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[Henry Sayles Lake Abilene Album]

Description: An album documenting the development of Lake Abilene, the second of several reservoirs built to insure water for the growing city of Abilene, Texas. The album mostly deals with land sales related to that project. The Sayles family owned a ranch that was impacted by the lake and the family was intimately involved with the lake development.
Date: 1913/1926
Creator: Sayles, Henry, Jr.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Clipping: Articles from Abilene Reporter-News]

Description: Newspaper clipping of several articles from the Abilene Reporter-News, including an article about a burglary ring stealing weed killer, an army corporal receiving a medal for his service in Vietnam, a $100 Billion Water Plan, a sales tax bill, and others. The article about the army corporal includes a photographic portrait of the young man in his uniform. A small advertisement in the bottom left corner lists jewelry rings.
Date: February 5, 1967
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library