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    Sam V. Akins Collection

    Summary: Photographs taken on occasion of dedicating pioneer sculpture at Bedford office of First American Savings at 1903 Central Drive in June 1991. The donor attached a group photo to a bank flyer with the names of officers and board members. The donor is vice-president of the bank. The sculptor is unknown.


    • Sculpture of cowboy watering his horse, image damaged by red ink, 1991 

    • Bank board members standing by sculpture in 1991, (image shown) from left to right: Jimmy R. Payton, Harold R. Fuller, Hurst Mayor Bill Souder, and Marvin L. Arthur, Sr. Bill Souder is the great grandson of William Letchworth Hurst, an early settler for whom the City of Hurst is named; Harold Fuller and Jimmy Patton are great grandsons of Moody Fuller who settled in the Euless area in 1866; and Marvin Arthur is descended from F.W. Arthur who came to Bedford in 1877.

    First American Savings Bedford sculpture