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Alamo Hotel

Description: Exterior view of The Alamo Hotel at 400 W. 6th Street. Kash-Karry Grocery sign is visible in background at left. Wesley's Distinctive Dry Cleaning storefront is visible to the right of the hotel. The cleaners was located at 606 Guadalupe.
Date: January 25, 1957
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Beverly Sheffield

Description: Man seated at desk writing. Beverly Sheffield served as Director of Austin Parks and Recreation Department for many years. In 1947 when this photo was taken, he was Supervisor of Deep Eddy Bathing Beach.
Date: July 25, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Beverly Sheffield

Description: Man sitting at desk talking on the telephone. Beverly Sheffield is listed as being Supervisor of Deep Eddy Bathing Beach in the 1947 City Directory. He later served for many years as Director of Austin Parks and Recreation Department.
Date: July 25, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner]

Description: Photograph of the Chuck Wagon Youth Dinner at the First Christian Church. A large number of men, women, teenagers, and children are spread out on a yard in a residential area. Some people are standing but most are sitting on the grass.
Date: October 25, 1953
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Dr. Phillip's Residence

Description: Photograph of Dr. Phillip's residence. The residence is a two-story Victorian style home. There is a porch with a stoop and a balcony. Surrounding the house is mowed lawn and trees.
Date: September 25, 1938
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Christian Church Service of Dedication]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church service of Dedication of the new sanctuary led by Dr. Newton J. Robison (pastor of First Christian Church of Amarillo, a brother to Miss Gladyne Robison, Principal of Travis School, and a member of our congregation) spoke at the morning service. Dr. Elmer Henson, Dean of Brite University, Fort Worth was the chief speaker for the afternoon Dedication service.
Date: November 25, 1956
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Letter from C.I. Scofield to Judge David H. Scott, January 25, 1888]

Description: Letter from C.I. Scofield to D.H. Scott, dated January 5, 1888. On the letterhead of the Central American Mission. He discusses the Paris church's idea of merging with the Southern Presbyterian Church in Paris. Scofield says, "the Southern Presbyterian Church is the deadest, most thoroughly, hopelessly fossilized religious organization on this earth today."
Date: January 25, 1888
Creator: Scofield, C. I. (Cyrus Ingerson), 1843-1921.
Partner: Private Collection of Caroline R. Scrivner Richards

Lomis Slaughter

Description: Man dressed in suit, tie and hat standing in a grocery warehouse. Lomis Slaughter owned and operated Slaughter Grocery Stores.
Date: October 25, 1947
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Members of the Loyal Women's Sunday School Class]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Loyal Women's Sunday School Class taken in the newly completed sanctuary. First row - left to right: Mrs. J.E. Davis (Sadie), Mrs. O.A. Youngblood (Minnie), Mrs. O.P. Pearce, Mrs. John H. McDonald, and Mrs. R.H. Draughon. Second row - left to right: Mrs. Frank Hines (Clara), Mrs. Bertie Ingalls, Mrs. Leon Little (Virginia), Mrs. W.C. Neel (Ida), Mrs. Jim Dillinger (Mary), Mrs. G.T. Wallace (Stella), Mrs. C.E. Lauer, Mrs. C.W. Warren (Rose), Mrs. C.E. Perry (Ida), Mrs. J.A House, Mrs. Mary Harmon, Mrs. Ethel Akkerman, Mrs. Dewey Prince (Terrie), Mrs. N.E. Pray, Mrs. J.R. Swan (Rate), Mrs. I.N. Noble (Maude), Mrs. J.D. Eidom (Olga), Mrs. G.E. Gartman (Alice), Mrs. H.W. Davis (Bertie), Mrs. Florence McDonald. Third row - left to right: Mrs. Kate Pearson, Mrs. Hazel Dorman, Mrs. Alta Newton, Mrs. Beulah Christopher, Mrs. Mamie Peck. Fourth row - left to right: Mrs. Burt Loy, Mrs. John Chapman (Thelma), Mrs. N.C. Cloutman (Rena), Mrs. Gladys Holmes, Mrs. Nora LaRose, Mrs. S.I. Bishop, Mrs. C.H. Powell (Elizabeth), and Mrs. Ozello Doiron.
Date: November 25, 1956
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur