TABLE OF CONTENTS


Overview of the Collection

Scope and Contents

Index Terms

Administrative Information

Detailed Description of the Collection

Family Materials

Photographs

Ball Family Collection



Overview of the Collection

Accession No.: MA06-5
Repository: Texas/Dallas History & Archives, Dallas Public Library
1515 Young St
Dallas, TX 75201
Creator: Ball Family
Title: Ball Family Collection
Dates: 1890-1980
Quantity: 2 Boxes
Language: The records are in English.

Scope and Contents

The Ball Family Collection contains materials relating to J. Winston Ball, a pharmacist, his wife, Eva Blakeney Ball and their only son J. Winston Ball Jr. Also within the collection are genealogical materials relating to the Ball Family. The collection has a range of family photographs. Many of them have detailed descriptions written on the back which might give researchers more insight into the Ball family.

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Index Terms

This record series is indexed under the following controlled access subject terms.

Persons:

Ball, Dr. J. Winston Sr.
Ball, J. Winston Jr.
Ball, Eva Blakeney

Family Names:

Ball

Places:

Dallas (Tex.)
Cleburne (Tex.)

Subjects:

Family History

Titles:

Ball Family Collection

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Administrative Information

Preferred Citation

MA06-5 Ball Family Collection Texas/Dallas History & Archives Division, Dallas Public Library

Processing Information

Processed by Bryan McKinney

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Detailed Description of the Collection

Family Materials
1 a Register
1 Autobiographical Information and Genealogy.
2 Genealogy Photocopies. Old Photographs.
3 Dr. J. Winston Ball Materials
Want Book and Catalog of Owens Bottles.
Notebook kept by Dr. Ball with prescriptions inside. Cleburne, Texas. October 20th 1908
Prescription.
W.S. Kirby Wholesale Druggist Catalog. 1314 Elm.
1 4 Eva Blakeney "Chap Book". Book kept with notes and opinions on her dates. 1909
5 J. Winston Ball Jr. Materials.
6 Beaumont Enterprise Clippings. November 8 1925
7 Various Newsclippings.
8 Obituaries. Dr. J. Winston Ball Sr. and Eva Ball.
9 Postcards. Cleburne, Texas and France.
10 Dallas Brewery Materials.
2 J. Winston Ball Jr. Certificates.
Camp Dallas Certificate June 1, 1935
Reserve Officers' Training Corps. Second Lieutenant. September 15, 1936
Reserve Officers' Training Corps. First Lieutenant. March 19, 1937
Photographs
2 MA06-5/1 James Winston Ball Jr. Various Childhood pictures.
MA06-5/2 James Winston Ball Sr. Various Photographs and Portraits.
MA06-5/3 James Winston Ball Jr. Various Photographs and Portraits.
MA06-5/4 James Winston Ball Sr. Various Childhood pictures.
MA06-5/5 Eva Lucille Blakeney Ball. Various Photographs and Portraits.
MA06-5/6 h-7 Class, Robert E Lee School. J. Winston Ball in front.
MA06-5/7 Woodrow Wilson High School ROTC. J. Winston Ball in second row.
MA06-5/8 Ball Family group photographs.
MA06-5/9 Interior view of Urbish Drug Store.
MA06-5/10 Eva Blakoney Ball. Various Childhood pictures and portraits.
MA06-5/11 Ball Family Homestead in Cleburne, Texas.
MA06-5/12 Kirby's Drug Store. Other Businesses in picture: Smart Style Shop, Oriental Art, United Sample Shop and Kress 5-10 Store. Banner in background "Greater Medical Centre Campaign"
MA06-5/13 Various cemetery shots of Ball Family Gravestones.
MA06-5/14 Various photographs of Dr. John Lewis Ball
MA06-5/15 Miscellaneous Ball Family pictures, many have identification on back.