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[Haslet High School Baccalaureate Service]

Description: Program from the baccalaureate service for the Haslet High School class of 1941-42; this program outlines the order of events and the names of the people who will be performing each action. Names of the graduating class are listed on the reverse side of the program though not in the order that they walked in.
Date: {1941,1942}
Partner: Haslet Public Library

[Letter from Cornelia Yerkes, Spring 1943]

Description: Letter from Cornelia Yerkes discussing receiving some skin oil from a friend, a disastrous check ride, a trip to Abilene, and fellow flight students getting lost. Typed on an old physics test from primary flight training, on which Yerkes scored a 100.
Date: {1943-04-06,1943-22~}
Creator: Kafka, Cornelia V. Yerkes
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Men and Farm Equipment; Farm Equipment; Barn and House Exterior; Barn and House Exterior

Description: Copy negative of four pictures taken on Sunnybank Farm in Abilene. The top left picture is of three men working with a machine in 1958. From left to right they are Charley, A. John, and another man. In the top right picture, taken in July of 1958, there is a man on a tractor in a field with a pile of hay on a wagon behind him. The bottom left picture is of the barn in 1945. The bottom right picture is of the ranch house in 1945. It has stone siding, a chimney, porch, and balcony. There are people on the porch.
Date: {1945,1958}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

My Philip Nolan Scrapbook

Description: Scrapbook created by Gustine Courson Weaver containing materials related to the life and history of Philip Nolan, for whom Nolan County, Texas was named. Nolan was an Irish immigrant to the Texas-Louisiana area and a prolific horse trader and freebooter during the period of Spanish rule in Texas before Texas became a republic. The scrapbook contains articles about Nolan, photographs and photo copies, correspondence created for obtaining research materials, as well as snippets about Weaver's own life.
Date: [..1942]
Creator: Weaver, Gustine Courson
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Photograph of Cowboy Band]

Description: Group photograph of the Original Cowboy Band, Inc. on the front steps of Old Abilene Hall at Simmons University in Abilene, Texas. Each member of the band holds his instrument, and those who play drums sit in the front of the group, showcasing the "Cowboy Band" stamp.
Date: [..1947]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Girl; Men and Women by Car

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first is a portrait of little Beverly Buchanan taken in Beaumont in 1941. The second is of Douglas, Ronnie, Beverly, Alma, and Hubert Henry Buchanan standing on a sidewalk near cars, bushes, and a tree with houses in the background, taken in Putnam 1951.
Date: {1941,1951}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library


Description: Copy negative of three portraits. The first is of Mary Frances Seastrunk in 1947 in Waco, Texas. The second is of Scott Lavette Seastrunk in 1956 in Abilene, Texas. The third is of Menvil Mae Buchanan Seastrunk in 1966 in Abilene.
Date: {1947,1956,1966}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

School Picture of a Little Girl; Portrait of Little Girl

Description: One copy negative of two images. Image A is a school picture of Pat McDaniel while she was attending Alta Vista Elementary School in Abilene, TX. She has her hair pulled back from her face and is wearing a sweater vest. Image B is of Pat McDaniel standing in her front yard. She is wearing a printed dress with a light colored collar.
Date: {1947,1949}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

School Pictures

Description: One copy negative of two images. Image A is of Serena Ladell Buchanan standing in a yard. She is wearing a skirt and jacket. There is a car and house in the background. Image B is a school picture of Robert Buchanan. He is wearing striped overalls with a collared shirt.
Date: {1945,1947}
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Two Letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Ike S. Moten, February 4 & 12, 1947]

Description: Two letters from Dr. Edwin D. Moten to Isaac "Ike" S. Moten in Giddings, on February 4 & 12, 1947. The first letter discusses a gift of meat and sausage sent to the Motens by Ike, and his recent illness. Dr. Moten asks him to get some supplies for his tenant. In the second letter, Dr. Moten offers to treat Ike's illness.
Date: {1947-02-04,1947-02-12}
Creator: Moten, Edwin D., Sr.
Partner: Courthouse-on-the-Square Museum
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