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[Photograph of Groundbreaking for Mabee Dining Hall]

Description: A photograph of four men with shovels at the groundbreaking ceremony for the J. E. and L. E. Mabee Dining Hall. The man second from the left is Dr. Kim, and also present but unidentifiable are McDaniel, former chairman of the building and ground committee, and Cox, a trustee. A handwritten note on the back reads, "McDaniel - former chairman bldg. and ground committee. Cox - trustee."
Date: 1987
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Partner: McMurry University Library

[Photograph of William Bryan McDaniel Addressing Crowd]

Description: A photograph of Dean William Bryan McDaniel addressing a crowd at the formal opening of McMurry University in Abilene, Texas. McDaniel served McMurry College as Dean from 1941 to 1953 and as the college's Vice-President from 1953 to 1970. A handwritten note on the back reads, "Dean McDaniel at microphone - Formal Opening."
Date: [1943..1953]
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Photograph of Caroline Coach Blair]

Description: Photograph of Caroline Coach Blair in a fur wrap with another unidentified woman to her left. Caroline Blair taught speech at McMurry University in Abilene, Texas, from 1930 to 1936 and again from 1950 to 1979. This photograph was taken many years after her retirement.
Date: unknown
Partner: McMurry University Library

[Photograph of Claudia Lyon at U.S.S. Texas Launching]

Description: Photograph of Claudia Lyon holding a large bouquet and a bottle attached to a rope. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says "Miss Claudia Lyon, aged 10 years. Daughter of Col. Cecil A. Lyon, American statesman, and niece of C. Otto Forster Braun of Springfort. Sponsor at launching of U.S. battleship 'Texas' - largest vessel in American Navy and first to carry the new 14-inch guns. Youngest person to act as sponsor at launching of a vessel in American Navy. This photo shows the little girl in launching booth and holding champagne bottle in hand."
Date: 1912~
Partner: Texas Parks & Wildlife Department