[Farmers & Merchants Lumber Company Float]

Description

Photograph of the Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. float in the Mai-Fest Parade. The float is made to look like a small house with a covered front porch, and brick on the bottom. The sign on top says "Johns-Manville Asbestos Shingles." On the side of the house it says "Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. 'The Home Builders'" and "Sherwin-Williams Paints and Varnishes." The float is parked in front of unidentified stores.

Physical Description

1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w ; 6.5 x 8.5 in.

Creation Information

Winkelmann's Studio May 1927.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 35 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

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  • Main Title: [Farmers & Merchants Lumber Company Float]
  • Added Title: Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. [float]; Maifest, 1927

Description

Photograph of the Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. float in the Mai-Fest Parade. The float is made to look like a small house with a covered front porch, and brick on the bottom. The sign on top says "Johns-Manville Asbestos Shingles." On the side of the house it says "Farmers & Merchants Lumber Co. 'The Home Builders'" and "Sherwin-Williams Paints and Varnishes." The float is parked in front of unidentified stores.

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1 photograph : glass photonegative, b&w ; 6.5 x 8.5 in.

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  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_e_wk_0156
  • Accession or Local Control No: CAH_3W237c
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth117904

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History, 2010 is comprised of photographs, postcards, maps, letters, yearbooks, and other materials that reflect on bygone eras of Texas history.

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Creation Date

  • May 1927

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  • Sept. 30, 2010, 2:42 p.m.

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Winkelmann's Studio. [Farmers & Merchants Lumber Company Float], photograph, May 1927; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth117904/: accessed September 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History.