Abilene Photograph Collection

History

The Abilene Photograph Collection began in 1981 with grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Texas Committee for the Humanities, Moody Foundation, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, and Hardin-Simmons University. The collection started as a copy collection of locally held photographs of regional significance. Collections were borrowed, copies made, the owner's identification data recorded, and then the original images were returned to the lender.

About the Creators

Dr. B. W. Aston, Senior Professor of History at HSU, did most of the copy work using a Polaroid MP-4 Land Camera. Dr. Fane Downs, Professor of History at McMurry University, worked with the Apple IIe computer to build the database of numbers and descriptors. Dr. Joe Dahlstrom, Dean of Libraries, accepted the collection into the Richardson Library and worked with the community to find significant photographs.

ABOUT BROWSE FEED

At a Glance

Description

History

The Abilene Photograph Collection began in 1981 with grants from the National Endowment for the Humanities, Texas Committee for the Humanities, Moody Foundation, Abilene Cultural Affairs Council, and Hardin-Simmons University. The collection started as a copy collection of locally held photographs of regional significance. Collections were borrowed, copies made, the owner's identification data recorded, and then the original images were returned to the lender.

About the Creators

Dr. B. W. Aston, Senior Professor of History at HSU, did most of the copy work using a Polaroid MP-4 Land Camera. Dr. Fane Downs, Professor of History at McMurry University, worked with the Apple IIe computer to build the database of numbers and descriptors. Dr. Joe Dahlstrom, Dean of Libraries, accepted the collection into the Richardson Library and worked with the community to find significant photographs.

Explore this Collection

Start browsing through the holdings of this collection in one of the following ways:

Counties

Taylor County, TX
7,256
Callahan County, TX
202
Eastland County, TX
118
Jones County, TX
98
La Plata County, CO
66
Runnels County, TX
64
Knox County, TX
57
Nolan County, TX
52
Dallas County, TX
43
Stephens County, TX
42
El Paso County, TX
39
McLennan County, TX
38
Brown County, TX
32
Denver County, CO
32
Johnson County, TX
32
Grayson County, TX
31
Coleman County, TX
27
Travis County, TX
23
Mitchell County, TX
21
Tarrant County, TX
20
Bexar County, TX
17
Cook County, IL
17
Cochise County, AZ
13
Racine County, WI
13
Tom Green County, TX
13
Jefferson County, TX
12
Shackelford County, TX
12
Throckmorton County, TX
12
Brazos County, TX
11
Fannin County, TX
11
Young County, TX
11
Fisher County, TX
10
Reeves County, TX
10
Galveston County, TX
9
Luna County, NM
9
Pottawatomie County, OK
9
Lubbock County, TX
8
Boulder County, CO
7
Jefferson County, CO
7
King County, TX
7
Davidson County, TN
6
Val Verde County, TX
6
Cameron County, TX
5
Collin County, TX
5
Cottle County, TX
5
Eddy County, NM
5
Hall County, TX
5
Kent County, TX
5
Los Angeles County, CA
5
Washington County, AR
5
Haskell County, TX
4
Howard County, TX
4
Midland County, TX
4
Nueces County, TX
4
Union County, NJ
4
Upton County, TX
4
Bee County, TX
3
Bell County, TX
3
Bernalillo County, NM
3
Calhoun County, MI
3
Clay County, TX
3
Donley County, TX
3
Dunklin County, MO
3
Hinds County, MS
3
Huerfano County, CO
3
Hunt County, TX
3
Lea County, NM
3
Navarro County, TX
3
Stonewall County, TX
3
Swisher County, TX
3
Torrance County, NM
3
Wharton County, TX
3
Wichita County, TX
3
Winkler County, TX
3
Benton County, AR
2
Bosque County, TX
2
Brewster County, TX
2
Chambers County, TX
2
Daviess County, KY
2
Dawson County, TX
2
El Paso County, CO
2
Ellis County, TX
2
Fayette County, TX
2
Ford County, KS
2
Hamilton County, TX
2
Hardeman County, TX
2
Kay County, OK
2
Kenedy County, TX
2
Lamar County, TX
2
Matagorda County, TX
2
Otero County, CO
2
Pecos County, TX
2
Presidio County, TX
2
Quay County, NM
2
Smith County, TX
2
Tulsa County, OK
2
Ward County, TX
2
Anderson County, TX
1
Atlantic County, NJ
1
Austin County, TX
1
Bandera County, TX
1
Borden County, TX
1
Briscoe County, TX
1
Caddo Parish, LA
1
Caldwell County, TX
1
Carbon County, WY
1
Champaign County, IL
1
Chaves County, NM
1
Childress County, TX
1
Christian County, MO
1
Comanche County, OK
1
Comanche County, TX
1
Concho County, TX
1
Culberson County, TX
1
Denton County, TX
1
Escambia County, FL
1
Essex County, NJ
1
Fremont County, CO
1
Garland County, AR
1
Garza County, TX
1
Geary County, KS
1
Gilpin County, CO
1
Hale County, TX
1
Harris County, TX
1
Hart County, KY
1
Hockley County, TX
1
Hudspeth County, TX
1
Jack County, TX
1
Jefferson County, KY
1
Kerr County, TX
1
King County, WA
1
Kitsap County, WA
1
Knox County, OH
1
Lamb County, TX
1
Llano County, TX
1
Marion County, MO
1
Mason County, TX
1
Maverick County, TX
1
McCulloch County, TX
1
Mercer County, NJ
1
Middlesex County, MA
1
Mineral County, CO
1
Montague County, TX
1
Montezuma County, CO
1
Oklahoma County, OK
1
Orange County, NY
1
Otero County, NM
1
Parmer County, TX
1
Polk County, TX
1
Potter County, TX
1
Providence County, RI
1
Red River County, TX
1
Riverside County, CA
1
San Bernardino County, CA
1
San Diego County, CA
1
Santa Fe County, NM
1
Schleicher County, TX
1
Scott County, KY
1
Scurry County, TX
1
Shelby County, TX
1
Taos County, NM
1
Titus County, TX
1
Tulare County, CA
1
Upshur County, TX
1
Washington County, VT
1
Westchester County, NY
1
Wheeler County, TX
1
Wilbarger County, TX
1
Wood County, TX
1
Yalobusha County, MS
1
Yuma County, AZ
1