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[Administration Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Administration Building taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Arch of building has a statue in center. In front of the statue is a water fountain surrounded by three flags. An American flag is flying in the left of the photo; there is a tree on right.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Agriculture Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Agriculture Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Multi-story brick building with entrance that faces east. Entrance has four square columns that lead to the front doors. Sign to far left reads: BUS STOP.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Amphitheatre, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Amphitheatre taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. The theatre is a huge dome shaped cement stage. Two people are standing toward front of stage (left) and may be singers with a seated orchestra in the background. Rows of seating can be seen in foreground.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Aquarium, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Aquarium taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White, one story brick building with three sets of double doors at the entrance. To far left of photo, is an arch with two people wearing hats walking under it. People can be seen on and in front of the cement steps leading to the entrance of the Aquarium. Trees on the far left. A street is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Cotton Bowl, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Cotton Bowl from the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Stadium filled with people. People standing in row formations on the field. There is also a stage area set up behind them with red, white, and blue banners. Large building in background.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Esplanade and State Building]

Description: Photograph of the esplanade and the State Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Center of photo shows a long, narrow body of water. Two women are sitting on a bench in right foreground. Flags flying in background. Buildings on right and left.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Esplanade Exhibit buildings]

Description: Photograph of the Esplanade and the Exhibit buildings taken during Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Foreground shows several boxed in areas of landscaping. Background shows tops of several tall buildings.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Federal Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Federal Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Brick building has a tall rectangular shaped tower on the north of the building. American flags on right and left of tower. Flag in right background (may be Texas).
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Ford Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Ford Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Ford Building has a huge sign proclaiming it "FORD" directly above the five sets of double doors at the front entrance. Multi-story brick building, has two American flags flying on tall flagpoles on either side of the front entrance. Tree on far right of building.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[General Motors Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the General Motors Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White stucco building with five arches that lead to the front entrances of the building. Above building entrance is a large "GM". American flag to the left of the front entrances and partial view of another American flag on far left of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[A group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house.]

Description: Photograph of a group of young men and women posed on the steps of a house. Image is mounted on black (faded to gray) matte. Written on back, "Metropolitan Business College, Dallas, "Before the Sp_____." Bought at auction 5/04/04. Identifications written in pencil have been scribbled over in pencil.
Date: May 4, 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Law West of the Pecos]

Description: Photograph of the "Law West of the Pecos" building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. One-story wooden building with covered porch that extends the entire length of the building. Top of the roof has a sign that reads: Judge Roy Bean, Notary Public. Signs on left under covered porch "The Jersey Lilly" and on right "Justice of the Peace". Wooden fence on right of photo. Wooden building to left of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Museum of Domestic Arts, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Museum of Domestic Arts taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Museum is a multi-story brick building with a covered entrance with three round cement columns. Two sets of steps lead to the building. There is a shrub on either side of the covered entrance. Shrubs are in front of the cement platform that leads to the second set of steps.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Radio Studios, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Radio Studios taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White stucco building has "Radio Studios" written at entrance and "Gulf Oil Products" written above that. People can be seen standing/walking in front of the building. A Texas flag is flying on right of photo, and an American flag is flying toward the left (both from very tall flag poles.)
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[State Building, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the State Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Multistory building with square columns that extend across entire front of building. Large tree to right of photo. Six pine trees/shrubs to left.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Travels and Transportation Building]

Description: Photograph of the Travels and Transportation Building taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. White stucco building with columns and dome shaped entrance. Large body of water in front of entrance. A small tree in bottom right corner of photo.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Varied Industries, Texas Centennial Exposition]

Description: Photograph of the Varied Industries taken during the Texas Centennial Exposition in Dallas, Texas in 1936. Brick building with square columned entrance. Two large flags on flagpoles in center of entrance with a fountain in front of them. Large tree on far left. Two dark colored flags on right of photo (one is almost totally obscured by a shrub)
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum