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[Car in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a light brown convertible carrying passengers affiliated with the League City Garden Club; the convertible is coasting down Kansas Street in League City's 32nd Annual Village Fest parade. A small sign featuring an image of the League Park gazebo is posted on the driver-side door.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Casper Landolt at the League City Post Office]

Description: Photograph of a man, identified as Casper Landolt, and a woman standing together at the new League City post office on the day of its dedication.
Date: March 16, 1989
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Catered Food at Walter Hall Park]

Description: Photograph of a group of people gathered around several tables where catered food is being served to the guests of Walter Hall Park's dedication ceremony. A covered pavilion is just beyond the rows of tables, which are covered in a gingham-patterned tablecloth. Most of the individuals serving guests are standing by the aluminum trays of food and wearing aprons and hairnets.
Date: October 18, 1985
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Catholic Church Float in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float featuring a large replica of St. Mary Mission Catholic Church, an old church in League City, complete with a bell tower and faux stained-glass windows. Just above the windows is the text, "MISSION." The float is in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights, which is proceeding down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 and ultimately stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Catholic Church Float in a Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float featuring a replica of St. Mary Mission Church, a Catholic church in League City. A few women wearing pioneer-themed clothing are riding the float and are sitting in front of the church replica. A small sign attached to the float trailer reads, "St. Mary's League City Bazaar, July 19-20, Come join us, Texas - Walker."
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Catholic Church Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float that features a model of St. Mary Mission Church -- a Catholic church -- complete with a cross, a bell tower, and mock stained glass windows. A large group of elderly people in costume ride the float in the League City Sesquicentennial Parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The parade took place on a major road in League City. The elderly passengers, who are wearing pioneer-like clothing and bonnets, are waving to a crowd that is not in view.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Catholic Church Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a large group of elderly people in costume, riding a float in the League City Sesquicentennial Parade in honor of Texas' 150th birthday. The parade took place on a major road in League City. The elderly people are seated in rows facing the front of the float; many of them are waving. The women are wearing pioneer-like clothing and bonnets, while the men sport porkpie hats. The back of the float is dominated by a model of a church, complete with a cross, a bell tower, and mock stained glass windows.
Date: April 19, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Cattle at Butler Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the cattle belonging to George Washington Butler at Butler Ranch Headquarters in League City, Texas. The ranch bordered what are now FM 518, Kansas Street and Walker Street. The cows are grazing on the grass in front of the ranch house.
Date: unknown

[Cattle at Butler Ranch Headquarters]

Description: Photograph of the cattle belonging to George Washington Butler at Butler Ranch Headquarters in League City, Texas. The ranch bordered what are now FM 518, Kansas Street and Walker Street. The cows are grazing on the grass in front of the ranch house.
Date: unknown

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a man speaking at the celebration in League Park for the inaugural stop of the Texas Limited train. He is a bespectacled man in a suit standing at a podium on a wooden deck. Celebratory balloons are tied to one of the deck's posts. Three other dignitaries are seated just in front of a red trailer with the words "Welcome to League Park" written on the side.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a sizable crowd gathered under a group of trees in League Park. They are celebrating the inaugural stop of the Texas Limited train. A red trailer is visible just beyond the trees.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people gathered around a wooden deck in League Park. They are celebrating the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop in League City. Celebratory balloons are tied to the deck's railing.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of the celebration for the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop in League City. Numerous people are joining the festivities at League Park; a man on stilts is walking amongst them. White and yellow balloons are tied to various objects in the park. Visible in the background is a silver passenger car with the name "Chimato" written above its windows.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Celebration in League Park]

Description: Photograph of a man speaking at the celebration in League Park for the inaugural stop of the Texas Limited train. He is a bespectacled man in a suit standing at a podium on a wooden deck. Celebratory balloons are tied to one of the deck's posts. A crowd of people are watching him speak, visible just beyond the deck railing.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Celebratory Cake at League Park]

Description: Photograph of people serving a sheet cake at the celebration in League Park for the Texas Limited train's inaugural stop. People are clustered around the table waiting for a piece of cake, which has a snowy train scene on its surface.
Date: February 4, 1993
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[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

[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

[Children at League Park]

Description: Photograph of five children--two boys and three girls--standing in League Park. Three of the children are standing by their bicycles while the other two are standing with pieces of paper in their hands.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Children Gathered at Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of children seated on the floor of the Helen Hall Library, awaiting the arrival of Santa Claus. An adult is seated on a chair in the background near the bookshelves.
Date: December 1980

[Children in a Lawn Chair]

Description: Photograph of two young boys reclining in a padded lawn chair outdoors. Both boys are wearing shorts with no shirt. The boy on the right is Doug Snell.
Date: June 1952

[Children Marching in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of children marching in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. They are moving along as a large crowd down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park for the festivities. A majority of the children are dressed similarly in blue jeans and either red or white jackets, t-shirts, or sweaters. Accompanying the children are a few adults also dressed in blue jeans.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert

[Children Playing in a Yard]

Description: Copy negative of four children playing outdoors in the yard of a house with a covered front porch. They are all of different ages; the youngest child is seated in a wooden chair.
Date: unknown

[Children Sitting on a Curb]

Description: Photograph of three young boys sitting on the curb on the side of Kansas Street. They are all wearing tall socks, tennis shoes, and ringer shirts. The boy in the middle is holding an open beverage bottle. Other people are partially visible behind and beside the three boys.
Date: May 10, 1986
Creator: Kiecke, Albert