Mesquite Auditorium

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Photograph of the interior of the Mesquite Auditorium. The backdrop for the stage shows advertisements for Mesquite businesses before 1907. According to accompanying information, the auditorium was located above James R. Welch, Outfitters on the east side of the square. Above the stage, an electric light is seen hanging from the rafters.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm., on mat 13 x 15 cm.

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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 206 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Mesquite Public Library

The Mesquite Public Library was founded in 1963 with the North Branch opening in 1981. They have been instrumental in preserving the rise of the city through its founding in the 19th century to its present state. The library has a wide range of materials, including books, audio cassettes, videos, DVDs, CDs, and reels of microfilm.

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Description

Photograph of the interior of the Mesquite Auditorium. The backdrop for the stage shows advertisements for Mesquite businesses before 1907. According to accompanying information, the auditorium was located above James R. Welch, Outfitters on the east side of the square. Above the stage, an electric light is seen hanging from the rafters.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 12 cm., on mat 13 x 15 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2010

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  • May 28, 2010, 6:03 p.m.

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Mesquite Auditorium, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth90969/: accessed April 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Mesquite Public Library.