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Abilene Boys Ranch

Description: Photograph of a group of boys posing in two rows in a room of the Abilene Boys Ranch. The room is mostly empty of furniture. The younger boys stand in the front row and the older, taller boys stand in back.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Boys Ranch #1

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Abilene Boys Ranch. The building is a one story structure with a covered porch. The building is surrounded by desert.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Boys Ranch #1

Description: Copy photograph of fourteen boys in a classroom with six adults, one of whom is standing at the front of the room at a microphone. The boys are sitting on folding chairs. The other five adults stand toward the back of the classroom. A bus can be seen through the window. A sign on the bus says, "Buy Mead's."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Boys Ranch #2

Description: Copy photograph of an exterior view of Abilene Boys Ranch. The building is a one story structure with a covered porch. The building is surrounded by desert.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Boys Ranch #2

Description: Photograph of fourteen boys in a classroom with six adults, one of whom is standing at the front of the room at a microphone. The boys are sitting on folding chairs. The other five adults sit toward the back of the classroom. A bus can be seen through the window. A sign on the bus says, "Buy Mead's."
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel

Description: Copy negative of Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel. There are six men in suits in a room. Three are sitting on a couch, and three are standing behind them. There are decorations and furniture in the room, and two women are standing in the hallway.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel

Description: Copy negative of Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel. There are five women sitting on a couch and chair with four men standing behind them in the room. There is another man standing on the left in the background. A painting is hung on the wall by the door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel

Description: Copy negative of Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel. There are five women sitting on a couch and chair with four men standing behind them in the room. The man on the far right is Robert Hunter, senior vice president emeritus and special assistant to the president of Abilene Christian University. The man to his left is George Bailey, the senior minister at University Church of Christ in Abilene from the late 1950s until the late 1960s. A painting is hung on the wall by the door.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel

Description: Copy negative of Abilene Civic Music at the Wooten Hotel. There are six men in suits in a room. Three are sitting on a couch, and three are standing behind them. There are other chairs and decorations in the room.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a group of unidentified men centered around a piece of machinery at Abilene Compress. Part of the machinery is covered by a cloth, and three men are lifting it with a dolly. There are metal pipes going from the ground to the ceiling, as well as other metal machine parts. In the background, there is other machinery.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man holding a dolly in front of bales of cotton in Abilene, Texas. He is wearing coveralls and a hat.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a group of unidentified men working at Abilene Compress. One man is pushing a dolly, and several other men are behind a piece of machinery with bails of fiber inside of it. In the background, there are other bails of fiber and men working.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of the interior of Abilene Compress. The entire building is full of stacks of baled cotton.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man working on a tractor in a cotton field. The man is wearing a cowboy hat and glasses.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of men working in the Abilene Compress. Several men are pushing large barrels of cotton.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of workers loading a large cotton baler at a compressor in Abilene, Texas. One of the men is shirtless and all are wearing hats.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man weighing a large barrel of compressed cotton. One man is checking the scale and another is holding the cotton on a dolly.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of a man looking up at a large bale of cotton hanging from a hook at a compress in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph

Abilene Cotton Market

Description: Copy negative of people riding on horse-drawn wagons at a cotton market in Abilene, Texas. Some wagons have bundles of cotton in them. The group of wagons are in a line that wraps around a street corner. Text at the bottom of the image says "Cotton Market, Abilene, Texas." Text handwritten in cursive along the side of the image says "Am trying to get ready to go to The [Dallas] Fair and also to the Convention. Are you going?" Handwritten text in cursive says "Oct 10- Will write in a few days. Don't think I am asleep. [P].D."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph