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[Lesbian and Gay Rights Billboard]

Description: Photograph of a billboard in Dallas announcing the 1979 March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights. Billboard depicts several people holding hands in a box labeled "In celebration of human rights." Text below the figures says "March on Washington October 14, 1979 For lesbian and gay rights. For information call (214) 522-6702."
Date: 1979
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Two Men Sitting on Billboard

Description: Copy negative of Frank Hale (left), and Van Graves (right) sitting on a billboard advertising a clothing store outside Abilene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Moutray Gasoline Billboards

Description: Copy negative of a Moutray Gasoline billboard in an open field. Billboard image includes the Moutray Oil Company logo and slogan: "it's TOPS with motorists everywhere." Two identical photographs are positioned horizontally in the negative.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Girl by Billboard

Description: Copy negative of Pearle Knox Aneff standing in front of a billboard for the city of Abilene and United States Tires with a field in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Billboard

Description: Copy negative of a billboard advertising Abilene as "The Key City of West Texas" with a cartoon cowboy on the left, a shape of Texas with star at Abilene, and a list of services and products offered in the city on the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Early HSU Welcome Sign

Description: Copy negative of a billboard in Abilene advertising Hardin-Simmons Univversity. The sign is in a field behind a fence, in front of a house, has a picture of a cowboy on the left, and is lit.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Billboard

Description: Copy negative of a billboard in Abilene, Texas. It reads "Welcome to Abilene, Sports Capitol of West Texas. Home of ACC Wildcats, 1973 Naia National Football Champions".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men with Billboard

Description: Copy negative of a group of unknown men sitting and standing by a billboard that reads "Dyess....Abilene Thinks You're Great Texas Largest Barbecue by Abilene Chamber of Commerce". Most of the men are dressed in casual clothes.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Dyess Billboard

Description: Copy negative of a group of unknown men standing in front of a billboard that reads "Dyess families, Abilene Thinks You're Great!". Some of the men are wearing aprons and a most of them are in casual clothing.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[North Texas State University billboard]

Description: Photograph of a billboard that reads, "Home of N.T.S.U. Eagles." The Eagles mascot and logo, "Mean Green," are also on the billboard. North Texas State University, now known as University of North Texas, is located in Denton.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Men in Front of Billboard]

Description: Photograph of two men, identified as C. B. Holland and Lyle Vickers, standing in front of a billboard for the Port Arthur Chamber of Commerce.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Billboard for Safe Driving]

Description: Photograph of Police Officer/Captain Tommy Baxter in front of a billboard for safe driving. He is looking at the billboard with another man in a suit, who is pointing towards it. The billboard reads, "Smart drivers light up at dusk." Writing on the back of the photograph describes the scene and dates it 1961. There is also a stamp that identifies the photographer as J. C. Watkins.
Date: 1961
Creator: Watkins, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Sob Sister]

Description: Photograph of a large billboard displayed above Rembert Theater for the movie, "Sob Sister." There is an illustration of a man's head and a woman typing on a typewriter on the billboard, and the full cast is listed. There are lights illuminating the sign, and there is a ladder leaning against the building.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Man of the World]

Description: Photograph of a billboard displayed above Rembert Theater for the movie, "Man of the World," as noted on the back of the photograph. There is an illustration of a man wearing a hat on the billboard and an actor's name: William Powell. There is a car parked in front of the theater.
Date: 1931
Creator: Culpepper's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Longview Public Library

[Man Standing in Front of Monument]

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man standing in front of a monument to the Space Shuttle Columbia in San Augustine, Texas. Several buildings, trees, and a billboard are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

Mesquite Auditorium

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Mesquite Auditorium. The backdrop for the stage shows advertisements for Mesquite businesses before 1907. According to accompanying information, the auditorium was located above James R. Welch, Outfitters on the east side of the square. Above the stage, an electric light is seen hanging from the rafters.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library