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Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of a man at Farmers and Merchants National Bank in Abilene, TX. He is standing in front of the bank vault, leaning his head on his arm against one of the vaults crank handles. In his other hand, he has a large bunch of balloons with the writing, "POLIO FIGHTER." He is looking down at a table next to him. Tied to the table is another bunch of the same balloons. On the table are bags of money with the bank's logo and a large pile of coins and bills.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of a man at Farmers and Merchants National Bank in Abilene, TX. He is standing in front of the bank vault. In his hand, he has a large bunch of balloons with the writing, "POLIO FIGHTER." He is looking down at a table next to him. Tied to the table is another bunch of the same balloons. On the table are bags of money with the bank's logo and a large pile of coins and bills.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of a young man helping with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. He is standing in the middle of the street giving balloons to motorists driving by. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER." In the background are the building of downtown Abilene.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Woman Holding Polio Balloons

Description: Photograph of a young woman with a bunch of balloons in her hand. The balloons all read "POLIO FIGHTER." She is squatting to pick up a bag of money that has been dropped.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

People Filling Up Polio Balloons

Description: Photograph of a group of airmen, firemen, and civilian volunteers filling balloons to be used in a polio drive. Several firemen are filling the balloons from an air hose. A young girl and two adult males are holding large bundles of balloons to the right of the picture. On each balloon is the saying, "POLIO FIGHTERS."
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. One of the students is getting balloons out of the back of the truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Teenage Boys Helping with Polio Drive

Description: Photograph of four young men and an Air Force airman distributing balloons to assist with a polio drive in downtown Abilene, TX. Three of the young men are wearing Hardin-Simmons University letter jackets. They are standing near the back of a United States Air Force truck. One of the students is getting balloons out of the back of the truck. The balloons all read, "POLIO FIGHTER."
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Letter from Toby P. Hernandez to Mary Helen Sanchez - 1979-03-16]

Description: Letter from the chairman of the American Legion Bldg. Corp., Toby Hernandez, to Mary Helen Sanchez. Linda Rodriguez will volunteer her services starting March 19, 1979 to the American Legion Bldg. Corp.
Date: March 16, 1979
Creator: Hernandez, Toby P.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Volunteers Advertising Merchandise]

Description: Photograph of volunteers advertising Texas Folklife Festival merchandise at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing hats with longhorn horn and holding up posters.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

[Visitor Reading at Helen Hall Library]

Description: Photograph of Barbara Fricke, a volunteer at Helen Hall Library, relaxing on a couch inside the library with a book in her lap. Numerous bookshelves are visible behind her. At the time, the library was known as the League City Public Library.
Date: 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

[Sesquicentennial Volunteers]

Description: Photograph of the volunteers for the Wilson County sesquicentennial in the district court room in the Wilson County courthouse in Floresville, Texas.
Date: 2010
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Wilson County Historical Society

[Correspondence between Dr. Meyer Bodansky and J. W. Mack - 1940]

Description: Correspondence between Dr. Meyer Bodansky and J.W. Mack of the Union of American Hebrew Congregations 1940, regarding voluntary contributions to help rebuild a destroyed temple in Albany, Georgia.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bodansky, Meyer, 1896-1941 & Mack, J.W.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Moody Medical Library, UT

[Letter from Hector P. Garcia to all Viva Kennedy Clubs - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from Hector Garcia, Co-Chairman, Viva Kennedy Clubs of the United States to all volunteers suggesting various ways to get a complete victory in the November 8 election.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from Hector Garcia to all Viva Kennedy Clubs - 1960-11-03]

Description: Letter from Hector Garcia, Co-Chairman, Viva Kennedy Clubs of the United States to all volunteers suggesting various ways to get a complete victory in the November 8 election.
Date: November 3, 1960
Creator: Garcia, Hector P., -1996
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library