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Binder 6 - Diboll Day, Pineland on Parade, Forest Festival, Juneteenth, aerial photographs

Photos in this binder primarily document Diboll Day, Pineland on Parade, the Forest Festival, Juneteenth celebrations, Office Parties, general social life in the 1940s-1960s. This binder also includes aerial photographs of Diboll and Pineland.


Pineland Mill

Pineland Mill

Aerial view of the Pineland mill.

Eck Prud'homme's Pineland Lodge, Aerial View

Eck Prud'homme's Pineland Lodge, Aerial View

Aerial view of the Pineland operations showing the lumberyard and the lodge where Eck Prudhomme, Pineland Operation Manager, lived.

Aerial View of Pineland Mill

Aerial View of Pineland Mill

An aerial view of the Pineland sawmill complex.  Notice the rail line and rail cars filled with logs in the foreground and houses in the background.

Aerial View of Diboll, Looking North

Aerial View of Diboll, Looking North

An aerial view of Diboll looking north.  Note the rail line in the right half of the photo; the Southern Pine Lumber Company commissary can be see in the center right.

Aerial View of Diboll Fiberboard Plant Site

Aerial View of Diboll Fiberboard Plant Site

Aerial view of the site cleared for the Fiberboard Plant in Diboll, late 1950's.

Aerial View of Diboll, Possibly Fiberboard Site

Aerial View of Diboll, Possibly Fiberboard Site

Aerial view of Diboll possibly showing the Fiberboard plant site.

Latane Temple Presents Chainsaw to Albert Gonzalez

Latane Temple Presents Chainsaw to Albert Gonzalez

Latane" Temple presents Pineland native Albert Gonzalez of Nederland with the Homelite Chainsaw he won in the drawing at the first Pineland on Parade on July 4, 1958.

Aerial View of Diboll Mill Complex, pre 1954

Aerial View of Diboll Mill Complex, pre 1954

An aerial photo of the Diboll mill complex, taken before 1954.

Pineland Mill from the Air

Pineland Mill from the Air

Another view of the Pineland sawmill from the air.

Q.T. Bussey and Friends

Q.T. Bussey and Friends

Q. T. Bussey and others prepare onions before a community celebration.

Keeping Watch Over the Barbeque Pit

Keeping Watch Over the Barbeque Pit

Diboll men, including Rat Johnson (4th from right), keep watch over the barbeque pit before a community celebration.

Barbeque Cooks, July 4th, 1949

Barbeque Cooks, July 4th, 1949

Diboll men preparing a barbeque feast for the town's July 4th Celebration in 1949.

July 4th Barbeque Cooks, 1949

July 4th Barbeque Cooks, 1949

Barbeque for 1949 celebration in Diboll.

Arthur Temple, Jr. Enjoys July 4th Barbeque

Arthur Temple, Jr. Enjoys July 4th Barbeque

Arthur Temple, Jr. (far right) and other Dibollians enjoy the food at a company-sponsored July 4th barbeque.

4th of July Barbeque Chefs

4th of July Barbeque Chefs

Q. T. Bussey, A. C. Phillips and Charlie Runnels slicing onions for the July 4th barbecue.

Rat Johnson Serves Barbeque

Rat Johnson Serves Barbeque

Rat Johnson serves barbeque at an early company sponsored 4th of July picnic, ca. 1950.

Slim Ferguson and George Busby in Crosscut Saw Contest

Slim Ferguson and George Busby in Crosscut Saw Contest

Slim Ferguson and George Busby competed in the crosscut saw contest at a SPLCo barbecue.

Boy Scout Rain Dance, 1951

Boy Scout Rain Dance, 1951

Members of Diboll Boy Scout Troop 128 perform the "Boy Scout Rain Dance" at the 1951 July 4th picnic in Diboll.

July 4th Barbeque Musicians, 1951

July 4th Barbeque Musicians, 1951

Musicians Buddy Patton, Harold Small, and Billy Grissom perform at the 1951 SPLCo July 4th Barbeque.

1951 July 4th Barbeque Speakers

1951 July 4th Barbeque Speakers

Speakers at the 1951 July 4th company barbeque, from left to right, Hirham Ralston, Clyde Thompson, Otis Locke, Gov. Allan Shivers, Arthur Temple, and Buddy Temple.

Senator Jimmy Phillips Speaks at Barbeque, 1950

Senator Jimmy Phillips Speaks at Barbeque, 1950

Texas State Senator Jimmy Phillips of Angelton speaks at the 1950 July 4th Barbeque.

Arthur Temple, Jr. Speaks at 1948 Barbeque

Arthur Temple, Jr. Speaks at 1948 Barbeque

Arthur Temple, Jr. speaks at a Southern Pine Lumber Company employee barbeque, ca. 1948.

Musical Entertainment at Picnic

Musical Entertainment at Picnic

Musical entertainment at a July 4th company barbecue.

Martin Dies Speaks on July 4, 1948

Martin Dies Speaks on July 4, 1948

Congressman Martin Dies speaks at the July 4th Company barbecue in Diboll in 1948.

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