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[The Butler Building]

Description: Photograph of the Butler Building, a historic two-story League City building located on Second Street which was then known as King's Trail. A few horses and horse-drawn wagons are parked just outside the building. Three men are standing in the open doorway of the building; the man on the far right is John P. Atkinson, according to accompanying information.
Date: December 29, 1909

[The Butler Building]

Description: Photograph of the Butler Building, a historic two-story League City building located on Second Street which was then known as King's Trail. Two horses, one of them tethered to a wagon, are standing just outside the building. Several men are standing in a line near the building entrance; one of the men is John P. Atkinson, according to accompanying information.
Date: December 29, 1909
Creator: Schlueter, F. J.

[Memorial Day at Fairview Cemetery]

Description: Postcard of the 1911 Memorial Day celebration at Fairview Cemetery. A massive group of people are gathered underneath a tree; everyone is wearing festive clothing for that era. Surrounding the group are numerous covered wagons and horses.
Date: May 30, 1911
Creator: Maurer

[Postcard of Troops Entering League City]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of some U.S. World War I troops entering League City at the city's original thoroughfare between Houston and Galveston. The troops are situated on a fence running alongside the road and the railroad tracks, which are not visible. Their arms and weapons are placed in vertical clusters before the troops. A two-story building in the background has a "Welcome" sign posted in front.
Date: 1915

[Troops Entering League City]

Description: Postcard featuring a photograph of World War I troops entering downtown League City, Texas. A goat accompanies the group of army men as they walk downtown. On the left is a two-story building that houses the League City Post Office, a shoe company, and a general store.
Date: 1915
Creator: Maurer

[The 1916 League City Browns]

Description: Postcard of the 1916 League City Browns, also known as the League City Baseball Club. The team has nine members, all of whom are men. They are posed for a team portrait in their uniforms which consist of a cap, a shirt, knickerbockers, socks, and shoes. A few baseball bats and gloves are set on the ground before them.
Date: 1916

[Little Green School: First Grade Class]

Description: Postcard featuring on the front a class portrait of the 1917 first grade class of the Little Green School in League City. They are arranged in three rows outside of the school building; the first two rows are seated while the third row is standing. According to writing on the back of the postcard, the little girl on the first row in the dark sweater is Flora Atkinson. The information also state that the first grade teacher was Miss Labuzan.
Date: 1917

[Charles Kilgore as an Infant]

Description: Photograph of Charles Kilgore as an infant clad in only a cloth diaper. He is propped up against a pillow on fabric-covered furniture.
Date: 1918

[Little Green School: First Grace Class, 1918]

Description: Photograph of the 1918 first grade class of League City School, also known as the big school. The class is arranged in three rows; the first two rows are seated while the third row is standing. Behind them is a wooden fence. According to writing on the back, the name of the girl seated at the end of the middle row is Flora Atkinson. Their teacher, Miss Labuzan, stands behind the class to the right.
Date: 1918

[League City School Fourth Grade Class, 1920]

Description: Photograph of the 1920 fourth grade class of League City School, also known as the big school. The building, which is partially visible behind the class, has a brick exterior. The class is arranged in three rows; the first two rows are seated while the third row is standing. According to writing on the back, the name of the sixth girl from the left on the middle row is Flora Atkinson.
Date: 1920

[Snowy Christmas Scene]

Description: Photograph of a snowy field in League City where a group of playing. A large tree branch hangs low in the foreground. A handwritten note in pencil is scrawled across the top of the photo.
Date: 1921

[Fire at the Humble Oil Tank Farm]

Description: Photograph of a fire at the Humble Oil tank farm in Webster, Texas. A large cloud of smoke is billowing out from the property.
Date: 1922

[Two Young Brothers in a Field]

Description: Photograph of a pair of brothers standing in a field behind a place known as the Calder House. They are both holding rifles balanced against the back of their necks. A handwritten note on the back of the photo identifies them as Ullmann and Joseph Kilgore, the sons of Theodore and Zonnie Kilgore.
Date: 1922

[The Kilgore Family]

Description: Photograph of a few members of the Kilgore family, namely brothers Ullmann, Joseph, and their father Theodore. They are spending time outdoors at Moss Bluff. Standing with his hands on his hips is Joseph, while Charles is eating watermelon, seated next to his father.
Date: 1924

[The Little Green School]

Description: Photograph of a building in League City known as the Little Green School. A layer of snow covers the ground and the roof. A tree branch jutting out from the right is partially visible.
Date: 1924

[Woman in Front of the R. L. Parke Home]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing in front of the R. L. Parke home on Christmas in 1924. A note on the back of the photograph says that the telephone pole in the background is located on the corner of Kansas and Lewis Street in League City. Snow has fallen and the woman is wearing a coat over a dress and a hat.
Date: December 25, 1924

[Wagon Full of Watermelons]

Description: Photograph of a wagon filled with a load of watermelons at Moss Bluff, where the Kilgore family spent some of their time. Brothers Joseph and Ullmann Kilgore are sitting in the front of the wagon and steering.
Date: 1925

[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

[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

[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

[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

[Charles Kilgore as a Teenager]

Description: Photograph of Charles Kilgore, the youngest son of Theodore Kilgore, as a teenager. The portrait, which is positioned in a decorative frame with the year 1930 typeset at the bottom, is a school photo for League City School.
Date: 1930

[Joseph Kilgore as a Teenager]

Description: Photograph of a teenage boy named Joseph Kilgore, the son of Theodore Kilgore. According to accompanying information, the portrait was taken in honor of his high school graduation in 1930; the year is typeset in a decorative frame right below his picture. Joseph graduated as an honor student at the top of his class when he was sixteen-years-old.
Date: 1930

[Joseph Kilgore at His Graduation Party]

Description: Photograph of Joseph Kilgore and his high school graduation party comprised of his two other young men and four young women. Each young woman is wearing a white gown and is holding a bouquet in her arms. The Kilgore brothers are each wearing a dark blazer, a shirt, tie, and light-colored pants.
Date: 1930