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[14th Annual Calvacade of Commerce]

Description: Photograph of the convention floor taken from above at a business and trade exposition. Several booths can be seen in both the center of the room and around the perimeter, and dozens of people can be seen wandering the floor to observe the various displays. A stage can be seen in the background with another booth positioned at its center. Above it hangs a sign with the convention's name.
Date: [1961-03-03..1961-03-05]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Abilene Country Club]

Description: Photograph of the interior lobby of a country club. In the foreground, a long sofa facing three chairs can be seen. A glass coffee table is at the center and an end table with a lamp sits to the right of the sofa. The area is sectioned off by a room partition that wraps behind the sofa and to the right. In the background beyond the partition, multiple plants are placed throughout the room and views of the property can be seen through several tall windows along the back wall.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Abilene Country Club Sitting Area]

Description: Photograph of a sitting area in a country club. Two long couches, a sofa, three chairs, and four end tables can be seen arranged into a square, all facing inward. There are three lamps on three of the end tables, and a glass coffee table sits in front of the couch on the wall to the right. The wall to the right is covered in mirrors, and a circle of metal ceiling lamps hangs above the center of the sitting area. on the left wall, two door frames can be seen, the left most one a large metal door with a small window and the other a set of french doors.
Date: March 15, 1955
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Academic Study Area]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Flawn Academic Center. Several round and rectangular tables can be seen throughout the space with dark and light chairs. On each of the rectangular tables, a different bust can be seen. A wooden partition wall can be seen to the left, and two structural pillars can be seen toward the room's center. Along the back and far left wall, many cabinets full of books can be seen.
Date: [1964-11-20..1964-11-21]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Adams Extract Arrangement]

Description: Photograph of a food arrangement laid out on a table. A casserole dish with tortilla chips and a platter full of what appears to be some type of cake squares can both be seen. A chili powder bottle, vegetables, and corn chips can be seen placed on the table around the two main dishes.
Date: October 20, 1971
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[Aerial of Longhorn Caverns Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to Longhorn Caverns from an aerial point of view. The cavern entrance and roadways leading to it can be seen at bottom center while the surrounding natural landscape stretches out to the horizon. Various small building structures can be seen on the campus of the caver entrance.
Date: January 23, 1953
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Air Conditioned Village Celebration Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of part of the dedication ceremony fro the Air Conditioned Village. In the foreground, dozens of onlookers watch as a photographers snaps a photo of several men in cowboy hats riding on horseback past a covered wagon. In the background, dozens of vehicles can be seen parked on the side of a road and in the field beyond. Many buildings can be seen beyond the cars in the distance.
Date: June 2, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[Air Conditioned Village Ceremony]

Description: Photograph of a ceremony being held for the completion of the Air Conditioned Village construction project. A man in a sheriff's uniform is pointing a gun at a log of melting ice resting on stacks of bricks while two men in suits stand on each side of him. Several other men in casual business attire look on in the background, many under the shade of a building's roof to the left. More men around a vehicle can be seen in the distant background to the right.
Date: June 2, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[Air Conditioned Village Information Center]

Description: Photograph of four men in front of the information center for the completed Air Conditioned Village housing development. two men stand in light colored suits, one stands in slacks, light shirt and tie, while the fourth sits on a short brick wall in slacks, light shirt, and tie. To their right is a large sign with information about the village, its sponsors, and developers, and another person in dark clothing can be partially seen just behind the right if the sign.
Date: June 2, 1954
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[All Faiths Chapel Altar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a steep, A-framed chapel. Rows of wooden pews can be seen with hymn books place in slots attached to the backs and several geometric pendant lights can be seen hanging from above. In the background, the chapel altar can be seen, with two candelabras and a cross resting on it. A piano can also be seen in the background tot he right, and much of the back wall is taken up by a very large, stained glass, window feature.
Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[All Faiths Chapel Entrance]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a chapel with a large, stained glass, window feature. The photo is taken from behind one of the wooden church pews near the chapel's entrance. A wall that consists of wooden, geometric shapes can be seen below the large window. The entrance that can be seen at the center of the wall is a unique half hexagonal shape. Two geometric pendant lights can be seen hanging from the ceiling above.
Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[All Faiths Chapel Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a steep, A-framed chapel. The photo is taken from the front of the church, looking back towards the entrance. Several long, wooden pews can be seen on either side of the chapel aisle, and a massive stained glass, window feature can be seen on the back wall. The roof design includes skylight windows where the to side of the roof are meant to join, which can partially be seen at the top of the photo. The entrance that can be seen in the back ground has an unusual, half hexagonal design.
Date: April 12, 1962
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[American Airlines Office]

Description: Photograph of a split level American Airlines office waiting room with a glass front entrance. Closest to the entrance and to the right, a sofa, chair, coffee table and lamp can be seen sitting below a large, wall-sized map and an American Airlines sign. To left is another coffee table against the wall, below two large, framed art pieces. In the lower level in the background, a magazine rack, a lamp, and plants can be seen, along with another large map and American Airlines sign that mirror the ones in the front.
Date: [1954-02-16, 1954-02-17]
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[American Bank Exterior]

Description: Photograph of a tall, mirrored-window building, that is several stories high. The building stands on the corner of West 6th Street and Colorado Street. An empty intersection can be seen in the foreground and two low, light colored buildings can be seen to the left of the building. A parking lot with several trees can be seen to the right.
Date: June 24, 1978
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[American Cancer Society Conference]

Description: Photograph of a group of attendees for a conference walking around the entrance to a theater lobby. a vehicle can be seen in the fore ground and just in front of the vehicle, a man touches a metal bin as he walks past. Various advertisements can be seen across the top of the theater entrance and a ticket booth can be seen in the right corner in the background.
Date: February 8, 1957
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[American Cancer Society Group Photo]

Description: Photograph of a group photo taken at a panel conference for the American Cancer Society. The group stands in front of a theater concession stand, all dressed in formal attire sand some with cancer ribbon bands around their arms. The stand with a cancer awareness sign laying on the floor in front of the group. Several concessions signs can be seen in the background and a doorway showing a set of carpeted stairs can be seen to the left.
Date: February 7, 1957
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[American Cancer Society Panel]

Description: Photograph of a panel addressing a crowd of people. The panel consists of eight men in suited attire at a table on a theater stage with signs fro the American Cancer Society. The photo is taken from an aisle at the left of the room and the curtains on stage are drawn behind the panel.
Date: February 7, 1957
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Animal Sculpture]

Description: Photograph of a statue of an animal that could be either a mongoose or an otter. The animal is poised on a rock that is also part of the statue figure. The sculpture can be seen resting on a smooth surface, such as a floor or table, with a grassy material in the backdrop.
Date: November 1, 1977
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.

[Apartment Kitchen]

Description: Photograph of a small apartment kitchen area. On the wall to the right, a row of upper cabinets are hung above, and a sink and light colored oven with a pot resting on a burner can be seen in the bottom cabinets. A phone hangs on a door frame in the left foreground. In the background, a bed and window can be seen through an open doorway.
Date: March 21, 1960
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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[Apartment Living Area]

Description: Photograph of an apartment interior with a seating and dining area. To the right, two chairs and a dresser can be seen. The dresser has a group of records placed on its surface. To the left, a couch can be seen against the wall with a single painting hanging above it and a coffee table placed before it in the center of the room. The coffee table is placed on top of a striped rug. In the background, a dining table can be seen with three chairs around it and a patterned wall behind it.
Date: March 21, 1960
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
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