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[Official Notice of Jett Falls Appointment to Corporal]

Description: A certificate issued by the Army of the United States of America to commemorate Private Jett (Johnny, Jetty) Falls' increase in rank from Private to Corporal. It is a standard WWI issued form with blank spaces available for personalization. This form was completed by a Lt. Colonel (his signature is unreadable) at Camp Travis, Texas on April 11th 1918. The remaining filled spaces detail the Private Jett Falls, Co. E 359th Infantry had been promoted to Corporal of that same division on March 27th 1918.
Date: April 11, 1918
Partner: Euless Public Library

Message of Gov. O. M. Roberts on appropriations and expenditures under the control of the governor to the seventeenth legislature of the state of of Texas, convened at the city of Austin, in regular session, January 11, 1881.

Description: Message to the 17th Legislature, Jan, 1881.-Appropirations and expenditures under the control of the Governor.-The sale and exchange of lands.-On quarantine
Date: January 11, 1881
Creator: Roberts, Oran M.
Partner: UNT Libraries

Oral History Interview with T. C. Hsu, April 11, 2001

Description: Interview with Dr. Tao-Chiuh Hsu, beginning with the doctor recounting his early career in the United States as a graduate student at the University of Texas in Austin and the University of Texas, Medical Branch in Galveston. He shares his story about how he stumbled upon the hypotonic solution to separate chromosomes for deeper analysis of genes. Dr. Hsu explains his reasons for leaving the Medical Branch and joining M. D. Anderson for better laboratory and teaching opportunities. He shares an anecdote about the original main building of the institution. The interview explores Dr. Hsu’s promotions and positions held within the institution and touches on his relationships and collaborative work with Drs. R. Lee Clark, Charles M. Pomerat, Felix Haas, and Daniel Billen. Dr. Hsu shares his cultural experiences in terms of language barriers, naturalization and family immigration process. The interview concludes with Dr. Hsu answering questions about colleagues who worked with him in his lab over the years.
Date: April 11, 2001
Creator: Hsu, T. C. (Tao-Chiuh); Olson, James Stuart & Brunet, Lesley Williams
Partner: University of Texas MD Anderson Center

[Uniformed Parade Participants]

Description: Photograph of a group of uniformed individuals standing in formation in a parade for League City's first annual Holiday Festival of Lights. The parade procession traveled down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 and culminated in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City Community in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of the League City community crowded together and walking in the city's first annual Holiday Festival of Lights parade. The procession traveled down Farm to Market Road 518 and Hwy 3, eventually reaching Walter Hall Park. The crowd includes people of all ages wearing clothing appropriate for cold weather.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Walter Hall Elementary Float in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade float covered in silver tinsel and stringed lights. A group of young passengers ride the float along with an individual in a Santa Claus costume and an adult woman. A sign on the side of the float reads, "Walter Hall Elementary." The float is part of the parade for League City's first annual Holiday Festival of Lights. The procession traveled down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Drill Team in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a drill team walking in League City's first annual Holiday Festival of Lights parade. The drill team, comprised of young girls, is clad in uniforms of skirted leotards and cowboy hats. Each girl is holding a pair of red and white pom-poms. A couple of girls in front are holding a banner that reads, "LCD Highrollers." The back end of a red truck is visible cruising just in front of the drill team. The procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, culminating at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Mexican-Themed Float in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Mexican-themed float trailing behind a pick-up truck in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. The float decor features a string of colored lights and banners that read, "Paso Del Rey" and "Feliz Navidad." A mariachi band riding the float is playing music. The procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Choir Float in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a float in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. The float features a large banner stretched across the side, although only a portion of the text is visible. A brown and taupe pick-up truck is hauling the float, which carries a large group of teenage passengers, some of whom are standing in the bed of the truck. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 until culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Youngsters in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of teenagers riding their choir's float in the first annual League City's Holiday Festival of Lights. The side of the float is covered in a fluffy, snow-like banner with text that is only partially visible. A number of the teens are waving from the float. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market 518 and Highway 3, eventually ending at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Train Ride in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a small novelty train carrying elderly passengers in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. On the front of the train is a smiley face. A banner posted above the passenger cab reads, "Santa's Senior Citizen Council." The parade procession is headed down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, until finally culminating at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[League City Official in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of Pat Hallisey, a League City official, riding atop a black convertible in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. She is wearing a festive red and white costume while waving. An unidentified man is driving the convertible. A sign posted on the driver-side door reads, "Pat Hallisey, Steering Committee Chairman, Executive Director Galveston County Beach, Park Board." A sizable crowd of spectators are visible in the background. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 until culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Float in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a Southwestern-themed float in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. The float decor includes a cactus stringed in Christmas lights, leafy garland, and a red banner that reads, "Ross Elementary." Amongst the float passengers are two individuals dressed as a cowboy and one individual dressed as Santa Claus. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 until culminating in Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[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
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Man Walking in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a red satin jacket, a cowboy hat, and blue jeans, walking in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. In one hand he is holding a yellow flashlight; his other hand is extended, waving to the camera. He accompanies a group of school-age children in the parade, which is proceeding down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3 and eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[County Judge in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of Ray Holbrook, a Galveston County judge, riding atop a white convertible in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights parade. Two unidentified women, one of whom is driving, are also in the convertible with him. He is waving to the parade spectators as the car moves down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Float in a Holiday Parade[

Description: Photograph of a Christmas tree-themed float in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. Surrounding the Christmas tree sitting at the center of the float are several individuals in costumes resembling gift boxes. Other people riding the float are not costumed but are wearing Santa hats. The parade procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Pick-Up Truck in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a pick-up truck carrying in its bed a lit-up cutout in the shape of a Christmas tree. It is part of the parade procession in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The truck is brown and white with two signs posted on its driver-side doors. The sign on the left reads, "Precision Transmission" and provides a phone number and an address. To its right is a sign that says, "Bay Area Rosettes." Two effigies of the Bay Area Rosettes are hanging on either side of the tree cut-out. The parade proceeds down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Majorettes in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of a group of uniformed teenage majorettes walking through the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The group, known as the Bay Area Rosettes, is wearing uniforms of leotards, legwarmers, and white tennis shoes. Two girls not in uniform lead in front while carrying a fringed banner. The procession is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually stopping at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Holiday Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float themed around Santa Claus' workshop in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. Individuals wearing costumes are standing on the float, playing the parts of Santa Claus and his elves. An illegible sign is posted on the side of the float. The parade procession is heading down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually ending at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Holiday Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float themed around Santa Claus' workshop in the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. Individuals wearing costumes are standing on the float, playing the parts of Santa Claus and his elves. A sign posted on the side of the float reads, "Santa's Work Shop, League City Bank and Trust." The parade procession is heading down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3, eventually ending at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Hitchcock High School Band in a Holiday Parade]

Description: Photograph of the Hitchcock High School band walking in the parade for the first annual League City Holiday Festival of Lights. The band members are uniformed and walking in a tight formation. While holding a banner, two members lead the band in the procession which is traveling down Farm to Market Road 518 and Highway 3. The procession will eventually stop at Walter Hall Park.
Date: December 11, 1987
Creator: Kiecke, Albert
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library