Edward B. (Jerry) Baker Aerial Photos Collection, 1969-1986
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Brief Description:

Scope and content

This collection consists mostly of aerial photographs and negatives of Nacogdoches, area industrial buildings, and schools (1960s-1980s).

Items researchers might find interesting

~Eight photographs taken inside the courtroom during the Edward Otho Haggins murder case featuring prominent figures during the trial. It began in February 1961 when the murder occurred. Haggins and Elsie Marie Milner were caught, tried, indicted, and convicted by June 1961. It is one of only two capital murder trials in Nacogdoches.

~Two images show fire damage to the International Paper Mill. This was one of two major fires that hit Nacogdoches in 1984 (the other destroyed the downtown mall).

Held at:
East Texas Research Center
1936 North Street
Nacogdoches, TX 75961
Phone: 936-468-4636
Email: asketrc [at] sfasu.edu
Record Series Number: A/43
Volume: 0.0
Arrangement:

This collection consists of five folders in one box.

[Mr. Baker made notes about each photograph/negative with (#) after it. The computer file with those notes was misplaced. The (#)’s will remain until it is rediscovered and those notes are added to the finding aid. ]

Folder 1

Series 1: Nacogdoches

    Item 1: Colonial Hills (#11)

    Item 2: Colonial Hills (April 15, 1969) (#31)

    Item 3: Colonial Hills (January, 1972) (#30)

    Item 4: Colonial Hills w/ University Dr. dead ending into Austin (January, 1972) (#51)

    Item 5: Colonial Hills (January, 1972) (#51)

    Item 6: Stereoscopic pictures of Colonial Hills (#49)

    Item 7: Fredonia Hotel, building Stone Fort Drive-in (#1)

    Item 8: Fredonia Hotel (part of aircraft caught in picture) (same as item 7) (March, 1972) (#6)

    Item 9: Fredonia Hotel (part of aircraft caught in picture) (same as item 6) (March, 1972) (#7)

    Item 10: Fredonia Hotel (#8)

    Item 11: Holiday Inn under construction on North Street (April 15, 1969) (#28)

    Item 12: Holiday Inn under construction on North Street (April 15, 1969) (#28)

    Item 13: four negatives (three of the Holiday Inn, one of SFASU campus) (#28)

    Item 14: Memorial Hospital (center complex), Pecan at bottom (#2)

    Item 15: Northview Plaza (January, 1972) (#50)

    Item 16: North View Plaza (Gibbson to right) (January 29, 1974) (#57)

    Item 17: Pecan Park (March, 1972) (#48)

    Item 18: Roselake where Winifred and Martel hall (Where Wal-Mart is now 1999) (January, 1972) (#52)

    Item 19: Aerial photograph of Nacogdoches flood (Butt Street, Nibco, University Drive, East Main) (#54)

    Item 20: Park Ave. under construction, East Main, Oak Grove Cemetery, Burgess Poultry (Burned) Edward B. Baker AVP & Auditor (December 13, 1970) (#55)

    Item 21: Oak Grove Cemetery, Park Avenue, University Drive (#56)

Folder 2

Series 2: Nacogdoches Schools

    Item 22: High School (#4)

    Item 23: High School (#5)

    Item 24: High School (#10)

    Item 25: High School (January, 1972) (#53)

    Item 26: High School (January, 1972) (#53)

    Item 27: Football stadium (Homer Bryce stadium under construction) Edward B. Baker AVP & Auditor (January 23, 1972) (#58)

    Item 28: [Homer Bryce] Stadium being built (#9)

    Item 29: SFA campus dated (April 15, 1969) (#32)

    Item 30: Shelton Gym and old swimming pool (taken from east towards the west) (#47)

    Item 31: Griffith Park on [SFASU] campus toward North St., infrared camera or film probably improperly taken, Infrared film Jerry Baker (November, 1969) (duplicate photographs) (Not numbered)

    Item 32: negative (old SFASU football stadium) (#44)

    Item 33: negative (old SFASU football stadium) (#44)

    Item 34: film negatives (two strips of three, one single) (two photographs of SFASU Austin building) (#45)

    Item 35: Six negatives (three of SFASU campus and one of Main street Nacogdoches) (Not numbered)

Folder 3

Series 3: Industry

    Item 36: Buddy Anderson’s Feed Mill (#46)

    Item 37: Gay Products Aluminum Lawn Chair Products (April 15, 1969) (#34)

    Item 38: International Paper and its negative (April 15, 1969) (#19)

    Item 39: International Paper dated (April 15, 1969) (#20)

    Item 40: International Paper dated (April 15, 1969) (#21)

    Item 41: International Paper dated (April 15, 1969) (#33)

    Item 42: International Paper dated (April 15, 1969) (#33)

    Item 43: International Paper Mill (April 15, 1969) (Not numbered)

    Item 44: International Paper construction site (April, 1986) (#12)

    Item 45: International Paper construction site (labeled “Guide Print Enclosed Do Not Discard”) (April, 1986) (#13)

    Item 46: International Paper construction site (April, 1986) (#14)

    Item 47: International Paper construction site (April, 1986) (#15)

    Item 48: International Paper construction site (April, 1986) (#16)

    Item 49: International Paper construction site (April, 1986) (#17)

    Item 50: International Paper construction site (April, 1986) (#18)

    Item 51: International Paper fire in 1984 photos 1986 (#22)

    Item 52: four negatives of International Paper Mill (#23)

    Item 53: three negatives of International Paper Mill (#23)

    Item 54: four negatives (#26)

    Item 55: four negatives (#27)

    Item 56: four strips of film negatives (three images each) (two of baseball diamonds) (#43)

    Item 57: Texas Farm Products (March, 1969) (#3)

    Item 58: Lufkin Paper mill from West of Nac & airport Early 1966 (March, 1967) (Not numbered)

Folder 4

Series 4: Edward Otho Haggins Murder Trial

    Item 59: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (left to right: Jack Pierce, Elsie Marie Milner, Edward Otho Haggins, Marion Holt) (Sam Malone in back) (#35)

    Item 60: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (#36)

    Item 61: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (#37)

    Item 62: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (#38)

    Item 63: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (M. C. Roebuck police chief) (#39)

    Item 64: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (#40)

    Item 65: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (#41)

    Item 66: Edward Otho Haggins murder trial (Nat Gartman (district clerk) w/ cigar on left and Jack Pierce (w/ back turned)) (Marion Holt (black suit)) (#42)

Folder 5:

Series 5: Miscellaneous

    Item 67: three negatives (#24)

    Item 68: four negatives (#25)

    Item 69: three negatives of the inside of the aircraft (#29)

    Item 70: Three strips of negatives, three negatives each (#59)

Subject Index
Aerial photography -- Texas -- Nacogdoches
International Paper Company
Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- Photograph collections
Nacogdoches (Tex.) -- Trials, litigation, etc.
Photographs
Photography -- Negatives
Languages of Materials
English [eng]