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 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Travis Downs, Marshall Educator]

[Travis Downs, Marshall Educator]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Mr. Travis Downs was a teacher and administrator in the Marshall Public Schools. Born in Longview in 1910, he was educated in Marshall schools. He received his Bachelor and Master degrees from Bishop College in music and education. He began teaching in Marshall at Hillside School in 1936. Soon he became principal at Dunbar. In 1970 he was promoted to the administrative staff of MISD. He retired in 1976 and died on March 9, 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall]

[Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall]

Date: August 14, 2006
Creator: unknown
Description: Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall stands on North Grove Street where it intersects with W. Houston. The front of the church faces west with its traditional Anglican facade incorporating a tower, a series of arches and a trefoil. Beginning with the entrance at right, one then sees the sanctuary at center and then a newer fellowship wing at left, connected by a covered walkway. The original rectory and education wings are behind the main buildings. The congregation organized in 1850; but the first church building was delayed until Reconstruction.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Troops Entering League City]

[Troops Entering League City]

Date: 1915
Creator: Maurer
Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of World War I troops entering downtown League City, Texas. A goat accompanies the group of army men as they walk downtown. On the left is a two-story building that houses the League City Post Office, a shoe company, and a general store.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Truck Transports Books to New Library]

[Truck Transports Books to New Library]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: When the new Marshall Public Library was built in 1973, a box truck transported sacks of books from the old library to the new site.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Truck Transports Library Books]

[Truck Transports Library Books]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: When Marshall Public Library was built, a truck was used to transport materials from one site to another, c1973. The load here consisted of bags and boxes of donated items which the community was encouraged to contribute.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
True veterans of Texas : an authentic account of the Battle of San Jacinto : a complete list of heroes who fought, bled and died at San Jacinto : doubtful points cleared up

True veterans of Texas : an authentic account of the Battle of San Jacinto : a complete list of heroes who fought, bled and died at San Jacinto : doubtful points cleared up

Date: 1890
Creator: Houston, Sam; Burnett, David Gouverneur & Winters, J. W.
Description: An account of the Battle of San Jacinto written by Sam Houston and sent to David G. Burnett, President of the Republic of Texas. Cover title. "Presented for publication by J.W. Winters, Bigfoot, Texas."
Contributing Partner: Dallas Public Library
[La Tunisia Restaurant]

[La Tunisia Restaurant]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Postcard of waitresses, wearing "Arabian" costumes, standing among the tables in the main dining room of the La Tunisia restaurant in Dallas, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Heritage Village
Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1899-1900, Part 7--Texas, Geography and Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas with Detailed Descriptions of the Cretaceous Formations and Special Reference to Artesian Waters

Twenty-first Annual Report of the United States Geological Survey to the Secretary of the Interior 1899-1900, Part 7--Texas, Geography and Geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas with Detailed Descriptions of the Cretaceous Formations and Special Reference to Artesian Waters

Date: 1901
Creator: Hill, Robert T.
Description: Scientific report covering the geography and geology of the Black and Grand Prairies, Texas. Provides extensive discussion of artesian conditions in the counties of: Wise, Parker, Hood, Erath, Eastland, Comanche, Brown, Mills, Hamilton, Lampasas, Burnet, Somervell, Bosque, Coryell, Travis, Williamson, Bell, McLennan, Hill, Johnson, Tarrant, Denton, Cooke, Dallas, Ellis, Grayson, Lamar, Red River, Fannin, Collin, Hunt, Kaufman, Navarro, Falls, and Milam. Includes photographs, diagrams, and maps.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
[Two Children Holding Hands]

[Two Children Holding Hands]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a young boy and girl standing outdoors and holding hands. The boy is wearing a sailor suit and the girl is wearing a dress with a bow in her hair.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Two Children Holding Hands]

[Two Children Holding Hands]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a young boy and girl standing outdoors and holding hands. The boy is wearing a sailor suit and the girl is wearing a dress with a bow in her hair.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library