[Service Station in Cockrum Building]

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Photograph of O.H. Shaw, Sam Henry Rahl, and Mohler Simpson standing in front of the gas pumps of a service station. The fourth man in the far right background is unidentified. The words "Drive In" are painted above each of the pumps and a fire hydrant is visible in the right foreground. The area is covered by a wood plank roof.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1929~.

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Description

Photograph of O.H. Shaw, Sam Henry Rahl, and Mohler Simpson standing in front of the gas pumps of a service station. The fourth man in the far right background is unidentified. The words "Drive In" are painted above each of the pumps and a fire hydrant is visible in the right foreground. The area is covered by a wood plank roof.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 19 x 24 cm.

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Handwriting on back: "Service Station in Cockrum Building- N.E. corner of Fisher and 4th St. Prop. O. H. Shaw left - Sam Henry Rahl center - Mohler Simpson right. Man at far right unknown. about 1929"

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Rescuing Texas History, 2017

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  • 1929~

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  • March 14, 2019, 11:27 p.m.

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  • July 11, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

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[Service Station in Cockrum Building], photograph, 1929~; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1131848/: accessed September 21, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Jennie Trent Dew Library.