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MLK March

Description: Photograph of St. Philips College staff members helping with the MLK March,Employees Stella, Pearl and Patricia are helping by distributing water and cold drinks to the marchers and participants.
Date: 1997
Partner: St. Philips College

MLK March

Description: Photograph of students and staff members proudly boasting the Royal Blue and White St. Philips College banner along with ballons during the MLK walk of 1997.
Date: 1997
Partner: St. Philips College

Boethel School Reunion

Description: Portrait of former students who attended Boethel School. There are two rows of men and women posing outside in front of an unmarked building. On the front of the picture is writing that says, "Boethel School; May 9, 1937; Prof. W. Eilers; Meeting some of his former students and one patron of 55 years ago." Accompanying information lists names of the students, "First Row: Maggie Long, W.A. Eiler, Mrs. Anton Appelt, Louis of H.L. Boethel, Adolph Boethel, Joseph Appelt; Second Row: Lynn Fertsch (?), Anton Appelt, Mary Treptow, Hedwig Menking, Mrs. Adolph Boethel."
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The minutes discuss a legal dispute with a "chazzan," or a prayer leader who sued the congregation.
Date: October 6, 1895
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Yiddish Minutes]

Description: Handwritten minutes for the Ahavath Sholom Congregation in Fort Worth, Texas. The minutes are written in Yiddish, the native tongue of the members. The document discusses the Sabbath morning services for the congregation.
Date: January 12, 1896
Creator: Levenson, Ben
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

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

Blue Haven Rest Home

Description: Photograph of nurses and residents posing together in front of a Christmas tree at Blue Haven Nursing home. Three men are seated in chairs, in front of the tree and a fourth is standing behind them; three women dressed in nurse's uniforms are posing on either side of the men. Another seated person is partially visible on the far left.
Date: December 1967
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Christmas Parade entry

Description: Photograph of four people seated in an open wooden wagon hitched to horses, standing still on a street. The wagon has the initials "HUD" and "H. U. Davis Ranch, Livingston, Texas" written on the seats and sides. A young man in the back of the wagon is petting a young foal that has bows on its mane and tail, just behind the wagon. In the background, there is a commercial building with several storefronts and cars parked along the street. A young boy is standing in the background, watching.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Blue Haven Nursing Home

Description: Photograph of four women wearing plain, light-colored dresses, posing together next to a decorated Christmas tree at Blue Haven Nursing Home. A bed is partially visible on the far left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Bailey's Cleaners

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of Bailey's Cleaners. A vehicle parked in front of the business also has the name "Bailey's Cleaners & Hatters" printed on the back; the business is in a long row of connected commercial buildings, visible in the background. The three persons on the far right of the group are identified as (left to right): Ray Skelton, Mary Clements Bailey, and Graham Bailey.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Missouri-Kansas-Texas System

Description: Railroad Map from Iowa through Nebraska, Kansas, Missouri, Oklahoma to Texas including stops in many cities along the OKT route. DRG. NO. 917.165. OKT with wheat and a feather are outlined. KATY and M - K - T RAILROAD are in white against a black background. Scale [1:7,600,000]
Date: 1903?
Creator: Missouri-Kansas-Texas Railroad
Partner: Midwestern State University

A City Plan for Dallas

Description: Report of the Park Board in Dallas, Texas, including the text of the proposed city plan, called the "Kessler Plan." The plan describes suggested changes to the city including building levees; creating a belt railroad; building a union station; creating freight terminals; organizing a civic center; eliminating railroad grade crossings in downtown districts; extending roads in downtown areas; building parks, parkways, and boulevards; and adding playgrounds throughout the city. The text includes accompanying drawings and illustrations. The fiscal report of the Park Board is included at the end of the book.
Date: 1911
Creator: Kessler, George E.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Little Shamrock Restaurant

Description: Photograph of employees and owners of The Little Shamrock Restaurant posing in a line behind a long, banquet-style table with various food laid out on it. A pie case is behind them, and a small keyboard is visible in the far corner.
Date: June 27, 1957
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society