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The Union Station train depot was built in 1929 on the state line between Arkansas and Texas. Half of the building is in one state, the other half is in another. The street in front of the building is still paved in brick.

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Photograph of a Texarkana USO event held during World War II, circa 1945

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Portrait of mother and two small children, circa 1900.

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Anthonly L. Ghio, sr. was present at the first sale of lots in 1873 that founded what is now Texarkana, Arkansas and Texarkana, Texas. Mr. Ghio purchased the third lot and was the first to build. He later served as mayor of the Texas side.

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Portrait of an African-American lady, circa 1927.

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Portrait of Evelyn Spurr, circa 1928. Autographed to "Anna Dunn and John."

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Woman buying a vaccuum cleaner in a Texarkana, Arkansas shop, circa 1925.

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The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was written by Welles specifically for the event and it was based on Texarkana's unique situation on the AR-TX border. This image…

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Orson Welles speaking to Bowie Coutny War Loan Drive chairman, James R. Bryant at the Perot Theatre, Texarkana, June 12, 1944. The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was…

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Parade to open the Fifth War Loan Drive, June 12, 1944. The Fifth War Loan campaign was kicked off in Texarkana by Orson Welles and the Mercury Theatre cast. A radio drama was written by Welles specifically for the event and it was based on…
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