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Catalog of Hardin-Simmons University, 1956-1957

Description: Catalog describes the governance, history, admission requirements, course offerings, university calendar, and campus life of Hardin-Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. On page 2: "This bulletin is a supplement to the 1955-1957 general catalog and all rules, regulations, and provisions in the general catalog will be applicable except those which have been amended."
Date: July 1956
Creator: Hardin-Simmons University
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Client Card: A. B. Moulds Company]

Description: Client card describing work completed at the Roman Bronze Works Foundry for A. B. Moulds Company, including a job number, brief description, monetary amount, and dates associated with each entry.
Date: July 1956
Creator: Roman Bronze Works Foundry
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

[Hill Family Films, No. 6 - Vacation in Galveston]

Description: This home movie documents the Roy E. Hill family vacationing in Galveston and at Lake Texoma in the summer of 1956. The road trip begins with title cards that read "R.E. Hill Presents," "1956," "Filmed and Edited by Roy E. Hill," and "Helen, Art, and Bonita." This first segment begins with footage shot from their moving car as they pass through Houston and Texas City on their way to Galveston. Footage includes the Texas Heroes Monument, exteriors of homes, boats on the water, businesses including the Omar Khayyam Club (04:28), and docked tourists boats the "Yacht Garmencita" and "Miss Texas" (04:29). The family visits Fort Crockett (04:44), plays on the beach and in the ocean, observes boats on the water, and swims at the hotel pool. This segment concludes with the title card "The End" (11:17). In the next segment, there is a shot of the Dave Hicks Company, Inc., a woman picking up a child at the Young Texan School (12:06), a small airplane being worked on in a driveway (12:06-12:58), children riding bicycles (12:58-13:30) and family visiting the zoo (13:30-15:16). The film concludes with a family trip to Denison Dam and Lake Texoma with the family driving to the location and filming a railroad crossing and flying airplane, their campsite, and boating (15:16-17:16).
Date: July 1956
Duration: 17 minutes 16 seconds
Creator: Hill, Roy E.
Partner: UNT Media Library
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[News Clip: Blast]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about an explosion at a Fort Worth parking garage. Three people were injured.
Date: July 1, 1956
Duration: 1 minute 41 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Dallas girl seeks GI beauty crown]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Gloria Montoya, a fifteen-year-old Dallas girl who was chosen by a veterans association in Dallas to be their queen. She will represent them in the state GI Forum queen contest at Galveston.
Date: July 1, 1956
Duration: 28 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Hair style]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about two of Europe's master hair stylists performing a demonstration for American beauticians.
Date: July 1, 1956
Duration: 1 minute 26 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Irving school]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about W. T. Hanes becoming the new Irving school superintendent during a time of strife within the administration.
Date: July 1, 1956, 10:00 p.m.
Duration: 1 minute 19 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Motorcycle wedding]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the wedding of two motorcyclists at an Arlington softball field. The groom is Donald Dickerson and the bride is Opal Mae Thompson.
Date: July 1, 1956
Duration: 1 minute 15 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Old folks wedding]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a widow and widower getting married. The groom is S. E. Harris and the bride is Margaret A. Martin.
Date: July 1, 1956
Duration: 47 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: Sexton]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV television station in Fort Worth, Texas, to accompany a news story.
Date: July 1956
Duration: 6 minutes 06 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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[News Clip: They Dance to 'Silent' Music]

Description: Video footage from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a dance for the Texas Association of the Deaf. More than 200 people attended.
Date: July 1, 1956
Duration: 51 seconds
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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