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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

[Ancient Ruins]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified site of ancient stone ruins, taken from an elevated vantage point.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Baseball Game in a Field]

Description: Photograph of a baseball game in an open field beside a two-story building identified as Yolland's Feed Store in League City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Baseball Game in a Field]

Description: Photograph of a baseball game in an open, grassy field. A few small buildings are visible in the background. Accompanying information states that the field is next to Yolland's Feed Store in League City.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Butler Building Restoration]

Description: Photograph of a pink brick building known as the Butler Building, during its period of restoration. Its doors are white with glass panes. The window that is visible has glass panes, some of which are boarded up. According to accompanying information, T.A. Kilgore operated his grocery store in this building for many years.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Butler Building Restoration]

Description: Photograph of a brick building known as the Butler Building, during its period of restoration. It features white, glass-paned double doors and windows. Some of the panes have been boarded up with wood. According to accompanying information, T.A. Kilgore operated his grocery store in this building for many years. Wooden planks border the property.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Charles Kilgore as an Infant]

Description: Photograph of Charles Kilgore as an infant clad in only a cloth diaper. He is propped up against a pillow on fabric-covered furniture.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Crowd Inside T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of customers inside the T.A. Kilgore Grocery Store in League City. Several people are leaned over a counter on the left. To the right, a young boy is standing in an empty metal shopping cart.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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

[Fire at the Humble Oil Tank Farm]

Description: Photograph of a fire at the Humble Oil tank farm in Webster, Texas. A large cloud of smoke is billowing out from the property.
Date: 1922
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Flag of the 103rd Infantry Division]

Description: Photograph of a flag representing the 103rd Infantry Division of the U.S. Army, a unit that served in World War II. The flag features the number 103, the letter "M," and an emblem of two crossed rifles. A handwritten note on the back of the photo states that the flag is "mounted and stands erect" in the Orlando, Florida home of the chapter's commander, who was Joseph Kilgore's commander during his service.
Date: May 1988
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Framed Portraits of Theodore and Zonnie Kilgore]

Description: Photograph of individual framed portraits of Theodore and Zonnie Kilgore, set upright upon two tables in the local history room of Helen Hall Library. In the background is a display shelf of books and pictures.
Date: December 2001
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

[Holiday Greeting Card from the Kilgores]

Description: Greeting card featuring a photo of Edna Kilgore holding in her arms her toddler-aged son Theodore Jr., aka Teddy. Typeset below the picture is the text "Holiday Greetings." Below that is handwriting that reads, "Edna Ted and Ullmann."
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Joseph Kilgore and His Army Buddies]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore and his army buddies gathered outside of an outhouse made of wooden planks. A couple of the men are holding a roll of toilet paper. On the exterior of the outside is text that reads, "SETTERS" with an arrow pointing to the entrance.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Joseph Kilgore and His Army Buddies]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore and his army buddies gathered in front of a small tent at a base camp. They are all wearing infantry uniforms. Joseph is the third man kneeling on first row. The shadow of an unidentified man is visible in the shot.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Joseph Kilgore and His Father]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore in his military uniform standing outdoors with his father, Theodore Albert Kilgore. He has his hand on his father's waist.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Joseph Kilgore Getting a Shoe Shine]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore sitting in front of the Abilene Post Office while he gets a shoe shine from two young boys whose backs are turned to the camera. Joseph is in his U.S. Army Lieutenant uniform.
Date: 194u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library