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[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

[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

Life of J. W. Holston

Description: Handwritten manuscript by John Willis Holston. Chronicles his family's journey to Texas from Mississippi in 1869. Includes stories from his days as a cowboy on a cattle drive, and his two year service as a Texas Ranger.
Date: 1930~
Creator: Holston, John Willis
Partner: UNT Libraries

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

[Postcard from Craig Sisters to Mrs. Doug Craig, June 28, 1930]

Description: Postcard from the Craig sisters to their parents, Mr. and Mrs. Doug Craig, discussing their journey to and arrival in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of an observation tower surrounded by large trees. A wooden suspension bridge hangs above a large ditch, leading to the wooded area just to the observation tower.
Date: June 28, 1930
Creator: Southern Post Card Co.`
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard from the Craig Sisters to Mrs. Doug Craig, July 26, 1930]

Description: Postcard from the Craig sisters to their mother, Mrs. Doug Craig, discussing their day and night on their trip. One of the girls mentions she didn't have an asthma attack the night before. The front of the postcard features a photograph of two buildings - one is a light-colored stone building, and the other is a two-story building with porches on both stories. The light-colored building is situated in the center-ground, while the two-story house sits in the background. There are several leafless trees surrounding the light-colored building.
Date: July 26, 1930
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Postcard of Cherry Trees And Washington Monument]

Description: Postcard of rows of blooming cherry trees along the edge of the Potomac river with the white Washington monument in the distance. The scene is described as "These beautiful Japanese Cherry Blossom Trees which line Riverside Drive, Potomac Park, are a gift of the Japanese Government to the United States Government. In the Spring of the year they are a most beautiful sight and might suggest to the traveler a scene in old Nippon itself." The message on the back is illegible.
Date: April 16, 1930
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard to Launa Leng, January 12, 1930]

Description: Postcard to Launa Leng, wishing her a happy birthday. The front of the postcard features a photograph of the town and some of the small farms/houses surrounding the town, taken from a great distance. There are large bushes on the right left side of the photo, and in the background, small bluffs are visible on the horizon.
Date: 1930-01-12~
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

When Texas was young

Description: The battle of San Jacinto -- A surgeon's story -- The "Twin Sisters" -- Reminiscences, piratical and revolutionary, from the career of Colonel Warren D.C. Hall.
Date: 1930
Creator: Ziegler, Jesse A.
Partner: UNT Libraries