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    Devore O. Burch Collection

    Summary: This collection consists of manuscripts, photograph copies, and copy machine copies of photographs and documents.  The collection pertains to the Babb family farm, farm life, and the Babb family.  It also includes information on the surrounding area. 

    • Paper: "Country Music" by donor; "When Buck and Callie Babb moved their family of 10 children from the green hills of Tennessee to Texas..." Four typescript pages dated September 10, 1987
    • Paper: "The Babb Storm Cellar" by donor, two typescript pages, n.d.
    • Paper: "My Babb Grandparents", three typescript pages dated January 21, 1985
    • Paper: "Brooms and Broomoorn", three typescript pages dated September 14, 1985 (describes how to make a broom)
    • Typescript list: 10 children of Archibald Crawford Babb and Mary Callie Hunt Babb with birth and death dates, burial locations. Last line states "Lucy Pearl Babb (b. 5-28-1899) Disappeared in 1935 - no known trace"
    • Photograph: Mary Ruth McKilthen "daughter of Lucy" Babb McKilthen (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: "A.C. Babb Home" with Babb Family Colleyville, Texas, 1904 (copy image; family retained original)
    • "A.C. Babb Home" with Babb Family Colleyville, Texas, 1904 "Log house inside house" (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Pleasant Run School Babb children marked, 1905, 1906 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Pleasant Run School with teachers named, Babb children marked, 1906, 1906 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Mary Chasone Babb Cox with son, Howard, 1915 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Sarah Frances Babb, Jessie Babb Averett with son, Darriss, 1916 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Minnie J. Babb , 1912 (copy image; family retained original) "Simpson Studio 49 1/2 Main Street Fort Worth, Texas"
    • Photograph: "Cox or Hall son", 1915 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Minnie Josephine, Lucy, and Sarah Frances Babb Burch (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: "Dude and Lela on Wedding Day", Anderson Carter Babb, Lela Blevins Babb1917 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Shug Brooks, Mattie Werms Babb sisters, 1900 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Versline Hall, daughter of Virginia Babb Hall, 1929 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Samuel Babb, oldest son of Archibald Crawford Babb, 1895 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Sarah Frances Babb Burch, 1920 "Simpson Studio 49 1/2 Main Street Fort Worth, Texas" (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: William Herbert Babb, 1920 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Minnie Josephine Babb , 1905 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: A.E. Babb, 1934 "North Fort Worth Texas" (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Hobart Babb , 1920 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Mary Chasone Babb Cox with son, Howard, 1915 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photographs: Various family group shots (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Bedaut House on Glade Rd., 1919 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Jessie Babb Foust "Frank Simpson Studio 501 1/2 Main Street Fort Worth, Texas over Western Union" (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photographs: "Christmas Day, Corner of Belknap and Bluff Street, 1924"(copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Lucy Pearl Babb McKilthen (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Martha Babb Brooks (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: A.C. and Callie Babb (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: DeVore Burch, 1919 (age two) (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: "Aunt Lossie" Lossie Brinnenstool Shackalford, "sister of Mary Callie"(copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Virginia Babb Hall and 3 daughters (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Lela Blevins Babb (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: "DeVore Burch on Selina" (young boy on horse) "at Babb home site Colleyville, 1915 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Mary Callie Babb with grandson, DeVore Burch, 1920 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Hobart Babb on farm, Colleyville, 1920 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Jacob Babb, 1870 (very dark copy) (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Babb residence - 2013 North Clinton Avenue, Fort Worth, Texas (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Julia Benny Babb (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Eunice Autry Babb (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Three female figures peering into "Well at Colleyville home" (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: A.C. Babb, Jr. (copy image; family retained original)
    • Photograph: Archibald Crawford and Mary Callie Babb "at home in Colleyville," 1927 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Post Card: "Burning Oil Tank Fort Worth, Texas" 1916 (copy image; family retained original)
    • Motor Vehicle Registrations, State of Texas, 1918
    • Hand written recipe for "red ant killer" (copy)
    • Hand written remedy for "chills" (copy)