This photograph is of Beluoula Owen's elementary class. It consist of thirty three young students their names are unknown. Miss Owen's is shown in the far left corner of the image smiling and the picture.
This image is a snippet of the officers and Seniors from what is presumed to be Dickinson High School. On the top, it shows a photograph of the students separated by gender; women are posed upfront while the men are in the back. The pamphlet had the names of the leading students and went as follows: President- Vivian Sills, Vice-President Madeline Benoist, Secretary and Treasurer- Constance Schroder. The rest of the seniors' names are listed immediately below. They are listed as such: Providence Bivone, Bonnie Browne, Wauchula Brown, Rosemary Dues, Nancy Emmite, Erdith Farley, Betty Griffin, Jessie L. Guttieres, Addron Jolly, Rosie Menotti, Dora Salvato, Josephine Salvato, Earbie Smith, Katie Termini, Santina Termini. DIck Barlet, Tarrant Boyd, Charles Ellis, Jeck Desel, Sydney Drouilhet, Clyde Settle, Charles Stutzman, Pete Trippodo, Frank Sehon (President-First Semester)
This brochure is from Dickinson High School, and it is a program for its graduating class. Its class roll includes the names Nora Peterson, Clevie Joe Scruggs, Dorothy Lothdrop, George Deats, Hermann Woods, Domenic Termini, Frank De Pasquale, Chester Woods, Esther Silbernagel, Felice Polistrini, Juanita Runge, and Lee Gordy. On its adjacent page, it describes the event's schedule. It starts by stating that the Salutatory was Ethel Silbernagel; then the instrumentals were Poupee Valsanti, Poldini, and Ms. Rebecca Owens. It then has a name written on it in pen right under it. It is inscribed with "Valedictory.. Clevie Joe Scruggs." following the inscription, the program continues to list the rest. It again starts with Class Prophecy introduced by Felice Polistrini, then a solo by Miss Lina Solvato on "Oh, perfumed Wind, Kiss her lips divine." It then concludes with an address by Mr. A.B. Phillips, president of First National Bank, Texas City, and finally, the presentation of diplomas
This brochure is dated May 14, 1922. It is from the Dickinson Highschool Baccularette service. ITs scheduled programs include an Invocation lead by Reverend Clark, a Hymm entitled "Holy, Holy, Holy!", a Scripture reading recited by Reverend Clark, a Solo of "Ave Maria by Miss Lena Solvato, and a sermon by Reverend Raimundo de Ovies of Rector Trinity Episcopal Church of Galveston. The program is then concluded by a Hymm entitled, hear the prayer we offer" by the Choir followed by the Benediction. The brochure states that the service starts at eight o'clock.
The photograph is of the Rose Garden service station in the image, we can see that there is two gas pumps present. There are two vehicles shown in this image, presumably pumping gas. There is a young boy swiftly passing by the middle of the image; his face is not shown, and his identity is unknown.
The photograph is of the Rose Garden service station. It is taken from a distance to capture the entirety of the establishment. There is a car parked in the sid eof the building with a 1930s body style of vehicle. In the image, we can see the amenities of the service station from a distance, such as its gas pumps and air pumps.
Photograph is of the Rose Garden service station in theimage we can see that there is two gaspumps present. There are is one 1930s body style vehicle shown in this image presumabley pumping gas. The pump is labelled , "NO-NOX" from the Gulf Oil NO-NOX trademark. The top banner of the establishment states, "BATTERIES CHARGED" and under it there is a sign that reads "FREE AIR AND WATER."
This photograph shows the Railroad trestle over Dickinson Bayou. It is taken from a distance so the viewer can see its entirety. The image shows a good view of the bayou on its right and left-hand corners. We can see the greenery thriving.
The image is of The Railroad Cafe; the establishment advertises that it sells Lunch, sandwiches, Beer, and Wine in the front of the building it also has a giant Coca-Cola sign. There are two 1930's body style vehicles barked infront.
This photograph depicts a band congregation at the GH&H picnic grounds during WW1. Individuals are standing on the right side of the image in formation, and a man in a suit is looking toward the cameraman. His identity is unknown. The background of the picture shows a Ferris wheel.
This photograph is from a newspaper and is of the Pollastrini mercantile Store. Three men are sitting in front of it; their names are as follows from left to right; A.J Pollastrini, J. Depasqual, and S.R. Termini. The newspaper photo was given to publishers courtesy of A.J. Pollastrini. The name of the newspaper is unknown.
This photograph is of the GH&H picnic grounds boating dock. The image has ten individuals posing for a picture they are all looking at the camera man except for what appears to be a man in the far right-hand corner; their attire seems to be from the 1910s or 20s.
This photograph shows the picnic grounds of GH&H and a view of its stream. The photograph is facing East and shows a stream along with docks and picnic areas in its surrounding. A message is written on top of it stating," Have Mrs. (Bels) to feel you, Mr. Austine is back, Have you seen this stream before?"
The photograph shows the Nichols home located at 5000 Park Ave. In Dickinson, Texas, two individuals are standing in front of the premises. The home is white and of significant size. It has two stories and a double veranda-style porch on both levels. The house also has a dome on the top resembling a church ridge.
This is a report card belonging to Mary Catherine Dues in 1938. By this point, Mary is already in high school, Dickinson High School specifically. This report card is a lot more simplified compared to the middle school counterpart, only having just 5 subjects; English, Civics, Physics, American History, and P.E. Her weakest subject is still English, with an F being listed in the 2nd 6 weeks. But PE seems to be her strongest subject with the most As.
This is a report card belonging to Mary Catherine Dues dating to the 1934 - 1935 school year. In the report card, we see that Mary was in the 7th grade during the year and had an almost perfect attendance, without being tardy once. Her grades are strong, mainly consisting of As and Bs, with the strongest being Health with straight As, and the weakest being English, which has the most Cs.
This is a photograph of an Elementary school in Dickinson taken in 1947. Even in the photo, the building appeared to be old and stained, with its architectural design resembling a Spanish mission, especially where the doors are supposed to be. In front of the elementary school is a single slide.
This is a photograph of an Interurban Car Arriving at Oleander Station. 3 people are sitting on the edge, waiting excitedly for the interurban car. The car itself stretches to the horizon, with the number 121 on the right side of the vehicle. This interstate car may have been recently built, as not only is there a notable shine to the vehicle, but also freshly cut trees and building material on the grass.
This is a photograph of J.M. Parke posing next to an interurban car in Dickinson Station. Next to him is an unknown woman in a striped hat. The railroad goes as far as into the horizon, followed by tall telephone poles. The entire photo is taken at the very back of the train. The photograph was most likely taken by Mr. Baggett
This is a photograph of Highway 646 in front of Dues Home taken in the 1930s. The scene takes place on a dirt road, which is surrounded by a forest on each side. On the road are two women posed in front of an automobile (most likely a Dodge Sedan). The identity of the women is unknown, but they appear to be wealthy as one of them wears a fur coat.
This is a photograph of Highway 646 from George Dues' (1852 - 1924) Home. In this photograph, we see a rural road with a drainage ditch from each side. in the center of the roads stands two people, a woman with a coat and an unidentifiable individual. The viewer can see a fence on the rightmost side of the photograph. judging from George Dues' life, we can assume that the photograph was taken in the 1910s - early 1920s.
This is a photograph of a family of 5 in the Dickinson Picnic grounds. In the photograph are 2 men, most likely father, and son, with 3 women, most likely mother, and daughters. Behind them appear to be other families enjoying the picnic. The entire mood in the photograph appears to be cordial.
This is a Family photograph of the Drouilhet family taken in the mid-1920s on Oleander and Palm Drive. Standing in the photo is William Louis Drouilhet (1877 - 1971) and on the 1907 Mors Automobile sits Mary Ellen Smith Drouilhet (1881 - 1955) and their youngest daughter, Mary Ellen Drouilhet (1922 - 2009). The Mors automobile comes from France, making it an expensive car, which signifies that the family is quite wealthy. Seeing the age of the daughter, who appears to be the ages of 3 or 5, we can assume that this photograph was taken between 1925 and 1927.