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[Art Forum Pressbook, 1956-1957]

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Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1956 to 1957 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This first section of the book is news of the Art Forum. Next are exhibit catalogues of the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and also those of exhibits at an Art Gallery on Cedar Street. Art events and activities at the newly established Dyess Air Force Base, located southwest of Abilene, are included.

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[12] p.

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Carpenter, Allie Mae 1956/1957.

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  • Main Title: [Art Forum Pressbook, 1956-1957]
  • Added Title: Abilene Art Unit Press Book

Description

Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1956 to 1957 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This first section of the book is news of the Art Forum. Next are exhibit catalogues of the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and also those of exhibits at an Art Gallery on Cedar Street. Art events and activities at the newly established Dyess Air Force Base, located southwest of Abilene, are included.

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[12] p.

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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.

Art Forum Scrapbooks

These scrapbooks detail art events in Abilene focusing on the activities of the Art Unit of the Abilene Women's Forum, from its inception in 1922 through the following decades.

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  • 1956/1957

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  • March 5, 2015, 3:57 p.m.

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  • Aug. 26, 2020, 7:26 p.m.

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Carpenter, Allie Mae. [Art Forum Pressbook, 1956-1957], book, 1956/1957; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth596116/: accessed July 29, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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