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[Foster Home (W. H. Mason) - b - 123 Hudson Drive]

Description: Photograph of the north side of the two story plaster building including a small covered porch with a hanging potted plant. The building is obscured by a hedge of bushes, trees, utility pole, and a white construction wall or block with a grass lawn in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Foster Home (W. H. Mason) - a - 123 Hudson Drive]

Description: Photograph of a plaster building with a two story main section: square pillars extend past the roof line, shutters are around the front windows and flower boxes are under the upper front windows, and one story building extensions on either side of the center entrance; the windows on the left extension are arched, and a double french door is located on the right extension. A few unidentified people are standing in the entrance.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Swift Home - 400 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of a multiple story building with a stone half walled and covered front porch. Bushes line the front of the house to either side of the front stairs, and two large trees mostly obscure the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Will Whitehead Home - 210 East 8th Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with a covered front porch, staircase up the side of the house to the second story, and a short set of stairs to a door near the back of the house. A large tree by the front walkway obscures most of the house.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Greenwood Home - 407 Griner]

Description: Photograph of a plaster building, in poor condition, with two different front doors and a covered front porch. A large tree is growing to the left of the front doors in an overgrown lawn. A sidewalk, utility pole and lines, and a street are in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Griffen Home - Garfield Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe building with black trim windows, a covered front porch, short wooden stake fence, rock lined garden beds, tall trees, and a yellow yard sign. The building is located on a corner lot with a white post on the corner reading "Pulliam St"
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[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
Location Info:

[Hamilton Home - 404 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of a plaster two story building with a small roof, supported by columns, over the front door, shuttered windows, and a triangular stone boarded walkway that circles the building. A large tree is located in front of the front door, and the corner of another building is visible behind the building. A sidewalk and street angle across the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Hardin Home - 506 Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a plaster one story building with an arched doorway over the stairs to the front entrance. In front of the building are two trees, a sidewalk, and a street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Greenwood Park - Greenwood, Garfield, Griner Streets]

Description: Photograph of an adobe gazebo with stairs located in a park's grass lawn with a five large trees and one sapling. Behind the park is a car on the street and a two story building with arched openings and an multi-story extension above the roof, possibly a church.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Herbst Home - 500 Spring Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with dormer windows, stairs up to a covered front porch, and decorative moulding in the peaked roof eaves. Bushes line the front of the house in an overgrown lawn separated by a wire fence from the sidewalk and street. Trees are growing behind either side of the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[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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[Henson Hotel - 211-221 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a long two story storefront with suspended awning, barber pole, and signs reading Rio Loans, Loans, WIPFF'S Furniture & Appliance, and WIPFF'S Furniture and Appliance Sales Services.Two people are walking along the sidewalk where there are parking meters and cars parked on the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:

[Julius Franki Home - a - 500 Hudson Drive]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with arched entryway and shuttered windows located at a T-juncture of streets. Trees and a wire fence line the building's property. A utility pole is located on the foreground corner lot.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[John Owen Glen Home - Gibbs Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with a wrap around porch on a corner lot; first floor is painted orange and grey, the second floor has wood shingles and possibly rock siding. A utility pole and fence posts surround the grass lawn. Cars are parked in front of a one story building with an illegible sign to the right of the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[D.Hart's Dairy and Cheese Factory - Cienegas Road]

Description: Photograph of a one story building with columns on the right side of the building located past of a body of water with trees emerging above the water. The photograph is taken through a barbed wire and welded wire fence across overgrown prairie grassland.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Perry Store (Whitehead Memorial Museum) - 1400 block of South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a stacked flint rock two story main building with attached one story section; the left photograph shows the front of the building with a garage door in the one story section, a medallion of Texas and a plaque above the front door, and two historical markers flank the front door; the right photograph shows the back of the building with a wooden staircase to the second story door, wooden panels across the one story section, and two trees obscure the building.
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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[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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[Old Val Verde County Jail - b - 209 Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a rock two story building with two entrances on either side of the building and a recessed back portion of the building with two sets of windows on the second story and one small window on the first story. A large tree with a trunk painted white is on either corner of the building, and some orange construction barricades are placed along the recessed building section. A stop sign on the opposite street corner is visible in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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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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[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 Val Verde County Jail - a - 209 Losoya]

Description: Photograph of a stone two story building with an entrance door on either side of the building; the front door has an awning and small white fence bordering the front walkway and built-in planters on either side of the stairs.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Patton Home - Greenwood Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe one story building with brick chimney, covered porch completely filled with plants, and white fabric on the red roof. A wooden rail fence structure separates the overgrown yard (including a palm tree trunk) from the dirt / gravel area along the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph