Rescuing Texas History, 2007 - 25 Matching Results

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[New Holland Hotel]

Description: Photograph of the New Holland Hotel in Orange, Texas in 1910. The three-story structure has a turret on one corner with a flag pole on top of it. There are palm trees and a gazebo outside the hotel.
Date: 1910
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[View in Fifth Street, Orange, Texas]

Description: Photographic postcard of Fifth Street in Orange, Texas. Horse-drawn carriages are parked on the both sides of the street. A barber shop is on the far left with a city market next-door to it. Awnings cover the sidewalk in front of the businesses. Correspondence on the back of the card reads, "will send this today will rite a letter Sunday got your letter the other day and all so the papers am [ ] I am feeling fine and awfully lazy don't now what I [ ] maybe next I can find something to do all the time. Carrie." It is addressed to Mrs. Daniel Bly in Carterville, Mo. It is postmarked Orange, Tex on Feb 4, 1910.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Crowd Waiting on U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats

Description: Photograph of a large crowd with many children on the waterfront waiting for the U.S. Navy Torpedo Boats to arrive in Orange, Texas in 1910. Most of the crowd wears hats and some carry umbrellas. In the foreground is an American Flag. In the background are telephone poles, fences, large buildings and trees.
Date: 1910
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[School Days]

Description: Color postcard with an image of children and a chalk board. Above the children is the text, "School Days" and below the children is the text, "Never Jump at a Konclusion you Might Scare it Away." On the back of the postcard is handwritten is, "644 Paris." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Tex. It is postmarked in 1910.
Date: 1910
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Valentine Greetings]

Description: Color postcard with an image of a young girl and a young boy exchanging Valentines. On the sides of the postcard is the text, "Valentine Greetings" and in the middle of the postcard is the text, "I'll - be - yours, If - you'll - be mine, You are my pleasing Valentine." The correspondence on the back of the postcard reads, "Hello! Baby how are you? Ammous got your card and it sure is pretty. Did you go to kinder garden by yourself? You must be a mighty big old girl. 'Will you be my valentine?' Say yes. 'Amnous'." The postcard is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Paris, Texas on Feb 12, 1910.
Date: 1910
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Suburban commuter train leaving Chicago]

Description: One of Illinois Central Railroad's early suburban trains - headed by Engine No. 1050 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive with a consist of five handcrafted wooden cars, having open platforms and under-body truss rods - leaving Central Station in Chicago. At the turn of the century the Illinois Central Railroad was providing commuter service.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The California Limited"]

Description: Santa Fe's oldest name train - the California Limited stand in the Los Angeles California depot. This de Luxe passenger train headed by a beautiful ten wheeler, type 4-6-0 engine No. 53, with a consist of six superb passenger cars, all handcrafted wood - having open platforms and under body truss rods - has consummated its long journey - approximately 2,267 miles - requiring about 68 hours - from Chicago.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["The Meteor"]

Description: St. Louis and San Francisco Railway's oldest name train "The Meteor" operating between Chicago, St. Louis, Springfield, Sapulpa, Denison, Sherman, Fort Worth and Dallas - a rail distance of 976 miles. This famous train made its first run on March 17, 1902. Even in this early era "The Meteor" was one of the nation's de Lux long-distance passenger trains. Its dining car service was comparable to that on the Santa Fe, being under the supervision of Fred Harvey.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Birdseye View of Meridian

Description: Photo taken from top of Bosque Co. courthouse in Meridian, looking toward north, north east. Can see front and side of what is now the Lumpkin Bldg, going out Morgan St. Meridian College is in far background; the old mill to the back and side of the old church on Morgan St (Hwy 22). Scattered homes throughout country side. A "Rock Shop - Horseshoeing and General Repairs" sign on building behind what is now Barlett's Pharmacy.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Clifton College Graduating Class of 1910

Description: Group of seven students posing for picture, three girls seated in front and two girls and two boys standing in back, the girls are wearing white dresses and the boys are wearing dark suits with white ties First row, left to right: Pauline Lewis, Georgie Swenson, Vela Oxford Standing in back: Jesse Eggin, Selma Peterson, Gordon Grimland, Helen Rea
Date: 1910
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Conrad Knudson Farm

Description: Conrad Knudson two-story farmhouse, built 1905 by Geof & Gunner Shefsted, in Mustang Community, near Meridian, TX. House behind picket fence has large, pointed dormers, front porch. Windmill, round building with pointed roof. In front of house: man with a horse, man with 3 women and 3 young girls. Large barn built 1909, flock of chickens, cow, donkey and dog, shows other outbuildings to right.
Date: 1910
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[First public water tower]

Description: Dan Davis and Charlie Henderson owned and operated the first public water utility and electric power plant in Sanger. This water tank on wooden platform and tower, with work sheds and picket fence in foreground was built in 1906. It was on the south east corner of 4th and Locust Streets.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Post Office, Sanger, Texas]

Description: Group includes (from left): H.D. Green, postmaster, Effie Green, Mrs H.D. Green, Tyler Green, Cleburne Warren, mail carrier, John Vaughn, mail carrier, Curtis Warren, mail carrier. The Post Office was located at east end of Dunn building on the north east corner of Bolivar and 4th Streets.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Jeweler Dan Davis]

Description: Interior of Gaskin Drug Store shows glass display case holding watches and jewery. Magazine rack in the foreground and Cigar poster on the wall flank Dan Davis, who not only sold, but also repaired watches.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Temple Opera House]

Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed. It once housed not only the Masonic Hall, but numerous businesses on the ground floor.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Temple Opera House]

Description: Photo of the Temple Opera House which was located on the corner of Avenue A and Oak Street in downtown Palestine. As per the 1898-1899 city directory, the manager was a man named W.E. Swift. The building has since been destroyed. It once housed not only the Masonic Hall, but numerous businesses on the ground floor. Note the base for the statue of John H. Reagan, that now resides in Reagan Park.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Palestine Public Library