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Business Card

Description: Copy negative of a Kansas City Life Insurance Company business card with a portrait of Arthur John on the right side. On the left side is an image of large building with columns with the words, "Home Office Kansas City, Missouri" printed beneath it. In the center the card reads, "Life values are greater than property values. Consult a graduate of Old Line Legal Reserve Life Insurance. A. John, Abilene, Texas. Phones: Office 6526, Res. 6526".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Maps of St. Louis and Kansas City]

Description: Map shows street names, parks, fair grounds, cemeteries, railroads, bridges, public institutions; some businesses on inset; street names, cemeteries, public institutions, bridges, and horse, cable and steam railroads on verso. Includes explanation on verso. Insets: [continuation map of southern portion of St. Louis] and [detail map of downtown St. Louis]. Scale not given.
Date: [1885..1905]
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Interview with Jim Sundberg, 1985

Description: A videorecording of an interview with Jim Sundberg, Catcher for the Kansas City Royals, who won the World Series in 1985. The interview is conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University.
Date: 1985
Creator: Sundberg, Jim & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[University of] Texas vs. Kansas City Medics

Description: Photograph of University of Texas Longhorns vs. Kansas City Medics at Clark Field. The weather is sunny and cloudless as the two teams line up against one another. The crowds pack closely together along the two sides of the field. The University of Texas began its football program in 1893 managed by Albert Lefevra, playing two games in the fall and two in the spring. The following year, the team hired its first official head coach, R.D. Wentworth.
Date: 1900
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Letter from Mrs. A. Jimmer, March 6, 1914]

Description: Letter written by Mrs. A. Jimmer to an unknown person she addresses as "Dear Friend," discussing the receiver's upcoming move from Kansas City to Texas, and news of family and friends. Some of the text is missing because the pages are torn.
Date: March 6, 1914
Creator: Jimmer, A.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Portrait of John Darrough, MD]

Description: Portrait of Dr. John Darrough, a general practitioner and graduate from Kansas City University, wearing a suit, tie, and small glasses. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Dr. Darrough, 704 St. Bk. & Tr. Bldg."
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Port Arthur Train Station]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur train station depot with train engine #32 of the Kansas City Southern Line passenger train boarding. Porters and gentlemen and ladies are preparing to board the train. Train tracks and switches are in the foreground. Handwritten on the reverse of the photograph is: "prob. 50's"
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Document Outlining Details of Bond Measures in St. Louis and Kansas City]

Description: Loose document outlining various factors that may have affected the success of bonds passed in St. Louis, Missouri and the bond failure in Kansas City, which was research for similar projects in Dallas, Texas. The documentation includes a breakdown of bond costs and what they would fund; committee and campaign procedures; and voter information and city politics.
Date: 192u
Creator: [Kessler Plan Association]
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Aerial View of Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of buildings and streets in Port Arthur. In the foreground, there is a view of Kansas City Southern Railway. On the right side of the photograph, there is a body of water.
Date: 1952~
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Downtown window advertising football game]

Description: Photograph of a downtown display window with a sign that reads "Kansas City Chief vs. Denver Broncos, Friday Aug. 28th at 8:00 p.m. Farrington Field". The display window also features several photos of the football players.
Date: 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

["The Hustler" arriving in Shreveport, Louisana]

Description: Known in the Pelican State as the Louisiana and Arkansas Railway's "The Hustler," train No. 4-203, northbound, arriving in Shreveport, Louisiana from New Orleans on an April morning in 1939. The small Pacific, type 4-6-2 locomotive, which heads this passenger train, carries the train's name etched on a metal plate attached to the boiler front, positioned below the headlight. These overnight trains - operating between New Orleans and Shreveport were popular over a long span of years, making the approximate 329.4 mile run in about 10 hours. A portion of the route was over Louisiana and Arkansas rails and also over Louisiana Railway and Navigation company's rails. This subsidiary of the Kansas city Southern Lines was known as the "Edenborn Line".
Date: April 1939
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Downtown and Port of Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of the Port of Beaumont on the Neches River with downtown Beaumont in the background. In the foreground, written in the grass, is "Port of Beaumont." At least five ships and a tugboat are visible at the port. The Kansas City Southern Lift Bridge is visible on the right side of the photograph and in the background downtown Beaumont buildings can be seen including the Jefferson County Courthouse. On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "The City of Beaumont is one of the Nation's most fascinating. It offers a wonderful climate and the warmest of Texas hospitality, blended with the salt tang of a major sea port and the brisk air of a mushrooming metropolis." The following companies are credited on the back of the postcard: "Color by Business Men's Studio" "The Edwards News Co., Beaumont, Texas" and "Plastichrome by Colourplate, Boston, Mass."
Date: [1940..1969]
Creator: The Edwards News Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Claude D. White and Family, March 24, 1914]

Description: Letter from Sylvanus and Vertie Peterson to Mr. Claude White and family in Fort Worth discussing the White family's recent move from Kansas City to Texas. It also includes a poem. The letter is written on stationary with a photograph at the top captioned "The Old Homestead." There is a man standing with horse in front of a house in the photograph.
Date: March 24, 1914
Creator: Peterson, Sylvanus
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections