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Norman Brothers Store

Description: Norman Brothers Store. Left to right, standing, Tom Adams; Henderson Norman; Johnnie Norman; Ed Norman; Blanche McCorde; Minnie Norman; Jim Norman; George Atkinson. The photograph caption indicates this is 1920, but the clothes worn in this photo suggest an earlier date.
Date: unknown
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Birmingham Department Store, Marshall]

Description: Birmingham Department Store in Marshall was located at 205-207 and 213 N. Wellington Street from 1967 or 1968 to 2001 or 2002, according to city directories. The picture is from the 1970's. Other businesses are located there now. The store was owned by Samuel A. (Sam) Birmingham and his wife Jean, a school teacher and administrator. Both Birminghams were also civic leaders. Sam Birmingham was Marshall's first African-American mayor. Mrs. Birmingham served on the city commission after her retirement.
Date: unknown
Partner: Marshall Public Library

T.H. Williams

Description: Photograph of woman shopping in a department store. T.H. Williams and Company was an exclusive department store for ladies located at 500-502 Congress Avenue.
Date: August 26, 1949
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Yarings Cosmetic Counter

Description: Cosmetic counter at Yarings Department Store at 506-08 Congress Avenue. Mirrored shelves hold bottles of perfume and other beauty products, while the counter displays makeup products and boxes.
Date: November 1, 1951
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Interior of a Department Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a department store. Visible in the aisles are candy, bolts of fabric and other sewing needs, hosiery, cosmetics, and other various items. The store is located at 804 Congress Avenue.
Date: April 6, 1956
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Montgomery Wards Department Store Building

Description: 2600 W. 7th Street. Eight-story masonry-block. 300,000 sq. ft. of floor space. Built in 1928, Thomas S. Byrne was the local contractor for the job, which cost 1.3 million. Further construction in 1937 by Quisle and Andrews contractors added 230,000 sq. ft. to the structure. It was renovated somewhat in 1963.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

[Golden Triangle Mall, Denton, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Golden Triangle Mall in Denton, Texas. Signs for the Old Country Buffet (now Barnes and Noble) and Service Merchandise can be seen in the background. The marquee for the United Artists Theater lists the following shows: Power Rangers, First Knight, Batman Forever, Pocahontas, and Crimson Tide.
Date: July 1995
Creator: Foster, Richard
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Poston's Dry Goods - 1 of 15: Will Poston]

Description: Will Poston is shown standing in the cashier's station of his department store, Poston Dry Goods (located at 107 N. Oak Avenue, Mineral Wells, Texas). Note the conveyor system by which the cashier received cash and statements from various departments, and distributed change and receipts. Central cashiers were common in department stores from the years of the Great Depression through the time of World War II.
Date: 1975
Creator: Weaver, A. F.
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Building Exterior

Description: Copy negative of an article in the Taylor County Yearbook about Campbell's department store in Abilene, Texas. In the middle there is a picture of the outside of the building viewed from the street with people standing outside of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library