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[Model of the Chapel of Thanksgiving]

Description: Photograph of a model of the Chapel of Thanksgiving located in the Thanks-Giving Square in Dallas, Texas. The model shows the white, cylinder-shaped chapel with a small body of water on one side and a bridge over the water leading to the entrance. There are various figurines of people scattered around the model, a car figurine on the street to the right of the chapel, and a group of model trees at the start of the bridge in the bottom left of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Draft Sketch: Tree of Life]

Description: Photograph of a sketch depicting the "tree of life" which has visible roots below the ground, and six branches with round bunches of leaves -- meant to resemble the "tangled skein of life" -- and a serpent wrapped around the trunk. Additionally, there are images among the branches including the sun and moon at the top as well as birds; at the base of the tree, there are unidentified animals on either side of the trunk. This sketch was a possible design for one of the etched windows to be included in the chapel at Thanks-Giving Square.
Date: February 1974
Creator: Hutton, John
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Aerial View of Thanks-Giving Square Model, Number 2]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a model of the Thanks-Giving Square. The model shows the triangular block the Square is located on and has various model cars, trees, and buildings placed around it. The monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square can be seen in the model, with the Court of All Nations toward the bottom and the Chapel of Thanksgiving toward the top. The model also depicts some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Painting of the Glory Window in the Chapel of Thanksgiving, Number 3]

Description: Photograph of a painting of the Glory Window in the Chapel of Thanksgiving designed by Gabriel Loire. The painting shows multi-colored rectangles that resemble stained glass panels to be installed in the ceiling of the chapel. The rectangular panels form a spiral shape leading to a circular stained glass window in the center of the spiral. The painting represents the view of the ceiling from the interior of the chapel.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Painting of the Glory Window in the Chapel of Thanksgiving, Number 2]

Description: Photograph of a painting of the Glory Window in the Chapel of Thanksgiving designed by Gabriel Loire. The painting shows multi-colored rectangles that resemble stained glass panels to be installed in the ceiling of the chapel. The rectangular panels form a spiral shape leading to a circular stained glass window in the center of the spiral. The painting represents the view of the ceiling from the interior of the chapel.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Sketch: The Spirit of Thanksgiving]

Description: Photocopy of a draft sketch of a dove in flight, surrounded by on oval ring of spirals and points radiating outward. This was a draft version for an etched window, titled "The Spirit of Thanksgiving" to be hung in the chapel at Thanks-Giving Square.
Date: 1974~
Creator: Hutton, John
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

Traditions of Thanksgiving

Description: Print of an illustration titled "Traditions of Thanksgiving," with a series of overlapping images above the text "The Thanksgivings of Man." In the image, the spiral-shaped chapel at Thanks-Giving Square and adjacent gardens are in the foreground; behind the chapel, a number of figures are depicted, including Abraham Lincoln (right), a Native American (left), George Washington (center), a pilgrim, and a bearded man next to the ten commandments (upper-center).
Date: unknown
Creator: Eubanks, Tony
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Nancy Reagan and Javier Perez de Cuellar at Golden Rule Dedication]

Description: Photograph of Nancy Reagan and Secretary-General of United Nations at the time, Javier Perez de Cuellar, at Thanks-Giving Square's dedication of Norman Rockwell's "Golden Rule" to the United Nations. The artwork in the background is a glass mosaic and depicts men, women, and children of different backgrounds and says, "Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You." The Secretary-General is standing at a podium speaking into a microphone as Reagan is standing to the side looking over at him. Two men are visible standing on the right side of the photograph wearing officer uniforms.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Aerial East Side View of Thanks-Giving Square Model]

Description: Photograph of an aerial east side view of a Thanks-Giving Square model. The model shows the monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square, with the Chapel of Thanksgiving and a waterfall in the foreground. It also depicts some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls. There are various model cars, trees, and tall buildings placed around the model.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Aerial View of Thanks-Giving Square Model, Number 1]

Description: Photograph of an aerial view of a model of the Thanks-Giving Square. The model shows the triangular block the Square is located on and has various model cars, trees, and buildings placed around it. The monuments of the Thanks-Giving Square are also shown on the model, with the Court of All Nations toward the bottom and the Chapel of Thanksgiving toward the top. The model also shows some of the landscaping elements of the Square, such as walkways, greenery, and waterfalls.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Nancy Reagan at Golden Rule Dedication]

Description: Photograph of Nancy Reagan at Thanks-Giving Square's dedication of Norman Rockwell's "Golden Rule" to the United Nations. The artwork behind Reagan is a glass mosaic and depicts men, women, and children of different backgrounds and says, "Do Unto Others As You Would Have Them Do Unto You." Reagan is wearing a red and black jacket and standing behind a podium and microphone. Two men are visible on the right side of the photograph, one wearing a suit and the other in an officer uniform.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[John Hutton and Two Men in His Studio]

Description: Photograph of John Hutton and two men visiting his studio. Hutton is standing in front of a large glass panel with some equipment and appears to be demonstrating how he engraves the glass. There is one glass panel in front of him and another on his right side which have designs that resemble angels engraved on them. A man is kneeling down behind Hutton to photograph him; another man is partially visible on the right side of the photograph standing behind the photographer and observing Hutton.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[The Dalai Lama after Thanks-Giving Foundation Banquet]

Description: Photograph of The Dalai Lama after a banquet for the Thanks-Giving Foundation. He is smiling at the camera and standing next to a statue with his hands on both sides of the statue's plaque. The portion of the statue that is visible resembles a person's leg with pants and boots on. There are various items on display in the background as well as two men that can be seen looking in the direction of the plaque.
Date: October 16, 1984
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation

[Sketch "C" of The Spirit of Thanksgiving by John Hutton]

Description: Photograph of a draft "C" sketch of one of John Hutton's design ideas for an engraved glass panel to be displayed in the Chapel of Thanksgiving called "The Spirit of Thanksgiving". The design is a dove with it's wings spread out, as if in flight, with a design resembling a wreath around it. Hutton says the dove in this design represents a Giver and emanates strength and vitality.
Date: unknown
Partner: The Thanks-Giving Foundation
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