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 Collection: Abilene Photograph Collection
Wedding Portrait

Wedding Portrait

Date: 1886
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a wedding portrait of Sallie Parker Willis and Thomas Middlebrook Willis believed to be taken in Abilene, Texas. The photograph was either taken the day of the wedding or the day after. He is sitting in a chair on the right holding a hat, and she is standing behind him on the left holding her hat. They are in front of a studio background with columns. An official Texas historical marker was placed at Thomas Middlebrook Willis' grave in 2009 at the Masonic Cemetery of Abilene, TX. The historical marker states that after graduating from the Law School of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, T.M. Willis moved to Abilene and established a practice. In 1886 he married Abilene resident Sallie Parker at the First Presbyterian Church of Abilene and the couple had eight children. Willis was elected City Attorney and later served as City Judge.
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Basketball Game

Basketball Game

Date: 1915
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a donkey mascot wearing a "Stamford" sheet at a basketball game at Simmons College. The donkey is the mascot for the Stamford College Mules of Stamford, Texas. There are spectators in the background.
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[Photograph of Man and Woman in Mountains; Four Men; Oscar Temple and Woman; Man and Woman]

[Photograph of Man and Woman in Mountains; Four Men; Oscar Temple and Woman; Man and Woman]

Date: 1916~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of four pictures from 1916 and/or 1917 pasted in a scrapbook. One is of a man and woman standing in front of a snowy wooded mountain with another person in the background. One is of four men in front of some woods. One is of Oscar Temple and a woman sitting in the grass in front of a tree with houses in the background. The other is of Oscar Temple and a woman standing in an open area with buildings in the background.
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1920s Woman on Horse; Woman and Horse

1920s Woman on Horse; Woman and Horse

Date: [1920..1929]
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of a woman riding a dark colored horse in an open area. The second is another woman in riding apparel standing next to a saddled dark colored horse in an open area.
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Men by Car

Men by Car

Date: 1920~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of three men standing beside a car parked by a house. The man in the middle is Roy Campbell Barton, and Barton is written on the right side of the photograph.
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[Photograph of Skiers in Colorado]

[Photograph of Skiers in Colorado]

Date: 1920~/1929~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two men in ski gear, standing on a snowy mountain with trees in Colorado.
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Cars and Salesmen at Abilene Candy Co. #1

Cars and Salesmen at Abilene Candy Co. #1

Date: 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Abilene Candy Company salesmen standing by cars lined up outside the brick building. There are power lines and trees along the street, and the Abilene Elevator Co. building is behind it.
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Cars and Salesmen at Abilene Candy Co. #2

Cars and Salesmen at Abilene Candy Co. #2

Date: 1930
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Abilene Candy Company salesmen standing by cars lined up outside the brick building. There are power lines and trees along the street, and the Abilene Elevator Co. building is behind it.
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Rodeo

Rodeo

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of people gathered in the stands of the Texas Cowboy Reunion arena and rodeo in Stamford, Texas
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Rodeo, Calf Roping, Cowboy

Rodeo, Calf Roping, Cowboy

Date: 1930~
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of calf roping at the Texas Cowboy Reunion arena and rodeo in Stamford, Texas. A man is tying a roped calf as his pinto horse waits. Other men on horseback are in the arena. A crowd watches from covered stands.
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