Rescuing Texas History, 2011 - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

Description: Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.
Date: May 5, 2011
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

[Letter from Cleveland Mayor Jill Barnett Kirkonis]

Description: Letter from the mayor of the City of Cleveland. It discusses the 75th Anniversary of the city, and talks about the achievements that have been made over the years.
Date: July 4, 2010
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Oral History Interview with Floyd R. Thomas, February 18, 2009

Description: Interview with Floyd R. Thomas of El Paso, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War II. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories from before the war as well as his time in the military, including his training in Oregon and Hawaii, attacks on Okinawa, and various battle scenes.
Date: February 18, 2009
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Thomas, Floyd R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

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.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Oral History Interview with Dale R. Walker, October 4, 2007

Description: Interview with Dale R. Walker of Kingsville, Texas, a United States Marine Corps veteran from World War Two. The interview includes Hill's memories about growing up as well as his personal experiences while in the Marines, including details from his involvement in the Iwo Jima attacks, 3rd Battalion, and the occupation of Nagasaki.
Date: October 4, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Walker, Dale R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[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
Item Type: Image
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Oral History Interview with L. B. Blackmon, April 10, 2007

Description: Transcription of a phone interview with L. B. Blackmon of Corpus Christi, Texas, a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown talks about his time in the Marines as well as life growing up during the Great Depression and other biographical information. He recalls memories of surviving Pearl Harbor, guard duty around naval storage in Hawaii, and the Horse Marines.
Date: April 10, 2007
Creator: Misenhimer, Richard & Blackmon, L. B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with W. A. Henderson, 2007

Description: Interview with Lieutenant Col. W. A. Bill Henderson of Gatesville, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Air Force. In the interview, Mr. Henderson answers biographical questions and talks about his military flight training, traveling, and bombing the Kwai River Bridge during World War II.
Date: 2007
Creator: Johnson, Kep & Henderson, W. A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Glenn G. Morgan, February 17, 2005

Description: Interview with Glenn G. Morgan of Weatherford, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Navy. In the interview, Mr. Morgan talks about his time before the war as well as his military training, travels, life on and the sinking of the USS Indianapolis, and his survival at sea.
Date: February 17, 2005
Creator: Morris, Cork & Morgan, Glenn G.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Alan W. Saunders, October 8, 2004

Description: Interview with Alan W. "Buck" Saunders of New Braunfels, Texas, a veteran of the Army Air Force during World War Two. The interview includes Saunders' personal experiences while in the Air Force, including the China-Burma-India Theater and memories of flying cargo to China over the Himalayas. Mr. Saunders also talks about life before and after his service.
Date: October 8, 2004
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Saunders, Alan W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

[Portrait of Reverend David A. Boyd]

Description: Photograph of Reverend David A. Boyd of St. David's Episcopal Church. He is wearing a red robe, holding a bible, and looking towards the camera.
Date: 2004
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with David Lee Hill, September 20, 2003

Description: Interview with David Lee "Tex" Hill of San Antonio, Texas, a veteran from the United States Navy during World War II in the China-Burma-India Theater. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences while in the Navy, including memories of pre-war flight training in Florida, the Flying Tigers, and the Salween River Gorge attack. There is a photograph and a short biography of Hill after the interview transcription.
Date: September 20, 2003
Creator: Cox, William G. & Hill, David Lee
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with O. H. King, September 28, 2002

Description: Interview with O. H. "Karl" King of Fort Worth, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. King recalls memories of his travels, the Japanese attack on Clark Field, the Battle for Bataan, and when he was a Japanese prisoner-of-war. He also talks about other experiences he had while serving in the Marines and his life before and after the war.
Date: September 28, 2002
Creator: Graham, Eddie & King, O. H.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman, March 24, 2001

Description: Interview with Ethel Reisburg Schectman of Fort Worth, Texas, who was born in New York City during the Great Depression to Jewish Polish immigrant parents. The interview includes Hill's personal experiences of World War II on the home front, including memories of D-Day, iron metal scrap drives, victory gardens, rationing, V-E and V-J Days, and what it was like being Jewish in Dallas during that time.
Date: March 24, 2001
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Schectman, Ethel Reisburg
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with Joseph B. Brown, March 23, 2001

Description: Interview with Joseph B. Brown of Abilene, Texas, who is a World War Two veteran of the United States Marine Corps. In the interview, Mr. Brown recalls memories of growing up and his time in the Marines, particularly from training, being wounded, and working campaigns in the South Pacific.
Date: March 23, 2001
Creator: Cox, William G. & Brown, Joseph B.
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

Oral History Interview with James Macia, July 21, 2000

Description: Interview with James "Herb" Macia of San Antonio, Texas, who is a veteran of the United States Armed Forces during World War Two. In the interview, Mr. Thomas recalls memories about growing up as well as his days as a mining engineer, the Doolittle Raid, North Africa, Normandy, and D-Day.
Date: July 21, 2000
Creator: Cox, Floyd & Macia, James
Item Type: Text
Partner: National Museum of the Pacific War/Admiral Nimitz Foundation

The Spirit of Missions

Description: This text discusses St. David's Episcopal Church in Austin, Texas, focusing on the history of the church in Texas, as well as the music, artwork, and outreach services of the congregation.
Date: 2000
Creator: Fowler, Beth
Item Type: Book
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

[Ostrich farm]

Description: Photograph of a large group of ostriches on an ostrich farm in Quail, Texas. They are pictured in a field behind a fence.
Date: September 26, 1989
Creator: Tyler, Guy
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Three women outside cafe]

Description: Photograph of three elderly women standing outside of Dodson Cafe, identified as Merle Black, Edna Crow, and Edith Carter. They are all wearing red ribbons on their outfits and smiling at the camera.
Date: April 6, 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Oral History Interview with Joe R. Greenhill, October 11, 1984

Description: Interview with judge Joe R. Greenhill who was active in St. David's Episcopal Church during it's early years. He speaks about his family, his involvement and activity at the church, and recounts memories of historical moments of the church.
Date: October 11, 1984
Creator: Dougherty, Mary Ann
Item Type: Text
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton, May 26, 1984

Description: Interview with Francis Rebecca Horton of Austin, Texas, an active member of St. David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Francis recalls memories of her younger days during childhood, as a student at Southern Methodist University, and traveling with her husband and children. She describes what life was life during the great depression and the war, and also as a member of the church.
Date: May 26, 1984
Creator: Hillis, Jean & Horton, Francis Rebecca
Item Type: Text
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Art Anderson, May 14, 1984

Description: Interview with Art Anderson of Austin, Texas, witness of the history of Saint David's Episcopal Church. In the interview, Mr. Anderson recalls some of his memories of the church, it's members, and the congregation.
Date: May 14, 1984
Creator: Motzer, Sue & Anderson, Art
Item Type: Text
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church

Oral History Interview with Eleanor Tyler, May 7, 1984

Description: Interview with Eleanor Tyler of Austin, Texas, a long time member of St. David's Episcopal Church. Eleanor describes what it was like being a student during the Great Depression, and also talks about her family life. She recalls some history about the church and also talks about founding Next to New Consignment.
Date: May 7, 1984
Creator: Vickers, Joan & Tyler, Eleanor
Item Type: Text
Partner: St. David’s Episcopal Church