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[People on Train Tracks]

Description: Photograph of a group of children posing for a picture with a man in a space suit on the train tracks just by League Park. The Texas Limited train, parked on adjacent, parallel tracks, had just made its inaugural stop in League City
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[People Outside of a Republican Rally]

Description: Photograph of two men and a woman standing together outside the League City Civic Center where the rally for Republican presidential candidate David Duke is being held. They are standing in line for the event. The man on the left has his arm raised to point at something. His free arm is linked with the arm of the woman standing to his right.
Date: February 28, 1992
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

[People Standing on Train Tracks]

Description: Photograph of a group of children posing for a picture with a man in a space suit on the train tracks just by League Park. The Texas Limited train, parked on adjacent, parallel tracks, had just made its inaugural stop in League City
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Peoples Funeral Home, Marshall]

Description: Peoples Funeral Home is located at 1301 W. Grand Ave. in Marshall, Texas. Owned by three generations of the Williams family, it has served the African-American community since 1927 (as listed in the city directories). It is still in operation. It was established by Milton Williams, Sr. Born and reared in Harrison County, he became a mortician. He married Josie P. Campbell and they established six funeral homes in East Texas. He also started the Peoples Funeral Service Insurance Company. He died in 1966, and is buried with his wife in the Powder Mill Cemetery of Marshall. Milton Williams, Jr. continued in the family business. He graduated from Bishop College of Marshall and the Texas School of Mortuary Science in Ft. Worth. He was also a certified insurance underwriter. Active in professional, church, and civic matters, he was the first Negro to run for public office in Marshall. He is deceased. His widow, Rubye Adams Williams, is still active. They produced two children: a daughter, Dr. Rubye Jo Williams Jones (see Texas History Portal entry) and Milton Herschell Williams, III. This son has also continued in the family business. Educated at Wiley College of Marshall and the University of North Texas, he served in the U. S. Air Force before entering banking. He later entered the Dallas Institute of Mortuary Science before returning to Marshall. He is married to Julia Ann Frilot, occupational therapist. They are parents of two adult daughters who have entered professional careers.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]

Description: Photograph of a group of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" on stage at the League City Civic Center. Three of the children are standing with their backs turned to the audience while others are seated in chairs on set.
Date: August 1979
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]

Description: Photograph of children performing in the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. The set includes a trunk, a end table with a lamp, a faux window, and a couch upon which two of the children are seated. The other two children are standing.
Date: August 1979
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]

Description: Photograph of children performing in the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. The set includes living room furniture such as end tables, a trunk used as a coffee table, a makeshift window, and a couch, on which all three children are seated. A woman stands near the fake window.
Date: August 1979
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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
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
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library