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[Students in Front of School]

Description: Photograph of the entire student body of the Gumshade school in Romayor, Texas, standing in front of the wooden school building.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

First Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of First Methodist Church, erected in 1905. Writing on photograph indicates address E. Church South. A.L. Carnes, P.C.
Date: 1905
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Early Cleveland School]

Description: Copy negative of an early school in Cleveland, Texas. A large group of people is standing in front of the building facing towards the camera. There are two people in the background in the doorway of the school.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph

Wright Hotel

Description: Photograph of The Wright Hotel at the corner of Travis and Houston that was owned and operated by "Grandpa Wright." Built in 1905 on the site where Farmer's State Bank was located at a later date in downtown Cleveland
Date: 1910
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Southern Pacific Depot]

Description: Cropped copy-print photograph of the interior of Southern Pacific Depot, located at Houston and Travis Street in Cleveland, Texas. A man on the left side of the room is talking on the phone and four other men are standing around him. The man at the front desk is typing on a manual. A calendar on the wall shows the month April.
Date: 1916
Item Type: Photograph

[Cleveland Tire Service]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Cleveland Tire Service shop in Cleveland, Texas. Five employees are standing outside the front of the building next to rows of tires.
Date: 1920/1930
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Class on a School Steps]

Description: Photograph of the 1924-1925 first grade class of students and their teacher posing on the steps of the school building in Cleveland, Texas.
Date: [1924..1925]
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Clements Brothers Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Clements Brothers Drug Store and pharmacist Tom Clements. There are multiple displays around the store, including a Kodak display on the far, back right, cosmetics on the shelves on the right, and newspapers on the front counter. There is a White Owl ad on the cigar counter on the front left, and a soda fountain with six stools. A man is standing behind the counter on the left where chips, peanuts, and cookies are displayed in glass jars. There are Christmas decorations hanging across the ceiling with strands of tinsel.
Date: 1934/1935
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
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

[Interior of Fostoria Commissary]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Fostoria Commissary in Fostoria, Texas. The front counter features different styles of men's hats. There is a weight machine in the foreground that gives character readings.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Trail Riders

Description: Photograph of SALT gRASS trail riders ride through Cleveland
Date: 1950's
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Cars in Santa Parade]

Description: Photograph of cars driving in the Cleveland Santa Parade. The car in the foreground has a logo on the side that advertises the Flower House and reads, "We telegraph Flowers". Stores in the background include Texas Jewelry, T. C. Hill Insurance, and Lack's. On the left is the Farmers State Bank and United Gas.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph