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[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
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
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
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland High School Baseball Team]

Description: the Cleveland High School baseball team. They are seated outdoors near the dugout. Their jerseys read "Cleveland Indians."
Date: 1955
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Santa Parade in Downtown Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a car during the Santa Parade in downtown Cleveland, Texas. The car shows the logo "Cleveland Kiwanis" and is on the corner of East Houston and Travis Street. The Farmer's State Bank and Texan Theater, playing Call Me Madam, can be seen in the background. There is a crowd of people congregated by the side of the road near the Super Value Grocery.
Date: 1953
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland Dairy Day]

Description: Copy-print photograph of four children with calves at Cleveland Dairy Day in Cleveland, Texas. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Ward, and from left to right are Peggy, Freddie, Dottie, and John Lewis Ward. An accompanying note states that the cow tied to the fence in the background stepped on the young girl's toe and she didn't hold its reins for the photograph.
Date: 1958
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Marching Band and Twirlers in Santa Parade]

Description: Photograph of a marching band and a group of twirlers in the Santa Parade in Cleveland, Texas. Six women are in the foreground twirling batons with the marching band behind them. A small group of spectators watches from the side of the road.
Date: 1953
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cars in Santa Parade]

Description: Photograph of cars driving in the Cleveland Santa Parade. The car in the foreground has a logo on the side that advertises the Flower House and reads, "We telegraph Flowers". Stores in the background include Texas Jewelry, T. C. Hill Insurance, and Lack's. On the left is the Farmers State Bank and United Gas.
Date: 1953
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Pee Dinker Football Team]

Description: Photograph of the Pee Dinker Football Team from Cleveland, Texas. The team is seated outdoors in front of the bleachers on a football field.
Date: 1955
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Office]

Description: Photograph of a group of ladies at the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company office in Cleveland, Texas. The occasion was an Open House for Mother's Day. Operators are seated at the switchboard and a group of other ladies watches from behind.
Date: 1954
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Sixth grade class photograph]

Description: Photograph of a sixth grade class from the Samnorwood School. There are three rows of students and one teacher standing in the third row. They are posing outdoors in front of a brick wall.
Date: 1952
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Mill Iron Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a group of six men on horses at the Mill Iron Ranch. The men are all wearing cowboy hats, and are identified as Polly O'Neil, Ruffin Cox, Bob Henton, Virgil Thompson, Clem Timmons, and Norman Potter.
Date: 1953/1954
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Boy in cart pulled by goat]

Description: Photograph of a young boy in a parade. He is riding past a parking lot of cars in a small cart pulled by a goat.
Date: 1957
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Photograph of City Officials Planning an Easter Egg Hunt]

Description: Photograph of city officials planning an Easter Egg Hunt. The man in the foreground is seated at the desk and two men are looking over his shoulder at a bound notepad. Pasted on the back of the photograph is an information sheet from the Times Herald.
Date: April 1, 1958
Creator: The Dallas Times Herald
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Dominga Luna Throwing a Softball]

Description: Photograph of Dominga Luna throwing a softball at City Park during a Track and Field meet. She is being watched by a large group of young women. The back of the image labels the image as "Dominga Luna, 10 from city park midget girls soft ball throw. Track and Field Meet, 1954".
Date: 1954
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Playground]

Description: Photograph of a city park and playground in Dallas. A slide is in the foreground, a mary-go-round, two seesaws and a swing set are further back in the playground. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1959
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Park in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a city park and playground in Dallas. A slide is in the foreground, a mary-go-round, two seesaws and a swing set are further back in the playground. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1959
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Samuell at Mesquite Park]

Description: Photograph of one man named Samuell and an unidentified man at Mesquite Park. The back of the photo states that the two men were doing a "143 Acre sprigging job." Both men are on the sprigging machine in an open field. A stamp on the back names the image as an official photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: April 4, 1955
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Larry Wydermyer with a Bicycle]

Description: Photograph of Larry Wydermyer standing outside behind a bicycle on Tabor Street in Waco, Texas. He is six or seven years old, wearing a pair of light shorts and has his right hand on the seat of the bike, and his left on the handlebars. A few trees and a house are in the background, and an older woman can be seen sitting on the porch.
Date: 1952/1953
Creator: Williams, Junious M.
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Photograph of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. The photo is a head and shoulders view of Mr. Rayburn. He wears a dark suit jacket, dark tie, white button-down shirt, and a tan colored cowboy/fedora style hat. This image was taken of Mr. Sam later in his life, most likely between 1950 and 1961.
Date: 1950/1961
Creator: Wichita Falls Times and Record News, Photographer Jim Cochran
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photograph of Sam Rayburn and his sisters, Katherine (Rayburn) Thomas and Medibel (Rayburn) Bartley

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn and two sisters; Katherine [Kate] (Rayburn) Thomas and Medibel [Meddie](Rayburn) Bartley. The women are on the left wearing dark dresses with brooches. Sam Rayburn is wearing a dark suit and tie. They are standing outside Sam Rayburn's home, near the screened porch on the south side of the home.
Date: February 2, 1957
Creator: Eastman Kodak Company
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photograph of Sam Rayburn With Four Siblings

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn with four of his siblings. The black and white photograph was taken on the day of the dedication of the Sam Rayburn Library, October 9, 1957. The photo was taken in the parlor of Sam Rayburn's home. From left to right are: Tom Rayburn, Medibel (Rayburn) Thomas, Sam, Katherine (Rayburn) Thomas and Richard "Dick" Rayburn. The men wear dark suits with ties. The women wear dresses. They are sitting on a sofa that is now located in Sam Rayburn's bedroom. The Porfirio Salinas painting hanging in teh background is still on display at the Sam Rayburn House Museum as are many of the other items in this photograph.
Date: October 9, 1957
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photo of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. A formal black and white portrait of Rayburn. Rayburn wears a dark, three piece suit with a white, button-down shirt and a dark colored tie. He sits at a desk which contains papers, pen stand and pens and an ashtray. Rayburn has his left elbow propped up on the desk, the other arm is at his side.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Modell
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum