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Ernestine Thompson receiving community service award from D.A.R.

Description: The Daughters of the American Revolution (D.A.R.)representative, Nancy Tanner, honors 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

R.L. Bond home in Hitchcock

Description: R.L. Bond home in Hitchcock, Texas. Formerly the Hepler home.
Date: 2006
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

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
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

Description: The Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum at the new location, 1195 Comal St. In the 1880s this was a one-room school house.
Date: October 23, 2005
Partner: Jacob Fontaine Religious Museum

[Dr. Carolyn Salter]

Description: Carolyn Salter was elected in 2005 as the first female Mayor of Palestine. Photograph of a woman in a suit in front of a governmental seal and an American Flag.
Date: 2005
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[George Foss]

Description: George Foss served as Mayor of Palestine from 2001 until 2005.
Date: 2001
Partner: Palestine Public Library

1875 Jail

Description: The old 1875 Clay County jail which was relocated and is now on the rodeo grounds.
Date: 2000
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

1890 Jail Museum

Description: 1890 Clay County Jail Museum with period furnishings, artifacts, and gallows.
Date: 2000
Creator: Major, Phil
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

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

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
Partner: Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library

[Robert McKelvey]

Description: Robert McKelvey served as Mayor of Palestine from 1997 until 2001.
Date: 1997
Partner: Palestine Public Library