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Tornado in Knox City

Description: Photograph of a group of police officers on the side of a road after a tornado. Some of the officers are standing, and others are sitting on motorcycles. Behind them are parked cars. In the background, there is wreckage from the tornado.
Date: 1953
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of young men handing polio drive balloons to passing motorists in Abilene, TX. They are at an intersection going from car to car. All the balloons read, "POLIO FIGHTER." In the back left are several businesses in downtown Abilene.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of young men handing polio drive balloons to passing motorists in Abilene, TX. They are at an intersection going from car to car. All the balloons read, "POLIO FIGHTER." On both sides of the street are businesses of downtown Abilene.
Date: 1955
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[F. M. Pruitt Sitting on a Motorcycle]

Description: Photograph of F. M. Pruitt sitting sideways on a motorcycle. He is wearing a dark suit, tie, and a newsboy-style hat. Two houses are visible behind him. A handwritten note on the back identifies the man, states that he is twenty years old in the photo, and that he was referred to as "Old Batch."
Date: 193u
Partner: Frontier Texas!

[People Standing Outside of Hotel Hussmann]

Description: Photograph of a group of people outside of Hotel Hussmann in El Paso, Texas. The crowd is standing behind a car that has a sign reading "Boost the Broadway of American" on its hood, Kelly Tires on a door, and "Good Roads Special" on an ovular rear window. Two policemen on motorcycles are parked to the left.
Date: 1933~
Partner: El Paso Public Library

Old Custer House

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the Old Custer House at the corner of Houston and 5th Streets in Portland, TX. The house is a tall, two story building with a covered porch. The top of the porch is a balcony for the second story. Several power poles run by the house. A tall Texaco sign is in the foreground. In front of it, a man in a white jump suit is standing on the seat of a motorcycle. Something illegible is written on the man's back.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Portland Cafe

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of group of motorcycle bikers in front of a cafe in Portland, TX. The bikes are shown lined up along the left side of the image. On the right side of the street, several cars are parked along the curb. The Portland Cafe is in the background. Its sign is visible over the heads of the bikers. Several large palm trees are also shown in the image background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[News Script: Friends paint home of injured officer]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about eight Dallas police officers volunteering to paint the home of a fellow officer, who is recovering from serious injuries received in a traffic accident while chasing a speeder.
Date: August 10, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Funeral]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the funeral of policeman James Lee Dowdy, who was killed in a motorcycle pursuit of two drag racing vehicles.
Date: June 19, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Wrestlers]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a group of professional wrestlers in Fort Worth performing to raise money for the March of Dimes polio fund.
Date: February 2, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Drill teams gets miniature cycle]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth Police Department's drill team getting a miniature motorcycle for stunt riding during demonstrations.
Date: June 3, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Circus]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Santo the chimpanzee, in town for the Dallas Police and Firefighters Association sponsored Circus; the motor-cycle driving chimp gets a ticket from officer Glen McBride, Santo's first ticket in 5 years of driving.
Date: March 25, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections