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[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 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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[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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[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

[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

[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

[Taylor Duke Commercial Building - Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a stand alone building with windowed storefront on two sides of the building, suspended awning on the street side, and painted letters reading Taylor Duke. A partial view of a car, utility pole, and a parking meter are along the street in front of the building. A parked car and two small trees growing in a median are in the parking lot along the side of the building.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Charles Miller home - 112 West Martin Street]

Description: Photographs of a wood and rock house with an addition, in process or blue screened-in porch, and a metal chainlink fence and bushes separate the property from the sidewalk. The left photograph shows the front entrance and left side of the house as viewed from an angle across the street. The right photograph is a closer image of the part of the house to the right of the front door, including front walkway, and is taken from directly across the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[Commercial Building - 119 West Martin Street]

Description: Photographs of a large warehouse building with a windowed storefront and a stepped roof-line. A barbed wire topped chain link fence encloses a large concrete space next to the building including street lights and miscellaneous equipment and supplies under an awning along the building. The left photograph shows the storefront and a car parked along the street. The right photograph shows a two door garage at the back of the building a shopping cart and miscellaneous materials next to a tree at the corner of the fence, and another car parked along the street.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[Business Stores - South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of storefronts, housing Photo Mile on south end and Muter Taxidermist in center. A few cars are parked along the street, and a man is walking in front of the Photo Mile.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Qualia Winery - a - Hudson Drive]

Description: Photograph of rows of grape vines growing under a tree at a winery. A wood post and welded wire fence separate the grape vines from the street. Trees line the background.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[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 Rooms - 109 West Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of an adobe one story building in very poor repair, with three peaks in the roof with circular vents on the front wall. The front wall is stained two colors, materials are torn up from the base of the wall, and the wall bears the remains of a roof over the concrete slab covered with construction materials (used to be a front porch). A car is parked on the lawn parallel to the front of the house by the front walkway. A concrete entry for a driveway is visible along the sidewalk between a utility pole and a sign reading No Parking - Drive Way.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[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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[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
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[Yates Hotel - 204 South Main Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with curtained storefront, suspended awning under small windows, and a hanging sign (Air Conditioned) between the second story windows. A ladder sits on top of the awning, and a car is partially visible on the street.
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

[Railroad House - 127 East Martin Street]

Description: Photograph of a one story building with a small awning over the front door, a short white wall built in front of the front door, a walkway following the length of the house (to the right), and maroon trim and brick detail work above the doors and windows. The yard is framed by rose bushes, a swing set sits in front of a tree by the house, and a For Sale and tall metal pipe stand are in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Qualia Winery - b - Hudson Drive]

Description: Photograph of the Val Verde Winery B.W. Texas17 Entrance sign next to a historical marker standing in a median separating the street from a parking lot for a large two story building. The building has three yellow shuttered windows along the first floor, and a car is parked on either side of the parking lot.
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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