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[Grain elevator near the port in Texas City]

Description: A photograph of the grain elevator near the port in Texas City. The photograph is taken from the side of the grain elevator, which has two rows of 6 silos each.
Date: 1935 - 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore in his office]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a dark suit vest and bowtie but without the jacket, sits at a desk in an office. A large stack of papers sits in the foreground on the desk top at Col. Moore's left. At the far left of the picture in the middle of the desk is an old "candlestick" or upright telephone. A stack of magazines/journals sits on the edge of the desk to Col. Moore's right. Behind the magazines, next to a rolltop desk are large rolled documents, possibly blueprints or surveying documents. Behind Col. Moore, on top of a rolltop desk is a radio and above that there is a framed print hanging on the wall.
Date: 1935 - 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[The Texas House of Representatives Appropriation Committee in 1935]

Description: A group photograph of the Texas House of Representatives Appropriations Committee of the 44th Legislature in 1936. Seventeen men and one woman (Helen Edmunds Moore) are gathered around tables with documents in front of them. On the back of the photograph is written: "Lenard - Chairman, Clayton - V. [Chairman], Aiken, Atchison, Bergman, Butler, Dickison, dunlap of Hays Co., Dunlap [of] Kleburg [Co.], Good, Graves, Hyder, McKee, Moore, Roberts, Settle, Stinson, Stovall, Tilllery, Word Appropriations Committe of House of Representatives 44th Legislature 1936 - (Jan 1933 to Jan. 1937)."
Date: March 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore]

Description: A formal portrait of Col. Hugh B. Moore wearing a dark suit and a dotted bow tie. Col. Moore wears glasses in this portrait.
Date: 1935 - 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore looking to the right. Mrs. Moore wears a short hairstyle, parted on the left. She wears a tweed jacket over a blouse with a bar pin at the v-neckline. She is also wearing a string of pearls. On the back of the photograph is written: "Photo by Naschke."
Date: 1935
Creator: Naschke
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore at a black-tie dinner]

Description: Approximately 25 older men, almost all in formal black-tie evening dress, stand in five rows behind a banquet table. The table has been set formally. Col. Hugh B. Moore is standing second from the left, in the back.
Date: 1935 - 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore relaxing near the cabin]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, smoking a pipe, sits in a wooden rocker in front of the Moore cabin in New Mexico. Col. Moore wears knee-high hiking boots, a long-sleeved shirt, and a hat. Near the corner of the cabin, on the far left, an unidentified young woman sits in a free-standing glider/swing shaded by an awning. The cabin sits at the bottom of a mountain, and the mountainside covered with scrub and some trees can be seen behind the cabin.
Date: 1935 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore with an unidentified couple]

Description: A photograph of Col. and Mrs. Moore with two unidentified people standing in front of bushes near a multi-storied commercial or institutional building. From left to right the individuals are: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a dark suit and bow tie and holding a straw hat; Helen Edmunds Moore with her arm through Col. Moore's arm; an unidentified man dressed in a dark suit and tie and wearing a hat, and an unidentified woman in a white dress and hat with her arms behind her back.
Date: 1935 - 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore and Mrs. Crawford taking a walk]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Moore and Mrs. Crawford walk arm-in-arm along a ridge. Behind them is a tree and a stone outcropping. To the left of them, is a valley. Col. Moore is dressed in a suit and Mrs. Moore and Mrs. Crawford are wearing dresses. This landscape may have been near the Moore's Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. On the back of the photograph is written: "Mrs. Crawford HB & I, 1935".
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore standing in front of a car]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Moore stand on the sidewalk near a black automobile. Mrs. Moore stands on the right. She is wearing formal clothes and a hat. Col. Moore stands to her left dressed in a dark suit, a bow tie and a hat.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore working at an easel]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a long-sleeved white shirt, suit vest and bow tie, sits at an easel in front of large windows. The easel is set up on a table.
Date: 1935 - 1944
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An aerial view of the American Oil storage tank farm in Texas City in 1935]

Description: An aerial photograph of the white and black storage tanks in the American Oil Tank farm in Texas City. Some other refinery buildings can be seen about mid-photograph, behind the storage tanks. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil "1935." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971."
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library