A metal tower during a 1953 flood

A metal tower during a 1953 flood

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A metal tower sits in a flooded field some distance away from a pier full of boats during a 1953 flood.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Two foremen inspect a storm stewer surrounded by sandbags during a 1953 flood

Two foremen inspect a storm stewer surrounded by sandbags during a 1953 flood

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Two foremen identified as C.C. Maynard and W.F Crothers inspect a storm sewer surrounded by sandbags during a 1953 flood.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
A riverside street during the 1953 flood

A riverside street during the 1953 flood

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A boy plays in a water-filled street as a bus passes by during a 1953 flood.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
Men filling sandbags during a 1953 flood

Men filling sandbags during a 1953 flood

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Groups of men fill sandbags during a 1953 flood. Several of them are wearing sailor's hats and army uniforms.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
A sign warns of a bad bridge during a 1953 flood

A sign warns of a bad bridge during a 1953 flood

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: A sign warns to drive slow due to a bad bridge at 1000 ft during a 1953 flood. It reads "CAUTION Bad Bridge 1000 FT. Drive Slow."
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[Jim Wright certificate from the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce]

[Jim Wright certificate from the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce]

Date: 1953
Creator: Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce
Description: Photo of a certificate given to Jim Wright. Photo taken in 1953.
Contributing Partner: Weatherford College
[Robert Pickel]

[Robert Pickel]

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Robert Pickel served as Mayor of Palestine from 1953 until 1959.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[Lerma Family Photo, 1953]

[Lerma Family Photo, 1953]

Date: February 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Black and white photograph of a family group posed for a portrait. The five men and two women are all dressed in formal attire. They are standing outside in front of trees. The family photo was taken in February 1953. The Lerma family members are John (Pantaleón) Lerma, Sr. (1892-1985); Joseph P. Lerma (1897-1976); Louisa Lerma Tercero (1899-1972); Simon (Sam) Lerma, Jr. (1907-1966); Maxcimo (Max) Lerma (1903-1985); Francisco (Frank) Lerma (1911-1992); and Herminia (Minnie) Lerma Hinkle (1913-1994).
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family
[Negative of Lerma Family Photo, 1953]

[Negative of Lerma Family Photo, 1953]

Date: February 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a family group posed for a portrait. The five men and two women are all dressed in formal attire. They are standing outside in front of trees. The family photo was taken in February 1953. The Lerma family members are John (Pantaleón) Lerma, Sr. (1892-1985); Joseph P. Lerma (1897-1976); Louisa Lerma Tercero (1899-1972); Simon (Sam) Lerma, Jr. (1907-1966); Maxcimo (Max) Lerma (1903-1985); Francisco (Frank) Lerma (1911-1992); and Herminia (Minnie) Lerma Hinkle (1913-1994).
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Matta Family
Portrait of Actress

Portrait of Actress

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a portrait of actress Loretta Young wearing a light colored dress and necklace. There are details printed at the bottom of the picture and other pictures partially visible to the right and bottom.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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