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City Council

Description: Photograph of City Council or Cleveland, Texas standing in front of City Hall.
Date: May 4, 1999
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[City Hall in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas city hall, a mostly one-story building that is surrounded by sidewalks and lawns. Two flagpoles with the Texas flag and the American flag are visible near the entrance of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[City of Cleveland Water Tower]

Description: Photograph of a water tower in Cleveland, Texas. The trees at the base of the tower are completely covered in ice, as is the road in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Civic Center of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas Civic Center, a two-story building surrounded by sidewalks, grassy areas, and small trees. There are several windows on the front facade of the building. Two flagpoles, one with the Texas flag and one with the American flag, flank the entrance.
Date: unknown
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

[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

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
Item Type: Photograph

Cleveland City Hall 1985

Description: Photograph of the front of the Cleveland City Hall building, a one-story brick building with stone quoins and decorative brickwork near the windows and roofline. Words on the left side of the building say "City of Cleveland City Hall" and near the center of the building, "City Police Dept."
Date: August 31, 1985
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Cleveland Colored School Drill Team]

Description: Photograph of the Cleveland Colored School Drill Team. There are four rows of girls lined up performing a drill. They are wearing skirts and cowboy hats and holding batons.
Date: 1961
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Cleveland Dairy Day]

Description: Copy-print photograph of four children with calves at Cleveland Dairy Day in Cleveland, Texas. They are the children of Mr. and Mrs. L. O. Ward, and from left to right are Peggy, Freddie, Dottie, and John Lewis Ward. An accompanying note states that the cow tied to the fence in the background stepped on the young girl's toe and she didn't hold its reins for the photograph.
Date: 1958
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

Cleveland High School Football

Description: Photograph of Friday night football game. The games were popular in Cleveland, as it was in most East Texas towns of the mid and late 20th century.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Cleveland High School Track Team]

Description: Photograph of the members of the Cleveland High School track team posing together on a field in Cleveland, Texas. Bleachers and trees are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

The Cleveland Indian Statue

Description: Photograph of a statue of an Indian warrior that stood in the entry of Cleveland High School representing their mascot.
Date: 1967
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

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