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Railroads -- Texas

 Subject
Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 4 Collections and/or Records:

Andrew Alexander Forbes Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1658
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints and glass plate negatives, taken by Andrew Alexander Forbes. Includes scenes of the range cattle industry in western Oklahoma and the Texas Panhandle, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Territory, sodhouses, railroad construction, the United States Army, buffalo, andalso of Sac and Fox and Cheyenne Indians.

Dates: 1880-1900

Dorothy Johnson Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2535
Scope and Contents

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Collection. Stories (n.d.) written by Matie Mowbray Thomas concerning the exploits of Deputy U.S. Marshal, Heck Thomas, including a transcription of a letter written by Isaac Parker recommending Thomas' appointment as marshal of U.S. courts for Oklahoma; Correspondence (1876-1960) concerning Heck Thomas, including a letter to Thomas from U.S. Senator Tom P. Gore, a letter to Bill Doolin from his wife, Edith, and a letter to Matie Thomas from Chris Madsen. Also includes magazine articles (1935) titled "Truth is Stranger than Fiction" and "Heck Thomas Collects" recounting the exploits of Heck Thomas as a railroad express messenger in Texas, and as U.S. deputy marshal in Indian Territory; and diaries (1889-1895) kept by Heck Thomas which include notations about cases, witnesses, etc.

Dates: 1876-1960

Edgar W. Seay, Jr., Collection

 Collection — Box 1
Identifier: WHC-M-2152
Scope and Contents

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Collector. Nineteen engineers' drawings, primarily by the Chicago, Rock Island, and Pacific Railway Company, showing rights-of-way for areas in Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Dates: 1915-1950

Irwin Brothers Studio Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: WHC-P-1147
Scope and Contents

Black and white original prints of Kiowa, Comanche, Apache, Hopi, and Papago Indians, ranching and homesteading scenes in the West Texas hill country along with hunting, farming, and business scenes. Photographs of Chickasha and Duncan, Indian Territory and of the Irwin family are also included.

Dates: 1880-1930