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[Six Texas & Pacific Trains head to the 1936 Rose Bowl]

Description: Texas and Pacific Railway's six special trains, which carried football fans to the Rose Bowl game in Pasadena, California, which was played on January 1, 1936, await the hour of departure in the Dallas Union Terminal Station on Sunday afternoon, December 29, 1935. Train No. 1, christened the "Flagship" headed by Engine No. 905, a 900 Class Mountain type 4-8-2 locomotive, stands on the track at extreme right.
Date: December 29, 1935
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Maiden Run of "North Coast Limited"]

Description: An intriguing photograph of Northern Pacific Railroad's first "North Coast Limited" which made its maiden run on April 29, 1900. The train is headed by a ten-wheeler, type 4-6-0 locomotive bearing the Engine No. 271, with a consist of eight handcrafted wooden cars - all having open platforms and underbody truss rods - heated by potbellied iron stoves and illuminated by kerosene. This was the first electrically-lighted train to operate between the Midwest and the North Pacific Coast - it also introduced such travel comforts as steam heat, baths, and barber-valet service - inaugurating the era of travel luxury on the rails.
Date: April 29, 1900
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Gas Blowout at Orangefield, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a derrick with steam shooting up from it. Description on the photo reads, "Gas blowout, July 29, 1921, Orange, Texas, Tremendous fog of gas, sand, rock, and oil. Could be seen and heard for ten miles. Hogan"
Date: July 29, 1921
Partner: Heritage House Museum

S.M. Apperson and Family

Description: Family group seated on and around sofa. Family dog is lying on the floor in front of sofa.
Date: March 29, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

S. M. Apperson and Family

Description: Photograph of a family group seated on floor in front of fireplace. The group is seated in a circle and appears to be playing a card game. A man is seated in a chair next to them, reading a newspaper and a woman is partially visible in the foreground, seated in a chair next to a dog. S.M. Apperson is listed in the 1942 Austin City Directory as the new business manager of Texas Public Service Co. The family resided at 3413 Clearview.
Date: March 29, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

S.M. Apperson and Family

Description: Three women dressed in slacks and two men standing beside an automobile. Ford automobile in background.
Date: March 29, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Smith Brothers Chrysler Plymouth Dealership

Description: Exterior view of building and showroom of Smith Brothers Chrysler Plymouth automobile dealership. The Smith Brothers were Edwin and J.F. Smith, Jr. The dealership was located at 301 Brazos.
Date: November 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

University Baptist Church

Description: Exterior of The University Baptist Church. Photo take from across Guadalupe Street.
Date: October 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

University Baptist Church

Description: The sanctuary viewed from the balcony.
Date: October 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Powell Property

Description: The Powell Property pictured at the intersection of Brodie Ln. and Oakdale Dr. in rural south Austin
Date: August 29, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

University Baptist Church

Description: Exterior of University Baptist Church main chapel, 2130 Guadalupe
Date: September 29, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Anderson High Graduation

Description: Top five students in the 1964 class of Anderson High School pose together in cap and gown
Date: May 29, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Anderson High Graduation

Description: Anderson High School Graduating Class of 1964
Date: May 29, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Annie Webb Blanton

Description: Three women seated at a table.
Date: January 29, 1941
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sunshine Camp

Description: Group photo of young girls inside building.
Date: May 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sunshine Camp

Description: Group photo of young boys inside building.
Date: May 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sunshine Camp

Description: Group of young girls on a seesaw and sitting in a tree.
Date: May 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sunshine Camp

Description: Young boys setting up cots with the help of a housemother.
Date: May 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Sunshine Camp

Description: Young boys reading.
Date: May 29, 1946
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Katie Sinclair with Flags Italy 1944

Description: Photograph of Katie Sinclair posing with an Italian and Nazi flag during World War II on January 29th, 1944 in Italy. Words are written on the Nazi flag.
Date: January 29, 1944
Partner: Sulphur Springs Public Library

[Letter to Henry DeBarger, March 29th, 1841]

Description: Letter to Henry DeBarger of York, Pa. from someone in the paper mill business in Philadelphia. Signature of person sending the letter is indecipherable.
Date: March 29, 1841
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Texas State Historical Association

Description: Exterior view of building. Studebaker automobile parked in street.
Date: November 29, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library