[A woman holding balloons at the grand opening of First Federal Savings]

[A woman holding balloons at the grand opening of First Federal Savings]

Date: March 1, 1954
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: The grand opening of First Federal Savings. A woman is holding balloons for the celebration of the grand opening. There are a few people standing off to the right of the photo.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Alumni talking during North Texas Homecoming activities]

[Alumni talking during North Texas Homecoming activities]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two alumni talking during North Texas Homecoming activities. Identified in the photo (foreground) are (L-R): Virginia Mauldin Francis and C. C. Cowan.
Contributing Partner: UNT Archives
[Floor Guides Carrying Balloons to be Released]

[Floor Guides Carrying Balloons to be Released]

Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of several floor guides each carrying a bunch of balloons in a variety shapes, sizes, and colors at the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The East Texas String Ensemble is playing instruments and standing in front of microphones as the floor guides are bringing out the balloons to be released around them. Festival participants are standing all around the band and balloons.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Rain Sinks Balloons to be Released]

[Rain Sinks Balloons to be Released]

Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the floor guides handling balloons after their attempted release on the opening day of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival. The balloons were grounded due to the rain from Hurricane Delia. A bunch of balloons are on the ground while the floor guides are trying to untangle a different bunch. Children are playing with the balloons while other festival participants are also picking them up. A cameraman is filming the action.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Girl Running With Balloons in the Rain]

[Girl Running With Balloons in the Rain]

Date: September 7, 1973
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Miss Stephens, a daughter of an employee of the second annual Texas Folklife Festival, running through the muddy grounds after the opening ceremony. She is carrying three balloons from the failed balloon release. Hair in pigtails, she is barefoot and wearing a white t-shirt with black pants.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
American National Insurance Agent's Party

American National Insurance Agent's Party

Date: 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a banquet at a party for American National Insurance agents. Several men and women are sitting at a long table. There is a string of balloons toward the back of the room. Several women stand in a line below the balloons.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Woman Holding Polio Balloons

Woman Holding Polio Balloons

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a young woman with a bunch of balloons in her hand. The balloons all read "POLIO FIGHTER." She is squatting to pick up a bag of money that has been dropped.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. One of the students is getting balloons out of the back of the truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. One of the students is getting balloons out of the back of the truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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