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[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

[Astros Mascot at League Park]

Description: Photograph of Orbit, the Houston Astros mascot, walking amongst hundreds of area residents at the Red Ribbon Rally in League City Park. The mascot costume is multi-colored. Antennae protrude from the mascot's blue helmet. 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

[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

[Boy Scouts at a Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of boy scouts lined up in a row at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. Most of them are wearing boy scout uniforms. A few of them have their hands up in a two-finger salute. A few adults standing behind them are partially visible.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Boy Scouts at a Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of boy scouts lined up in a row at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. They are all wearing boy scout uniforms and have their hands up in a two-finger salute. A few adults standing behind them are partially visible.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of the celebration for the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop in League City. Numerous people are joining the festivities at League Park; a man on stilts is walking amongst them. White and yellow balloons are tied to various objects in the park. Visible in the background is a silver passenger car with the name "Chimato" written above its windows.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a man speaking at the celebration in League Park for the inaugural stop of the Texas Limited train. He is a bespectacled man in a suit standing at a podium on a wooden deck. Celebratory balloons are tied to one of the deck's posts. Three other dignitaries are seated just in front of a red trailer with the words "Welcome to League Park" written on the side.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a man speaking at the celebration in League Park for the inaugural stop of the Texas Limited train. He is a bespectacled man in a suit standing at a podium on a wooden deck. Celebratory balloons are tied to one of the deck's posts. A crowd of people are watching him speak, visible just beyond the deck railing.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a sizable crowd gathered under a group of trees in League Park. They are celebrating the inaugural stop of the Texas Limited train. A red trailer is visible just beyond the trees.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered around a wooden deck in League Park. They are celebrating the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop in League City. Celebratory balloons are tied to the deck's railing.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Celebratory Cake at League Park]

Description: Photograph of people serving a sheet cake at the celebration in League Park for the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop. People are clustered around the table waiting for a piece of cake, which has a snowy train scene on its surface.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Children at League Park]

Description: Photograph of five children--two boys and three girls--standing in League Park. Three of the children are standing by their bicycles while the other two are standing with pieces of paper in their hands.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Crowd at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of people standing in line in the parking lot 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

[Crowd at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a crowd gathering in the parking lot outside the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. Many members of the crowd are dressed alike: they sport either cowboy hats or trucker caps, jeans, and boots.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Crowd at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of people crowded outside of the League City Civic Center where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. A group of young men wearing similar white t-shirts are standing together amongst the cluster of people. A man in a leather jacket holding a red drinking mug is smiling directly at the camera.
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

[Firefighters at League Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of firefighters sitting on the top of a fire engine truck parked at League Park. They are all wearing red shirts and black shorts. Two trophies are nestled between them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Flags in League Park]

Description: Photograph of three flagpoles boasting three separate flags: a deep blue flag with the acronyms "POW" and "MIA," an American flag, and a Texas flag. The raising of the flags is part of the Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library