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Railroad trains

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 7 Collections and/or Records:

Children on a train, circa 1965

 Item — Box 10, Folder: 1
Scope and Contents

Black and white photograph of several children from HQB sitting outside on a child-size train named "Empire Builder". Three HQB staff members are also present.

Dates: circa 1965

"Photographs", circa 1890-1915

 File — Box 14
Scope and Contents

Photo album, likely belonging to Ida Mae Murphy, Janabelle Taylor's mother, features predominately wealthy black families in St. Paul, MN. Various photographers created the photographs within the album.

To note, Irvine Park in St. Paul, where a number of historic homes are located, is featured within these photographs.There are also pictures of Queen K. Johnson and Ida Mae's father, J.B. Johnson, at work as a railroad car chef, alongside white railroad workers.

Dates: circa 1890-1915