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Cleveland, Texas is incorporated in 1935

Description: Document that lists historical events that occurred in 1935, the year that Cleveland was incorporated, in the United States and beyond. The list includes songs, movies, political issues, sports, and average prices and wages from that year.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of the eldest residents of the City of Cleveland, for the 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes the names of the individuals, their birthdays, their age, and the color for their Senior Birthday Certificates.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

75th Celebration Schedule of Events

Description: List of events for the City of Cleveland's 75th Anniversary Celebration. The list includes a timeline outlining events from July 2, 2010 to July 4, 2010.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland, Texas 1935-2010

Description: Document discussing the incorporation of Cleveland, Texas. It briefly describes the history of the Cleveland area and identifies Charles Lander Cleveland, the original owner of the patent of the land. His photograph is shown at the bottom of the page.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Letter From Texas Governor Rick Perry]

Description: Document from Texas Governor Rick Perry, recognizing the 75th Anniversary of the City of Cleveland. He is extending his greetings to the town and wishing them a memorable celebration.
Date: unknown
Creator: Texas. Governor (2000- : Perry)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Letter from Cleveland Mayor Jill Barnett Kirkonis]

Description: Letter from the mayor of the City of Cleveland. It discusses the 75th Anniversary of the city, and talks about the achievements that have been made over the years.
Date: July 4, 2010
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Significant Dates in the Development of our Early Community

Description: Document presenting a timeline of significant dates in the development of the community in the City of Cleveland. The timeline begins at 1855 and ends at the incorporation of Cleveland in 1935.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[75th Anniversary Commemorative Quilt]

Description: Color photograph of a quilt commemorating the 75th anniversary of Cleveland, Texas's incorporation as an independent municipality. The quilt's surface has been stitched with hand prints, each representing one of 53 individuals that were citizens of Cleveland in 1935. Each hand print bears the name and birth year of its corresponding owner. A young girl and a woman stand to the right of the quilt.
Date: May 5, 2011
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[City of Cleveland Emblem]

Description: One-page pamphlet containing a photograph of the emblem of the City of Cleveland. The emblem is gold and has a large blue letter 'C' with a red star in the middle. The caption beneath the photograph reads, "Cleveland.... A Product of the Pines."
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Cleveland's Oldest Known Resident]

Description: Information about the City of Cleveland's oldest known resident, identified as Linia Hamilton Alfred. The paper provides information about her life and major historical events that occurred while she was growing up. She was born on October 31, 1904 and is currently a great-great-great grandmother.
Date: unknown
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Text
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland, Texas: What a Hometown Should Be

Description: Pamphlet endorsing Cleveland, Texas as the "gateway to the outdoor pleasures of the East Texas forest country." Highlighted points in the pamphlet include a list of Cleveland events, the Civic Center, outdoor amenities and attractions, and a map of the area. A brief introduction to Cleveland's early history and a list of future attractions are also included.
Date: 2008~
Creator: Cleveland (Tex.)
Item Type: Pamphlet
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Civic Center of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas Civic Center, a two-story building surrounded by sidewalks, grassy areas, and small trees. There are several windows on the front facade of the building. Two flagpoles, one with the Texas flag and one with the American flag, flank the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[City Hall in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas city hall, a mostly one-story building that is surrounded by sidewalks and lawns. Two flagpoles with the Texas flag and the American flag are visible near the entrance of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Program for Dedication Ceremony of Cleveland, Texas Gateway Marker]

Description: Single-sided program for the gateway marker dedication ceremony in Cleveland, Texas. The heading "Discover Cleveland" is at the top of the program, right above an illustration of the gateway marker. According to the program, the creation of the gateway marker was a 2006 project of the "Keep Cleveland Beautiful Organization." On April 11, 2007, at 10 a.m. the ceremony was held at the site of the marker, Highway 59 South at Washington Avenue.
Date: April 11, 2007
Item Type: Image
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Municipal Airport of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas municipal airport, a small, red brick building with a metal roof. A few shrubs have been planted at the front facade of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Mary Frances Anglin, The First Dairy Day Queen]

Description: Black and white photograph of a young woman, Mary Frances Jenkel, née Anglin, being crowned the first Dairy Day Queen, on stage at the 1954 Dairy Day in Cleveland, Texas. She is wearing a velvet coronation robe. The town mayor at the time, N.A. Walker, bestows the honor. A young boy standing near them is holding the crown's pillow. A sizable group of people on stage watch from behind them as the event takes place.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Municipal Court of Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the Cleveland, Texas municipal court building, a single-story building with a parking lot in front. A blue pick-up truck is parked in the lot. Directly adjacent to the parking lot is a grassy area where a brick wall marker sits that reads, "City of Cleveland Police and Court."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[First United Methodist Church in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Color photograph of the First United Methodist Church building in Cleveland, Texas, as seen from the front with the announcement marquee in view. The building boasts tall, decorative rectangular windows and an entrance door framed within a pointed arch.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of Cleveland Grammar School]

Description: Postcard of the Cleveland Grammar School, a two-story building with numerous windows. A large group of children are standing in front of the building amidst the grove of trees just outside the school.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

[Postcard of a Historic Block in Cleveland, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the historic 100 block of North Travis Street of Cleveland, Texas in 1909. Behind a tall, narrow wooden pole in the foreground are three buildings situated side to side. The building on the far right is the Wright Hotel.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society