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Dan Coble and Charles Lawrence

Description: Dan Coble sitting in wicker chair. Charles Lawrence is standing. Coble was a gunslinger killed in a gun battle in Witchita Falls, TX. Lawrence was killed in that same shoot out.
Date: July 1, 1870
Item Type: Photograph

Total Solar Eclipse in Fort Worth (1878)

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
Item Type: Photograph

Texas Sesquicentennial Wagon Train in Sierra Blanca

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
Item Type: Photograph

Wagons Passing Down Main Street

Description: Horse and wagons in downtown Grapevine on Main Street. The photo was made looking northwest from a hotel located on the corner of Main and Worth Streets.
Date: 1899
Item Type: Photograph

Nora Bobo

Description: Nora Bobo, mother of Walter Fitel (detail of Bedford School, 1907 picture)
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph

Andy Nelson Postcard

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.
Date: 1912
Creator: Lessie
Item Type: Postcard

Mary Alice Bobo

Description: Mary Alice Bobo, wife of Weldon Wiles Bobo, on 80th Birthday. They moved from Bedford County, Tennessee in 1870.
Date: January 13, 1913
Item Type: Photograph

Goat and Wagon Picture

Description: Young boy sitting in a wagon harnessed to a goat. Traveling photographers in the 1920's and early 1930's would occassionally go out and photograph children in small carts that were harnessed to goats.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph