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[News Script: News briefs]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about commendations awarded by General Curtis LeMay to the nation's top military bombing crew, the Eleventh Bomb Wing from Carswell Air Force Base in Fort Worth, during the Air Force's annual service competition at Shreveport's Barksdale Field.
Date: August 31, 1954
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 4-6-3 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

[Train Engine #701 and Car]

Description: Photograph of train engine #701 and attached car on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "Texas & Pacific" and "701" are visible on the side. Additional tracks lay to the side in front. Poles and wires rise behind the train in the background. Handwritten text below the image says, "Shreveport, LA. May 1949."
Date: May 1949
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #702 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #702 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "Texas & Pacific" and "702" are visible on the side. The conductor leans out the window of the cab. Dark smoke billows out of the front chimney. Houses sit on the hill behind the train. Handwritten text below the image says, "Shreveport, LA. 1943 'T&P #27' Charles Currie - Engineer."
Date: 1943
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #701]

Description: Photograph of train engine #701 on railroad tracks, viewed from the side. "701" is visible on the side. Additional tracks lay to the side in front. Two men stand in the cab. Handwritten text below the image says, "Union Station Shreveport, LA. 1940 'T&P #21' Ollie Wood - Engineer."
Date: 1940
Creator: Robinson, Ed
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #700 and Cars - Shreveport, Louisiana]

Description: Photograph of train engine #700 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. "700" and "Texas & Pacific" are visible on the side. Smoke billows from the front chimney. Additional tracks lay to the side in front. Another train sits on the tracks behind, a section of roofing farther back. Handwritten text below the image says, "Shreveport, LA. 1940 Union Station."
Date: 1940
Creator: Brown, A. E.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Train Engine #721 and Cars]

Description: Photograph of train engine #721 and attached cars on railroad tracks, viewed from a front side angle. Smoke billows from the front chimney. Another set of tracks crosses from the right. Electrical poles and trees line the tracks alongside the right of the train. Handwritten text below the image says, "Shreveport, LA. Dec 1941 T&P #721."
Date: December 1941
Creator: Vollrath, H. K.
Partner: The Grace Museum

[Funeral Program for Elnora Pierce, June 2, 1993]

Description: Funeral program for Sister Elnora Pierce, died May 31, 1993. The funeral was held Wednesday, June 2, 1993 at West End Baptist Church, officiated by A. D. Dillard. Funeral arrangements were made through Anderson Funeral Home and she was buried at Lincoln Memorial Park in Shreveport, Louisiana
Date: June 2, 1993
Partner: San Antonio Public Library

[Photograph of Treys Singing Group]

Description: Photograph of the Treys Singing Group, who visit Shreveport, Louisiana for a Christmas television program. They wear matching white blouses and skirts with a reindeer pattern, and they pose in front of a decorated Christmas tree.
Date: December 15, 1958
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections