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[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

[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

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

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

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

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

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.
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[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?

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

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