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Four People on a Bench

Description: Copy negative of one young woman and three young men seated on a bench at the Buffalo Gap Presbyterian Encampment. One young man is holding a mandolin. In the background are tall trees and cabins.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group of Four People

Description: Copy negative of two young women and two young men at the Buffalo Gap Presbyterian Encampment. The women are wearing dresses and the men are wearing button-up shirts. Three of them have their arms linked and are smiling.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

City Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas parade float identified as "Silver Bells." The float is decorated to simulate snow on the top of it; there is a paper cone structure with tinsel on the back-top of the float. A rope of tinsel attached to the cone structure is also attached to a fake reindeer at the front-top of the float. Beside the reindeer, there is an unidentified woman sitting and waving. On the front-bottom of the float, there is a "K" in a circle emblem. In the background, there are people in front of buildings watching the float.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

City Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas parade float for Desk and Derrick. The float consists of three unidentified people dressed as angels, one is holding a horn and is wearing wings. They are facing towards a wooden structure in the back of the float, where an unidentified woman is kneeling down over a baby in a wooden cradle. Text on the front of the float says "Desk and Derrick," and text on the side of the float says "O Holy Night." In the background, there are people standing in front of buildings watching the float.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man Under Shed

Description: Copy negative of a man wearing a tie and glasses, walking under a gazebo at the Buffalo Gap Presbyterian Encampment. There are girls sitting on benches under the structure behind him.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mack Eplen's Restaurant

Description: Photograph of Mac Eplen's Restaurant on Hickory Street. The brick building has a sign on top and a parking lot around it. There are other buildings and signs in the background and a shadow of the photographer.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

City Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of the N. C. O. Wives Club at a City Christmas Parade in Abilene. There are several people on the float dressed in biblical costumes. There are people gathered on the sidewalks watching the parade in front of Waddington's store.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Native

Description: Copy negative of an island man wearing a headdress, sarong, and necklace, playing a type of drum in front of a grass hut.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

City Cab Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of two children helping at a City Cab polio benefit drive. They are standing on chairs drawing attention to a display for the benefit while other people wait in the room.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Heart Screening - KRBC TV and KWKE

Description: Photograph of Dr. Adamson and nurses doing heart screenings for patients on KRBC TV and KWKE. The nurses are standing around the patients sitting in chairs. Dr. Adamson is kneeling in front of the patient. There are other items and supplies in the room.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library