City Meat Market Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title City Meat Market

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: The City Meat Market was located south of the Oxford Hotel. It faced SE 1st Street, where the entrance to the First National (Bank?) was located. Please observe the horse-drawn wagon at the right of the photograph. Modern [2016] viewers might be appalled at the sight of sides of meat hanging in the open air; but when this photograph was taken, it was standard procedure. The gentleman holding the carcasses of poultry probably does so only for the sake of the picture. The clean aprons of all the men associated with the store were probably also donned only for the picture. Otherwise, they would be heavily blood-stained. This building later housed Roger's Army Store. Information about it was taken from A. F. Weaver's book "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells", second edition, page 121.

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Stores - Meat Markets

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
  • Time Period: new-sou

Collection

  • Name: A. F. Weaver Collection
    Code: AFWC

Institution

  • Name: Boyce Ditto Public Library
    Code: BDPL

Resource Type

  • Photograph

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: AWO_2659P
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth60946