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75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of the eldest residents of the City of Cleveland, for the 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes the names of the individuals, their birthdays, their age, and the color for their Senior Birthday Certificates.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text

[City of Cleveland Emblem]

Description: One-page pamphlet containing a photograph of the emblem of the City of Cleveland. The emblem is gold and has a large blue letter 'C' with a red star in the middle. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "Cleveland.... A Product of the Pines."
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text

Cleveland, Texas 1935-2010

Description: Document discussing the incorporation of Cleveland, Texas. It briefly describes the history of the Cleveland area and identifies Charles Lander Cleveland, the original owner of the patent of the land. His photograph is shown at the bottom of the page.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text

Cleveland, Texas is incorporated in 1935

Description: Document that lists historical events that occurred in 1935, the year that Cleveland was incorporated, in the United States and beyond. The list includes songs, movies, political issues, sports, and average prices and wages from that year.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text

Cleveland, Texas: What a Hometown Should Be

Description: Pamphlet endorsing Cleveland, Texas as the "gateway to the outdoor pleasures of the East Texas forest country." Highlighted points in the pamphlet include a list of Cleveland events, the Civic Center, outdoor amenities and attractions, and a map of the area. A brief introduction to Cleveland's early history and a list of future attractions are also included.
Date: 2008~
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet

[Cleveland's Oldest Known Resident]

Description: Information about the City of Cleveland's oldest known resident, identified as Linia Hamilton Alfred. The paper provides information about her life and major historical events that occurred while she was growing up. She was born on October 31, 1904 and is currently a great-great-great grandmother.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text

[Pressley Brothers Transfer Trucks]

Description: Copy-print photograph of cotton loaded onto Pressley Brothers Transfer Trucks to be hauled to Kehoe Company in Houston, Texas. Cotton was bought by E. M. Hoffer and Garvey.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Loomis Photo
Item Type: Photograph

[Letter From Texas Governor Rick Perry]

Description: Document from Texas Governor Rick Perry, recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the City of Cleveland. He is extending his greetings to the town and wishing them a memorable celebration.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Governor (2000- : Perry)
Item Type: Text

[1932 Liberty County Officials]

Description: Photograph of head shots of the 1932 Liberty County officials, including C. A. Miles, C. E. Smith, Pat C. Lowe, H. D. Grogan, Ernest Pickett, R. E. Biggs, V. E. Simmons, B. B. Lovett Sapp, Thomas B. Coe, W. W. Jett, E. H. McLean, Gerald Partlow, George L. Farmer, K. B. Rice, J. K. Turner, and Tom Minnock. A picture of a building is placed in the middle of the photo.
Date: 1932
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

Allen & Bazoon Garage

Description: Photograph of a local garage. There is a jeep parked under the drive-through part of the building. A pick up truck and several cars are parked on the side street. Note that the name of the establishment on the window is backwards... installer put it in backwards and was never corrected.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Austin Library (First Public Library)

Description: Photograph of first public library in Cleveland built by Ms. Austin. It was about 1/2 block from the grammar school. Students would walk single file to check out books. Three sides of the Library were shelves of books. The only other item was a small desk and chair where the librarian worked.
Date: 1950
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

Bailey's Cleaners

Description: Photograph of the physical plant of Bailey's cleaners. All cleaning was done on site by long time employees.
Date: 196?
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

Bailey's Cleaners

Description: Photograph of the area where clothes were cleaned and pressed. The people working in the area were long time employees.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

Bailey's Cleaners

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of Bailey's Cleaners. A vehicle parked in front of the business also has the name "Bailey's Cleaners & Hatters" printed on the back; the business is in a long row of connected commercial buildings, visible in the background. The three persons on the far right of the group are identified as (left to right): Ray Skelton, Mary Clements Bailey, and Graham Bailey.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Band on a Stage]

Description: Photograph of seven men playing instruments on a stage in a barn somewhere in Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Band Performing at Perks Steakhouse]

Description: Photograph of Light Crust Doughboys, a popular country western band, performing at Perks Steakhouse in Cleveland, Texas. There are six members in the band playing various instruments.
Date: 1960
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Baseball Team in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of young boys and a man standing in the back of a truck during a parade in Cleveland, Texas. A crowd stands in front of stores, including the Cleveland Pharmacy, in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph