[Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]

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Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member … continued below

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[100] p.

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Carpenter, Allie Mae 1942/1943.

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  • Main Title: [Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]
  • Added Title: 1942-1943 Art Press Book

Description

Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member activities supporting the war effort.

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[100] p.

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Organized by local, district, state, and national art and federation news and begins with an officer and membership list.

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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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  • 1942/1943

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  • March 5, 2015, 3:57 p.m.

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Carpenter, Allie Mae. [Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943], book, 1942/1943; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth596155/: accessed June 23, 2021), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Hardin-Simmons University Library.

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