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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

1963 Easter Sunday Presbyterian children

Description: Photograph of children. Photograph of eight children from the Van Horn Presbyterian Church of Van Horn, TX on Easter Sunday, April 14, 1963. Front row-Biff Bell, ? Wychel, Ann Sourmore, Mildred Noron. Back row-Betty McMorris, ? McMorris, Barbara Noron, Kim Bell.
Date: April 14, 1963
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking north. Congress bridge on far right, South First Bridge mid-center and railroad bridge far left. The Auditorium (later known as Palmer Event Center and now Long Center) in center foreground, Disch Field lower left with the Coliseum next to the field.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking north.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view. Downtown Austin. Congress Avenue in center, the Driskill Hotel on the lower left, the Brown building upper right. Fifth street on the left and Eight Street on the right.
Date: November 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerial View of Town Lake

Description: Aerial view of Town Lake looking northwest. Riverside drive in center. Fish hatchery on the north side of the Colorado river and east of IH 35.
Date: May 20, 1968
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Aerials of area around Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Aerial view of area around Congress Avenue Bridge facing the west. Other bridges and buildings are shown. The bridge in the foreground (eastmost bridge) is the Congress Ave bridge, and the 1st Street bridge and Lamar Blvd. bridge are also visible.
Date: January 30, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Allison Yates

Description: Photograph of a man with a hat and glasses. Photograph of Allison Yates, a Mason in Van Horn, TX.
Date: 1962
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Alpha Xi Delta Group Photo

Description: Color group photo of the Alpha Xi Delta sorority; individuals are unidentified.
Date: October 14, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin 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
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~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Ann Fulfer

Description: Photograph of young woman wearing cap and gown. Photograph of Ann Fulfer of Van Horn, TX, in 1960, wearing graduation cap and gown.
Date: 1960
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc.

Description: Photograph of members of the Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc. The photograph was taken during the chartering ceremony of the chapter on December 10, 1960 in the home of Lillie Belle Hines. The charter members in the photograph from left to right are: Lillie Belle Hines, E. Louise Woodward, Thelma M. Elliott, Opan M. Seabrook, Percy G. Lyons, Dr. Connie Yerwood Conner, Mary Y. Thompson, Olive Durden Brown, Clara M. Johnson, Ruth W. Mayes, Catherine B. Lamkin, and Hazel P. Adams.
Date: December 10, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Delta Sigmas

Description: Group photo of the Austin Delta Sigmas in an unidentified room; members are unidentified.
Date: January 12, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[B. C. Lively]

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

Biff Bell

Description: Photograph of young boy. Photograph of Biff Bell age 9, of Van Horn, Texas in 1967.
Date: 1969
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Big Three Welding Co. building view

Description: Exterior view of business building with cylinders of gas on loading dock.
Date: January 4, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Billy Gregory

Description: Photograph of young boy wearing glasses. Photograph of young boy, Billy Gregory, of Van Horn, TX, wearing glasses, 1963
Date: 1963
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Bricks in front of the construction of Pearce Jr. High School]

Description: Pearce Jr. High School under construction. Most of the building is already complete. There is a large pile of bricks in front of the building. There is also a man and a truck to the right of the photo.
Date: December 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Building views

Description: Exterior view of building with loading dock. 2 trucks and 1 car parked in front of dock.
Date: January 26, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bunkie Rutledge

Description: Photograph of a man. Photograph of Bunkie Rutledge, a Mason in Van Horn, TX.
Date: 1965
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum