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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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Alfred Jr., Thelma and Ben Morris]

Description: (Back of photo) Alfred Morris Jr., Thelma (wife) and Ben (son) Jan 18, 1962 Ben will be 2 years old. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: January 18, 1964
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Amanda Blackshear]

Description: School Photo of Amanda Blackshear taken Dec 1962 - 1st. Grade - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[B. C. Lively]

Description: B. C. Lively served as Mayor of Palestine from 1969 until 1971.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Ben Morris]

Description: Photo of Ben Morris - Age 2 Years 10 Months - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1964~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine 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.
Item Type: Artwork
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~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Elizabeth and Bob Garrett]

Description: Elizabeth and Bob Garrett - Danbury, TX. - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Elizabeth Winston]

Description: Elizabeth Winston - 16 Months - Dec 1962 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The exterior of CB Smith Volkswagen Motors]

Description: Three men holding a piece of paper and standing next to CB Smith Volkswagen Motors. There are a few cars parked next to the sign advertisement. All three of the men are wearing suits.
Date: April 12, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Fitzpatrick Homestead

Description: Older woman standing in front of the Fitzpatrick homestead in 1967. The house is surrounded by trees and has a United States flag flying in front of it.
Date: 1967
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

The four famous cavalry regiments of the First Cavalry Division. Picture

Description: Brief histories of the four cavalry regiments (5th, 7th, 8th, and 12th) organized into the First Cavalry Division at Fort Bliss, El Paso, Texas in 1921. Illustrated with the insignia of the five units.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

Gathering at Killeen Community Center

Description: Gathering of people at the Killeen Community Center, probably in the room to the west side of the gymnasium. Children and adults are clearly visible. Flags are mounted to the wall. May be the dedication ceremony of the Community Center.
Date: 1965~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System