[H.D. Pearce & Co. Book & News Depot]

Description:

Photograph of several men standing and sitting in front of the H.D. Pearce & Co. Book and News Depot. Below the store sign is another sign for the post office. Handwritten above the photograph is "In Runnels City 1885" and handwritten below the photograph is "[ ] of Runnels Co. 1st Business [ ] Hubert Pearce". Typed on the back of the photograph is, "The store of H.D. Pearce at Runnels City was one of the first businesses to be established in Runnels County. This picture was made in 1885, a year before the founding of Ballinger. Hubert Pearce, now of Dallas, then 15, is shown with the cross mark on his shirt in the picture. The man with the white beard is J.R. Nunn".

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Runnels County
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 144
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Digitized: May 7, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Runnels County
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1885  
Description:

Photograph of several men standing and sitting in front of the H.D. Pearce & Co. Book and News Depot. Below the store sign is another sign for the post office. Handwritten above the photograph is "In Runnels City 1885" and handwritten below the photograph is "[ ] of Runnels Co. 1st Business [ ] Hubert Pearce". Typed on the back of the photograph is, "The store of H.D. Pearce at Runnels City was one of the first businesses to be established in Runnels County. This picture was made in 1885, a year before the founding of Ballinger. Hubert Pearce, now of Dallas, then 15, is shown with the cross mark on his shirt in the picture. The man with the white beard is J.R. Nunn".

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 8 x 10 in.

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Keyword(s): H.D. Pearce and Company | H.D. Pearce & Company | Men
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-11-25
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38356
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image