[Brownsville U.S. Courthouse Construction]

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Photograph of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, a large three-story brick and stone building with arched entryways in the middle of the first floor and a flagpole on the facade. On the right several ladders are leaning against the front of the building and there is a temporary wooden structure next to a lamppost on the sidewalk. On the left an automobile is driving on the street in front of the other side of the building and other buildings and telephone poles are visible in the background.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

Creation Information

A. Rogers Studio August 2, 1932.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2019 and was provided by the Brownsville Historical Association to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 14 times. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Brownsville Historical Association

The Brownsville Historical Association manages 7 historic buildings and museums in the Mitte Cultural District and Downtown Brownsville: Stillman House Museum, Heritage Museum, Market Square Research Center, Historic Alonso Building, Historic Brownsville Museum, the Old City Cemetery and the Laureles Ranch House Museum. Through exhibitions, educational programs, publications, cultural events, and archival collections, BHA shares Brownsville’s history and cultural arts with the local community.

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Description

Photograph of the Brownsville U.S. courthouse and post office, a large three-story brick and stone building with arched entryways in the middle of the first floor and a flagpole on the facade. On the right several ladders are leaning against the front of the building and there is a temporary wooden structure next to a lamppost on the sidewalk. On the left an automobile is driving on the street in front of the other side of the building and other buildings and telephone poles are visible in the background.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 17 x 22 cm.

Notes

Typewritten note on the back of the photograph: "U.S> Ct. H., Cust. H. & P.O., Brownsville, Texas. A.J. Rife Construction Co., Contr. Looking Approx. East. August 2, 1932.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2019

Rescuing Texas History collects photographs, newspaper articles, letters, postcards, and other historical materials from across the state and beyond to document and preserve the rich history of the state.

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  • August 2, 1932

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • July 3, 2020, 5:57 a.m.

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  • Aug. 1, 2020, 10:48 a.m.

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  • 25.902415, -97.499261

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A. Rogers Studio. [Brownsville U.S. Courthouse Construction], photograph, August 2, 1932; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth1261082/: accessed February 29, 2024), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Brownsville Historical Association.

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