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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

Abilene Compress

Description: Photograph of of workers loading a large cotton baler at a compressor in Abilene, Texas.
Date: 1956

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

Abilene Hall

Description: Copy negative of the exterior view of the Abilene Hall at HSU.
Date: unknown

Abilene Hall

Description: Copy negative of Abilene Hall at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene with stairs and large columns at the front. There is a tree on the left, a car parked in front of the building, and power lines on the right.
Date: unknown

Abilene Hall

Description: Copy negative of Abilene Hall at Simmons College with trees, roads, people, and cars parked in front. The building has three levels, and stairs and large pillars in front.
Date: unknown

Abilene Hall

Description: 1 copy negative of Abilene Hall on the Hardin-Simmons University campus.
Date: unknown
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Abilene Hall

Description: Copy negative of the exterior view of the Abilene Hall at HSU.
Date: unknown
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Abilene Hall at Hardin-Simmons University

Description: Copy photograph of an exterior view of the administration building of Abilene Hall. The building is a two story brick structure with six columns in front. There are several trees on the lawn.
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Abilene Hall at Simmons College

Description: Copy negative of a Simmons University Bulletin with a picture of Abilene Hall. The building has large pillars and stairs in front, and there are cars and people on the lawn.
Date: unknown

Abilene Hall at Simmons University

Description: Copy negative of a Simmons University Bulletin with a picture of Abilene Hall. The building has large pillars and stairs in the front and trees on the lawn.
Date: unknown

Abilene Hall at Simmons University

Description: Copy negative of a Simmons College Bulletin with a picture of the Administration Building. The building has large columns and a road passes in front.
Date: unknown

Abilene Hall at Simmons University

Description: Copy negative of a Simmons University Bulletin with a picture of the front of Abilene Hall with large columns and stairs.
Date: unknown

[Abilene Hall Construction]

Description: Photograph of the construction of Abilene Hall after the fire that burned down the original building. Workmen can be seen constructing the scaffolding for the walls of the second story.
Date: Autumn 1948
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[Abilene Hall Demolition]

Description: Photograph of the demolition of the old Abilene Hall after the fire that damaged the building. A man can be seen standing on rubble next to a truck with piles of bricks in the foreground.
Date: 1947
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[Abilene Hall Fire]

Description: Photograph of firefighters attempting to control the fire at Old Abilene Hall, showing groups of firemen pointing hoses at the second-story windows. A group of helpful students carrying rubble in a wheelbarrow can be seen going down the front entrance steps.
Date: 1947
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[Abilene Hall Fire]

Description: Photograph of the Old Abilene Hall on fire, showing a large plume of smoke emanating from the roof of the building. A large crowd of people has gathered on the side of the building to watch the fire.
Date: 1947
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Abilene Hall on fire at Hardin-Simmons University

Description: Copy negative the Abilene Hall building on fire. There are two people standing in the foreground facing the building. There is a vehicle in partial view. The building had broken windows on the second floor.
Date: unknown
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