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[Municipal Court of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas municipal court building, a single-story building with a parking lot in front. A blue pick-up truck is parked in the lot. Directly adjacent to the parking lot is a grassy area where a brick wall marker sits that reads, "City of Cleveland Police and Court."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Meekins Super Marker]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Meekins Super Market in Cleveland, Texas. Employees and Mr. and Mrs. Meekins are shown. From left to right the individuals are identified as Jim Grayson, Mr. Henry the Sunshine Salesman holding a box of Krispy Crackers, owners Jessie and Horace Meekins, J. D. Spiller, Douglas Mizell, Edna Wood Gilchriest, Ager Turner, and Mrs. Lavada Hutchinson. Seen behind the Meekins is a display of Nabisco Crackers, the cash register shows a sale of $3.89. Roi Tan cigars, King Edward cigars, Old Gold cigarettes, B. C. Headache powders, and Stan Back for headaches and pains are shown on the counter. On the right of the register is a box of Krispy Crackers, Hi Ho Crackers, and Kool Aid.
Date: 1949
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Group of Ladies Auxiliary Women from World War I]

Description: Photograph of a group of Ladies Auxiliary Veterans from World War I. They are standing around a table that has an Auxiliary Veterans flag laid on top. An American flag and a Veterans plaque are on the wall behind the group of women.
Date: 1962
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland Tire Service]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Cleveland Tire Service shop in Cleveland, Texas. Five employees are standing outside the front of the building next to rows of tires.
Date: 1920/1930
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland Dairy Day Milking Contest]

Description: Photograph of a young girl milking a cow for the Cleveland Dairy Day Milking Contest. She is wearing a long polka dot dress and smiling towards the camera.
Date: 1948
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Fostoria Lumber Company Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Fostoria Lumber Company Baseball Team seated outside. There are nine men wearing white baseball uniforms and four other men seated with them. Fostoria was once a thriving lumber town with a hotel, company store, homes, schools, churches, and a cemetery.
Date: 1949
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Employee of the Santa Fe Railroad]

Description: Cropped copy-print photograph of a young girl, "little barefoot" Lillie Snider, with her father Ed "Shorty" Snider. She is holding a lunchbox and facing towards the camera. Her father is an employee of the Santa Fe Railroad in Cleveland, Texas. He is standing behind her by a barrel on a wooden cart.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Early Churches of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Compilation of information about churches in Cleveland, Texas including histories, church leaders, and other information. The church sketches include the Galilee Praise and Worship Center (later Galilee Missionary Baptist Church), the African Methodist Episcopal Church (later New Bethel African Methodist Church), First United Methodist Church, First Baptist Church, Calvary Baptist Church, and St. Mary's Catholic Church.
Date: 2011~
Item Type: Book
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Pressley Brothers Transfer Trucks]

Description: Copy-print photograph of cotton loaded onto Pressley Brothers Transfer Trucks to be hauled to Kehoe Company in Houston, Texas. Cotton was bought by E. M. Hoffer and Garvey.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Loomis Photo
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Negro Chamber of Commerce of Cleveland First Annual Banquet]

Description: Photograph of the First Annual Banquet for the Negro Chamber of Commerce of Cleveland, Texas. There are people seated at rows of tables in front of a stage with a black curtain and a banner for the banquet. A woman is speaking at a podium in front of the stage, and two young boys can be seen in the bottom-right corner of the photograph.
Date: 1963
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Band Performing at Perks Steakhouse]

Description: Photograph of Light Crust Doughboys, a popular country western band, performing at Perks Steakhouse in Cleveland, Texas. There are six members in the band playing various instruments.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Pressley Transfer Truck]

Description: Photograph of a large Pressley Transfer Truck in Cleveland, Texas. The logo on the side of the truck is in white letters and states that they pack and crate, deliver local and long distance, and are bonded and insured. There are vehicles in the parking lot behind the truck and the sign for Cleveland Dry Goods Company can be seen in the background.
Date: 1949
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[First United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the First United Methodist Church building in Cleveland, Texas, as seen from the front with the announcement marquee in view. The building boasts tall, decorative rectangular windows and an entrance door framed within a pointed arch.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of Cleveland Grammar School]

Description: Postcard of the Cleveland Grammar School, a two-story building with numerous windows. A large group of children are standing in front of the building amidst the grove of trees just outside the school.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society