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Corners of Texas

Description: This volume contains popular folklore of Texas, including information about folk music, folk arts and crafts, history of Texas, prominent Texas writers, and other miscellaneous folklore. The index begins on page 285.
Date: 1993
Creator: Abernethy, Francis Edward
Partner: UNT Press

[News Script: Abilene Welcomes Olympic Champion]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a welcoming party for Bobby Morrow at Abilene Christian College. Morrow returns from the Olympic Games in Australia.
Date: December 11, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Texas '72]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about plans for the Texas '72 production.
Date: June 27, 1972, 12:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Home birth]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about Gwen Benefield delivering her own baby at home.
Date: June 8, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wreck]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story.
Date: January 3, 1973, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Holiday violence]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about eight people who were killed in one traffic accident during the 4th of July holiday along with 60 other traffic deaths, 10 drownings and 15 deaths by gunfire.
Date: July 4, 1972, 10:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Abilene crash]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, relating a news story about a two car crash in Abilene.
Date: July 5, 1972, 6:00 p.m.
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Horse Drawn Buggy in Parade

Description: Copy negative of a picture of two people in a buggy drawn by two small pinto horses in a parade down a street. There is a crowd and buildings behind them. Another picture is partially visible on the left. The event is for the "World Premier of Unusual Occupations."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Stagecoach in Parade

Description: Copy negative of a picture of some people on a stagecoach drawn by two pinto horses in a parade for the "World Premier of Unusual Occupations." There is a crowd and buildings behind them on the other side of the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Theater Exterior

Description: Copy negative of a picture of the Paramount Theater in Abilene, Texas taken from the street. The marquee says, "World Premiere Unusual Occupations Featuring Hardin Simmons University." There is a man walking in front of the theater and a car parked on the left. Another picture is partially visible on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man Dressed as Woman

Description: Copy negative of three pictures of Wally Akin dressed as a woman performing at the Chamber of Commerce in Abilene. He is wearing a wig, hat, blouse, and skirt with garters and women's shoes. There are other people sitting at tables in the room. The pictures were taken September 22, 1976.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Parade

Description: Copy negative of several men and women in dresses carrying signs through a War Bond parade. In the background is an American Flag and a business-lined street.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Parade

Description: Copy negative of two photographs from a War Bonds parade. The photograph on the left shows uniformed men walking down a car-lined street. The photograph on the right shows riders holding flags on six white horses, walking down a car-lined street. Written above the second photograph is, "HSU. 6 White Horses."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Women Seated in Park

Description: Copy negative of eleven women seated at a table in a park. In front of the their tables are several war bond signs. Two of them read, "A Salute to Our War Heroes" and, "Buy More Bonds." The women are wearing dresses and some wear hats. In the foreground is an old car and in the background are trees and buildings.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Trucks in a Parade

Description: Copy negative of two photographs from a War Bonds Parade in Abilene, Texas. In the top photograph is a large truck flying American flags and the bottom photograph shows a truck. Written beside the photograph is, "War Bonds".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Theater Billboard

Description: Copy negative of the Paramount Theater's marquee in Abilene, Texas. The marquee reads, "Max Reinhardt's "A Midsummer Night's Dream" Roadshow Presentation - 2 Shows Only - 3:30 & 8 P.M.". In the foreground is an empty street. Written below the photograph is, "War Bond Parades, World War II".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Elevator

Description: Patent for an elevator which locks itself should the hoisting cable break. Illustrations included.
Date: April 18, 1911
Creator: Ballard, Silas
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

Men in Railroad Costume

Description: Copy negative Wally Akin and Ted Waggoner standing in front of the Paramount Theater in Abilene, Texas. The men are dressed as railroad conductors and are standing next to a small locomotive on wheels. A sign above the locomotive reads, "The Picture Evolution of Railroad Safety" and painted on the engine is, "Union Pacific, Joel McCrea, Barbara Stanwyck. Paramount Mid-Nite Sat. and Sun. Mon. Tues. Wed." On the theater marquee is, "Fred Astaire & Ginger Rogers in Vernon and Irene Castle".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People on Courthouse Lawn

Description: Copy negative of a war bonds rally on a courthouse lawn. In the foreground are men in suits, some holding American Flags, and in the background is a gazebo. A typed note beneath the photograph reads, "A big rally was held on the federal lawn.. Several thousand people were there... Great results obtained. Also pictures of big war bond parade with Army, H.S.U. and City of Abilene as well as theater employes participating."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
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