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[Photograph of Boot Making]

Description: Photograph of James Leddy making boots at a booth at the 2003 Western Heritage Day at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Children and adults surround the booth, watching Leddy use his tools. In the background, children play on a field of grass.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Child Roping]

Description: Photographic slide of a child practicing her lassoing skills at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. The child attempts to rope an imitation steer head attached to a hay square. One of the student helpers is shown tying the rope into a lasso.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Cowboy Singer]

Description: Photographic slide of a cowboy singing and playing the guitar at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. The singer, visible from the side, wears a straw cowboy hat, aviator sunglasses, and a denim jacket.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Cowboy Singers]

Description: Photographic slide of Paul Madden, Herb Grover, and Taylor Rankin singing and playing instruments at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. The “Arizona Bill” cannon at Hardin-Simmons University can be seen in the background.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Festival Theater]

Description: Photograph of three Hardin-Simmons University students performing a play on stage at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. The backdrop is of a painted cowboy shooting at a fair game.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Gary Fraser with Children]

Description: Photographic slide of Gary Fraser talking to a group of children at the 2003 Western Heritage Day in Abilene, Texas. Two shovels can be seen stuck in the ground, and Gary has his hand propped on one of the handles.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of James Leddy with Children]

Description: Photographic slide of James Leddy, wearing a denim shirt and a cowboy hat, instructing children in the art of boot making at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. The children gather around Leddy in a semi-circle as he speaks to them.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Paul Madden Singing]

Description: Photographic slide of cowboy singer, Paul Madden, playing the guitar and singing into a microphone at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. He wears a brown cowboy hat and a denim jacket. Several large trees can be seen in the background.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Play at Western Heritage Day]

Description: Photographic slide of a man and a woman performing outside at the 2003 Western Heritage Day. The woman holds a toy shotgun and points it off into the distance while the man holds his hands up.
Date: 2003
Creator: Diekel, Tom
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Brush Arbor Preaching]

Description: Photographic slide of young students in matching red tee shirts sitting under a brush arbor at Western Heritage Day in 2004. A woman, holding her arms out, performs in front of the children, who watch attentively.
Date: 2004
Creator: Fink, Larry
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Chicken Dance]

Description: Photographic slide of children and adults participating in the “Chicken Dance” at Western Heritage Day in 2004. All of the dancers can be seen holding hands and walking in a circle. One of the women has been identified as Stacey Collins.
Date: 2004
Creator: Fink, Larry
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Line for Beans and Biscuits]

Description: Photographic slide of Teresa Ellis, Sherri Collins, and Renee Collins passing out beans and biscuits to children at the 2004 Western Heritage Day. Napkins, squirt bottles of barbecue sauce, and a large pot of cooked beans are laid out on the table from which the women serve the food. A large crowd of adults and children, waiting to be served, can be seen in the background.
Date: 2004
Creator: Fink, Larry
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Pitching Washers]

Description: Photographic slide of children participating in a lawn game of pitching washers toward several boxes at the 2004 Western Heritage Day. The Hardin-Simmons University Richardson Library (left) and lines of children walking from the building can be seen in the background.
Date: 2004
Creator: Fink, Larry
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Story Telling]

Description: Photographic slide of a woman reading aloud from an alphabet book to a group of children at the 2004 Western Heritage Day. She speaks into a microphone and holds the book out so the children can see the pictures. Potato sacks can be seen handing from a fence in the background.
Date: 2004
Creator: Fink, Larry
Item Type: Photograph