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Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams of her dress are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of her bodice.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez on the second row to the left. Federica sits in the center of the Abreu men, wearing an embroidered dress and a cross necklace. The men are wearing dark suits with ties and collared white shirts.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a tall trapeze in front of a large pavilion. Many people fill the pavilion while the five members of the Abreu troupe perform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe in Costume]

Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe in full costume. The troupe consists of three men, a young boy, and a woman, facing left and turning their heads toward the camera. The males in the group are all wearing the same costume consisting of a Spanish-style bolero jacket and pants decorated with light-colored trim and embroidery. Underneath the jacket each man wears a white collared shirt with a tie, sombrero, and black shoes. The woman wears a white blouse with a heavily-embroidered dark skirt. She wears her hair in two braided down her shoulders, tied with large ribbons, and large heavy necklaces around her neck.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe Performing a Stunt]

Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a stunt in front of a wooden structure. To the left of the photograph, a woman balances on the shoulders of a man. On the right of the photograph, two men stand several feet away from the couple with their arms outstretched. A boy is in midair between the two groups, appearing to have jumped from the woman's shoulders and preparing to land in the men's arms.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a stage situated between large storefronts at the Mendota Carnival. One member of the troupe is balancing two more members on his shoulders while a large crowd surrounds the stage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Troupe Practicing Stunts

Description: Photograph of the Abreu Troupe practicing in front of a barn. A man and a woman are in the motion of tossing a third member into the air when the photograph was taken. A man stands to the right, prepared to catch the third member.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Description: Postcard depicting the Abreu Troupe performing a basket toss. Two men join arms to throw a third man into the air. The third man is performing a somersault in mid-air, while two other men reach out to catch him. The troupe is practicing in front of a wooden structure.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Troupe Rehearsing Performance]

Description: Postcard of the Abreu Troupe practicing a stunt for their circus act. A man and woman on the left side of the postcard extend their arms as they throw a third man into the arms of another performer. The man being thrown is in mid-air between the couple and the performer to the right, prepared to catch him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Adolph Family On Christmas Morning

Description: Photograph of the Adolph children, Victoria Abreu's grandchildren, on Christmas morning. Both of the boys are sitting on the hearth facing away from the camera, leaning into the fireplace and wearing one piece pajamas with built-in feet. Two stockings hang above the fireplace and have the two children's names, Billy and Alan, written across them. A chalkboard with the words "Merry Christmas the Adolphs" lies on the back of a chair.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Adolph's Christmas Card

Description: Photograph of baby Adolph wearing a shirt-sleeved sweater. The portrait is taken from the waist up. The smiling baby facing left. The photograph is encased in a Christmas card with a green cover and back. The cover reads "Merry Christmas" in silver lettering, and features a small drawing of a pine tree.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Aerial view of Wellington State Bank and Wellington Hotel]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Northeast corner of the square in Wellington. The visible buildings include the East side of the courthouse, the Wellington State Bank, and the Wellington Hotel. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the Bailey Grocery Co. building, and a group of people standing at the door of the Wellington Hotel. Other people can be seen walking across the street. There are houses and fields in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Air Force One at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Air Force One on the tarmac at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[An airport worker putting cases in the luggage compartment of a plane]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker putting cases back into the luggage compartment of an aircraft at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. In the background on the other side of the plane passengers can be seen boarding the plane via staircase.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[An airport worker putting cases in the luggage compartment of a plane]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker putting cases back into the luggage compartment of an aircraft at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. In the background on the other side of the plane passengers' feet can be seen as they board the plane via staircase.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Airport worker searching luggage on the tarmac at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker and a Dallas Police officer searching luggage on the tarmac at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. A woman watches them search her bag.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[The alleged sniper's perch window at the Texas School Book Depository]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen Friday afternoon after the assassination. This image shows the alleged sniper's perch window on the sixth floor of the Texas School Book Depository. An unidentified Dallas Police detective is visible through the open window.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Ambulance facility]

Description: Photograph of two men standing next to an ambulance outside of an ambulance facility. They are identified as Ray Cozad and Bobby Jack Watson. The facility has a three-car garage with two other vehicles inside of it.
Date: October 25, 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum