Abilene Christian College - Prickly Pear Yearbook (Abilene, TX)

 - Class of 1963

Page 365 of 372

 

Abilene Christian College - Prickly Pear Yearbook (Abilene, TX) online yearbook collection, 1963 Edition, Page 365
Page 365



Text from page 365:


Search for Classmates, Friends, and Family in one
of the Largest Collections of Online Yearbooks!



Your membership with E-Yearbook.com provides these benefits:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures Online
  • Full Access to High-Resolution, Full-Color Images
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • Access College, High School, and Military Yearbooks
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing

MILITARY DYESS AIR FORCE BASE A S70 million permanent instal- lation ot the Strategic Air Command The base was acti- houses two wings ot B47 SAC bombers and one wing ot C I 30 Hercules transport planes TRANSPORTATION HIGHWAYS I erstate 20 U S 80 U S 83 U S 8 U S 277 State 36 and State 35I RAILROADS Texas and Pacitic Abilene and Southern, Fort Worth and Denver and Santa Fe AIRLINES - Continental Airlines. Daily tlights in three di- rections. BUS LINES - 5. MOTOR FREIGHT LINES - 6. CITY TRANSPORTATION - City bus system and taxicabs. EDUCATION ABILENE CHRISTIAN COLLEGE - A co-educational col- Key City of Central West Texas vated in Septemberi IQS, and completed in l9.57. It - nt , . . , . . , . . 4, bilene, Texas Population: 97,000 Altitude I,738 teet Average raintall: 22.55 inches Temperature: average January high-55.9 degrees average January low-33.4 degrees average July high-94.4 degrees average July low-72.1 degrees Humidity: 4I per cent lnoontime av.l BANKING - 4 banks, with deposits ot SI22,I92,536.I9 at end ot June 30, I962. SAVINGS ASSOCIATIONS - 2, with deposits at end ot Augfist, I962, ot 542,59 I ,674-.60. LABOR MARKET - 43,I65 people were employed in Abi- lene at the end ot August, I962. COMMUNICATIONS NEWSPAPER-The Abilene Reporter-News publishes morn- ing, evening and Sunday, with a daily circulation ot more than 55,000. The Dyess Peacemaker published weekly tor Dyess AFB with a circulation ot 4,000. RADIO-KWCK, Mutual: KRBC, ABC, TSN: KNIT: KFMN IFMII KCAD. TELEVISION:-KRBC-TV, NBC: and KPAR-TV, CBS. ABC. ECONOMY RETAIL TRADE - I96I Abilene retail sales - SI28,454.000. Total sales tor metropolitan area in l96l - i'pI58,343,000. MANUFACTURING - More than 90 manutacturers. pro- cessors. and tabricators employ 4,025 workers to produce wearing apparel, tood lines, watches, brick and tile, con- crete, teed, cottonseed oil products, structural steel and machine shop products, and precision aircratt parts. OIL INDUSTRY - There are over 500 businesses in Abilene in direct connection with the SI I9 million per year oil industry, employing over 2,000 persons. TAYLQRW RUPLISIII I NF 'CQMPANY lege closely attiliated with the Church ot Christ. Founded in I906, ACC otters bachelor's degrees in the arts and sciences, and liberal arts. Master's degrees are ottered in Bible, education, the arts and sciences. Fall ot I962 en- rollment was 2,732. HARDIN-SIMMONS UNIVERSITY - Liberal arts co-educa- tional university ottering bachelor's degrees in the arts and sciences. business administration, music, physical and health education, and religious training. There is also a nursing school and courses are ottered in medical tech- nology, pre-med, pre-law, and pre-engineering. Masters degrees are ottered in education, arts and music. Founded in I8'-7I, the university is operated by the Baptist General Convention ot Texas. Fall ot I962 enrollment was I,730. MCMURRY COLLEGE - Founded in I920, by the North- west Conterence ot The Methodist Church. Bachelor's degrees are ottered in the arts and sciences, and a mas- ter's degree in education is ottered. Fall ot I962 enroll- ment was l,680. ABILENE PUBLIC SCHOOLS - I7 schools have been built in Abilene since I950, making a total ot 3I available to Abilene children. There are 23 elementary, 5 iunior high, and 3 high schools available. BUSINESS AND TRADE SCHOOLS - 4 beauty schools, 2 barber schools, 3 business schools, I trade school, I elec- tronics school. CIVIC FACILITIES CHURCHES - l32 representing I9 denominations. HOSPITALS - 3 general hospitals with 308 beds: several clinics: the West Texas Rehabilitation Center tor Crippled Children, and Abilene State School. WATER SUPPLY - Lakes Fort Phantom Hill, Abilene, and Kirby. Combined capacity-30.I0 billion gallons. Con- struction on Hubbard Creek Reservoir, ioint SIS millior project ot Abilene, Albany, Breckenridge, and Anson nearing completion. BUSINESS - 848 retail, 208 wholesale tirms. CENTRAL BUSINESS DISTRICT - On the heels ot a 42- block downtown renovation program, a downtown shop- ping mall encompassing two blocks has been constructed. SHOPPING CENTERS - I5, spread over entire city. 359

1985 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1970 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1972 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1965 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
1981 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1976 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1976 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1976 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1981 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals 1983 Edition, online yearbooks, online annuals
FIND FRIENDS AND CLASMATES GENEALOGY ARCHIVE REUNION PLANNING
Are you trying to find old school friends, old classmates, fellow servicemen or shipmates? Do you want to see past girlfriends or boyfriends? Relive homecoming, prom, graduation, and other moments on campus captured in yearbook pictures. Revisit your fraternity or sorority and see familiar places. See members of old school clubs and relive old times. Start your search today! Looking for old family members and relatives? Do you want to find pictures of parents or grandparents when they were in school? Want to find out what hairstyle was popular in the 1920s? E-Yearbook.com has a wealth of genealogy information spanning over a century for many schools with full text search. Use our online Genealogy Resource to uncover history quickly! Are you planning a reunion and need help? E-Yearbook.com can help you with scanning and providing access to yearbook images for promotional materials and activities. We can provide you with an electronic version of your yearbook that can assist you with reunion planning. E-Yearbook.com will also publish the yearbook images online for people to share and enjoy.
Join now to enjoy these benefits and more with your membership:
  • Instant Access to Millions of Yearbook Pictures Online
  • Full Access to High-Resolution, Full-Color Images
  • Search, Browse, Read, and Print Yearbook Pages
  • Access University, College and High School Yearbooks
  • View Military Yearbooks and Naval Cruise Books
  • Support the Schools in our Program by Subscribing
Sign Up Today!


E-Yearbook.com - Find and search online yearbooks today!