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[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~
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

[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
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
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Meekins Super Market]

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
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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
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~
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
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum