Texas A&M University Kingsville, South Texas Archives

Billy Newton Photograph Collection

Collection Summary

Creator Billy Newton
Title: Billy Newton Photograph Collection
Dates: 1950’s – 1960’s
Abstract: 532 photographs taken during Billy Newton's journalist career in the Kingsville, TX / Bishop, TX area.
Identification A1981-069
Collection URL http://archives.tamuk.edu/collections/ead.php?xml=Billy%20Newton%20EAD
Quantity: 532 Photographs
Location: STAD Photo File
Language: English

Historical Note

Billy Newton was a photographer for the Kingsville/Bishop Record. This newspaper is a biweekly publication that serves the Kingsville, Texas and Bishop, Texas communities.

Scope and Contents

During Billy Newton's journalistic career in the South Texas area he took countless photographs of the Kingsville and Bishop areas. This collection includes 532 photographs. Categories include: Kingsville Chamber of Commerce; mug shots; Bishop scenes; Bishop churches; servicemen; the 1953 flood; political campaigns; Boy Scouts; Bishop Lions; Celanese; news releases; and school activities. Some photos included are not by Billy Newton.



Series I: Chamber of Commerce Series II: Mug Shots Series III: Scenes of Bishop, TX Series IV: Churches Series V: Servicemen Series VI: Flood Photographs - August 1953 Series VII: Political Campaigns Series VIII: Boy Scouts Series IX: Lions Club Series X: Celanese Series XI: Sports Series XII: News Series XIII: School Activities

Index Terms

Billy Newton
Future Farmers of America
Shell Oil Company
Girl Scouts of the United States of America
Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States
League of United Latin American Citizens
Celanese Corporation
Boy Scouts of America
Lion’s Club
First Baptist Church (Kingsville, Tex.)
St. James Catholic Church (Bishop, Texas)
First United Methodist Church (Kingsville, Tex.)
New Hope Baptist Church (Kingsville, Tex.)
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church (La Grange, Tex.)
4H clubs
American Legion
Texas A&I University
Geographical Names
Geographical Names
Bishop (Tex.)
Kingsville (Tex.)