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[Dedication ceremonies, West Texas State Normal College building]

Description: Photograph of participants and audience in the auditorium at the dedication of the new college building. A group of young women in white are standing at the center of the stage, possibly for a musical performance. Rows of men and women are seated on stage, behind the young women, and a small group of musicians are seated to the right. A portion of the audience is visible in the foreground.
Date: April 21, 1916
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

West Texas State Normal College, Canyon, Texas

Description: Postcard featuring a halftone reproduction of a drawing of the main building at West Texas State Normal College in Canyon, Texas. The front facade and one side of the building are shown, with people walking along a circular walkway in the front. The reverse shows the dates of summer sessions and lists the advantages of the school, over the name of college President R. B. Cousins.
Date: 1913
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

West Texas State Normal College, Canyon, Texas

Description: Postcard featuring a halftone reproduction of a photograph of the main building of West Texas State Normal College, viewed from the front down a walkway lined with small trees. The front of the postcard also includes text in the margins showing the growth in registration from 1911 to 1913, describing the climate and altitude, and giving the date of the fourth summer session of 1914.
Date: 1914
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Auditorum, West Texas State Normal College main building]

Description: Photograph of the auditorium of the recently completed building, taken the day of its dedication ceremony. The view is from the rear of the room, looking toward the stage, which is set up with benches, statuary, potted plants, and a piano. Two men are standing on the stage and one man is standing in front of the stage on the far right.
Date: April 21, 1916
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

W.T.S.N.C., 1/23/1916

Description: Photograph of the administration building at West Texas State Normal College during construction. The photograph shows construction debris around the building and several people walking around the site. The image was produced as a postcard, which includes an unsigned message on the reverse addressed to Ethel L. Tubbs of Hale Center, Texas: "Kind Friend. I must tell you about the big debate between the Cousins & Guenther societies last Sat. night. We won. Resolved: That the U.S. should own & control the RR within her territories. Easton Allen and Charles Keffer for the Cousins, [Beverley] Sportsman & [Hilliard] Fatheree for Guenthers. Of course I am happy. The Floyd Co. Club will have a valentine party Sat. night. Wish you could be here. We have the best club of its history. The work on the inside is being pushed rapidly of the building. You can get a glimpse of the finished walls. Hope you are having better success with your basketball teams.
Date: January 23, 1916
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[West Texas State Normal College main building]

Description: Photograph of the front facade of the main building of West Texas State Normal College in Canyon, Texas. A long concrete walkway leads to the front steps of the building. There are three people standing at the base the steps. Several small trees line part of the walk and a planted area in the near foreground, where a hose and water sprinkler are visible.
Date: 191u
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

West Texas State Normal College administrative building under construction, 1915-1916

Description: Photograph of two members of the Board of Regents for West Texas State Normal College, and an unidentified man, standing before the site of the new administration building. The building, then under construction, consists of a steel framework, with a portion of the ground level exterior finished. Building materials and equipment can be seen in front of the building, and several individuals are visible in the background. Numbers have been added to the image in ink, corresponding to identifications on the verso. Identified are Sam Sparks, center, and A.C. Goeth, right.
Date: 1915
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[West Texas State Normal College football players]

Description: Photograph of West Texas State Normal College football players on the college athletic field. Eight players are seated cross-legged on the ground with six players kneeling behind them. All are wearing uniforms and most wear helmets. One man in the second row is wearing a school sweater over a shirt and tie. The college water tower is in the background.
Date: 191u
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[West Texas State Normal College students in the library]

Description: Photograph of West Texas State Normal College students seated at tables in the college library. Twelve women are bent over books and notes at a table in the foreground; three men are seated a table behind and to the right. In the background, other individuals are visible behind a counter. Bookcases and card catalogs are visible.
Date: 191u
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Crowd assemblng for cornerstone ceremony, West Texas State Normal College]

Description: Photograph of spectators gathered in and around a wooden grandstand for the cornerstone ceremony for the new West Texas State Normal College administration building. The grandstand is decorated with bunting, flags, and college pennants. Railroad tracks, constructed to allow delivery of building materials, run to one side of the grandstand, and a stationary train sits on the tracks in the background. A house and outbuildings are also visible in the background.
Date: September 15, 1915
Creator: Lusby, Maidens Stennett
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[West Texas State Normal College students]

Description: Photograph of a group of five men and seven women, students in a current events class and their instructor, standing before the outside wall of the home of Joseph A. Hill, West Texas State Normal College history professor and director of the class. Each is holding a copy of the Literary Digest. Numbers have been added to the image in pen, corresponding to identification on the verso.
Date: 191u
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

[Photograph of Buffalo football team]

Description: Photograph of members of the West Texas State Normal College football team, posed in three rows, seated, kneeling and standing. Players are wearing uniforms consisting of dark jerseys with a double white stripe on the chest and both arms, lighter colored pants, dark socks with white stripes, and helmets. Three players are wearing jerseys with a slightly different design, and one player is without a helmet. One player in the back row is holding a football. Coach Sam Burton stands at the left rear, wearing a dark jersey with the letter "O" on the chest. Another man, not in uniform, stands at the right rear. The players are partially identified on the verso: "Back row: Coach Burton, Weldon Thompson, 3 _____ 4 _____ 5 _____ 6 Grady Burson 7 Barto Johnson, 8 W.E. Lockhart Second row: 1 _____ 2 Dan Sanders 3 Paul Stewart 4 Clifford Henry 5 _____ 6 Virgil Santy 7 Ray Golden 8 Odus Mitchell Front row: 1 _____ 2 Evetts Haley 3 Mitchell Jones 4 Davis Hill 5 Delbert Bivins 6 Nay Hale 7 Leslie Key 8 _____
Date: 1922~
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum

Starting to clear away the ruins

Description: Photograph of a wagon pulled by a team of four horses, on the site of the West Texas State Normal College building. The wagon is loaded with debris left when the building was destroyed by fire in March 1914. A man driving the team is seated in the wagon, another man stands by the team, and a third man stands to one side. The damaged walls of the building are visible and the ground is strewn with rubble.
Date: 1914
Creator: Fountan, A. E.
Partner: Panhandle-Plains Historical Museum