Military art & science; Equipment;
    • Silk map of Burma carried in parachute pack during World War II
    • Blood Chit from World War II

    • World War II; Air pilots; Military air pilots; Equipment & supplies
    • Blood Chit issued by the Department of Defense to pilots and crews operating in Hostile Territory. A Blood Chit is a promise of a reward for the flyer's life. The object was used during China-Burma-India Theater of World War II. It has a United...
    • Rison, Faye

    • African Americans; Faces; Students; Portrait photographs; Young adults
    • Portrait photograph of Faye Rison.
    • Corrigan women

    • Women; Education; Clothing & dress; Teachers; Lumber industry; Lumber camps; Lumberyards; Music;
    • Images of Emma Edens, Myrtis Sirman, Roberta Sirman, 1945 Corrigan school teacher, 1970's School children, Corrigan Saloon,

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