Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian University, 1984

Prickly Pear, Yearbook of Abilene Christian University, 1984

Date: 1984
Creator: Abilene Christian University
Description: Yearbook for Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, professors, and organizations. Index starts on page 409.
Contributing Partner: Abilene Christian University Library
National Band Competition

National Band Competition

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the National Band Competition in Tulsa, Oklahoma in 1931. There is a large group of people on the field and a large crowd in the stands, and John Philip Sousa is directing music on a platform.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Man Holding White Chicken]

[Man Holding White Chicken]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man holding up a white chicken that will be participating in the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is standing next to a blue mailbox with a white post and red flag which the chicken will be put in before flight. The mailbox is on a tall post that places it above the man's head. He is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

[Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a black and white chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The man is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The woman has her hand on the front flap of the mailbox which has been flipped open. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

[ Black Chicken Flying Out of Mailbox]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a black chicken flying out of a mailbox as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox, on the right, is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it high in the air. A man and woman are standing on a connected platform on the right. The woman is pushing a plunger through the open back of the mailbox to make the chicken fly out. The man is holding a piece of cardboard over the open back to keep the chicken from coming out that side. The chicken is mid-flight, just having flown out of the front of the mailbox. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Man Putting Chicken in Mailbox]

[Man Putting Chicken in Mailbox]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a man putting a white chicken in a mailbox from which it will fly as part of the chicken flying contest at the Texas Folklife Festival. The mailbox is red and blue and is on a tall white post that raises it above the man's head. When the door is opened, the chicken will fly out. The man is wearing a white t-shirt and a blue bandana around his head. Another man with gray hair and sunglasses is standing behind him. The only thing visible in the background is the sky.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
[Boy Holding Chicken on the Ground]

[Boy Holding Chicken on the Ground]

Date: [1977-08-04..1977-08-07]
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a boy holding a light-brown rooster, entry for the chicken flying contest, at the Texas Folklife Festival. He is kneeling down on the ground, holding the chicken still between his legs. A woman is standing behind him to the right and a man to the left. A small chicken cage is partially visible to the right of the boy. Festival visitors are visible standing around the area.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections
NAIA Track Meet at McMurry College

NAIA Track Meet at McMurry College

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of boys standing on blocks with numbers representing awards placement. This image of the NAIA track meet at McMurry College shows the winners of the race.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
NAIA Track Meet at McMurry College

NAIA Track Meet at McMurry College

Date: 1953
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the NAIA track meet at McMurry College. The boys stand on boxes with numbers that represent awards placement. Six boys stand at different levels to show who one the competition. A man stands in a suit near them.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
NAIA Track Meet at McMurry College

NAIA Track Meet at McMurry College

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of boys standing and speaking with an adult. This image takes place at the NAIA track meet at McMurry College.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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