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[Assassination eyewitnesses at the Dallas County Sheriff's Office]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald and United Press International photographer Darryl Heikes. This image shows assassination eyewitnesses Jean Hill (left) and Mary Moorman (right) at the Dallas County Sheriff's office the afternoon of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Heikes, Darryl
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Assassination eyewitnesses in the Dallas County Sheriff's Office]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald and United Press International photographer Darryl Heikes. This image shows assassination eyewitnesses Jean Hill (left) and Mary Moorman (right) at the Dallas County Sheriff's office the afternoon of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Heikes, Darryl
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Assistant Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff entering Parkland Hospital]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Assistant White House Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff and members of the Secret Service walking past ambulance driver Aubrey Rike as they head toward the emergency entrance of Parkland Hospital. The men are walking between a white car from the Oneal Funeral Home and another vehicle, which has one door open. Kilduff made the official announcement of President Kennedy's death a short while later at a press conference held at Parkland at 1:30 p.m. on November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Assistant Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff's press conference]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Assistant Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff at the press conference announcing President Kennedy's death at Parkland Hospital. Kilduff made the announcement at 1:30 p.m. on November 22, 1963, only one hour after the president was shot.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Atardecer Lake]

Description: Postcard photograph of Patzcuaro Lake, also known as Atardecer Lake in Guadalajara, Mexico. The photograph is cast in relief from the setting sun disappearing behind a line of mountains that stretch across the photograph. Several clouds filter sunlight onto to the lake in an irregular pattern. A dock is just visible to the right of the photograph, slightly below where the mountain line meets the lake waters. A hand-written inscription on the front of the postcard reads "Atardecer Lago de Patzcuaro No. 19. A letter to Federica Abreu is addressed on the back.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Witte Museum

Autographed Photo of Champ Clark

Description: Photograph of Champ Clark. Black and white photo. Autographed to Sam Rayburn by Champ Clark. Inscription on front of photo reads, "To Sam Rayburn, Your Friend, Champ Clark"
Date: 1850/1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Autographed Photo of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. Sepia-toned toned photograph of Sam Rayburn from the chest up. He wears a dark suit, tie and white shirt. The photograph is autographed by Sam Rayburn. The words, "To my sister Meddie with my deepest affection--Sam Rayburn" are at the bottom of the photo. Meddie (Medibel Bartley) was one of Sam Rayburn's three sisters. She and her husband, S.E. Bartley lived in Sam Rayburn's home in Bonham beginning in the 1940s.
Date: 1882/1961
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Autographed Print of Atkins Jefferson (Jeff) McLemore

Description: Black and White print of Atkins Jefferson (Jeff) McLemore. The image was produced by B.F. Johnson Inc. of Washington, D.C. The image was likely created during McLemore's time in the U.S. House of Representatives (1915-1919) as delegate at-large from Texas. The image is printed on cream-colored matboard/cardstock with the image circular shaped at the center. The head and shoulders image shows McLemore wearing a dark colored suit coat, white collared shirt and tie. A round pin is on his lapel. He has gray hair and a mustache. The image is autographed, "Sincerely yours, Jeff McLemore." The signature of the company that produced the image is written in pencil at lower right, "B.F. Johnson."
Date: 1900/1929
Item Type: Image
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Automobile dealer]

Description: Photograph of C. W. Roberts Automobile dealer. The dealership garage is a small, wooden building. There are two men with cars posing in front of the garage and looking towards the camera, and are identified as Thad R. Roberts and Harry L. Creed.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Baby in Bowl]

Description: Photograph of a very young baby not wearing any clothes, sitting in a small, white wash bowl. The child is leaning against a painted backdrop of an ornate wall and pot of flowers.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Baby in Stroller]

Description: Photograph of a young infant laying in a stroller on uneven ground in front of an ivy-covered wall. The infant is wearing a white gown and white head covering.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Baby Standing on Chair]

Description: Photograph of a young baby, wearing a white gown, standing on a wooden chair in front of a dark backdrop.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Balancing Act

Description: Photograph of aerialists performing a trick on stage for a large crowd of onlookers. One aerialist balances on a large ball on top of another man's shoulders. Two other performers stand behind the balancing act.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Band Performance

Description: Photograph of a band performing for a large crowd. A conductor in a white suit directs the band, who is seated in bleachers. The band is wearing matching uniforms consisting of a cap and suit embroidered with gilt trim.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

[Band Performing at Perks Steakhouse]

Description: Photograph of Light Crust Doughboys, a popular country western band, performing at Perks Steakhouse in Cleveland, Texas. There are six members in the band playing various instruments.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Bank in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a bank in Wellington, Texas. It has a tiled floor and coffered ceiling. There are two men working on typing machines or registers in the middle of the room, and a man wearing a suit and tie in a doorway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Banquet tables being set up at the Dallas Trade Mart]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image, taken from an upper level of the Dallas Trade Mart, shows banquet tables being set up on November 21, 1963, in preparation for the luncheon honoring President and Mrs. Kennedy scheduled for the following day.
Date: November 21, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Banquet tables being set up at the Dallas Trade Mart]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image, taken from an upper level of the Dallas Trade Mart, shows banquet tables being set up on November 21, 1963, in preparation for the luncheon honoring President and Mrs. Kennedy scheduled for the following day.
Date: November 21, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Banquet tables being set up at the Dallas Trade Mart]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image, taken from an upper level of the Dallas Trade Mart, shows banquet tables being set up on November 21, 1963, in preparation for the luncheon honoring President and Mrs. Kennedy scheduled for the following day.
Date: November 21, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Baptist Associational meeting]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people at the Baptist Associational meeting held at the First Baptist Church in Wellington. The group is pictured outdoors in front of the Church in multiple rows.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Burt, J. L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Baptist Hospital]

Description: Postcard of a Baptist Hospital building in Wellington, Texas. It is a small two-story building, and there are houses in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that Dr. E. W. Jones was a doctor there.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Barnum and Bailey Circus Cars

Description: Photograph of a group of performers from the Barnum and Bailey Circus standing outside of a highly-decorated rail car. All members of the group are dressed in their performance costumes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Barnum and Bailey Clown

Description: Photograph of a clown wearing a large hat and over-sized clothing, including a large bow around his neck, a white overcoat, and large shoes. The clown points his right finger in the air, as if gesturing to something beyond the camera's scope.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum

Barnum and Bailey Clowns

Description: Photograph of two clowns at a performance of the Barnum and Bailey Circus. The clown in the front of the photograph holds his hat in his hands and bows to the photographer. The clown behind him holds a chicken in his hands as the crowd of spectators looks on.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Witte Museum