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[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
Partner: Collingsworth County 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
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
Partner: Witte Museum

Barnum and Bailey French Postcard

Description: Postcard containing one large photograph of the Barnum and Bailey circus tents and five small photographs underneath it. Several captions are written in French on the front of the postcard. The postcard is addressed to Alfredo Gomez in Monterrey, Mexico.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Basilica Maya

Description: Postcard depicting Basilica Maya, a church in Peru. The church is large and many storied, featuring classic Castillon architecture. Many buildings surround the church, featuring similar architecture. On the back of the postcard, a letter is written to Federica Abreu from Anita and Lalo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Basket full of items in a car parked at Parkland Hospital]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer, possibly Eamon Kennedy. This image shows a basket filled with two bottles and other household items, possibly for the Oswald children, in the backseat of a car parked at Parkland Hospital on November 24, 1963. A KRLD station wagon is visible in the background.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Basket full of items in a car parked at Parkland Hospital]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer, possibly Eamon Kennedy. This image shows a basket filled with two bottles and other household items, possibly for the Oswald children, in the backseat of a car parked at Parkland Hospital on November 24, 1963. A KRLD station wagon is visible in the background.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Beach family in front of home]

Description: Photograph of the Beach family in front of their home. They are standing in front of a white picket fence; there are two women on the left and four men on the right. There are chairs on the front porch behind them, and a windmill in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Beach home]

Description: Photograph of the Beach home, owned by Ben Beach. There are multiple men wearing suits and tending to horses, some of which are attached to carriages. There is a boy sitting in a tree on the left side of the photograph. The caption states that the house was later known as Pedigo Place.
Date: 1898
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

The Bell Sisters

Description: Photograph of the Hermanas Bell (Bell Sisters), a sing-and-dance act that was a part of the Barnum and Bailey circus. The women are dressed in matching costumes consisting of shirts with tiered layers underneath floral vests. The shirts are tucked into floor length floral skirts and high-heeled shoes. Flowers are woven into their curled hair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Bowen-Grassbur School]

Description: Photograph of a class from Bowen-Grassbur School. They are seated outside in front of a white building, and lined up in four rows. An accompanying note identifies the names of the students.
Date: 1920/1921
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Boy Scout in Uniform

Description: Photograph of a Boy Scout in full uniform. He rests on a stool against a floral patterned wall, wearing a single breasted jacket with several medals pinned to it, cap, pants, and lace-up boots. One foot rests on a piled rug while the other hangs in mid-air. A letter is inscribed in Spanish on the opposite side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Buggy and two horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of a buggy and two horses during a 4th of July Parade. The individuals in the buggy are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joiner, owners of the Livery Stable. Two girls on the left side of the photograph are seated on the other horses and dressed as Native Americans. The horses have banners across their backs that cover the tops of their heads. The Presbyterian Tabernacle can be seen in the background above the neck of the horse that is second from the left.
Date: July 4, 1909
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Building a Fence

Description: Photograph of a woman building a fence of chicken wire around several posts in a back yard. The woman wears a jacket over a long dress and bonnet, in front of a two-story home surrounded by thin vegetation and sand. A hand-written note in Spanish on the back of the photograph reads "Mama is fixing a place for Chino, Bilito's Dog."
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Business District]

Description: Photograph of a street in a downtown business area with several horses and horse-drawn carts in the middle of a business-lined street while a large group walks down the right-hand side of the street. Several of the buildings along the street belong to a lumber company.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mugg, Kilo
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

[Cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows cab driver William Whaley at the Dallas Police Department headquarters on November 23, 1963. Whaley drove Lee Harvey Oswald from the Greyhound station in downtown Dallas to Oak Cliff shortly after the assassination.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image is a camera misfire which appears to show pavement, the shoes and shadows of one or two people and what may be the photographer's camera strap.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald staff photographer William Allen. This image is a camera misfire which appears to show pavement, the shoes and shadows of one or two people and part of a license plate.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Allen, William
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image is a camera misfire which shows the upper part of the room in which the Dallas Police department's midnight press showing of suspect Lee Harvey Oswald was taking place. The upper part of the room, a light fixture and several people's hats and heads are visible in the image, which is dark. Photographers would sometimes snap a photo of nothing in particular just to make sure that the film was advancing through the camera properly. It is not known whether this misfire was deliberate or accidental.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Camera misfire]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by Dallas Times Herald and United Press International photographer Darryl Heikes. The image shows a camera misfire.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Heikes, Darryl
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza