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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)

[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)

High School Band 1961

Description: Photograph of school band. Photograph of Van Horn's High School Band with uniforms and instruments, Van Horn, TX 1961. Photograph labelled, "Van Horn High School Band 1961, Band Director (top left) George A, Rhoades (second year as director), Drum Major (all white with braid from shoulder to shoulder: Kathy Smith (Poopie), Jerry Breed - Band President-top right"
Date: 1961
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[The interior of the Kress store]

Description: The interior of the Kress store. There are cosmetic bags and other merchandise on display in the store. There is also a ladder to the left of the photo. There are several balloons along the ceiling.
Date: April 5, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[The interior of the Kress store]

Description: The interior of the Kress store. There are flowers, cards, and records amoung other items on display in the Kress store. There is also a glass door leading to the "Garden & Patio Shop."
Date: April 5, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library