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[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

[1966 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 45th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 6 to 17, 1967, 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: 1966-06-06/1966-06-17
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1967 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 46th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of June 5 to 16, 1967, 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: 1967-06-05/1967-06-16
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

[1973 vacation bible school class]

Description: Photograph of the 49th Annual Vacation Bible School Class of July 23 to 27, 1973, 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: 1973-07-23/1973-07-27
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library

1986 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1986 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "More Denton County Trivia" at the end.
Date: 1985
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

1987 Calendar of Early Denton History

Description: Calendar for 1987 containing photographs and historical facts about Denton, Texas, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton County Trivia III" at the end.
Date: 1986
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

1988 Historical Calendar: Mayors of Denton

Description: Calendar for 1988 containing photographs of Denton, Texas mayors and historical facts about the city, Denton County, Texas, and the surrounding areas. There are notes throughout the dates on the calendar as well as a timeline titled "Denton Mayors" at the end.
Date: 1987
Creator: Friends of the Denton Public Library
Item Type: Text
Partner: UNT Libraries

[1st NL President Don Newport]

Description: Don Newport wearing dark rimmed glasses, light suit coat and dark tie. Don Newport was the first president of North Lake College in Irving, Texas.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[1st RL President Deon Holt]

Description: Black and white photograph of Deon Holt. Dr. Holt is wearing a dark suit jacket, light shirt and patterned tie. Deon Holt was the first president of Richland College.
Date: 1972
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

20th Century Burials in Hutchinson County, Texas from 1901-1999

Description: Alphabetical listing of 20th century burials in the seven cemeteries of Hutchinson County, Texas. Includes Highland Park, Holt, Leib, Sanford, Sunset, Westlawn, and Plemons Cemeteries along with burials on ranches and at Adobe Walls. Each entry consists of surname, given name, birth date, death date, and any known miscellaneous information.
Date: 2000
Creator: Morrison, Cleo McGraw & Morrison, R. D.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Hutchinson County Genealogical Society

[2nd RL President Ed Biggerstaff]

Description: Black and white photograph of Ed Biggerstaff. Ed was the second president of Richland College. Light-colored suit coat and striped tie. Ed has moustache.
Date: 1974
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas County Community College District

[5th and 6th Grade Class Photo]

Description: Copy negative of the 5th and 6th grade class of an unidentified school in League City. The students are arranged in three rows the first row is sitting cross-legged while the second row kneels and the third row stands. The building behind them is made of brick and has windows with glass panels. Handwritten notes on the photo read, "5th and 6th grades of 1929 & 1930." The initials of each of the students are written in ink below each of their faces.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library