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Price-Hall Family Collection

Identifier: A-0250
This collection consists of Price – Hall family letters, photographs and newspaper clippings about the family.


  • 1906-1955



1.50 Cubic Feet

Biographical or Historical Information

The Price – Hall family was a family of prominent businessmen in East Texas and Louisiana. Elijah Price moved to Logansport, Louisiana in 1897 from San Augustine, Texas to become a partner in the N.J. Caraway & Co. general merchandise store. They had a funeral business as well. Elijah Price was a colonel in the Civil War and owned a steamboat which was used on the Sabine River until the introduction of the railroad to Logansport. Elijah’s sons were also in the Caraway & Co. business becoming presidents of the company. Smith Price was a prominent banker in East Texas during the oil boom and became President of the Longview National Bank.

Related Materials

Mary Louisa Johnson Boone Collection. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-90 William Hall Price Letters. ETRC Personal & Family Collection. A-190
Guide to the Price-Hall Family Collection
Jenna Smith

Repository Details

Part of the East Texas Research Center Repository