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John F. Kennedy's Motorcade in Dallas

Description: Photograph of John F. Kennedy's motorcade in Dallas, Texas on the morning of his assassination. Kennedy is seated in the back row of an open vehicle with his wife Jacqueline as well as Texas Governor John Connally and his wife Nelly who are seated in the row in front of them. Several police officers on motorcycles are partially visible around the car and there is a crowd of onlookers on either side of the road.
Date: November 22, 1963
Item Type: Photograph

Bear Creek School

Description: Bear Creek School was in the Irving/Grand Prairie area. School picture of Bear Creek School. Students standing in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

James Grover Tarver

Description: Photograph of James Grover Tarver, billed as the world's tallest man, who worked for Barnum and Bailey Circus. In this portrait, he is standing beside a wicker loveseat in front of a portrait studio backdrop. He is wearing a dark-colored shirt, with a light-colored tie and slacks as well as a hat and tall boots.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

James Grover Tarver

Description: Photograph of James Grover Tarver, billed as the world's tallest man. He worked for Barnum and Bailey Circus and was 8'4" tall, 460 lbs. In the image, he is posed in front of a backdrop with a much shorter man and he is holding his left arm out over the top of the second man's head. Both of the men are wearing suits and hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Jesse Chisholm Texas Historical Marker

Description: Close-up of Jesse Chisholm Texas Historical Marker. Chisholm is best remembered for marking the Chisholm Trail, thus facilitating cattle drives and marketing of cattle.
Date: unknown
Creator: Harry Husburg
Item Type: Photograph

British Concorde Jet

Description: British Concorde jet landed at DFW airport, with boarding ramp attached and extended.
Date: 1978
Creator: Taylor, Roland
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