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1937 Schreiner Institute Glee Club in Uniform

Description: Photograph of the Glee Club in uniform. Twenty five cadets and club director John A. Guinn pictured. Caption from 1937 Recall yearbook page lists members from left to right as follows; "BACK ROW: Wiley; Vaughn; Hadden; Davis, C.; Terrell; Brown, S.; Pressler; Houy; Hagood; Simmons; McCord; Jenkins, K.; Guinn, director. FRONT ROW: Staples; Palacios; Browning; Wendtland; Jarvis, L.; Jaeggli; Haggard; Jenkins, R.; Newton, F.; Bush; White, M.; Woollett." Club officers are identified as Frank Newton (President) and Leslie Jarvis (Secretary). Club activities included appearances at the Kerrville Rotary Club and Schreiner Institute concerts as well as competition in the junior college men’s division voice contests held at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas on April 3, 1937 where the chorus won first place in its division and cadet Richard Jenkins was awarded top honor in the men’s solo contest.
Date: 1937~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Schreiner University

[1940 Buick Convertible]

Description: Photograph of a 1940 red Buick convertible that belonged to Joseph Kilgore. The car is heading down a small dirt road in League City.
Date: 1941
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

1941: Texas Goes to War

Description: This book is a collection of essays discussing the role of Texans in World War II. It examines both the Texas soldiers fighting in the European and Pacific theaters as well as the Texans on the Homefront. The essays describe both the military and social aspects of the war. Index starts on page 241.
Date: 1991
Creator: Lee, James Ward; Barnes, Carolyn N.; Bowman, Kent A. & Crow, Laura
Item Type: Book
Partner: UNT Press

[1955 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 34th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 13 to 24, 1955, held by the Westminster Presbyterian Church in Beaumont, Texas. Appearing in the photograph are children and adults. The class provided religious instruction through bible stories and songs as well as youth entertainment through games, movies and handicraft activities. The image was taken on the grounds of the church.
Date: 1955-06-13/1955-06-24
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library