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[Don Sims]

Description: Headshot portrait of Don Sims wearing a naval uniform including a dark shirt with light stripes and hat. It is inscribed on back: " These pictures wouldn't have been half as good as they were if it hadn't been for you. I'll never forget them. You made it seem so easy, and now I say Thanks from the bottom of my heart. "Till I come Home" As Ever, Don."
Date: 1940~
Creator: Briggs, Osjetea
Item Type: Photograph

[R.C. Holder]

Description: Photograph of R.C. Holder, inscribed: "Luck to the Best Photographer"
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Osjetea Briggs
Item Type: Photograph

[R.L. Stockton]

Description: Photo of R.L. Stockton inscribed, "To Ollie, whose brilliance and talent are excelled only by her beauty."
Date: c. 1940
Creator: Osjetea Briggs
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial Photo of Palestine]

Description: Aerial view of the city of Palestine looking toward the north; Magnolia and Sycamore streets are visible, running north-to-south and crossing Main Street near the center of the image.
Date: 1940~
Item Type: Photograph

[Big Bratton Drug Store]

Description: Photo showing the interior of the Big Bratton Drug Store - man on left is Orin Cutter, man in hat is Dr. Bratton and first man on the right could possibly be Earl Butler. The rest are unidentified.
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Donald Bowden]

Description: School portrait of Donald Bowden when he was a first grade student at Rusk School in Palestine, Texas. Bowden is seated and visible from the waist up, wearing a light-colored shirt and overalls. There is a line border around the image with the word "Palestine" written at the bottom and the date "1947'48" written along the right side.
Date: [1947..1948]
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Children]

Description: Information from back of photo: Girls (Left to Right): 1. Olive Sammons 2. Mary E. Bentley 3. Modenia Johnston 4. Verlean Schochler 5. Betty Jane Weeks 6. Mrs. Gerty Howard 7. Mary V. Cotton 8. Lomar Henson 9. Mafrey ? P. Owens 10. Mary L. Fenton 11. Flory Groom Boys: 1. Jeff Fortson 2. Forest L. Williams 3. Edward Matthews 4. Billy Pebworth 5. Phillip Gray 6. Pat Ryan 7. Shelby Smith 8. Cecil Perry 9. Clyde Gibson 10. Sam Cohen 11. Spegle Berry 12. Harry Whitehouse 13. John Freeman ? 14. Billy Beeler 15. Webb Williamson.
Date: c. 1940
Item Type: Photograph

[Lamar School - 5th Grade - 1946-47]

Description: Photo of the fifth grade class at Lamar School - 1946-47 Row 1 (front) Jimmie Meese James McCredis? R.B. Scroggins David McClurry Ernest Pace Row 2 Eugene Fish Mary Joy Rushing Rosa Sikes Martha Ann Lemons Dick Hazelwood Marcia Barrow Barbara Dressell Row 3 Mrs. W.O. Logan Betty Jones John Floyd Morris Jay Lockey Donald Shuller Linda McDonald Row 4 Don Bell Gerald Moore Arlie Moore Bob Smith Paul Hinkle Henry Link David McNeil Row 5 Billy Joe Beagan Jan Woodard Amme Johnston? Marler Stow?
Date: 1946 - 1947
Item Type: Photograph

[Lamar School - Fifth Grade - 1948-49]

Description: Lamar School's fifth grade class - 1948-49 First Row, bottom, left to right Martha Pagitt Jayne Alldredge Jackie Hall Clara B. Walton Peggy Hodges Emma Hemby Judy Carnathan Second Row, left to right Tex Ann Alexander Julia Carter don Kelly Joanne Byrnes Elva Honea Third row, left to right: Ralston Gober Cheryl Walker Joe Jarrett Mary Reed Pat Faver Lewis Brimberry Fourth Row, left to right Jerry Walker Joe Henderson Nancy O'Neal Jack Rogers Geraldine Hudson Eddy Shannon Fifth Row, left to right: George Schmidt Dorothy Parker Phil Sandifer Mary K. Anderson George Rogers
Date: 1948 - 1949
Item Type: Photograph