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[Baby in Knee-Length White Gown]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images with two poses. The poses are full-length, front. The child is facing front, wearing a knee-length, short-sleeve white gown. The child is standing on a wooden chair with arms. His/her right hand and arm are resting on the back of the chair. There is handwriting written vertically between the two images.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Canadian High School]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as Canadian High School, the first public high school. The brick building is three-stories high; at the top of the building there is an emblem with the letters, "C H S." An antenna extends from the right side of the roof. A group of children are standing around the building. Some of the children are playing on see-saws. In the background, there are houses. In the foreground, there is a dirt road. Text on the photograph says "Canadian High [School]."
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Canadian High School]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a building identified as Canadian High School, the first public high school. The brick building is three-stories high; at the top of the building, there is an emblem with the letters, "C H S." An antenna extends from the right side of the roof. Trees surround the building. In the background, there are houses. In the foreground, there is a dirt road. Text on the photograph says "[Canadian] High [School]."
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Child Seated on Arm of Chair]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images with two front, full-length poses. The child is facing front. The child is wearing a long-sleeved, white gown with lace edging on the hem, neck, and sleeves. Behind the child is a woman is a long, light-colored dress. She is holding the child upright from the back and is wearing a bracelet.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Display at Old Dutch Cleanser]

Description: Photograph of a display window at Old Dutch Cleanser. The display consists of several boxes stacked on one another and streamers hanging above the boxes. Text on the boxes says "Takhoma Biscuit," "Sunshine L. W. Soda Crackers," "Sunshine Banana Bars," "Sunshine Biscuits," "Sunshine Chocolate Fingers," and "Perfetto." A fan with streamers attached to it is sitting on top of boxes on the right side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Display in Gerlach Store]

Description: Photograph of a display window at Gerlach. The display consists of a toy house with two dolls sitting outside of it, and a bed surrounded by two dressers with mirrors attached. On the right side of the display, there is a dark-colored screen. A sign in the display says "Homes Furnished Complete. Step Inside. Electrical Work & Appliances." Text written on the photograph says "Window Decoration [-] Gerlach Store."
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Girls Class Portrait]

Description: Photograph of 14 people. A group of fourteen girls is photographed in one full-length front-facing pose. They are standing in front of a brick building with windows. They are all wearing matching outfits composed of a light-colored shirt with a collar, a dark sweater with a Wildcats "C" logo, dark skirts, and hats. There is a Wildcats flag behind them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Goat at Red Cross Sale]

Description: Photograph of 1 animal. A goat is photographed facing left. The goat is white with long curly hair. It may be an Angora. The goat was sold at a Red Cross benefit sale.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Humphrey Grocery Company]

Description: Photograph of a display window at Humphrey Grocery Company. The display consists of several boxes stacked on one another. Text on the boxes say "Supreme Biscuit," "Supreme Crackers Cakes Biscuit," "Fig Newtons," "Salad Wafers[-]Dainty Salted Crackers," "Supreme Velma Creams," "Supreme Ginger Snaps," "Cream Sandwich," and "Supreme Soda." Above the boxes, there are two crossed American flags. There is a banner with two stars and a banner with crosses. In the foreground, a sign is laying against the building that says "The Humphrey Gro. Co. Wholesalers and Retailers in Fancy and Staple Groceries;" a framed poster is sitting to the right of the sign.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Infant Sitting on Table]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images with two full-length, front poses. The child is facing the front. The child is sitting on a table. The child is wearing a white, short-sleeved sundress. The child is smiling and leaning forward in both images. A large arm is on the right top of the table.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Interior View of Automotive Dealership]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of a car dealership. One man wearing a suit and tie is standing in between two cars. The cars have hood ornaments consisting of wing shapes. On the left side of the cars, there is a sign that says "Pontiac Six." On the right side of the cars, there is a table with plants on it.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Interior View of Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of a drug store. One man is standing behind a counter, and one man is standing in front of it; both men are wearing hats. The counters are filled with products. On the left counter, there is a Ray Lite flashlight display. In the foreground, a rug covers the floor, and a refrigerator is against a wall to the right. In the background, there are several posters and two calendars on the back wall.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Interior View of Store]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of an unidentified general store. One man is standing behind a counter on the right side of the image. He is wearing a dark-colored sweater and tie. He is surrounded by a variety of products; distinguishable products include dishes, silverware, locks, clocks, and seeds.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of a Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the front of a cafe. It is a one-story building with a door and three windows in the front. There is a wooden awning in the front that is supported by two poles in each corner. Next to the front door, there are two advertising signs, one for "7up" and the other for "Royal Crown Cola." On the edge of the awning, there is a small sign that says "Coffee 5 Cents." On top of the awning, there appears to be a metal air conditioning unit. The signs that are attached to the top of the building say "Check-In Station Truck Stop" and "Cafe." On top of the building, "W.O. Rich" is painted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of a Cafe and an Automobile]

Description: Photograph of the front of a cafe. The cafe is one-story with a door, three windows in the front, and a wooden awning over the front that is supported by two wooden poles at the corners. There are two advertising signs by the front door, one that says "7up" and the other says "Royal Crown Cola." On the edge of the awning, there is a sign that says "Coffee 5 Cents." On the top of the awning, there appears to be a large metal air conditioner. Next to the building, there is an automobile parked; above the automobile, attached to the building are two signs, one that says "Cafe" and the other says "Check-In Station Truck Stop." "W. O. Rich" is painted on the top of the front of the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of a Paper]

Description: This photograph is of what appears to be a piece of paper on top of unidentified objects. The paper has an illustration in the center of a man riding a horse and around it, the words Stampede, Shattuck, Okla, August 13, 14 appear.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of a Row of Businesses and Automobiles]

Description: Photograph of 2 people. This photograph is of a row of businesses that continue down the street with rows of automobiles in front of them. There is a large building at the end that faces the street, a lamppost in the middle of the street, and two more cars and a few businesses across the street. The first business in the photograph has a sign that reads The Individual Shop and there are two men standing outside the front doors. They both appear to be wearing hats and jackets.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of a Service Station and an Automobile]

Description: This photograph is of a gas and service station. There are two doors in the front of the building with a small awning over them. There appear to be two gas pumps on their own island a few feet from the front doors of the station. There is an automobile near the first gas pump that is facing away from the camera. There are tires and a toy car in the front of the station and many advertising signs around the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of a Wedding Certificate]

Description: This is a photograph of a wedding certificate issued in the state of Kansas. It says that Edwin Moore and Elsie Whitecrow were married on April 17th, 1921 at what appears to be Columbus Cherokee Kansas. There were four witnesses, Mrs. C.G. Parks, Mr. C.G. Parks, E.A. Callyson, and the Justice of the Piece. There is a picture of flowers and leaves near the top left corner and a vine of flowers at the bottom of the page separating the signatures of the four witnesses. The certificate appears to be tacked onto another surface with one metal tack at the top right corner and one metal tack at the bottom of the page in the middle.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of Four Men and Two Boys]

Description: Photograph of 6 people. This photograph is of four men in front of a gas and service station. There is a young boy in the doorway of the service station and another boy near the side of the building. One man is standing with one hand on the back of an automobile. He is wearing a suit, tie and a hat. Another man is standing next to the gas pump behind the man and the automobile. He is wearing a button-down shirt, overalls, and a hat. One man is standing near the door of the service station wearing a button-down shirt, slacks, suspenders and a hat. The fourth man is standing near one of the other gas pumps with one arm on the gas pump hose. He is wearing a button-down shirt, slacks, suspenders and a hat. The boy off to the side of the photograph is wearing a short-sleeve button-down shirt and overalls. They are all looking directly at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Photograph of J. F. Johnson House]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a house owned by J. F. Johnson. The brick house is two-stories high; an awning extends from the front of the house. Two chimneys extend from the roof. Trees and shrubs surround the house. In the foreground, there is a sidewalk and road. Text on the photograph says "Residance [sic] Canadian Tex's."
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Large Group of Men, Women and Children]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people. This portrait is of a large group of men, women and children standing in front of a building that says City Hall & Municipal Auditorium. There is a flagpole in front of the building near the street and flags draped on the front of the building. There are two flags on the front of the building that say Texas Centennial 1836 1936. The women in the group are all wearing dresses, most of them are wearing hats, one woman has a fan, one woman has a flower corsage, and many of the women are carrying handbags. There are two young girls to the left of the crowd that are both wearing dresses. The men in the portrait appear to all be wearing button-down shirts and slacks and most of them are wearing ties or bow ties and hats. Four men are wearing vests, one man has a cane, and one man appears to have a crutch. Many of the men have mustaches, beards or are wearing glasses. There are two automobiles in the picture, one on the far left of the photograph and the other on the far right. There is a man leaning against the car on the far right and looking at the group of people in front of the building. Three women on the left end of the group are looking down and turned sideways, four men and two women are on the far right and turned slightly to the left, watching the group of people, and the crowd of people in front of the building all appear to be looking directly at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Man Holding a Sign]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. This photograph is of a man standing on what appears to be the top of a small mountain with a large valley behind him and at the bottom of the mountain. The man is holding up a sign that is attached to two metal poles that are in the ground. The sign is an upside-down triangle shape and says Marland Oils across the middle. The man has one hand on one of the metal poles and the other at the bottom tip of the triangular sign. The man is wearing a button-down shirt, overalls and a hat and appears to be looking directly at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Portrait of a Woman]

Description: Photograph of 1 person. There are two images of a woman in a dark dress with a white collar. In the first image she is facing the camera. In the second image she is facing her left but is still looking at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum