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[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

[Postcard of a Historic Block in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the historic 100 block of North Travis Street of Cleveland, Texas in 1909. Behind a tall, narrow wooden pole in the foreground are three buildings situated side to side. The building on the far right is the Wright Hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of the Ed Garvey Saloon in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Ed Garvey Saloon, a historic site in Cleveland, Texas. A group of men are standing in a queue in front of the saloon, which is a two-story building. There is a small shed in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of the Historic Wright Hotel]

Description: Postcard of the Wright Hotel, a two-story hotel originally located at the corner of Houston Street and North Travis Street in Cleveland, Texas. It was destroyed by a fire in 1915.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Portrait of Lorraine Kesler]

Description: Postcard of the portrait of a baby, identified as Lorraine Kesler. She is seated on a black cushion and is wearing a white dress. The background is a plain, black wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Portrait of Charles Wright]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a suit and tie, identified as Charles Wright. He is shown from the torso up, and has short curly hair and a large mustache that covers his mouth. The photograph is an oval shape on a rectangular mat, and there is handwriting on the back that describes his family and states that he was born in 1911.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Small boy on chair]

Description: Postcard of Pete Boverie, later Dr. Robert Floyd Boverie, in a light-colored outfit with a wide belt and black shoes. He is standing on a chair with one hand on its back, and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1913~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Tull Harden family portrait]

Description: Photograph of the Tull Harden family. They are seated indoors and wearing formal outfits. There is one man, one woman, four young girls and three young boys.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Small wooden house]

Description: Photograph of a small, wooden house taken by Kirby Campbell. It is pictured in a field of tall grass, and there is a small shed on the right side of the photograph. Handwriting on the back of the photograph indicates that the house is located North of Lutie.
Date: unknown
Creator: Campbell, Kirby
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum