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Coryell County Centennial

Description: Program containing historical photographs of businesses and people in Coyrell County, Texas. It also includes advertisements from the area's businesses.
Date: 1954
Creator: Gatesville Chamber of Commerce
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Ellis County Courthouse and Carnival at Night]

Description: Photograph of the Ellis County Courthouse and carnival activities, taken at night. The courthouse is multi-story with a clock tower in the center and turrets on the left side. There is a spinning carousel with lights in front of the left side of the courthouse, and a mobile concessions stand (which is also illuminated by lights) in the center foreground. Crowds of people fill in the spaces between each attraction and the courthouse. On the back of the photo, there is a note identifying the courthouse.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of the Dallas Skyline From Oak Cliff]

Description: Photograph of the Dallas skyline from Oak Cliff between the Houston Street viaduct (on the right) and the Jefferson Boulevard viaduct (on the left).There is a long grassy area between the two viaducts, and there are flowers just visible at the bottom of the photo. On the back of the photo are handwritten notes about the location and date.
Date: 1937
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Pump House Near Union Station in Dallas]

Description: Aerial photograph of a pump house in Dallas, with the Union Station railroad in the background. The photo was taken at night, and there are three buildings visible: the pump house building, a long two-story building, and a large building that is mostly hidden by darkness. There is a road between the large building and the other two buildings, and the lights of the city of Dallas can be seen in the distant background. There are handwritten notes about the photograph on the back.
Date: 1937
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Program: Coryell County Centennial, May 1954]

Description: Souvenir program for the Coryell County Centennial celebration, held by the Gatesville Chamber of Commerce, from May 6-9, 1954, in Gatesville, Texas. Includes the history of Coryell County with photographs and illustrations, details of events held during the centennial, and advertisements from local businesses.
Date: 1954-05~
Creator: The Gatesville Messenger
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell