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Doris Jean New

Description: Photograph of young woman wearing glasses. Photograph of Doris Jean New, a young woman of Van Horn, TX, 1959. Caption: "58-59 Van Horn High"
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Elementary Class, 1959-1960

Description: Photograph of elementary class. Photograph of elementary class,1959-60, Van Horn, TX. Front row: Jay Vincent, two unidentified boys, Emilio Rodriquez, middle row: Vickie Farmer, Sherri Gilbert, Darice McVay, Lorena Rivera, Sandra Hill, Richard Carrillo, back row: Sara Bounds, Rita Long, Susan Meeks, Alberta Echols, Gay Murrell
Date: [1959..1960]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

George Mount

Description: Photograph of man wearing suit and tie. Photograph of George Mount, Math Teacher at Van Horn High School, Van Horn, TX 1959. Caption: "58-59 Van Horn High"
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Glenda Menefee

Description: Photograph of young girl. Photograph of young girl, Glenda Menefee, of Van Horn, TX, 1959. Caption: "58-59 Van Horn Jr. High"
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Oma Swann

Description: Photograph of woman. Photograph of Oma Swann, of Van Horn, TX 1959, a teacher at Van Horn Elementary School, 1958-59. Caption: "58-59, Van Horn Elem."
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

John Roberts Band

Description: Photograph of nine members of the Mello-Tones playing instruments at a function. Several guests are sitting in the background at right.
Date: November 22, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Streets, steps - 7th and Trinity

Description: Street scene with vehicles. Sign on building for Austin Gospel Tabernacle.
Date: January 24, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Mildred and Amanda Blackshear]

Description: Mildred Blackshear and Amanda Blackshear. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[A band called "The Mello-Tones"]

Description: "The Mello-Tones" playing an array of musical instruments. There is a table to the right of the photo with musical instruments on it. The men are all wearing dark suits.
Date: September 12, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[V.E. Sterzing singing with the Sterzing Orchestra]

Description: V. E. Sterzing singing along with the Sterzing Orchestra. Sterzing is singing into a microphone while the rest of the orchestra is playing several different musical instruments.
Date: March 30, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Killeen Flood of 1957]

Description: Photograph of the Killeen flood of 1957. The wheels of several cars are underwater. "Killeen Flood - A deadly flood which hit Killeen in 1957 cost the lives of three persons. This view of downtown is on the south side of Avenue D between 2nd Street and College Street, with a drainage ditch in between which overflowed into the fire station and Herald offices, at the left."
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[A man loading cotton cake into a car]

Description: A man loading a large bag of cotton cake into a car. The cake is the solid that remains after the cottonseeds have had the oil pressed out of them.
Date: July 28, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[An aerial view of the West Winds Motel]

Description: An aerial photograph of the West Winds Motel. There is a 7-Eleven next to the motel. There are also several houses surrounding the area.
Date: June 7, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Johnny Ramos - Boxer

Description: Johnny Ramos, boxer. He has his hands taped up and is in a fighting stance. He is wearing boxing shorts and shoes.
Date: January 18, 1956
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Craig Morris and Alf Morris Jr. at Waco, Texas]

Description: (back of photo) Alf (right) Fall 1956 at Waco, Texas. The other (left) is Craig (M.D.) his brother. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Elvis Presley photograph

Description: Portrait-style photograph of singer Elvis Presley wearing a cap that is believed to be Harley Davidson Motorcycle hat called a "Lite Weight Cap."
Date: 1956~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Killeen City Police Department

Description: Killeen police standing outside of the a building with a "welcome" banner, possibly City Hall. The chief of police and thirteen policemen are picture in this photograph taken in 1956.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Christmas Card with Photo of Mark and Gary Howell]

Description: Photo Christmas Card from Jeannine, Courtney, Mark and Gary Howell - (back of card) Christmas 1955, Mark age 3 years 4 months, Gary age 1 year 3 months. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[An employee of the Presley Service Department]

Description: A photo of an employee of Presley Service Department. The man is wearing a white Presley shirt with a tie. There are automobiles outside the window to the right of the photo.
Date: December 1, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library