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[Elmer Seybold With a Rifle]

Description: Elmer Seybold [(?)-1979] replaces the ramrod on a reproduction rifle. A powder horn & other paraphernalia are visible in foreground. The presence of a small card catalog in the background establishes the locale of this performance to be the old Boyce Ditto Library, in what is now [2013] part of the City Hall complex. The date of Mr. Seybold's presentation is unknown.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Revolver

Description: (a) revolver, (b )cannonball, (c) bayonet
Date: unknown
Partner: Star of the Republic Museum

[Guards For a Whiskey Still]

Description: Photograph of two young men holding shotguns, with pistols in their belts. A dog stands in front of them, and bushes and trees are in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Bouncer Goin

Squirrel Hunting

Description: Copy negative of a trio of men holding hunting rifles seated outdoors in front of Robert Rasmussen's house. There is a line of squirrel carcasses hanging by their hind legs on a string attached to the house's wall. From left to right, they have been identified as Thurston Clinkscales, C. A. Holderidge, and Robert "Speck" Rasmussen. Thurston pets a dog that stands between him and C. A. Holderidge. There is a second dog facing away from the camera climbing on Robert's thigh.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Henry Andersen

Description: Copy negative of a man, identified as Henry Andersen, kneeling down in front of a large two-story home. The house has a shingled overhang roof and horizontal siding. Henry wears overalls, a light-colored short-sleeved shirt, and a hat. In his right hand, he holds a long rifle gun. A calf is to the left, crouching on its front legs and positioning its head close to the butt of the gun. On the other side, Henry has his arm around a dog.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Hung Squirrels and a Hunting Dog]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a hunting dog laying in the shade on the lawn of a house that belongs to Robert (Speck) Rasmussen. On the exterior wall of the house a row of dead squirrels are hung up on display behind the dog. Three rifles are vertically balanced on their butts against the wall as well. A window on the exterior of the house is visible.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Four Men on a Hunting Trip]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of four men standing outdoors, presumably on a hunting trip. A dead animal is hanging from the automobile, in which a man is sitting. The man standing to the left of the kill is vertically holding a rifle. The two men in the foreground are staging a pose for the photograph; the man on the left is pointing a small gun at the man on the right, who has his arms up in defense.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Morning Kill Hanging From an Automobile After a Hunt]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of the results of a hunting trip. A few lifeless ducks are hung from a parked automobile which also has its cab filled with dead ducks. Five rifles are vertically propped up on their butts against the car. Grass and brush is visible in the foreground and the background.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Hunting Party

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a hunting party, composed of five men, posing for a picture in front of their automobile. One man in the center is holding a cluster of ducks that the men have caught; there are more ducks hanging from the automobile roof. The other men are holding their rifles vertically and balancing them against the ground.
Date: 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Henry Schaer WW1 Soldier

Description: Copy negative of Henry Schaer, who was a World War One soldier from Wharton County, Texas. In the image, Henry is standing outside a wooden building. He is wearing his military uniform and holding a gun.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Man with Gun by Car

Description: Copy negative of a man in boots, a sweatshirt, hat, and holding a gun posing next to an early model car in the 1920's.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Group Camping

Description: Copy photograph of a group of seven people camping. There appear to be three men and four women present. The man in the foreground is holding a shotgun. Seated on the ground near two kettles are a man and a woman, and behind them are three other women and a man shielding his face with his hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man with Guitar and Gun

Description: Copy negative of a man wearing a suit and a hat standing in a wooded area holding a guitar and a gun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Student Military Unit

Description: Copy negative of the student military unit at Simmons College. The group is kneeling in uniform and holding firearms. Three men are standing behind them. Printed below the photograph is, "Military, In Greys, Simmons College, Abilene, T".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Cabin Interiors

Description: Copy negative of two images. The top photograph shows two men seated at a table topped with a liquor bottle, glasses and a gun. One man is wearing a hat and gun holster and the other man has a cigar in his mouth. An animal hide hangs on the wall behind them and there is a sleeping cot through the open doorway. The bottom photograph shows several hats, an animal hide, a saddle and a gun hanging on a wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portait of Jim Murphy, Sam Bass, and Sebe Barnes

Description: Photograph of Jim Murphy, Sam Bass, and Sebe Barnes with guns. All three of the men are shown wearing hats. There is a caption describing the situation near the bottom of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Man Aiming Buffalo Gun

Description: Copy negative of William Slaughter aiming a buffalo gun on a gun stand made of large sticks. William is wearing a brimmed hat and a suit jacket. Behind him is land divided by fences with a few trees spread across it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Men on Horseback

Description: Copy negative of two pictures in Mexico. The picture on the left is of a Mexican man standing by a small saddled horse with two more people and a horse in the background in an area with brush and trees. The picture on the right is of a Mexican man on a mule shooting a rifle in a fenced area with trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Children Playing

Description: Copy negative of Bill Lapham and Pat McDaniel as young children. Bill is wearing an aviation cap, gloves, plaid shirt and holding a toy gun. Pat is wearing a straw hat, denims, boots and also holding a toy gun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Climbing Wall

Description: Copy negative of twelve young American men atop a clay wall in Juarez, Mexico. The men are wearing cowboy hats, bandannas and ammunition belts and all are pointing guns or shotguns. Written on the bottom of the photograph is, "American Insurrectos, taking first Federal stronghold. Juarez, Mex. 1131". Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "W.M. Horne Co, El Paso, Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers with Artillery

Description: Copy negative of Mexican soldiers with artillery. There are at least twelve men in uniforms, surrounding two cannons and a wagon. Written across the bottom of the image is, "145 Federal Artillery".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Tornado in Knox City

Description: Photograph of three men and one boy in wreckage caused by a tornado. Two men are standing outside of a doorway to a building that says "Superintendents Office;" the men are wearing helmets, uniforms, and one is holding a rifle. Behind them, a man holding a chair and a boy are standing in the doorway. In the foreground, there is debris across a sidewalk.
Date: 1953
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library