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[1973 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 49th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of July 23 to 27, 1973, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1973-07-23/1973-07-27
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Alley Behind Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the alleyway behind Helen Hall Library in League City, Texas. A car is parked in the alley next to a triplet of young, small trees that stand in a grassy area. The exterior of the library is partially visible on the left.
Date: April 1973
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Archery Class]

Description: Photograph of students in archery class. The students and instructor are sitting in a tent with bows in hand. Instructor is standing up. Tents were used as temporary classrooms until the final construction on Mountain View could be completed. There is a light bulb in the tent. A pole can be seen, as well as cars in the parking lot.
Date: 1970
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Audience]

Description: Photograph of people seated in folding chairs on cleared ground. They are attending the groundbreaking ceremony for Cedar Valley College. There are some people standing in back. One man has a movie camera in his hands. Some of the women are wearing headscarves. Some leafless trees in background and apparently one cedar tree.
Date: 1973
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Audrey Kariel and Charles Spangler Celebrate Opening of Marshall Public Library]

Description: Mrs. Audrey D. Kariel, Project Coordinator, and Martin Spangler, Chairman, celebrate the new Marshall Public Library at the formal reception on October 20, 1973. Mrs. Kariel relates "Martin was an inspirational leader. Every agenda carried a quote with motivation. My favorite was 'Your ship cannot come in unless you send some out.' We had to send out many ships to build the new MPL."
Date: 1973
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Band Concert]

Description: Photograph of a group of people with instruments performing on a stage. The band director is dressed in dark clothes; the band members are arranged in rows, seated in the front and standing in the back.
Date: 1973
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Becky Lindsay and McClenney discussing Handicapped Issues]

Description: Photograph of a woman (identified as Becky Lindsay) speaking with Byron McClenny (the President of Eastfield College). The two are seated at a table in an office. A bookshelf and windows are visible in the background. Becky Topletz Lindsay was President of Not Psyched Out Club. Responsible for getting handicapped services at EF. Becky visits with Eastfield President Byron McClenney.
Date: 1974
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[Bicentennial Library Exhibit About Native Americans]

Description: During the United States' Bicentennial, an exhibit at Marshall Public Library about Native Americans was called "Alien In His Own Land." It featured some 120 rare portraits, biographies, document reproductions, watercolor paintings, a map, and movie posters . Some pictures were of notables such as Pocahontas, and others featured Native American costume, manners, and customs. In 1976, it was still politically acceptable to call Native Americans "Indians," a term which the article and photo caption favors. The woman in the slide photo is Mrs. Dorothy Morrison, library director.
Date: 1976
Partner: Marshall Public Library