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Total Solar Eclipse in Fort Worth (1878)

Description: Photograph of seven astronomers -- Leonard Waldo, R.W. Wilson, J.K. Rees, W.H. Pulsifer, F.E. Seagrave, Alfred Freeman, and A.M. Britton -- with various telescopes set up out-of-doors near a large wooden barn or other structure. According to accompanying information they are on the S.W. Lomax farm, waiting to observe the total solar eclipse that happened on July 29, 1878.
Date: July 29, 1878
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Dan Coble and Charles Lawrence

Description: Dan Coble sitting in wicker chair. Charles Lawrence is standing. Coble was a gunslinger killed in a gun battle in Witchita Falls, TX. Lawrence was killed in that same shoot out.
Date: July 1, 1870
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room