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Nancy Della Cruse kneeling next to a puppy

Description: Nancy Della Cruse kneels next to a puppy in the yard next to a house. The place is at the Scrivner home on Polk Street in Paris, Texas. House was built and occupied in 1875 by three old maid sisters. There was an outhouse, garden, fruit trees, smoke house and the well was just off the kitchen on the porch. The teacake cookies that came out of the wood stove were the best in the whole world.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Charles R. Delphenis

[Steam Locomotive entering Paris, Texas]

Description: Texas and Pacific's train No. 31, westbound, headed by Engine No. 715, a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute from Texarkana to Fort worth over the railroad's Transcontinental Division, entering Paris, Texas.
Date: 1949
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad