Street Scene in Plainview, Texas

Description:

Photograph of the downtown area in Plainview, Texas in 1897 showing businesses on the west side of the square. Two freighting teams, comprised of horses and carts, fill the block. Businesses include: Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc.; Irick and Dyer Groceries; City Drug Store; Williams Bro's. Cheap Cash Store; and Donohoo and Ware Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries and Hardware.

Creator(s): Britain's Studio
Location(s): United States - Texas - Hale County - Plainview
Creation Date: 1897  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 544
Past 30 days: 10
Yesterday: 0
Creator (Photographer):
Britain's Studio

1400 5th Avenue, Canyon, Texas

Date(s):
  • Creation: 1897
  • Digitized: May 9, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Hale County - Plainview
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Description:

Photograph of the downtown area in Plainview, Texas in 1897 showing businesses on the west side of the square. Two freighting teams, comprised of horses and carts, fill the block. Businesses include: Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc.; Irick and Dyer Groceries; City Drug Store; Williams Bro's. Cheap Cash Store; and Donohoo and Ware Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries and Hardware.

Note:

From the Ft. Worth Star-Telegram and Sunday Record on Sunday July 27, 1930.

Physical Description:

1 photographic print: b&w; 4 1/2 x 6 1/2 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): dry goods
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-10-06_2
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38379
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image