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[Dr. Frank B. Burress]

Description: Copy negative of Dr. Frank B. Burress, pastor of Central Baptist Church, standing on the first step of the church's education building. He is dressed in attire appropriate for 1872, including a top hat, for Jacksonville's Centennial Celebration in 1972. He is holding an umbrella in one hand and his Bible in the other.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Mary Andersen and Daughters at Birthday Celebration]

Description: Photograph of a woman in a wheelchair, identified as Mary Andersen, at her 100th birthday celebration with her four daughters standing behind her. Mary Andersen is holding a heart-shaped box that reads, "Mary H. Andersen 100 centennial". She is wearing a pink floral dress and a pearl necklace. From left to right, her daughters have been identified as Rena Howard, June Andersen Gann, Ruth Brodsgaard, and Christine Ingvardeen Michaelsen. Behind them, there is an unidentified man. A series of long tables have been arranged for the festivities. In the very back, frames of different sizes and designs have been put on a gridded fence. Photograph was taken at Plainview Hall.
Date: July 1985
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Alan L. Bean, Astronaut]

Description: Copy negative of astronaut Alan L. Bean presenting a photo of Apollo 12 on the Moon on the occasion of Jacksonville's Centennial Celebration in 1972. Standing, left to right, are Theron Ragsdale, Alan L. Bean, Mrs. Alan L. Bean (Sue Ragsdale), Mrs. Frank W. Ebaugh, and Mr. and Mrs. E. B. "Ned" Ragsdale.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Alamo plaque dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas

Description: Photograph of a plaque at the Alamo dedicated by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas. It says, "Part of the San Antonio de Valero Mission. 'Blood of heroes hath stained me; let the stones of the Alamo speak that their immolation be not forgotten.' The tablet placed by the Daughters of the Republic of Texas in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of the fall of the Alamo."
Date: May 4, 2005
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
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Partner: UNT Libraries

PALOCADE Palo Pinto County

Description: Palo Pinto County celebrated 100 years of existence in 1957. Shown here is a picture of the cover of the official program of the pageant that commemorated this milestone in the county's history. Palo Pinto County began with its formation by act of the Texas legislature in 1856, and its subsequent organization in 1857. As part of the year-long centennial observance, a pageant noting significant events in the county's past was presented at the local football stadium. The program itself contains 28 pages of tidbits of history about people, places and events in the county's heritage, along with a schedule of events organized by the official Centennial Committee.
Date: 1957
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Man Waving in Car]

Description: Photograph of two men in a car, including Judge Voges waving on the right, during the Wilson County centennial in Floresville, Texas. A line of people stands in front of the Wilson County Telephone Company building in the background.
Date: 1960
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Esplanade and State Building]

Description: Photograph of the esplanade and the State Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Center of photo shows a long, narrow body of water. Two women are sitting on a bench in right foreground. Flags flying in background. Buildings on right and left.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[General Motors Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the General Motors Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White stucco building with five arches that lead to the front entrances of the building. Above building entrance is a large "GM". American flag to the left of the front entrances and partial view of another American flag on far left of photo.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Travels and Transportation Building]

Description: Photograph of the Travels and Transportation Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White stucco building with columns and dome shaped entrance. Large body of water in front of entrance. A small tree in bottom right corner of photo.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Museum of Domestic Arts, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Museum of Domestic Arts taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Museum is a multi-story brick building with a covered entrance with three round cement columns. Two sets of steps lead to the building. There is a shrub on either side of the covered entrance. Shrubs are in front of the cement platform that leads to the second set of steps.
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Portrait of a Large Group of Men, Women and Children]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people. This portrait is of a large group of men, women and children standing in front of a building that says City Hall & Municipal Auditorium. There is a flagpole in front of the building near the street and flags draped on the front of the building. There are two flags on the front of the building that say Texas Centennial 1836 1936. The women in the group are all wearing dresses, most of them are wearing hats, one woman has a fan, one woman has a flower corsage, and many of the women are carrying handbags. There are two young girls to the left of the crowd that are both wearing dresses. The men in the portrait appear to all be wearing button-down shirts and slacks and most of them are wearing ties or bow ties and hats. Four men are wearing vests, one man has a cane, and one man appears to have a crutch. Many of the men have mustaches, beards or are wearing glasses. There are two automobiles in the picture, one on the far left of the photograph and the other on the far right. There is a man leaning against the car on the far right and looking at the group of people in front of the building. Three women on the left end of the group are looking down and turned sideways, four men and two women are on the far right and turned slightly to the left, watching the group of people, and the crowd of people in front of the building all appear to be looking directly at the camera.
Date: unknown
Creator: Born, Julius
Partner: River Valley Pioneer Museum

[Varied Industries, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Varied Industries taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Brick building with square columned entrance. Two large flags on flagpoles in center of entrance with a fountain in front of them. Large tree on far left. Two dark colored flags on right of photo (one is almost totally obscured by a shrub)
Date: 1936
Partner: Fort Bend Museum