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[White School Building]

Description: Photograph of the white school building in Diboll, Texas, showing the students. Attendance was 150 students.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Wood Sawyers near Lindsey Springs]

Description: Photograph of two Southern Pine Lumber Company woods sawyers posing with a shortleaf pine near the Lindsey Springs logging camp, Angelina County. Lindsey Springs, located about seven miles northeast of Diboll, was a Southern Pine Lumber Company logging camp from about 1898 to 1906. According to the federal census of 1900, the community then had a population of 110.
Date: 1903
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Yellow Pine Lumber Yard Alley]

Description: Photograph of an alley of yellow pine lumber from post number 9, showing the burner and new water tower and the end. This view is looking north.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Yellow Pine on the Band Saw Dock]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Southern Pine Lumber Company sawmill 1, or yellow pine mill, showing yellow pine logs on the band saw dock. This view is from the log end. Construction for this mill began on March 1, 1903, and the mill became operational on June 12 of the same year. It replaced the original mill that was built in 1894. The mill was powered by a 500 horse powered Filer & Stowell 24x40 inch Corliss steam engine. American Lumberman reports that in 1907 the mill had a daily capacity of 240,000 board feet of lumber and 65,000 feet of lath. This mill was destroyed by fire on January 7, 1968 and rebuilt by September of that year.
Date: 1907
Creator: American Lumberman
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Wilson Portrait]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson. This photograph was a personal favorite of Barbara and Charlie Wilson. Taken October 7, 2003. Charles Bogel is the photographer.
Date: October 7, 2003
Creator: Bogel, Charles
Item Type: Photograph

[Gayle Cruthirds World War II Flight Log]

Description: Flight log created by Gayle Cruthirds, member of the 376th Bomb Group, 15th Air Force, documenting his bombing missions over Italy and Eastern Europe between May 17, 1944 through September 20, 1944. Cruthirds discusses dates, flight times, mission location, weather, presence of flak and fighters, types of planes, and notes specific to each mission.
Date: 1944
Creator: Cruthirds, Gayle
Item Type: Book

[Anti- Big Thicket Expansion Protest Sign]

Description: Photograph of East Texans protesting expansion of the Big Thicket National Preserve on April 29, 1989. Their sign reads "Give me Liberty or Give me death, but Don't Give me 'Charlie'." Congressman Charles Wilson supported the expansion of the area protected by the federal government, an opinion that put him at odds with some of his constituents, particularly private property owners and those who made their living from the forest products industry.
Date: April 29, 1989
Item Type: Photograph

[Buddy Temple Gives Speech at Wilson's Governor Day]

Description: Photograph of State representative Buddy Temple, friend of Charlie Wilson, speaking at Wilson's Governor for a Day ceremony at the Alabama-Coushatta Indian Reservation in Polk County, Texas on December 2, 1972. Behind him are Charlie Wilson and his first wife Jerry, and Lufkin attorney Martin Dies. Judge John Hannah was also in attendance.
Date: December 2, 1972
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Wilson and Ben Barnes]

Description: Photograph of Senator Charles Wilson receiving the gavel from Lieutenant Governor Ben Barnes upon his appointment as chairman of the Texas Senate Banking Committee, February 6, 1969.
Date: February 6, 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Wilson and his Mobile Office 1979]

Description: Photograph of Congressman Charles Wilson standing in front of his "mobile office" in 1979. He and his office staff used the RV to travel to different cities throughout his large, rural congressional district, in order to meet with constituents.
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph