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Airplane Flying

Description: Negative of an airplane flying over Odessa, Texas during a military parade in 1956. The building on the left side of the picture is the Ector County courthouse.
Date: 1956
Partner: Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library and Hall of Fame

[Barbecue at LBJ Ranch During President Adolfo Mateos Visit]

Description: Photograph of people outdoors at a picnic table covered with food, drinks, and a cowboy hat. Two women (one of whom has a purse) sit to the left. Harry S. Truman turns to look at a man wearing a cowboy hat and holding a guitar. Sam Rayburn has his arm around a woman and looks toward Truman. Another woman sits to the right. Lyndon Johnson is standing over Truman.
Date: October 22, 1959
Creator: Dietel, Norman
Partner: LBJ Museum of San Marcos

Bascom Giles

Description: Photograph of Bascom Giles signing a document. Giles was Texas Land Commissioner from 1931-1955.
Date: February 20, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School baseball team posing with a trophy. In the back row are Alfred Seiler, Amada Frias, Harvey Seiler, Paul Gleilz and Roland Mueller. In the front row are James Stolte, Melvin Katt, Mr. Watts and Franklin Shotie.
Date: 1954
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

Ben Hur Temple Benefit Football Game

Description: Photograph of an announcement for the 9th annual benefit game for Crippled Children's Clinic sponsored by the Ben Hur Shrine Temple. The game was played between the Texas freshmen and the A&M freshmen and was held at Memorial Stadium on November 19, 1955.
Date: November 8, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of elderly man seated at table with birthday cake. Birthday party was for 104-year-old man, Thomas Riddle.
Date: April 16, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Blanton's Laundry]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Blanton's Laundry on 1313 Procter Street. The building is two stories high, and signs on it say "Blanton's Laundry 20% Cash & Carry," "Fur Storage Dry Cleaning," and 19 Blanton's 39." A sign on a building to the left says "Pacific Finance Loans." Cars are parked outside of Blanton's Laundry.
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Bob Ott

Description: Photograph of man labeling ballot boxes. Robert Ott was the county district clerk.
Date: August 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Boys Volleyball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Lower Valley School boys' volleyball team. The boys are standing and kneeling in two rows. The second boy from the left in the back row is Paul Gleitz, and the third boy is Harvey Seiler. In the front row are Andrew Friesenhahn, Clayton Stolte, Kenneth Reinhard, unknown and LeeJay Baumann(?).
Date: 1953?
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Brown Derby]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Brown Derby, a bar and hotel on 648 Procter Street. An awning hangs from the building, and signs on it say "Coca-Cola" and "Brown Derby." In the foreground, there is a woman standing on the sidewalk and cars parked along the curb.
Date: 1951~
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Bunnies]

Description: Photograph of two Lower Valley Students in rabbit costumes. The student on the left is wearing a blue rabbit costume and the student on the right is wearing a pink rabbit costume. They are kneeling on the ground and looking over their shoulders.
Date: May 22, 1953
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College