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[Desert Song Stop Sign]

Description:

Photograph of a promotional stop sign for the movie, "the Desert Song" on Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The stop sign reads: "STOP, SEE, HEAR THE DESERT SONG." There are parked and moving cars behind the sign, and there are several brick buildings in the background. One building, on the left side of the photograph, has a sign that reads: "GRAIN'S CORNER DRUG STORE" and "Coca Cola."

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Creation Date: 1929  
Partner(s):
Longview Public Library
Collection(s):
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Usage:
Total Uses: 51
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1929
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Gregg County - Longview
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1929  
Description:

Photograph of a promotional stop sign for the movie, "the Desert Song" on Fredonia Street in Longview, Texas, as noted on the back of the photograph. The stop sign reads: "STOP, SEE, HEAR THE DESERT SONG." There are parked and moving cars behind the sign, and there are several brick buildings in the background. One building, on the left side of the photograph, has a sign that reads: "GRAIN'S CORNER DRUG STORE" and "Coca Cola."

Note:

Note on the back of the photograph: "7. Desert Song 'Stop Sign,' Fredonia St., 1929."

Physical Description:

1 photograph : b&w ; 11 x 7 cm.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): theaters | promotions | advertisements | Rembert Theatre | signs | streets | Fredonia Street
Partner:
Longview Public Library
Collection:
Rescuing Texas History, 2010
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: GC0009
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth191171
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image