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1937 Schreiner Institute Glee Club in Uniform

Description: Photograph of the Glee Club in uniform. Twenty five cadets and club director John A. Guinn pictured. Caption from 1937 Recall yearbook page lists members from left to right as follows; "BACK ROW: Wiley; Vaughn; Hadden; Davis, C.; Terrell; Brown, S.; Pressler; Houy; Hagood; Simmons; McCord; Jenkins, K.; Guinn, director. FRONT ROW: Staples; Palacios; Browning; Wendtland; Jarvis, L.; Jaeggli; Haggard; Jenkins, R.; Newton, F.; Bush; White, M.; Woollett." Club officers are identified as Frank Newton (President) and Leslie Jarvis (Secretary). Club activities included appearances at the Kerrville Rotary Club and Schreiner Institute concerts as well as competition in the junior college men’s division voice contests held at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas on April 3, 1937 where the chorus won first place in its division and cadet Richard Jenkins was awarded top honor in the men’s solo contest.
Date: 1937
Partner: Schreiner University

Cadets Stand at Attention for Federal Inspection

Description: Photograph of a company of the Schreiner Institute cadet corps standing at attention for the annual federal inspection by officers from Fort Sam Houston. The Schreiner band and sponsors may be seen in the background as an officer inspects a cadet's rifle. The text on the back of the photograph identifies inspecting officer as Colonel Theodore K. Spencer who conducted the annual inspections from 1939 to 1941.
Date: 1936
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

[Charles Kilgore as a Teenager]

Description: Photograph of Charles Kilgore, the youngest son of Theodore Kilgore, as a teenager. The portrait, which is positioned in a decorative frame with the year 1930 typeset at the bottom, is a school photo for League City School.
Date: 1930
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Color Guard in Uniform

Description: The 1931-1932 Color Guard in uniform presenting the national and school "colors" with arms. Color Sergeant R. F. Flutsch holds the American flag and Color Private Jack Randle holds the Schreiner Institute flag during military exercises at the Schreiner Institute in Kerrville.
Date: [1931..1932]
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

[Joseph Kilgore as a Teenager]

Description: Photograph of a teenage boy named Joseph Kilgore, the son of Theodore Kilgore. According to accompanying information, the portrait was taken in honor of his high school graduation in 1930; the year is typeset in a decorative frame right below his picture. Joseph graduated as an honor student at the top of his class when he was sixteen-years-old.
Date: 1930
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Joseph Kilgore at His Graduation Party]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore and his high school graduation party comprised of his two other young men and four young women. Each young woman is wearing a white gown and is holding a bouquet in her arms. The Kilgore brothers are each wearing a dark blazer, a shirt, tie, and light-colored pants.
Date: 1930
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[The Kilgore Home]

Description: Photograph of the Kilgore home, a two-story house with a large, enclosed front porch. A long line of manicured bushes borders the property. According to accompanying information, the house is on Kansas and 4th Street in League City. It was the house where Theodore Kilgore and his wife Zonnie died, in 1955 and 1959, respectively. The house was then sold in 1959.
Date: August 1939
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Man Fishing at Clear Creek]

Description: Photograph of Chester Knight, father of Zonnie Knight Kilgore, fishing in a row boat on the banks of Clear Creek in League City. The bridge in the background is Clear Creek Bridge; it was once the connection between Galveston County to Harris County. It was demolished upon construction of Highway 3.
Date: August 1939
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Man in a Watermelon Patch]

Description: Photograph of Theodore Kilgore standing in a watermelon patch on land belonging to Frank Outlaw. According to accompanying information, Theodore hired a man named Pat Felts to plant 10 acres of watermelons on Frank Outlaw's property. The land is now the location of the Countryside South neighborhood.
Date: August 1939
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Newt Harris Barber Shop, Richardson, Texas

Description: Barbershop interior, left to right: Newt [Thomas Newton] Harris owner, Walter Parks, Jack Echols, Dock Echols. 1 sink, ceiling fan, several electric lights, 2 barber chairs. Flag bunting draped above mirror. Additional information: Left to right: Newt [Thomas Newton] Harris owner, Walter Parks, Jack Echols, Dock Echols - Dallas Morning News 8/22/1984. Thomas Newton Harris, 30 Oct 1870 - 29 Jun 1952.
Date: 1930/1935
Partner: Richardson Public Library

[Portrait of a Teenage Girl]

Description: Photograph of a teenage girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posing for a portrait in a collared jacket and shirt. Her blonde hair is styled in a short haircut. Below her portrait, the year "1930" is typeset within a decorative border.
Date: 1930
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Portrait of a Teenage Girl]

Description: Photograph of a teenage girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posed for a portrait. She is wearing a collared shirt and a headband with a bow in her short hair. The year "1933" is handwritten directly underneath her portrait.
Date: 1933
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Portrait of Dr. James J. Delaney

Description: Dr. James Joseph Delaney (1879-1959) served as the president of Schreiner Institute from 1923 to 1950. He was a leader in Texas education, an executive committee member of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1939-1947), president of the Association of Texas Colleges (1939), and the president of the Southern Association of Junior Colleges (1945-1946). Dr. Delaney is credited for developing Schreiner Institute into a fully accredited junior college during his tenure as the first president. This image appears in the 1936 Recall Yearbook.
Date: 1935
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

Portrait of Fletcher Walker

Description: Photograph of cadet and Company A Captain, Fletcher Walker. This photograph appears in the 1937 Recall Yearbook. The subject is misidentified on the back as LaRue Haralson who also attended Schreiner Institute in the 1930s.
Date: 1937
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University

Scene on Prade Guest Ranch

Description: Photograph of Mrs. Helen Prade on a horse above the Frio River at Prade Ranch near Leakey, Texas. Prade Ranch was opened as one of the first resort ranches in Texas in 1935 by Earl T. Prade. This photograph appears in the 1937 Schreiner Institute Bulletin Pictorial Number XV, No. 2 with the caption "Scene on Prade Guest Ranch, near Kerrville."
Date: [1935..1937]
Creator: Schreiner Institute
Partner: Schreiner University