Search Results

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the new T. & P. R. R. Station. The train station is brick. There are several people visible along with a few wagons and an electric pole as well as railroad tracks. Text surrounding the photograph reads "The Abilene Independent Telephone and Telegraph Company of which Gus H. Klotz of Abilene is Local Manager, in addition to its central district office in Abilene now has several private exchanges in and near the County each one with a large list of patrons; as for instance at Buffalo Gap, Hamby, Tuscola, Patosi, Nugent, Iberis, Dudley, Sambo, Delk, Clyde and Elmdale through which prompt service is had between the people in all sections of the county, as well as with those near the County line both south and east." Another section of text reads "...buildings with a united seating capacity of about 5,500 persons, have recently been erected at a cost of about $140,000, one by the St. Paul Methodist, one by the First Baptist and one by the Central Presbyterian church of the United States of America. Abilene is essentially a church loving city, and its people... Practically all the denominations represented in the state are represented in Abilene, as will be shown by the following memoranda, the names being alphabetically arranged for the convenience of the readers of this publication:"
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

West Texas Oil Refinery

Description: Photograph of the West Texas Refinery. The photograph is from the air and shows the railroad with tanker cars stopped next to the refinery.
Date: 1922
Creator: Newsom Photo
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

Building Rubble after Explosion

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of an explosion near railroad tracks. At the left of the image is the damaged building. It has a collapsed roof and piles of debris. Next to the building is a set of railroad tracks with train cars on it. Piles of material lie between the two tracks and groups of people have gathered to view the rubble. There are buildings in the background and an unknown factory.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Legacies: A History Journal for Dallas and North Central Texas, Volume 07, Number 01, Spring, 1995

Description: Biannual publication "devoted to the rich history of Dallas and North Central Texas" as a way to "examine the many historical legacies--social, ethnic, cultural, political--which have shaped the modern city of Dallas and the region around it." This issue focuses on transportation.
Date: 1995
Creator: Dallas County Heritage Society
Partner: Dallas Historical Society

[Train on Tracks]

Description: Photograph of the Kansas City Southern Train at a station in Port Arthur. There are two men walking towards the camera, and a large group of people on the platform behind them. There is a small white building at the station. A sticker on the back of the photograph identifies the photographer as James Everett, from Groves, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Alleyton, Texas: Back Door to the Confederacy

Description: This book contains the history of Alleyton, Texas, which is located in Colorado County. The book includes information about the Alley family, the founding of Alleyton, reminiscences and recollections, as well as the establishment of railroads, local businesses, schools, and churches.
Date: 1993
Creator: Harrison, William H.
Partner: Nesbitt Memorial Library

Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide 1933

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "resources, industries, commerce, history, government, population and all other subjects relating to the political, civic and economic development" of the time. A general index is on page 375.
Date: 1933
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

Texas Almanac and State Industrial Guide, Supplementary Edition 1937

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, weather, "government, population, education, resources, industries, commerce and other matters pertaining to the economic, political and social development" of the time. A general index is on page [99].
Date: 1937
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 95, July 1991 - April, 1992

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 569.
Date: 1992
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 78, July 1974 - April, 1975

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 499.
Date: 1974/1975
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Southwestern Historical Quarterly, Volume 73, July 1969 - April, 1970

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 578.
Date: 1970
Creator: Texas State Historical Association
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Texas Almanac for 1868

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, history, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: December 1867
Creator: The Galveston News
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Texas Almanac for 1865

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: 1864
Partner: Texas State Historical Association

The Texas Almanac for 1864

Description: The almanac covers general topics about the state of Texas including statistics for individual counties, agriculture, expenditures, and weather, as well as discussions of legal and social issues of the time.
Date: January 1864
Partner: Texas State Historical Association