Mr. and Mrs. Middleton Shop for Groceries

Mr. and Mrs. Middleton Shop for Groceries

Date: January 28, 1954
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Mr.and Mrs. Middleton shopping for groceries in the produce section. He wears a suit and tie. She wears a women's suit and a crocheted hat.
Contributing Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth
[Floats in parade]

[Floats in parade]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of floats in a parade on a dirt road. There are crowds on either side of the road, and some children walking in the parade. The float in the left-center area of the photograph is covered in produce and has a sign that reads, "And some to spare."
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
Mexican Market

Mexican Market

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a market in Taft, TX. Several large tents and awnings are set up next to a downtown building district. Several pick up trucks are shown parked in front of the tents. Several piles that appear to be melon are stacked under the tents.
Contributing Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library
[Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit]

[Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit. It is located indoors, and there are tables with various types of produce on them. The man holding a large gourd and standing in the center of the photograph is identified as Morris Higdon, the Chamber of Commerce Manager.
Contributing Partner: Collingsworth County Museum
Store Interior with Staff

Store Interior with Staff

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of the interior of Thornton's Drug Store. Standing inside the store is E.L. Thornton, Allen Rasey and Shella Thornton. The store is long and narrow with high ceilings. Shelves full of goods line the walls, and cabinets and produce line the walkways.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Thanksgiving Greetings

Thanksgiving Greetings

Date: 1908
Creator: unknown
Description: Color postcard depicting a turkey standing on the shore under a tree, next to some produce of the land. In the background is the Mayflower sailing by on the ocean. Correspondence reads, "My dear Sis, many happy T.G. Greetings for you. I have you [ ] will send it soon. Lovingly, Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O.Box 838. It is postmarked Monett & Paris, Texas on Nov. 25, 1908.
Contributing Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes
Humor Postcard, Apple; Humor Postcard, Pumpkin

Humor Postcard, Apple; Humor Postcard, Pumpkin

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy photograph of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize apples are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize pumpkin is carried on a train. Text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
Humor Postcard, Potato; Humor Postcard, Corn

Humor Postcard, Potato; Humor Postcard, Corn

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize potatoes are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize cob of corn is carried on a train. The text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[People Gathering at Dallas Farmer's Market]

[People Gathering at Dallas Farmer's Market]

Date: June 11, 1979
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Photograph of people gathering at the Dallas Farmer's Market. In the photograph, individuals stand in a group. Many of them wear white. Cars are parked in the space behind them.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
[Prize Winning Table]

[Prize Winning Table]

Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Description: Photograph of a prize winning table at the Dallas Farmer's Market. In the photograph, a girl sits behind a table over which a patterned tablecloth is laid. Cartons of vegetables are placed on the table. On either side of the girl are potted plants.
Contributing Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives
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