Rescuing Texas History, 2006 - 57 Matching Results

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1962 Van Horn Homecoming Court

Description: Photograph of four young women wearing formal dresses and one young man wearing football uniform. Photograph of 1962 Football Sweetheart and Homecoming Court, Risetta O'Nan, Pat Eglin, Ann Weston, Dawn Mitchell, with Chilo Escajeda wearing football uniform, Van Horn, TX
Date: 1962
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[The Angel statue at Memorial Park honoring the Texas City firefighters lost in the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A close-up photograph of the Italian marble angel statue in Memorial Park which honors the Texas City firefighters killed in the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An angel stands on a pedestal with an inscription which is covered by a bouquet of flowers sitting on the ground. Behind the statue, part of the reflecting pool and another monument can be seen. On the back of the photograph is the following caption: "An Italian marble angel honors the Texas City Firefighters lost in the explosion."
Date: 1960~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Candelilla wax plant & U. S. Cavalry presence at Glenn Springs, Texas, 1916. Picture

Description: Account of attack of Mexican raiders on Glenn Spring, Texas May 5, 1916. The documentation was compiled and illustrated by photojournalist W. D. Smithers in 1961. Includes information on production of candelilla wax at the Ellis and Wood wax factory in Glenn Spring between 1911 and 1916.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Central Texas College]

Description: Aerial view of Central Texas College prior to the construction of the new, multi-lane Highway 190. The bell tower and duck pond are visible near the front center of the photo, where a U-shaped drive is clearly seen. In addition to the campus buildings and automobiles in the photograph, a large area of mostly flat, barren land is visible along with a few hills. The The college opened September 19, 1967.
Date: 1960~
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Charles and Robin]

Description: (back of photo) Charles with his granddaughter, Robin, age 10. Also "Bambi", our Chihuahua. Dec 1963 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1963
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Charles Howard Blackshear]

Description: Photo of Charles Howard Blackshear taken Christmas 1963 at 501 Kemilworth Rc. - Louisville, Ky 40206. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1963
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Charles Howard Blackshear II]

Description: Charles Howard Blackshear (II) - son of Joe Anderson Blackshear Sr. - Here Charles is on vacation at the Watts Bar Resort, May 1960, age 52. He now resides in Louisville, Ky. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: May 1960
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The exterior of the Kress store]

Description: The exterior of the Kress store. A sign in the front window of the store says "open." There is a car parked under a light to the right of the photo. There are also flags hanging over the parking lot and on the exterior of the Kress building.
Date: April 23, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Field Artillery on the U. S. - Mexico border 1916-1921. Picture

Description: Brief description of the personnel and operations of a battery unit of the U. S. Army on the U. S. - Mexico border, 1916-1921, including a note on the march of Battery B, 6th Field Artillery, into Mexico with the Punitive Expedition. Illustrations based on photographs taken between 1916 and 1922.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)