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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

Diamond Jubilee at Abilene High School

Description: Photograph of Charles Cockrell speaking in a packed auditorium at the Abilene High School Diamond Jubilee. Seated on the stage behind Mr. Cockrell is a line of people dressed in old western costumes.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

First State Bank Under Construction #6

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

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man looking up at a large bale of cotton hanging from a hook at a compress in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Building and Wooten Hotel #1

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

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
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library