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[Aerial East Side View of Thanks-Giving Square Model]

Description: Photograph of an aerial east side view of a Thanks-Giving Square model. The model shows the monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square, with the Chapel of Thanksgiving and a waterfall in the foreground. It also depicts some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls. There are various model cars, trees, and tall buildings placed around the model.
Date: unknown

[Aerial View of John Hutton and Visitors in his Studio]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of John Hutton and a group of people visiting his studio. Hutton is standing on the far right of the photograph and a group of about 13 people are standing to his left observing different parts of the studio. In the bottom right of the photograph, there is a table with miscellaneous objects and art supplies scattered across it. In the background, there is a bookshelf with various artwork by Hutton displayed on top and a shelf with engraved glass artwork displayed on top.
Date: unknown

[Aerial View of Thanks-Giving Square Model, Number 1]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a model of the Thanks-Giving Square. The model shows the triangular block the Square is located on and has various model cars, trees, and buildings placed around it. The monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square are also shown on the model, with the Court of All Nations toward the bottom and the Chapel of Thanksgiving toward the top. The model also shows some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls.
Date: unknown

[Aerial View of Thanks-Giving Square Model, Number 2]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a model of the Thanks-Giving Square. The model shows the triangular block the Square is located on and has various model cars, trees, and buildings placed around it. The monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square can be seen in the model, with the Court of All Nations toward the bottom and the Chapel of Thanksgiving toward the top. The model also depicts some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls.
Date: unknown

[Aerial West Side View of Thanks-Giving Square Model]

Description: Photograph of an aerial west side view of a model of the Thanks-Giving Square. The photograph shows the monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square, with the Court of All Nations in the foreground and the Chapel of Thanksgiving in the background. It also displays some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls. There are various model trees and cars placed on the streets and sidewalks around the Square and tall buildings in the background.
Date: unknown

[Chapel of Thanksgiving Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Chapel of Thanksgiving. The Chapel is a white, cylinder-shaped building with a spiral at the top. A small set of stairs connected to a bridge lead to the entrance of the Chapel. Multiple buildings are visible the background.
Date: unknown
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[Contract for Stained Glass Panels]

Description: Final, signed contract between the Societe d'Exportation d'Arte Religieux (SEAR) in France and the Thanks-Giving Square Foundation in Dallas for SEAR to provide stained glass panels and components to be used in the Square's chapel. A number of the contract points have been edited or stricken, with initials from both parties.
Date: October 24, 1975
Creator: Societe d'Exportation d'Arte Religieux

[The Dalai Lama after Thanks-Giving Foundation Banquet]

Description: Photograph of The Dalai Lama after a banquet for the Thanks-Giving Foundation. He is smiling at the camera and standing next to a statue with his hands on both sides of the statue's plaque. The portion of the statue that is visible resembles a person's leg with pants and boots on. There are various items on display in the background as well as two men that can be seen looking in the direction of the plaque.
Date: October 16, 1984

[Description of Ceremony for the 40th Anniversary of the United Nations]

Description: Images of a ceremony at the United Nations (UN) to present a mosaic based on Norman Rockwell's painting, "The Golden Rule," on behalf of the United States for the UN's 40th anniversary. The photos show Nancy Reagan speaking into a microphone (left) and Reagan standing next to UN Secretary General Javier Pérez de Cuéllar while he accepts the gift (right). Text below the images summarizes the ceremony, and provides a quotation from Reagan's speech.
Date: October 1985

The Design Program for Thanksgiving Square

Description: Document outlining the idea for the Thanks-Giving Square to be put in Dallas, Texas including sections on the general concept and philosophical goals, design components and objectives, existing conditions, design team, and procedures. There is a list of supplementary exhibits which are not included.
Date: September 1, 1970
Creator: Schepps, Julius; Stemmons, John & Stewart, Peter

[Draft Sketch: Tree of Life]

Description: Photograph of a sketch depicting the "tree of life" which has visible roots below the ground, and six branches with round bunches of leaves -- meant to resemble the "tangled skein of life" -- and a serpent wrapped around the trunk. Additionally, there are images among the branches including the sun and moon at the top as well as birds; at the base of the tree, there are unidentified animals on either side of the trunk. This sketch was a possible design for one of the etched windows to be included in the chapel at Thanks-Giving Square.
Date: February 1974
Creator: Hutton, John

[Family in Front of the Chapel of Thanksgiving]

Description: Photograph of a man and woman looking up at the Chapel of Thanksgiving located in the Thanks-Giving Square in Dallas, Texas. The man is wearing a suit and is pointing at the chapel and the woman is wearing a black vest, white shirt, and black pants. There is small body of water between the people and the chapel. In the background there are multiple buildings, including one with a sign that says "First Baptist".
Date: unknown
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[The Founders of Thanks-Giving Square]

Description: Photograph of the four founders of Thanks-Giving Square: Joe O. Neuhoff, Julius Schepps, John M. Stemmons, and Peter P. Stewart. The men are wearing suits; two of them are sitting at a table and two are standing behind the seated men. The photograph was taken by Gittings Photography and the back of the photograph discusses the quality and value of Gittings portraits.
Date: unknown

[George H. W. Bush and Peter Stewart]

Description: Photograph of Peter Stewart and George H. W. Bush having a discussion in the White House. Bush and Stewart are sitting facing each other and Bush appears to be speaking to Stewart. The words "Official Photograph, The White House, Washington" are stamped on the back of the photograph.
Date: March 23, 1982
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