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[Riverfront]

Description: Photograph of a riverfront. Many people stand on the dock along the river's edge. A large Naval steamship is in the center of the photo and smaller boats are docked to the right. A city is seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

A Happy Christmas to You - Bideford

Description: Postcard created from a painting of Bideford by H.B. Wimbush. It pictures a river, a town and a bridge. Description on the back reads, "Bideford. Here from the steep green hill behind the town, Bideford is seen to best advantage, The whole width of the River Torridge, on whose western bank Bideford stands, is clearly seen, and the fourteenth century bridge across it, of 24 pointed arches and a total span of 741 feet, is manifest as a delightful promenade. The church tower visibly is old, but the rest of the building is modern." Correspondence reads, "Thank you for the letter. C.W. B." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. U.S. The postmark is from Old Hilldale, Staffordshire (England) on De 13, 06.
Date: unknown
Creator: Wimbush, H. B.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Lake in a Canyon

Description: Copy negative of two images in a 2x1 grid. The top image shows one bank of a canyon with a lake in it. The bottom image has a rock and plants in the foreground, on one bank of a river or lake. The other side of the canyon is visible in the background. The images were taken in an unknown part of Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Geological Formations

Description: Copy negative of two images in a 2x1 grid. Both images are of geological formations with rivers somewhere in Wyoming or Utah.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

River Running Through Canyon

Description: Copy negative of two images in a 2x1 grid. The top image is a canyon with a river running through it. A few shrubs are at the edge of the river. In the bottom image, a river runs through a canyon meandering back and forth. Plants are only along the edge of the river. The photographs were taken in an unknown part of Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People Fishing

Description: Copy photograph of three people fishing on a river bank. Two appear to be adult women and are wearing bonnets. The third is a young girl and could be Pearle Knox (Aneff).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Best Wishes for Easter

Description: Embossed color postcard with a scenic landscape placed in the center of a cross. Below the landscape are violets, a dove, and the words, "Best Wishes for Easter" It is addressed to Mrs. E.A. Dill, 517 High St., Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Waco, Tex on Apr 9, 1909.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Leatherwood Bluff, Eureka Springs, Ark.

Description: Color postcard depicting a railroad track running next to a river through a valley in Eureka Bluff, Arkansas. Autumn trees line the far bank of the river. The postcard is signed J.N. Bailey and is addressed to Miss Rosa Basano, Paris, Tex., c/o Audr ofs P&G RR Co. It is postmarked Eureka Springs, Ark. on July 26.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Sondfjord, Norway

Description: Color postcard depicting the town of Sondfjord, Norway. There is a river flowing through the countryside and mountains in the background. Small farms and a lumber miss are in the foreground. The correspondence reads, " My dear Mrs. Dill:- Thanks for your kindly interest in us. Fortune seemed to favor us all the way home. We started Monday noon and reached home Tuesday night at 8. We were so glad you decided to go when you did. Callie and Daisy mean to start to New York next Thurs. then the mother [not legible] and I will be alone. Give Rosa Louise a generous bear hug for each of us. I suppose Mr. [not legible] has not driven through in his wagon yet! Let us hear from you occasionally - we do not want ot loose sight of you. Faith, Hope, and Charity." It is addressed to Mrs. Alice Dill, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Leonard, Tex on Jun 7, 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Orange Jail, 1888]

Description: Photograph of the Orange Jail in 1888. It is a small building on the river's edge.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Hico Flood

Description: Flood waters of the Bosque River near Old Settler's Park in Hico. Shows water in Hico Roller Mills Elevator building in background; a man standing on a pile of debris in front of small house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

Typical Baptizing Scene on Big Elm and Dixon School

Description: Photograph of a large group of unidentified people attending a baptism on the bank of the Big Elm River. Another photograph of an unidentified class of boys and girls posing in front of the Dixon School.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Photograph of the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of the Llano River. The water is moving very quickly and rushing over large boulders. On the riverbanks are small trees and shrubs. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of the Llano River. The water is very shallow, and on the riverbanks are small trees and shrubs. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of the Llano River. The photo is very faded and the subject is completely undecipherable. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of the Llano River. The photo is very faded and the river is barely visible. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Campers at the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on the riverbank fishing in the Llano River. The water is very shallow, and on the riverbanks are small trees and shrubs. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of the Llano River. The water is very calm. On the riverbanks are small trees and shrubs. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Photograph of Campers at the Llano River]

Description: Photograph of two children fishing in the Llano River. The water is very shallow, and on the riverbanks are small trees and shrubs. It is matted on a light mat.
Date: [1905]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[William Blackshear at West Point, Virginia]

Description: Photograph of William Blackshear and two unidentified persons posing in front of a river in West Point, Virginia. Blackshear is leaning against a wooden fence or structure and another person is partially visible behind it; a young boy is standing to the right, wearing a hat and overalls. In the background, the opposite side of the river is lined by trees and there is a building visible between them. Text on back of photo: West Point, Va. Summer of 1922. I was there also in Summer 1923 as a Lay Reader. Age 29.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Orchard and garden]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified orchard and garden in Corpus Christi, Texas around the time of a hurricane in 1919. The garden is not flooded at time of photograph. Flowers are visible in foreground, strawberries to left, and about ten different kinds of trees including pepper and acacia. River is visible from back door looking north.
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History