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A Favorite of Fortune

Description: Color postcard depicting a fashionably dressed woman in turquoise, gold, green and red clothing. There is a typewriter in the top right corner of the card. Printed on the card, " A Favorite of Fortune, Judged by the dress of some typewriting maids, Typewriting must be quite the best of all trades." Handwritten on the card, "Walk fast your machine is ill. A boy from the P.C.C." It is addressed to Miss Rosa Bassano, Paris, Texas. It is postmarked Paris & Cleb. R.P.O. on Feb 13, 1907.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Miss Abilene Contest at the Sands Hotel

Description: Copy negative of the Miss Abilene beauty contest at the Sands Hotel. Five contestants in swimsuits are standing in front of the judge's table.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Miss Abilene Contest at the Sands Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Miss Abilene beauty contest at the Sands Hotel. One woman in a dress is crowning another in a swimsuit, and a child is standing on the left holding a trophy.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Miss Abilene Contest at the Sands Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Miss Abilene beauty contest at the Sands Hotel. Five contestants in swimsuits are standing in front of the judge's table.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Miss Abilene Contest at the Sands Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Miss Abilene beauty contest at the Sands Hotel. Five contestants in swimsuits are standing in front of the judge's table.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Miss Abilene Contest at the Sands Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Miss Abilene beauty contest at the Sands Hotel. A contestant in a swimsuit is standing on a platform holding flowers. A child is walking on the platform on the right.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Young Women

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of three young women wearing ruffled dresses and hair up. One is sitting in a chair holding a hat in her lap, one is leaning on the left holding an umbrella and gloves, and one is standing in the back holding a hat. The portrait was taken in Walsh studio at 120 Perry St. in Trenton, New Jersey.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Two Women

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of two two women in ruffled dresses and large hats standing, facing left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Woman with Parasol

Description: Copy negative of Maude Clark Reynolds in a dress and bonnet, holding an umbrella, standing on a hill overlooking a landscape below.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Picture of Man and Two Women on Couch; Man and Woman on Couch

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. In the first, a man in a light suit is sitting between two dressed up women on a bench in a room. In the second, another man in a light suit and one of the women are sitting together on the bench.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of Grace George posing for a portrait wearing an elegant dress with lace accents and a large hat with feathers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of Adele Ritchie standing with a parasol in an elegant dress and hat with boa.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of Adele Ritchie posing for a portrait, wearing an extravagant dress and holding a parasol, sitting in a chair with hands clasped.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Woman

Description: Copy negative of actress Mrs. Minnie Maddern Fiske posing for a portrait.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of actress Viola Allen posing for a portrait, sitting in a chair, wearing a ruffled dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Postcard of Lady

Description: Copy negative of actress Ellis Jeffreys posing for a portrait, standing, wearing an elegant dress.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Fashion Show

Description: Copy photograph of two images of a fashion show at the Abilene Civic Center during the Abilene Centennial celebration. In the left image, a group of people in frontier-style clothing walk down the front steps of the Abilene Civic Center. A group of people watches. In the right image, two children in Native American costume walk across the front of the Abilene Civic Center. A woman stands in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Birthday Cake; Fashion Show

Description: Copy photograph of two images taken during the Abilene Centennial Celebration. In the left image, a large birthday cake for the city of Abilene sits on a table. The cake says, "Happy Birthday Abilene 1881 1981." In the right image, a woman wearing a frontier-style dress walks in front of the Abilene Civic Center. A group of people watches.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Woman

Description: Copy negative of a portrait of Sallie Boyce in Merkel, Texas in 1890.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1917

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1917
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Texas Woman's University

The Daedalian, Yearbook of the College of Industrial Arts, 1918

Description: Yearbook for the College of Industrial Arts in Denton, Texas, (now Texas Woman's University) includes photos of and information about the college, student body, faculty and organizations. The Daedalian represents the school's unique history and standing as a single-sex college established by the state of Texas for the education of women.
Date: 1918
Creator: College of Industrial Arts (Denton, Tex.)
Item Type: Yearbook
Partner: Texas Woman's University