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[Art Forum Pressbook, 1942-1943]

Description: Pressbook documenting art events in Abilene, Texas, from 1942 to 1943 with emphasis on those of the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs Sixth District. This pressbook won honorable mention in the statewide contest sponsored by the Texas Federation of Women's Clubs for communities promoting art. The first page includes a certificate of membership in the Art Forum and a listing of membership, officers and committees. One of the highlights of the year was an exhibit of Military Art by Corporal Samuel Smith at the Abilene Fine Arts Museum. Most of the clippings focus on local art events and document member activities supporting the war effort.
Date: 1942/1943
Creator: Carpenter, Allie Mae
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: (Wilson County) Floresville Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Floresville, Texas, and the surrounding areas, showing towns, roads and highways, water bodies, ranches, boundaries, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 and 50 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1942
Creator: Burgess, H.; McKibben, T. H.; Smith, O. P.; Hale, C.; Vance, W. N.; Giffin, C. E. et al.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Texas: Saspamco Quadrangle Grid Zone "D"

Description: Topographic quadrangle map of Saspamco, Texas, showing towns, roads, water bodies, bordered between counties, ranches and farms, railroads, water tanks and water wells, and landmarks. Relief shown by contours (interval 20 feet) and spot heights. Scale 1:62,500
Date: 1942
Creator: Lukesh, G. R.; Rehberg, A., Jr. & Kenda, P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of HSU Symphony Orchestra]

Description: Photograph of the Hardin-Simmons University symphony orchestra on stage with their instruments. An audience can be seen in the foreground. Note in the bottom margin reads, "H-SU Symphony Orchestra -- 1942-3 -- Herbert Preston, Conductor."
Date: [1942..1943]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Photograph of Cowden Paxton]

Description: Photograph of the Cowden-Paxton Hall at Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas, showing a portion of the of the front of the brick building and the porch. Large shrubs planted against the walls of the building hide some of the building from view. Handwritten note on the back of the photograph in pencil reads, “Cowden-Paxton Dormitory - Men's Athletics. Built 1942.”
Date: [1942..]
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Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library