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Family Portrait

Description: 1 copy negative of a family portrait. There are three children and an elderly man in the front of the group. The identified people in the photograph are: George L. Paxton, Dan Moody Jr., H.A. Pender, Weaver, Helen Paxton Moore, George L. Paxton Sr., Mattie Warren, Joy Pender Kutik, Hal Pender and Gabriel Burrus Paxton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Community

Description: Copy negative of two postcard pictures. The first is of the Texas State Capitol building in Austin, Texas at nighttime, with a statue, trees, and landscaping in front. The second picture is of a small building in Langtry, Texas with signs reading "Judge Roy Bean," "Notary Public," "Justice of the Peace," "Law West of the Pecos," "Jersey Lilly," and "Ice Beer." There are four men on horseback on the left, one on the right, and four men on the porch. There is a note about Judge Roy Bean at the top of the postcard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People on Building Steps

Description: Copy negative of a City Division Public Speaking State Meet in Austin, Texas. The fourteen young team members are standing on stairs in front of a building with pillars and other people are standing in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People by Governor

Description: Copy negative of a big group of people standing by Dolph Briscoe the governor of Texas at the time the picture was taken. The picture was taken in the governor's office.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a view of the Texas State Capitol Building with cars parked on the street and trees around the area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Women on Lawn

Description: Copy negative of two images. The picture on the left is of two women on a yard wearing dresses. One of them is kneeling down petting a dog. In the background a house is partially visible as well as trees. The image on the right is of a woman wearing a dress with an umbrella. In the background there are bushes and a stone wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portait of Jim Murphy, Sam Bass, and Sebe Barnes

Description: Photograph of Jim Murphy, Sam Bass, and Sebe Barnes with guns. All three of the men are shown wearing hats. There is a caption describing the situation near the bottom of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Couple

Description: Copy negative of John Wagstaff and Pat McDaniel standing together in western clothing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People in Assembly Hall

Description: Copy negative of two pictures taken at the YMCA Area Council at the State Legislature in Austin, Texas. In the first picture, there are men at the front of the Assembly Hall, one speaking behind a podium. There are large flags, paintings, and other decor in the room. The second picture is of a large group of people in a line behind a rail by the room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students at Podium

Description: Copy negative of a group of YMCA youths behind a desk at the Texas state capitol.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students Visiting the State Capitol

Description: Copy negative of a group of students sitting behind desks in what seems to be a classroom. A man in the middle of the room is standing up holding a piece of paper as if he is reading aloud from it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Boys at Podium

Description: Copy negative of four young men at the YMCA Area Council at the State Legislature in Austin, Texas. They are behind a podium in the building with microphones.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Boys on a Podium

Description: Copy negative of four boys from the YMCA visiting the state capitol in Austin.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People on Steps

Description: Copy negative of a scene at the YMCA Area Council at the State Legislature in Austin, Texas. There is a large group of people standing on the steps in front of the capitol building between pillars.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students on a Podium

Description: Copy negative of a group of young students from the YMCA visiting the capitol.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students at the Capitol

Description: Copy negative of a group of YMCA students visiting the state capitol, they are sitting down on chairs behind wooden desks and one of them is standing and it seems he is reading aloud off a paper.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students at Desks

Description: Copy negative of a scene at the YMCA Area Council at the state capitol building in Austin, Texas. Some students are in the state legislature, sitting at the benches in a room with paintings on the wall and decorative architecture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Students on a Podium

Description: Copy negative of a group of students on a podium seemingly giving a speech at the state legislature in Austin, 1948.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People at Luncheon

Description: Copy negative of Elwin Skiles and Rupert Richardson sitting down at a luncheon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man and Woman With Military Honor Guard

Description: Copy photograph of Texas Governor William Perry "Bill" Clements, Jr. with his wife Rita Clements and a military honor guard. The honor guard is making a walkway with their sabers, under which the Governor and his wife are walking. Mrs. Clements is holding a bouquet of flowers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rupert N. Richardson Recognition Ceremony

Description: Copy negative of a group of people at the Rupert N. Richardson Recognition Ceremony. Two men and a woman are in the foreground, and a man and a woman can be seen behind the first man; four people are identified as Elwin Skiles, Ire Allison, Truitt Latimer, and Katharyn Duff. In the background, there is an archway and a woman walking.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group at Capital

Description: Copy negative of a group standing at the capitol in Austin, Texas. Identified people are Gary Thompson, B. W. Aston, and Bill Clayton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Alamo

Description: Copy negative of the front of the Alamo with a Texas flag flying on the left, a courtyard in front, and a family standing by the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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