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[Naturalization Ceremony at League Park]

Description: Photograph of a bespectacled man in a suit speaking from a podium during League City's Fourth of July naturalization ceremony in League Park. The speaker is standing on a wooden deck; other dignitaries are seated behind him. A white tent overhead provides shade. The deck's rails are draped in patriotic bunting.
Date: July 4, 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fourth of July in League Park]

Description: Photograph of League Park during League City's Fourth of July celebration. Patriotic bunting is draped over the railing of a wooden deck. A tent covering the deck provides shade for a speaker and other dignitaries.
Date: July 4, 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Naturalization Ceremony at League Park]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered for the Fourth of July naturalization ceremony in League Park. They are mostly seated in fold-out chairs, while a few others stand in the back.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Parade of Flags in League Park]

Description: Photograph of adolescent girls lined up by the footbridge in League Park. Each girl is carrying a unique flag for the parade of flags, a part of the city's Fourth of July naturalization ceremony. A gazebo is visible in the background.
Date: July 4, 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[People at a Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of three individuals at League Park for the celebration of the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop in League City. Behind them are numerous people joining in the festivities. A red trailer where yellow and white balloons is parked in the background.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Tractor in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a man driving a John Deere tractor, which is pulling a float full of teenagers down Kansas Street. The spectacle is part of League City's 32nd Annual Village Fest parade. The teenagers are wearing a uniform of blue jackets and blue jeans. One of the teens is holding a flag pole with a navy blue flag.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Truck in a League City Parade]

Description: Photograph of a small red fire truck proceeding down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fair parade. Following close behind in the parade procession is a fireman walking with a dog and a red pick-up truck.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Truck in a League City Parade]

Description: Photograph of a small red fire truck proceeding down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fair parade. According to text on the driver-side door, the truck belongs to the League City Fire Department. A uniformed fireman is driving the truck.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Catholic Church Float in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float featuring a replica of St. Mary Mission Church, a Catholic church in League City. A few women wearing pioneer-themed clothing are riding the float and are sitting in front of the church replica. A small sign attached to the float trailer reads, "St. Mary's League City Bazaar, July 19-20, Come join us, Texas - Walker."
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Barbecue Trailer in a League City Parade]

Description: Photograph of a black barbecue trailer being pulled down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fair parade. The barbecue is in the shape of a steam engine locomotive, branded with a CC on its front end. Text on the back end of the barbecue reads, "CC Express." A man in a cowboy hat and a red shirt is walking in stride with the barbecue trailer while grilling meat.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Parade Procession in League City]

Description: Photograph of a float coming down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fest parade. A red pick-up truck pulling a float that features a giant effigy of a Texan is visible in the distance. Parade spectators are gathered on either side of the two-way street.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Costumed Women in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float traveling down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fair parade. Three women wearing pioneer costumes, complete with bonnets, are sitting on the float gathered around a cauldron. There is text on the side of the float; the visible portion reads, "We Salute Lone Star." A Texas flag hangs low from the trailer.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Giant Texan on a Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a red pick-up truck hauling a float featuring a giant effigy of a Texan in a cowboy hat, a shirt, and jeans. The float is coasting down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fest parade. An oversize birthday cake with the text, "Happy Birthday Texas," is on the float just in front of the Texan. Two versions of the Texas flag--an actual flag and a flag made from little pieces of paper--are major components of the float.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Float in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float coasting down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fest parade. The float features a green, grass-like border and a large cutout of Texas at the center. A couple of adult women and a few children are riding the float.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Yellow Fire Truck in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a yellow fire truck proceeding down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fair parade. According to text on the exterior, the truck is property of the Webster Volunteer Fire Department. Two firemen are sitting on top of the truck.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Mayor in a Parade Car]

Description: Photograph of the League City mayor, Joe Lamb, riding a white convertible in the 35th annual League City Village Fair parade on Kansas Street. He is riding atop the backseat of the convertible with two other passengers while a woman drives. A sign posted on the driver-side door communicates Joe Lamb's identity. Parade spectators are visible in the background.
Date: May 1989
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[High School Marching Band in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of the Clear Creek High School marching band walking in formation at the 34th annual League City Village Fest parade on Kansas Street. The french horn section is in view, while the trumpet section follows close behind. The band members are all in uniform which consists of a white shirt and maroon pants.
Date: May 7, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Flautists Marching in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of the flautist section of the Clear Creek High School Marching Band, walking in the 34th annual League City Village Fest parade on Kansas Street. Standing in formation, the flautists are all in uniform, which consists of maroon pants and white shirts.
Date: May 7, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Parade Float Judges]

Description: Photograph of the 35th annual League City Village Fest parade judges riding in a parade car that is adorned in garland and colored flowers. The three judges are sitting on the back of the car and interacting with the crowd. A sign on the car's driver-side door emphasizes their identity.
Date: May 1989
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Truck in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a red fire truck in the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. Although the driver of the truck is not completely visible, a fireman riding on the back of the truck is in view waving to the crowd. The parade took place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Multicultural Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a multicultural parade float at the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The float's theme is centered around the six countries, represented by their flags, that have ruled over Texas. Six individuals are clad in costumes that are representative of the six ruling nations' cultures; four are standing while the other two are sitting on the float. At the end of the float is a lit-up model of the Alamo. The parade takes place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Float in the League City Sesquicentennial Parade]

Description: Photograph of the League City Lioness Club Parade Float in the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The float is a fluffy, white model of the Alamo with Texas flags protruding from the top. Carrying the float on a trailer is a mid-size blue truck, driven by a bespectacled, middle-aged man in a cowboy hat. On the driver-side door is a sign that says "League City B.P.W. Lioness Club." The parade takes place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Hand Drawn Chemical Wagon in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of four firemen leading a hand drawn chemical wagon in the League City sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The wagon features a red metal box and a roll of thick rope in between its two large red wheels. Each fireman is wearing a light blue, collared uniform shirt and blue jeans, as well as a navy blue cap. The two firemen in front pull the wagon along while the firemen in back push. The parade took place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Truck in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a red fire truck driving in League City's sesquicentennial parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. On the truck's driver-side door are the words "League City Fire Dept. 68." Visible in the driver-side window is the fireman steering the vehicle. The parade takes place on a major road in League City.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library