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Eliza Barkley

Description: Portrait of Eliza Barkley, daughter of Dr. Benjamin Franklin Barkley
Date: unknown
Creator: Cady, W.R.
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train at Sierra Blanca

Description: Photograph of a wooden wagon parked outside of a store in Sierra Blanca, Texas. It has a sign that says "Welcome Wagon Train," referring to the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train. A mountain is visible in the background.
Date: April 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Campsite Marker in Whitesboro

Description: Photograph of a stone campsite marker in Whitesboro, Texas, in front of a white fence and gate. The top of the marker is in the shape of the state of Texas and has a a line marking the route of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train. Text below says: "On June 22, 1986 the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train camped here. Circling the state for six months and traveling over 3,000 miles, it visited over 150 villages and towns as a living exhibit of Texas's western heritage."
Date: 1986~
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Crossing Sign in Sierra Blanca

Description: Photograph of a temporary road sign in Sierra Blanca, Texas, posted at the crossing where the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train passed through the area. The main sign is a diamond shape with an image of a horse-drawn covered wagon above the text "XING." A rectangular sign above says "Limited Sight Distance." Mountains are visible in the background.
Date: April 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Ends Its Route in the Fort Worth Stockyards

Description: Photograph of horse-drawn wagons participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train ending its route in the Fort Worth Stockyards. The photo shows two wagons on parade under a Fort Worth Stockyards sign. The wagons in the photo have rubber wheels rather than wooden or fiberglass wheels, which differ from most other horse-drawn wagons as part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train.
Date: 1986~
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Headquarters Sign in Irving

Description: Photograph of the plaque honoring Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Irving, Texas. The sign says, "New Home of (Early 1985) Texas Wagon Train 'Circle Texas for the Past and Future' Garry L. France - Wagon Master, Walt Garrison - Honorary State Wagon Master, Billy Bob Barnett - Asst. Wagon Master, Tom Landry - Asst. Wagon Master, Gib Lewis - Asst. Wagon Master, Glen D. Courson - Asst. Wagon Master, Jan France - Executive Director, Donald H. Stringer - Business Manger 'Centerpiece of the Texas Sesquicentennial' 'Join our train for a day, a week, or all the way!' Corporate and business sponsorships available *A Texas Non-Profit Corp. CH #676274"
Date: July 2, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Headquarters Sign in Irving

Description: Photograph of a sign on a brick building in Irving, Texas with the text: "Texas Wagon Train, 'Circle Texas for the Past and Future.'" There is an image of a covered wagon on the left and the logo for the Texas Sesquicentennial on the right.
Date: July 2, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train Headquarters Sign in Irving

Description: Photograph of a large sign with the text "Texas Wagon Train Headquarters" hanging in front of a brick building in Irving, Texas. There are logos on either side of the name; a "Texas Sesquicentennial" logo on the left, and an image of a covered wagon on the right.
Date: July 2, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Photograph of the back and one side of a covered wagon parked near Abilene as part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train. There is a wooden barrel strapped to the side and a metal basin on the back of the wagon.
Date: July 6, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Photograph of the side of a wooden, enclosed wagon that was part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train, while it was stopped in Abilene, Texas. Text in the center of the wagon says "1836 Texas 1986, Sesquicentennial, Wichester Commemorative Rifle." Additional text says "Glen's Sporting Goods, Irving, Texas" on the left and "A product of the Texas Wagon Train" on the right. Below, on the box portion of the wagon, another sign says "The Homeplace Horse & Buggy Company, Dallas, Texas."
Date: June 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Photograph of John Chester on a mule with the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene, Texas. The photo includes John Chester, as well as the front and side views of two covered wagons.
Date: June 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Photograph of two covered wagons stopped in Abilene, Texas. These two wagons were participants in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train. The photo includes one wagon with "Copenhagen" and "Billy Bob's Texas" advertisements, while the other wagon simply says "Texas." More covered wagons, as well as a few livestock trailers can be seen in the background.
Date: June 7, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Abilene

Description: Close-up photograph of the back of a wooden wagon, that was part of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train while it was parked in Abilene, Texas. The wooden door at the back of the wagon is folded down and has wooden stairs to get into the bed and the canvas covering over the back is partially rolled up. A small sign on the side says, "This 'Prairie Schooner' or Conastoga Wagon was also in this Bicentennial Wagon Train of 1976."
Date: July 6, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Allamoore

Description: Photograph of the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train near Allamoore, Texas. The photo shows the back view of the wagon train traveling on a road next to Interstate 10. This photo shows at least twenty wagons, as well as various people riding horses alongside and behind the wagon train. An exit sign for Allamoore and Hot Wells, Texas is visible in the background, as well as mountains and cars along Interstate 10.
Date: April 5, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Allamoore

Description: Photograph of wagons participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train traveling near Allamoore, Texas. Photo taken from a higher elevation, shows eleven covered, horse-drawn wagons on a smaller road parallel to a highway. Mountains and cars visible in the background.
Date: April 5, 1985
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Allamoore

Description: Photograph of wagons participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train near Allamoore, Texas. The photo is taken from a higher elevation and shows the front and side views of the wagon train. The photo shows six horse-drawn wagons, as well as a variety of men riding horses beside the wagons. The wagon train is traveling on a road parallel to Interstate 10 with cars escorting the latter part of the train. The interstate and a mountain range are visible in the background.
Date: April 5, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Allamoore

Description: Photograph of the top and side view of a wagon in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train near Allamoore, Texas. The photograph is taken from a higher elevation, and includes the horses pulling the wagon and three men on horseback and following alongside the wagon.
Date: April 5, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Allamoore

Description: Photograph of horse-drawn wagons participating in the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train near Allamoore, Texas. The photo is taken from a higher elevation and shows a back view of the wagons on a road near an interstate. Cars and mountains are visible in the background.
Date: April 5, 1986
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Item Type: Photograph