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[Photograph of McMurry Valentine Party]

Description: Photograph of two women handing a gift to a man sitting in a chair between them at a Valentine party. A handwritten note on the back of the photo identifies them as Doris Johnson, McMurry President Dr. Harold G. Cooke, and Ona Belle True.
Date: 1952
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Mel Jowell]

Description: A photograph of Mel Jowell, visible from the chest up. Jowell played football for McMurry College in Abilene, Texas, in the 1940s, and later returned to the school as an instructor in mathematics and assistant football coach in the 1950s. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Mel Jowell (football McM)."
Date: [1945..1955]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Members of Student Government]

Description: Photograph of the members of the 1963-1964 student government of McMurry University. Those in the bottom row are secretary Sarah Ragle, president Marshall Williamson, and Dick Clemmer. Dr. S. B. Thompson stands on the left in the back row, and Dr. Joe Humphrey stands on the right. The rest are unidentified.
Date: [1963..1964]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men at 1957 Commencement]

Description: Photograph of six men in caps and gowns at McMurry commencement in May of 1957. A handwritten note on the back of the photo identifies the men as (left to right) Charles E. Maedgen, Sr., Reverend Durwood Fleming, McMurry President Dr. Harold G. Cook, Stanley W. Crosby, Reverend Bryan Hall, and Dr. Dan Dodson.
Date: 1957
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men Examining Painting]

Description: Photograph of McMurry College President Gordon R. Bennett, far right, and two other unidentified men examining a painting donated to the college by the Windsor Hotel in Abilene, Texas. The painting depicts several English colonists standing opposite several Native Americans.
Date: 1959
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men Listening as Woman Plays Calliope]

Description: Photograph of the McMurry band director (left), McMurry President Harold Groves Cooke (center), and an unidentified man (right, possibly Ocie Hunt). They listen as a woman plays the calliope, which was donated to McMurry by Ocie Hunt in 1959-1960.
Date: [1958..1962]
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men Receiving Honorary Doctorates at McMurry College]

Description: Photograph of seven men who received honorary doctorates from McMurry College at the 33rd annual Commencement Exercises on Monday, May 28, 1956. Pictured are (seated, from left): Bishop Watts, resident Bishop of the Nebraska Area of the Methodist Church, who delivered the Commencement Address; J. M. Willson, Floydada (Texas) businessman and Chairman of the McMurry Board of Trustees; Don H. Morris, President of Abilene Christian College. In the back row are (standing, from left): Reverend Ewart G. Watts, Pastor of Asbury Methodist Church in El Paso and Baccalaureate Speaker (Bishop Watts' son); Reverend C. Raymond Gray of El Paso, a retired Methodist minister; Reverend E. E. White, District Superintendent of the Childress Methodist District; and Reverend Dallas D. Denison, Pastor of the First Methodist Church in Abilene.
Date: May 28, 1956
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of Men Working]

Description: Photograph of three men in cowboy hats working in a field. Two of the men are standing on a log over a ditch, with one of them holding a dog up by its front legs, and the other man is standing next to a sawhorse.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph