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Maple School

Description: A class photo from the Maple School, students with three teachers.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[R. H. McLeod]

Description: R. H. McLeod served as Mayor of Palestine from 1937 until 1947.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Buffalo Springs First and Second Grade

Description: First and second grade students of the Buffalo Springs School. List attached to the photo, "Mrs. Iva Selvage, Back Row (4 boys) ?, Gerald Bragg, Doyle Jones, Kenneth Times, Second Row (3 girls, 3 boys) Leota Cox, Betty Fuller, Velma Jean Alexander, Dean Scarber, Johnny Wayne Peden, Royce Times, Front Row (8 girls) Mary Jannett Brock, ?, Winnie Fay Cowley, Neomia Robertson, Wanda Edwards.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Clay County Agent's Office

Description: County Agent's Office with (l to r) Edwina Holman, Peggy Tate, Dorsey Eaton, Maurine Carpenter, Essie Mae Coody, Captain M.S. Duncan, and Ralph Garrett seated around a table on January 33, 1938.
Date: January 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[William S. Blackshear]

Description: Photo of William S. Blackshear taken Feb 1937 in Los Angeles. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William S. Blackshear]

Description: Photo of William S. Blackshear taken in Los Angeles in Feb 1937. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William S. Blackshear]

Description: William S. Blackshear - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Meredith Howell]

Description: (Back of Photo) Meredith Howell at high school age. Escondido, California. Brought him to University of Texas where he got a Football Scholarship 1936-37. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: [1936..1937]
Creator: Havens
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Man in Rowboat]

Description: Unidentified Man in Rowboat - Summer 1936 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Man and Woman]

Description: (back of photo) On the way to Waco. August 1935. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: August 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Custom House building, Nuevo Laredo, Mexico]

Description: Postcard of the Custom House building in Nuevo Laredo. The back of the postcard includes a thank you note addressed to Capt. Elmer C. Croom from L. R. de la Peña.
Date: 1935-07-28?
Creator: de la Peña, L. R.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[John Henry Handorf]

Description: A native of Anderson County, John Henry Handorf was born on September 9, 1887, a son of John and Melissa (Milton) Handorf. He was educated in the public schools of Anderson County and after leaving school he came to Palestine and married Miss Dora Martin, the daughter of Walter and Alice Martin, on April 13, 1913. Over the next several years he worked at several companies, including a year for the I&GN Railroad, and then he went to work as foreman for the Palestine Water Works. He climbed their ranks and in 1917 was made superintendent of the plant, a position he held until 1933, when he was elected a member of the board of commissioners for the City of Palestine. After the death of Mayor Steven E. Reed in November 1934, Mr. Handorf stepped in and served out his term. He was re-elected as Mayor without opposition and served until 1939. He died on July 14, 1939 and is buried in the New Addition Annex section of the Palestine City Cemetery.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Peg and Buddy McLaughlin - Jones Beach]

Description: (back of photo) Peg and Buddy - Taken at Jones Beach - Both felt very silly when this was taken. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Bldg in Henderson TX.]

Description: (back of photo) Where I resided while serving the mission in Henderson, TX. Summer of 1935 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Woman Sitting on a Wall]

Description: Photo of an unidentified woman sitting on a wall. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Woman]

Description: (back of photo) Me taken in front of the hotel at Bermuda - Aug 1934 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: August 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Charles W. Blackshear]

Description: Charles W. Blackshear - Freeport Beach - Age 21 - on visit to William S. Blackshear - April 1934 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: April 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Inside of a Church in Angleton, Tx.]

Description: (back of photo) Inside one of my missions - Angleton, TX. - Easter 1934. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: April 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library