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27 Anniversary celebration at The Shamrock

Description: Photograph of a group of a people celebrating a 27th Anniversary at The Shamrock Hotel in 1949. Siting right to left: Malcom and Louise Pearce, Daisy Sells, Edith Pearce, Jess Trimble
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Annie Bancroft

Description: Studio photograph of Annie Bancroft. She is wearing a lacy white dress with a white bow in her hair. She is also wearing glasses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hitchler
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Parade in Houston]

Description: Photograph of a parade in Houston. Six mules pull a covered wagon belonging to E.W. Brown of Orange, Texas. Men on horseback and other wagons follow behind. Many spectators watch from the curbs.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

["Sunbeam" departing from Houston]

Description: This scene depicts Southern Pacific's Grand Central Station in Houston as it appeared in the last days , the "end of the age of steam". The Southern Pacific's "Sunbeam" train No. 13 northbound headed by Engine No. 650 - a streamlined Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive - departs from the terminal on its run to Dallas at 4:45 PM on August 9, 1953.
Date: August 9, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Sunset Limited" departing from Houston's Grand Central Station]

Description: Southern Pacific's "Sunset Limited" train No. 2, eastbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 206, departing from Grand Central Station in Houston enroute to New Orleans on July 13, 1953.
Date: July 13, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Texas Eagle" entering Houston]

Description: Missouri Pacific's "Texas Eagle" train No. 1-21, arriving in the Houston Union Station on July 12, 1953.
Date: July 12, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["Valley Eagle" departing from Houston]

Description: Missouri Pacific's "Valley Eagle" train No. 11, southbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 8005 , departing from the Houston Union Station, enroute to Brownsville, Texas on the morning of July 12, 1953.
Date: July 12, 1953
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Vera Pannewitz

Description: Studio photograph of Vera Pannewitz. She is wearing a high-collared frilly dress with a brooch pinned at the neck. Her hair is brown and pulled into a high bun with a stringy bow pinned on top. The words, "Hitchler, Houston" are on the bottom right of the mat.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hitchler
Partner: Heritage House Museum