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[Memorial Day at Fairview Cemetery]

Description: Postcard of the 1911 Memorial Day celebration at Fairview Cemetery. A massive group of people are gathered underneath a tree; everyone is wearing festive clothing for that era. Surrounding the group are numerous covered wagons and horses.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Maurer
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[The 1916 League City Browns]

Description: Postcard of the 1916 League City Browns, also known as the League City Baseball Club. The team has nine members, all of whom are men. They are posed for a team portrait in their uniforms which consist of a cap, a shirt, knickerbockers, socks, and shoes. A few baseball bats and gloves are set on the ground before them.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City High School Class of 1938]

Description: Photograph of a small group of seniors from the League City High School Class of 1938, posing for a portrait outside of an unidentified building. The students are arranged in two rows; the first row is knelt on the ground while the second row stands behind them. Directly to the right of the group is a large bush.
Date: February 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City High School Class of 1947]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the League City High School class of 1947; however, this photo was taken when the students were juniors. They are arranged in two rows on the steps just outside an unidentified building.
Date: 1946
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Bookshelves Inside Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of a corridor between bookshelves at the Helen Hall Library. There is another bookshelf standing against the wall perpendicular to the corridor.
Date: 198u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Elderly Couple on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of an elderly man and woman, who are identified as Uncle Georgius and Aunt Lucy according to a handwritten note on the back. They are seated on the porch steps of an unidentified house. Behind them is a screen door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Exterior of the League City Civic Complex]

Description: Photograph of the League City Civic building complex, comprised of three separate civic entities, from left to right: city hall, the municipal court, and the library. The building's exterior is characterized by its flat roof and its pillars and segmental arches.
Date: 197u
Creator: Pearlman-McNee Productions, Inc.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Exterior View of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the Helen Hall Library exterior as viewed from its parking lot. The exterior is characterized by its numerous pillars and segmented arches. Young trees and small bushes have been planted in grassy areas on the parking lot.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Exterior View of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the Helen Hall Library exterior as viewed from its parking lot. The exterior is characterized by its split levels, numerous pillars and segmented arches. A few young trees and shrubs have been planted in a grassy area on the parking lot.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Engines at League City's City Hall]

Description: Photograph of a trio of fire engine trucks parked in front of city hall at League City, Texas. Steve Bauer, Jesse Garcia and Flo Chasteen are each standing in front of a fire truck.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Ground Floor of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the ground floor interior of Helen Hall Library. There is a seating area near two shelves of periodicals and a book carousel. Ceiling-to-floor windows provide light.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Circulation Desk]

Description: Photograph of the circulation desk, located in the lobby at the Helen Hall Library. The desk features stone-insets on its exterior and a tiled stone wall behind it. The floor of the lobby is made of the same stone tile.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Horse-Drawn Wagon]

Description: Photograph of a man driving a horse-drawn wagon. He has several boxes of cargo. The side of the wagon reads, "League City Grocery Co."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Interior of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Helen Hall Library where several bookshelves, book carousels, and a few chairs are in view. On the side of the taller bookshelves are various posters advocating reading.
Date: 198u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Interior of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Helen Hall Library in an area where there are several book carousels and book shelves positioned near a large window that spans the vertical length of the wall.
Date: 198u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Interior of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Helen Hall Library where a generous portion of the library is in view. Partially visible in the foreground are the tape collection and the vinyl collection; behind those collections, rows of bookshelves go all the way back to the wall. Framed art is on display on the wall above the bookshelves.
Date: 198u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Interior of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Helen Hall Library in an area dominated by bookshelves and book carousels. A portion of the vinyl section is visible on the left.
Date: 198u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Interior of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Helen Hall Library in League City, Texas. Three floral-patterned chairs are positioned to establish a seating area. Surrounding the seating area are numerous bookshelves and book carousels.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City General Store]

Description: Photograph of a small, unidentified general store in League City, Texas. A small table of produce is visible through the open front facade.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Librarian Showing Off a Book Display]

Description: Photograph of Susan Seidensticker, a librarian at League City Public Library before it became Helen Hall Library. She is standing behind a table upon which is a book display of "New J Books," or young adults' literature. Behind her tall bookshelves line the walls.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library