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Barbecue at Old Settler's Reunion 1919

Description: Photograph of public gathering. Photograph of Van Horn, TX. Old Settler's Reunion, August 28, 1919. Photograph taken from Old Courthouse looking north.
Date: August 28, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Old Settler's Day, 1919

Description: Photograph of people, horses, and automobiles in front of train station. Photograph of Van Horn Texas' 1919 Old Settler's Day. People, horses and automobiles taken on August 28, 1919
Date: August 28, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Old Settler's Day, 1919

Description: Photograph of parade on street. Photograph of military band, automobiles and spectators at parade by train station at Van Horn, Texas' Old Settler's Day, August 28, 1919. Image labeled "The Band, Van Horn, Tex., Aug-28-1919.
Date: August 28, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Old Settler's Day, 1919

Description: Photograph of people, horses, and automobiles in front of train station. Photograph of Van Horn, Texas' Old Settler's Day 1919 people, horses, and automobiles in front of train station, with caption, "Waiting for Gov. Hobby, Van Horn, Tex., Aug-28-1919"
Date: August 28, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Students at Central School, Laredo, Texas, 1919]

Description: Portrait of 34 students of Josephine Roberts Baird class sitting on the South steps of Central School in Laredo, Texas. The man in the back is a monitor named "Juan." The signatures of all the students appear on the back of the portrait.
Date: March 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Col. Hugh B. Moore in uniform with Helen Edmunds Moore in 1919]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore in standard army uniform stands outdoors near a women in a long black dress and coat and a black hat which partially obscures her face. From other photographs in the collection the woman has been identified as Helen Edmunds Moore. On the back of the photograph is written: "Jan. 1919."
Date: January 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Texas City harbor in 1919]

Description: A photograph of the port of Texas City from the docks in 1919. A one story wooden building with a lean-to porch is in the foreground. To the left, up the shoreline, a horse-drawn wagon stands near a series of small boats. A number of men, piles of boxes and kegs, are on the wooden wharves alongside the small boats. Beyond the small boats is a tug boat. On shore, a loading crane stands near an Ice wagon. On the other side of the slip, large cargo ships are at anchor. In the lower left hand corner of the photograph is written "Texas City Tex. Copyright E. E. Schlueter".
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Swimming drill 13th Cavalry Madero, Texas

Description: 13th Cavalry posing in swim gear in river channel along the Rio Grande River. John Shary is standing with the officers.
Date: July 10, 1918
Creator: Eskildsen
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American

[Flores Street near City Hall]

Description: Postcard of streetcars and cars on Flores Street in front of City Hall. The Strand Theater building is on the leftmost side. On the back of the postcard, there is a letter addressed to Mrs. F. MacArthur (Blanche) from Annie Lane asking her to send a photograph of the two of them together.
Date: July 1918
Creator: Lane, Annie
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop]

Description: Oxen carts in front of a pawn shop, Laredo, Texas. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Mr. Wilfred Hellser from "H. W."
Date: June 25, 1918
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[1st Lt. Wm. S. Blackshear and New Recruit]

Description: (back of photo) 1st Lt. William S. Blackshear (Port Exchg. Officer at time) and new recruit to U.S.A. Force. Camp Travis 1918 Feb. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: February 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Bellevue Businessmen

Description: From back of photo, "The Bellevue News, August 12, 1971. Taken 51 years ago, these men owned, or operated businesses in Bellevue following the reconstruction of the city after a tornado completely destroyed the city on April 26, 1906. They are, front row: M.J. White, druggist; Alva Weeks, county employee; Fate Walters, barber; a Mr. Hood, druggist; W.C. Boner, newspaper editor; Bill Spradling, taylor [sic]; Blake Powers, rancher; L.S. Wright, merchant; Dave Williams, shoe repairman; and Sam Johnson, blacksmith. Second row: unidentified; John Hannon, barber; Presbyterian minister; Baptist pastor; Frank Manning, merchant; a Mr. Cadenhead, retired; W.F. Wright, merchant; John Hampton, lumber yard; Silvester Karsteter, insurance agent; a Mr. Ayres, dry goods; J. A. Spradling, grocer; Marvin Wright, rancher; Joe Johnson, delivery man; and Elmer Gaught, furniture dealer. Third row: O.J. Owens, farmer; Murray Johnson, delivery man; W.A. Johnson, blacksmith; A.W. Melton, hardware dealer; Jess Gowan, farmer; Joe Ford, farmer; L.S. Spivey, hardware dealer; George Wright, merchant; Van Dishman, owner of a flour mill; Scott McConnell, grocer; L.B. Moore, banker; N.T. Gaines, banker; Dr. L.F. Crook; Joe White, dairyman; Walter Mount (living), banker; a Mr. Bass, hotel owner; George Welch (living), banker; and J.A. Phelps, farmer. (photo courtesy of Mrs. George Wright)"
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society