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 Collection: Texas History Collection
[Tracks into Marshall]

[Tracks into Marshall]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Railroad tracks lead into Marshall. The direction and location of view are unidentified. In the distance, the tall structures of Marshall Mill and Elevator Company are visible. The industry is located next to the tracks and railroad yards. The season appears to be winter or early spring.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Tractor in a Holiday Parade]

[Tractor in a Holiday Parade]

Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of a man in a green elf costume driving a small, blue Ford tractor. The tractor is pulling a red float full of passengers who are also wearing elf costumes. They are part of the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The parade is proceeding down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Tractor in a Parade]

[Tractor in a Parade]

Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of a man driving a John Deere tractor, which is pulling a float full of teenagers down Kansas Street. The spectacle is part of League City's 32nd Annual Village Fest parade. The teenagers are wearing a uniform of blue jackets and blue jeans. One of the teens is holding a flag pole with a navy blue flag.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Trailers and Students]

[Trailers and Students]

Date: 1970
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Moutain View College, the trailers which were used for classrooms and office prior to completion of the college, and students. Trailers are in the foreground. They are on the main plaza and the college is visible in the background.
Contributing Partner: Dallas County Community College District
[Train Ride in a Holiday Parade]

[Train Ride in a Holiday Parade]

Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of a small novelty train carrying elderly passengers in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. On the front of the train is a smiley face. A banner posted above the passenger cab reads, "Santa's Senior Citizen Council." The parade procession is headed down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, until finally culminating at Walter Hall Park.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Train-Themed Sheet Cake]

[Train-Themed Sheet Cake]

Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of two young boys standing at the refreshments tables, near a sheet cake that features a train of icing boxcars and village figurines on its surface. On the table to the right is a large, silver punch bowl surrounded by a couple of floral bouquets and cups filled with punch. The refreshments are part of the festivities celebrating the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop in League City.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Train-Themed Sheet Cake]

[Train-Themed Sheet Cake]

Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Description: Photograph of a multilayer sheet cake featuring a wintry scene: three village figurines and a train of boxcars carrying candy cargo on white, snow-like icing. The cake was made for the arrival of the Texas Limited train on the day of its inaugural stop at League Park.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library
[Travis Downs, Marshall Educator]

[Travis Downs, Marshall Educator]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Mr. Travis Downs was a teacher and administrator in the Marshall Public Schools. Born in Longview in 1910, he was educated in Marshall schools. He received his Bachelor and Master degrees from Bishop College in music and education. He began teaching in Marshall at Hillside School in 1936. Soon he became principal at Dunbar. In 1970 he was promoted to the administrative staff of MISD. He retired in 1976 and died on March 9, 1978.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall]

[Trinity Episcopal Church, Marshall]

Date: August 14, 2006
Creator: unknown
Description: Trinity Episcopal Church in Marshall stands on North Grove Street where it intersects with W. Houston. The front of the church faces west with its traditional Anglican facade incorporating a tower, a series of arches and a trefoil. Beginning with the entrance at right, one then sees the sanctuary at center and then a newer fellowship wing at left, connected by a covered walkway. The original rectory and education wings are behind the main buildings. The congregation organized in 1850; but the first church building was delayed until Reconstruction.
Contributing Partner: Marshall Public Library
[Troops Entering League City]

[Troops Entering League City]

Date: 1915
Creator: Maurer
Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of World War I troops entering downtown League City, Texas. A goat accompanies the group of army men as they walk downtown. On the left is a two-story building that houses the League City Post Office, a shoe company, and a general store.
Contributing Partner: League City Helen Hall Library