Wood's Cafe, early 1940s, McKinney

Description

High vantage point photo of the inside of the cafe, looking towards front door. This is a very busy lunch hour. Most of the men have either hung their hats on the wall rack or still have them on. Only two people have noticed the photographer, the rest are occupied by their meal or conversation. The door to the cafe is propped open, leaving the screen door to allow any sort of breeze in.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13.5 [in.]

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1940~.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Texas History Collection and was provided by North Texas History Center to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1148 times , with 9 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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North Texas History Center

Founded in 1957 as the Collin County Historical Commission, the North Texas History Center gives residents from within McKinney and beyond the chance to dive into the past. They collect, display, and catalog historical artifacts and share them with the public.

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Description

High vantage point photo of the inside of the cafe, looking towards front door. This is a very busy lunch hour. Most of the men have either hung their hats on the wall rack or still have them on. Only two people have noticed the photographer, the rest are occupied by their meal or conversation. The door to the cafe is propped open, leaving the screen door to allow any sort of breeze in.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 10 x 13.5 [in.]

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Texas History Collection

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  • 1940~

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  • July 21, 2006, 9:33 a.m.

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  • Nov. 2, 2016, 1:13 p.m.

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Wood's Cafe, early 1940s, McKinney, photograph, 1940~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth15454/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting North Texas History Center.