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100th Birthday Celebration for St. Philips Oldest Graduate

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Goldie "Bobbie" Woodward Brooks with her daughters, granddaughters and great grandchildren celebrating her 100th birthday as St. Philips College's oldest living graduate. Handwritten text on the back of the photo says, "Mrs. Brooks w/ her daughters, grand daughters, great grand kids and other relatives - 1998. Normandy Terrance Nursing Home Center" and, in the lower-right corner "Alumni Scrapebook [sic] 1998."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. Philips College

1919 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of twelve students and one coach identified as the Richardson High School football team. Coach W. H. Galloway is standing in between four boys on the back row, and eight boys are sitting in the front row. One boy in the center is holding a football with "R. H. S." written on it. Text below the image says "1919 Richardson High School Football Team." The boys are identified on the back of the image.
Date: 1919
Creator: Smith, Morris J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[1921 Ahavath Sholom's First Confirmation Class]

Description: In 1921, Fort Worth’s Congregation Ahavath Sholom introduced the rite of Confirmation, the graduation from religious school that coincides with the Jewish holiday Shavuos when Moses received the Ten Commandments. This picture shows the twelve, 14-year-old girls in the Confirmation class wearing white dresses, holding flowers and certificates rolled up like scrolls. The students are seated in two rows and are identified as: Row 1: Lena Shosid (Cooles), Fannie Herman, unidentified, Hannah Byrens, Bess Lipshitz (Cohen), unidentified Row 2: Sarah Shosid (Bloomberg), unidentified, unidentified, Leah Goldstein (Gerson), unidentified, unidentified An article in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram of June 3, 1921, named each confirmand and also listed Dorothy Cohen, Rose Weinstein, Bertha Mosier, Ida Mosier, Edna Lipshy, and Esther Ablon. Each confirmand addressed the congregation. They completed a course of study in Jewish history, religion and literature.
Date: 1921~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1930 Ahavath Sholom Dues Statement]

Description: Bill for $125 in annual dues for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation, in Fort Worth, Texas. The dues statement is for congregation member, B. Max Mehl.
Date: October 28, 1930
Creator: Ahavath Sholom Congregation
Item Type: Text
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[1932 Liberty County Officials]

Description: Photograph of head shots of the 1932 Liberty County officials, including C. A. Miles, C. E. Smith, Pat C. Lowe, H. D. Grogan, Ernest Pickett, R. E. Biggs, V. E. Simmons, B. B. Lovett Sapp, Thomas B. Coe, W. W. Jett, E. H. McLean, Gerald Partlow, George L. Farmer, K. B. Rice, J. K. Turner, and Tom Minnock. A picture of a building is placed in the middle of the photo.
Date: 1932
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

1938 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of the 1938 Richardson High School football team. They are seated in bleachers, and posing in three rows. All but two boys are wearing football uniforms; one boy in the center-front row is holding a football. Text below the image says "1938 Football Team," and has each of their names listed.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

1939 Richardson High School Football Team

Description: Photograph of the 1939 Richardson High School Football Team. The boys are posed in five rows with two men on the ends of the fourth row. All but three of the boys are wearing uniforms. They are identified by name on the back of the image.
Date: 1939
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Abandoned Bridge]

Description: Photograph of an abandoned bridge. Handwritten note on reverse reads, "Abandoned bridge across Elm Fork of the Trinity River between Fish Trap Road and the T&P RR Co. in Denton Co."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Academy of the Sacred Heart Convent and School

Description: Aeriel photograph of Hallettsville. Sacred Heart Music Hall is on the left and Sacred Heart Catholic Church is on the right. The central building in view is Sacred Heart Academy. In the foreground of Sacred Heart Academy is a fenced in yard. There is a road with a fence on either side that runs in between the buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

An Account of the Early History of Surgery in Texas

Description: This presidential address covers the early history of surgery in Texas, including the development of the specialty, early surgical procedures, the first medical associations and organizations, as well as discussions of notable Texas surgeons.
Date: 1932
Creator: Singleton, Albert O.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas Health Science Center Libraries

[Aerator at White Rock Lake]

Description: Photograph of an aerator at White Rock Lake, as identified by a typed note on reverse. White Rock Lake is a reservoir located in Dallas, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Aerial Photograph of Dam]

Description: Photograph of a dam taken from an aerial perspective. On reverse is a City of Dallas Official Staff Photo stamp.
Date: June 4, 1979
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Aerial Photograph of Grapevine Lake]

Description: Aerial photograph of Grapevine Lake. Reverse is stamped with a Squire Haskins logo. A handwritten note on the reverse reads: "Grapevine Lake return to Henry V. Graesen 304 City Hall Dallas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Aerial View of Downtown Richardson

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of downtown Richardson, Texas. Streets intersecting in the foreground are Main Street and Greenville Avenue. The City Hall complex can be seen in the bottom-right corner of the image. Other buildings and cars are visible.
Date: 195?/196?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Ahavath Sholom Minutes]

Description: Handwritten list of the thirty one members of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in 1895 in Fort Worth, Texas. The front of the document lists the members of the congregation, and the back of the document lists the officers. When the list was created, Ahavath Sholom was the only synagogue in Fort Worth.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Item Type: Text
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

Allen & Bazoon Garage

Description: Photograph of a local garage. There is a jeep parked under the drive-through part of the building. A pick up truck and several cars are parked on the side street. Note that the name of the establishment on the window is backwards... installer put it in backwards and was never corrected.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Alvin Ragsdale Home

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Alvin Ragsdale home, built in the 1920s; its location is now Beltline and 75 Central Expressway. The brick house is one-story tall, and has an enclosed porch with brick arches on the left. On the right, there is a chimney with decorative brick patterns on it. Plants and shrubs are growing in front of the house.
Date: 192?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[American Monthly Review of Reviews Receipt]

Description: Receipt for a transaction with The American Monthly Review of Reviews and Cooke County Library. The receipt includes the date and payment information. The back of the receipt features stamps and the addressee, Miss Lillian Gunter.
Date: unknown
Creator: American Monthly Review of Reviews
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cooke County Library

Anderson Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Anderson Hotel which was located on the corner of old highway 59 and San Jacinto Street in Cleveland, Texas. The hotel had a large stairway leading to the upstairs rooms from the luxurious lobby. It also had a resturant within the hotel.
Date: 1949
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Andrews Chapel School

Description: Portrait of students who attended Andrews Chapel School. There are three rows of male and female students posing outside in front of the school. The school is a wooden structure with windows on both sides and is situated in between trees. A fence is visible behind the students.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Arapaho Road at U. S. 75

Description: Photograph of an intersection of Arapaho Road and U. S. 75. Two cars and two trucks are driving down one road. On the left of the road, there are houses; on the right, there is a construction site.
Date: 1958~
Creator: Martin, Jerry
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Arcadia Theatre Fire at 2005 Greenville Avenue]

Description: Photograph of the Arcadia Theatre Fire at 2005 Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas. Many ladders are placed against the building, and there are fire hoses on the ground in front of the box office. The marquee reads "Robert Mitchum. Robert Wagner. The Hunters. Open Daily 1:45."
Date: 1980~/1989~
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

Artesian Well

Description: Photograph of an artesian well. To the left of the well is a man standing, drinking out of a clear cup. In the background there are trees behind a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Assembly Room]

Description: Photograph of the Assembly Room in a sub-story of the Carnegie Building. Several rows of chairs are facing the background. On the left wall, there are windows; on the right wall, there is a doorway. In the background, there is a backdrop and furnace with a pipe leading into the left wall. The backdrop is a painting of trees. Text below the image says "Assembly Room in sub-story of Public Library[.] Gainesville[,] Texas. Boyd [and] Breeding."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cooke County Library