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[Dallas Police officers standing guard outside the Dallas Trade Mart]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald photographer. This image shows a Dallas police officer and other unidentified Dallas police officers standing guard outside the Dallas Trade Mart where President Kennedy was to speak at a luncheon. The Trade Mart is part of the Market Hall complex just north of downtown Dallas.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[President Kennedy speaking outside the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. Left to right the dignitaries are Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce president Raymond Buck, Democratic state committee woman Marjorie Belew, Texas State Senator Donley "Don" Kennard, Senator Ralph Yarborough (behind Kennedy's right shoulder), Texas Governor John B. Connally, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and President John F. Kennedy. This image shows President Kennedy at the podium addressing the audience in the parking lot of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[President Kennedy speaking outside the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. Left to right the dignitaries are Congressman Jim Wright, Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce president Raymond Buck, Democratic state committee woman Marjorie Belew, Texas State Senator Donley "Don" Kennard, Senator Ralph Yarborough, Texas Governor John B. Connally and President John F. Kennedy. This image shows President Kennedy at the podium addressing the audience in the parking lot of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Congressman Jim Wright introducing Lyndon B. Johnson]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. Left to right the dignitaries are Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce president Raymond Buck, Democratic state committee woman Marjorie Belew, Texas State Senator Donley "Don" Kennard, Senator Ralph Yarborough (face hidden by microphone), Texas Governor John B. Connally, Congressman Jim Wright at the microphones, Vice President Lyndon B. Johnson, and President John F. Kennedy. This image shows Wright about to introduce Johnson in the parking lot of the Hotel Texas in Fort Worth on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Dallas City Park Board Annual Report: 1914-1915

Description: Annual report for 1914-1915 compiled by the Park Board regarding the park system in Dallas, Texas. The report includes overarching reviews of the system's status and future plans as well as commentaries on each individual park. Near the end of the report, there are financial statistics showing the amounts spent by the park funds on maintenance for each of the parks as well as sketched maps of selected parks. There are also facts about "Dallas, the City of the Hour."
Date: 1915
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Board.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Wellington Volunteer Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of a group of men from the Wellington Volunteer Fire Department. They are standing outdoors next to two small fire engines that are parked in front of a garage. Two young boys are sitting in the back of the engine on the left side of the photograph. All of the men are wearing suits and hats, and facing towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states the Fire Department was located on West Avenue, and an accompanying note identifies the fire engines as American LaFrance trucks.
Date: 1925
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of Wellington Offices and Fire Departments, on the corner of a small intersection. There is one small building pictured, with two garages for fire trucks. There are other small buildings across the street in the background.
Date: 1940
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Photograph of a Church Congregation]

Description: Photograph of African American church members seated in rows of chairs. The men are wearing suits, and the women are wearing formal dresses with hats. The stained glass windows are tilted outward to let a breeze in. It has been identified as St. James United Methodist Church.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Carpe Cubana's Flooded Show Camp]

Description: Photograph of Carpe Cubana's circus camp in La Feria, Texas. The camp had been flooded, and members of the circus stand together in knee-high water. Some members of the circus carry household goods such as pots, bags of food, and fold-up chairs. Several men sit in the water, and one man even balances a teacup on his head. Plain tents are visible behind the circus members. A hand-written inscription written in white reads "CUBAN SHOW CAMP," and "LA FERIA TEX. 5/29/29."
Date: May 29, 1929
Partner: Witte Museum

[Telephone operators]

Description: Photograph of four women operating telephones. They are all wearing dresses and have short haircuts. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies their names as Pearl Boverie Hendrick, Ruth Boone Fleming, Tina Thompson Hendrix, and Berniece Brickey.
Date: 1925
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[George Kelley Telephone Office]

Description: Photograph of the George Kelley Telephone Office. There is a man and a woman seated at a small table. The woman is wearing headphones and sitting in front of the telephone operations, and the man is writing on the table. The name of the telephone operator was Willie Payne.
Date: 1907/1910
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Fresno Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of the girls Fresno Basketball team. They are pictured outdoors near the wall of a building. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the two girls in the front row and three of the girls in the back row.
Date: 1927
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Photograph of Three People in Front of a House]

Description: Photograph of two African American men wearing suits and shaking hands in front of a stone house. A woman is wearing a dark suit dress behind the two men. The house, a parsonage of the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Waco, TX, has a screened door under a covered porch, and two windows on either side. A couple of outdoor chairs are placed on the front lawn. A two story brick building is on the right side of the house.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Print of Sam Rayburn

Description: Print of Sam Rayburn based on an original painting by Douglas Chandor. Sam Rayburn sits at a desk. He is wearing a dark, three piece suit with a blue striped tie and white shirt. He sits in a green leather desk chair. His left arm rests on the desk. He holds a book in his lap with his right hand. Chandor created three of these paintings. One was given to the East Texas State University (Now known as Texas A&M--Commerce), the Capitol in Austin, Texas and one hung in Sam Rayburn's private office in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1850/1969
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Father Oscar Huber]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Father Oscar Huber, who performed the last rites for President Kennedy at Parkland Hospital.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Photograph of the Texas Delegation during the 80th U.S. Congress, 1947-1949

Description: Photograph of the Texas Delegation to the 80th U.S. Congress, 1947-1949. Three rows of men, all wearing dark suits with ties. Texas state flag hangs in background. Front row, left to right: Wright Patman, J.M. Combs, L. Beckworth, Sam Rayburn, J.F. Wilson, Olin E. Teague, T. Pickett. Second row, left to right: A. Thomas, C. Thompson, L. Johnson, R. Poage, W. Lucas, E. Gossett, J. Lyle, Jr. Third row, left to right: K. Regan, O. Burleson, E. Worley, G. Mahon, P. Kilday, and C. Fisher.
Date: 1947/1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum