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[Postcard of Show Boat]

Description: Postcard of "Show Boat" with sailors standing on the upper deck and the cast standing on the stage. According to a handwritten note on the back of the postcard, the show was sponsored by Mrs. Clareese Roe.
Date: unknown
Creator: McGregor Studio
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

Tracks for full powered steam vessels with distances in nautical miles.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century steamship routes across the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. Includes charts: "Speeds per hour and weekly distances in nautical miles and Reduction knots on nautical miles to statute miles." Also includes four distance charts. Relief shown by hachures and spot heights. Scale [ca. 1:1,900,000].
Date: 1894
Creator: United States. Hydrographic Office.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Orange, Texas, The Gate City]

Description: Photograph of the cover to the book, Orange, Texas....The Gate City of the Great State of Texas. A picture of people in a boat on the Sabine River is on the cover. Under the picture it reads, "Watermelon Pastime on the Sabine"
Date: 1901~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Steamboat Pearl Plant]

Description: Photograph of steamboat "Pearl Plant" near Front at Third Street. There are many people on the decks on the boat. The steamboat has two large smoke stacks. There is a man smoking a pipe on the bottom left of the photograph.
Date: 1880~/1889~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Anchor from the Steamboat Ruthven]

Description: Photograph of an anchor from the steamboat Ruthven after she sank, exhibited on the lawn of the Young Men's Business League (later the Chamber of Commerce) in Palestine, Texas. Storefronts are visible lining the opposite side of a street in the background and a horse-drawn carriage is stopped in the street behind the anchor.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission