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    • Textile or General Store

    • Storefronts; Stores & shops; Textile industry; Textile labels; Textiles; Men; Children; Thread; Display cards; Hats; Stained glass; Architecture; Columns; Mirrors; African Americans; Awnings; Cash registers;
    • Four men are standing in a textile store, presumably on the square or plaza of downtown Nacogdoches. In addition, there are two boys in the middle aisle of the store. To the far left, a woman and a young girl are sitting at a counter. The young...
    • Textile or General Store

    • Storefronts; Stores & shops; Textile industry; Textile labels; Textiles; Men; Children; Thread; Display cards; Hats; Stained glass; Architecture; Columns; Mirrors; African Americans; Awnings; Cash registers;
    • Four men are standing in a textile store, presumably on the square or plaza of downtown Nacogdoches. In addition, there are two boys in the middle aisle of the store. To the far left, a woman and a young girl are sitting at a counter. The young...
    • Spinning wheel

    • Spinning apparatus; Yarn; Thread
    • Used to spin thread or yarn, this is a great, or walking, type spinning wheel commonly used during the 19th century. The entire piece is made of dark brown varnished wood with an overall length of seven feet. The 3.5 foot wheel is attached to main...
    • Bone Letter, August 1862

    • Correspondence; Health; Military life; Civil War
    • Camp near Washington, Arkansas. Dr. Bone to Minerva: he is tired from his long march from Tyler, health is good since leaving, requests a pair of shoes and more clothes and a small mattress and gloves, they are headed for Little Rock. Note: There...
    • Blake account with Bondis & Leusch

    • Business & finance; Stores & shops; Grocers; Selling; Merchants; Merchants' exchanges; Shopping; Prices; Food prices
    • Blake's account with Bondis & Leusch for purchases made between November 5, 1844 and December 22, 1845. Some purchases include different fabrics, thread, buttons, frock coat, tobacco, pants, candles, nails, sugar, coffee, etc. Payment was recieved...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 18

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in its city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Nacogdoches City Minutes, Vol. 18

    • Government employees; Government regulation; Government policy; Government officials; Meetings;
    • The history of the governmental body of Nacodgoches has been recorded in it's city council minutes. The City Council consists of five elected members including a mayor and four council members. The group is responsible for establishing the policies...
    • Black feathers

    • Feathers
    • These long black feathers are gathered at the base with three short feathers and peach colored thread. The tall hair-like feathers each end in a tulip shaped plume. Also attached to the base is a cream colored tag. The feathers could be used as a...
    • Spindle

    • Spinning apparatus
    • This grooved spindle from a spinning wheel has a wooden base with two turned wooden upright pieces that form a 'U' shape. Across the top of the assembly a pointed metal rod is attached with string and corn husk bindings. One end of the rod is...
    • Flax break

    • Flax; Cotton; Agricultural machinery & implements; Equipment
    • This flax break is a handmade wooden device used to chop flax straw. It is used in processing the hair-like fibers of the flax plant into linen thread.
    • Scutching bat

    • Flax; Agricultural machinery & implements
    • The wooden scutching bat has a wide end narrowing to almost a point on the opposite end. A handle on the wide end extends beyond the body of the slightly cureved board. The tool was used to loosen fibers from flax used to make linen thread.
    • Beaded necklace

    • Beads; Necklaces; Jewelry
    • One hundred fifty three small ceramic beads strung on thread make up this bracelet found near San Augustine, Texas. Twenty four of the rounded beads are white or ivory, while the remainder are varying shades of blue.
    • Woman's bonnet

    • Bonnets; Clothing & Dress; Hats
    • This off-white woman's bonnet has a bill with multiple rows of stitching in cream thread arranged in groups of three. The bonnet has ties on either side of the bill, and ruffled portions to cover the wearer's neck and hair. The edging of the bill,...
    • Beaded bracelet

    • Beads; Jewelry; Bracelets;
    • Native American beads of various shapes, sizes, and colors are strung on white thread to form a bracelet.

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