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[Amanda Blackshear]

Description: School Photo of Amanda Blackshear taken Dec 1962 - 1st. Grade - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1962
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[The Angel statue at Memorial Park honoring the Texas City firefighters lost in the 1947 Texas City Disaster]

Description: A close-up photograph of the Italian marble angel statue in Memorial Park which honors the Texas City firefighters killed in the 1947 Texas City Disaster. An angel stands on a pedestal with an inscription which is covered by a bouquet of flowers sitting on the ground. Behind the statue, part of the reflecting pool and another monument can be seen. On the back of the photograph is the following caption: "An Italian marble angel honors the Texas City Firefighters lost in the explosion."
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

Ann Fulfer

Description: Photograph of young woman wearing cap and gown. Photograph of Ann Fulfer of Van Horn, TX, in 1960, wearing graduation cap and gown.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc.

Description: Photograph of members of the Austin Chapter of The Links, Inc. The photograph was taken during the chartering ceremony of the chapter on December 10, 1960 in the home of Lillie Belle Hines. The charter members in the photograph from left to right are: Lillie Belle Hines, E. Louise Woodward, Thelma M. Elliott, Opan M. Seabrook, Percy G. Lyons, Dr. Connie Yerwood Conner, Mary Y. Thompson, Olive Durden Brown, Clara M. Johnson, Ruth W. Mayes, Catherine B. Lamkin, and Hazel P. Adams.
Date: December 10, 1960
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Austin Delta Sigmas

Description: Group photo of the Austin Delta Sigmas in an unidentified room; members are unidentified.
Date: January 12, 1964
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[B. C. Lively]

Description: B. C. Lively served as Mayor of Palestine from 1969 until 1971.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Ben Morris]

Description: Photo of Ben Morris - Age 2 Years 10 Months - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: 1964~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Biff Bell

Description: Photograph of young boy. Photograph of Biff Bell age 9, of Van Horn, Texas in 1967.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Billy Gregory

Description: Photograph of young boy wearing glasses. Photograph of young boy, Billy Gregory, of Van Horn, TX, wearing glasses, 1963
Date: 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

[Bricks in front of the construction of Pearce Jr. High School]

Description: Pearce Jr. High School under construction. Most of the building is already complete. There is a large pile of bricks in front of the building. There is also a man and a truck to the right of the photo.
Date: December 26, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Building views

Description: Exterior view of building with loading dock. 2 trucks and 1 car parked in front of dock.
Date: January 26, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Bunkie Rutledge

Description: Photograph of a man. Photograph of Bunkie Rutledge, a Mason in Van Horn, TX.
Date: 1965
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Cab parked on street

Description: Checker cab parked on a residential street. Houses in background.
Date: May 24, 1962
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Camilla Mitchel

Description: Photograph of young woman wearing cap and gown. Graduation photograph of Camilla Mitchel, a young woman of Van Horn, TX wearing cap and gown, 1960
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Candelilla wax plant & U. S. Cavalry presence at Glenn Springs, Texas, 1916. Picture

Description: Account of attack of Mexican raiders on Glenn Spring, Texas May 5, 1916. The documentation was compiled and illustrated by photojournalist W. D. Smithers in 1961. Includes information on production of candelilla wax at the Ellis and Wood wax factory in Glenn Spring between 1911 and 1916.
Date: 1961
Creator: Smithers, W. D. (Wilfred Dudley), 1895-1981.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend)

[Central Texas College]

Description: Aerial view of Central Texas College prior to the construction of the new, multi-lane Highway 190. The bell tower and duck pond are visible near the front center of the photo, where a U-shaped drive is clearly seen. In addition to the campus buildings and automobiles in the photograph, a large area of mostly flat, barren land is visible along with a few hills. The The college opened September 19, 1967.
Date: 1960~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Charles and Robin]

Description: (back of photo) Charles with his granddaughter, Robin, age 10. Also "Bambi", our Chihuahua. Dec 1963 - Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Charles Howard Blackshear]

Description: Photo of Charles Howard Blackshear taken Christmas 1963 at 501 Kemilworth Rc. - Louisville, Ky 40206. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: December 1963
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Charles Howard Blackshear II]

Description: Charles Howard Blackshear (II) - son of Joe Anderson Blackshear Sr. - Here Charles is on vacation at the Watts Bar Resort, May 1960, age 52. He now resides in Louisville, Ky. Photo is from the William Blackshear collection, which was donated to the Palestine Public Library.
Date: May 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Charlie Bob Lomax

Description: Graduation photograph of young man wearing cap and gown. Graduation photograph of Charlie Bob Lomax, a young man of Van Horn, TX, wearing cap and gown, 1060.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Children on Slide

Description: Three unidentified adults post behind five unidentified children on a slide at the Austin Community Nursery.
Date: August 18, 1965
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library