Wedding Shoes

Wedding Shoes

Date: 1907
Creator: unknown
Description: Pair of white kid ladies' shoes. Styled with pointed-toes, the white kid leather upper has a vamp decorated with geometric and stylized foliate designs in crystal beads. The shoes secure across instep with single ribbon tie on each, creating a "peep" just above toes. Lined in white leather. Natural brown leather sole. Heel is of medium height, rounded at back and tapering slightly to base. Similar to what would become a Cuban heel. Maker's code stamped inside: "35-C 3021" Worn by Norma Tiemann at her marriage to Val L. Lehmann in Brenham, Texas in 1907.
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[Photograph of Dix Turnbox]

[Photograph of Dix Turnbox]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dalco Photography
Description: Photograph of a horse named Dix Turnbox on the W. A. Buckley Ranch in Brenham, Texas. The horse is shown from the neck upward.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, December 7, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress, December 7, 1864]

Date: December 7, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter from the David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" (Clara Fentress). The letter is badly faded. It appears to inform the recipient that the writer is about to take a trip of several days. The trip may have been delayed so he can "wait until all danger is past."
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Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: Brenham

Portal to Texas History Newspaper OCR Text Dataset: Brenham

Date: November 12, 2015
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Dataset of OCR text from The Portal to Texas History and the Texas Digital Newspaper Program. This dataset includes titles from Brenham Texas from the years 1876 to 1923. Titles included in this dataset include: Brenham Banner, Brenham Daily Banner, Brenham Daily Banner-Press, Brenham Evening Press, Brenham Weekly Banner, Brenham WEekly Banner-Press, and The Daily Banner. In all there are 10,720 issues comprised of 50,368 pages of text.
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[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - December 7, 1864]

[Transcript of Letter from David Fentress to Clara Fentress - December 7, 1864]

Date: December 7, 1864
Creator: unknown
Description: Transcript of a letter from the David Fentress to "My Dear Wife" (Clara Fentress). The letter is badly faded. It appears to inform the recipient that the writer is about to take a trip of several days. The trip may have been delayed so he can "wait until all danger is past."
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864]

[Letter from David Fentress to his wife Clara, February 27, 1864]

Date: February 27, 1864
Creator: Fentress, David
Description: Letter written by David Fentress to his wife stating that his brigade has been furloughed and requesting that she come to collect him in Bastrop. He has been sick since the party at Colonel Groce's and she needs to bring a wagon or ambulance to move him.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections