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Range Rider, Spring 2008

Description: The Hardin-Simmons alumni newsletter includes information regarding events at the school and news about university students, staff, and alumni. This issue focuses largely on HSU individuals who serve in the military.
Date: 2008
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University

Young Woman in Field

Description: Copy negative of Mary Pender in 1908 in a field near Lytle Lake. There are trees in the background and prairie grasslands.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Church Interior with Congregation

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the First Baptist Church at N. 2nd Street and Hickory in Abilene, Texas. The view is from the front, looking back at the congregation. There are two levels, and the pews on the bottom level are full of people. Elwin Skiles is pictured.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Man on Porch

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a man with a pipe standing on the sidewalk in front of a porch and house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Man and Woman at Cemetery Shrine

Description: Copy negative of a man and woman on a path in a cemetery in the mountains. She is walking away from the camera down the path, and he is standing under a monument structure, with graves on both sides of the path.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Family Portrait

Description: 1 copy negative of a family portrait. There are three children and an elderly man in the front of the group. The identified people in the photograph are: George L. Paxton, Dan Moody Jr., H.A. Pender, Weaver, Helen Paxton Moore, George L. Paxton Sr., Mattie Warren, Joy Pender Kutik, Hal Pender and Gabriel Burrus Paxton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Women's Musical Group

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of musicians and professor. One man stands among the group of women. The women's musical group was a part of Simmons College, known today as Hardin-Simmons University. Those pictured are Beulah Burkett, Professor Lewis, Ora Brumley, Mary Praxton (Pender), Lucille Peek, and Willie Campbell. Some people are unidentified.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Men with Trucks Camping

Description: Copy negative of four men standing in a campsite next to two automobiles. In the foreground there are sleeping pads and in the background there is landscape.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group Standing on Building Steps

Description: Copy negative of a group photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University Board of Trustees. The two women in the front are Berniece Proctor and Mary Paxton Pender. The man standing to the far right in the first row is R. N. Richardson. Other people shown are Guy Caldwell, E. M. Collier, Dick O'Brien, Leroy Jennings, Tom Roberts, Tata May, C. W. Caldwell, W. B. Irving, J. C. Hunter Jr., John Alvis, W. P. Wright, Mr. Rife, and Solon Featherstone.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Family Portrait

Description: Copy negative of a family portrait of the Paxtons and Penders taken on the front steps at 242 Orange Street in Abilene, Texas. There is a boy on a bicycle, a girl holding a doll, and a woman holding a baby. Pictured are George L. Paxton, Sr., Mattie Warren Paxton, Martha Pender, Hal Pender, Mildred Pender Deaton, Joy Pender Kutik, Helen Paxton Moore, Governor Dan Moody, Mildred Paxton Moody, Mary Paxton Pender, H. A. Pender, George L. Paxton, Jr., and Mitylene McDavid Paxton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

People at Banquet

Description: Copy negative of Mr. and Mrs. Homer Scott and Mrs. George L. Paxton, Sr. sitting together at a table at a banquet. The people are dressed up with corsages, and there are cups and decorations on the table. There is a photographer's logo printed under the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Beehive #2

Description: Copy negative of a picture of three men outdoors standing around a beehive taken at Simmons College in Abilene, Texas.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Men Fishing

Description: Copy negative of two people holding a rack of fish hanging from a long wooden stick. There are three men standing in the background. All people stand on the beach of Don Martin Lake in Mexico.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Graduation Portrait

Description: Copy negative of Mary Paxton Pender in her graduation cap and gown. She graduated from Simmons College, today known as Hardin-Simmons University. She wears a cameo brooch and a high collar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Home Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a picture of a house at address 240 Hickory in Abilene, Texas, owned by George L. Paxton, Sr. It is a large two story house with trees and a fence around it, viewed from across the street. There are other houses partially visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Business Interior with Staff

Description: Copy negative of Cameron and Phillips Hardware store and staff. There is a sign on the wall that reads "studebaker wagons". Twelve men stand in the the hardware store, including Georgeg L. Paxton Sr. Items visible in the store include feeding bowls, pots, ceramic serving utensils, wheelbarrows, wood burning ovens, and lamps. Most men in the photograph are wearing hats and mustaches.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Group of Men on Sidewalk

Description: Copy negative of Joseph W Pender, Perry Paul Pender, Robert Cecil Pender, Herman Arthur Pender, and Robert B. Pender. All men are wearing suits and stand on a cement porch in front of a building. The building has a wall climbing vine growing on it. In the background, there is a garage with a car parked inside. Four out of the five men are wearing glasses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph