[Group Portrait of National Teacher's Association at Mount Vernon]

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Photograph of a large group of people in Washington D.C. for the National Teacher's Association meeting, including Jacob Bickler (fourth row center), posing outside Mount Vernon. Other people are standing near the house in the background. Text below photo says, "Home of Washington, Mount Vernon, VA."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 28 cm., on mat 28 x 36 cm.

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Dillon, Luke C. 1887~/1892~.

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Photograph of a large group of people in Washington D.C. for the National Teacher's Association meeting, including Jacob Bickler (fourth row center), posing outside Mount Vernon. Other people are standing near the house in the background. Text below photo says, "Home of Washington, Mount Vernon, VA."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 21 x 28 cm., on mat 28 x 36 cm.

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Text on the back of photo reads, ""Jacob Bickler is in fourth row from the front about center of the picture. In front of him are two ladies, the hat of one of them partially hides the face. There is an open place to the left back of him." "This picture was taken when there was a meeting in Washington, D.C. of the National Teachers' Association, probably during the years that Jacob Bickler was Superintendent of the Public Schools in Galveston, Texas - 1887-1892 - " - Mr. and Mrs. Ralph A. Bickler"

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

Ralph Bickler Papers

The Ralph Bickler Papers include photographs documenting the Bickler family and life in Central Texas in the late 19th and early 20th centuries. From a family with German roots, Ralph attended the Texas German and English Academy founded by his father. As an adult, he was active in many social organizations in Austin.

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  • 1887~/1892~

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  • April 6, 2017, 10:59 a.m.

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  • June 20, 2017, 11:20 a.m.

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  • 38.707661, -77.086082

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Dillon, Luke C. [Group Portrait of National Teacher's Association at Mount Vernon], photograph, 1887~/1892~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth842608/: accessed January 26, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Austin History Center, Austin Public Library.

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