Parade Float: John E. Swenson, Dry Goods


John E. Swenson, Dry Goods parade float on Avenue D in Clifton, Texas. Dittrich Brothers store in background.

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Glass Plate Negative, 4x5"

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Creator: Unknown. 1900~/1910~.


This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and one other and was provided by Bosque County Historical Commission to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 132 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.


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Bosque County Historical Commission

The Bosque County Historical Commission contributes local history materials for the Rescuing Texas History project. Images include photos of early businesses and citizens, maps, and documents from Texas land agent and colonizer, Jacob De Cordova.

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John E. Swenson, Dry Goods parade float on Avenue D in Clifton, Texas. Dittrich Brothers store in background.

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Glass Plate Negative, 4x5"


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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

Rescuing Texas History 2007, presents materials from fifteen partners: Anderson County Historical Commission; Austin History Center, Austin Public Library; Bosque County Historical Commission; Childress County Heritage Museum; Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History; Dallas Heritage Village; First Christian Church, Port Arthur; Heritage House Museum, Orange; Historic Rose Marine Theater; Kemah Historical Society; Museum of the American Railroad; Palestine Public Library; Sanger Public Library; Sulphur Springs Public Library; and Val Verde Historical Commission.

Bosque County Glass Plate Negatives Collection

The Bosque County Historical Commision presents its collection of glass plate negatives relating to Bosque County history. The collection consists of over 50 glass plate negatives that include images of parade floats, families, the Bosque River Flood, and agriculture.

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  • 1900~/1910~

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  • 1900~ - 1910~

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Oct. 29, 2007, 1:48 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 12, 2016, 10:46 p.m.

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Parade Float: John E. Swenson, Dry Goods, photograph, 1900~/1910~; ( accessed October 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History,; crediting Bosque County Historical Commission.