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[Old Federal Building - Corner of Main and Broadway]

Description: Photograph of a Italian Renaissance styled three story building with stairs, flanked by globe light poles, leading up to the entrances on either side of the building, medallion on the second story facade, small balconies around each second story building, a flag pole and antenna atop the building. Trees are growing on the street corner by the street light, fire hydrant, and hanging traffic light.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Del Rio News Herald - Corner Main and Broadway Streets]

Description: Photograph of a two story building mostly covered by vertical boards painted teal, and large white letters reading The Del Rio News-Herald, in-between the corner and the windowed storefront, under an awning. The building is located at the corner of two streets with a double step red curb.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Marcy Martin - Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a corner building with brick column and wall base details, a windowed storefront with hanging sign reading Cowboy Outfitter, suspended awning. A car is parked at a meter in front of a partially visible painted mural along the side of the building: image of a cowboy on a bucking bronco and reading Pross? World Champion? A potted plant, two utility poles, and a street sign for Broadway and S Main St are on the street corner with a red curb.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[F. C. Blaine Home - Broadway Street]

Description: A photograph of a building with a raised and covered porch enclosed with columns and a banister wraps around the visible parts of the building. A short stairwell with metal handrails leads from the yard to the front door; The wall under the front porch has a few decorative vents.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Duke Home - 108 East Broadway]

Description: Photograph of a two story, peaked roof building with a screened in porch, bay windows, and an appliance extending from the street side of the building. Another one story building with a partially visible sign (City of) and a small windmill is to the right of the building. Partial parked cars are visible to either side of the photograph.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Railroad House - East Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of a one story building with a covered front porch, white trim, brick accents above the windows and doors, and a dark screen door in front of the front door. The front porch is empty and a few utility lines extend from the ground by the street in the lower right corner. A red structure is barely visible behind the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Price Lumber Company - a - 43? South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a gravel and overgrown alleyway between two storefronts (left is a blue and white two story: Price Lumber Company, right is one story with a vine growing up the taller storefront) to another building's corner and construction scaffolding blocking another building structure. A sidewalk and blurry vehicle fill the foreground, and some trees and utility pole are in the background.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Price Lumber Company - b - 432 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe two story building with blue trim, glass storefront, suspended awning, and red painted letters reading A W Carpets and Interiors. Some plants are growing around the corner of the building, and a parking meter sits along the sidewalk by the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Tom Payne Building - 432 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a one story building with a suspended awning, single door entrance, and vines growing up the side of the building. The second story wall front is painted green at the edge of the photograph. A parking meter is located on the sidewalk by the street, and a gravel path follows the side of the building in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Walton Building - a - 432 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a building with a wood panel and windowed lower storefront displaying two outfits and a shirt; the upper storefront is painted teal with brick and pole details. Another white building wall forms the back of a dirt and grass alleyway space located next to the main building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Walton Building - b - 432 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of an alleyway space between a one story (left), two story buildings (right), one story building (back); the alley space is mostly gravel with overgrown grass around the edges, a chopped tree roots, growing tree, and a pile of miscellaneous objects with a puddle between the gravel area and the sidewalk. Another two story structure stands behind this area.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Joseph Hyman Building - NE Corner Main and Garfield]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with glass storefront with a suspended awning and illegible signs, one mentions Appliance, on a corner lot. A two story building with glass storefront is visible behind and across the street from the main building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Old City Hall - Fire Station - Police Department - 120 East Garfield]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with two garage doors, a decorative trim front entrance with a hanging bell, and arched decoration and small metal balconies around each second story window. The garage doors and arched window decorations are painted pink and blue, and a large letters painted on the wall read Del Rio Boys' Club. Two cars are parked in front of the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Madison Garage - 109 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a corner lot storefront with a car and machinery are under a a large covered area supported with columns and arches; the sign above says Del Rio Motor. Along the side of the building are hanging signs reading Coca-Cola and Economy Finance Loans. A large blue building is located on the next block behind the Del Rio Motor building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Warner Building - NE Corner Main Street and Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a two story building on a street corner with a smooth white storefront, blue painted and windowed storefront, and a stone side wall with arched and sealed doorway and windows. The building boasts three signs: hanging wall sign is illegible, banner sign on the stone wall advertises the Mill Outlet, the painted signs over the store entrance advertise the building as a super mercado (supermarket).
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Pennington Building - 625 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of the side of a storefront in poor repair next to a gravel lot with a small bush growing at the corner by a stand along sign reading Private = Parking, Del Rio Beauty Salon. A brick column marks the building's corner, a small bricks form the area at the top of the wall and have regularly spaced small rectangular marks, and the main wall facade is in very poor repair with huge areas of missing paint or plaster.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Old Del Rio National Bank - SW Corner Main Street and Greenwood]

Description: Photograph of two story building with a curtained entrance door (including sign for The Del Rio Loan Co with a clock) on the corner, decorative trim and pillars across the buildings exterior, a hanging sign with a car image and reading Insurance, Automobile, Financing, and a sign on the wall reading "The Del Rio Loan Co., Loans, Installment Financing, Furniture - Appliances, 775-8535, 701 S. Main St , Entrance at Corner." More storefronts can be seen behind the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[H. J. Ware Building - Rita Theatre - 746 South Main]

Description: Photograph of the Rita Theater entrance, four movie posters, and matinee sign reading "Roy Rogers in Mackintosh & T J" "Sat and Sun Matinee G." Another storefront is visible to the right with a partially legible sign. A teal pickup truck and partial view of a car are parked on the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Rose Building (Burke) - 748 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph (left) of a car driving down the street in front of the Rita Theatre and the next storefront with a striped curtain hanging from the suspended awning. Photograph (right) of a wrought iron staircase with lacy details on each riser and ornate handrail posts which is located in a thin alley between two buildings.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Lindheim - Roach McLymont - Bealls - 801 Canal-Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building, glass storefront, a suspended blue, white, and black decorative awning, and balconies under each second story window. A trashcan and street sign reading "No right turn on red" are on the corner in front of the double doors into the storefront, under a sign for Beall's. A partial view of a pickup truck is visible on either side of the photograph.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Ross Drug Store - 800 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of two story building, located on a street corner, with a windowed storefront covered by a shingle awning and signs reading Ross Drugs from the awning and from the second story facade.The storefront wall has second story windows and stone decorative corner pillars while the side of the building shows bricked up remnants of old windows and features. A child walks in front of the store window, and a car is parked along the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Galindo Store - Corner Main and Pafford Streets]

Description: Photograph of a two story adobe building, painted aqua colored, with suspended awning and four sets of a door and window along the first floor. A one story white building is partially visible attached to the back of the building. The building is situated on the corner of two streets, and a stop sign is located at the corner.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Galindo Home - 102 West Pafford Street]

Description: Photograph of a building with three peaked tin roofs and a covered porch supported with decorative columns. A one story building is located behind the main building; a leaning utility pole and a car along the street are in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Taini Home - SE Corner Main and Ney Streets]

Description: Photograph of a Spanish-Italian cut rock, one story building with a chimney, covered front porch with detailed cross banister. A stone bench sits in front of the home windows shadowed by a tree and bushes. A metal wire fence with a vertical wooden board in the center encloses the grass lawn.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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