Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition

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Photograph of part of downtown Arlington being prepared for a demolition in 1972. It was taken from across an intersection. Among the buildings sectioned off are a pharmacy, Hutton Pianos and Organs, and Walter's Auto Supply. There is a truck by the buildings, and a car is on the road.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Hudspeth, Rural 1972.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2009 and was provided by Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 255 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

The Arlington Historical Society finds its home within the Fielder House, a two-story community landmark built in 1914 and one of the earliest brick homes in Arlington. Originally called The Cemetery Society at its founding in 1887, the Society's mission has been to gather and preserve historical materials relating to the founding and growth of the city.

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Photograph of part of downtown Arlington being prepared for a demolition in 1972. It was taken from across an intersection. Among the buildings sectioned off are a pharmacy, Hutton Pianos and Organs, and Walter's Auto Supply. There is a truck by the buildings, and a car is on the road.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2009

The 2009 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, oral histories, artwork, letters, and more. The collection houses more than 5,000 items and gives a glimpse into the diverse people that have called Texas home over the years. Funding provided by the Summerleee Foundation.

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  • 1972

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  • Dec. 8, 2009, 9:39 a.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2013, 4:06 p.m.

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Hudspeth, Rural. Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition, photograph, 1972; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65048/: accessed April 26, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.