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Hank's Motel

Description: Photograph of a guest room at Hank's Motel located on highway US 59 north of Cleveland, Texas. The room includes a single bed, a bedside end table containing a glass ashtray to the right with a lamp above, a small built-in desk and stool (left), and a bathroom partially visible through an open door on the left side of the image. A framed image is hung on the wall above the bed.
Date: September 10, 1955
Creator: Young, Moon

United States Post Office

Description: Photograph of the Grand Opening of the United States Post Office on the corner of College and Crockett in Cleveland, Texas. The man at the podium was the area's congressman at the time, U.S. Representative Jack Brooks
Date: November 1955
Creator: Young, Moon

Fostoria Sign

Description: Photograph of a highway sign located on Hwy 105 west of Cleveland, Texas. The sign is pointing south of 105 to the location of Fostoria, a community formed from the establishment of Foster Lumber Company.
Date: 1957
Creator: Young, Moon

Perk's Steak House

Description: Photograph of the empty dining room of Perk's Steakhouse which was located on Highway 59, north of Cleveland. There are booths around the outside of the room, several rows of square tables with chairs, and a long counter with stools on the left side of the image. In the background, parked cars are visible through the front door and windows.
Date: 1957
Creator: Young, Moon

"Pete's" Service Station

Description: Photograph of "Pete," one of many gas station workers and owners, putting gas in the tank of a partially-visible vehicle. Pete is wearing a uniform including light-colored slacks and shirt, as well as a hat with a brim; the hat and shirt have patches that say "Mobilgas Mobiloil" with an image of a pegasus. The gas station building is visible in the background. The station offered full service, i.e., filling the tank, cleaning the windshield, changing oil, and tire service.
Date: 1957
Creator: Young, Moon

Little Shamrock Restaurant

Description: Photograph of employees and owners of The Little Shamrock Restaurant posing in a line behind a long, banquet-style table with various food laid out on it. A pie case is behind them, and a small keyboard is visible in the far corner.
Date: June 27, 1957
Creator: Young, Moon