[Photograph of Concession Stand Vendors at Texas Fair]

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Photograph of two men in aprons and shirts with rolled up sleeves (one with a newsboy cap on), leaning on either side of the corner of a covered, wooden shack. The shack has a counter that wraps around the whole structure, except where the man on the left has opened a small door and is leaning. There are Coca Cola advertisements painted all the way along the front of the counter. On the back wall of the shack (at left) there are hanging and standing cabinets of various shapes and sizes. There is a note about the date and location ... continued below

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1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1936.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and was provided by Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 51 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

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Photograph of two men in aprons and shirts with rolled up sleeves (one with a newsboy cap on), leaning on either side of the corner of a covered, wooden shack. The shack has a counter that wraps around the whole structure, except where the man on the left has opened a small door and is leaning. There are Coca Cola advertisements painted all the way along the front of the counter. On the back wall of the shack (at left) there are hanging and standing cabinets of various shapes and sizes. There is a note about the date and location written on the back of the photo.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 6 x 9 cm.

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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.

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  • 1936

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  • Feb. 28, 2017, 8:56 p.m.

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  • March 31, 2017, 4:30 p.m.

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[Photograph of Concession Stand Vendors at Texas Fair], photograph, 1936; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth834103/: accessed October 22, 2019), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell.