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[Clifton Centennial-1952 #10]

Description: Photograph of the Public Service Company float, which was part of the 1952 Clifton, Texas centennial celebrations. This is a head-on view of a truck with a flatbed; a clothesline with clothing is strung across the bed and there is a couple dressed as pioneers on the float in addition to the driver. Buildings, parked cars, and other people are visible on either side of the street.
Date: 1952
Creator: Blewitt, William
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission

[Crime Scene in Orange, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crime scene. L - R : Captain L.B. Haydon, Deputy Sheriff Red Bland, Robert Charles Henderson, Alton Williams, and Sheriff Chester Holt. A victim named Mrs. Nick Leon was leaving Weingarten's on Turrett Rd. when she was robbed and stabbed. Henderson was the suspect. He was arrested on September 15, 1952 for the offence.
Date: 1952
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Christian Church Congregation]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church congregation. The pews are full of people, there is not a single empty seat. The church choir is sitting in the two front pews alongside Reverend John M. Hughes, who is sitting on the inner side of the pew section on the right. Next to the minister is Jane Catanach and her son, Jimmy, and Arthur Catanach.
Date: 1952
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[First Christian Church Cub Scout Banquet

Description: Photograph of a Cub Scout banquet at the First Christian Church. Most of the guests are in the middle of eating and sitting at tables. The Reverend John M. Hughes is standing in the back of the room, second from the right.
Date: 1952
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

Goad Motor Company

Description: View of used car lot at Goad Motor Company. Goad was the Cadillac and Oldsmobile dealership located at 1214 W. 6th Street.
Date: January 8, 1952
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library