Rescuing Texas History, 2011 - Browse

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

[Pee Dinker Football Team]

Description: Photograph of the Pee Dinker Football Team from Cleveland, Texas. The team is seated outdoors in front of the bleachers on a football field.
Date: 1955
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Personal History of Juanita Dale Phillips]

Description: Typed personal history of Juanita Dale Phillips, also known as Candy Barr, for the Dallas Police Department Special Service Bureau.
Date: October 27, 1957
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Police Dept.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Photo of Alfred E. Smith, Bernard Baruch and Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Alfred E. Smith, Bernard Baruch and Sam Rayburn. The group of men all wear dark, three piece suits, white button-down shirts and dark ties. They sit near a table, which is in the foreground. The table has several pieces of paper on it and several glass ashtrays. The back of the photo reads, "ALFRED E. SMITH - BERNARD BARUCH - SAM RARYBURN - IN CONFERENCE ON RAILROAD LEGISLATION."
Date: 1950/1969
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photo of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. A formal black and white portrait of Rayburn. Rayburn wears a dark, three piece suit with a white, button-down shirt and a dark colored tie. He sits at a desk which contains papers, pen stand and pens and an ashtray. Rayburn has his left elbow propped up on the desk, the other arm is at his side.
Date: 1950/1969
Creator: Modell
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph of a Park in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a city park and playground in Dallas. A slide is in the foreground, a mary-go-round, two seesaws and a swing set are further back in the playground. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1959
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of a Playground]

Description: Photograph of a city park and playground in Dallas. A slide is in the foreground, a mary-go-round, two seesaws and a swing set are further back in the playground. A stamp on the back names the image as an official staff photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: December 30, 1959
Creator: Bayne, C. D.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of City Officials Planning an Easter Egg Hunt]

Description: Photograph of city officials planning an Easter Egg Hunt. The man in the foreground is seated at the desk and two men are looking over his shoulder at a bound notepad. Pasted on the back of the photograph is an information sheet from the Times Herald.
Date: April 1, 1958
Creator: The Dallas Times Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Dominga Luna Throwing a Softball]

Description: Photograph of Dominga Luna throwing a softball at City Park during a Track and Field meet. She is being watched by a large group of young women. The back of the image labels the image as "Dominga Luna, 10 from city park midget girls soft ball throw. Track and Field Meet, 1954".
Date: 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Photograph of Larry Wydermyer with a Bicycle]

Description: Photograph of Larry Wydermyer standing outside behind a bicycle on Tabor Street in Waco, Texas. He is six or seven years old, wearing a pair of light shorts and has his right hand on the seat of the bike, and his left on the handlebars. A few trees and a house are in the background, and an older woman can be seen sitting on the porch.
Date: 1952/1953
Creator: Williams, Junious M.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

Photograph of Sam Rayburn

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn. The photo is a head and shoulders view of Mr. Rayburn. He wears a dark suit jacket, dark tie, white button-down shirt, and a tan colored cowboy/fedora style hat. This image was taken of Mr. Sam later in his life, most likely between 1950 and 1961.
Date: 1950/1961
Creator: Wichita Falls Times and Record News, Photographer Jim Cochran
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photograph of Sam Rayburn and his sisters, Katherine (Rayburn) Thomas and Medibel (Rayburn) Bartley

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn and two sisters; Katherine [Kate] (Rayburn) Thomas and Medibel [Meddie](Rayburn) Bartley. The women are on the left wearing dark dresses with brooches. Sam Rayburn is wearing a dark suit and tie. They are standing outside Sam Rayburn's home, near the screened porch on the south side of the home.
Date: February 2, 1957
Creator: Eastman Kodak Company
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photograph of Sam Rayburn With Four Siblings

Description: Photograph of Sam Rayburn with four of his siblings. The black and white photograph was taken on the day of the dedication of the Sam Rayburn Library, October 9, 1957. The photo was taken in the parlor of Sam Rayburn's home. From left to right are: Tom Rayburn, Medibel (Rayburn) Thomas, Sam, Katherine (Rayburn) Thomas and Richard "Dick" Rayburn. The men wear dark suits with ties. The women wear dresses. They are sitting on a sofa that is now located in Sam Rayburn's bedroom. The Porfirio Salinas painting hanging in teh background is still on display at the Sam Rayburn House Museum as are many of the other items in this photograph.
Date: October 9, 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

[Photograph of Samuell at Mesquite Park]

Description: Photograph of one man named Samuell and an unidentified man at Mesquite Park. The back of the photo states that the two men were doing a "143 Acre sprigging job." Both men are on the sprigging machine in an open field. A stamp on the back names the image as an official photo from the city of Dallas.
Date: April 4, 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Santa Parade in Downtown Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a car during the Santa Parade in downtown Cleveland, Texas. The car shows the logo "Cleveland Kiwanis" and is on the corner of East Houston and Travis Street. The Farmer's State Bank and Texan Theater, playing Call Me Madam, can be seen in the background. There is a crowd of people congregated by the side of the road near the Super Value Grocery.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Sheriff Department Barbeque]

Description: Photograph of a Sheriff Department barbeque in Cleveland, Texas. There are men in suits and officers seated at a picnic table outdoors. Tables with food and refreshments are on covered tables in the background.
Date: 1958
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Sixth grade class photograph]

Description: Photograph of a sixth grade class from the Samnorwood School. There are three rows of students and one teacher standing in the third row. They are posing outdoors in front of a brick wall.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Southwestern Bell Telephone Company Office]

Description: Photograph of a group of ladies at the Southwestern Bell Telephone Company office in Cleveland, Texas. The occasion was an Open House for Mother's Day. Operators are seated at the switchboard and a group of other ladies watches from behind.
Date: 1954
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society