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Description: Photograph of seven astronomers -- Leonard Waldo, R.W. Wilson, J.K. Rees, W.H. Pulsifer, F.E. Seagrave, Alfred Freeman, and A.M. Britton -- with various telescopes set up out-of-doors near a large wooden barn or other structure. According to accompanying information they are on the S.W. Lomax farm, waiting to observe the total solar eclipse that happened on July 29, 1878.
Date: July 29, 1878
Description: Photograph of John Chester in Sierra Blanca, Texas while traveling with the Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train. John Chester is pictured next to a wagon sponsored by Copenhagen, Skoal, and Billy Bob's Texas.
Date: April 7, 1896
Creator: Cirincione, Nick
Description: Postcard with a photo of Andy Nelson in a wagon. He was born in slavery in 1862. His life spanned from slavery to the Civil Rights movement. Andy served for 35 years as the Worshipful Master of the Mosier Valley Masonic Lodge No. 103 until his death in 1960. He served on several grand juries in the 1950s. He posed for this postcard in 1912.
Item Type: Postcard
Description: Photograph of 111th Engineers marching through downtown Dallas after returning home from France after World War I.