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Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition

Description

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.

Physical Description

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

Creation Information

Hudspeth, Rural 1972.

Context

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 253 times , with 5 in the last month . 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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Description

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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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Hudspeth, Rural. Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition, photograph, 1972; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65048/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.