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Portrait of Couple

Description: Copy negative of Reverend Isaiah Luther Hicks and Ida Melissa Crow Hicks. He is wearing a dark jacket and she a light-colored blouse. Written on the top of the image is, "Rev. Isaiah and Ida Hicks".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Music Band

Description: Copy negative of the Old Gray Mare Band posing in front of the Carnegie Library in Brownwood, Texas. The members are all wearing band uniforms with hats and posing with instruments. Three drums are situated on the ground in front of the band.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of two pictures of a house in Brownwood, Texas. In the first, four young men and a small boy are standing in the yard in front of the house with two other houses in the background. The second picture shows the front and right side of the house with people on the porch.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Baseball Team

Description: Copy negative of a portrait showing the Howard Payne College baseball team. There are ten boys wearing baseball uniforms and posed in two rows with various pieces of equipment. A man in a suit stands with the team, to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Music Group

Description: Copy photograph of a Howard Payne College band posing on the steps of a building with their instruments. The band, all men, pose in three rows, and all wear suits and hats. To their right is a man in uniform.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Music Group

Description: Copy photograph of a Howard Payne College band posing in two rows with their instruments. In the first row, five women and one man sit with their instruments. In the second row, seven men stand with their instruments.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exteriors

Description: Copy photograph of two images. The first image, a postcard for Brownwood, Texas, is split into three smaller images. The left image is of Daniel Baker College, a three storey stone building. The center image shows a river scene and a child playing in the water. The right image shows Center Avenue, including traffic on the street and several storefronts. The second image shows the Brownwood courthouse, a two-storey stone building surrounded by a wooden fence.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Baseball Team

Description: Copy negative of a group portrait showing the Howard Payne College baseball team. There are eleven boys wearing baseball uniforms and posed in two rows with various pieces of equipment; the boys in the front are sitting in chairs and those in the back row are standing, including a man in a suit at the center of the photograph. They appear to be in front of a backdrop.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Football Team

Description: Copy photograph of the Howard Payne College 1909 football team posing on the field. A man in a suit and hat stands with the team. In the background are houses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portraits of Men

Description: Copy negative of a page of portraits with a handwritten label at the bottom that reads: "Theophilian Literary Society. Howard Payne College. Brownwood, Texas. 1909." There are sixty oval-shaped portraits of young men in suits. The portraits are arranged in six rows on the page and the name of each student is written below (some names are partially or completely illegible).
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Football Team

Description: Copy photograph of the Howard Payne College 1909 football team. The team is seated on the steps of a building and are posed in three rows. In the first row, two men pose lying down with a football. Six men, including a man in a suit, tie and hat, sit in the second row, and five men sit in the third.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Music Group

Description: Copy photograph of a Howard Payne College band posing with their instruments in three rows. Three women and four men stand in the back row, two women and one man sit in chairs in the second row, and four men and one child sit in the first. To their right is a drum with "Howard Payne College 1906" written on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portraits of Women

Description: Copy photograph of a page from a Howard Payne College yearbook displaying the portraits of the forty-six women that make up the JSH Literary Society. The letters "JSH" appear in the middle of the page, and the "S" is backward.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Road

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Camp Bowie in Texas. There is a road, and there are buildings on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View of Road

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of Camp Bowie in Texas. There are fields and roads with cars.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Planes on Airfield

Description: Copy negative of airplanes in a field. They are located at Camp Bowie and are surrounded by landscape and brush. There is an airplane hanger in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Road by Watertower

Description: Copy negative of a road and water tower at Camp Bowie. There are two cars on the road and several in a parking lot.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Parked Cars

Description: Copy negative of cars parked by a muddy road at Camp Bowie. There are two people standing on the left and power lines in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cars by Tents

Description: Copy negative of cars parked in a dirt lot. Wires from electricity poles hang above the cars. In the background there are barracks and tents. The car lot is located in Camp Bowie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tower Construction

Description: Copy negative of a tower under construction at Camp Bowie. The tower frame is beside a road, and there are four men at the base working on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Exterior Building

Description: Copy negative of two buildings. The barracks are located in Camp Bowie. Camp Bowie, located at Brownwood in Central Texas, was a military training center during World War II. It was established in September 1940 as an infantry and artillery training center. The sign on the front of the first building has the text "Engineer" printed on it and hangs next to the door. The barracks are lifted off of the ground and appear to be made of wood.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Workers Laying Cement

Description: Copy negative of a group of men pouring concrete at Camp Bowie. There are men spreading concrete coming down a chute with shovels. More men are hauling the concrete on a platform and doing other tasks.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Workers Laying Cement

Description: Copy negative of a group of men working at Camp Bowie. They are preparing to pour concrete, and there are buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Workers in Hole

Description: Copy negative of a group of six men wearing hats working in a hole below a wooden beam at Camp Bowie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library