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The Abilene Village in my Heart

Description: Greene presented a lecture for the Abilene Centennial Series on his memories of growing up in Abilene. His talk included stories about Abilene's Carnegie Library, when his grandmother was the librarian; selling newspapers on the Sunshine Special train; and encountering connections to Abilene as far away as New York City.
Date: 1981
Creator: Greene, A. C., 1923-

The Abilene Village in my Heart

Description: Greene presented a lecture for the Abilene Centennial Series on his memories of growing up in Abilene. His talk included stories about Abilene's Carnegie Library, when his grandmother was the librarian; selling newspapers on the Sunshine Special train; and encountering connections to Abilene as far away as New York City.
Date: 1981
Creator: Greene, A. C., 1923-

Abilene Military History: Ft. Phantom, Camp Barkeley, and Dyess Air Force Base

Description: This video recording of the military story of Abilene was presented in three parts. The first part of the story was presented by JerriAlexander, who talked about Fort Phantom Hlll, the 1850s army fort now owned by the Alexander family. Mike Myers, a graduate student in history at Hardin-Simmons University spoke about the World War II installation known as Camp Barkeley. Lt. Pam Fenner introduced and spoke of the history of Dyess Air Force Base, the SAC installation and home of the C-130s and B-1 bombers located in Abilene after the close of Camp Barkeley.
Date: 1981
Creator: Alexander, Jerri