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[National School Boards Association Convention]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting around a dinner table at the National School Boards Association Convention. They are all wearing elegant clothing. According to accompanying information, the bespectacled man on the right is James Hayden Ross and the man on his left is Larry Kellessberger.
Date: unknown
Creator: Central Studios
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Photograph of Flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library]

Description: Photograph of flood waters at the Denton Public Library, Emily Fowler Central Library. North view of the parking lot in front of the Emily Fowler Library and Oakland street running towards TWU. The photo was taken from the front entrance of the library, just after the rain had stopped.
Date: April 24, 2007
Creator: Couture, Leslie
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Walter Falls by a Lake]

Description: A photograph of Walter Falls. He is dressed in a dark suit, pants, and shoes, and is wearing a white hat. He appears to be standing on the bank of a river or lake, looking towards the water. Walter Falls is a relative of Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fox Tone Printing
Partner: Euless Public Library

McKinney High School Football Team 1924

Description: Photograph of the 1924 McKinney High School Football team posing together on a grassy lawn outside a large brick building. Six of the , "Season 24 or 25" (1924 team). 11 man squad. Person on far left is John David Stiff Bond, father of donor
Date: 1924
Creator: Greenwood Studios
Partner: North Texas History Center

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
Partner: Schreiner University

[Portrait of Neal Wright]

Description: Photograph of Neal Wright (son of Robert G. Wright and nephew of William C. Wright) as a young man. Wright is wearing a dark suit jacket, tie, and vest. He is posed as if he is walking through a garden gate and the backdrop and props includ fake foliage and trees. Text on the back of the photograph reads, in three sets of handwriting: "This picture was taken in the year of 1893 at the age of 22 years. Neal Wright, Born April 19, 1871 near Boliver Texas," "lived at Strawn, brother of Bob, Ernest Wright," and "Son of Robert Washington Wright & Arcanie Gober."
Date: 1893
Creator: Jones
Partner: Private Collection of Marie Bartholomew

[Ameican Legion Members at League Park]

Description: Photograph of members of the American Legion Post 554 participating in League City's Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park. They are standing in a scattered formation, watching two of their fellow members attach the American flag to the flagpole pulleys. In the background, a few other uniformed men are saluting the flag; two yellow school buses are also partially visible.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of five male members of the American Legion participating in a flag ceremony in League City. Each member is wearing a blue vest and a garrison cap. Two members are balancing rifles, another two are holding folded American flags, and one member on the right is saluting something that is not visible.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a man, wearing a garrison cap and a dark blue suit, standing behind a podium and speaking into a microphone at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. A man, who is also wearing a garrison cap, stands behind him while a woman wearing a blue vest and a festive hat stands by an American flag. Numerous people are standing in the background.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a speaker at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. The speaker, who is standing behind a podium, is wearing a dark blue suit and a garrison cap. A man standing behind him is also wearing a garrison cap.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of four male members of the American Legion participating in a flag ceremony. The men are standing in a row; all four men are wearing blue vests and garrison caps. The two men standing on the ends of the row are holding rifles in their palms and balancing them against their shoulders. The two men standing in the middle are holding folded American flags.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a burning American flag at the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. The flag is draped over a small frame standing on a partially grassy, partially rocky area. A few people are standing in the background and watching the flag.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[American Legion Flag Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of the American Legion flag ceremony in League City. Ceremony dignitaries are gathered near an American flag and an American Legion flag. All of the members are wearing blue vests and garrison caps. A member on the left is holding a rifle balanced against his shoulder.
Date: 1996
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library