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Wright Hotel

Description: Photograph of The Wright Hotel at the corner of Travis and Houston that was owned and operated by "Grandpa Wright." Built in 1905 on the site where Farmer's State Bank was located at a later date in downtown Cleveland
Date: 1910
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Political Helicopter]

Description: Photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson's helicopter arriving at Clements Field in Cleveland, Texas. The helicopter has "Lyndon Johnson for U.S. Senator" written across the tail and side. A man is visible in the cockpit. Local stories say that people were more fascinated with the helicopter than the candidates.
Date: 1947
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

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
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Austin Library (First Public Library)

Description: Photograph of first public library in Cleveland built by Ms. Austin. It was about 1/2 block from the grammar school. Students would walk single file to check out books. Three sides of the Library were shelves of books. The only other item was a small desk and chair where the librarian worked.
Date: 1950
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

First Baptist Church Choir

Description: Photograph of First Baptist Church Choir in 1954. Choir members from left to right are: Front row: Mrs. Theo Scott, Mrs. Ernest Cummings, Mrs. Newman Powers, Mrs. Edsel Brown, Mrs Cam Arrendell, unknown Second row: unknown, unknown, Sally Harkins, Aunt Annie Wright, Elma Lee Tanner, Tula Overton Third Row: unknown Choir Director: Max (last name unknown)
Date: 1954
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Foster Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of Foster Lumber Company shortly before it closed. Shown in the picture is the railroad tracks ("Dinky") connecting the mill with the Santa Fe Railroad. The commissary, post office and mail office is also in this location.
Date: 1954
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

United States Post Office

Description: Photograph of the Grand Opening of the United States Post Office on the corner of College and Crockett in Cleveland, Texas. The man at the podium was the area's congressman at the time, U.S. Representative Jack Brooks
Date: November 1955
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Fostoria Sign

Description: Photograph of a highway sign located on Hwy 105 west of Cleveland, Texas. The sign is pointing south of 105 to the location of Fostoria, a community formed from the establishment of Foster Lumber Company.
Date: 1957
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Perk's Steak House

Description: Photograph of the empty dining room of Perk's Steakhouse which was located on Highway 59, north of Cleveland. There are booths around the outside of the room, several rows of square tables with chairs, and a long counter with stools on the left side of the image. In the background, parked cars are visible through the front door and windows.
Date: 1957
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society