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[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
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~
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

[Portrait of Moon and Jo Ann Young]

Description: Color photograph of an older couple, Moon and Jo Ann Young, posed for a portrait. Moon is dressed in a blazer, a tie, and pants; he has one hand placed on his wife's shoulder. Jo Ann is seated in a large wicker chair with her hands folded in her lap. The couple was instrumental in providing historical and cultural insight with their vast collection of photos and negatives, all documenting Cleveland, Texas. Their contributions are a vital part of the Cleveland Historical Society and Museum records.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Wellington Volunteer Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of a group of men from the Wellington Volunteer Fire Department. They are standing outdoors next to two small fire engines that are parked in front of a garage. Two young boys are sitting in the back of the engine on the left side of the photograph. All of the men are wearing suits and hats, and facing towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states the Fire Department was located on West Avenue, and an accompanying note identifies the fire engines as American LaFrance trucks.
Date: 1925
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of Wellington Offices and Fire Departments, on the corner of a small intersection. There is one small building pictured, with two garages for fire trucks. There are other small buildings across the street in the background.
Date: 1940
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Telephone operators]

Description: Photograph of four women operating telephones. They are all wearing dresses and have short haircuts. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies their names as Pearl Boverie Hendrick, Ruth Boone Fleming, Tina Thompson Hendrix, and Berniece Brickey.
Date: 1925
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[George Kelley Telephone Office]

Description: Photograph of the George Kelley Telephone Office. There is a man and a woman seated at a small table. The woman is wearing headphones and sitting in front of the telephone operations, and the man is writing on the table. The name of the telephone operator was Willie Payne.
Date: 1907/1910
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Fresno Basketball Team

Description: Photograph of the girls Fresno Basketball team. They are pictured outdoors near the wall of a building. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the two girls in the front row and three of the girls in the back row.
Date: 1927
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum