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[League City Classroom]

Description: Photograph of students in a classroom at League City School. While some students are seated at desks, several students are standing in a line at the front of the classroom. Behind the students who are standing is a chalkboard with some text on it. One of the students is Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[League City Elementary and High School]

Description: Photograph of League City Elementary and High School, a single-story building with windows on the front. Accompanying information states that the building was located on Kansas Street and Walker Street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[League City High School Basketball Team]

Description: Photograph of the League City High School basketball team, comprised totally of teenage girls. They are in uniform, arranged in three rows outside of a brick building. One of the girls in front has a basketball in her lap with the text, "L.C.H. 1930." on its surface. Handwritten notes on the back identify the girls, although they are only partially visible. One of the girls is Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[League City School Alumni]

Description: Photograph of a group of the League City School alumni posing together for a picture at an unknown event. Nearly every person is wearing a name tag on their chest. Accompanying information identifies the man on the second row, third from the left, as James Hayden Ross, and the man on the second row, first on the left, as Larry Kellessberger.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[League City School Students, 1929-1930]

Description: Photograph of a group of students in the League City School class of 1929-1930. They are seated in two rows outside of a brick building; the first row is sitting cross-legged while the back row is kneeling. According to accompanying information, one of the students is Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[M.W. Grand Lodge of Texas Representatives]

Description: Photograph of seven men standing together by a brick wall at the Clear Creek High School dedication. They are representatives, or Ancient Free and Accepted Masons, of the M.W. Grand Lodge of Texas and their duties are to confer dedicatory services. A few of them have masonic aprons tied around their waist. A handwritten note on the back provides a thorough narrative of the subjects.
Date: November 12, 1955
Item Type: Photograph

[National School Boards Association Convention]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting around a dinner table at the National School Boards Association Convention. They are all wearing elegant clothing. According to accompanying information, the bespectacled man on the right is James Hayden Ross and the man on his left is Larry Kellessberger.
Date: unknown
Creator: Central Studios
Item Type: Photograph

[Nell Ross at Ross Elementary]

Description: Photograph of Nell Megown Ross, an elderly woman in a wheelchair, at the dedication of Ross Elementary. She is a matriarch in the Ross family, for whom the elementary is named. People are mingling all around her. Three individuals directly surround her.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Nell Ross at Ross Elementary #1]

Description: Photograph of Nell Megown Ross, an elderly woman in a wheelchair, at the dedication of Ross Elementary. She is a matriarch in the Ross family, for whom the elementary is named. Jim Harris (right), Margorie Singletary Richards, and Lorena Harbison (left) are standing near her and children are visible behind them. Text on the back of the photograph says: "Ross Elementary School Dedication. Lorena Harbison, lady on left; Nell Katherine McGowen Ross in wheelchair; Margorie Singletary Richards, Grand Daughter of George Washington Butler; Jim Harris, Ross's son-in-law on right."
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Nell Ross at Ross Elementary #2]

Description: Photograph of Nell Megown Ross, an elderly woman in a wheelchair, at the dedication of Ross Elementary. She is a matriarch in the Ross family, for whom the elementary is named. Jim Harris (right), Margorie Singletary Richards, and Lorena Harbison (left) are standing near her and children are visible behind them. Text on the back of the photograph says: "Lorena Harbison (left), 1969."
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Nell Ross with Her Family]

Description: Photograph of Nell Megown Ross, an elderly woman in a wheelchair, at the dedication of Ross Elementary. She is a matriarch in the Ross family, for whom the elementary is named. A few members of her family surround her. From left to right is her son-in-law, James Harris, her daughter, Betsy Ross Harris, and her granddaughter, Betsy Ross (later Betsy Ross Stephens).
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]

Description: Photograph of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. They are gathered together, at the front and center of the stage, for a cast photo.
Date: August 1979
Item Type: Photograph

[Performance of Cheaper by the Dozen]

Description: Photograph of children performing the play, "Cheaper by the Dozen" at the League City Civic Center. The cast is standing together on the stage; the majority of them are lined up and facing the three other cast members who stand separately from them.
Date: August 1979
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Teenage Girl]

Description: Photograph of a teenage girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posing for a portrait in a collared jacket and shirt. Her blonde hair is styled in a short haircut. Below her portrait, the year "1930" is typeset within a decorative border.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Teenage Girl]

Description: Photograph of a teenage girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posed for a portrait. She is wearing a collared shirt and a headband with a bow in her short hair. The year "1933" is handwritten directly underneath her portrait.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of a Young Girl]

Description: Photograph of a young girl, Elizabeth "Betsy" Harris, née Ross, posing for a portrait in a short-sleeved white ensemble. Her hair is styled in a short, blonde bob. The year "1928" is written just below her portrait.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[The Ross Family]

Description: Photograph of a small family group standing on the porch steps of a house. According to accompanying information, the woman in the center is Nell Megown Ross and the girl to her right is Elizabeth Harris, née Ross. The girl on the left of Nell is unidentified. Each individual is wearing 1920s attire.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[The Ross Family]

Description: Photograph of a small family group standing on the porch steps of a house. According to accompanying information, the man in the center is James Hayden Ross and the girl to his right is Elizabeth Harris, née Ross. The girl on the left of James is unidentified. Each individual is wearing 1920s attire.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph

[Speaker at Ross Elementary]

Description: Photograph of a bespectacled man, Jake Wilhelm, speaking behind a podium on stage at the dedication of Ross Elementary. Three other individuals are seated on stage with him. The man in the middle of those seated is Walter Hall, the school principal. To his right is the Minister James C. Buckner of St. Christopher Church in League City. A floral bouquet and a large, leafy plant is surround the podium, which has a built-in speaker.
Date: 1969
Item Type: Photograph

[Young Woman Standing in a Bush]

Description: Photograph of a young woman, Elizabeth Harris, née Ross, standing halfway in a bush. She is wearing a long, white, short-sleeve dress and her hair is styled in a short bob.
Date: 1935
Item Type: Photograph