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[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Turnverein Clubhouse and Grounds, Houston, Texas

Description: Color postcard depicting the Turnverein Clubhouse and grounds in Houston, Texas. Park benches and a gazebo sit outside the buildings of the clubhouse. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello! Little Girl, After many adventures I arrived here. It is a beautiful place. But have been sleepy most of the time. Write me little girl, Maude" It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. Postmark is from Houston, Texas on Jul 15, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

["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.
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

["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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad