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75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of the eldest residents of the City of Cleveland, for the 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes the names of the individuals, their birthdays, their age, and the color for their Senior Birthday Certificates.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of events for the City of Cleveland's 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes a timeline outlining events from July 2, 2010 to July 4, 2010.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Certificate of Honorary Membership in the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas

Description: Certificate given to Sam Rayburn by the Young Democratic Club of Nueces County, Texas. Mr. Rayburn was given an honorary membership in the club on November 19, 1949. The document is printed on standard size ivory paper. The text of the certificate reads: "CERTIFICATE OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN THE YOUNG DEMOCRATIC CLUB OF NUECES COUNTY, TEXAS THIS IS TO CERTIFY THAT SAM RAYBURN IS HELD IN SUCH HIGH ESTEEM BY THE MEMBER- SHIP OF THIS ORGANIZATION THAT IT HAS ELECTED TO CONFER UPON HIM THE FULL RIGHTS AND PRIVILEGES OF HONORARY MEMBERSHIP IN TESTIMONY WHEREOF, THE AUTHORIZED OFFICER OF THIS ORGANIZATION HAS HERETO AFFIXED HIS OF- FICIAL SIGNATURE THIS 19th DAY OF NOVEMBER 1949. LESLIE CHAPMAN (?) (signature) PRESIDENT"
Date: 1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[City of Cleveland Emblem]

Description: One-page pamphlet containing a photograph of the emblem of the City of Cleveland. The emblem is gold and has a large blue letter 'C' with a red star in the middle. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "Cleveland.... A Product of the Pines."
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland, Texas 1935-2010

Description: Document discussing the incorporation of Cleveland, Texas. It briefly describes the history of the Cleveland area and identifies Charles Lander Cleveland, the original owner of the patent of the land. His photograph is shown at the bottom of the page.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland, Texas is incorporated in 1935

Description: Document that lists historical events that occurred in 1935, the year that Cleveland was incorporated, in the United States and beyond. The list includes songs, movies, political issues, sports, and average prices and wages from that year.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland's Oldest Known Resident]

Description: Information about the City of Cleveland's oldest known resident, identified as Linia Hamilton Alfred. The paper provides information about her life and major historical events that occurred while she was growing up. She was born on October 31, 1904 and is currently a great-great-great grandmother.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Document Outlining Details of Bond Measures in St. Louis and Kansas City]

Description: Loose document outlining various factors that may have affected the success of bonds passed in St. Louis, Missouri and the bond failure in Kansas City, which was research for similar projects in Dallas, Texas. The documentation includes a breakdown of bond costs and what they would fund; committee and campaign procedures; and voter information and city politics.
Date: [192?]
Creator: [Kessler Plan Association]
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Gift Card to Sam Rayburn

Description: Printed gift card. The black text is printed on a thick piece of cardstock. The text of the gift card reads: "TO HON. SAM RAYBURN, THE COAST GUARD BILL WAS THE 'BREAK 'O DAY' FOR THE PATROLMENT OF THE U.S. LIFE SAVING SERVICE WITH THEIR GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF YOUR EFFORTS ON THEIR BEHALF"
Date: 1907
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Letter From Texas Governor Rick Perry]

Description: Document from Texas Governor Rick Perry, recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the City of Cleveland. He is extending his greetings to the town and wishing them a memorable celebration.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Governor (2000- : Perry)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004

Description: Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders of New Braunfels, Texas, a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War Two. The interview includes Saunders' personal experiences while in the Air Force, including the China-Burma-India Theater and memories of flying cargo to China over the Himalayas. Mr. Saunders also talks about life before and after his service.
Date: October 8, 2004
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Saunders, Alan W.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Art Anderson, May 14, 1984

Description: Interview with Art Anderson of Austin, Texas, witness of the history of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Mr. Anderson recalls some of his memories of the church, it's members, and the congregation.
Date: May 14, 1984
Creator: Motzer, Sue & Anderson, Art
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007

Description: Interview with Dale R. Walker of Kingsville, Texas, a United States Marine Corps veteran from World War Two. The interview includes Hill's memories about growing up as well as his personal experiences while in the Marines, including details from his involvement in the Iwo Jima attacks, 3rd Battalion, and the occupation of Nagasaki.
Date: October 4, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Walker, Dale R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Eleanor Tyler, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Eleanor Tyler of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. Eleanor describes what it was like being a student during the Great Depression, and also talks about her family life. She recalls some history about the church and also talks about founding Next to New Consignment.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Vickers, Joan & Tyler, Eleanor
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Electra Catterall, April 6, 1984

Description: Interview with Electra Catterall of Austin, Texas, witness of the history of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Mrs. Catterall recalls some of her memories as a student attending the church.
Date: April 6, 1984
Creator: Vickers, Joan & Catterall, Electra
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman of Fort Worth, Texas, who was born in New York City during the Great Depression to Jewish Polish immigrant parents. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences of World War II on the home front, including memories of D-Day, iron metal scrap drives, victory gardens, rationing, V-E and V-J Days, and what it was like being Jewish in Dallas during that time.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisburg
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Evelyn Carrington, August 15, 1980

Description: Interview with Dr. Evelyn Carrington of Austin, Texas, a professor at the University of Texas and a long-time member of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Dr. Carrington recalls memories of her productive younger years in school and during her career as a professor. She mentions some history about Saint David's Episcopal Church and her involvement.
Date: August 15, 1980
Creator: Hillis, Priscilla & Carrington, Evelyn
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description: Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton, May 26, 1984

Description: Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton of Austin, Texas, an active member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Francis recalls memories of her younger days during childhood, as a student at Southern Methodist University, and traveling with her husband and children. She describes what life was life during the great depression and the war, and also as a member of the church.
Date: May 26, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Horton, Francis Rebecca
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with George Samson Nalle, April 24, 1984

Description: Interview with George S. Nalle of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church and veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, George recalls memories of the Air Force, attending church, getting married, and living in the Governor's Mansion.
Date: April 24, 1984
Creator: Dougherty, Mary Ann & Nalle, George Samson
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Glenn G. Morgan, February 17, 2005

Description: Interview with Glenn G. Morgan of Weatherford, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Navy. In the interview, Mr. Morgan talks about his time before the war as well as his military training, travels, life on and the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and his survival at sea.
Date: February 17, 2005
Creator: Morris, Cork & Morgan, Glenn G.
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Description: Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.
Date: July 21, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Macia, James
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation