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Fire Fighting Apparatus: Catalog Number 20

Description: Catalog for the American-La France Fire Engine Company providing a listing of fire engines and supplementary apparatus for sale with illustrations, general specifications, and photographs of use for each. The catalog also provides a history of the company, thorough explanation of the manufacture and details of the engines and parts (with illustrations), a list of locations using their equipment, and an account regarding the use of an American La France pump in Alaska.
Date: 1923
Creator: American LaFrance Fire Engine Company
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Sam Myres' Hella Temple Membership Card]

Description: Membership card issued to Sam D. Myres by the Hella Temple in Dallas, Texas. The center of the card has a stamp with the Hella Temple seal, which has an image of a pyramid inside a circle.
Date: February 10, 1920
Creator: Ancient Arabic Order of the Nobles of the Mystic Shrine for North America. Hella Temple (Dallas, Tex.)
Partner: Pioneer City County Museum

[Letter from Arthur A. Everts Co. to Miss Lorraine Conner, May 23, 1921]

Description: Letter from the Arthur A. Everts Co. jewelers to Miss Lorraine Conner, congratulating her on her coming graduation and stating they are enclosing a Scarab beetle bracelet from Egypt. Along with a small card about the bracelet's origin and meaning, the letter is enclosed in an envelope addressed to Miss Conner.
Date: May 23, 1921
Creator: Arthur A. Everts Co.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Man Beside Train Engine #641]

Description: Photograph of Bill Bray, a T&P fireman, later an engineer, standing beside the wheels of train engine #641 on railroad tracks. Handwritten text below the image says, "East Dallas, Texas Yard 1929 Bill Bray - T&P Fireman (Later Engineer)."
Date: 1929
Creator: Bray, Bill
Partner: The Grace Museum

[T&P Train #20]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #20 on the tracks at Dallas, Texas. There are three people standing to the right of the engine. Written below the photo are "Dallas, Texas Oct 1th 1926" and "W. Burke."
Date: October 10, 1926
Creator: Burke, W.
Partner: The Grace Museum


Description: Patent for a peanut harvester which can be attached to a standard cultivator frame. It is designed to uproot and sever peanut vines, then deposit the newly aerated peanut vines back onto the ground.
Date: June 29, 1920
Creator: Byrd, Gordon W.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Train #20 at a Fair]

Description: Photograph of T&P train #20 at a fair in Dallas, Texas. A few people can be seen looking at the train. Written below the image are "Dallas, Texas 1920 at Fair" and "R H Carlson."
Date: 1920
Creator: Carlson, R. H.
Partner: The Grace Museum
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