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[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

[Small Boys in Suits]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven young boys and one older boy in suits in front of a board with two pennants on it, inside a church in Cleveland, Texas. The older boy and the boy on the far left hold flags.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Small Bridge on West Side of Lake Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a small bridge on the upstream side, west of Lake Dallas. In the photograph, a man stands underneath a small wooden bridge. Rocks and wild foliage are visible where water would otherwise be. Trees are visible behind the man, who wears a hat and suit. Handwritten text underneath the photograph reads: "Small bridge up stream side, West side of Lake Dallas, 1936."
Date: 1936
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Smith Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of two men and two women inside the Smith Drug Store in Floresville, Texas. The man to the left is T. A. Rohr, and the man behind the counter is Edwin Forrest Smith, Sr. The two women sitting at the counter are Jone Conelly, right, and Polly Parrott, left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Smith Residence]

Description: Photograph of the family home of Judge John Tyson Smith, Sr. in Longview, Texas. The home is covered in wood paneling, and there is a wooden picket fence lining the yard. From left to right, the members of the photograph are: Behind the fence: Nancy Melvina Smith, Nan Smith and Earl Smith. In front of the fence: Lorain Small, John Tyson Smith, Jr., and J. K. Small.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

Snow in Hallettsville, Texas

Description: People standing on the snow-covered bridge over Lavaca River on Second Street. The Lavaca County Courthouse is visible in the background along with family homes and businesses.
Date: unknown
Creator: Minear
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Snowfall in Downtown Sinton, TX

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the downtown area of Sinton, TX. A young boy is standing on a snow-covered street with his hands in his pockets. He is facing a pharmacy on the left. The sign above the pharmacy advertises "cold drinks." Several other people are walking on the sidewalk in front of the pharmacy. A car is parked on the street behind the boy. A horse and buggy are in the middle of the street, also behind the boy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Snowfall in Downtown Sinton, TX

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the downtown area of Sinton, TX. Two men are standing in the middle of a snow-blanketed street. Both are clothed in warm jackets. A row of shops, hotels, and other businesses is shown behind them. Power lines are running above the row of downtown businesses. The man furthest back appears to be smoking.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Sob Sister]

Description: Photograph of a large billboard displayed above Rembert Theater for the movie, "Sob Sister." There is an illustration of a man's head and a woman typing on a typewriter on the billboard, and the full cast is listed. There are lights illuminating the sign, and there is a ladder leaning against the building.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[A Soldier's Bunk and Equipment]

Description: Photographic postcard of a soldier's bunk bed, equipment and uniform. The bed is sitting on a porch outside a building, and the equipment is displayed on top of the bed. The postcard is addressed to Miss Gladys Crews of Longview, Texas.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Longview Public Library