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[Lorena Harbison's Retirement Party]

Description: Photograph of Lorena Harbison and an unidentified man at her retirement party. She is wearing a bright pink dress and glasses.
Date: January 1974
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Open House for Lorena Harbison]

Description: Photograph of a couple of people conversing with Lorena Harbison, the honored guest of an open house at League City State Bank. The event is in celebration of Lorena's thirty years of employment at the bank. Lorena is the woman on the left holding a bouquet of flowers.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Open House for Lorena Harbison]

Description: Photograph of the open house in honor of Lorena Harbison's three decades of employment at League City State Bank. A few people in office attire are gathered inside the bank around the refreshment table. Lorena Harbison is the woman in the center wearing the tan-colored skirt suit.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Cruise Portrait of Four Elderly Women]

Description: Photograph of four elderly women, one of whom is Lorena Harbison, posing for a portrait on a Caribbean cruise as they board the vessel Cunard Countess.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Sign at League City State Bank]

Description: Photograph of the sign at League City State Bank complete with an LED screen and a marquee. The announcement on the marquee reads, "Open House for Lorena Harbison 30 Yrs Banking." On the LED screen is the number "30."
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Illustrated Photo Holder]

Description: Photograph of a card stock photo holder that features a two-color illustration of the Cunard Countess, a cruise vessel. The holder is meant for a portrait taken upon entrance to the vessel; this holder came with a portrait of Lorena Harbison and her friends.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City State Bank Staff]

Description: Photograph of the League City State Bank staff, a majority of which are women, clad in uniforms. One of the uniformed women is Lorena Harbison; she is the bespectacled, elderly woman seated on the first row, second from the right. The back of the photo has the signatures of people in the photograph.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Elderly Friends on a Cruise Ship]

Description: Photograph of Lorena Harbison and three friends sitting at a dinner table in a restaurant aboard the Cunard Countess, a Caribbean cruise ship. Each woman is wearing a tiara adorned with stars and stripes.
Date: 1984
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Ribbon Cutting at League City Bank]

Description: Photograph of the ribbon cutting ceremony for League City Bank and Trust. Lorena Harbison is the woman in the pink pant suit standing behind the giant pair of scissors. Walter Hall is holding the scissors open in preparation to cut the ribbon. Standing behind them are five other city officials.
Date: June 12, 1978
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[People Eating at a Restaurant]

Description: Photograph of a group of women sitting at a restaurant table. Atop the table are various plates of food, bowls, cups, and condiments. All of the women are wearing beaded leis around their necks. Lorena Harbison is the woman in yellow seated at the far end of the table.
Date: unknown
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

[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

[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

[Joseph Kilgore Picking Fruit with Army Buddies]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore and two of his army buddies with fruit they picked near their camp. Joseph is on the left, knelt near the ground holding a huge bunch of bananas in front of him. His friend in the center is posing with two pairs of bananas on either of his shoulders.
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

[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

[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

[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

[Holiday Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float themed around Santa Claus' workshop in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. Individuals wearing costumes are standing on the float, playing the parts of Santa Claus and his elves. A sign posted on the side of the float reads, "Santa's Work Shop, League City Bank and Trust." The parade procession is heading down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually ending at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Pick-Up Truck in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a pick-up truck carrying in its bed a lit-up cutout in the shape of a Christmas tree. It is part of the parade procession in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The truck is brown and white with two signs posted on its driver-side doors. The sign on the left reads, "Precision Transmission" and provides a phone number and an address. To its right is a sign that says, "Bay Area Rosettes." Two effigies of the Bay Area Rosettes are hanging on either side of the tree cut-out. The parade proceeds down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Float in a Holiday Parade[

Description: Photograph of a Christmas tree-themed float in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. Surrounding the Christmas tree sitting at the center of the float are several individuals in costumes resembling gift boxes. Other people riding the float are not costumed but are wearing Santa hats. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Tractor in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a man in a green elf costume driving a small, blue Ford tractor. The tractor is pulling a red float full of passengers who are also wearing elf costumes. They are part of the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The parade is proceeding down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library