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[Arrival of the Texas Limited Train]

Description: Photograph of a welcome banner being stretched across the train tracks just by League Park. A crowd of people gathered near the banner and behind the white picket fence on the right are awaiting the arrival of the Texas Limited train.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Arrival of the Texas Limited Train]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Limited train busting through a welcome banner stretched across the train tracks just by League Park. A crowd of people gathered near the tracks and behind the white picket fence on the right had been awaiting the incoming train.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Arrival of the Texas Limited Train]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Limited train busting through a welcome banner that had been stretched across the train tracks just by League Park. A crowd of people gathered near the tracks rush to welcome the train's arrival.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Barricades at a Republic Rally]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered behind a construction barricade outside the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke. Directly underneath the orange-and-white striped barricade is a sign that says "MEDIA."
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Crowd at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers wearing matching t-shirts that feature an image of a man and the words "GOTTI FOR PRESIDENT" on the front. They are waiting in line with other people outside of the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Demonstrators Outside a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of an assembly of demonstrators protesting against David Duke outside of the Republican rally being held at the League City Civic Center. They are standing from behind a pair of wooden barricades. Some of the protesters are members of Queer Nation, which is a militant gay activist organization according to accompanying information. The demonstrators are holding up a variety of signs. Among them are: "DUKE YOU MAKE ME PUKE," "COSMETIC SURGERY CAN'T MAKE PREJUDICE PRETTY," "DUKE IS RACIST, HOMOPHOBIC, & ANTI-FEMINIST," "THE NAZI HOLOCAUST. WILL YOU BE NEXT?" and "WANT A NUMBER ON YOUR ARM?"
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Demonstrators Outside a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a large group of demonstrators protesting outside the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. Standing behind wooden barricades, the protesters are holding up their signs that say disparaging things about or against David Duke. According to accompanying information, some of the protesters are part of Queer Nation, a militant gay activist group. A woman with a camera hanging from a strap around her neck is standing in front of the barricades.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City Historical Society at League Park]

Description: Photograph of two individuals, a man and a woman identified as Fay Dudney, standing at League City Historical Society's booth in League Park during the Christmas Eve in the Park event. Both are wearing glasses and apparel appropriate for cold weather. A striped fabric sheath encloses the booth overhead. Christmas lights and poinsettias are visible in the background.
Date: December 2004
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City Historical Society Booth at League Park]

Description: Photograph of two individuals, a man and a woman, standing at League City Historical Society's booth in League Park during the Christmas Eve in the Park event. Both individuals are wearing glasses and apparel appropriate for cold weather. A striped fabric sheath encloses the booth overhead. On the booth table are informational sheets in upright display frames and a sizable collection of birdhouses. Festive holiday decorations such as garland, red ribbons, and Christmas lights adorn the booth as well as areas of the park.
Date: December 2004
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City Postal Workers]

Description: Photograph of two postal workers organizing items in the new mail room during the new League City Post Office open house. Celebratory balloons are visible in the background.
Date: March 16, 1989
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League Park Dedication Plaque]

Description: Photograph of the dedication plaque at League Park. It is a black rectangular plaque with gold lettering, set into a cement block. According to the plaque, the park was dedicated July 4, 1991 and was a Land and Water Conservation Fund Project. The rest of the plaque provides plenty of relevant information on the park's creation and benefactors.
Date: December 2004
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[News Coverage at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a reporter covering the crowd outside the League City Civic Center where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. A long line of attendees has formed behind the reporter, who is getting into position in front of the video camera. Directly behind the line of people is a blue trailer with the words, "City of League City," written on its side.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[News Coverage of a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a reporter covering the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke from outside the League City Civic Center, the site of the rally. The reporter, who is wearing a dark gray suit, is speaking to the cameraman holding the video camera. The cameraman is wearing a satin bomber jacket with the 39 HTV news channel emblem stitched on the back. Behind the reporter, a line of people has formed.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Protesters at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a couple of protesters standing in the parking lot outside of the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. The protesters' signs read, "Duke You Disgust Me" and "Silence = Death." A few other protesters holding signs are visible in the background.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Protesters at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a small group of protesters standing in the parking lot outside of the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. The protesters' signs that are visible read, "DUKE YOU MAKE ME PUKE" and "100,00 GAYS WERE KILLED IN THE NAZI HOLOCAUST. NEVER AGAIN!" The protesters are walking in a circle as they raise their signs.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Protesters at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a small group of protesters in the parking lot outside of the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. The protesters are walking in a circle with their signs held up.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered near the gazebo in League Park. A historical plaque on League City is visible in the foreground. The Houston Express passenger train is visible just beyond the crowd of people, who are in town for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in League Park for the Red Ribbon Rally. The Houston Express passenger train is visible in the background just beyond some trees. The event was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in League Park for the Red Ribbon Rally. The Houston Express passenger train is visible in the background just beyond some trees. The event was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Signs at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of signs posted at the entrance of League City Civic Center, where a rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke was held. The double entrance doors are made of tinted glass, as are the windows next to them. On the doors are signs that say, "Entrance Only." A single sign to the left of the doors reads, "All handbags, purses, & carry-in items will be searched for security reasons."
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Women at League Park on Independence Day]

Description: Photograph of two women standing together on the wooden deck in League Park, where the city's Fourth of July celebration is being held. The woman on the right has a staff in her hand, at the top of which is a circular emblem featuring an image of the League Park gazebo. Patriotic bunting is draped over the deck's railing. A tent provides shade over the deck. A red trailer with a closed concession window is visible in the background; a man in a hat is sitting right below the concession window.
Date: July 4, 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library