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[Shell Piles in Aransas County]

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of shell piles in Aransas County. A car is parked on a road to the left of the piles. In front of them, there is a pool of water. In the background, there is a piece of construction machinery. Shell was used to build streets in 1920s and 1930s before paving techniques were used.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Shiloh-Mixon Creek Lutheran Church Confirmation Class

Description: Portrait of the Shiloh-Mixon Creek Lutheran Church Confirmation Class of 1932. The people pictured are (back row) Edmund Mertz, Lorene Fertech Overgoner, Hilmer Mertz, Frieda Harold Provazek, Leona Lorfing Hahnke, Gus Herman, Tonie Fritsch Poe, Oscar Lorfing, (2nd row) Bessie Ronish Lorfing, Pastor A. T. Kluge, Adele Lorfing Opela, (3rd row) Elizabeth Mache Koch, Oscar Herman, Marie Langenberg, Christine Herman Elliot, Fred Rode, Adela Rode Teltschik, (front row) Victoria Schultz Orsak, and Sophie Mache. At the bottom right corner is written "Shiloh-Mixon Creek Confirmation Class 1932."
Date: 1932
Creator: Braunig, H. J.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Short History of Cooke County Library]

Description: Document of a brief history of Cooke County Library, including information and statistics beginning from the early 1900s. It discusses the need for a new library which would be built in 1963.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cooke County Library

[Shriner's Day]

Description: Photograph of the Shriners in uniform. They are in formation in a field, and they are carrying an American flag, a Texas flag, and a third unknown flag that is believed to be the Shrine flag. Written at the bottom center is "Shriners Day Brenham's 39th Annual Mai-Fest May 17-18 1823."
Date: May 17, 1923
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Shurenbergs Incorportated]

Description: Photograph of a street lined with buildings. One of the buildings is Shurenbergs Inc. There are several signs identifying buildings such as the Coca Cola Bottling Company, Brenham Mattress Factory, Matchett Motor Sales, and Mohawk Tires. There are cars lining the street.
Date: October 1931
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Sidewalk Crowded with Crates]

Description: Photograph of wooden crates stacked against a storefront. Wooden barrels and crates litter the sidewalk. To the left, a man stands on a truck bed in which small barrels are placed. Other storefronts are visible across the street.
Date: July 23, 1958
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Sidewalk Leading to House]

Description: Photograph of a sidewalk leading up to the Rodriguez House in Stockdale, Texas. There are several trees in the yard on either side of the sidewalk.
Date: July 3, 2010
Creator: Liles, Maurine
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Sign at Doisedo Colony Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of a sign reading "Historic Doisedo Colony Cemetery AKA Pleasant Grove Est. 1881" in front of trees in a field in La Vernia, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Grammer, Shirley
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Silas Williams in the Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Silas Williams looking over his shoulder in a kitchen in a house in Santa Paula, California. Food wrapped in aluminum is visible on the counter in front of him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Simms Gas Station]

Description: Photograph of Simms Gas Station in Longview, Texas. In the photograph, three gas station workers are standing outside, ready to repair or gas up a vehicle.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Sinclair Gasoline Station]

Description: Photograph of gas pumps and a store front at the Sinclair Gasoline Station in Wilson County, Texas. A sign above the pumps reads "World's First Sinclair Anti-Rust Gasolines".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

Single-Story House on 1st Street

Description: Photograph of a white, wood-paneled house in Floresville, Texas. The house is a single story with a conical point in the center and a wrap-around porch. The front of the house is hedged by bushes and there are trees and other plants surrounding the building. Text on the back of the photograph says, "Single frame house, 1st Street."
Date: 2010
Creator: Liles, Maurine
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Six Women in a Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of six women, all wearing aprons, posing together in a kitchen in Cleveland, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Six Women Smiling]

Description: Photograph of six smiling women, all wearing aprons and glasses, standing in a kitchen in Cleveland, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of the bark yard on the old homestead of the Skiles family, located at 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. A lawn chair and bench are facing to the back. There is a pond with a short wire fence bordering it, and a bird bath beside it. Trees surround the property. The house was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to three sides of the house. A swing is hanging from the back of the porch. In the yard, there is a water hose, lawn chairs, and a picnic table; trees surround the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of a front-exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house is two-stories tall with a covered porch extending to the right. Plants and shrubs are growing in front of the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of property on the old homestead of the Skiles family, located at 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. A Dalmatian dog is standing beside two trees in a yard. Behind the dog, there is a windmill blade and a wooden structure. Trees surround the yard. The house was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to the right. Various objects are sitting on the porch. Plants and trees grow around the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library

Skiles Residence

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Skiles residence on 813 Beltline Road in Richardson, Texas. The wooden house has a covered porch that extends to three sides of the house. Various objects are sitting on the porch. Plants and trees grow around the house. It was built by Thomas and Priscilla Skiles in the 1860s.
Date: March 2005
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Richardson Public Library