West Side of Commerce

West Side of Commerce

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the west side of Commerce street in Childress, Texas. The street is lined with numerous parked automobiles and an unidentified group of people are standing in the center of the frame next to a postal box. The stores on the street with visible signs are (from left to right): City Cafe, Paul Pierce, Stanford Studio, R. Van-Wagner & Co., J. Earl Albright, Morris Tailor Shop and Shine Parlor, U.S. Post Office, Dr. James H. Jernigan X-Ray Diagnosis, Dr. Fred H. Cariker, Jewelry Simmon Deltah Pearls, Simmon Drugs-Soda.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
[Main Street Antique Mall]

[Main Street Antique Mall]

Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Description: Photograph of potted plants in front of the Main Street Antique Mall in Decatur, Texas.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell
[L. Huth & Son]

[L. Huth & Son]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Clipping recommending L. Huth & Son as merchants.
Contributing Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History
[The Hodges Dry Goods Company]

[The Hodges Dry Goods Company]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: The Hodges Dry Goods Company was established in 1885 and the building on Oak Street was built in 1892 by A.B. and D.M. Hodges. The building was 50 by 100 feet. At the corner of Oak and N. Magonlia and it was the first business establishment on Oak Street.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
Downtown Van Horn

Downtown Van Horn

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of building. Photograph of United Building in Van Horn, TX, most built around 1930. It housed the bank, the water company, the newspaper, and Eugene Rowe's store. The tall section in the back was built in 1908, was the first second story in town and was the first location of the Masonic Lodge.
Contributing Partner: Clark Hotel Museum
Jim and Laura Bean

Jim and Laura Bean

Date: c. 1934
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of man and girl standing in front of store. Photograph of Jim and Laura Bean standing in front of Audrey's Beauty Shop, possibly the United Building, in Van Horn, TX
Contributing Partner: Clark Hotel Museum
Trades Day

Trades Day

Date: 1923
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Trades Day, July 9, 1923. Photo shows Main Street looking north. The street is full of Ford Model T automobiles and people for the festival. Note on photo reads: Summer time-notice straw hats trimmed with flowers.
Contributing Partner: Taylor Public Library
[The interior of the Kress store]

[The interior of the Kress store]

Date: April 5, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: The interior of the Kress store. There are flowers, cards, and records amoung other items on display in the Kress store. There is also a glass door leading to the "Garden & Patio Shop."
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
North Loop Shopping Center

North Loop Shopping Center

Date: May 13, 1958
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: North Loop Shopping Center under construction. Signs for Beall's Department Store, Tucker Drug Store and Winn's 5 & 10 Store. Construction trucks, machinery and men.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[The exterior of the Kress store]

[The exterior of the Kress store]

Date: April 23, 1961
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Description: The exterior of the Kress store. A sign in the front window of the store says "open." There is a car parked under a light to the right of the photo. There are also flags hanging over the parking lot and on the exterior of the Kress building.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
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