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 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2011
[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

Date: May 5, 2011
Creator: unknown
Description: Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
[Early Churches of Cleveland, Texas]

[Early Churches of Cleveland, Texas]

Date: 2011~
Creator: unknown
Description: Compilation of information about churches in Cleveland, Texas including histories, church leaders, and other information. The church sketches include the Galilee Praise and Worship Center (later Galilee Missionary Baptist Church), the African Methodist Episcopal Church (later New Bethel African Methodist Church), First United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, and St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
[Letter from Cleveland Mayor Jill Barnett Kirkonis]

[Letter from Cleveland Mayor Jill Barnett Kirkonis]

Date: July 4, 2010
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Description: Letter from the mayor of the City of Cleveland. It discusses the 75th Anniversary of the city, and talks about the achievements that have been made over the years.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Description: Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Cleveland, Texas: What a Hometown Should Be

Cleveland, Texas: What a Hometown Should Be

Date: 2008~
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Description: Pamphlet endorsing Cleveland, Texas as the "gateway to the outdoor pleasures of the East Texas forest country." Highlighted points in the pamphlet include a list of Cleveland events, the Civic Center, outdoor amenities and attractions, and a map of the area. A brief introduction to Cleveland's early history and a list of future attractions are also included.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007

Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007

Date: October 4, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Walker, Dale R.
Description: Interview with Dale R. Walker of Kingsville, Texas, a United States Marine Corps veteran from World War Two. The interview includes Hill's memories about growing up as well as his personal experiences while in the Marines, including details from his involvement in the Iwo Jima attacks, 3rd Battalion, and the occupation of Nagasaki.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
[Program for Dedication Ceremony of Cleveland, Texas Gateway Marker]

[Program for Dedication Ceremony of Cleveland, Texas Gateway Marker]

Date: April 11, 2007
Creator: unknown
Description: Single-sided program for the gateway marker dedication ceremony in Cleveland, Texas. The heading "Discover Cleveland" is at the top of the program, right above an illustration of the gateway marker. According to the program, the creation of the gateway marker was a 2006 project of the "Keep Cleveland Beautiful Organization." On April 11, 2007, at 10 a.m. the ceremony was held at the site of the marker, Highway 59 South at Washington Avenue.
Contributing Partner: Cleveland Historic Society
Oral History Interview with L. B. Blackmon, April 10, 2007

Oral History Interview with L. B. Blackmon, April 10, 2007

Date: April 10, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Blackmon, L. B.
Description: Transcription of a phone interview with L. B. Blackmon of Corpus Christi, Texas, a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown talks about his time in the Marines as well as life growing up during the Great Depression and other biographical information. He recalls memories of surviving Pearl Harbor, guard duty around naval storage in Hawaii, and the Horse Marines.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, 2007

Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, 2007

Date: 2007
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A.
Description: Interview with Lieutenant Col. W. A. Bill Henderson of Gatesville, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, Mr. Henderson answers biographical questions and talks about his military flight training, traveling, and bombing the Kwai River Bridge during World War II.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
Oral History Interview with Glenn G. Morgan, February 17, 2005

Oral History Interview with Glenn G. Morgan, February 17, 2005

Date: February 17, 2005
Creator: Morris, Cork & Morgan, Glenn G.
Description: Interview with Glenn G. Morgan of Weatherford, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Navy. In the interview, Mr. Morgan talks about his time before the war as well as his military training, travels, life on and the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and his survival at sea.
Contributing Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation
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