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[The Chuck Wagon]

Description: Postcard of two men sitting astride horses in the center of the image with a chuck wagon standing to the left with several men standing and sitting around it, to the right of the two men there is a man sitting on the ground with another man standing next to a horse. The hand written caption on the image reads "The 'Chuck' Wagon". The inscription on the back reads: " Dear Nettie: How are you these days? Are you going to school this year? I will leave Saturday night for Georgetown to enter school. I wish you were going with me. I have been very busy getting ready. I wish I could pass thru in the day so I could see you but can't make connections [illegible]. Miss Nettie King Vernon Tex."
Date: September 1909
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[First Methodist Church Temple]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of First Methodist Church, a stone building with a tower and stained glass windows, with trees in front of it and a colorized pink and blue sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "First Methodist Church, Temple, Tex." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: July 29, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Compress in Temple]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Temple Cotton Compress, a wooden structure with a tower and smoke stack, with rows of bales of cotton and several men moving individual bales in the foreground. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Compress, Temple, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: May 1, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco Suspension Bridge]

Description: Postcard of a color image of a suspension bridge over the Brazos River and the toll house covered in ivy (right) in Waco; in the foreground there is grass, bushes, and trees and there are two people sitting in the background on the left side. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Suspension Bridge, Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: March 19, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Santa Fe Hospital]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of the Santa Fe Hopsital, a large four-story red brick building with six white columns on the porch; there is a lawn in the foreground some trees in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Santa Fe Hospital, Temple, Texas." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: March 16, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Birdseye View of Temple]

Description: Postcard of a color image of Temple from above featuring a neighborhood with several rows of houses on the left and a two-story red and white house on the right side; there are several trees in the foreground and on the left side of the street and more houses in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Bird's-Eye View, Temple, Texas." There is handwritten correspondence on the back of the postcard.
Date: January 7, 1909
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Cotton Scene at Big Springs, Texas]

Description: Photograph of numerous bales of cotton with loaded wagons in the background. Several men stand near or on the loaded wagons. Multiple buildings are visible in the far background. The caption on the image reads "Cotton Scene BIG SPRINGS, Texas B. REAGAN DRUGGIST."
Date: 1909
Location Info:
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Denton Traction Company]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified group of people in and on top of a streetcar with a sign on the side of it that reads "The Denton Railroad Co." The women inside the streetcar are wearing hats and dresses and the men sitting on top are wearing dark suits and hats.
Date: 1909/1918
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Henderson Family at a Tank]

Description: Photograph of the Henderson family at a tank on a ranch in Ector County. Water is flowing into the pool from a pipe supported on wooden beams and Warren Henderson is visible at the edge of the tank, standing in the center of the image. Two women are also near the water, in the far left of the image, identified as Bethenia Henderson Gassaway (right) and an aunt. A wire fence is visible in the backround.
Date: 1909~/1910~
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Maxwell Mail Car with Passengers]

Description: Photograph of a Maxwell mail car loaded with passengers and Gary Coggin as the driver. The car is an early model automobile with two women and three males in front of several buildings in the background. The caption on the image reads, "Gray Coggin Driver - U.S. Mail Route - Midland - Carlsbad N. M. - 1909."
Date: 1909
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Men Outside of Barn]

Description: Photograph of a barn with three men standing in the entrance way. A loaded wagon, with a team of two white horses and two men, stands outside the building. The building appears to be still under construction -- simple wooden scaffolding is visible on the side of the building, a trough stands in front.
Date: 1909
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Mullin School Class of 1909]

Description: Photograph of nine people organized into two rows, with the men sitting on a bench in the foremost row and wearing dark suits. The women are standing in a row behind the men, all wearing white blouses except for the woman on the far right, who is wearing a dark coat. A label at the bottom reads, "Mullen Class 1909" and a label at the top list the names of students and teacher as, "Top: Laudie Taylor, Cassie Williams, Auclay Taylor, Ina Lovelace. Bottom: Carl & Lynn Wilson, Prof. Williams, Henry Casey, Willie Williams. Donated by Henry Casey's daughter Sue Obenhouse." The names of the students and teacher are also handwritten on the back.
Date: 1909
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

[North Bennett School Students]

Description: Photograph of a group of school children varying in ages and posed in front of an exterior wall to a wooden building with a closed door seen behind the group in the center. Most of the group are dressed in suits or dresses, and a tall man in a dark suit is standing to the left of the foremost row, identified on the back as instructor, Allen Owens. The rest of the group are also identified by row on a typed label adhered to the back. "North Bennett School" is handwritten on the top edge of the backside.
Date: 1909
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

Missouri, Kansas & Texas Railway Smithville District Seniority List: Firemen, December 1908

Description: List of firemen employed in the Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company South Texas Division as of December 1908. It includes the name of each person and employment date, with the most senior person listed first.
Date: December 11, 1908
Creator: Missouri, Kansas and Texas Railway Company. South Texas Division.
Partner: Smithville Heritage Society

[Packing House Near Waco]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of a packing house with several rows of farm workers posing in front of it, standing, sitting, and standing on raised platforms with fields in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Packing House on Falkners Fruit Farm, 1 Mile from Waco, Tex." There is a handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: November 4, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Waco Central High School]

Description: Postcard of a colorized photograph of Waco's Central High School, a large, two-story red brick building with three rows of windows, with trees in the foreground and houses and other trees in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "Waco Central High School, Waco, Tex." There is a handwritten letter on the back of the postcard.
Date: June 16, 1908
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[First Presbyterian Church]

Description: Postcard of a black and white photograph of the Waco First Presbyterian Church, a large brick building with a tower and stained glass windows, surrounded by trees with a light blue colorized sky in the background. Printed on the front of the postcard: "First Presbyterian Church, Waco, Texas." There is a handwritten note on the front of the postcard that reads "Mrs Markquart" and a longer handwritten note on the back of the postcard.
Date: June 1908
Creator: Marquardt, Luise
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Railroad Wreck Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a train that wrecked near Goldthwaite, Texas, taken from a ditch to the right of the train track and looking down the length of the train which is partially derailed in the background. Six men are standing in the ditch and on the hill to the right, some observing the wreck and some looking towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the postcard reads, "Wreck near Goldthwaite, May 1908".
Date: May 1908
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

[Train Wreck in Mills County, May, 1908]

Description: Photograph of a partially derailed train with its engine detached and rolled over onto its side in the grass to the left of the cars. Several men and women are gathered around both the engine and the cars still on the track. "May 1908" is written in pencil in the top left corner.
Date: May 1908
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library

[Train Wreck Postcard]

Description: Postcard of a train wreck taken from behind one of the train cars still on the track. Crowds of people are on embankments to the left and right. A row of power-line poles are on the left embankment that continue down the track into the distance. Writing on the back of the card reads, "Wreck near Goldthwaite Tex May '08".
Date: May 1908
Partner: Jennie Trent Dew Library