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Winnsboro, Texas: Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow

Description: This book is a reproduction of the original 1952 publication, which is the only bound copy of the history of Winnsboro, Texas. It includes information about the original settlers, the general organization of the city, the railroad system, the original schools, churches and businesses in Winnsboro, as well as information about agriculture and farming.
Date: October 1, 2003
Creator: Suiter, Will D.
Partner: UNT Libraries

The History of Destroyers Built in Orange, Texas During W. W. II

Description: This book discusses the naval base in Orange, Texas and shipbuilding activities, particularly focusing on World War II. It includes reprints of relevant newspaper articles, histories of action for ships built at the facility, articles on historical relevance and commemorative events, and information from other documentation.
Date: October 2002
Creator: Orange County Historical Society (Tex.)
Partner: Orange County Historical Society

The National Cooperative Soil Survey of the United States

Description: Document describes the origins and history of the Soil Survey with an emphasis on the time periods of 1899-1912, 1912-1920, 1920-1933, and 1933-1952. "For each of the four chronological periods, a brief introductory chapter describes the general political and administrative environment then prevailing, and a summary of the progress of the Soil Survey achieved under such an environment." (p. 36) Also provides information on early soil sampling, typing, mapping, and interpretation. Also tells about the coordination of the National Cooperative Soil Survey and developments in the National Cooperative Soil Survey from 1952-1957.
Date: October 1998
Creator: Gardner, David Rice
Partner: UNT Libraries

Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill - Golden Wedding Anniversary

Description: Standing in a gazebo, Mr. and Mrs. James Edward Hill, married October 7, 1933 in Creedmoor, TX celebrated their golden anniversary on Sat, October 8, 1983. A reception was hosted by their children, grandchildren and great grandchildren at the Howard Johnson Motor Lodge in Austin, TX. They have 17 grandchildren and 8 great grandchildren.
Date: October 8, 1993
Partner: UNT Libraries

[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 Members in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a few members of the American Legion Post 554 walking around the fountain at League Park for Americanism Day, a special event in League City. They are wearing matching vests and Garrison caps, although each man has varying numbers and types of pins on their individual caps. In the background is the park gazebo, where a small group of people watch the ceremonies as they unfold.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day at League Park]

Description: Photograph of Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park. A group of people in various uniforms stand before three flagpoles, which are adjacent to the park's gazebo. White picket fences border areas in the park.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day at League Park]

Description: Photograph of four women in similar uniforms holding up flags during the Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park. To their left is a man standing behind a video camera on a tripod. White picket fences line areas of the park. Directly behind a large tree is a parked yellow school bus.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day at League Park]

Description: Photograph of three members of American Legion Post 554 hoisting up flags in League Park using the pulleys on three individual flagpoles. The first flag is a deep blue with some text on it. The second and third flags are an American flag and a Texas flag respectively. A uniformed man is partially visible in the right hand corner.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day Festivities in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers that form part of a school band, seated beside the gazebo in League Park. They are part of the city's Americanism Day ceremonies. A few people are seated inside the gazebo, while a man stands at its entrance.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day in League Park]

Description: Photograph of four women wearing matching uniforms walking into League Park on Americanism Day. Walking in formation, the pair of women in the center are holding up the American flag and the Texas flag. The women standing on either side of the flag-bearers are holding guns to their side. Two men in helmets salute them as the women walk by.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day in League Park]

Description: Photograph of four uniformed officers dressed in cadet blue shirts and peaked caps. They are standing in formation at League Park on Americanism Day. A few people in the park are watching the day's ceremonies. Two yellow school buses are visible behind the officers.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of people, many of them sitting in colorful lawn chairs, watching a man speak from the gazebo at League Park on Americanism Day. The speech, given by an unidentified man in a suit, is a part of the special day's ceremonies.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Americanism Day in League Park]

Description: Photograph of three flagpoles boasting three separate flags: a deep blue flag, an American flag, and a Texas flag. The raising of the flags is part of the Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park. Just beyond a white-fenced footbridge, few uniformed individuals are standing at attention before the flags.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Flags in League Park]

Description: Photograph of three flagpoles boasting three separate flags: a deep blue flag with the acronyms "POW" and "MIA," an American flag, and a Texas flag. The raising of the flags is part of the Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League Park on Americanism Day]

Description: Photograph of the gazebo, a mostly white structure with a shingled roof, at League Park. A woman is standing at its entrance with a microphone in her hand. Seated together to the left of the gazebo are a school band.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League Park on Americanism Day]

Description: Photograph of three flagpoles boasting three separate flags: a deep blue flag, an American flag, and a Texas flag. The raising of the flags is part of the Americanism Day ceremonies at League Park.
Date: October 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Astros Mascot at League Park]

Description: Photograph of Orbit, the Houston Astros mascot, walking amongst hundreds of area residents at the Red Ribbon Rally in League City Park. The mascot costume is multi-colored. Antennae protrude from the mascot's blue helmet. The event was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Houston Express Passenger Train]

Description: Photograph of the arrival of The Houston Express, a passenger train that once traveled between Houston and Galveston. It carried 150 students from Clear Creek ISD and Dickinson ISD to the Red Ribbon Rally in League City. A few law enforcement officers and area residents are waiting to mark the train's arrival with a long red ribbon. The event was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Houston Express Passenger Train]

Description: Photograph of The Houston Express, a passenger train which once traveled between Houston and Galveston. A few people descending from the train are visible in the distance. The train is stopped in League City for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City. The event was held in League Park.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Passengers Descending the Houston Express]

Description: Photograph of passengers descending from The Houston Express, a train which once traveled between Houston and Galveston. The train is stopped in League City for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City. The event was held in League Park.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[People Standing Next to a Train]

Description: Photograph of five people standing beside The Houston Express, a passenger train which once traveled between Houston and Galveston. The individual on the left is wearing a conductor's hat. The train is stopped in League City for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that was part of a city-wide Drug Awareness Week put on by League City. The event was held in League Park.
Date: October 24, 1990
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library