[Marvin and Aulton Pruitt]

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Photograph of Aulton and Marvin Pruitt wearing military uniforms and standing in front of an automobile. A truck and a house can be seen in the background. The reverse side of the photo bears a handwritten note indicating that the men are the children of Cora Reynolds Pruitt and that Aulton was wounded in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 194u.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Abilene Library Consortium and one other and was provided by Frontier Texas! to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 40 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Frontier Texas!

Frontier Texas is a history museum, heritage center, and visitor information center located in downtown Abilene. It allows visitors to relive the Old West through of state-of-the-art technology and brings the frontier to life to let visitors meet people who played out their lives on the Texas frontier.

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Photograph of Aulton and Marvin Pruitt wearing military uniforms and standing in front of an automobile. A truck and a house can be seen in the background. The reverse side of the photo bears a handwritten note indicating that the men are the children of Cora Reynolds Pruitt and that Aulton was wounded in the Pacific Theatre of World War II.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 7 x 12 cm.

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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.

Pruitt-Rogers Taylor County Photograph Collection

These photographs were taken from a scrapbook created by Willie M. Pruitt-Rogers. They depict family members, trains, stockyards, and other landmarks and scenes of Abilene and West Texas.

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  • 194u

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  • April 24, 2015, 4:41 p.m.

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  • May 11, 2015, 2:17 p.m.

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[Marvin and Aulton Pruitt], photograph, 194u; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth610985/: accessed October 18, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Frontier Texas!.