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Mann Family Collection

In 2002, Elizabeth Plummer Carter sent digital reproductions of photos of her grandparents and their family to The History Center. Dr. D. A. Mann was a doctor in Diboll, Texas from roughly 1906-1917. This collection contains Mann family photographs focusing on D. A. Mann, his wife Alma Sturrock Mann, and children Bertha, Eunice, Eddith, and Mary. Mrs. Carter was Bertha Mann Plummer's daughter.


Diboll's White Students and Teachers in front of the school building, early 1900's.

An Unidentified Woman, Possibly in Diboll

Earl Cromwell's Poem to Dr. Mann

Earl Cromwell's Poem to Dr. Mann

After Dr. Mann and his family moved to Beaumont, he would occasionally visit Diboll and was always warmly welcomed whenever he returned.  This poem and drawing by Earl Cromwell pay tribute to one of his return visits. 

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