[Geneva Loan & Jewelry Company Storefront]

One of 21 photographs in the series: Charles Binion Collection available on this site.

Description

Photograph of the Geneva Loan & Jewelry Co. building at the corner of Overland Avenue and El Paso Street in El Paso, Texas, with various items visible in the storefronts on the west and south sides of the building. Several unidentified people are walking or standing near the building, including two women and a child standing on the corner and a man crossing the street on the right side of the image. On the left side of the image, part of Happy's Photo-Studio is visible next door to the store; a number of multi-story buildings are visible in the background. … continued below

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 24 cm., on board 25 x 30 cm.

Creation Information

Binion, Charles September 18, 1978.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2016 and was provided by the El Paso Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 148 times, with 4 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of the Geneva Loan & Jewelry Co. building at the corner of Overland Avenue and El Paso Street in El Paso, Texas, with various items visible in the storefronts on the west and south sides of the building. Several unidentified people are walking or standing near the building, including two women and a child standing on the corner and a man crossing the street on the right side of the image. On the left side of the image, part of Happy's Photo-Studio is visible next door to the store; a number of multi-story buildings are visible in the background. Additional technical information about the photo is printed on the back.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 12 x 24 cm., on board 25 x 30 cm.

Notes

Text printed below image: "Binion Collection, El Paso Public Library."

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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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  • September 18, 1978

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Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • Aug. 31, 2017, 9:16 a.m.

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  • Sept. 7, 2017, 4:50 p.m.

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Past 30 days: 4
Total Uses: 148

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  • 31.756892, -106.488687

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Binion, Charles. [Geneva Loan & Jewelry Company Storefront], photograph, September 18, 1978; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth875365/: accessed October 3, 2022), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting El Paso Public Library.

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