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[Newspaper Article and Letter from Ellouise Cockrell Stevenson to W.J. Bryan - February 24, 1938]

Description: Small newspaper clipping of an article from the Abilene Reporter, speaking of a letter addressed to W.J. Bryan that was found in a building in Nebraska. Also included is a letter from Ellouise Cockrell Stevenson to W.J. Bryan, containing a transcript of an article written by Stevenson's father about the location of the Federal Court in Abilene.
Date: February 24, 1938
Creator: Stevenson, Ellouise Cockrell
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from E.P. Legett to K.B. Legett - April 9, 1934]

Description: Letter from E.P. Legett to K.B. Legett, about another line of Legetts that lives in Canada, and whether or not they are related to one another. Included is a handwritten family genealogy on Rice Hotel stationery.
Date: April 9, 1934
Creator: Legett, E. P.
Item Type: Letter

[Letter from Edward H. Schwab - July 16, 1938]

Description: Letter written by Edward H. Schwab, M.D. to certify that K.B. Legett is healthy and vaccinated. Included is an envelope with a printed return label: "Wagstaff, Harwell, Wagstaff & Douthit Attorneys at Law, Abilene, Texas."
Date: July 16, 1938
Creator: Schwab, Edward H.
Item Type: Letter

[Passport of Kade Bryan Legett]

Description: Passport of Kade Bryan Legett, containing his personal information, a photo, and stamps from several South American countries.
Date: July 23, 1934
Item Type: Text

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1938-1939]

Description: Scrapbook that documents art events over the year with emphasis on local events and those of the Texas Federation of Women’s Clubs Sixth District of which Abilene, Texas, was a part. This scrapbook won first place at the Sixth District Convention. Included are 49 pages of prints purchased from the Metropolitan Museum of Art and made available for ten cents a piece by the American Committee for Art Appreciation. The brochure includes a history of the different painters. These prints were exhibited at the Abilene Chamber of Commerce and at the Abilene Women's Club.
Date: 1938/1939
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1935-1936]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The theme for the Art unit for this year was listed as "Art in Our Daily Lives." This scrapbook contains the bylaws of the Forum Club as well as art unit clippings and a year-end report. Speakers and programs of the Abilene Art League are included in the clippings.
Date: 1935/1936
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Scrapbook, 1936-1956]

Description: Scrapbook containing records relating to the Frances B. Fisk Student Art Loan Fund and the Penny Art Fund. The Penny Art Fund was a fundraiser for art started by the General Federation of Women's Clubs in 1930 and adopted by Texas in 1933. Each club member donated one penny, which the Federation used to buy original art that was to be given to state clubs as prizes for outstanding work in promotion of art. The Fiske Student Loan Fund was a program sponsored by the Sixth District of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs (including Abilene) and contributions were initially used to sponsor students from West Texas to the Art Institute of Chicago.
Date: 1936/1956
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1934-1935]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Miscellaneous Studies in Art." One of the mentioned events was the First Annual Art exhibit of the Forum. Memorabilia from the District Meeting of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs and memos from the Annual Meeting of the Texas Fine Arts organization are included. Several exhibit brochures of events held in Abilene are pasted to the book pages.
Date: 1934/1935
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1939-1940]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1939 to 1940 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. Included in this scrapbook, in addition to clippings about local, district and state news, are pencil sketches of buildings including ones of downtown Abilene, the Texas State Capitol, and the National capitol. Cutouts from Ladies Home Journal are also pasted onto pages of the book.
Date: 1939/1940
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1936-1937]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1936 to 1937 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The program for the year was "Art for the Busy Woman." Meeting minutes, bylaws, and a section on finger painting are a part of this scrapbook. Other club news includes the Abilene Wednesday Club, one of the charter member clubs of the Abilene Federation. Federation teaching tools include a unit on "Famous Cathedrals." A Texas Centennial pamphlet is included in the Texas Federation section along with minutes and National Federation handouts.
Date: 1936/1937
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1937-1938]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1937 to 1938 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook starts with a membership certificate to the Art Unit. Clippings and other documents during this year include minutes and information on the organization of the Abilene Fine Arts Museum and a copy of the constitution for the Fine Arts Association, including the by-laws, and financial records from 1939 to 1956. A collection listing from 1937 to 1957 of the art works purchased or donated to the museum and the prices paid is also in the book. The book also contains draft history of the Fine Arts Museum from 1937 to 1957 and a membership list of the Fine Arts Association and its charter members.
Date: 1937/1938
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1933-1934]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, over the year with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The activities of two Abilene art clubs, the Art Forum and the Abilene Art League are highlighted. The Art Forum theme for the year was "Art in Texas - Art in America." Traveling exhibits shown in Abilene and provided by Texas Fine Arts Association are described.
Date: 1933/1934
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book