[Portrait of Laura Jewel Davis Scarborough]

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A photograph of Laura Jewel Davis Scarborough (1887-1968), visible from the shoulders up.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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Thurman's Studio [1950..1968].

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by McMurry University Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 58 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

A photograph of Laura Jewel Davis Scarborough (1887-1968), visible from the shoulders up.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 5 in.

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Married to prominent Abilene, Texas, attorney Dallas Scarborough, Mrs. Scarborough was a prime mover in the formation of local units of the Taylor County chapter of the Equal Suffrage Association, the Taylor County Red Cross, the Abilene Young Women's Christian Association, the Taylor County Child Welfare Board, the Abilene chapter of the University of Texas Ex-Student Association, the Taylor County Tuberculosis Association, the West Texas Historical Association, and other groups. Mrs. Scarborough, well known as a Democrat, was a delegate to the national Democratic convention in 1922 when voting was new to women. In 1964 McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, where her Scarborough Genealogical Library was donated (now housed in the Abilene Public Library), conferred on her an honorary doctor of humane letters degree.

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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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  • [1950..1968]

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  • 1950 - 1968

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  • Jan. 23, 2015, 7:26 p.m.

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Thurman's Studio. [Portrait of Laura Jewel Davis Scarborough], photograph, [1950..1968]; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth574316/: accessed October 19, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McMurry University Library.