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Aerial View of Military Base

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Kelly Field, Texas. Planes, buildings, and roads are visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "15 Kelly Field, Texas Looking from East (0-467G-22)(10-23-25A)(20-200)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Airplane

Description: 1 copy negative of a Pioneer Airlines aircraft. The plane is shown on the ground and there are airline personnel near the bottom of the aircraft.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bi-Plane Nicknamed "Boston"

Description: Copy negative of a bi-plane parked on grass identified with the nickname "Boston." There is one man near the plane looking towards it, and a group of men further away from the plane. In the background, there are buildings. Text at the bottom of the photo says "36 World Flight at Kelly Field, Texas Ship 'Boston' 1925."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Bombing Formation

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of five bi-planes flying in bombing formation. A view of the ground is visible. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "Go-Bombing Formation. (0-462d-22)(May-1926).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children with Goat Cart

Description: Copy negative of two images. The photograph on the left shows young boys, two in suits, posing with a teddy bear. Printed at the bottom of the frame is, "Forrest Studio, Inc. 209 Alamo Plaza. San Antonio, Texas." The photograph on the right shows two young boys sitting in a cart pulled by goats. On the cart is "Brownsville, 1926".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Four Students in Uniform by Window

Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band trip to the San José Mission in San Antonio. Four students stand next to the famous Rose Window, said to be carved by Pedro Huizar. All people are wearing the McMurry College Band uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men's Group by Air Force Plane

Description: Copy negative of a group of 17 servicemen and Abilene businessmen standing in front of a C 47 at Randolph Air Force Base in San Antonio, Texas taken on May 8, 1947. Oliver Howard and Wally Akin are in the group. There is a handwritten note under the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Parade Float

Description: Copy negative of a parade float at Kelly Field, Texas. There is a model airplane covered in flowers on top of the float, which is also covered in flowers. Text on the float says "Kelly Field;" there is also an emblem made in flowers on the front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Two Men and Three Women at Window

Description: Copy negative of the McMurry Band trip to the San José Mission in San Antonio. Five people stand next to the famous Rose Window, said to be carved by Pedro Huizar. All people are wearing the traditional McMurry college band sweater.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library