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[Military Man Plays a Trumpet at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of a man in military regalia playing the trumpet at Lyndon Johnson's funeral. There is an American flag in the foreground of the picture, and several people are standing in the right side of the frame.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Military Men at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of men wearing military uniforms at Lyndon Johnson's funeral. One man is holding an American flag and two others are holding guns.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Military Men at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of men in military uniform at Lyndon Johnson's funeral. One man is holding a gun and the other is holding an American flag. There is a priest in the background.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Mourners at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of mourners seated in folding chairs at Lyndon Johnson's funeral. Seated in the front row: Patrick John Nugent holding his daughter, Nicole; Luci Baines Nugent holding her son, Patrick; Lynda Bird Johnson holding one of her daughters.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Mourners at Lyndon Johnson's Funeral]

Description: Photograph of people at Lyndon Johnson's funeral in the Johnson Family Cemetery. Military personnel stand in the background as a group of mourners walk towards rows of folding chairs.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Otto Lindig Holding His Book with Others]

Description: Photograph of elderly Otto Lindig sitting at a desk and holding up a copy of his book, "100 Years: Historical Recollections of Gillespie County." A seated woman to the left is holding a corner of the book. An elderly man sits to the left holding a hat. Another elderly man stands to the right.
Date: July 8, 1971
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Outside of an Envelope]

Description: Photograph of the outside of an envelope. It reads "The Radio Post / 'The Hill Country's Most Popular Weekly' / P. O. Box 593 / Fredericksburg, Texas 78624". "9/4/75" is written on the envelope.
Date: September 4, 1975
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Sheriff Hugo Klaerner Shaking Hands in Front of Government Building]

Description: Photograph of Sheriff Hugo Klaerner shaking hands with a larger elderly man in front of the brick Gillespie County law Enforcement Building. A plaque showing the county's law enforcement leaders for 1974 is in between the two. A deputy with a mustache and uniform stands to the left of the sheriff.
Date: 1974~
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Sheriff Hugo Klaerner Shaking Hands in Front of Government Building]

Description: Photograph of Sheriff Hugo Klaerner, on the far right, shaking hands with a uniformed officer in front of the brick Gillespie County law Enforcement Building. A plaque showing the county's law enforcement leaders for 1974 is in between the two. A deputy with a mustache and uniform stands to the far left.
Date: 1974~
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[The Threadgills Performing for an Audience]

Description: Photograph of the Threadgill Family performing for an audience. The eight member band is standing on a wooden floor below an audience and in front of a curtain. A man, left, sits among them.
Date: 1974-9-26
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

[Two People Behind a Stone Barrier]

Description: Photograph of two people standing behind a stone barrier. Their backs are to the camera. They are looking out at a cemetery covered in snow.
Date: January 25, 1973
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition

Description: Photograph of part of downtown Arlington being prepared for a demolition in 1972. It was taken from across an intersection. Among the buildings sectioned off are a pharmacy, Hutton Pianos and Organs, and Walter's Auto Supply. There is a truck by the buildings, and a car is on the road.
Date: 1972
Creator: Hudspeth, Rural
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Birdseye Perspective from Northwest, Restoration Legation de France, Austin, Texas, For Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Description: Architectural drawing in pencil of several buildings and the surrounding grounds overlaid on a second, colored drawing. There is a compass in the upper righthand corner and two floorplans outside of the main drawing. In the upper lefthand corner, there is a floorplan of the stable and carriage house with the scale listed as 1/8"=1'.0" (Scale= 1:96) and in the lower righthand corner is a floorplan of the loft at the same scale. Along the right side of the page, the "Legend" lists five numbered issues that the drawing represents: (1) Rebuild stable and carriage house, (2) Remove brick terrace, (3) Replace outswing'g. casements, (4) Remove brick chimney caps, and (5) Complete stone walls. Near the lower right portion of the drawing, there is a raised stamp that says "Registered Architect, State of Texas." Courtesy of Mr. Ray R. Stripling.
Date: February 18, 1974
Creator: Raiford Stripling Associates, Inc.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: French Legation Museum

[Jefferson County Sub - Courthouse Fishpond]

Description: Photograph of a fishpond outside of Jefferson County Sub-Courthouse. In the center of the pond, there is a sculpture, entitled "Music of the Sea," consisting of a child holding a shell to their ear. It was given to the city by Edith Smith Norton in memory of her father, Charles Eugene Norton, the first mayor of Port Arthur. In the background, there is a view of Port Arthur City Hall.
Date: 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Lakeview Swimming Pool]

Description: Photograph of Lakeview Swimming Pool in Port Arther, Texas. Several people are in the pool and others are jumping off of diving boards to the left of the photograph. In the foreground, a man is sitting in a lifeguard chair. In the background, there is a brick structure with a white awning attached. An imprint at the bottom-right of the photograph says "Watkins Studio;" handwritten text below the photograph says "Lakeview Swimming Pool - Port Arthur 1978."
Date: 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[The Monrovian Ship "Nautica"]

Description: Photograph of the "Nautica," a tanker owned by the Texas Company, out of Monrovia, Liberia. The ship has has one smokestack as well as many tall cranes, each of which is connected by a large amount of rigging. It is flying the American flag from a pole on the stern.
Date: 1971~
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur City Hall]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building identified as Port Arthur City Hall at 444 Fourth Street. The building is several stories high. There is an awning extending over a driveway on one side with a car underneath it. In the foreground, there is a yard with trees, shrubs, and park lights. In the bottom right corner of the photograph, "Watkins Studio" is embossed.
Date: July 15, 1978
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Republic of Texas Savings Building]

Description: Photograph of the Republic of Texas Savings in Port Arthur, Texas, located on the corner of two streets. Cars are parked on the street in the foreground, in front of several storefronts for businesses next to the bank. People are standing near the cross-street, visible on the left side of the image.
Date: April 5, 1972
Creator: Watkins Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library