[Postcard of The Great White Way - Spring Street]

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Postcard taken c. 1925 of Spring Street, a street that was once knicknamed "The Great White Way" because of the streetlights running down the center of the street. Note the train depot on the right and the business on the left.

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1 photograph : positive, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Creator: Unknown. 1925~.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Anderson County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1304 times , with 13 in the last month . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Anderson County Historical Commission

Originally part of David G. Burnet's colony, the county formed in 1846 and named after Kenneth L. Anderson, Vice President of the Republic of Texas from 1844 until annexation. The Commission provides materials for the Rescuing Texas History project, including images of local citizens, businesses, and homes.

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Description

Postcard taken c. 1925 of Spring Street, a street that was once knicknamed "The Great White Way" because of the streetlights running down the center of the street. Note the train depot on the right and the business on the left.

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1 photograph : positive, b&w ; 35 mm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

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  • 1925~

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  • June 26, 2007, 1:24 p.m.

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  • Feb. 27, 2017, 2:57 p.m.

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[Postcard of The Great White Way - Spring Street], postcard, 1925~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth25705/: accessed December 10, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Anderson County Historical Commission.