People on Courthouse Lawn

Description

Copy negative of a war bonds rally on a courthouse lawn. In the foreground are men in suits, some holding American Flags, and in the background is a gazebo. A typed note beneath the photograph reads, "A big rally was held on the federal lawn.. Several thousand people were there... Great results obtained. Also pictures of big war bond parade with Army, H.S.U. and City of Abilene as well as theater employes participating."

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Photograph Collection and one other and was provided by Hardin-Simmons University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 11 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Hardin-Simmons University Library

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Description

Copy negative of a war bonds rally on a courthouse lawn. In the foreground are men in suits, some holding American Flags, and in the background is a gazebo. A typed note beneath the photograph reads, "A big rally was held on the federal lawn.. Several thousand people were there... Great results obtained. Also pictures of big war bond parade with Army, H.S.U. and City of Abilene as well as theater employes participating."

Physical Description

1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in.

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Abilene Photograph Collection

These more than 10,000 images range from the early 20th century to the present and capture Abilene's rich history, including public events, community members, homes, businesses, churches, and ranches.

Abilene Library Consortium

Featuring thousands of newspapers, photographs, sound recordings, technical drawings, and much more, this diverse collection tells the story of Texas through the preservation and exhibition of valuable resources.

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  • Oct. 21, 2009, 10 p.m.

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  • April 9, 2013, 11 a.m.

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People on Courthouse Lawn, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth51409/: accessed September 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.