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[Lectureship Portraits]

Description: Ten portraits of the 1919 lectureship speakers at Abilene Christian University. Top row, left to right: H. E. Speck, F. L. Rowe, G. A. Klingman, G. Dallas Smith, and John Straiton. Bottom row, left to right: Batsell Baxter, Cleo Wallace, G. H. P. Showalter, F. B. Shepherd, and J. U. Yarbrough.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Lucille Harrell]

Description: Portrait of Lucille Harrell, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a dark-colored dress with a broad, decorative collar, trimmed in lace.
Date: [1917..1918]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Students in Art Studio]

Description: Photograph from the 1917 Prickly Pear yearbook of three Abilene Christian College students at work in the art studio. An instructor can be seen looks over the shoulder of one of the students to evaluate her work.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard of the Administration Building]

Description: Postcard of the Administration Building (on the old campus) with, "Christian College, Abilene, Texas" on the front. There is a green Benjamin Franklin 1 cent stamp on the back with, "With love and good wishes from me and mine to you and yours. Hope your work is fine and that you are all well and happy for Christmas, J. P. Sewell. Abilene." Addressed to W.P. Skaggs, Vernon, TX.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Photograph of Stadium Stands]

Description: Photograph of the Abilene Christian College stadium at the old campus on South 1st. A women in a dress can be seen standing at the bottom of the wooden stands.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Soldiers]

Description: Photograph of six soldiers in uniform standing next to the corner of a brick building, three of them talking with each other.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Three Portraits of Two Men and One Woman]

Description: Cardboard album page with three photographs (clockwise): one with a man standing in front of a brick building in a suit, wearing a hat; the other of a man in a darker tweed suit; and one of a woman in front of a tree wearing a white dress and tights with a dark hat.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Group Photograph in Front of House]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting in a chair, surrounded by four women dressed in white. The long exposure time has resulted in one women to be severally faded. A house with a fence can be seen in the background.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Man with Rifle]

Description: Faded photograph of a young man in a suit and bow tie holding a rifle against his shoulder next to a square object in front of a grove of trees.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Football Team]

Description: Group photograph of the BHS football team in 1912. There are fifteen young men in the photo wearing various football gear and sweaters, some with "B" stitched on the front.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

[Postcard of Administration Building]

Description: Postcard of the Administration Building (on the old campus) with, "Christian College, Abilene, Texas" on the front. There is a green Benjamin Franklin 1 cent stamp on the back with, "With love and good wishes from me and mine to you and yours. Hope your work is fine and that you are all well and happy for Christmas, J. P. Sewell. Abilene." Addressed to W.P. Skaggs, Vernon, Texas.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Postcard

[Portrait of Vera Campbell]

Description: Portrait of Vera Campbell, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a light-colored dress with a v-neck collar. Handwritten note on the cardboard frame reads, "Vera Campbell 1917-18."
Date: [1917..1918]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Women in Garden]

Description: Group photograph of five young women sitting in a garden on a bench wearing large hats: Mary Ann Baxter, Ethelyne Coffee, Jessie Bouchett, Winnie Callaway, and Eva Smith. The summer of 1914 at Lorraine.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Woman in Crowd]

Description: Photograph of a woman with a lighter-colored jacket looking at the camera while men and women in dark dress stand behind her talking to one another in a dirt road. Note on the back of photograph reads, "A good date - Go [?] in a group on Sunday afternoon, 1918 or 1919. Happy Rambo entertaining Inez Norton. I'm sorry to be in between and may I say not at my best. Give this to Inez if she would like to have it. I think modern photography can blank me out somehow and just show Inez and Happy. M.K.W."
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Man in Wheelbarrow]

Description: Album page of two photographs. The photograph on the top is of a man dressed in a suit standing in a wooden wheelbarrow. The photograph on the bottom is severally torn but appears to show a man standing in front of a truck.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of a Man and a Woman]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman standing in a field of trees, cut into an oval shape. The man is wearing a light-colored suit and a bow tie, and the woman is in a white dress, holding a dark hat by her side.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph

[Two Photographs of Two Men and a Soldier]

Description: Album page of two photographs. The photograph on the top shows two young men standing in front of a building and a tree, one with something on his shoulder. Both men are wearing hats. The other photo is of a soldier standing at the corner outside a building with a woman walking by.
Date: [1918..1919]
Item Type: Photograph