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[Abilene Hall Construction]

Description: Photograph of the construction of Abilene Hall after the fire that burned down the original building. Workmen can be seen constructing the scaffolding for the walls of the second story.
Date: Autumn 1948
Item Type: Photograph
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[Abilene Hall Demolition]

Description: Photograph of the demolition of the old Abilene Hall after the fire that damaged the building. A man can be seen standing on rubble next to a truck with piles of bricks in the foreground.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
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[Abilene Hall Fire]

Description: Photograph of firefighters attempting to control the fire at Old Abilene Hall, showing groups of firemen pointing hoses at the second-story windows. A group of helpful students carrying rubble in a wheelbarrow can be seen going down the front entrance steps.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
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[Abilene Hall Fire]

Description: Photograph of the Old Abilene Hall on fire, showing a large plume of smoke emanating from the roof of the building. A large crowd of people has gathered on the side of the building to watch the fire.
Date: 1947
Item Type: Photograph
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[Aerial Photograph of Hardin-Simmons University]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University campus looking north with the Sandefer Memorial, Anderson Hall, and Compere Hall in the center of the frame. Portions of the campus, such as Hunter Hall, are not shown within the frame of the photo.
Date: [1947..1976]
Item Type: Photograph

[Aerial Photograph of Hardin-Simmons University]

Description: Aerial photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University campus looking northwest with the Sandefer Memorial, Abilene Hall, and Marston Gym in the center of the frame. The existence of Rose Field House and the absence of the Benhrens Chapel indicate this photo was taken between 1947 and 1961.
Date: [1947..1961]
Item Type: Photograph

[Aileen Culpepper at Cannon]

Description: Photograph of Aileen Culpepper sitting on the stone retaining wall of the "Arizona Bill" Cannon at Hardin-Simmons University. She wears a dark-colored wrap dress with a flower design and a sun hat.
Date: 1945?
Item Type: Photograph

[Aileen Culpepper in Front of Mary Frances Hall]

Description: Photograph of Aileen Culpepper standing in front of Mary Frances Hall at Hardin-Simmons University. She wears a dark-colored skirt and matching vest with a pearl necklace and two dog-shaped pins on the left side of her vest.
Date: 1944
Item Type: Photograph
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[Anna Hall]

Description: Photograph of Anna Hall, the campus student center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. An awning that extends from the front entrance door to the sidewalk bears a sign that reads, "Student Center."
Date: [1949..1961]
Item Type: Photograph
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[Anna Hall Interior]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Anna Hall, the campus student center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. A television set can be seen set up in the back corner with couches and chairs surrounding it.
Date: [1949..1961]
Item Type: Photograph

[Anna Hall Student Center]

Description: Photograph of Anna Hall, the campus student center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. An awning that extends from the front entrance door to the sidewalk bears a sign that reads, "H-SU Student Center."
Date: [1949..1961]
Item Type: Photograph
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Anna Hall Student Center, Dining Hall (Bean)

Description: Photograph of the Anna Hall Student Center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Several students can be seen walking down the steps of a white building with a sign that reads, "Building Fund Campaign."
Date: [1949..1961]
Item Type: Photograph
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[Anna Hall Student Center Interior]

Description: Photograph of a large hole in the ceiling of the Anna Hall Student Center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Anna Hall was remodeled into a student center in 1949 and removed in 1961.
Date: [1949..1961]
Item Type: Photograph

Application for Federal Employment

Description: Blank application for federal employment, to be returned to the U.S. Civil Service Commission in Washington D.C.
Date: July 1942
Creator: U.S. Civil Service Commission
Item Type: Text

Application for Federal Employment

Description: Blank application for federal employment, to be returned to the U.S. Civil Service Commission in Washington D.C.
Date: July 1942
Creator: U.S. Civil Service Commission
Item Type: Text

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1940-1941]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1910 to 1941 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The title page of this book includes the membership and officers of the Forum Club and the Art Unit. A note on the Table of Contents page states that the "Clippings not arranged by above contents." The last section of the book included reproductions of paintings from magazines and highlights Mexican Art. The section related to the 6th District includes art related activities and financial reports by Miss A. M. Carpenter.
Date: 1940/1941
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1941-1942]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1941 to 1942 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This year the theme of study was "Art and the Business World." Miss A. M. Carpenter is listed as chairperson for art for the 6th District Federation and chairperson for American Art Week for Abilene. Included in the book are two journals: Federation News (July 1942) and College Art Journal (Vol. 1, No. 2, January 1942). In addition there is a listing of the art programs of the General Federation.
Date: 1941/1942
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member activities supporting the war effort.
Date: 1942/1943
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1943-1944]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1943 to 1944 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for the year was "Book Reviews in Art." Included were clippings and catalogs of the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and clippings about an Annual art and Hobby Show. One section includes clippings about army artists.
Date: 1943/1944
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1944-1945]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1944 to 1945 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The cover of this album is from Federation News, May 1945. Miss A.M. Carpenter is listed as the chairman of the Art Unit. Memorabilia include catalogues and clippings of art shows in Abilene. One exhibit, sponsored jointly by the Abilene Museum of Fine Arts and the United States Marine Corps, was entitled "Combat Art" by Sgt. Sherman Loudermilk. This book contains clippings and postcards about Camp Barkeley, the World War II training camp established outside of Abilene, and the USO activities on Second Street.
Date: 1944/1945
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1945-1946]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1945 to 1946 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for this year was "Art Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow." The Art Unit and Forum officers and program is listed. Museum information includes proposed exhibits.
Date: 1945/1946
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1946-1947]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1946 to 1947 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The study theme for the year was "Art, Sight, and Insight." Events of the Art Unit, Abilene Fine Arts Museum, Creative Arts Club and local schools are included.
Date: 1946/1947
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book