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[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

[Photograph of Three People in Front of a House]

Description: Photograph of two African American men wearing suits and shaking hands in front of a stone house. A woman is wearing a dark suit dress behind the two men. The house, a parsonage of the Second Missionary Baptist Church in Waco, TX, has a screened door under a covered porch, and two windows on either side. A couple of outdoor chairs are placed on the front lawn. A two story brick building is on the right side of the house.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Print of Sam Rayburn

Description: Print of Sam Rayburn based on an original painting by Douglas Chandor. Sam Rayburn sits at a desk. He is wearing a dark, three piece suit with a blue striped tie and white shirt. He sits in a green leather desk chair. His left arm rests on the desk. He holds a book in his lap with his right hand. Chandor created three of these paintings. One was given to the East Texas State University (Now known as Texas A&M--Commerce), the Capitol in Austin, Texas and one hung in Sam Rayburn's private office in Washington, D.C.
Date: 1850/1969
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Father Oscar Huber]

Description: Original black and white photographic negative taken by an unidentified Dallas Times Herald staff photographer. This image shows Father Oscar Huber, who performed the last rites for President Kennedy at Parkland Hospital.
Date: November 23, 1963
Creator: Dallas Times Herald
Partner: The Sixth Floor Museum at Dealey Plaza

Photograph of the Texas Delegation during the 80th U.S. Congress, 1947-1949

Description: Photograph of the Texas Delegation to the 80th U.S. Congress, 1947-1949. Three rows of men, all wearing dark suits with ties. Texas state flag hangs in background. Front row, left to right: Wright Patman, J.M. Combs, L. Beckworth, Sam Rayburn, J.F. Wilson, Olin E. Teague, T. Pickett. Second row, left to right: A. Thomas, C. Thompson, L. Johnson, R. Poage, W. Lucas, E. Gossett, J. Lyle, Jr. Third row, left to right: K. Regan, O. Burleson, E. Worley, G. Mahon, P. Kilday, and C. Fisher.
Date: 1947/1949
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[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