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[Letter on gambling]

Description: A letter on gambling, the letter reads, "These are your boys and I think you would want to send a little money for them especially where you've been the one who runs us of. When I was with you I save all I could and you didn't even respect me and gambled with negroes and was arrested weren't you you are making $200.00 a month so I think you ----"
Date: 19XX
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of a young woman in a convertible]

Description: Photograph of a young woman with fair, curly hair behind the wheel of a convertible automobile parked in a parking lot. A young boy in a striped shirt, mostly obstructed by the convertible, has one foot on the curb as he approaches the concrete sidewalk in front of the parking lot. A bicycles stands on the sidewalk, supported by its kickstand. Another automobile is parked on the other side of the convertible, and a third automobile and a truck can be seen on the other side of the parking lot. In the background, a row of small houses lines a street and fades into the distance.
Date: [1947..1955]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Keepsake and letter]

Description: Scan of a keepsake next to a letter, the letter reads "I made this little keepsake from a counter---- which was woven by my grandmother from home --- thread and given to my mother on her wedding day May 15, 1834. Mother, December 25, 1915. Two negro women with a child were given her also - wouldn't they make queer bridal presents for this century? Who can say Christianity is not making ----!"
Date: 1843/1915
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Byrd Williams store window]

Description: Photograph of the Westcliff Studio window for the Byrd Williams photographer and custom frames operated by Byrd Williams III. This photograph serves as the cover for Byrd Williams IV book, Proof: Photographs from Four Generations of a Texas Family.
Date: [1950..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Hand tinted portrait of woman, 2]

Description: Painting by an unidentified woman, presumed to be painted by Doris Stiles Williams, Byrd III's wife. The woman in the painting is posing in a sheer-top blue dress, wearing a red lipstick on her lips smiling widely for her portrait.
Date: [1950..]
Creator: Williams, Doris Stiles
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A row of statues overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Point Lobos in California]

Description: Photograph of a row of classical statues overlooking the Pacific Ocean near Point Lobos in California, imported by millionaire Adolph Sutro, from Belgium just before the 20th century. The statues rested on the parapet at Sutro Heights.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Mountain landscape]

Description: Photograph of mountains in a desert landscape. The mountains are covered in small shrubs. A few clouds can be seen in the sky above.
Date: [1900..1930]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Lake landscape]

Description: Photograph of a lake that is surrounding a little island, a forest of trees and mountains enclose the space.
Date: [1900..1930]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Jr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Dance school boys]

Description: Photograph of four boys from a dance school in sequined underwear posing for a photo. Byrd Williams III's studio specialty was ballet. This photo was taken during one of the many $1-per-shot school and event sessions.
Date: 1948
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), III
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Family photo album]

Description: Photograph of the cover of a family photo album belonging to Byrd Moore Williams, on a wooden tabletop. The front cover is decorated with an image of a bird along the left edge, leaves and vines, and other decorative elements.
Date: unknown
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[First day at UT]

Description: Photograph of a large group of students on their first day at the University of Texas in 1902. Byrd Williams Sr. traveled to Austin from Gainesville to photograph his son, Byrd Jr. who is somewhere in the crowd.
Date: 1902
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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