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    • Hughes, Lester

    • Childhood & youth; Entertainment;
    • Lester Hughes recounts his childhood in Arcadia with special attention upon the farms, schools, and social events of the community and the meeting areas, playing fields, and buildings. Hughes once lived in the house where the interviews took place...
    • Grant, Neil

    • Depressions; Education; School children; Electricity; Electric lines; Childhood & youth; Agriculture;
    • Neil Grant discusses his early childhood, his parents’ farm including crops and livestock, and his extended family
    • McFarland-Russell Letter, July 9, 1880

    • Correspondence; Family; Business & finance; Gardening; Friendship; Childhood & youth
    • From R.C. McFarland to R.E. Russell. Mr. McFarland writes about family and friends. He discusses the progress and growth of his children. He talks about being busy with the yard work, fish fries, and visiting friends. He also writes about plans...
    • Cub Scouts, 1968

    • Boys; Clubs; Childhood & youth; Children's art
    • A group of African American boys preparing for a musical program. The back of the picture says "Den 3 Pack 514 Cub Scouts with a cardboard stage set show boat they made for a musical program we did. Nacogdoches, Texas" 1968
    • Cub Scouts, 1968

    • Boys; Clubs; Childhood & youth; Children's art
    • African American members of Cub Scout Den 3, Pack 514, in Nacogdoches, Texas, preparing for a musical program. They are making a cardboard show boat for the stage set. 1968
    • Cub Scouts, 1968

    • Boys; Clubs; Childhood & youth; Children's art
    • African American members of Cub Scout Den 3, Pack 514, in Nacogdoches, Texas, preparing for a musical program. They are making a cardboard show boat for the stage set. 1968
    • Howe-Piper Letter, May 28, 1900

    • Correspondence; Home food processing; Cookery; Food; Clothing & dress; Textiles; Pottery; Plants; Transportation; Carts & wagons; Horns (Animal); Manners & customs; Childhood & youth; Children; Health; Bathing
    • Letter from Edgar Wellington Howe, Bayambang, Philippines to his daughter, Gertrude. Edgar gives his daughter a detailed account of what he sees in the Philippines. He writes about certain types of food and food storage, social customs, women's...
    • Letters from Jimmy, June 17, 1933

    • Letters; Children; Childhood & youth; Grandparents; Summer; Envelopes; Games; Farm life; Country life; Gardening; Gardens; Hunting; Hay; Cattle; Sunburns;
    • A set of four notes and letters included in one envelope addressed to Mr. Albert Thomas in Houston and stamped in Nacogdoches, Texas on June 17, 1933. Some of the letters are to Albert, but others are written to Lera.
    • Letter from Jimmy, June 15, 1934

    • Letters; Children; Childhood & youth; Grandparents; Summer; Oil wells;
    • A letter dated June 15, 1934 from Jimmy Thomas to his mother Mrs. Albert Thomas in Houston. The letter is two pages front and back and includes the envelope. The back of the first page contains a note from Jimmy's grandmother to her daughter,...
    • Jimmy on a Snow Day

    • Snow; Houses; Sheds; Snowmen; Dogs; Animals; Children; Childhood & youth; Photographs;
    • A 5" x 7" black and white image of Jimmy Thomas posing with his newly constructed snowman with his dog standing to the left. The snowman has a hat and a belt. In the background is the side or back porch of a house with white siding. There is a...
    • Thomas and Parsons August 1938

    • Letters; Letterheads; Legislators; Family; Friendship; Government officials; Hospitals; Employment; Childhood & youth; Animal feeding; Animals; Farms; Political patronage; Politicians; Schools;
    • Correspondence between Albert Thomas and his aunt Hattie Thomas Parsons of Nacogdoches, Texas in August 1938. Parsons writes reminscing on Thomas' childhood. She also asks Thomas to help her friend Gene Lynch secure a job. Thomas responds saying he...
    • Baby Portrait in Metal Frame

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth;
    • A baby sitting on a wicker chair. The chair appears to be indoor furniture. The baby is wearing a full length white colored dress that has designed ruffles around the collar, including the sleeves and around the skirt. The baby is barefooted and...
    • Man, Boy, and a Corn Cobbed Pipe

    • Childhood & youth; Youth;
    • Black and white photo of a man and a young boy in front of a house. The man is wearing white pants, dark jacket, and a top hat. The little boy is wearing jacket with a corn cob pipe in his mouth. The man is standing with his hand in his pant's...
    • Portrait of a Young Girl in a Bonnet

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth;
    • A girl toddler is sitting on a unstained wooden table. She is wearing a white bonnet that is fastened in a bow tie. The bonnet's ruffles frame around her face. She is wearing a knee-high dress with short sleeves. Also, she is wearing a glossy white...
    • Portrait of Toddler and Table

    • Portraits; Childhood & youth; Youth;
    • On a cardboard style photo frame, sits a oval shaped photo of a young child about two to five years old standing next to a table with alphabet blocks and a book on it. The child is wearing a white, long sleeve dress. The child is also wearing black...
    • 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...


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