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Two Men in Aviator Clothing by Bi Plane

Description: Copy negative of two men posing in front of a bi-plane. The men are both wearing flying outfits with tall boots and short belted trench coats. They have flying goggles on their heads. The man on the right is standing with his hands on his hips. Mountains are visible in the distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man with Dog and Fishing Pole

Description: Copy negative of a man and a dog on the grassy shore of a lake. The man is wearing a vest, cap, and tall boots and holding a fishing pole in one hand. He is holding the right paw of a dark-colored dog in this other hand. They are on the grassy shore in front of a body of water. A tree is behind them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Lake in a Canyon

Description: Copy negative of two images in a 2x1 grid. The top image shows one bank of a canyon with a lake in it. The bottom image has a rock and plants in the foreground, on one bank of a river or lake. The other side of the canyon is visible in the background. The images were taken in an unknown part of Utah or Wyoming.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man; Woman in Tree

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is of a man standing on a boardwalk in front of a wooden structure with a sign behind him that says "shower." The second is of a woman wearing a coat a skirt sitting in a tree in front of a waterway.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men on Horses in Front of House

Description: Copy negative of several men with horses standing in front of a log cabin. Three men are sitting on horses, and at least one man is standing next to a horse. The cabin is made up of two joined buildings, each with a door on the front. The building on the right has a taller roof, two windows in front, and a chimney. Farm tools and other miscellaneous items are piled beside or leanining against the side of the building on the left. Behind the cabin are hills in the distance.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Four Men with Poles Outside by Building

Description: Copy negative of four men roughhousing outside of a building, three of which are standing with poles and one is lying on the ground. Two men have their poles slanted towards the man on the ground and the third man is smoking a pipe looking into the camera while stepping on the man on the ground.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Geological Formations

Description: Copy negative of a geological formation in Wyoming or Utah. The image features the rocky ridge and slopes of a canyon or mountain. The original photograph was taken for the purposes of oil exploration and survey.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Aerial View: Canyon; Aerial View

Description: Copy negative of two aerial landscape images. The top image shows the rocky cliffs of a canyon. The bottom image appears to be taken out of the window of an airplane. Outside the window are snow-capped mountains viewed across a landscape of plains and mountains. A few clouds are visible in the sky.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Four People Outside in Snow; Group of People Outside in Snow by Stream; Five Men Outside; Group of Men Outside Carrying Bags

Description: Copy negative of four pictures. The first is of a group of people walking in the snow with a mountain behind them. The second is of a group of people in the snow by a stream with mountains in the background. The third is of five people standing facing the opposite direction looking over the edge of something with trees in the background. The fourth is of a group of people outside walking away carrying bags.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library