Military Drill

Military Drill

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a soldier performing a military drill at the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904. There is a crowd formed around the edges of the large field, and there are trees and buildings in the background.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997

Date: 1997
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 533.
Contributing Partner: Texas State Historical Association
[Emma Phillippi standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX]

[Emma Phillippi standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX]

Date: 1937
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX. Phillippi is wearing a dark jacket and skirt, dark shoes, hat, and she is holding a dark colored purse in her right hand. She is standing on the first step leading to the entrance of the building. A sign near the door reads: OPEN 8-5.
Contributing Partner: Fort Bend Museum
[Photographs of the Texas Exhibit at the World's Fair, St. Louis]

[Photographs of the Texas Exhibit at the World's Fair, St. Louis]

Date: 1904
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographs of the Texas exhibit in the Agricultural Building at the World's Fair in St. Louis. A sign on the exhibit says "Wise men of the East behold the Star of Texas."
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis
[Photograph of McDougall Whaleback Passenger Boat]

[Photograph of McDougall Whaleback Passenger Boat]

Date: [1893..1900]
Creator: Hartley
Description: Photograph of the McDougall Whaleback Passenger Boat, "Christopher Columbus." On the back of the photo is printed information about the boat, which was built for the World's Fair and held the title of "The Largest Excursion Boat in the World."
Contributing Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.