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Descriptive Summary

Creator Sketch

Scope and Contents

Restrictions

Subjects

Administrative Information

Description of Series

Inventory

University of Texas, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

A Guide to the R. L. Williams Family Photographs, ca. 1900-1939



Descriptive Summary

Creator: Williams, R. L.
Title R. L. Williams Family Photographs, ca. 1900-1939
Identification: AR 96-026
Extent 1 in.; 166 gelatin silver photographic prints
Language English.
Repository Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

Creator Sketch

Robert L. Williams owned and operated the McDade Pottery (which opened in January of 1893) and the McDade Mercantile Company in McDade, Texas. Williams also served as a director with the McDade Guaranty State Bank. His son Albert Paye Williams, Sr., continued the businesses until World War II.

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Scope and Contents

These black and white photographs, primarily 4x6 inches and smaller, are family pictures from the estate of R. L. Williams. Included are family vacation photos, portraits, and candid family scenes. There is also a picture of John Nance Garner disembarking from a plane and greeting his family.

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Restrictions

Unrestricted access.

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Subjects

Children--Pictorial works.
Family--Pictorial works.
Travel--Pictorial works.

Persons

Garner, John Nance, 1868-1967--Photographs
Williams, R. L.--Archives

Places

Brussels (Belgium)--Photographs.
Rome (Italy)--Photographs.
Texas--Photographs.
Venice (Italy)--Photographs.

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

R. L. Williams Family Photographs, ca. 1900-1939, The Center for American History, The University of Texas at Austin

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Detailed Description of the Collection

 

Inventory

box
3Y189.1 Photographs: identified, labeled, or dated
Photographs: unidentified

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