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[Avondale School]

Description: Photograph of a building surrounded by shrubbery. The building was built in 1916 and was the Avondale School when built. At the time of the photograph the building had become the private home of Hardy Tadlock and his family.
Date: [1920?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[Children in Costumes]

Description: Photograph of a group of school children in costumes standing in front of a building. A water cistern is visible to the right.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[County Free Library]

Description: Photograph of a rural class and teacher. There are 21 students and a teacher standing in front of a building. A sign on the building in the left background includes the words, "County Free Library." There are two visible windows and a set of doors in the background. Six students have no shoes on. Class names are as follows. Front row: Julia McNair, Reba Dot Kilpatrick, Billie Ann Kelly, D.L. Williams, Calvin Powell, Maxie Overstreet, Jack Fowler, Wayne Blevins. Second row: Lamoyne Shelton, Versie McKee, Guy Bell Jr., Coy Tucker, Pauline Stogsdill, Wanda Faye Ottinger, Wildin Elkins, Mamie Jewel Franks. Third row: J.B. Fowler, Charlie Stogsdill, Dewey Melear, Pauline Fowler, Joyce Hudnall. Fourth row: Mamie Ruth Willis, Teacher.
Date: [1920?]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Haslet Public Library

The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1920

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1920
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Texas Woman's University

Fire Protection, Hallettsville, Texas

Description: Postcard of a group of firemen posing on three fire trucks outside of an unidentified building in Hallettsville, Texas. According to accompanying information, the first truck on the far left is a 1920 chemical fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are Julius G. Jalufka, Freddie Buss, Henry Pohl, and Collie McCord. The middle truck is a 1918 fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are Paul H. Fertsch, Joseph F. Fritsch, Otto Hanak, Emil Burkett, and (standing) N. A. Moreland. The third truck, on the far right, is a 1920 pumper fire truck and the persons posing on it (left to right) are John Burkett, Jr., Buck Sokol, and Rudolph Sokol. "Hallettsville, Texas" is written in the lower-left corner and "Fire Protection" is written under the truck on the far right.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Braunig
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Fowler Sayres Howard]

Description: Photograph of Fowler Sayres "Buck" Howard, of Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. Mr. Howard is wearing a suit, a bow tie, and white gloves.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Culpepper, Cody
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[A. H. Phillips and Son]

Description: Photograph of A. H. Phillips and Son, a general store that was located in Longview, Texas. Phillips, his sons, as well as an unidentified man are all pictured standing outside of the store. The store sold radios, groceries, and other items.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Hebrew Institute Baseball Game]

Description: Photograph of members of the Ahavath Sholom Congregation playing baseball outside the Hebrew Institute at 819 Taylor Street in Fort Worth, Texas. The photograph is mounted on a wooden base.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Manola Ross]

Description: Photograph of Manola Ross of Longview, Texas. Mrs. Ross was the wife of Dr. Howard A. Ross, who was one of Longview's prominent physicians. The photograph is mounted on black cardboard, and there is a decorative gold border surrounding the photograph.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Poth after 1920 Fire

Description: Two photographs of Poth Texas showing the destruction of the fire in 1920 that destroyed the hardware store, meat market, bank, and drug store.
Date: 1920
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Richardson High School Footbal Team

Description: Photograph of fourteen young men identified as the Richardson High School Football Team. They are all dressed in football uniforms, and one boy standing is wearing a shirt with striped sleeves. On boy kneeling in the center has his right hand on a football. In the background, there are houses. Legible text on the top-left of the image says "Texas."
Date: 1920/1935
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Richardson School Class of 1920

Description: Copy photograph of 41 students and teachers from Richardson School Class of 1920. They are standing in five rows in front of a brick building. They are identified as (left to right, back row) Graham Pierce, Miss Beulah Brown (teacher), Mamie Floyd, Sam Jinks, W. T. Galloway (principal), Mary Campbell, Irene Cain, Walter Fender, Asia Whittenburg, Iva Rippy, (third row) Lillie Terry, Ola Christie, Glenn Huffhines, Clarence Reddick, Ollie Ballard, Amer/Omar Whittenburg, Odie Offutt, Amy Chick, Florence Jackson, (second row) Mary Price, Rosa Lee Christie, Liska Arnold, Mary Ashby, Dorothy Scott, Carrie Lee Ashby, Martin Parks, Willie McIlvan, Norma Watson, (first row) Frank Bowser, Effie McGee, Thelma Robinson, Wilburn Rose, E. L. Certain, Faye Robinson, Bess Ashby, Jack Rowland, Ray Smith, and Cecil Davis.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Second Gin built in Poth, TX

Description: Photograph of large gin building with smoke stack. Water tower is seen in background.
Date: [1920]
Creator: A. F. Manak
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Third Street Floresville

Description: Original dirt road leading into the downtown area of Floresville, Texas. This is Third Street heading east toward the county courthouse. In the photo is a Now Open sign for the newly constructed filling station. The courthouse bell tower and be seen in the background.
Date: 1920
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[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

[1921 Longview High School Graduating Class]

Description: Photograph of the 1921 graduating class of Longview High School in Longview, Texas. The unidentified students are standing and sitting in front of a brick building. The young girls are wearing white dresses and hats, and they are holding bouquets. The young men are wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Campus Ward School Students]

Description: Photograph of the sixth grade class of Campus Ward School in Longview, Texas. The photograph is mounted on gray cardboard. From left to right, top to bottom, the students pictured are: Top row: unknown, Lucille Morgan, Elva Lou Conyus, unknown, Julia Myrle Morgan. Middle row: unknown, unknown, Clorine Renshaw, Dorothy Earl Watson. Bottom row: Josephine Hopkins, Florine Eddins, Frances Morgan, unknown.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1921

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1921
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Texas Woman's University

The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1922

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1922
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Texas Woman's University

[Longview Public Service Officials]

Description: Photograph of various public service officials in Longview, Texas, including firemen, policemen, and engineers. There is one child pictured, as well. The men are standing around and in two fire trucks and one car.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Brenham Lumber Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Lumber Company float in the 1922 Mai-Fest. The float is pulled by two horses, and it is decorated with flowers. There are four pillars and a basket in the middle with little girls standing in it in costume. There is a man on a horse behind the float, and they are in front of a house. The banner on the bottom says "Build a House, Rose Arbors Any Style & Size, Brenham Lumber Company." Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1922."
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Fink Brothers Float]

Description: Photograph of the Fink Brothers float in the 1922 Mai-Fest parade. There are two men and a woman in the float. It is covered in signs for Tidal Wave Flour and "New Way" Flour. The large signs on the front and right side say "We sell these Famous all purpose Flours." There are sacks of flower in the float. Written under the float is "Mai-Fest 1922." The float is in front of some unknown buildings.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[G. Hermann Furniture Company Float]

Description: Photograph of the G. Hermann Furniture Company float in the Maifest parade in 1922. The float looks like a boat with flowers on it. There is a flag with the furniture company's name on the front and an American flag on the back. "Hermann's" is written at the front below the flag. The float is parked in front of a store. There are three men and a woman kneeling in front, and a woman, a man, and a child are sitting inside the float. "Mai-Fest 1922" is written on the photograph just below the back of the float.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[La Grange Float]

Description: Photograph of the La Grange float in the Maifest parade in 1922. The float is a convertible car with flowers all over it and a sign that says "La Grange." A man and a woman are sitting in the car, and they are parked in front of some unknown houses. There is another car in the background.
Date: May 1922
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History