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Old Settler's Day, 1919

Description: Photograph of parade on street. Photograph of military band, automobiles and spectators at parade by train station at Van Horn, Texas' Old Settler's Day, August 28, 1919. Image labeled "The Band, Van Horn, Tex., Aug-28-1919.
Date: August 28, 1919
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Old Settler's Day, 1919

Description: Photograph of people, horses, and automobiles in front of train station. Photograph of Van Horn, Texas' Old Settler's Day 1919 people, horses, and automobiles in front of train station, with caption, "Waiting for Gov. Hobby, Van Horn, Tex., Aug-28-1919"
Date: August 28, 1919
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Texas City harbor in 1919]

Description: A photograph of the port of Texas City from the docks in 1919. A one story wooden building with a lean-to porch is in the foreground. To the left, up the shoreline, a horse-drawn wagon stands near a series of small boats. A number of men, piles of boxes and kegs, are on the wooden wharves alongside the small boats. Beyond the small boats is a tug boat. On shore, a loading crane stands near an Ice wagon. On the other side of the slip, large cargo ships are at anchor. In the lower left hand corner of the photograph is written "Texas City Tex. Copyright E. E. Schlueter".
Date: 1919
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Flores Street near City Hall]

Description: Postcard of streetcars and cars on Flores Street in front of City Hall. The Strand Theater building is on the leftmost side. On the back of the postcard, there is a letter addressed to Mrs. F. MacArthur (Blanche) from Annie Lane asking her to send a photograph of the two of them together.
Date: July 1918
Creator: Lane, Annie
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Changing a Flat]

Description: (back of photo) W.S.B. (White shirted) fixing flat here to Mrs. Jas. Kapp's Franklin Auto at Camp Travis, Tex. (San Antonio) 1918. Mrs. K. standing by the door - Mrs. Miller of Kansas City Mo in car. Two of my men helping me. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1918
Partner: Palestine Public Library

U. S. Cavalry detachments and bases of army pilots on or near the U.S.-Mexico border, 1918-1919. Map

Description: Photographic reproduction of a hand-drawn map that identifies towns where Cavalry units were stationed on the border from El Paso to Del Rio in 1918 and 1919. An inset shows locations of the three U. S. Military District headquarters (Rockwell Field, California; Fort Bliss, Texas; and Kelly Field, Texas) for the pilots patrolling the border from the Pacific to the Gulf of Mexico.
Date: 1918/1919
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)