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Robert Hunter home in Hitchcock

Description: Robert Hunter home in Hitchcock, Texas. The home was built in 1901 by Mr. Hunter's Grandfather, Howard Layton Roberts.
Date: 2006
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

Lockheed L-10A Electra at the Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Ceremony

Description: Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Service. Hangar displays with people standing around an airplane. This is Linda Finch's airplane in which she 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. Finch can be seen in the left side of the frame, speaking with some onlookers.
Date: 1997
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[The Altar Monument in Memorial Park in Texas City]

Description: A close-up view of the Altar memorial at Memorial Park in Texas City. A stone book lies open on a stone altar. On the front of the memorial is engraved "In memoriam those who lost their lives in the Texas City Disaster of April 16, 1947". On the back of the photograph is typed "A stone altar was part of the original cemetery and remains as part of the restoration and enhancement completed in 1991."
Date: 1991
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Camp Wallace

Description: View of Camp Wallace with numerous buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[A commercial building in Texas City]

Description: An unidentified two-story commercial building stands on the northwest corner of Texas Avenue and Third Street in Texas City. Line markers for parking places are visible in the foreground, so the building is in the business district, although the building on the left was a residence. Three identical signs are posted on the floor-to-ceiling ground floor windows on the left end of the building. To the left of the building, pipes and other materials lie on the ground near another two-story building. To the far right of the picture a sign reading "Frank's Taxi Service" hangs on the side of another building that was once a pawn shop. A car is driving down the street.
Date: c. 1940 - 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Friday night at the Service Club

Description: Friday night at the Service Club at Camp Wallace. Two servicemen in full dress and three women in evening wear are sitting. They are smoking and drinking.
Date: c. 1940 - 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library