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[Workers Clean up Park Area]

Description: Photograph of Palestine city workers cleaning up the park area across Crockett Road from Reagan Park to ready it for the arrival of the Neches Depot.
Date: 1970~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Workers sweeping an arena

Description: Several workers maintain the floor of a large bull fighting arena while hundreds of people are in the audience. In the forefront there are there are two men in bullfighting regalia preparing for the event.
Date: unknown
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[World War II Soldiers]

Description: Photo of a group of WWII Soldiers. Ralph Broyles is the soldier on the lower left.
Date: 1945~
Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission

[World Youth Conference]

Description: Photograph of the World Youth Conference. Five buses are parked in a row with all the members of the conference standing in front of the buses, waving at the photographer. The conference was held at Methodist Temple on Fifth Street because the First Christian Church did not have a large enough place to have the meeting.
Date: February 11, 1955
Creator: J.C. Watkins Photography
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Wreckage near the causeway]

Description: Photograph of aftermath of the Corpus Christi hurricane of 1919. A square structure sits in a pool of water. Inscription on back of photo, "More storm wreckage near the causeway. Don't know what this is nor where it came from."
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History

[Wrecked Vehicle]

Description: Photo of an overturned bootleggers truck in Anderson County. This photo is possibly related to the wreck mentioned in the article below, which was found in the Palestine Daily Herald Newspaper on 23 December 1933. Shorty Burnett Makes Bond Today In Fatal Mishap Walter Wiley Killed In Climax of Chase Last Night By Officers; Big Liquor supply Is Found W.S. "Shorty" Burnett, local white man, posted $1000 bond in Justice A.G. Moore's court today on a charge of transporting intoxicating liquor growing out of a chase on highway 1? late last night that enuminated in the death of Walter "Moon" Wiley, 43, local painter and paperhanger. Wiley's neck was broken and chest crushed in an automobile chase that started near the city airport. He died upon reaching the Speegle-Dupuy Hospital in an ambulance. Wiley and another man, believed to be Burnett, were riding toward Palestine in a 1922 model Chevrolet coach when Deputy Constables John Neal and Olin Farish started after them. According to officers' story, Neal and Farish hailed the occupants of the fleeing car demanding them to stop, instead the car increased its speed and the driver made other efforts to prevent the officers from driving alongside, it was stated. When about six miles from Palestine, the car occupied by Wiley and the second man met another car headed west. Apparently blinded by the approaching machine the car in which Wiley was riding swerved to the right leaving the concrete and overturning. Wiley's companion crawled out of the wreckage and fled through the woods, officers said. About 1:25 a.m., Burnett's car was reported stolen from his garage. Officers said it was Burnett's car they were chasing. Burnett is under indictment for possession of intoxicating liquor and his trial has been set for next week. Following the fatal accident, ...
Date: 1933~
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Y.M.C.A.

Description: Photograph of the Childress Y.M.C.A. in 1906 when R. H. Norris was the organizer and president. There are four unidentified young men on the sidewalk outside of the porch and three unidentified young men sitting on the stone porch wall. All seven men are looking at and posing for the camera in suits.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

["Yankee Clipper" in Forest Hills, Mass]

Description: The New Haven Railroad's "Yankee Clipper" headed by Engine No. 1396 - a Pacific type 4-6-2 locomotive, enroute through Forest Hills, Massachusetts, on June 11, 1934. Operating between Boston and New York on a 4-hour and 45-minute schedule, this All-Pullman train comprised Club car, two Parlor cars, Dining car, and Sun Parlor Observation car. The "Yankee Clipper" rolled over the New Haven's main line rails - between Grand Central station (New York) and Back Bay, South Station (Boston) - a rail distance of 229.5 miles - at an average speed of 51 miles per hour. This was an excellent schedule for the era.
Date: June 11, 1934
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Yard at Dallas Union Station]

Description: Observe this scene of activity in the Dallas Union Station's yards - the "Sam Houston Zephyr" has just entered the terminal, closely followed by the "Hustler" while the "Texas Zephyr" waits for its scheduled departure.
Date: 1949~
Creator: Plummer, Roger S.
Partner: Museum of the American Railroad

[Yard with trees and bushes]

Description: Photograph of a brightly sunlit yard containing bushes and large trees.
Date: unknown
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Yates Hotel - 204 South Main Street]

Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Built by Mr. Yates and Eagle Pass Lumber Company about 1900 as Yates Hotel. Reportedly used by Dr. John R. Brinkley for hospital patients. In 1976 is Schubert Hotel owned by Dick Schubert.
Date: 1976
Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission

Yellow cab

Description: Yellow Cab
Date: June 28, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Yern and Inger Grimland Family

Description: Large family group, posing on front lawn and porch, honoring the Golden Wedding Anniversary of Inger and Yern Grimland. Those indentified are Tellef Grimland, Marren Grimland, Clara Swenson Grimland, J K Grimland, Annie Olson Grimland, Ole Solberg, Kerste Grimland Solberg, Nils Grimalnd, Mary Johnson Grimland, Gunsten Grimland, Sphie Brown Grimland, Yern Grimalnd, Inger Halverson Grimland, Mrs Thornson, Rev Thornson, Inger's sisters (in white) back of Yern, far right Hilma and Oscar J Rea
Date: unknown
Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission