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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

Quanah Parker as Comanche Judge

Description: Quanah Parker as an Indian judge over the Comanches. Picture was photocopied from Texas Under Many Flags, by Clarence R. Wharton, vol. II. The photo was taken about 1900.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph

Nora Bobo

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

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