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[The Moore family home]

Description: A view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City from the front, far-right side. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge surrounds the front and sides of the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard. A smaller two-story building, possibly a garage, is visible in the rear of the house to the right.
Date: [1920..1929]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Miss Lavinia Engle]

Description: A photograph of Miss Lavinia Engle as a young woman. She is wearing a dark lace-trimmed dress and her hair is in a braid, wrapped around her head. On the back of the photograph is written: "Miss Lavinia Engle Organizer for the National Women Suffrage Assn 1913 Please return to Mrs. Helen Moore Texas City" On the bottom of the photograph is stamped: "National Women Suffrage Press Bureau, 505 Fifth Ave. New York City."
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Helen Edmunds Moore with a double horned goat]

Description: Helen Edmunds Moore, dressed in a longsleeved white blouse and long dark skirt, is holding a white goat on a rope as she walks down a hillside. On the back of the photograph is written: "Taviche Mx. 1910 Helen Moore double horned goat." Stamped on the back of the photograph is "Morris-Carter Photo Supply Co. 9119 P. O. St. Galveston, Tex".
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A portrait of Helen Moore, probably during her debutante days. She is wearing an off-the-shoulder formal gown. The photograph is a profile of her left side. On the back of the photograph is written: "Helen Moore.'
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. and Helen Moore in front of their cabin in New Mexico]

Description: A casual portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore and Col. Hugh Benton Moore standing in front of their log cabin at their Rainy Day Ranch near Santa Fe, New Mexico. Mrs. Moore is on the left wearing denim jeans and a print short-sleeved shirt. Col. Moore is on the right wearing a long-sleeved white shirt and bow tie. On the back of the photograph is written "At their camp in N Mexico".
Date: 1930~/1939~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[The Moore family home]

Description: A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard. Two automobiles are parked along the curb in front.
Date: 1920~
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

[Helen Moore with a young girl in Mexico in 1910]

Description: Helen Moore holds two round objects, possibly melons, at shoulder height. At her feet is a dog or a goat lying on the ground, being patted by a young girl, approximately 10 years old. Mrs. Moore is standing in a dirt clearing with a large building of some sort down below and behind her. Trees and scrub are visible. A small metal burner of some sort is in the far right of the picture, resting on the ground.
Date: 1910
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. Moore and ladies on board a ship]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a black suit, bow tie and hat, sits in the middle of a group of four ladies on the deck of a ship. On shore, in the background, is a multi-storied institutional or commercial building. The lady on the far right end of the group appears to be Helen Edmunds Moore.
Date: 1923
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

[Helen Moore and Essie Monday riding horses in Taviche, Mexico]

Description: Two women in white riding clothes sit on horseback in front of a one-story building near a third horse which is saddled but has no rider. The woman on the far left is Helen Moore. On the back of the photograph is written: "Taviche Mexico Dr. Monday's home Essie Monday Helen Moore 1910".
Date: 1910
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