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[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

[Thurmond Home - 514 East Garfield]

Description: Photograph of a one story building with a covered front porch wrapping around the close corner of the building; the porch curves instead of forming an angle. Three trees line the sidewalk and obscure the house. The street and utility lines are visible in the foreground.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
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[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

[Tardy Home - 703 Losoya Street]

Description: Photograph of a building, possibly with a covered front porch; the building is mostly obscured by trees. A paved driveway or parking lot is across the front of the home, excluding a thin grass lawn, and one car is parked here. Another tree grows from a grass and dirt median between this parking area and the street in the foreground.
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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[Cochran Home - 209 East 8th Street]

Description: Photograph of a square, one story building with the front door covered by a small rounded roof and flanked by bushes; no front walkway exists. A yellow pick up truck is visible parked behind the house, to the left.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[Alderhold Home - East 2nd Street]

Description: Photograph of a rock house, in poor condition, with decorative moulding for front porch roof and pillars, and the yard is enclosed by short metal fence. To the right of the front walkway is a metal pole, poplar tree, and an illegible yard sign.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph

[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

[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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[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
Location Info:

[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
Location Info:

[Teasdale Home - 109 West 2nd Street]

Description: Photograph of a two story building with shutters on the outside side of a set of windows, stairs lead up to the front door with a small stoop, and a triangle moulding frames the top of the door displaying the street numbers 109. Most of the house is obscured by two trees flanking the front walkway. A utility pole is next to the street 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
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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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[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
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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