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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

Foster Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of Foster Lumber Company shortly before it closed. Shown in the picture is the railroad tracks ("Dinky") connecting the mill with the Santa Fe Railroad. The commissary, post office and mail office is also in this location.
Date: 1954
Creator: Young, Moon

Leggett Memorial Hospital

Description: Photograph of hospital employees and Dr. Barnett holding a banner in front of the Leggett Memorial Hospital announcing the arrival of the polio vaccine. The banner says: "Get Your Sabin Polio Vaccine Here Aug. 5th."
Date: July 27, 1962
Creator: Young, Moon

Santa Fe Depot

Description: Photograph of the Santa Fe Railroad Depot in Cleveland Texas. At this site the Santa Fe Railway and The Southern Pacific Railway intersected. The Santa Fe line ran East/West and The Southern Pacific Line ran North/South. This site was known by locals as "the junction".
Date: November 4, 1982
Creator: Young, Moon

Dark's Drive Inn

Description: Photograph of Dark's Drive Inn on the west side of highway 59 in Cleveland, Texas. It was the local meeting place for young people in the community and had great hamburgers, etc. There was also an inside dining area.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon

Cox Machine Shop

Description: Photograph of Cox Machine Shop that was located north of Cleveland just off the Coldspings road. The shop was located by the Cox's home where they raised their children. All the children attended Cleveland schools. L to R is Mr.Cox, Charlie Welborn, ?,?,?.
Date: 1961
Creator: Young, Moon

Cleveland Auto Parts [Pilgreen & Sons]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Pilgreen Auto Parts on the east side of Highway 59 south between the township and hwy 105. The picture is of Mr.George Pilgreen, owner and his oldest son, George Wright Pilgreen. Note the air cooled auto cushion display. This product was due to most cars still not having air conditioners.
Date: 02-04-1961
Creator: Young, Moon

The Light Crust Dough Boys at Perk's Steak House

Description: Photograph of the Light Crust Dough Boys, a country-music band, performing at Perk's Steak House. The six band members are arranged in front of a restaurant counter and holding instruments that include a guitar, violin, keyboard, banjo, and string bass. Another man is visible behind the bar, along with coffee pots, and various other objects; there are unoccupied dining tables in front of the band members.
Date: January 9, 1960
Creator: Young, Moon

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

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