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DAR honors Ernestine Thompson

Description: Announcement for the reception when the Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.) honored Ernestine Thompson with the Community Service Award at the W.H. Passon Historical Society on May 21, 2006. Ernestine collected artifacts for the Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum.
Date: May 21, 2006
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Bill McVay and unidentified man in store

Description: Photograph of two men in Hanley Paint Store. Photograph of Bill McVay (on right) and unidentified man in paint store, Van Horn, TX. The store was established by McVay in an old gas station located at 305 West Broadway. This location is now used for the Red Rock Ranch Tours.
Date: May 2006
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Linda Finch with her Lockheed L-10A Electra at the Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Ceremony

Description: Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Service. Static displays of aircraft. A woman in a flight suit talks with a gentleman in front of a plane. This is Linda Finch of San Antonio, who in 1997 faithfully recreated the ill-fated last flight of Amelia Earhart. Finch's effort became known as "World Flight 1997," and is the only retracing of Earhart's last flight that incorporated an aircraft almost identical to Earhart's Lockheed L-10 Electra aircraft.
Date: 1997
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library