[Dedication of the "Little Rock Schoolhouse" Museum:  A Marker is Unveiled]

[Dedication of the "Little Rock Schoolhouse" Museum: A Marker is Unveiled]

Date: April 14, 1978
Creator: unknown
Description: A marker commemorating the conversion of Mineral Wells' first school to a museum. "The Little Rock Schoolhouse" was built in 1884, and though tuition was charged to the students to pay the teacher, the school building, itself, was built by the city. A granite marker to commemorate the conversion of the school to a museum was unveiled at this dedication.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Kansas City Southern Passenger Car]

[Kansas City Southern Passenger Car]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Kansas City Southern Passenger Car. The car is painted with the words, "Kansas City Southern, Port Arthur." There is a row of windows down the side of the car with shades partially drawn. It is hooked on both sides to more cars.
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
[Kansas City Southern Locomotive]

[Kansas City Southern Locomotive]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a Kansas City Southern steam locomotive before being given for a museum display. The front portion is a light metallic color while the rest of the locomotive is dark. A bell is attached to the top with a rope running from it into the cab. A large light is on the very front of the locomotive. The adjacent coal car reads, "Kansas City Southern."
Contributing Partner: Port Arthur Public Library
Miss Lillie's Guest Book

Miss Lillie's Guest Book

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Guest book from the French Legation Museum (formerly the Republic of Texas French Embassy) containing the signatures of visitors as well as their towns of origin and dates that they visited the museum. There is a photograph of the museum on the front with a caption explaining its origins. Additionally, there is a newspaper clipping pasted into the book before the start of the register from 1924 entitled "The Register At The French Embassy" describing the history of the guest book.
Contributing Partner: French Legation Museum
Confederate Veterans Memorial Hall Entrance

Confederate Veterans Memorial Hall Entrance

Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of the 1883 Columbus water tower and fire station; now a Confederate Museum on the courthouse lawn, Main and Spring Streets in down town Columbus Texas.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
[Photograph of a Group of Women Stretching]

[Photograph of a Group of Women Stretching]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of three women stretching at the Dallas Health & Science Museum. They are being watched by another woman, who may be teaching them how to stretch. In the background, women are sitting on folding metal chairs.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and A. L. Dean - December 16, 1939 - January 6, 1940]

[Correspondence between Meyer Bodansky and A. L. Dean - December 16, 1939 - January 6, 1940]

Date: December 16, 1939
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941
Description: Letters between Dr. Meyer Bodansky, who is from the Department of Pathological Chemistry at the University of Texas School of Medicine, and A. L. Dean, who is the Secretary of the Wellcome Historical Medical Museum in London, England. The first letter, which is dated December 16, 1939, is from Dr. Bodansky. He explains that he recently has been interested in Scottish medicine, and has been studying scholarly volumes and manuscripts. He requests that the museum send him a particular volume of work over John D. Comrie that is entitled, "History of Scottish Medicine". The second letter is a response from the Secretary, and is dated January 6, 1940. The Secretary explains that the volumes are only distributed by the publisher, and provides the name and address of who to contact.
Contributing Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT
Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Date: October 23, 2005
Creator: unknown
Description: The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum at the new location, 1195 Comal St. In the 1880s this was a one-room school house.
Contributing Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

Date: May 21, 2006
Creator: unknown
Description: Announcement for the reception when the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Contributing Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
W.H. Passon Historical Society Home

W.H. Passon Historical Society Home

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the exterior of the W. H. Passon Historical Society in Austin, TX.
Contributing Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum
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