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Building Fire

Description: Copy negative of a building fire. In the picture a large group of people are seen standing around looking at a building in flames with a huge smoke cloud covering the building. The building is believed to be the H.O. Wooten Wholesale Grocer, located on North 1st Street and Walnut in Abilene, TX. There is an automobile on the left of the picture, also there is a building in the background with a sign that reads "T.F. Lockett & CO. Standard Implements Staver Vehicles Newton Wagons"
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Church Exterior

Description: Copy negative of the First Episcopal Church of Eliza, New Jersey, viewed from across a street corner. The church is surrounded by other buildings, and there are signs, cars, streetlamps, and people on the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Street Scene

Description: Copy negative of the shopping strip of Putnam, TX. There are several black cars parked along the streets and one drives down the street. G. P. Groceries is a visible store along the strip.
Date: unknown
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
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
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Rodeo, Calf Roping, Cowboy

Description: Copy negative of calf roping at the Texas Cowboy Reunion arena and rodeo in Stamford, Texas. A man is tying a roped calf as his pinto horse waits. Other men on horseback are in the arena. A crowd watches from covered stands.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wedding Pictures

Description: Copy negative of Lillian Hardt McNeil and John McNeil at their wedding, standing on the steps of the Methodist Church beside a stone wall and windows in front of a door with a child and another woman behind them.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wedding Pictures

Description: Copy negative of the wedding of Lillian Hardt and John McNeil at the Methodist Church in Rankin, Texas. The bride is walking down the aisle with a man, and guests are sitting in pews on each side.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Christmas Parade

Description: Photograph of a Christmas parade float. The float consists of a woman dressed as an angel, and two men dressed as shepherds. There are two artificial sheep beside on of the men. On the back of the float, a sign says "Desk & Derrick Club. Sponsored by Miami Operating Co." Text on the side of the float says "I Bring You Good Tidings of Great Joy." In the background, there is a crowd of people watching the float.
Date: 1953
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Nurse

Description: Copy negative of Thelma Graves as a Red Cross nurse standing by a column on a porch with houses on the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mr. and Mrs. Omar Burleson at Banquet

Description: Photograph of the Burlesons at a banquet in honor of Cong. Omar Burleson's 10th anniversary serving as Congressman of the 17th District of Texas. They are each holding a new watch, still in its box. A bouquet of roses is on the table in front of them. An American flag hangs on the back all with a welcome sign. A group of people is also gathered behind the couple.
Date: 1957
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Democratic Convention

Description: Photograph of people at the Democratic Convention at Abilene Municipal Airport. Men in suits are standing on the tarmac near an airplane, talking. The man in the center is Lyndon B. Johnson.
Date: 1956
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men by Car

Description: Copy negative of three men standing beside a car parked by a house. The man in the middle is Roy Campbell Barton, and Barton is written on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Mrs. Ruth Burleson at Omar Burleson Banquet

Description: Photograph of men and a woman at a banquet for Omar Burleson. Mrs. Ruth Burleson is speaking at the podium. Men are sitting at the adjacent table with food and drinks. One is standing on the right. There are flowers, a flag, and a banner reading, "Cisco Texas 17th Congressional District Welcomes The Burlesons."
Date: 1957
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library