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F and M Bank Parking Garage #1

Description: Photograph of the parking garage at F and M Bank. The building has seven above ground levels. There are buildings, a car, and power lines behind it.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Boys Ranch

Description: Photograph of a group of boys at the Abilene Boys Ranch. The boys are standing in two rows in a mostly empty room. The younger boys stand in the first row.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Building and Wooten Hotel #3

Description: Photograph of Wooten Hotel and the West Texas Utilities building in Abilene at night, viewed from across the street. There are lights, signs, and cars parked on the street.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Diamond Jubilee at Abilene High School

Description: Photograph of three men standing in front of curtains at the Abilene High School Diamond Jubilee. The man in the center is wearing a suit and glasses and the two other men are pointing to his white beard. The man on the right is wearing a costume with a large cowboy hat and gun holster.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a building under construction identified as First State Bank on Oak Street. There are several unidentified men working on a wooden platform. The men are building a brick wall next to a metal frame. On the platform, there are tables with mortar, bricks, and rubble. In the background, there is a view of the tops of other buildings; signs on the first building say "Garage" and "Dependable Champion Sp[ark] Plugs." Signs on the further building say "Dependable Champion Spark Plugs" and Barre[tt]'s Parts and Equip[men]t."
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #1

Description: Photograph of the First State Bank on Oak Street in Abilene under construction. The building is viewed from across a street with cars parked in front of it.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #1

Description: Photograph of the exterior view of a building under construction identified as First State Bank on Oak Street. The front exterior of the building is in tact, and the back is a large frame made up of metal beams. Along the edge of the building, there are cars parked. In the front of the building, there is a sign with the visible text "1st State Bank."
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man loading a forklift with compressed cotton in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Boys Ranch

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Abilene Boys Ranch. The building is a one story structure with a screened-in patio. A row of stones lines the perimeter of the yard.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Boys Ranch

Description: Photograph of a group of boys posing in two rows in a room of the Abilene Boys Ranch. The room is mostly empty of furniture. The younger boys stand in the front row and the older, taller boys stand in back.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Groundbreaking for Evangelical Methodist #1

Description: Photograph of six men in front of a stone building at a groundbreaking event for Evangelical Methodist. Two of the men are holding shovels. All six men are wearing suits and ties.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of workers loading a large cotton baler at a compressor in Abilene, Texas. One of the men is shirtless and all are wearing hats.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Diamond Jubilee #1

Description: Photograph of a man in a suit and top hat getting out of a car outside a building. He is carrying a cane. The chauffeur is holding the door open for the man.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Groundbreaking for Evangelical Methodist #2

Description: Photograph of four men and two children at a groundbreaking event for Evangelical Methodist church. One of the men is holding a shovel filled with dirt. The two children are holding dirt from the shovel. Three other men stand behind. In the background is a wall of a stone building.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Boys Ranch #1

Description: Copy photograph of fourteen boys in a classroom with six adults, one of whom is standing at the front of the room at a microphone. The boys are sitting on folding chairs. The other five adults stand toward the back of the classroom. A bus can be seen through the window. A sign on the bus says, "Buy Mead's."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

W. T. U. Power Plant

Description: Photograph of a portion of an electric power plant identified as W. T. U. Power Plant. There are several electric poles with electric wires leading a larger group of wires. One of the poles has a sign that says "Office," with an arrow pointing left. In the background, there is a water tower and trees.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Boys Ranch #2

Description: Copy photograph of an exterior view of Abilene Boys Ranch. The building is a one story structure with a covered porch. The building is surrounded by desert.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man weighing a large barrel of compressed cotton. One man is checking the scale and another is holding the cotton on a dolly.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #1

Description: Photograph of the First State Bank on Oak Street in Abilene under construction. The building is viewed from across a street corner with cars parked around it, and there are and a stop sign and fire hydrant on the corner.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Diamond Jubilee at Abilene High School

Description: Photograph of a group of men and one woman in frontier costume during the Diamond Jubilee at Abilene High School. One man sits in a chair. The man to the right is holding a piece of paper.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Building and Wooten Hotel #2

Description: Photograph of part of the West Texas Utilities Building in Abilene. The WTU sign and a lamppost are lit, and there is another building behind it.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #2

Description: Photograph of the exterior view of a building under construction identified as First State Bank on Oak Street. The front exterior of the building is in tact, and the back is a large frame made up of metal beams. Along the edge of the building, there are cars parked. In the front of the building, there is a sign with the visible text "1st State Bank."
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library