[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

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Photograph of the interior of the Frank Ellis and Son General Store in the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, TX. Every wall is covered in shelves. The shelves are lined with various goods being sold. Several independent displays run down the middle of the store. The owner, Frank Ellis, is standing on the left next to a glass display case. He is wearing a suit and tie and a hat.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in., on mat 7 x 9 in.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2010 and was provided by Mesquite Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 100 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Description

Photograph of the interior of the Frank Ellis and Son General Store in the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, TX. Every wall is covered in shelves. The shelves are lined with various goods being sold. Several independent displays run down the middle of the store. The owner, Frank Ellis, is standing on the left next to a glass display case. He is wearing a suit and tie and a hat.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in., on mat 7 x 9 in.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

Rescuing Texas History 2010, presents local history materials from twelve partners: Bell/Whittington Public Library, Cedar Hill Museum of History, Cleveland Historic Society, Cooke County Library, Dallas Firefighters Museum, Dallas Municipal Archives, Dolph Briscoe Center for American History, Fort Worth Jewish Archives, Friench Simpson Memorial Library, Harris County Archives, Longview Public Library, McAllen Memorial Public Library, Mesquite Public Library, Midwestern State University, Richardson Public Library, St. Philips College, Texas Woman's University, and the University of Texas Health Science Center San Antonio.

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  • May 28, 2010, 6:03 p.m.

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[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90946/: accessed September 29, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mesquite Public Library.