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Colorful Chuck Wagon Master, Col. Sam Privitt

Description: Photograph of Chuck Wagon Master Colonel Sam Privitt standing beside a wood cutout in the shape of Texas with several cattle brands burnt into it. Privitt is wearing a cowboy hat, bow tie, and vest.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Opening of I-10 Bridge]

Description: Henry Jacob Lutcher Stark shakes hands with John Simmons at the opening of the I-10 bridge in Orange, Texas. Nelda Stark stands beside them.
Date: 1955~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Tugboat]

Description: Photograph of the tugboat named "Captain Chris Harms" or Harm's Marine Service, Orange, Texas. The print has some painting and cropping instructions on it.
Date: 1955~
Creator: Pridgen's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

["Sam Houston Zephyr" arriving in Fort Worth]

Description: Fort Worth and Denver Railway's "Sam Houston Zephyr" train No. 4, northbound, arriving in the Texas and Pacific's depot in Fort Worth on the afternoon of January 30, 1955.
Date: January 30, 1955
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[World Youth Conference]

Description: Photograph of the World Youth Conference. Five buses are parked in a row with all the members of the conference standing in front of the buses, waving at the photographer. The conference was held at Methodist Temple on Fifth Street because the First Christian Church did not have a large enough place to have the meeting.
Date: February 11, 1955
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Christian Men's Fellowship Queen for a Night Program]

Description: Photograph of the Christian Men's Fellowship "Queen for a Night" program. Left to right: Fulton Allgood (standing in back), Gladys Lacey pining corsage on Marie Darlison, Queen (sitting in chair), Allen Dawson (standing in back).
Date: March 1955
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

["The Golden State" arriving in El Paso]

Description: Southern Pacific's " The Golden State" train No. 3, westbound, headed by diesel locomotive No. 6036, arriving in El Paso, Texas station on March 17, 1955.
Date: March 17, 1955
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

Lake Travis

Description: View of Lake Travis and surrounding landscape.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lake Travis

Description: View of Lake Travis.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lake Travis

Description: View of local landscape with Lake Travis in the distance.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lake Travis

Description: Landscape of the area and view of Lake Travis in the distance.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lake Travis

Description: View of Lake Travis.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lake Travis

Description: View of Lake Travis.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Lake Travis

Description: View of Lake Travis and surrounding landscape.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[View of Lake Travis]

Description: Photograph of a view of Lake Travis taken from the shore.
Date: March 22, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Hoffmann Paint & Wallpaper Co.

Description: Exterior view of Hoffmann Paint and Wallpaper Co. at 5429 Burnet Rd.
Date: March 26, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library