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[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]

Description: Photograph of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. The cast is standing together on the stage; the majority of them are lined up and facing the three other cast members who stand separately from them.
Date: August 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Perry McFaddin Home]

Description: Photograph of the Perry McFaddin Home on 920 Third Street, League City, Texas. The house faces the Methodist Church. A man is standing on the porch, and a wooden fence is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Peter Almond Oral History Interview 1, June 4, 2004

Description: Dr. Peter Almond talks with Dr. James S. Olson and Lesley W. Brunet about the history radiation therapy. He outlines the various treatments including the x-ray, cobolt-60, betatron, magnetron, klystron and cyclotron. He also talks about the emerging field of proton therapy. He also describes the early history of radiotherapy at MD Anderson especially under the direction of Drs. Gilbert Fletcher and Leonard Grimmet.
Date: June 4, 2006
Creator: Almond, Peter; Brunet, Lesley Williams & Olson, James Stuart
Item Type: Sound
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

[Petroleum heater construction]

Description: Photograph of the inside of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Pipes and steel beams are gathered in stacks upon the floor of the structure. Handwritten on the back of the photograph, "Alcorn Combustion Co Crown Central Petroleum Co Pasadena Heater file A2" The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater under construction]

Description: Photograph of a section of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Two workers are at the top of the structure, each wearing a hard hat. The back of the photo is stamped "BM Photograph Business Men's Studio Beaumont, Texas"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Petroleum heater under construction]

Description: Photograph of a Crown Central Petroleum Corporation heater under construction. The structure was built by Alcorn Combustion Company out of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, with materials provided by John Dollinger Jr., Inc. Scattered construction materials and steel beams are located throughout the site. A ladder is leaning against the left side of the structure. Several men are standing near a building in the far right background. The back of the photo is stamped "Litterst Com'l Photo Co. 2007 Polk Ave. Houston, Texas PR 0703"
Date: October 27, 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[Phillips Bungalow in Marshall]

Description: This bungalow in Marshall is just one of the many bungalow styles to be found in the city. The location is 1401 Herndon Street at the intersection with Evans Street. Until 1952 it was the home of Dr. Oliver Wendell and Mayme Adams Phillips. Dr. Phillips was a dentist; Mrs. Phillips taught school. She died in 1952; Dr. Phillips died in 1955. The house was vacant for several years until O. W. Phillips Jr. moved there, occupying it until the late 1990's. The house has been unoccupied since then.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Photograph Album of Alice Bassano Dill]

Description: Photograph Album from the Joe E. Haynes family, arranged by Mr. Haynes' Grandmother, Alice Bassano Dill. Her father Alfred Bassano came to America from Liverpool on the ship Good Shepherd, and established Hope Farm near Paris.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dill, Alice Bassano
Item Type: Book
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph of 1924 Masonic Temple]

Description: Photograph of the 1924 Sherman Mason Temple building. This multistoried building with beige brick, columns, and a stone pediment is currently home to the Sherman Jazz Museum.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of 1952 College Station City Council]

Description: Photograph of 1952 city of College Station, Texas City Council meeting. The back contains handwritten text as follows: "_____. Bill Fitch, Marion Pugh, Joe Sorrels, Ernest Langford, Howard Badgett,Harry Boyer, N. M. McGinnis, Ran Boswell" Individual not named in obverse text is identified as J. Wheeler Barger. At time of photograph, Earnest Langford was Mayor and Ran Boswell was City Manager.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: City of College Station

[Photograph of a Bed]

Description: Photograph of a bed with a carved wooden frame covered with a striped pink and blue quilt.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Photograph of a Dresser]

Description: Photograph of a wooden dresser with a mirror on top of it pushed against a wall in a room in Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Heritage Village

[Photograph of a Group of People]

Description: Photograph of a group of people wearing dark clothes standing in front of a brick wall outside. A note below the image indicates that the photo is associated with Conroe Public Schools and identifies the people as (left to right): top row: unknown, Miss Turner, Mrs. Maude Gillmore Bell, Minnie Williamson, Petway Jones, Hulan Anderson, Mrs. Gertrude Paileer Lierman; and bottom row: Mrs. Runyon, Mr. Runyon, Janie May Smith, Helen Jones, Miss Elizabeth Turney, and Mrs. R. C. Carter.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Montgomery County Memorial Library

[Photograph of Allison Cemetery]

Description: Photograph of Allison Cemetery. There is a wire fence around the cemetery with a large sign that reads "Allison". There are several headstones visible in the cemetery and there are many trees near the headstones.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Grave]

Description: Photograph of Andrew Hanson and his wife's, Anna's, tombstone in Sherman, Texas. Andrew was born in 1855 and died in 1940 and Anna was born in 1855 and died in 1915.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Historical Marker]

Description: Photograph of Andrew Hanson's historical marker in Sherman, Texas. The plaque is on a stone column and is located in a cemetery. Behind the column is the path that goes through the cemetery.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Andrew L. Randell]

Description: Photograph of Andrew Lawrence Randell's grave marker in Sherman, Texas. He was born in 1880 and died in 1931 and was a Grandmaster of the Masons in 1921.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Antioch Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of Antioch Baptist Church, a one-story building with an angled roof over the entrance. On each side of the entrance are small benches and potted plants and in front of the name for the church is a large tree.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of Austin College]

Description: Photograph of the Austin College campus in Sherman, Texas. The photograph focuses on a square building with a parking lot beside it and trees and shrubs in front of it. The American and Texas flags are being flown in front of the building.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West

[Photograph of B. H. Zauk]

Description: Photograph of the headstone of B. H. Zauk. The marker states that he died in 1919. The marker has been overgrown with grass.
Date: 2011-12/2012-03
Creator: West, Carolyn Effie
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Carolyn West