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Jefferson County, TX
Abilene Photograph Collection
- Baby Picture
Copy negative of Donna Wynn Buchanan as a baby. She is wearing a dress, has ribbons in her hair, and is holding something in both hands. The image is part of a scrapbook. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52075/
- Girls on Sidewalk
1 copy negative of two young women walking down a sidewalk. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52139/
- Jefferson Theater
Copy photograph of a van and horse-drawn wagon in front of the Jefferson Theater in Beaumont, Texas for the premier of John Wayne movie The War Wagon. The van and wagon are stopped on the side of the street, and several people are gathered around. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth54206/
- Mary Frances Seastrunk
1 copy negative of multiple photographs of Mary Frances Seastrunk at various ages. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52132/
- Portrait of Girl; Men and Women by Car
Copy negative of two pictures. The first is a portrait of little Beverly Buchanan taken in Beaumont in 1941. The second is of Douglas, Ronnie, Beverly, Alma, and Hubert Henry Buchanan standing on a sidewalk near cars, bushes, and a tree with houses in the background, taken in Putnam 1951. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52039/
- Portrait of Woman; Portrait of Couple
Copy negative of two pictures. The first is a portrait of Mary Frances Seastrunk taken in Waco, Texas in 1943. The second is a portrait of Scott Lavette Seastrunk and Menvil Mae Buchanan Seastrunk taken in Beaumont, Texas in 1945. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52183/
- School Pictures
1 copy negative of 11 images. It is a collage of school pictures of several Buchanan children from various years. Image A is of Robert Buchanan. Image B is Virginia Buchanan. Image C is of Serena Ladell Buchanan. Image D is of Virginia Buchanan. Image E is another image of Robert Buchanan. Image F is Robert Buchanan. Image G is Serena Ladell Buchanan. Image H is Virginia. Image I is Donna Wynn Buchanan. Image J is Robert Buchanan. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52078/
- School Pictures
One copy negative of two images. Image A is of Serena Ladell Buchanan standing in a yard. She is wearing a skirt and jacket. There is a car and house in the background. Image B is a school picture of Robert Buchanan. He is wearing striped overalls with a collared shirt. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52074/
- School Pictures
1 copy negative of multiple photographs of Mary Frances Seastrunk. Seastrunk is shown at different ages in the photographs. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52135/
- Woman in Yard; Soldier in Army Uniform
1 copy negative of 2 images. Image A is of Virginia Buchanan standing in a front yard. She is wearing a striped dress that ties at the waist. A car is parked underneath a tree behind her. At the house across the street you can see a car parked in the open garage. Image B is a portrait of Robert Buchanan in his army uniform. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52081/
- Women by Cabin; Family by Lakeshore
1 copy negative of 2 images. Image A is of Eva Gunn Buchanan and Bertha Leo Buchanan West standing next to each other in the side yard of a house. Image B is of Donna Wynn, Robert, Serena, Eva Gunn, and Virginia Buchanan sitting and standing in front of concrete benches in front of a lake. The women are all wearing dresses and Robert is wearing a shirt and shorts. There are trees in the distance after the lake. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52080/
- Women on Sidewalk
1 copy negative of three women walking down a sidewalk. All three of the women are wearing coats in the photograph. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth52138/