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[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

[Program for Dedication Ceremony of Cleveland, Texas Gateway Marker]

Description: Single-sided program for the gateway marker dedication ceremony in Cleveland, Texas. The heading "Discover Cleveland" is at the top of the program, right above an illustration of the gateway marker. According to the program, the creation of the gateway marker was a 2006 project of the "Keep Cleveland Beautiful Organization." On April 11, 2007, at 10 a.m. the ceremony was held at the site of the marker, Highway 59 South at Washington Avenue.
Date: April 11, 2007
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[City Hall in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas city hall, a mostly one-story building that is surrounded by sidewalks and lawns. Two flagpoles with the Texas flag and the American flag are visible near the entrance of the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Civic Center of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas Civic Center, a two-story building surrounded by sidewalks, grassy areas, and small trees. There are several windows on the front facade of the building. Two flagpoles, one with the Texas flag and one with the American flag, flank the entrance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[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
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland, Texas: What a Hometown Should Be

Description: Pamphlet endorsing Cleveland, Texas as the "gateway to the outdoor pleasures of the East Texas forest country." Highlighted points in the pamphlet include a list of Cleveland events, the Civic Center, outdoor amenities and attractions, and a map of the area. A brief introduction to Cleveland's early history and a list of future attractions are also included.
Date: 2008~
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Mary Frances Anglin, The First Dairy Day Queen]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young woman, Mary Frances Jenkel, née Anglin, being crowned the first Dairy Day Queen, on stage at the 1954 Dairy Day in Cleveland, Texas. She is wearing a velvet coronation robe. The town mayor at the time, N.A. Walker, bestows the honor. A young boy standing near them is holding the crown's pillow. A sizable group of people on stage watch from behind them as the event takes place.
Date: unknown
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Southern Pacific Depot]

Description: Cropped copy-print photograph of the interior of Southern Pacific Depot, located at Houston and Travis Street in Cleveland, Texas. A man on the left side of the room is talking on the phone and four other men are standing around him. The man at the front desk is typing on a manual. A calendar on the wall shows the month April.
Date: 1916
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Clements Brothers Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Clements Brothers Drug Store and pharmacist Tom Clements. There are multiple displays around the store, including a Kodak display on the far, back right, cosmetics on the shelves on the right, and newspapers on the front counter. There is a White Owl ad on the cigar counter on the front left, and a soda fountain with six stools. A man is standing behind the counter on the left where chips, peanuts, and cookies are displayed in glass jars. There are Christmas decorations hanging across the ceiling with strands of tinsel.
Date: 1934/1935
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Children Outside the Cleveland School]

Description: Copy negative of three young girls standing beneath a tree outside of the Cleveland School. There are two boys in the distance standing near a bike, and two girls talking behind them. Children can be seen sitting on the steps of the school in the background. The school was first built as the Cleveland Grammar School and later became Cleveland High School, facing Dallas Street. Southside Elementary was later erected on the side and faced towards Ft. Worth Street. The Cleveland ISD Tax & Central Offices now occupy the Dallas Street side.
Date: 193u
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland Dairy Days]

Description: Photograph of contestants and cattle shown in an arena. There are spectators seated in covered and uncovered stands around the arena. Two children are seated on top of the wooden fence in the bottom-right. The 2012 site contains a Wells Fargo Bank.
Date: 1948
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

[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

[Early Cleveland School]

Description: Copy negative of an early school in Cleveland, Texas. A large group of people is standing in front of the building facing towards the camera. There are two people in the background in the doorway of the school.
Date: 1910
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Steam-powered thresher]

Description: Photograph of a steam-powered thrasher, identified as a thrasher engine. It has large wheels and a covering over the conductor's area. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the engine was B. H. Ford's. The photograph was taken around 1910 and this copy was developed around 1960.
Date: 1910
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Buggy and two horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of a buggy and two horses during a 4th of July Parade. The individuals in the buggy are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joiner, owners of the Livery Stable. Two girls on the left side of the photograph are seated on the other horses and dressed as Native Americans. The horses have banners across their backs that cover the tops of their heads. The Presbyterian Tabernacle can be seen in the background above the neck of the horse that is second from the left.
Date: July 4, 1909
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Group of men in new car]

Description: Postcard of five men seated in a new car. They are all wearing light shirts, dark pants, and hats. One man has his hand on the steering wheel and is looking off to the side. There are trees and fences in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard identifies the names of each individual.
Date: 1909
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Pioneer family and wagon]

Description: Photograph of a pioneer family standing in front of a small house. There is one man standing with three women, one of which is holding a baby. An uncovered wagon with two horses hitched to it is in front of the house, with some belongings inside of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Woman and horse]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman standing next to a saddled horse. She is wearing a long skirt and coat and a large brimmed hat. There is a wooden building in the background with tools leaned up against the side, and a small dog behind the horse. Handwriting on the back of the photograph labels the saddle as a side saddle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum