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People Playing in Snow in Front of Flato Hall
Photograph of people playing in snow in front of Flato Hall.
[People Standing Between Library Bookshelves]
Photograph of two women standing in an aisle between bookshelves inside the newly renovated Helen Hall Library. They are both dressed neatly.
[People Standing in a Garden]
Copy negative of a man and a woman standing in a garden on the side of a small, vine-covered building. A wire fence with a white picket door encloses the area.
[People Standing Next to a Train]
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.
[People Standing on Train Tracks]
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
[Peoples Funeral Home, Marshall]
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.
Pep Rally (1935?)
Photograph of a pep rally, 1935(?).
Perfectly Splendid: One Family's Repasts
Cookbook containing the recipes of the family which resided in the McFaddin-Ward House, collected by Ida Caldwell McFaddin and Mamie McFaddin Ward, as well as a brief family history
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
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.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
Photograph of two children performing in the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. They are standing on stage in costume.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
Photograph of a group of children performing in the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. They are on stage in costume gathered around a table on the set.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
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.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
Photograph of a group of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at League City Civic Center. The cast is gathered on stage during a scene in which they are all standing. The set is comprised of pieces of furniture.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
Photograph of a group of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" on stage at the League City Civic Center. They are standing in a line facing the same direction.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
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.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
Photograph of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. They are gathered together, at the front and center of the stage, for a cast photo.
[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]
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.
[Periodicals Displayed at the New Library]
The new Marshall Public Library Building, which opened in 1973, had a generous magazine and newspaper display area.
[Perry McFaddin Home]
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.
Personnel, Texas Textile Mills McKinney, Texas, Frank W. Smith, Supt.
Probably WWII era, based on all the female employees, especially when compared to the other photo of the Textile Mill employees in this collection.
[Peter's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Harrison County]
Peter's Chapel Missionary Baptist Church is located on Baldwin Rd (CR 2608) in rural Harrison County. It was organized in 1893. It has a traditionally African-American congregation.
[Petroleum heater construction]
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"
[Petroleum heater under construction]
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"
[Petroleum heater under construction]
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"
[Phillips Bungalow in Marshall]
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.
[Photo Album of Mamie McFaddin]
Photograph album containing a number of images pasted on the pages, some with handwritten annotations. A note on the inside cover says "Mamie Louis McFadden, 1906 McFaddin [...], Beaumont, Texas -- Given to me with all Mexican pictures by Frank Pickrell at El Paso, Texas."
[Photocopy of Beseler Bar Photograph]
Photocopy of a photograph of the interior of a bar room, printed on a sheet with a handwritten note about the name of the bar, and the date of the photo. The photo depicts a group of men standing in front of a bar counter, their backs to the camera, and three bar-tenders wearing aprons and standing behind the bar. The wall behind the counter is lined with mirrors, cabinets, and bottles.
[Photocopy of Original Polo Playing Field Photograph]
Photocopy of a photograph of a polo playing field, a large grassy, well-manicured lawn with small, gently rolling hills. The area is surrounded by trees, and there are mountains in the distant background. Below the photo, handwritten notes give information about the playing field. The back of the paper is blank.
[Photocopy of Vanderstratton Saloon Photograph]
Photocopy of a photograph depicting ten men sitting or standing on the roof of a two-story house with light-colored wood siding, windows, along each floor, and columns on both the front porch and balcony. The house is surrounded on both visible sides (front and right side) by scaffolding, and two small trees stand in front of the house. A light-colored picket fence on both sides leads to a smaller building on the left. The photo is printed on both sides of the paper, and on the front, handwritten notes about the building indicate that it burned down.
[Photocopy with Information on Frank Krause Building]
Photocopy of information about the Frank Krause Building in Boerne, Texas. Includes a grainy photograph of a two-story building with a porch on the first floor and a balcony on the second floor. Also included is a short paragraph with the history of the building. A photograph of the interior of a long, narrow bar room with high ceilings is attached to the back of the paper.
[Photograph Album of Alice Bassano Dill]
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.
[Photograph of 1924 Masonic Temple]
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.
[Photograph of 1952 College Station City Council]
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.
[Photograph of a Bed]
Photograph of a bed with a carved wooden frame covered with a striped pink and blue quilt.
[Photograph of a Dresser]
Photograph of a wooden dresser with a mirror on top of it pushed against a wall in a room in Texas.
[Photograph of a Group of People]
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.
[Photograph of a street lined with cars]
Photograph of old automobiles parked diagonally along either side of a long street. There are large trees lining either side of the street, and on the left side, off the road, there is a shed with an opening through the middle. Far down the road, there is a car driving on the street. The back of the photograph is blank except for a handwritten note with a name.
[Photograph of a Woman]
Photograph of a woman wearing an off-the-shoulder lace dress.
[Photograph of Abandoned Shacks in Old Tusculum]
Photograph of two run-down shacks in a wooded area with tall grass. The smaller shack, on the left, has a curled tin roof which is held up in part by a wood post in front of the open doorway. The shack on the right is partially made from stone and has roof that has mostly fallen off or into the building. There is a boat in front of the shack on the right, while the shack on the left has wire strung about it (which is connected to a short electrical pole). On the back of the photograph is a handwritten note indicating the shacks were part of old Tusculum (now Boerne, Texas), and a stamp identifying the donor of the photo.
[Photograph of Aerial View of Boerne Lake]
Photograph of a dark blue lake with a narrow road along the front-right side, taken from the window of an aircraft in flight (the frame of which is just in shot). In front of the lake, the land is brown and bare and has very few trees, but beyond the lake, there are plenty of trees covering the land. The sky above is blue with long streaks of white clouds. The words "Boerne Lake" are written on the back of the photograph in thick marker.
[Photograph of Allison Cemetery]
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.
[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Grave]
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.
[Photograph of Andrew Hanson's Historical Marker]
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.
[Photograph of Andrew L. Randell]
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.
[Photograph of Antioch Baptist Church]
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.
[Photograph of Austin College]
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.
[Photograph of B. H. Zauk]
Photograph of the headstone of B. H. Zauk. The marker states that he died in 1919. The marker has been overgrown with grass.
[Photograph of Barron Cemetery]
Photograph of the entrance to Barron Cemetery in Collinsville, Texas. The gate leading in is a short, simple chain link fence. A grave can be seen past the historical marker and trees and plants are overgrown in the cemetery.
[Photograph of Barron-Veazey House]
Photograph of the Barron-Veazey House. The house is two stories with several windows. There is a large porch that goes around the first floor of the house. There are tall bushes outside the house and a wreath next to the front door.
[Photograph of Bennett-Richardson House]
Photograph of Bennett-Richardson House. The house is two stories and white. There is a large porch with several white chairs sitting outside. There are snowflakes hanging in some of the windows.