Cleveland Auto Parts [Pilgreen & Sons]

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Photograph of the interior of Pilgreen Auto Parts on the east side of Highway 59 south between the township and hwy 105. The picture is of Mr.George Pilgreen, owner and his oldest son, George Wright Pilgreen. Note the air cooled auto cushion display. This product was due to most cars still not having air conditioners.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in. -- change as necessary according to UNT Libraries guidelines

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Young, Moon 02-04-1961.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Cleveland Historic Society to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 299 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Cleveland Historic Society

Cleveland Historic Society features its collection of photographs, documents, personal letters and maps that catalog Cleveland's growth and culture. The Santa Fe and Southern Pacific railroads running just north of Cleveland along with logging and lumber mills were core to Cleveland's development.

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Photograph of the interior of Pilgreen Auto Parts on the east side of Highway 59 south between the township and hwy 105. The picture is of Mr.George Pilgreen, owner and his oldest son, George Wright Pilgreen. Note the air cooled auto cushion display. This product was due to most cars still not having air conditioners.

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1 photograph : negative, b&w ; 4 x 5 in. -- change as necessary according to UNT Libraries guidelines

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • 02-04-1961

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  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:42 p.m.

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  • Jan. 17, 2011, 10:45 p.m.

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Young, Moon. Cleveland Auto Parts [Pilgreen & Sons], photograph, 02-04-1961; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117457/: accessed August 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Cleveland Historic Society.