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[Photograph of Hall of Negro Life at Texas Fair] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph of Hall of Negro Life at Texas Fair]


  • Creation: 1936


  • English


  • Content Description: Photograph of a multi-story, windowless building with two dark, open entrances at the front center of the building and a lard concrete driving leading to a street. A circular symbol or image lays on the face of the building, below 3-D letters that say "Hall of Negro Life." There are benches scattered around the edge of the drive, and a tall flagpole bearing the American Flag. There are two pairs of men and women walking towards the entrances from the street that runs diagonal to the building. A decorative border runs around the edge of the photo, and on the back, there are notes about the building, including one that says the building was later torn down.
  • Physical Description: 1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 6 cm.


  • Keyword: photographs
  • Keyword: State Fair of Texas
  • Keyword: Texas State Fair
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Social Life and Customs - Fairs and Exhibitions
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Buildings
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: People - Ethnic Groups - African Americans

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Dallas County - Dallas
  • Time Period: new-sou
  • Coverage Date: 1936


  • Name: Rescuing Texas History, 2016
    Code: SG16


  • Name: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
    Code: PCMM

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: PCMM_mnm-16-105
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth834049