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Life and Adventures of Ben Thompson the Famous Texan.

Description: This book is a biography of Ben Thompson, "Including a detailed and authentic statement of his birth, history and adventures by one who has known him since a child" (from the title page). The original of this item includes an insert from The Steck Company giving a brief overview of the history of the book (number of copies published, prices, etc.).
Date: 1956
Creator: Walton, W. M.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Signs at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of signs posted at the entrance of League City Civic Center, where a rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke was held. The double entrance doors are made of tinted glass, as are the windows next to them. On the doors are signs that say, "Entrance Only." A single sign to the left of the doors reads, "All handbags, purses, & carry-in items will be searched for security reasons."
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in League Park for the Red Ribbon Rally. The Houston Express passenger train is visible in the background just beyond some trees. 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

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered in League Park for the Red Ribbon Rally. The Houston Express passenger train is visible in the background just beyond some trees. 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

[News Reporter Covering a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a female news reporter standing outside the League City Civic Center and covering the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke. She is wearing a trench coat and has one hand in her coat pocket. In her other hand, she is holding sheets of paper close to her chest. To the right, a cameraman has his video camera focused on the reporter. They have set up on the grass right next to the parking lot. A man drinking from a cup watches from the sidewalk; he stands directly in front of a new channel vehicle with a 39 HTV emblem on the back.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered near the gazebo in League Park. A historical plaque on League City is visible in the foreground. The Houston Express passenger train is visible just beyond the crowd of people, who are in town for the Red Ribbon Rally, an event that 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

[Vendors at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a male vendor setting up his merchandise table outside of the League City Civic Center at the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke. He is selling folded t-shirts and camouflage-patterned truckers caps. A few people are gathering in front of the table next to his.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Red Ribbon Rally in League Park]

Description: Photograph of people gathered near the gazebo in League City Park. A historical plaque on League City is visible in the foreground. The Houston Express passenger train is visible just beyond the crowd of people, who are in town 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

[Crowd at a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of people standing in line in the parking lot outside of the League City Civic Center, where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[News Reporter Covering a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of a female news reporter standing outside the League City Civic Center and covering the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke. Assisting cameramen of the news staff are operating video cameras and setting up on a grassy area near the parking lot. One camera is focused on the reporter, who is standing with a notepad in her hands.
Date: February 28, 1992
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Kemah School Class, 1955]

Description: Photograph of a group of school-age children that make up the 1955 class at Kemah School. The students are arranged in three rows. Their teacher is standing on the second row on the far right. Set at the feet of a girl on the first row is a small wooden board that reads, "School Days at Kemah 1955."
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Kemah School Class, 1954]

Description: Photograph of a group of school-age children that make up the 1954 class at Kemah School. The students are arranged in three rows. Their teacher is standing on the second row on the far left. Set at the feet of a girl on the first row is a small wooden board that reads, "School Days at Kemah 1954."
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Kemah School Class, 1946]

Description: Photograph of a group of school-age children that make up the 1946 class at Kemah School. The students are arranged in four rows. Their teacher stands on the second row on the far right. Set at the feet of two girls on the first row is a small wooden board that reads, "KEMAH 1946."
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Two Men with Their Catch]

Description: Copy negative of two men standing outdoors and holding up a cluster of caught fish that are strung together. The man on the left is wearing full fishing gear which includes a fishing bib, a pair of waders, and a hat. He has a pipe in his mouth. The man on the right is wearing a shirt, a bow tie, pants, and waders. A wooden house is visible just behind the men.
Date: unknown
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library