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Air Base Water Pump

Description: Photograph of an air base water pump pumping flood water in Abilene. There is a pipe spewing water in the front and a hose and pump in the back. There is a car in the background.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Anna Hall Interior]

Description: Photograph of student studying on couches and chairs in the newly remodeled Anna Hall Student Center at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

[Art Forum Pressbook, 1950-1951]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1950 to 1951 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. The Art Unit won first place for art appreciation in a Texas Federation statewide context. Many of the clippings highlight the third place win of the 1950 record book.
Date: 1950/1951
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

[Art Forum Record Book, 1950]

Description: Record book highlighting the activities of American Art Week in communities throughout Texas, with an emphasis on Abilene, in 1950. Includes newspaper clippings, photographs, and memorabilia documenting statewide activities promoted by different clubs.
Date: 1950
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Item Type: Book

The Corral, January 1950

Description: The Corral literary magazine of Hardin-Simmons University includes editorials and notes regarding societies and happenings within the school as well as original creative fiction, poetry, non-fiction, drawings, and jokes.
Date: January 1950
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University

The Corral, Spring 1950

Description: The Corral literary magazine of Hardin-Simmons University includes editorials and notes regarding societies and happenings within the school as well as original creative fiction, poetry, non-fiction, drawings, and jokes.
Date: 1950
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University

The Corral, Summer 1950

Description: The Corral literary journal of Hardin-Simmons University includes editorials and notes regarding societies and happenings within the school as well as original creative fiction, poetry, non-fiction, drawings, and jokes.
Date: 1950
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University

Kraft Cheese Display at Thornton's #1

Description: Photograph of a product display in a grocery store identified as Thornton's. The display consists of bottles of Kraft brand oil in small boxes surrounding an oven. On top of the oven, there are three signs, two of which are the same. Text on the duplicate signs say "Free Recipes Here! How to make any cake (requiring shortening) with Kraft All-Purpose Oil Fully Pink 29¢;" they also have a picture of a cake missing a slice on them. The headline on the middle sign says "Ladies! You Can Win Valuable Prizes in Thornton's Cake Bake Contest." That sign also lists prices and cooking ingredients, and has illustrations of a cake, oven, Kraft brand oil, and the exterior of Thornton's. In the background of the photograph, there are aisles of groceries, an unidentified man, and a banner sign that is partially visible.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Kraft Cheese Display at Thornton's #1

Description: Photograph of a display for a grocery store identified as Thornton's. The display consists of a tall stack of packages of Kraft's Parkay Margarine sitting besides a meat display case; the display case is filled with various meat products. On top of the case, there is a television set with packages of Kraft's Parkay Margarine displayed beside it. Beside the margarine, there are various canned and bottled products. There are four identical signs in the display; text on the signs say "Win a 21" RCA Victor Color TV Set in Parkay Margarine's BIG $75,000 Jingle Contest 45 Color TV sets - 354 Prizes in all...3 Contests First contest closes March 12, 1955 Second contest closes March 26, 1955 Third contest closes April 9, 1955." There is also an illustration of Parkay Margarine on the signs. In the background, there is a door and vent; there are streamers above the television.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Kraft Cheese Display at Thornton's #2

Description: Photograph of a product display in a grocery store identified as Thornton's. The display consists of bottles of Kraft brand oil in small boxes surrounding an oven. On top of the oven, there are three signs, two of which are the same. Text on the duplicate signs say "Free Recipes Here! How to make any cake (requiring shortening) with Kraft All-Purpose Oil Fully Pink 29¢;" they also have a picture of a cake missing a slice on them. The headline on the middle sign says "Ladies! You Can Win Valuable Prizes in Thornton's Cake Bake Contest." That sign also lists prices and cooking ingredients, and has illustrations of a cake, oven, Kraft brand oil, and the exterior of Thornton's. In the background of the photograph, there are aisles of groceries, an unidentified man, and a banner sign that is partially visible.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Kraft Cheese Display at Thornton's #2

Description: Photograph of a display for a grocery store identified as Thornton's. The display consists of a tall stack of packages of Kraft's Parkay Margarine sitting besides a meat display case; the display case is filled with various meat products. On top of the case, there is a television set with packages of Kraft's Parkay Margarine displayed beside it. Beside the margarine, there are various canned and bottled products. There are four identical signs in the display; text on the signs say "Win a 21" RCA Victor Color TV Set in Parkay Margarine's BIG $75,000 Jingle Contest 45 Color TV sets - 354 Prizes in all...3 Contests First contest closes March 12, 1955 Second contest closes March 26, 1955 Third contest closes April 9, 1955." There is also an illustration of Parkay Margarine on the signs. In the background, there is a door and vent; there are streamers above the television.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

El Paso

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of El Paso, Texas, and the surrounding area, showing populated areas, boundaries, water bodies, railroads, and roads, with relief shown by contours and spot heights. Location, coverage, and sectionalized township diagrams are included in the lower-right corner. Scale 1:250,000 On back is a map of El Paso, Texas, and the vicinity, showing roads, bodies of water, and landmarks. Scale ca. 1:40,000
Date: 1950
Creator: United States. Army. Corps of Engineers.
Item Type: Map

[Photograph of Diana Sandefer Pointing at Lions Club Patch]

Description: Photograph of a young Diana Sandefer standing on a chair to touch the Lions Club International patch on the back of a man's shirt. Diana wears a black dress with an adult cowboy hat and a tiny purse across her body. She holds a baby doll by the arm in her left hand.
Date: [1950..]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of HSU Book Store]

Description: Photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University bookstore, showing the entrance and one side of the building. The one-story building has wooden siding painted white and striped awnings over the front windows. The building has two book store signs, one above the entrance doors and the other in the front lawn.
Date: 1950?
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of Bob Hill]

Description: Portrait photograph of Hardin-Simmons University vocalist Bob Hill, visible from the chest up. He wears cowboy attire and holds a stand-up microphone.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

State of New Mexico

Description: Map of New Mexico, showing county lines, roads, and towns. The map also includes American Indian reservations, National Parks, land grants, areas of elevation, and bodies of water. Relief shown by hachures. Scale ca. 1:760,320
Date: 1950
Creator: New Mexico State Highway Department
Item Type: Map

State of New Mexico

Description: Map of New Mexico, showing county lines, roads, and towns. The map also includes American Indian reservations, National Parks, land grants, areas of elevation, and bodies of water. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:760,320] (12 miles to the inch).
Date: 1950
Creator: New Mexico State Highway Department
Item Type: Map

Woolworth Drug Store

Description: Photograph of people sitting at the bar at Woolworth Drug Store eating. There are signs on the wall including a large "Cheese Burgers" banner.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph

Woolworth Drug Store

Description: Photograph of a display window at Woolworth Drug Store in Abilene, viewed from the sidewalk. There are signs and merchandise behind the glass.
Date: 1950
Item Type: Photograph