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[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

Description: Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.
Date: May 5, 2011
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[D.A. Henry Wade and reporters at Dallas Police Department headquarters]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Dallas County Criminal District Attorney Henry Wade and Captain of Homicide and Robbery J.W. 'Will' Fritz (wearing a hat, standing behind Wade) surrounded by reporters in a hallway at the Dallas Police Department headquarters.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Aberdeen School]

Description: Photograph of a class from the Aberdeen School posing outdoors. The students are lined up in three rows, and a teacher is standing on the right side.
Date: 1912
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Abreu Family Acrobat Sabino Gomez

Description: Photograph of an acrobat, Sabino Gomez, from the Abreu Family. He is wearing a matching vest and pants embroidered with flowers. He wears a collared shirt underneath the vest and lace-up boots.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Acrobats

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats and Sabino Gomez performing in the middle of a town square. Many people stand around the roped-off area between two buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Family Christmas ]

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family celebrating Christmas in Long Beach, California. Two women sit on the floor, each holding a child. A third woman kneels next to the children. A Christmas tree and presents are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family in Costume

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated far left in the front row. The men are wearing matching suspenders embroidered with ric rac on top of pleated shirts and satin pants. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice. Federica wears a small crown and many rings on her fingers, while holding a bouquet of roses.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated in the front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of the bodice.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Portrait

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez seated to the right of Federica. The men are wearing matching suspenders on top of pleated shirts. Federica, seated front center, is wearing a long dress with gathered sleeves and a pleated skirt. The waist and seams of her dress are embroidered with flowers. An embroidered lace doily is draped across the front of her bodice.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Abreu Family Portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family with Sabino Gomez on the second row to the left. Federica sits in the center of the Abreu men, wearing an embroidered dress and a cross necklace. The men are wearing dark suits with ties and collared white shirts.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Family Trapeze Performance

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a tall trapeze in front of a large pavilion. Many people fill the pavilion while the five members of the Abreu troupe perform.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Troupe Performing at the Mendota Carnival

Description: Photograph of the Abreu family acrobats performing on a stage situated between large storefronts at the Mendota Carnival. One member of the troupe is balancing two more members on his shoulders while a large crowd surrounds the stage.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Abreu Troupe Practicing Stunts

Description: Photograph of the Abreu Troupe practicing in front of a barn. A man and a woman are in the motion of tossing a third member into the air when the photograph was taken. A man stands to the right, prepared to catch the third member.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Adolph Family On Christmas Morning

Description: Photograph of the Adolph children, Victoria Abreu's grandchildren, on Christmas morning. Both of the boys are sitting on the hearth facing away from the camera, leaning into the fireplace and wearing one piece pajamas with built-in feet. Two stockings hang above the fireplace and have the two children's names, Billy and Alan, written across them. A chalkboard with the words "Merry Christmas the Adolphs" lies on the back of a chair.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

Adolph's Christmas Card

Description: Photograph of baby Adolph wearing a shirt-sleeved sweater. The portrait is taken from the waist up. The smiling baby facing left. The photograph is encased in a Christmas card with a green cover and back. The cover reads "Merry Christmas" in silver lettering, and features a small drawing of a pine tree.
Date: unknown
Partner: Witte Museum

[Air Force One at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Air Force One on the tarmac at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[An airport worker putting cases in the luggage compartment of a plane]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker putting cases back into the luggage compartment of an aircraft at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. In the background on the other side of the plane passengers can be seen boarding the plane via staircase.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[An airport worker putting cases in the luggage compartment of a plane]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker putting cases back into the luggage compartment of an aircraft at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. In the background on the other side of the plane passengers' feet can be seen as they board the plane via staircase.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Airport worker searching luggage on the tarmac at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. The image shows an airport worker and a Dallas Police officer searching luggage on the tarmac at Love Field after a bomb threat on the afternoon of November 24, 1963. A woman watches them search her bag.
Date: November 24, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza