[Texaco sign on Elm Street and W. University Drive]

Description

Photograph of a Texaco service station sign on Elm Street at W. University Drive in Denton, Texas. A dumpster and cars sit in the lot on the left. A Safeway supermarket is on the right corner in the back, cars in the parking lot. Cars sit across at the intersection.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 11 cm.

Creation Information

Denton (Tex.) November 18, 1977.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and one other and was provided by Denton Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Denton Public Library

The Denton Public Library partnered with UNT Libraries on a grant From Plowshares to Diplomas: Digitizing Early Denton History, which was completed in 2007. Materials include local history photographs, maps, city directories, and some books. Funding for this project was provided by the Forrest C. Lattner Foundation.

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Description

Photograph of a Texaco service station sign on Elm Street at W. University Drive in Denton, Texas. A dumpster and cars sit in the lot on the left. A Safeway supermarket is on the right corner in the back, cars in the parking lot. Cars sit across at the intersection.

Physical Description

1 photograph : col. ; 9 x 11 cm.

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Collections

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Rescuing Texas History, 2016

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials gives a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas over the past two centuries.

City of Denton Municipal Collection

Features documents, newsletters, clippings, and photographs from the early 1900s to present day, depicting people, places, and activities about the various Departments of the City of Denton.

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Creation Date

  • November 18, 1977

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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • Feb. 28, 2017, 8:16 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • April 26, 2017, 4:25 p.m.

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  • 33.230602, -97.133775

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Denton (Tex.). [Texaco sign on Elm Street and W. University Drive], photograph, November 18, 1977; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth833954/: accessed December 13, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Denton Public Library.