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[Malcom Kilduff at press conference]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald photographer. This image shows White House Assistant Press Secretary Malcolm Kilduff making the official announcement to reporters that President Kennedy had died. The press conference was held in a nurses' clasroom at Parkland Hospital at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, November 22, 1963. The photographer in front whose face is hidden by his camera is WBAP-TV's Bob Welch; his camera made the only known sound film recording of Kilduff's statement.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[President and Mrs. Kennedy at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows President and Mrs. Kennedy greeting the crowd at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963. Secret Service agent Clint Hill is behind Mrs. Kennedy wearing sunglasses.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[The Kennedys greeting the crowd at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows President and Mrs. Kennedy greeting the crowd at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[The Kennedys greeting the crowd at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by a Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows President Kennedy greeting the crowd at Love Field on the morning of November 22, 1963. Mrs. Kennedy, wearing a pillbox hat, is in the immediate foreground.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[President and Mrs. Kennedy greeting crowds at Love Field]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative by a Dallas Times Herald photographer. This image shows the Kennedys, surrounded by Secret Service agents, shaking hands with the waiting crowd behind a chain link fence at Love Field.
Date: November 22, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

[Sheriff Department Barbeque]

Description: Photograph of a Sheriff Department barbeque in Cleveland, Texas. There are men in suits and officers seated at a picnic table outdoors. Tables with food and refreshments are on covered tables in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
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.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

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.)
Item Type: Text
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
Item Type: Text
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.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Letter from Cleveland Mayor Jill Barnett Kirkonis]

Description: Letter from the mayor of the City of Cleveland. It discusses the 75th Anniversary of the city, and talks about the achievements that have been made over the years.
Date: July 4, 2010
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Significant Dates in the Development of our Early Community

Description: Document presenting a timeline of significant dates in the development of the community in the City of Cleveland. The timeline begins at 1855 and ends at the incorporation of Cleveland in 1935.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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.)
Item Type: Text
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.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Early Cleveland School]

Description: Copy negative of an early school in Cleveland, Texas. A large group of people is standing in front of the building facing towards the camera. There are two people in the background in the doorway of the school.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland Colored School Drill Team]

Description: Photograph of the Cleveland Colored School Drill Team. There are four rows of girls lined up performing a drill. They are wearing skirts and cowboy hats and holding batons.
Date: 1961
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Santa Float in Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Santa float during the Cleveland Santa Parade. There is a man dressed as Santa Claus waving towards the crowd and two young children on the float. Sweet's Barber Shop and the Smart Shoppe can be seen behind the crowd watching the parade.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Interior of Fostoria Commissary]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Fostoria Commissary in Fostoria, Texas. The front counter features different styles of men's hats. There is a weight machine in the foreground that gives character readings.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland Dairy Days]

Description: Photograph of contestants and cattle shown in an arena. There are spectators seated in covered and uncovered stands around the arena. Two children are seated on top of the wooden fence in the bottom-right. The 2012 site contains a Wells Fargo Bank.
Date: 1948
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland, Texas: What a Hometown Should Be

Description: Pamphlet endorsing Cleveland, Texas as the "gateway to the outdoor pleasures of the East Texas forest country." Highlighted points in the pamphlet include a list of Cleveland events, the Civic Center, outdoor amenities and attractions, and a map of the area. A brief introduction to Cleveland's early history and a list of future attractions are also included.
Date: 2008~
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Civic Center of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas Civic Center, a two-story building surrounded by sidewalks, grassy areas, and small trees. There are several windows on the front facade of the building. Two flagpoles, one with the Texas flag and one with the American flag, flank the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[City Hall in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas city hall, a mostly one-story building that is surrounded by sidewalks and lawns. Two flagpoles with the Texas flag and the American flag are visible near the entrance of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society