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Abilene State School #2

Description: Photograph of an unidentified woman in a dress sitting at a desk. She is holding a pen in one hand. On the desk, there are various papers and a telephone. In the background, there is a pencil sharpener and door.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Sands Hotel Restaurant

Description: Photograph of an interior view of the Sands Hotel Restaurant. There are tables and chairs with four places set. In the background, there is a wall with a decoration consisting of a fishnet and driftwood.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Miami Operating Co.

Description: Photograph of the Miami Operating Company shop in Abilene. The business is between other stores in a building with a sidewalk in front of it. The picture is taken from the street.
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Opening of New Chamber of Commerce Building

Description: Photograph of the opening of the new Chamber of Commerce building. There is a group of men and women standing in a line. At the front of the line, there is a man signing a book on a table, and a woman looking at a piece of paper in her hand. On the table, there is a bouquet of flowers, ashtrays, and a podium. The podium has a sign that says "Abilene Chamber of Commerce." Beside the table, there is a sign on a stand that says "Increase Support for Abilene Colleges and University Support Abilene Medical Agencies Study State and National Affairs More... Publicity for Abilene." In the background, there is a doorway with people lined up through it.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Building's Exterior

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of an unidentified building. There are two flowerbeds connected to the building, with a door in the center of them. Further out, there is a flowerbed with a tree in it. In the background, there is a set of table and chairs.
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Doctor Fox's Office

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as Doctor Fox's office. In the corner of the building, there is a flowerbed with shrubbery in it. On the side of the building, there is a diamond pattern made in the bricks. In the window, there is a sign that says "M. N. Benson."
Date: 1959
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Chamber Banquet at Rose Field House

Description: Photograph of a Chamber of Commerce Banquet at the Rose Field House at HSU. A group of men, women, and a girl are standing together, dressed up. One of the men is holding a plaque. There are long dinner tables and other people behind them.
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Safeway Grocery Store Display #2

Description: Photograph of a Safeway Grocery Store display. The display consists of two football player figures on top of a produce shelf; the figures are set up under a miniature goal post. A sign towards the left says "Abilene Eagles Shoot for Another State Championship. Safeway is Shooting for More Satisfied Customers." There are also balloons in the display. In the background, there is text on the wall that says "Your Garden Room Safeway Produce."
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Safeway Grocery Store Display #1

Description: Photograph of a Safeway Grocery Store display. The display consists of two football player figures on top of a produce shelf; the figures are set up under a miniature goal post. A sign towards the left says "Abilene Eagles Shoot for Another State Championship. Safeway is Shooting for More Satisfied Customers." There are also balloons in the display. In the background, there is text on the wall that says "Your Garden Room Safeway Produce."
Date: 1958
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library