134 Matching Results

Search Results

[Waiting Area Bus Advertisement, 1942]

Description: Photograph of an unknown bus station on May 5th, 1942 at 10:50. The photograph contains six individuals, one male clerk standing by his station, one military uniform man sitting next to two other individuals,and a couple sitting together in a separate section. A snack bar is visible through the bus exit doorway.
Date: 1942
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Howard Wood Building]

Description: Photograph of the Howard Wood building. It is a two-story building on the corner of a city block. There are power lines in front of the building. There is a sign on the pole at the corner that says "R. F. Ball, General Contractor, First National Bank Room 28."
Date: May 1924
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Brenham Waterworks]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Waterworks building. The building has several large trees around it. There are two men standing under the ivy that stretches across the front of the building. To the left are a horse and buggy with two men inside and pair of horses behind with another man holding the reins.
Date: 1914
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Birdseye View of Meridian

Description: Photo taken from top of Bosque Co. courthouse in Meridian, looking toward north, north east. Can see front and side of what is now the Lumpkin Bldg, going out Morgan St. Meridian College is in far background; the old mill to the back and side of the old church on Morgan St (Hwy 22). Scattered homes throughout country side. A "Rock Shop - Horseshoeing and General Repairs" sign on building behind what is now Barlett's Pharmacy.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Wrecked Vehicle]

Description: Photo of an overturned bootleggers truck in Anderson County. This photo is possibly related to the wreck mentioned in the article below, which was found in the Palestine Daily Herald Newspaper on 23 December 1933. Shorty Burnett Makes Bond Today In Fatal Mishap Walter Wiley Killed In Climax of Chase Last Night By Officers; Big Liquor supply Is Found W.S. "Shorty" Burnett, local white man, posted $1000 bond in Justice A.G. Moore's court today on a charge of transporting intoxicating liquor growing out of a chase on highway 1? late last night that enuminated in the death of Walter "Moon" Wiley, 43, local painter and paperhanger. Wiley's neck was broken and chest crushed in an automobile chase that started near the city airport. He died upon reaching the Speegle-Dupuy Hospital in an ambulance. Wiley and another man, believed to be Burnett, were riding toward Palestine in a 1922 model Chevrolet coach when Deputy Constables John Neal and Olin Farish started after them. According to officers' story, Neal and Farish hailed the occupants of the fleeing car demanding them to stop, instead the car increased its speed and the driver made other efforts to prevent the officers from driving alongside, it was stated. When about six miles from Palestine, the car occupied by Wiley and the second man met another car headed west. Apparently blinded by the approaching machine the car in which Wiley was riding swerved to the right leaving the concrete and overturning. Wiley's companion crawled out of the wreckage and fled through the woods, officers said. About 1:25 a.m., Burnett's car was reported stolen from his garage. Officers said it was Burnett's car they were chasing. Burnett is under indictment for possession of intoxicating liquor and his trial has been set for next week. Following the fatal accident, ...
Date: 1933~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[I&GN Train in Palestine]

Description: Photo of an International and Great Northern Train moving through Palestine. Note the Temple Opera House in the background. This photo was taken from the south side of the tracks looking toward the northeast.
Date: 1890~
Partner: Palestine Public Library