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Portrait of Children #1

Description: Copy negative of an artist's portrait of Clara Ann Hefner and Katie Syrena Hefner as toddlers sitting in chairs.
Date: 1870~

Portrait of Children #2

Description: Copy negative of an artist's portrait of Clara Ann Hefner and Katie Syrena Hefner as toddlers sitting in chairs.
Date: 1870~

Music Band

Description: Copy negative of the Abilene Town Band of the 1880s. The men are sitting and standing, holding their instruments. From left to right they are T. A. Lipps, Pete Kauffman, Adolph Heyck, Dave Kauffman, J. T. Tarpley, Will Woodward, Turner Lesslie, and Wilson. Printed below is a paragraph about the band.
Date: 1880~

Music Band

Description: Copy negative of the Abilene Town Band of the 1880s. The men are sitting and standing, holding their instruments. From left to right they are T. A. Lipps, Pete Kauffman, Adolph Heyck, Dave Kauffman, J. T. Tarpley, Will Woodward, Turner Lesslie, and Wilson. Printed below is a paragraph about the band.
Date: 1880~

People on Front Porch

Description: Copy negative of R. H. Parker and family standing on the porch of a large two story house at S. 2nd St. and Butternut in Abilene in the late 1880's. There is a fence in front and other buildings in the background.
Date: 1880~

Street Scene #1

Description: Copy negative of downtown Abilene in the 1880s. There are buildings along the street, signs, men, horses, buggies, and wagons.
Date: 1880~

Street Scene #2

Description: Copy negative of downtown Abilene in the 1880s. There are buildings along the street, signs, men, horses, buggies, and wagons.
Date: 1880~

Wedding Portrait

Description: Copy negative of a wedding portrait of Sallie Parker Willis and Thomas Middlebrook Willis believed to be taken in Abilene, Texas. The photograph was either taken the day of the wedding or the day after. He is sitting in a chair on the right holding a hat, and she is standing behind him on the left holding her hat. They are in front of a studio background with columns. An official Texas historical marker was placed at Thomas Middlebrook Willis' grave in 2009 at the Masonic Cemetery of Abilene, TX. The historical marker states that after graduating from the Law School of Cumberland University in Lebanon, Tennessee, T.M. Willis moved to Abilene and established a practice. In 1886 he married Abilene resident Sallie Parker at the First Presbyterian Church of Abilene and the couple had eight children. Willis was elected City Attorney and later served as City Judge.
Date: 1886

Exterior of School

Description: Copy negative of a school building in Eolian, Texas. The wooden building is two story with windows.
Date: 1890~

Portrait of Couple

Description: Copy negative of an artist's portrait of Joe Baxter Wear and Hattie Susan Wear made near Graham, Texas in the 1890's.
Date: 1890~

Portrait of Couple

Description: Copy negative of a wedding portrait of Joe Baxter Wear and Hattie Hefner Wear in the 1890's in Young County, Texas. The photograph was taken by Goben-Caldwell of Henrietta, Texas.
Date: 1890~

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Reverend James B. Simmons with a beard, wearing a suit.
Date: 1890~

Portrait of Man

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Walter Miller sitting in a chair, wearing a suit, taken by M. L. Sanders.
Date: 1890~

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of a woman standing behind a chair. She was one of S. S. Cook's neighbors in Stephens County, Texas.
Date: 1890~

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Emma Harvey Miller wearing a light colored blouse, taken by M. L. Sanders.
Date: 1890~

[Photograph of College Hack]

Description: Photograph of several female Simmons University students sitting in the college hack. Note on the back of the photo reads, “This picture of the college Hack was made during 1905-06 term -- Left to right - in Hack Picture - On back step Mabel Wylie 1904-10 -- Kitty Cowden 1904-07 -- Chloe McBride 1905-1912 -- Grace Rains 1905-1906 -- Virginia Guitar 1903-1909 -- Myrtle Trantham 1905-1908 -- Para Melinda Robinson 1902-1905 -- Carrie Miller 1903-1910 standing -- This Kodak picture made by Mary Paxton evidently in the year 1905-06 - ___ information, as to college attendance of each occupant - furnished by Randy Armstrong Publications Director of HSU - about 1891."
Date: 1891~
Creator: Paxton, Mary
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[Photograph of Mother Holding Rupert Richardson]

Description: Photograph of Rupert N. Richardson Jr. (1943-1953) as an infant in the arms of his mother. She sits on a wooden bench set on rocker legs that is in the front lawn of a house.
Date: [1891..1921]

[Photograph of Old Main Building]

Description: Photograph of the Old Main building at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, which was erected in 1891 and then remodeled into the Simmons Science Hall in 1918. The brick building is three stories, with a bell tower, and several dormers and chimneys. A person can be seen standing on the steps of the right entrance door.
Date: [1891..1918]

[Photograph of Old Main Building]

Description: Photograph of the Old Main building at Simmons College (science hall) in Abilene, Texas. Typed note in the bottom margin reads, "Completed in 1892."
Date: 1891

[Photograph of Old Main Building Construction]

Description: Photograph of the old Main Building during construction at Simmons College. Note on the back of the photo reads, “Hardin Simmons College under construction -- Abilene, Tex -- Old Main.”
Date: 1891?

[Portrait of Pauline Richardson]

Description: Portrait of Pauline Richardson, visible from the shoulders up, wearing a light-colored dress with transparent cut-outs. She is turned to the side, and her hair is gathered into a bun at the base of her neck.
Date: [1891..1921]

[Architectural Rendering of Old Main Building]

Description: Architectural rendering of the Old Main at Abilene Baptist College in Abilene, Texas. The first, second, and third floor plans have been included along the top. The architect has been named in the lower-right corner of the frame.
Date: May 4, 1891