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Governor Hogg commemorative plate
Title: Governor Hogg commemorative plate
Description: Plate commemorating Governor Hogg, white and brown. Obverse: Image of Governor Hogg with the Texas State Capitol building as backdrop and a pattern of tree branches and leaves. Reverse: James Stephen Hogg, 1851-1906, Attorney General 1887-1906. First native-born governor of Texas, 1891-1895. The Hogg Laws. The people took action... a new leaf was turned. Upon it is written in golden letters, emblazoned by the pride and affection of the sovereign hosts, Five Laws for the protection of themselves and their posterity... Old English Staffordshire Ware. Adams Est. 1657, England. Jonroth England.
Description: Historical Note: Velma H. Vandervoort, a member of the Francis Cooke Van Zandt Chapter of the Daughters of the Republic of Texas (DRT) in Fort Worth, was responsible for securing Governor Hogg commemorative plates during the centennial of his birth in 1951. The plates were delayed by three years from the manufacturer in England and became a financial burden to the DRT because they were received too late for a successful sale during the commemorative year.
Description: Related Collection: Texas Governor James Stephen Hogg records at the Texas State Archives, and Vandervoort (Velma H) Papers at the Texas Collection and University Archives, Baylor University.
Citation information: ATF0016a, Artifacts collection. Archives and Information Services Division, Texas State Library and Archives Commission.
Copyright information: This image is in the Public Domain under the laws of the United States. The Item and its design depicted in this image may be protected by copyright, patents, trademarks, or other related rights. You are free to use this image in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use. Unless expressly stated otherwise, Texas State Library and Archives Commission makes no warranties about the Item and cannot guarantee the accuracy of this Rights Statement. You are responsible for your own use. Please contact the Texas State Library and Archives Commission for more information. You may need to obtain other permissions for your intended use. For example, other rights such as publicity, privacy or moral rights may limit how you may use the material.
Size or duration: 9.75 in diameter x 0.8 in height