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Sunset Route

Description: Photograph of a railroad running along the Pecos River on the Sunset Route. Utility lines and a wire fence are visible between the railroad and the river.
Date: April 10, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Pecos River Seen from the Pecos High Bridge]

Description: Photograph of the Pecos River from above. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "From the Pecos High Bridge - Sunset Route - 4/10/13 - Ht. 320 ft."
Date: April 10, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Pecos High Bridge and Railroad]

Description: Photograph of a railroad with the foot of a cliff to the left and a river to the right. Utility lines run above and to the right of the railroad. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Sunset Route."
Date: April 10, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Construction of Train Platform in Gouldsboro, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of a group of workmen around a train platform under construction. One man is inside the platform base where various equipment is visible; other men are standing to either side of the platform and holding tools. Train cars are visible on the tracks in the background. A typed form (Form 815 Rev.--2-14) is below the image and says, "The Texas & Pacific Railway Company, Office of R. J. Dean, Scale Engineer. Fairbanks 50 foot platform, 100 ton capacity type registering beam track scales with dead rails in course of erection at Gouldsboro LA April 1913."
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Letter from E. B. Bynum, April 14, 1913]

Description: Letter from E. B. Bynum of the First State Bank & Trust Company to whom it may concern, on April 14, 1913, recommending John T. Willis, Sr. to any position that he may be considered for.
Date: April 14, 1913
Creator: Bynum, E. B.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Henry James, April 14, 1913]

Description: Letter from Henry James at The Farmers and Merchants National Bank in regards to John T. Willis, Sr., in which James explains to the reader that Willis has been raised in Abilene, and will do well by anyone who chooses to employ him.
Date: April 14, 1913
Creator: James, Henry
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter Concerning John T. Willis, Sr., April 16, 1919]

Description: Letter from an unknown assistant cashier at the First State Bank & Trust Co. of Abilene, Texas to whom it may concern expressing interest in the future of John T. Willis, Sr., and informing the reader of Willis' history at the bank and his competency in the field of banking.
Date: April 16, 1919
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Letter from Joe F. Garrison, April 14, 1913]

Description: Letter from Joe F. Garrison at The Citizens National Bank regarding John T. Willis, Sr., in which Garrison recommends Willis to whomever is presented with the letter.
Date: April 14, 1913
Creator: Garrison, Joe F.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a bullfight in Juarez, Mexico. The crowd watches from their shaded balcony as the matadors enter the ring. Inscription on the back reads "Torrodors [sic] and Picadors entering the Bull Ring."
Date: April 13, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a bull charging a horseback matador in an arena. A small crowd watches from the bleachers and a shaded balcony. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Bull Charging Picador, Juarez 4-13-13. The horses being blind-folded, stands his ground - The bull is thrust off with the long lance - not always does the horse escape being [illegible] - in this instance, the picador had his breeches ripped at the seam."
Date: April 13, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Racecar in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a car driving on a racetrack. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Movies in the making (taking), Juarez Race Course 4-20-13."
Date: April 20, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a bull by a downed horse in a bull fighting arena. Two matadors have their backs turned to the camera, watching the bull. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph says, "Bull tossing a horse he has just gored to death."
Date: April 13, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a matador delivering the killing blow in a bullfight. A handwritten note on the back of the photograph reads, "Bull charging to his death against the sword."
Date: April 13, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Bullfight in Juarez, Mexico]

Description: Photograph of a matador close to a bull in a bullfighting arena. The crowd watches from the bleachers and a shaded balcony.
Date: April 13, 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Postcard of a Fire Truck, Greenfield, Mass.]

Description: Postcard of two fire fighters in a combination fire truck. The back of the truck has a ladder and a coiled hose visible. On the back of the postcard, the sender has left a handwritten message that says, "I was wondering if you have given up our exchange - because of our inability to send local dept. views. I am looking for new ones [...]"
Date: April 17, 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[Funeral Program for Nathaniel Benjamin Belvin, January 29, 2004]

Description: Funeral program for Nathaniel Benjamin Belvin, born April 24, 1913 and died January 23, 2004. The funeral was held Thursday, January 29, 2004 at Jacob's Chapel United Methodist Church, officiated by Howard Mims. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home.
Date: January 29, 2004
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Vera Hayes, May 5, 2008]

Description: Funeral program for Vera Hayes, born April 9, 1913 and died April 27, 2008. The funeral was held Monday, May 5, 2008 at St. Paul United Methodist Church, officiated by Pastor Marcus Freeman. Funeral arrangements were made through Carter-Taylor-Williams Mortuary and she was buried in Southern Memorial Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: May 5, 2008
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[An Easter Egg hunt at the Davison home in 1913]

Description: At least six children of varying ages look for Easter eggs on the lawn at the Davison home. Six men, dressed in dark suits, and one woman wearing a white shirtwaist and long white skirt stand near the children watching. The woman holds an infant. Two of the children hold baskets. On the back of the photograph is written: "1913".
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Postcard of the Capitol in Austin, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Capitol in Austin, Texas. Handwritten note on the back of the postcard is addressed to Lou Rayburn and tells of the author's time in Austin.
Date: April 1913
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Funeral Program for Alfred Tennyson Miller, September 4, 1993]

Description: Funeral program for Mr. Alfred Tennyson Miller, born April 13, 1913 and died August 30, 1993. The funeral was held Saturday, September 4, 1993 at Marsalis Avenue Church of Christ, officiated by Evangelist G. C. Washington. Funeral arrangements were made through Singing Hills Funeral Home and he was buried in Laurel Land Memorial Park in Dallas, Texas. Includes a newspaper clipping containing an obituary.
Date: September 4, 1993
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: UNT Oral History Program

[Funeral Program for Evelyn Hartfield Jackson, October 14, 2011]

Description: Funeral program for Evelyn Hartfield Jackson, born April 19, 1913 and died October 9, 2011. The funeral was held October 14, 2011 at Mt. Sinai Baptist Church, officiated by Rev. Jesse T. Hardeman. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in Meadowlawn Memorial Park Cemetery in San Antonio, Texas.
Date: October 14, 2011
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Funeral Program for Catherine Lester Huff, February 19, 2013]

Description: Funeral program for Catherine Lester Huff, born April 3, 1913 and died February 14, 2013. The funeral was held February 19, 2013 at Bethel A.M.E. Church, officiated by Rev. Dr. W. Raymond Bryant. Funeral arrangements were made through Lewis Funeral Home and she was buried in City Cemetery #3 in San Antonio.
Date: February 19, 2013
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: San Antonio Public Library