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Anderson Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Anderson Hotel which was located on the corner of old highway 59 and San Jacinto Street in Cleveland, Texas. The hotel had a large stairway leading to the upstairs rooms from the luxurious lobby. It also had a resturant within the hotel.
Date: 1949
Creator: Young, Moon

[Cleveland Dairy Day Milking Contest]

Description: Photograph of a young girl milking a cow for the Cleveland Dairy Day Milking Contest. She is wearing a long polka dot dress and smiling towards the camera.
Date: 1948
Creator: Young, Moon

[Cleveland Dairy Days]

Description: Photograph of contestants and cattle shown in an arena. There are spectators seated in covered and uncovered stands around the arena. Two children are seated on top of the wooden fence in the bottom-right. The 2012 site contains a Wells Fargo Bank.
Date: 1948
Creator: Young, Moon

[Employee of the Santa Fe Railroad]

Description: Cropped copy-print photograph of a young girl, "little barefoot" Lillie Snider, with her father Ed "Shorty" Snider. She is holding a lunchbox and facing towards the camera. Her father is an employee of the Santa Fe Railroad in Cleveland, Texas. He is standing behind her by a barrel on a wooden cart.
Date: 1941

[Fostoria Lumber Company Baseball Team]

Description: Photograph of the Fostoria Lumber Company Baseball Team seated outside. There are nine men wearing white baseball uniforms and four other men seated with them. Fostoria was once a thriving lumber town with a hotel, company store, homes, schools, churches, and a cemetery.
Date: 1949
Creator: Young, Moon

[Meekins Super Marker]

Description: Photograph of the inside of Meekins Super Market in Cleveland, Texas. Employees and Mr. and Mrs. Meekins are shown. From left to right the individuals are identified as Jim Grayson, Mr. Henry the Sunshine Salesman holding a box of Krispy Crackers, owners Jessie and Horace Meekins, J. D. Spiller, Douglas Mizell, Edna Wood Gilchriest, Ager Turner, and Mrs. Lavada Hutchinson. Seen behind the Meekins is a display of Nabisco Crackers, the cash register shows a sale of $3.89. Roi Tan cigars, King Edward cigars, Old Gold cigarettes, B. C. Headache powders, and Stan Back for headaches and pains are shown on the counter. On the right of the register is a box of Krispy Crackers, Hi Ho Crackers, and Kool Aid.
Date: 1949

[Political Helicopter]

Description: Photograph of Lyndon B. Johnson's helicopter arriving at Clements Field in Cleveland, Texas. The helicopter has "Lyndon Johnson for U.S. Senator" written across the tail and side. A man is visible in the cockpit. Local stories say that people were more fascinated with the helicopter than the candidates.
Date: 1947
Creator: Young, Moon

[Pressley Transfer Truck]

Description: Photograph of a large Pressley Transfer Truck in Cleveland, Texas. The logo on the side of the truck is in white letters and states that they pack and crate, deliver local and long distance, and are bonded and insured. There are vehicles in the parking lot behind the truck and the sign for Cleveland Dry Goods Company can be seen in the background.
Date: 1949
Creator: Young, Moon

TGT Workers

Description: Photograph of group of workers for TGT
Date: 1947
Creator: Young, Moon