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Van Horn Base-Ball Club 1921

Description: Photograph of baseball team. Photograph of Van Horn, TX's Base-Ball Club, 1921. Including L to R (6 unknown players, Leonides Abreo, Genaro Carrillo, unknown, Fred Clark-manager, Fred Clark, Jr.-bat boy.) "Van Horn, Tex. Base-Ball Club, 1921. Photo by Hallgren 202 1/2 E. San Antonio St, El Paso, Tex."
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Charles Howard Blackshear II]

Description: (back of photo) My beloved cousin Chas. Howard Blackshear II, son of Uncle Joe and Aunt Mollie Colbert Blackshear. This is his freshman year at University of Ky. and he has on the "Pledge Pin" of my own college fraternity. 1926 - I had sent C.H.B. (Chas. Howard Blackshear II) to "Bob" Massies School for Boys (Massie was son of the Dean of the Lexington Ky Cathedral. (Signed) William S. Blackshear. P.S. Chas. H.B. was the first of my several 1st cousins I sent to school and/or aided financially with their schooling. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1926
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[William R. Blocker]

Description: A portrait of William R. Blocker, dressed in a dark, three-piece suit with a white shirt and tie. In the bottom right-hand corner of the photograph is raised lettering reading "Bartlett Clarendon Tex". On the bottom of the portrait, written in cursive writing is "Bill Blocker." The photograph is accompanied by an envelope on which is written "When Will was at Clarendon College, 1922-23, 1923-24."
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[At the Texas City Sulphur Dock in 1921]

Description: Three women and two men, stand posing at the foot of a large pile on the docks near the SeaTrain loading crane in Texas City. The men are dressed in dark suits, ties and hats and the women are dressed in formal or dressy clothes and hats. On the back of the photograph is written: "Morton, Terry, Gustavos, Walker and Co. Sulfur Dock. T.C." William R. Blocker is also in the photograph.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[On a train car in Texas City in 1921]

Description: A group of three women and two men pose at the end of a railroad car in Texas City in 1921. The three women and one man (evidently Wlliam R. Blocker) are standing on the balcony or observation platform at the end of the railroad car. One man (evidently Dee Walker) stands on the ground in front of the balcony and the other individuals. The car's sides are unpainted and weathered wood and two windows are boarded up. All five persons are dressed in dark clothes and are wearing hats. In the background on the far right can be seen a long wooden building with a sign reading [unknown word] "House." On the back of the photograph is written:" Texas City Feb. 1921 Miss Gustavos, [Miss] Terry, [Miss] Martou, Dee Walker."
Date: February 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Byers Toll Bridge]

Description: Byers Toll Bridge over the Red River. Photo circa 1920: Byers, Texas.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Brass T Ford]

Description: Brass T Ford. Photo circa 1920: Clay County, Texas.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Bon Ton Grocery]

Description: Photo of Bon Ton Grocery. Photo circa 1920: Henrietta, Texas.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Sharp's Cafe]

Description: Sharp's cafe: Bill Sharpe. Photo circa 1920: Henrietta, Texas.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

Description: Two children sit in a wooden boat near the edge of the bay. In the background, around the bay inlet are other boats pulled up onshore, an open-air, but covered pavilion, some smaller wooden buildings, and a pier.
Date: September 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library