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Building Fire

Description: Copy negative of a building fire. In the picture a large group of people are seen standing around looking at a building in flames with a huge smoke cloud covering the building. The building is believed to be the H.O. Wooten Wholesale Grocer, located on North 1st Street and Walnut in Abilene, TX. There is an automobile on the left of the picture, also there is a building in the background with a sign that reads "T.F. Lockett & CO. Standard Implements Staver Vehicles Newton Wagons"
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Two Women Smiling for the Camera]

Description: Photograph of two women posing for a picture smiling for the camera. The woman on the right has a camera around her neck. A few people in the crowd behind the women are wearing military uniforms. The photograph is from a series of nine pictures from Suzette VanDaell Douglas's trip to Washington D. C.
Date: unknown
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

[Transfer of Alamo Stone to Tribune Tower]

Description: Photograph of a man standing, giving a speech to a crowd about the stone of the Alamo at Tribune Tower. Various people in the crowd are looking back at the camera. Kohler Company is behind the crowd and Fannie May candies are advertised in a window.
Date: August 23, 1933
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Men Walking In Front of Crowd]

Description: Photograph of three men in dark suits walking towards the left across a large, open, gravel-covered area. Two of the men are wearing hats, the one on the left wearing a light-colored hat and the man in the back wearing a dark hat. The man on the left, walking at the front of the small group, is holding a folder in his left hand, while the man in front, walking at the right of the group, is wearing sunglasses. Behind them, another, younger man in a dark suit follows a few yards behind them. In the background, a long line of men in suits and a few women in skirt suits, facing forward, towards the walking men.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas Permian Basin

[View of Parade from Above]

Description: Photograph of a parade from above. There is one white float with a woman standing on it, wearing what appears to be a Statue of Liberty costume, proceeding between crowds of people and down a street with buildings on either side. The crowds continue into the distance in the background. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of parade crowd]

Description: Postcard of a parade crowd on Proctor St. in Port Arthur. There is a large group of people on both sides of the street, and spectators are looking on from above in building windows. American flags are hanging down across the street. There is a man on a horse in the bottom-left corner of the photograph. The men are dressed in suits and hats and the women are in dresses, and many people are carrying umbrellas.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Parade Float]

Description: Photograph of a float in a parade. Women are sitting in the float, and two men on horses are riding next to it. There are crowds of people on either side of the road, and people watching from the windows of a building in the background. People walking behind the float are carrying flags, and there is a car behind them in the distance. The back of the photograph is a postcard.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[View of Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade from above. There is a float with a large globe on it with three people pushing it from behind. There are crowds of people on either side of the street.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Float in a Parade From Above]

Description: Photograph of a float in a parade from above. There is a woman on the float in what appears to be a Statue of Liberty costume, and a person walking to the right of the float waving a flag. There are crowds watching from both sides of the road and from balconies and windows on nearby buildings. Ahead of the float, more people can be seen carrying flags.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Queen of Parade Sitting on Throne]

Description: Photograph of the Queen of the Parade sitting on a throne on an elevated stage. She is seated underneath an awning with four other women. There are stairs leading up to the throne, and men in uniforms along each side. There are crowds on both sides of the walkway to the throne. There are also people watching from windows in a nearby building.
Date: 1923
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

Groundbreaking at Presbyterian Church

Description: Photograph of a large group of people at a groundbreaking for the Presbyterian Church located on North 5th Street and Orange. There are two men wearing suits standing with shovels in their hands with a crowd of children around them. A house can be seen behind the group of people.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library