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Aviation field and machines First Aero Squadron Texas

Description: An airplane with pilot and co-pilot in helmets are sitting at controls of the biplane. Eight other ground crew in uniform and hats are posing for photograph standing in front of airplane. Large tents are seen in the background. People in distance on right are standing or sitting on a wall with advertising on it. "Wright C, SC-14 with 1/Lts. Roy Kirtland pilot and Hugh Kelly student, Texas City, Texas March 1913. Lt. Kelly would be killed in SC-14 with pilot Lt. E.L. Ellington in San Diego, California, 24 November 1913"--p. 123 1st Aero Squadron in Texas City, Texas / by Douglas E. Edwards in Over the Front : Journal of the League of World War I Aviation Historians, v. 13, no. 2, Summer 1998. "Aviation field and machines First Aero Squadron Texas, Maurer (?) photo copy ger (?)"--label on image. USAF Museum photo.
Date: March 1913
Creator: Maurer
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Flooded Denver Railroad

Description: Looking west across the flooded Denver River in Henrietta, TX. On June 12, 1915, Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Worsham walked this railroad track about 9 PM without lights. The water had gone down some but it was a dangerous journey for a man, let alone a woman. They had to feel their way along the track. This was the night that Mr. W.A. Warsham passed away.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Col. Hugh B. Moore and General John J. Pershing]

Description: General John J. Pershing (on the left) and Col. Hugh B. Moore (on the right) are standing together on an open field or parade ground. Both men are in military uniform. General Pershing wears a military overcoat, while Col. Moore does not. In the background are a number of unidentified buildings, made of stone or brick. Some have two stories.
Date: [1912..1919]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Agusta Regan]

Description: A portrait of Agusta Regan, who appears to be about six or seven years of age in this photograph. She has her hair cut short, and is wearing a muslin dress with collar, cuffs and sash of white, white socks and black button-up shoes. On the back of the photograph is written: "Agusta Regan daughter of Mrs. M. Regan".
Date: [1910..1930]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Byers Post Office

Description: Postmaster Sheridan Baker Householder sits in a chair in his den behind the Byers post office. He was postmaster fronm 1914-1918. The room has a small potbelly stove for heat, a safe with the door ajar, and decoratrive wallpaper in the walls and ceilings.
Date: 1914~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Col. Hugh B. Moore in uniform]

Description: Col. Hugh Benton Moore [1874-1944], in regular Army uniform with field jacket, stands in front of the porch of a brick and stone building. Based on the uniform and other photographs in the collection, this photograph was taken sometime between 1910 and 1920. (Col. Moore served in World War I in the U.S. Army).
Date: [1910..1920]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Army camp at Texas City, Texas]

Description: Two rows of small pup tents are pitched in a field. Two soldiers are standing at the front of the tent rows watching the nearest tent on the left which has two soldiers kneeling and working inside the tent. One soldier stands in the distance looking away and other soldiers are kneeling or sitting in front of in the tents. On back of photo - "First Army Base Texas City Texas" and "Edward Martin Born Gal. Tx. Stationed here."
Date: [1913..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Automobile Ferry After the Flood

Description: Richard Wyatt going across the levee North of Henrietta on a ferry pulled by horses to his farm where Mrs. Wyatt was. This was taken a foot of hill just out of town. The fringe of trees in the distance marks the slough. This was taken after the water had receded considerably, as you can see by the drift on the fence at left.
Date: 1915~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

House Cleaning day in the Second Division of the U.S. Army stationed at Texas City

Description: Two rows of Army tents divided by a dirt road with cots, bedding, and footlockers sitting out in front of the tent entrances. Soldiers in uniforms are visible in front of some of the tents. The caption under the print reads "House cleaning Day in the Second Division of the U.S. Army stationed in Texas City."
Date: [1913..1915]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library