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Annie Bancroft as a Baby

Description: Studio photograph of Annie Bancroft as an infant. She is wearing a white dress and lying on a tasseled pillow in an old carriage with large wheels. There is a fake backdrop in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: A. Albert & Son Photographers
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Charity Hospital, Shreveport, LA.]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a hospital. Below the image is the text, "SHREVEPORT, LA. Charity Hospital." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "Dear Baby. Here is a pretty picture. A.S. Roberts." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, c/o A.S. Roberts, Wynnewood, I.T.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Engine 14 with Crew in Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of four men on the crew of the Lutcher Moore Lumber Co. standing by steam engine No. 14. The men are: G. Laughlin, conductor; Jack Halloway, engineer; Albert Vann, fireman; J.C. Dorman, brakeman. The train is pulling cars loaded with timber.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

["The Hustler" arriving in Shreveport, Louisana]

Description: Known in the Pelican State as the Louisiana and Arkansas Railway's "The Hustler," train No. 4-203, northbound, arriving in Shreveport, Louisiana from New Orleans on an April morning in 1939. The small Pacific, type 4-6-2 locomotive, which heads this passenger train, carries the train's name etched on a metal plate attached to the boiler front, positioned below the headlight. These overnight trains - operating between New Orleans and Shreveport were popular over a long span of years, making the approximate 329.4 mile run in about 10 hours. A portion of the route was over Louisiana and Arkansas rails and also over Louisiana Railway and Navigation company's rails. This subsidiary of the Kansas city Southern Lines was known as the "Edenborn Line".
Date: April 1939
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad