Downtown Arlington

Description

Postcard of a street in downtown Arlington in 1909. People are gathered in front of stores by the street. Some are in cars, including a Studebaker. J. H. Douglass Grocery store and Coulter and Sons Drug Store are pictured. The postcard is primarily black and white, but has some items spot colored red.

Physical Description

1 postcard : chiefly b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1909.

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This postcard 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 319 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this postcard 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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Description

Postcard of a street in downtown Arlington in 1909. People are gathered in front of stores by the street. Some are in cars, including a Studebaker. J. H. Douglass Grocery store and Coulter and Sons Drug Store are pictured. The postcard is primarily black and white, but has some items spot colored red.

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1 postcard : chiefly b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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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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Creation Date

  • 1909

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Dec. 8, 2009, 9:39 a.m.

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  • Nov. 4, 2013, 4:05 p.m.

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Downtown Arlington, postcard, 1909; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth65067/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum.