General Merchandise and Drug Store

General Merchandise and Drug Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the C. H. McGary General Merchandise Store in Portland, TX. The Portland Drug Store is connected to the General Store. Lettering on the side of the stores identifies them. The front of the stores is a covered porch area. The area around the stores is undeveloped land. A railroad runs in front of the building.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
Bill from R.L. Livingston & Co. General Store

Bill from R.L. Livingston & Co. General Store

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Facsimile of a bill of sale from R.L. Livingston General Merchandise Co for Mrs. Joe Humphries of Marfa, Texas in 1898. This page was included in a paper written by Elizabeth Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967.
Contributing Partner: Marfa Public Library
[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the interior of the Frank Ellis and Son General Store in the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, TX. Every wall is covered in shelves. The shelves are lined with various goods being sold. Several independent displays run down the middle of the store. The owner, Frank Ellis, is standing on the left next to a glass display case. He is wearing a suit and tie and a hat.
Contributing Partner: Mesquite Public Library
Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a concession stand at a theater in Abilene, TX. Various types of candy are visible in a glass display case in the counter. On top of the counter is more candy and a popcorn machine. The surrounding room is highly ornate. A large, decorative lamp fixture is visible in the background. A large mirror framed by Hollywood lighting in on the wall behind the counter.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a concession stand at at theater in Abilene, TX. The stand is various types of theater fare, including candy, popcorn, pickles, and drinks. The surrounding room is highly ornate. A large, decorative lamp fixture is on the back wall. A large mirror, framed by Hollywood lighting, dominates the wall behind the concession stand. A man is standing in front of the counter, posing with a drink in his hand.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Date: 1955
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a concession stand at a theater in Abilene, TX. Various types of candy are visible in a glass display case in the counter. On top of the counter is more candy and a popcorn machine. The surrounding room is highly ornate. Two large, decorative lamp fixtures are visible in the background. A large mirror framed by Hollywood lighting in on the wall behind the counter. A man is standing behind the counter, offering a drink and container of popcorn.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[Volunteers Advertising Merchandise]

[Volunteers Advertising Merchandise]

Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Description: Photograph of volunteers advertising Texas Folklife Festival merchandise at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing hats with longhorn horn and holding up posters.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections