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[CavOILcade Queen and Princesses]

Description: Photograph of the CavOILcade queen and princesses at Pleasure Pier Ballroom. The queen is standing in the center, and is wearing a crown and holding a bouquet of flowers. The princesses and escorts are standing in a row on each side of her. In the background, there is a band playing in front of a backdrop with mask shapes and text that says "Mardi Gras."
Date: 1953
Creator: Angelle, John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

Checker Front Grocery Store

Description: Photograph of Checker Front Grocery Store #20 which was located at 5028 Fairview Drive in Highland Park. Kelly Smith Cleaners and Highland Park Pharmacy are also pictured.
Date: May 18, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Children Standing with a Woman in a Doorway]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing with three children and carrying a young boy. They are standing behind a porch doorway under a light bulb.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Children Waving from a Car]

Description: Photograph of Oliver Jacobs' grandchildren waving from the back of a dusty car. Bare trees and a house can be seen behind the car.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

Child's Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of small girl blowing out candles on birthday cake.
Date: February 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Child's Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of young girl standing behind birthday cake.
Date: February 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Child's Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of a group of children around a birthday cake.
Date: March 14, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Child's Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of a group of children seated on the floor around the birthday girl.
Date: February 18, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Child's Birthday Party

Description: Photograph of man, woman and children with birthday cake.
Date: March 14, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Christmas Play]

Description: Photograph of the younger students at Lower Valley School performing in a school Christmas play in a classroom. Adults and other children are sitting in the desks. There is a Christmas tree to the right.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

[Clowns]

Description: Photograph of six boys dressed as clowns. They are posed in a pyramid on the lawn of the Lower Valley School building.
Date: May 22, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Northeast Lakeview College

Commodore Perry Hotel

Description: Photograph of the exterior of The Commodore Perry Hotel.
Date: November 23, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Congress Avenue Bridge

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue Bridge looking north up Congress Avenue towards the capitol.
Date: January 15, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Construction of Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank and also on the ground.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Construction of Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of the construction of a one million gallon water tower in Pioneer Park. Half of the tank of the tower has not been built. There are men and construction equipment in the tank. In the background, there are buildings; a four story tall building is identified as Saint Mary Hospital.
Date: 1951
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Cowboy with Calf]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy holding a calf in an enclosure.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Around a Truck]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys around a blue truck in a ranch yard. Two men holding plates lean on the left side of the vehicle near an open door. Another man with a plate approaches the open and cluttered bed of the truck. Three men are leaning on the right side of the truck, and another man is partially visible in front of the vehicle. A wooden fence separates this grass area from a herd of cattle in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of cowboys branding a calf. A group of cowboys, many of whom are wearing leather chaps, are standing around a table topped with a restrained calf. Five men hover around the calf to the left of a green truck, while two men stand to the left near some branding irons. In the background, men are leading calves through a fenced chute that opens out to the table. Behind them, cattle are standing in a pasture with bare trees.
Date: 1958~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Branding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys gathered around a calf that is being held on a table. In front of the group sits a barrel and branding irons. To the left of the group, men are visible in a cattle chute. Behind them, a green truck sits in front of a wooden fence, beyond which a herd of cattle is stand in a pasture. A lone horse is visible among the cattle in the top left quadrant of the photo.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Having a Meal in a Fenced Area]

Description: Photograph of cowboys having a meal in a fenced area. Men sit against a fence to the left near a damaged barrel. One man takes a sip from a cup, while a black man at the end holds a plate and cup. Another group is sitting on the grass in the center, with a child standing near a man nearby. Two older men in more formal attire stand to the right of the group and behind a woodpile.
Date: 1958
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Holding a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys holding down a calf that is contained within a metal cage structure. Fencing, trees, and ranch buildings are behind them. The man in the center is Watt Matthews.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Holding and Injecting a Calf]

Description: Photograph of cowboys holding a restrained calf for an injection. A cowboy on the bottom left (Watt Matthews) holds the animal by the muzzle and behind the ear while the man on the right injects it with a needle. A third man stands with his arms crossed. The calf is being held in a metal cage structure. More cattle can be seen in a pen across the yard.
Date: 1950~
Creator: Wallace, Sally Brittingham
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

[Cowboys Holding Down a Calf]

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys holding down a calf. A puff of smoke stands between this group and a man to the left who is next to branding irons. To the right, a man stands slightly away from the group looking at an object in his hands. A green truck is partially off camera further to the right. Behind the group, men can be seen leading calves through a wooden cattle chute. Cattle stand in a fenced pasture behind the cowboys.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Blanton, Joseph Edwin
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch