[Downtown McAllen]

Description

Photograph of downtown McAllen, Texas, looking south on Main Street. Stores are visible, including Lee Optical and Parisian Center of Values, and a theater is visible on the left. Cars are parked on both sides of the street.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. June 2, 1960.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and was provided by McAllen Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 1500 times , with 101 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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McAllen Public Library

Located in Hidalgo County, the McAllen Public Library serves a culturally rich and historically diverse area of the state. Their mission is to provide free access to information and foster an open exchange of ideas. Planning for the library is conducted through the Library Board's recommendations to the City Commission.

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Description

Photograph of downtown McAllen, Texas, looking south on Main Street. Stores are visible, including Lee Optical and Parisian Center of Values, and a theater is visible on the left. Cars are parked on both sides of the street.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

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  • June 2, 1960

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  • Nov. 21, 2013, 5:47 a.m.

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Yesterday: 7
Past 30 days: 101
Total Uses: 1,500

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[Downtown McAllen], photograph, June 2, 1960; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth354578/: accessed November 12, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting McAllen Public Library.