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  Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
 Language: English
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[Bob Burdett Grocery -- Main Street]

[Bob Burdett Grocery -- Main Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Built in 1928 of brick to serve as a grocery store for Bob Burdett (reportedly a general in Pancho Villa's army). Used as an appliance store in 1976.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Cadena Blacksmith Shop - 112 Canal Street]

[Cadena Blacksmith Shop - 112 Canal Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Hernan Cadena built and began his blacksmith shop in the 1890s and later provided service to the new automobiles. Owned by Hernan Cadena Jr. in 1976. Still standing as is in 2008.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Charles Miller home - 112 West Martin Street]

[Charles Miller home - 112 West Martin Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Reportedly Charles Miller came to Del Rio with the Southern Pacific Railroad as a painter, built one of the first hotels in town, and served as Justice of the Peace; house built by John Taini.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]

[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Reportedly built as a "Motor Company;" later used as warehouse.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Del Rio News Herald - Corner Main and Broadway Streets]

[Del Rio News Herald - Corner Main and Broadway Streets]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Reportedly the building originally housed a bakery, restaurant, and print shop during the early 20th century. The Del Rio News Herald covered the original facade to look more modern. At turn of 21st century, The Herald restaurant restored the building to its original look.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Dietert Home - 208 East Martin Street]

[Dietert Home - 208 East Martin Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Duke Home - 108 East Broadway]

[Duke Home - 108 East Broadway]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Victorian style home used as an office in 1976.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[F. C. Blaine Home -- Broadway Street]

[F. C. Blaine Home -- Broadway Street]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Reportedly home built by F. C. Blaine in the 1880s who sold it to Mr. Ware (who had built the "Opera House" in 1886, later known as "Rita Theatre" and later as "Paul Poag Theatre"); First Church of Christ Scientist owned home at time of photo. Later note on survey says the building was "destroyed 1978."
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[H. J. Ware Building - Rita Theatre - 746 South Main]

[H. J. Ware Building - Rita Theatre - 746 South Main]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Originally built as saloon and opera house; handmade bricks; top floor removed to make a theater operated by Paul Poag; later became Paul Poag Theater for the Performing Arts, operated by City of Del Rio, still in operation in 2008.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
[Joseph Hyman Building - NE Corner Main and Garfield]

[Joseph Hyman Building - NE Corner Main and Garfield]

Date: 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo was taken during the Historical Resources Survey of Del Rio, Texas, 1976. Built by Mr. Taini c. 1890s for Joseph Hyman family which lived on second floor above shops.
Contributing Partner: Val Verde County Historical Commission
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