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[Unidentified Woman Named Louise]

Description: Photo of an unidentified woman named Louise (from back of photo) Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: September 1933
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[St Paul's Church - Freeport, Tx.]

Description: Two unidentified men standing on the steps of St. Paul's Church in Freeport, Tx. 1934. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Albert W. Tailor of Oklahoma]

Description: Albert W. Tailor of Oklahoma taken in 1934 at age 22 - His father was evidentially a doctor. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Charles W. Blackshear]

Description: Charles W. Blackshear - Freeport Beach - Age 21 - on visit to William S. Blackshear - April 1934 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: April 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Peg and Buddy McLaughlin - Jones Beach]

Description: (back of photo) Peg and Buddy - Taken at Jones Beach - Both felt very silly when this was taken. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Unidentified Woman Sitting on a Wall]

Description: Photo of an unidentified woman sitting on a wall. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Inside of a Church in Angleton, Tx.]

Description: (back of photo) Inside one of my missions - Angleton, TX. - Easter 1934. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: April 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Men on porch of St. Paul's Church - Freeport, Tx.]

Description: Charles Wesley Blackshear (in dark trousers) and others on porch of St. Paul's Church - Freeport, TX. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[American Oil Company workers in 1934]

Description: A group photograph of American Oil workers in 1934. A group of 28 men in light coats or jackets, some wearing shirts and ties, some wearing outdoor work clothes, have gathered for a group photograph. The photograph is taken on a dirt clearing in front of a wooden building. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "2-14-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971."
Date: October 19, 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An aerial view of construction in Texas City in 1934]

Description: An aerial view of several construction sites in Texas City. At the bottom left, the foundation of a large building is in place and several men are walking within the building perimeters. At the bottom right the concrete walls and internal supports of another building have been built. About mid-picture the first floor of a large industrial building has been completed. A line of automobiles are parked along a wide dirt road between the construction sites. These sites appear to be refinery buildings and lines of pipelines, and power poles, surrounded by security fencing can be seen. In the background are scattered houses. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written :"1-13-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971"
Date: January 13, 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[William S. Blackshear]

Description: Photo of William S. Blackshear taken Feb 1937 in Los Angeles. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: February 1937
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[American Oil Company Refinery in Texas City in 1934]

Description: A view of the American Oil Refinery in Texas City in 1934. In the foreground, a man holds the reins to three mules in tandem, pulling something. A four wheeled car with metal drums and a flatbed truck can be seen behind the man. The refinery buildings, smokestacks and tanks and piping structures can be clearly seen in the picture. A row of railroad cars sit in front of the pipeline structure. On the back of the photograph in pencil is written "10-19-34." Taped to the back of the photograph is "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company Sept. 15, 1971."
Date: October 19, 1934
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[An aerial view of the American Oil storage tank farm in Texas City in 1935]

Description: An aerial photograph of the white and black storage tanks in the American Oil Tank farm in Texas City. Some other refinery buildings can be seen about mid-photograph, behind the storage tanks. On the back of the photograph is written in pencil "1935." Taped to the back of the photograph is a label reading "Donated to Texas City Historical Committee by American Oil Company September 15, 1971."
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Bellevue Hotel]

Description: Bellevue Hotel: Lillis Gill standing in front. Photo taken in 1939: Bellevue, Texas.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Anderson Orchard SE 10-33-4

Description: Young citrus trees with a paved road and telephone lines along the left side.
Date: March 13, 1931
Creator: [Gray]?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The University of Texas-Pan American