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[Exterior View of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the Helen Hall Library exterior as viewed from its parking lot. The exterior is characterized by its split levels, numerous pillars and segmented arches. A few young trees and shrubs have been planted in a grassy area on the parking lot.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Festive Circulation Desk at Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of three staff members at the Helen Hall Library circulation desk wearing their Halloween costumes, complete with make-up. Halloween decorations are visible behind them on the wall and hanging from the ceiling.
Date: October 1986
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Fire Engines at League City's City Hall]

Description: Photograph of a trio of fire engine trucks parked in front of city hall at League City, Texas. Steve Bauer, Jesse Garcia and Flo Chasteen are each standing in front of a fire truck.
Date: 197u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Ground Floor of Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of the ground floor interior of Helen Hall Library. There is a seating area near two shelves of periodicals and a book carousel. Ceiling-to-floor windows provide light.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library At Night]

Description: Photograph of the Helen Hall Library building at night. The exterior is characterized by segmental arches and pillars; outdoor lighting within the open walkway provides ample light.
Date: February 28, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Children's Section]

Description: Photograph of the children's section within Helen Hall Library. Low bookshelves line the wall, which is covered in yellow pieces of paper and a Texas-shaped mural made up of more pieces of paper and numerous photographs. Nearby the shelves are a round table with chairs and a few beanbag chairs set on the floor. To the left are more books on a rotating shelf and an office desk.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Children's Section]

Description: Photograph of the children's section within Helen Hall Library. Low bookshelves line the wall, which is covered in yellow pieces of paper and a Texas-shaped mural made up of more pieces of paper and numerous photographs. Nearby the shelves are a round table with chairs and a beanbag chair.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Circulation Desk]

Description: Photograph of the circulation desk, located in the lobby at the Helen Hall Library. The desk features stone-insets on its exterior and a tiled stone wall behind it. The floor of the lobby is made of the same stone tile.
Date: 199u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of orange-colored scaffolds set up near pillars that have been erected as part of the Helen Hall Library building addition. The landscape is visible beyond the pillars.
Date: July 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of the staircase under construction inside the new addition to the Helen Hall Library. It features a mezzanine area between the two floors.
Date: July 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of the site where the Helen Hall Library is being reconstructed. The foundation of the new building section has been cemented. There is an area sectioned off by wood on top of the foundation.
Date: April 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of a pile of metal building materials stacked outside Helen Hall Library during its period of reconstruction. The outer walls of the pre-existing library building, characterized by its segmental arches and pillars, are visible to the left.
Date: June 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of the exterior walls of Helen Hall Library during its period of reconstruction. Its exterior features tall segmental arches and pillars. A blue truck is parked near the construction site.
Date: June 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing on the mezzanine of the unfinished staircase in Helen Hall Library during its period of reconstruction. Only the building's frame has been established; the walls have not yet been built.
Date: June 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of the view through the exterior wall of the Helen Hall Library during its period of reconstruction. The wall is characterized by tall segmental arches.
Date: June 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of a dimly lit Helen Hall Library during its period of reconstruction. Pictured are the pillars of the exterior wall and the tension cables that support them.
Date: June 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Construction Site]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Helen Hall Library during its period of reconstruction. The exterior features segmental arches and pillars.
Date: June 1987
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Courtyard]

Description: Photograph of the back area of Helen Hall Library in League City, Texas, as seen from the courtyard garden where there is also a two-tiered fountain. The top of the fountain features the figure of a nude woman. A car and a house are visible in the background.
Date: April 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Courtyard]

Description: Photograph of the rear of Helen Hall Library in League City, Texas. The exterior of the building features segmented arches and a walkway that surround the library garden. At the center of the garden is a two-tiered fountain.
Date: April 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Courtyard]

Description: Photograph of the courtyard garden at Helen Hall Library, at the center of which is a two-tiered fountain. The building's exterior pillars surround the garden.
Date: April 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Courtyard]

Description: Photograph of the rear of Helen Hall Library in League City, Texas. The exterior of the building features numerous segmented arches that are part of the walkway that surrounds the library garden. At the center of the garden is a two-tiered fountain.
Date: April 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Dedication Attendees]

Description: Photograph of four individuals, two men and two women, attending the Helen Hall Library dedication ceremony. They are all dressed neatly.
Date: February 28, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Dedication Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a man standing at a podium and speaking at the Helen Hall Library dedication ceremony. The podium is set atop a table between two plants. Walter Hall, widower of the library's namesake, is seated to the left in a blue jacket, waiting to speak.
Date: February 28, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Helen Hall Library Dedication Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a group of people bowing their heads at the dedication ceremony for Helen Hall Library. The scene takes place right outside the entrance of the library. Some people, who are mostly elderly, are seated. Others are standing, including Walter Hall, husband and widower of the library's namesake. A table is set up with a podium and a microphone on the sidewalk just in front of the building.
Date: February 28, 1988
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library