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The Renaud home

Description: The Renaud home in Hitchcock, Texas, located around the 7800 block of N. Railroad.
Date: unknown

Sound detector at Camp Wallace

Description: Soldiers at Camp Wallace manning a sound detector, which was part of an anti-aircraft battery at that time.
Date: unknown

Camp Wallace

Description: View of Camp Wallace with numerous buildings.
Date: unknown

Linda Finch with her Lockheed L-10A Electra at the Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Ceremony

Description: Camp Wallace Marker Dedication Service. Static displays of aircraft. A woman in a flight suit talks with a gentleman in front of a plane. This is Linda Finch of San Antonio, who in 1997 faithfully recreated the ill-fated last flight of Amelia Earhart. Finch's effort became known as "World Flight 1997," and is the only retracing of Earhart's last flight that incorporated an aircraft almost identical to Earhart's Lockheed L-10 Electra aircraft.
Date: 1997

A Battery - 30th Marching to Parade

Description: A Battery - 30th marching to a parade at Camp Wallace. Soldiers marching down a street, two tents and a truck in the background.
Date: 1941

Genevieve Miller home in Hitchcock

Description: Genevieve Miller home in Hitchcock, Texas. Picture taken August 1980. It was built in 1918 in Freddiesville and was originally a Santa Fe Railway Company house. After changing of railway operations the house was offered for sale. Miss. Miller purchased the house, some time in the 1940's, and had it moved to Barry and 2nd st. Miss. Miller donated the land/house in 1979 and the Genevieve Miller Hitchcock Public Library was built in 1985. The house serves as a museum.
Date: unknown