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Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers

Description: From the title page: "Captain Jeff; or, frontier life in Texas with the Texas Rangers. Some unwritten history and facts in the thrilling experiences of frontier life. The battle and death of Big Foot, the noted Kiowa chief. The mortally wounding and dying confession of "Old Jape." The Comanchie, the most noted and bloodthirsty savages that ever depredated on the frontier of Texas. By one of the Nine, a member of Company "E" Texas Rangers."
Date: 1906
Creator: Maltby, William Jeff
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

Citizens State Bank, Richardson, Texas

Description: Brick storefront, with curved corrugated metal awning. Three sets of double opening doors, with smaller glass panes above. "The Citizens State Bank" painted on one of the middle set of doors. Bill Stratton, age 6, and Newt Harris standing in and in front of right hand set of doors. Angled tall counter visible through the opened left pair of doors. Brick sidewalk in front, dirt street visible with double board walkway across. Written on back: Daddy, 6yrs ( Bill Stratton) & Uncle Newt Harris, 1906
Date: 1906
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Crowd on city street]

Description: Photograph taken from above of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with its soft top up surrounded by a crowd of people on a city street. The crowd is mostly men, but at least one woman can be seen at the top of the photograph.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Crowd on city street]

Description: Photograph of a city street with a crowd of people standing around a Pierce-Arrow automobile. A man on a bicycle is visible in the left foreground and other automobiles are visible in the left and right foreground. Buildings are visible in the background including a building in the center background that has the names of four Texas towns written on it--Hillsboro, Waco, Ennis, and Corsicana. On the right side of that same building is a sign for a Tremont (?) Hotel. Standing on a second story balcony of a building in the left foreground is a man.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Double wooden wagon]

Description: Photograph of Herbert Herman Fiedler standing in front of a double wooden wagon in desert of Death Valley, California, with his arms crossed. The wagon shown has the following words printed on it: "From Death Valley use 20 Mule Team Borax Soap and Soap Powder."
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

Harben-Spotts Company, Richardson, Texas

Description: Sam Harben print shop, about 1906, Sam Harben in center. Sam P. Harben. Three men, one woman, and two young children visible. Printing press, type setter's desk, gas light visible. Written on back: Sam Harben print shop, about 1906, Sam Harben in center. Sam P. Harben. Woman: Lucille Lawler Keith (Mrs. Troy Keith) Mrs. Keith was half-sister of Laura Blewett, daughter of "Aunt Mattie" Blewett. Mrs. Blewett later married Mr. Lawler, then Mr. Parks. This information supplied by Mary Harrison 10 Jan 1973.
Date: 1906
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Man in Pierce-Arrow automobile]

Description: Postcard of a side view of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with Herbert Herman Fiedler behind the wheel and another man sitting next to him on a street in DeKalb, Illinois. Both men are wearing goggles. On the side of the car are five small triangular flags--one flag says "Nebraska", one flag says "Orange, Tex. to New York via Denver, Col.", one says "Texas", one says "Omaha", and a fifth is unreadable. A metal fence is visible in the background as well as trees and homes.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[One hundred and one ranch store]

Description: Photograph of a ranch store in the western United States that was visited by Mrs. Frances Ann Lutcher during a automobile touring trip. Man on horseback in front with man and woman on front porch and man and wagon on the side of store. A tree is also shown to the right side of the ranch store.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Photo Album of Mamie McFaddin]

Description: Photograph album containing a number of images pasted on the pages, some with handwritten annotations. A note on the inside cover says "Mamie Louis McFadden, 1906 McFaddin [...], Beaumont, Texas -- Given to me with all Mexican pictures by Frank Pickrell at El Paso, Texas."
Date: 1906~
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Photograph of Street in Boerne, Texas]

Description: The photograph of a street in Boerne, Texas and the sidewalk to the left of it. The street is lined with trees and poles, and there are two horse-drawn buggies, one on the street and one one the sidewalk. On the sidewalk, and across the street, there are buildings and storefronts - one with a sign reading "Meat Market." The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings and a note about the date and location of the photo.
Date: 1906
Creator: Kodak
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Pierce-Arrow automobile]

Description: Photograph of a Pierce-Arrow automobile driving down a road surrounded on both sides by leafless trees. At least three people are in the vehicle including the driver, Herbert Herman Fiedler, and a passenger, Mrs. Frances Ann Lutcher.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Pierce-Arrow automobile in front of store]

Description: Photograph of a Pierce-Arrow automobile with a small triangular flag bearing the words "Orange Texas" parked in front of "The Oriental Drug Store" on a city street. The drug store has these words printed on its window--"Drugs, Cigars, and Soda Water" and " 'The National Smoke' La Preferencia 10 cent Cigars." Men are standing on the sidewalk and one man is standing behind the vehicle. Buildings are visible in the background.
Date: [1906..1922]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library