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    Julia Gibbons Collection

    Summary: Donor, a descendant of the Barkley family, contributed this image. Pictured are Mrs. Melinda Elizabeth Duncan Barkley who came from Kentucky with her husband to Birdville, and her daughter, Alice, who became the first female postmistress in Texas at age 15. Additional information on the Barkley Family is kept in the Biographical Files of the Archives.

    • Photograph: Portrait of three Barkley Women taken at Titche's Downtown Portrait Studio, Dallas in 1901. Left to right: Mrs. Melinda Elizabeth Duncan Barkley (age 74), Mrs. Alice Barkley Wright (age 51), and Fannie Barkley Waller (age 77)

    Barkley Women 1901