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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

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
Item Type: Photograph
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: 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

[Calder Place house]

Description: Photograph of a house on Calder Place that was designed by Steinman and Golemon, Architects. The ornamental steel seen on the windows and patio were designed and provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. The back of the photo is stamped "Business Men's Studio 201 Main Street Beaumont, Texas"
Date: [1940..1949]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

City of Dallas, Texas Water Consumption 1907-1946

Description: Line graph showing the amount of water consumed in billion gallons per year from 1907-1946; the trend of the graph is positive, meaning the city is consuming more and more water per year.
Date: 1946~
Creator: Keuffel & Esser Co.
Item Type: Image
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[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

[Dallas Park Board Minutes, Book 11]

Description: Minutes for the Dallas Park Board containing a record of the group's discussions, decisions, and other business. Indexes start after page 600.
Date: 1946/1953
Creator: Dallas (Tex.). Park Department.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Dallas Municipal 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

[Downtown and Port of Beaumont]

Description: Postcard of the Port of Beaumont on the Neches River with downtown Beaumont in the background. In the foreground, written in the grass, is "Port of Beaumont." At least five ships and a tugboat are visible at the port. The Kansas City Southern Lift Bridge is visible on the right side of the photograph and in the background downtown Beaumont buildings can be seen including the Jefferson County Courthouse. On the back of the postcard is printed the following: "The City of Beaumont is one of the Nation's most fascinating. It offers a wonderful climate and the warmest of Texas hospitality, blended with the salt tang of a major sea port and the brisk air of a mushrooming metropolis." The following companies are credited on the back of the postcard: "Color by Business Men's Studio" "The Edwards News Co., Beaumont, Texas" and "Plastichrome by Colourplate, Boston, Mass."
Date: [1940..1969]
Creator: The Edwards News Co.
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

The Early History of Floyd County

Description: This book discusses the history of Floyd County, Texas, including the general organization of the county, the first settlers and settlements, battles, expeditions, and notable individuals. The index begins on page 141.
Date: 1947
Creator: Hall, Claude V.
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Libraries