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Abilene Boys Ranch #2

Description: 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 sit toward the back of the classroom. A bus can be seen through the window. A sign on the bus says, "Buy Mead's."
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Groundbreaking for Evangelical Methodist #2

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 of workers loading a large cotton baler at a compressor in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #5

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.
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 men on a platform building a brick wall next to a metal frame. Below the platform, there are bricks and rubble.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #2

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. There are power lines on the right and a Plymouth sign on the left.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cancer Kick - Off at Windsor Hotel

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Charles Cockrell standing behind a podium at the Cancer Kick-Off in the Windsor Hotel. The man is holding a sign that says "Give A Texan's Share Texas Goal 1,000,000...Cancer's 10-Year Toll Rises But Cures Also Increase." The podium is sitting on a table with dinnerware on it; two men are also sitting at the table in the background.
Date: 1956
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

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy negative of Lyndon B. Johnson, Lady Bird Johnson, and another man standing in front of an airplane in Abilene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lyndon B. Johnson Day in Abilene

Description: Copy negative of three women at Lyndon B. Johnson Day. The woman in the center is Lady Bird Johnson. They are standing in a room; in the background, there is a table, chair, painting, fireplace, mirror, and door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Judge Black and Juror

Description: Photograph of Judge Black sitting at a desk and speaking to a juror. The judge is wearing a suit and tie and the juror, an African American woman, is wearing a hat and dress. There is a calendar on the wall behind the desk.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Judge Black and Juror

Description: Photograph of Judge Black speaking with a juror. The judge is wearing a suit and tie and the juror, an African American woman, is wearing a light-colored blazer and skirt and a hat. There is a calendar on the wall behind the judge's desk.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People on Steps of Cowden Hall

Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing on the steps outside Cowden Hall at Simmons College. Among them is R. B. Hood.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People on Steps of Cowden Hall

Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing on the steps outside Cowden Hall at Simmons College. Among them is R. B. Hood. One child is standing on a rail.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of a small airplane inside an airplane hanger at Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of three men in suits and two women in dresses standing in front of an airplane at the Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of two men standing in front of an airplane hanger full of airplanes. On top of the hanger are the words, "Abilene Aviation Co."
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of two men in suits shaking hands in front of a small airplane at the Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of Mike Ramsey standing on a small airplane at the Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph a small plane inside a hanger at the Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas. There is a bouquet of flowers in front of the plane.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of a small airplane at the Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas. On either side of the plane are two large bouquets of flowers.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of a man in a hat standing in front of a Stinson 108 at the Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Jack Hughes Airport

Description: Photograph of a Stinson 108 in front of an airplane hanger at Jack Hughes Airport in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library