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[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A formal portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore, sitting in an upholstered chair with arms. Mrs. Moore holds an open book in her hand, and wears a single strand of pearls, a brooch and a bar pin, over a pleated skirt ensemble. She is wearing a short hairstyle. On the bottom of the photograph is written: "To my dear friend Mary - Mrs. H. B. Moore "Indian". From other photographs and the style of the clothes Mrs. Moore is wearing, it appears that this portrait was taken during the period of her service with the Texas Legislature (1928-1936).
Date: 1928 - 1936
Creator: Naschke
Item Type: Photograph

[Amanda Wedell Pike]

Description: A photograph of Amanda Wedell Pike standing outdoors in front of bushes and trees. A building can be seen in the background. Ms. Pike is wearing a drop-waisted dress with dark shoes and stockings. On the back of the photograph is written: "Amanda Wedell Pike."
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[At the Texas City dock in 1921]

Description: A group of three women and two men, posed on the Texas City Dock. Two men wearing dark suits and hats sit or crouch on top of the pilings to the right of the picture. The three ladies, dressed in stoles or jackets, hats and long dresses stand on the dock. On the back of the photograph is written: "Terry, Morton, Gustavos, Walker T.C. Docks." William R. Blocker is also in the photograph.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[At the Texas City Sulphur Dock in 1921]

Description: Three women and two men, stand posing at the foot of a large pile on the docks near the SeaTrain loading crane in Texas City. The men are dressed in dark suits, ties and hats and the women are dressed in formal or dressy clothes and hats. On the back of the photograph is written: "Morton, Terry, Gustavos, Walker and Co. Sulfur Dock. T.C." William R. Blocker is also in the photograph.
Date: 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Boaters at the Texas City Dike in 1929]

Description: Two children sit in a wooden boat near the edge of the bay. In the background, around the bay inlet are other boats pulled up onshore, an open-air, but covered pavilion, some smaller wooden buildings, and a pier.
Date: September 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[City Hall on Sixth Street in Texas City]

Description: A photograph of the City Hall of Texas City, which was located at 519 N 6th St. in Texas City. The two story building is decorated with flags and banners. A large number of people are gathered in front of the building, and many automobiles are parked on both sides of the street in front of the building.
Date: 1920 - 1925
Item Type: Photograph

[Col. Hugh B. Moore and ladies on board a ship]

Description: Col. Hugh B. Moore, dressed in a black suit, bow tie and hat, sits in the middle of a group of four ladies on the deck of a ship. On shore, in the background, is a multi-storied institutional or commercial building. The lady on the far right end of the group appears to be Helen Edmunds Moore.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Helen Edmunds Moore at the driving of the first pile for the Texas Sugar Refinery in 1923]

Description: A woman, who appears to be Helen Edmunds Moore, stands with her arms around two other young women near a large beam. In the background is a tower structure and a long, one-story commercial building. On the back of the photograph is written: "Taken when first pile was driven for the Texas Sugar Refinery - March 13, '23." In the lower right hand corner of the photograph is written the number "17.".
Date: March 13, 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[The Moore family home]

Description: A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard.
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[The Moore family home]

Description: A view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City from the front, far-right side. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge surrounds the front and sides of the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard. A smaller two-story building, possibly a garage, is visible in the rear of the house to the right.
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[The Moore family home]

Description: A frontal view of the home of Col. Hugh B. Moore and Helen Edmunds Moore in Texas City. The home is a two-story brick home. Four large sets of windows open onto a second-story porch. Five large brick pillars and a large front porch are visible on the ground level. A trimmed hedge with a gate fronts the house. Large flowering trees are visible in the side yard at the right, and a large palm tree and another smaller tree and some bushes are visible in the front yard. Two automobiles are parked along the curb in front.
Date: c. 1920
Item Type: Photograph

[On a train car in Texas City in 1921]

Description: A group of three women and two men pose at the end of a railroad car in Texas City in 1921. The three women and one man (evidently Wlliam R. Blocker) are standing on the balcony or observation platform at the end of the railroad car. One man (evidently Dee Walker) stands on the ground in front of the balcony and the other individuals. The car's sides are unpainted and weathered wood and two windows are boarded up. All five persons are dressed in dark clothes and are wearing hats. In the background on the far right can be seen a long wooden building with a sign reading [unknown word] "House." On the back of the photograph is written:" Texas City Feb. 1921 Miss Gustavos, [Miss] Terry, [Miss] Martou, Dee Walker."
Date: February 1921
Item Type: Photograph

[Pierce-Fordyce Refinery in Texas City]

Description: A view of part of the Pierce-Fordyce Refinery. A one story brick building stands at the far left. Two horizontal cylindrical storage tanks and a raised pipeline are to the right of the building. In the rear middle of the picture, a number of men gather near a large smokestack near a two story building.
Date: 1920 - 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A portrait of a middle-aged Helen Edmunds Moore. Her hair is cut short and is softly curled. She wears a blouse with a white lace shawl collar. Mrs. Moore is not wearing glasses.
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[A portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore]

Description: A formal portrait of Helen Edmunds Moore. Mrs. Moore wears a strand of pearls and earrings with a dark dress. She has a corsage on her left shoulder. Her hair is cut short. Based on other photographs in the collection, this portrait was probably taken while she served in the Texas Legislature (1928-1936).
Date: 1928 - 1936
Item Type: Photograph

[A portrait of Mark Anizan]

Description: A formal portrait of Mark V. Anizan, wearing a black three-piece suit, a white shirt with a high collar and a dark bow tie. Mr. Anizan wears his hair combed straight back off his forehead. On the back of the photograph is written: "Mark V. Anizan. Tony Anizan's brother."
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph

[Texas Sugar Refinery Company in Texas City]

Description: A large cargo ship is docked near the Texas Sugar Refinery. Two buildings, one of eight stories and one of 5 stories, stand side-by-side facing the port. Several smaller buildings and structures are partially visible between the cargo ship and the buildings. Train cars can be seen in front of the refinery buildings.
Date: 1924 - 1931
Item Type: Photograph

[William R. Blocker]

Description: A portrait of William R. Blocker, dressed in a dark, three-piece suit with a white shirt and tie. In the bottom right-hand corner of the photograph is raised lettering reading "Bartlett Clarendon Tex". On the bottom of the portrait, written in cursive writing is "Bill Blocker." The photograph is accompanied by an envelope on which is written "When Will was at Clarendon College, 1922-23, 1923-24."
Date: 1920 - 1929
Item Type: Photograph