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 238 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Arlington Historical Society presents photographs from its World War II collection as well as early images of Arlington's development including major construction projects for General Motors, Six Flags Mall, and Arlington Stadium.

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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

Rescuing Texas History 2009, presents local history materials from sixteen partners: Arlington Public Library & Fielder House, Austin History Center, Bee County Historical Commission, Dallas Municipal Archives, El Paso Public Library, French Legation Museum, Matthews Land & Cattle Company, LBJ Museum of San Marcos, Northeast Lakeview College, Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, Library & Hall of Fame, Port Arthur Public Library, River Valley Pioneer Museum, Stephen F. Austin Association, University of Texas at San Antonio, and University of Houston-Victoria Library. Funding was provided by the Summerlee Foundation of Dallas.

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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 September 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.