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People With Movie Publicity Wagon

Description: Copy photograph of various advertisements for the John Wayne and Kirk Douglas movie The War Wagon. Three men and one woman stand in front of a poster for the movie, while a fourth man looks out from the wagon behind. The wagon is parked in front of the Jefferson Theater in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Actor in Fight Scene

Description: Copy photograph of John Wayne in a fight scene from the movie The War Wagon. Wayne is striking another man, who appears to be falling to the ground. A woman and man watch from behind.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Ship at Sea

Description: Copy photograph of USS Tracy DD-214 at sea. "214" is painted on the hull of the ship. The USS Tracy was launched in 1919 and commissioned in 1920. She was converted to a high-speed minesweeper in 1937 and re-designated as DM-1.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group of Actors

Description: Copy negative of a picture of the cast of Gunsmoke posed in and in front of a stagecoach, in costume. Atanding in the front row are Milburn Stone as Doc Adams, Amanda Blake as Kitty Russell, and James Arness as Matt Dillon. Inside the stagecoach are Glenn Strange as bartender Sam Noonan, Ken Curtis as Festus Haggen, and Buck Taylor as Newly. There are other partially visible pictures and handwritten notes above and to the left of the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Chamber Banquet at Rose Field House

Description: Copy negative of trucks in front of the Rose Field House. This event was the chamber of commerce banquet in Abilene, Texas. Two men stand next to one of the trucks that has the text "The Independent Eastern Torpedo Co. No 488 GR. WT. 8000" on it. The man on the right has been identified as Charles B. Miller from Abilene, Texas. There is a truck in the background that has the text "The Chemical Process Co." printed on the side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library