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[1940 Buick Convertible]

Description: Photograph of a 1940 red Buick convertible that belonged to Joseph Kilgore. The car is heading down a small dirt road in League City.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Cafeteria Employees' Banquet, c. 1942]

Description: Group portrait of participants in a banquet for Texas State College for Women's African American cafeteria employees and their wives, c. 1942. Pictured, back row, left to right are: Luther Lambert, Anna Lambert, Othello Hill, T. C. Hill, Velma Berry, Mr. Hollis, Norvell Hill Williams, Sanford Williams, Amanda Mohair, and Noble Holland. Pictured, front row, left to right are: C. J. Peace, Erma Peace, Mr. Miller, Dilly Miller, Dorothy Fox Fox, James Otis Fox, Lavada Hamilton, and Cliff Hamilton.
Date: c. 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Cafeteria Employees' Banquet, c. 1942_digitally restored]

Description: Group portrait of participants in a banquet for Texas State College for Women's African American cafeteria employees and their wives, c. 1942. Pictured, back row, left to right are: Luther Lambert, Anna Lambert, Othello Hill, T. C. Hill, Velma Berry, Mr. Hollis, Norvell Hill Williams, Sanford Williams, Amanda Mohair, and Noble Holland. Pictured, front row, left to right are: C. J. Peace, Erma Peace, Mr. Miller, Dilly Miller, Dorothy Fox Fox, James Otis Fox, Lavada Hamilton, and Cliff Hamilton.
Date: c. 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Congregation Ahavath Sholom Confirmation Class, 1949]

Description: Photograph of the 1949 confirmation class of at Congregation Ahavath Sholom. There are four girls in white dresses, holding bouquets and standing in a line. One boy stands at the center in the front row in a dark suit and tie. The teachers, Helen Levenson and Charlotte Siegel, and Rabbi Charles Blumenthal and Rabbi Isadore Garsek are standing behind them. The group is posed on the bimah (altar) at the synagogue. The students are Sandra Zaetler, Pearl Katz, David Rubin, Barbara Walensky, and Lillian Sankary.
Date: May 29, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Worth Jewish Archives

[Display Window at T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the display window at T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store in Dickinson, Texas. Cans of Bee Brand products set in pyramid formations line the bottom of the window. Above the cans are five posted signs advertising various produce for sale. The reflection of a building across the street is visible in the glass. A handwritten note on the back of the photo reads, "This is a picture of the window by the produce stand. On one of the signs you will notice my mistake I told you about. The window has a display of Bee Brand products on it."
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Grand Opening of T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the grand opening of the T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store in League City. Inside the store, a huge crowd of people swarms underneath signs advertising in-store sales and featuring related illustrations and photographs. Visible amongst the crowd are products in stacks on the sale floor.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Grand Opening of T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the grand opening of the T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store in League City. Inside the store, a huge crowd of people swarms underneath signs advertising in-store sales and featuring related illustrations and photographs.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Grand Opening of T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the grand opening of the T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store in League City. A huge crowd of people swarms inside the store underneath signs hung from air conditioning ducts. The signs are advertisements for in-store savings and sales and feature photographs of food.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[John Logan, Sr. and sons, 1948]

Description: Outdoor portrait of John Logan, Sr. and his sons. John, Sr. is seated on a bench with son Lloyd, Sr. on his left and and son Arthur on his right. Standing behind him is his son John, Jr.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Kilgore Brothers in Uniform]

Description: Photograph of two uniformed young men, Joseph and Charles Kilgore, standing outdoors with their grandfather Chester Knight and an unidentified elderly woman. Behind them is a partially visible house with a wooden fence.
Date: 1945
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[The Kilgore Family]

Description: Photograph of the Kilgore family standing together outdoors. Standing on the far left are Theodore Kilgore and Zonnie Knight Kilgore, the patriarch and matriarch of the family. In the middle of the group is Edna, Ullmann's wife, and Ullmann himself, holding their infant son, Theodore Jr., aka Teddy. The younger Kilgore sons, Joseph and Charles, are standing on the right.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Lloyd Logan, Sr. and family, 1948]

Description: Family portrait taken outdoors on the porch of the family home. Lloyd Logan, Sr. is seated at center front with his wife seated to his left and his daughter seated to his right. His four sons stand in the background. There is a window behind the group. A porch chair, the yard and bushes are also visible.
Date: 1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Long Street house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Long Street that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel on the house was designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. An automobile is parked in a garage to the far right.
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Marching American Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of American soldiers in uniform walking in formation through a small town street. They are clad in infantry uniforms complete with helmets and arms.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Marching American Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of American soldiers marching on a gravel road. They are clad in infantry clothes complete with peaked caps, sashes, and arms. A barrack-like building is visible in the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Marching American Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of American soldiers marching on a gravel road. They are clad in infantry clothes complete with peaked caps, sashes, and arms. A barrack-like building is visible in the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Marching American Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of a group of American soldiers marching on a gravel road. They are clad in infantry clothes complete with peaked caps, sashes, and arms. A barrack-like building is visible in the background.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Othello Norvell Lister Hill]

Description: Studio style portrait of Othello Norvell Lister Hill taken in the 1940's. She is wearing dark suit embellished with light braid trim, a locket, and button-style earrings.
Date: c. 1940 - 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Other

[Parking Lot at T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the parking lot at T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store on the day of its grand opening in League City, Texas. The parking lot is nearly full, with a couple cars parked on the grass.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library