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Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and James F. Cherry Meet in the Pacific During WWII

Description: Photograph of Admiral Chester W. Nimitz and James F. Cherry meeting in the Pacific during WWII. Admiral Nimitz was a Kerrville native and former Tivy school student, James F. Cherry was from San Antonio but attended Schreiner Institute before joining the U. S. Navy and serving in WWII. Text on back of photograph addressed to Harriet Garrett; "To Harriet Garrett from Chester W. Nimitz (to Hattie from Chester) (in the Pacific). Courtesy of James Cherry (Sept. 1, 1943)"
Date: September 1, 1943
Creator: James F. Cherry
Partner: Schreiner University

[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: 1942~
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: 1942~
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
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
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
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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
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
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
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]
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library