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E.W. Bancroft and Dog

Description: Photograph of E.W. Bancroft wearing a white long-sleeved shirt and hat. He is bending over with his hands on a dog. In the background is a leafy tree, fence, and house.
Date: 1920
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Royal Inn Cafe, Follett, Texas

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Royal Inn Cafe in the Laubhan Hotel in Follett, Texas. In the foreground on the right side of the frame is a rug, an upholstered sofa, and a host stand. On the left side of the frame stretching all the way into the back of the room is a wooden bar with bar stools surrounding it. Behind the bar a shelf filled with many things including a cash register, cigar boxes, and plants. On the right side of the frame stretching to the back are four tables with chairs. The tables are covered in white tablecloths and have dining setups on them. At the back of the room stands two people, one man dressed as a server with a white apron and one woman wearing a white apron and cook's hat. There are two signs on the wall that read, "Hot Waffles" and "Home Made Pies".
Date: 1920
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Dr Joe H Alexander Home

Description: The home of Dr Joe Alexander on East Morgan Street in Meridian TX. A large two story 6-columned frame house with small balcony on 2nd floor
Date: 1920
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Sanger Presbyterian Church]

Description: Early photo of Sanger Presbyterian Church with original roofline. The gable to the left of the steeple was later removed. The building was built in 1902.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Chamber of Commerce Saturday drawing]

Description: Many people gather in downtown Sanger each Saturday for a cash drawing. Entries for the drawing were obtained by making a purchase from participating merchants during the preceding week. George W. (Speedy) Sullivan, standing on truck conducting the drawing. George A. Sullivan standing arms akimbo with straw hat.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[First National Bank]

Description: Building on the corner of 3rd and Bolivar Streets. In 1899 Mr. Berry came to Sanger and with B.L. and J. W. Spencer bought the Farmers Bank of Sanger, changing the name to Farmers & Merchants Bank. It was chartered as First National Bank of Sanger in 1905.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[422 S. Magnolia - First United Methodist Church - Palestine]

Description: Copy negative of the front and south side of the First United Methodist Church, located at 422 S. Magnolia in Palestine, Texas, taken from the corner of Magnolia and Reagan streets. The two-story church is made of brick with stone accents and has Gothic Revival-style architecture, including pointed, arched openings and corner towers; the tower on the southwest corner is taller than the rest of the building. Many of the windows are open.
Date: 1920~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Reagan School - 400 S. Michaux]

Description: Photograph of the front and north side of the Reagan School located at 400 S. Michaux in Palestine, Texas. The three-story brick building has Tudor Revival-style architectural features and served as a school for various grades between 1916 and 1976, later becoming a museum. There are people visible on the lawn and automobiles visible in the front and near the side of the building.
Date: 1920~
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[La Grande Station in Los Angeles]

Description: The old Santa Fe passenger depot, La Grande Station, in Los Angeles, California around 1920.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Saltillo Depot]

Description: Saltillo, Mexico passenger depot of the National Railways of Mexico, September 1920. This was a busy terminal on the Nuevo Laredo to Mexico City main line. Also for local trains operating to Monterrey, Piedras Negras, and Torreon.
Date: September 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Interoceanic Railway of Mexico train crossing a gorge]

Description: Passenger train on the Interoceanic Railway of Mexico enroute between Mexico City and Veracruz in September 1920. This narrow gauge train, headed by a Consolidation type 2-8-0 steam locomotive with a diverse consist, carried a Broiler-buffet Sleeping car on the rear-end which provided meal service for Pullman passengers.
Date: September 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Engines at Tampico Terminal]

Description: The Tampico, Tamaulipas, Mexico engine terminal of the National Railroad of Mexico in March 1920. At this time Mallet (Articulated) type 2-6-6-2 steam locomotives frequently headed passenger trains on the Monterrey - Tampico Line. This was one of the earliest divisions on the National Railways where Mallet (Articulated) type locomotives went into service.
Date: March 1920
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Explosion of the Fotopolus Shoe Repair Store]

Description: According to information found on the back of the photo, this shows the result of an explosion of the Fotopolus Shoe Repair Store, which was located on Main Street, Palestine. The building was owned at the time by members of the Thrice family.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

Meridian College Campus

Description: Meridian College Campus, five large buildings, one in center is Higgins Hall, boys dormitory
Date: 1920
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Meridian College group]

Description: Large group of students from Meridian College posing in front of school, dated March, 1920
Date: 1920
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Anchor from the Steamboat Ruthven]

Description: Photograph of an anchor from the steamboat Ruthven after she sank, exhibited on the lawn of the Young Men's Business League (later the Chamber of Commerce) in Palestine, Texas. Storefronts are visible lining the opposite side of a street in the background and a horse-drawn carriage is stopped in the street behind the anchor.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Ben Hassell with friends]

Description: Photo of Ben Hassell with friends standing in front of an unidentified house in Anderson County.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Rusk Elementary School - Palestine]

Description: Photo of the Rusk Elementary School with the student body posed in front of it. This school was located on Palestine Avenue, Palestine.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Railroad YMCA]

Description: Palestine Railroad Y. M. C. A.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[Students at Alamo School]

Description: Photo of a group of unidentified students posed in front of the Alamo School
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission