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Military Drill

Description: Copy negative of a soldier performing a military drill at the St. Louis World's Fair of 1904. There is a crowd formed around the edges of the large field, and there are trees and buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 100, July 1996 - April, 1997

Description: The Texas State Historical Association Quarterly Report includes "Papers read at the meetings of the Association, and such other contributions as may be accepted by the Committee" (volume 1, number 1). These include historical sketches, biographical material, personal accounts, and other research. Index is located at the end of the volume starting on page 533.
Date: 1997
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

[Emma Phillippi standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX]

Description: Photographic image of Emma Phillippi, Rosenberg resident, standing in front of a building at the World's Fair in Dallas, TX. Phillippi is wearing a dark jacket and skirt, dark shoes, hat, and she is holding a dark colored purse in her right hand. She is standing on the first step leading to the entrance of the building. A sign near the door reads: OPEN 8-5.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Photograph of McDougall Whaleback Passenger Boat]

Description: Photograph of the McDougall Whaleback Passenger Boat, "Christopher Columbus." On the back of the photo is printed information about the boat, which was built for the World's Fair and held the title of "The Largest Excursion Boat in the World."
Date: [1893..1900]
Creator: Hartley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Historic Mesquite, Inc.

[Letter from Melda O'Dell to her Brother, December 6, 1894]

Description: Letter from Melda O'Dell to her brother describing events over the last decade or two: "[1872] my son Thomas and daughter Mary both died." Furthermore, she went to Illinois to attend to World's Fair but "was sick all the time while there and came home without going."
Date: December 6, 1894
Creator: O'Dell, Melda
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Dr. Pound Historical Farmstead