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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 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

[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

[Cleveland Volunteer Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of several members of the volunteer fire department at work on a blazing two-story building in Cleveland, Texas. Smoke comes from all of the building's windows, and a man climbs a ladder laid against the side of the building. To the left, two men lift a large fire hose in front of another ladder.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

Cleveland's Local Radio Station

Description: Photograph of the KLVB radio station building, which opened in 1954. It is a one-story building with siding, and has the station letters on the side of the building as well as three large antennae.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Couple in Back of Convertible]

Description: Photograph of a man and a woman, both wearing cowboy hats, sitting in the back of a convertible during a parade in Cleveland, Texas. A church is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Couple Posing for Prom]

Description: Photograph of a boy and a girl posing together in front of a wreath during prom in Cleveland, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

[Cows and Horses on Parade]

Description: Photograph of a man riding a horse next to two cattle pulling a wagon during a parade in Cleveland, Texas. A crowd is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph