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[3 Soviet Chervontsa]

Description: Paper bill worth three Soviet chervontsa used during the reign of the Soviet Union (now Russia). This bill has a portrait of Vladimir Lenin on the far right side of the front, and a large "3" printed on the far left side. The back of the bill has a purple printed border outlining Russian text and a large "3" in the center.
Date: 1937
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[5" Gun Crew Manning "E" Gun]

Description: Photograph of a 5" gun crew manning Gun 16 during S.B.B.P. in October 1929. This is one of the ship's long guns, and it takes a large crew to adequately manage it, there is even a stripe painted on the deck that the crew operates around; most of the men in this photo are standing and watching the crew.
Date: October 1929
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department

[10 Filipino Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth ten pesos used by the Japanese government during their occupation of the Philippines from 1942-1945. The front of the bill has text saying "The Japanese Government," and "Ten Pesos." On the right side of the bill there is a picture of a person riding a horse through a forest of palm trees, and on the left there is a large "X" printed in white. The back of the bill has "Ten Pesos" printed in a large font with an ornate design for a border.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[50 Filipino Centavos]

Description: Paper bill worth fifty centavos used by the Japanese government during their occupation of the Philippines from 1942 to 1945. This bill has a picture on the front right of a person riding an animal through a forest of palm trees; there is an ornate design on the back side with double "50" printed on the left and right.
Date: 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[100 Mexican Pesos]

Description: Paper bill worth 100 Mexican pesos printed in 1942. This bill has a photograph of a man on the far right side and a large "100" printed in the left center portion of the front side; the title of the bill is "El Banco de Mexico." The back of the bill has a photograph of a large building in the center, "100" printed on the far left and right, and a note on the bottom saying "Cien Pesos."
Date: November 15, 1942
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

1½ Miles to "Neches"

Description: Photograph of a railroad (bottom) and vehicles (left). People and utility poles can also be seen in the background. Back of photo reads, "W.L. Straughn Gulf States Utilities Co. Neches Power Station Beaumont, Texas".
Date: June 1, 1929
Partner: Edison Museum

[148th American Squadron Album]

Description: Album containing photographs of World War I soldiers, many in uniform and posing near camps or airplanes. Writing on the cover says "Officers, 148th American Squadron."
Date: August 1918
Creator: Clay, Henry R., Jr.
Partner: The University of Texas at Dallas

An Account of the Early History of Surgery in Texas

Description: Text of the presidential address given at the Texas Surgical Society meeting held in Fort Worth on October 16, 1932. It discusses the early history of surgery in Texas, including the development of the specialty, early surgical procedures, the first medical associations and organizations, and discussions of notable Texas surgeons.
Date: October 1932
Creator: Singleton, Albert Olin, 1882-1947
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

An Account of the Early History of Surgery in Texas

Description: Text of the presidential address given at the Texas Surgical Society meeting held in Fort Worth on October 16, 1932. It discusses the early history of surgery in Texas, including the development of the specialty, early surgical procedures, the first medical associations and organizations, and discussions of notable Texas surgeons.
Date: October 1932
Creator: Singleton, Albert Olin, 1882-1947
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Adobe House, San Antonio, Texas]

Description: Photograph of two children and a dog in front of a small house. The house is made up of adobe, branches, brush, and planks. Laundry hangs from a line behind the house. Cabinet card format.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hardesty, F.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Advertisement Setup #1]

Description: Photograph of an advertisement setup featuring a stove and refrigerator among other things. There is a lamp at the top, brick wall behind the setup, and signs with pictures in the front. The prominent word in the picture is "Crawford." Back of photo reads, "Dismukes Plumbing Co."
Date: 1928
Partner: Edison Museum

[Advertisement Setup #2]

Description: Photograph of an advertisement setup featuring cartoon women and kitchen appliances. The floor is checkered. Also visible are lamps on the top and the words, "Crawford Radio", "This style range to be given away at Men's Cooking School by Port Arthur Electric Cookery Council", "buy now", and "Member of Port Arthur Electric Cookery Council". Back of photo reads, "Electric Specialty Co".
Date: 1926~/1931~
Partner: Edison Museum

[Aerial Lift Crane at State Fair of Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aerial Lift Crane Reaching Towards Sky Tram Car]

Description: Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aerial Lift Crane Rescue at State Fair of Texas]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift fire engine parked in the lane of between two rows of red and white striped carnival game booths. The firefighter in the crane's bucket is right beside one of many sky tram cars suspended in the air by two parallel cables, several of which still have people inside. Three firefighters, two police officers and some civilians stand around the yellow fire engine, and further down the lane, a long ladder has been extended up to another tram car. In the background, more of the fair can be seen, along with the back of a giant statue of a cowboy (Big Tex).On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aerial Lift Crane Used to Reach Sky Tram Car]

Description: Upward angle photograph of a firefighter (in casual uniform) standing in the bucket of a firefighting aerial lift crane that has been extended into the air. The bucket is just beneath and to the side of an orange and white sky tram car, still attached to the tram cable. Another sky tram car hangs on the right, attached to a parallel cable. The top of a tree can be partially seen just below the crane, and in the background, a large white cloud covers most of a blue sky. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photo.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aerial Lift Rescue at a Sky Tram]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Aerial Lift Rescue of a Sky Tram]

Description: Photograph of an aerial lift firefighting crane, the bucket of which is positioned next to a Sky Tram car suspended in the night sky. To the right of the yellow, aerial lift firefighting engine is a white, two-story building with palm trees next to it. To the left of engine is a medical tent, a small grey vehicle, a tall flagpole (with a GMC Trucks flag), and two emergency officers (one in a light blue shirt and one in a dark blue shirt). Four people, their faces turned away from the camera, stand underneath the awning of the building to the right. On the back of the photograph is a red ink stamp giving information about the photograph.
Date: August 21, 1979
Creator: Spainhouer
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum