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El Paso, Texas

Description: Photograph of a scene in downtown El Paso. William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody is seen in the center of the photograph, riding a carriage through the street with a large crowd watching. Inscription on the back reads "El Paso, Texas, taken thru window of Paso del Norte Hotel, Buffalo Bill Cody."
Date: April 4, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Fort Bliss, Tex.

Description: Photograph of the refugee camp at Fort Bliss, El Paso. Patrolmen are seen on duty outside of a fenced off camp with rows of tents. A sign on a pole advertises "Horas de visita" Inscription on the back reads "Refugee Camp where 600 Mexican Federal Soldiers are kept."
Date: April 5, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas

Description: Photograph of Fort Bliss in El Paso, Texas. A Mexican bandit (Maximo Castillo) is being kept inside a fenced area with tents. The inscription on the back reads "Castillo, the Mexican Bandit, who is supposed to have blown up tunnels, killing several people and wrecking trains. I was not allowed to take this picture: U.S. officers made me put away my Kodak; so I put is on the ground at my feet and stepped on the bulb and got this snapshot. --F.C."
Date: April 5, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Soldiers near El Paso]

Description: Photograph of U.S. soldiers at a camp near El Paso, Texas. A line of soldiers are standing at attention for an officer. Inscription on the back indicates this photo was taken from a train, "S.P.R.R."
Date: February 8, 1915
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Fort Bliss, El Paso]

Description: Photograph of Fort Bliss, El Paso. A soldier is shown patrolling a fenced area. Inscription on the back reads "Showing Salazaar who objects to having his picture taken. El Paso, Ft. Bliss Refugee Camp. 4-5-14. I got this picture anyway by pressing the bulb with my foot. -F.C."
Date: April 5, 1914
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Train Depot in El Paso, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a row of horse-drawn carriages and a train car in front of a train station in El Paso, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with a taller, square tower on the right corner. Handwritten text under the image says, "T&P Station El Paso, Texas."
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: The Grace Museum

Oral History Interview with Louis Heimann, Jr., August 3, 2000

Description: Interview with Louis Heimann, Jr., a former bus driver from Kerrville, Texas. Mr. Heimann tells the extensive story of his 40+ year career as a Kerrville Bus Company driver. His anecdotes include stories of drunk passengers, dead passengers, epileptic passengers, passengers who gave birth, passengers who fought, . He briefly mentions his service in the Coast Guard. He also discusses the flood of 1932, the religious community of Kerrville, and identifies local businesses.
Date: August 3, 2000
Creator: Snodgrass, Clarabelle; Bethel, Ann & Heimann, Louis, Jr.
Partner: Kerr County Historical Commission

[Letter from Mr. C. Lincoln Williston to Dr. Haskell M. Monroe, October 25, 1982]

Description: 2 copies of a letter from Mr. C. Lincoln Williston to Dr. Haskell M. Monroe in support of Dr. May Owen's nomination for the Mirabeau B. Lamar Medal. He details her work providing loans to 320 medical students from her own resources, establishing the School of Medical Technology at Tarleton State University, establishing the May Owen Chair in Pathology at Texas Tech University School of Medicine, and starting the Physicians Benevolent Fund.
Date: October 25, 1982
Creator: Williston, C. Lincoln
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Newspaper clippings mentioning Dr. May Owen as president of the Texas Medical Association]

Description: 4 newspaper clippings of articles from various newspapers that mention Dr. May Owen as president and president-elect of the Texas Medical Association. One of the clippings includes a photographic portrait of Dr. Owen. On the back of the clippings are partial articles on a crime blotter, a salute to FDR, Texas State legislation, advice about horses, housing drops, and a sports team.
Date: April 13, 1960
Creator: Kilgore News Herald
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Newspaper clippings about Dr. May Owen and the Texas Medical Association]

Description: Four newspaper clippings of articles about Dr. May Owen and the Texas Medical Association. The first article discusses Dr. Owen's receiving a distinguished service award. The second article discusses California's false claims that Dr. Roberta Fenlon was the first woman elected as president of a stat medical society. The third article features a photograph of Dr. Owen, newly elected to President of the TMA, with her predecessor, Dr. Franklin W. Yeager. The fourth article briefly discusses plans for the TMA District 1 annual meeting in Pecos, Texas.
Date: September 28, 1960
Creator: Fort Worth Star-Telegram
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Article: Obituaries]

Description: A series of obituaries in the Texas Medical Association's June 1988 Texas Medicine journal. Those listed in the obituaries included Dr. May Owen, Dr. William Frank Renfrow, Dr. Louis Reed Robey, Dr. Hampton C. Robinson, Dr. Lowell Edison Rutledge, Dr. Cassie Elizabeth Stuermer, Dr. Robert W. B. Terrell, Dr. Robert H. Thomason, and Dr. Leopoldo Villareal.
Date: June 1988
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[News Release: Third Annual Texas Women's Hall of Fame, July 28, 1986]

Description: News release from the office of Texas governor Mark White, announcing the selection of thirteen women for the Third Annual Texas Women's Hall of Fame. The women include: Mary Lavinia Griffith, Jody Conradt, Mary Kay Ash, Ada Simond, Caro Crawford Brown, Wilhelmina Ruth Fitzgerald Delco, Dr. May Owen, Hermine Dalkowitz Tobolowsky, Margaret Cousins, Anne Legendre Armstrong, Alicia R. Chacon, and Frances E. Goff. The release includes information about the induction ceremony, details about each of the inductees, and information about how to get tickets to the ceremony.
Date: July 28, 1986
Creator: Governor's Office
Partner: Texas Medical Association

[Texas Surgical Society Minutes: April 7, 1958]

Description: Minutes from the Spring 1958 meeting of the Texas Surgical Society, held in El Paso, Texas. Included is a list of members present, papers that were read and discussed, and other events during the meeting, as well as a secretary's report.
Date: April 7, 1958
Creator: Brindley, G. V., Jr.
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

Crohn's Disease and Carcinoma

Description: Presidential address given by William David Barnett before the Texas Surgical Society. In the speech, Barnett discusses a possible association between Crohn's Disease and adenocarcinoma of the small intestine. Also included is Barnett's banquet address, "Thanks for the Memories."
Date: October 4, 1982
Creator: Barnett, William David
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Train Engine #653 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #653 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "653" is visible on the front of the engine. Smoke billows around from the front engine. Additional tracks lay to the right. Handwritten text below the image says, "T&P #653 arriving El Paso, Texas Nov 30th 1947 with 45 Car Westbound Freight.'"
Date: November 30, 1947
Creator: Boudreaux, H. J.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #907 and Car]

Description: Photograph of train engine #907 and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "907" is visible on the front of the engine. A wooden pole stands in the foreground on the left. Additional tracks lay on other side. Another train sits on the tracks in the left background. Handwritten text below the image says, "El Paso, Texas Nov 1st 1953."
Date: November 1, 1953
Creator: Burke, W.
Partner: The Grace Museum