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[Cars on street in Georgetown]

Description: Black and white photograph. South Austin Avenue. Left to right: Man by telephone pole, Large brick building, several trucks, "LINDELL PETERSON & CO. / HARDWARE". Trucks, people sitting on trunks, "THAT GOOD GULF GASO". Maker's Mark: "R. STONE/ GEORGETOWN/ TEX"
Date: 1927
Creator: Stone, R.
Partner: The Williamson Museum

[Tailor Shop]

Description: Photograph of a portrait of two men standing in front of a tailor shop on 444 Austin Avenue. Text above the door of the shops says "J. F. Owens The Tailor." A bicycle is leaning against the building. Text on the bottom of the photograph says "444 Austing Avenue 1915." Accompanying material gives information about the tailor shop.
Date: 1915
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[New Pharmacy]

Description: Photograph of a building identified as a new pharmacy on the southeast corner of Austin Avenue and Procter Street. Signs on the front of the store say "Coca-Cola" and "Drugs-New Pharmacy-Kodaks." People are standing on the sidewalk outside of the store. In front of the store, there is a trash can that says "Help Keep our City Clean Kiwanis" beside a street light pole.
Date: 195?
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur Businesses]

Description: Negative of two businesses on the corner of Seventh Street and Austin Avenue. A sign on the left building says "Hotel Nash" above a balcony. The building on the right is taller. In the background, there are other buildings. Text below the image says "Port Arthur Buildings - Corner Seventh St. and Austin. Ave.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Spooner's Photo Shop]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of Spooner's Photo Shop on 427 Austin Avenue. Through the windows, various photography products are visible. A sign on the front of the buildings says "Spooner's" and "Kodak Cameras Film & Supplies Cards & Records."
Date: 1952
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Elks Theatre]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Elks Theatre building at 400 Fourth Street, near Austin Avenue. Several movie posters are set up under an awning in the front. It is owned and operated by the Elks Club.
Date: 1920
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Proposed Plaza Theatre]

Description: Photograph of an artist's rending of the proposed Plaza Theatre, which became Elks Theatre. At the top of the front and side of the building, there are busts of elk's heads. A balcony on the front has text on it that says "19 Plaza Theatre 10." Text at the top-left of the photograph says "Plaza Theatre, Cor. Austin Ave. and 4th St. Port Arthur, Texas."
Date: 1910
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Photograph of Austin Avenue Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade on Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas, with a line of people riding horses in the middle of the street and crowds of people and buildings lining the street. The Waco City Hall is in the distance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gildersleeve, F. A.
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Austin Avenue Methodist Church]

Description: Postcard of Austin Avenue Methodist Church in Waco, Texas. A handwritten note on the front of the card says "Come to the wedding Wednesday-night, come early if you want a seat. I hope to meet you then. Your [?] friend, Helen [?] Moody." Another handwritten note on the back of the card says "Well good morning bright-eyes. Guess you will be surprised to get a card from the Moody Post mistress but hope it will be a very pleasant surprise for you. I often [?] have heard sister speak of you. She thinks you are ok but calls you mischievous sometimes but I don't."
Date: unknown
Creator: Moody, Helen
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Austin Avenue Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of Austin Avenue Methodist Church on the corner of 12th Street and Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas. The church was built from 1901 to 1902. William A. Cann of St. Louis was the architect. The structure was later sold to the congregation of the Trinity Presbyterian Church.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Thomas Brothers Cafe]

Description: Photograph of four men at Thomas Brothers Cafe on 610 Austin Avenue. Three of the men are identified as Apostolos Thomas (founder), Ted Menis, and Gus Thomas. Two of the men are standing behind the counter and two men are standing in front of it. In the foreground, there is a cash register sitting on a display case filled with items. In the background, there is a door.
Date: 193?
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Saloon]

Description: Photograph of the Port Saloon on Austin Avenue and Procter Street. The wooden building has text on the front that says "The Port Saloon." Another building is located to its right. Several people are standing and sitting outside of the buildings. Peter Stock was the proprietor of the saloon, the second business open in Port Arthur in 1896. Peter, his wife (Anna), two sons (Fred and Grover) all arrive that year. The building also served as Port Arthur City Hall around 1909.
Date: unknown
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Downtown Port Arthur]

Description: Photograph of a view of downtown Port Arthur, on the corner of Procter Street and Austin Avenue. Several cars are parked along a street, and a man is walking across it. Businesses line each side of the street. In the background, there are groups of people walking along the sidewalks.
Date: 1939
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[John R. Adam Department Store]

Description: Photograph of a an exterior view of a building identified as John R. Department Store on the corner of Fifth Street and Austin Avenue. Text along the building says "Groceries Hardware And Ship Chandlery Plymoth Cordage Steam...." In front of the building, there are three people standing and one person bending over in front of a store display window.
Date: 1914
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[First National Bank]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of First National Bank on the corner of 500 Procter Street and Austin Avenue. The building is two stories high, and there is a sign on the top that says "First National Bank." Several people are walking on the sidewalk beside the bank. Cars are parked along its curb, and one car is driving down a street.
Date: 193?
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Port Arthur Cycle Works]

Description: Photograph of Port Arthur Cycle Works on Sixth Street and Austin Avenue. Several men are standing under the awning attached to the building; two men are holding bicycles. Legible signs on the building say "Port Arthur Cycle Works," "Bicycles," and "We Sell Them." In the background, there are other buildings. Text surrounding the photograph says "July 4th, 1902 Celebration" and "Bicycle Shop Sixth and Austin - 1902."
Date: July 4, 1902
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Postcard of Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas]

Description: Postcard of a view looking down Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas, with cars and buildings lining the street. A handwritten note on the front of the postcard says "Doesn't this look familiar? Love Mother." The postcard is addressed to John Todd Willis Jr. in New York City, New York.
Date: May 17, 1943
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Postcard of Austin Avenue Methodist Church]

Description: Postcard of Austin Avenue Methodist Church on the corner of 12th Street and Austin Avenue in Waco, Texas. The church was built in 1901-1902 and was designed by William A. Cann of St. Louis. The edifice was later sold to the congregation of Trinity Presbyterian Church of Waco.
Date: 1920~
Creator: Morrison's Old Corner Drug Store
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Owner of Fred Miller Bicycle Company]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Fred Miller, the owner of Fred Miller Bicycle Company on 526 Austin Avenue. The man is wearing a suit and hat, and is standing in front of a truck that says "Fred Miller Bicycles Hardware & Pets[,] 526 Austin Ave. Dial 5519." Behind the man and truck, there is another truck with cargo on the back of it. In the background, there is a train car with a sign on the side that says "Burlington Route."
Date: unknown
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[John Adams Hardware and Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of a an exterior view of a building identified as John Adams Hardware and Grocery Store on the corner of Fifth Street and Austin Avenue. Text along the building says "Groceries Hardware And Ship Chandlery Plymoth Cordage Steam...." In front of the building, there are three people. Adams was also the undertaker and butcher. Text at the bottom of the photograph says "John Adams store - 5th Street and Austin Avenue - 1914 (SW Corner)."
Date: 1914
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library

[Sabine Storage Company]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of a brick building identified as Sabine Storage Company on the corner of Fourth Street and Austin Avenue. A sign on the side of the building says "Storage" and "Taxi." Cars and a truck are parked along the curb. In the foreground, old trolley railway tracks are visible on Austin Avenue; the trolley once led to Pleasure Pier.
Date: 1939
Creator: Everett, James
Partner: Port Arthur Public Library