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Dane's Country Store

Description: Photograph of Dane's Country Store in Danevang, Texas. The store has a main door, two windows (one of which has a air conditioning system), and an old-western style sign on the second story which bears the store's name. The roof is supported by a wooden column. A red gas pump on the leftmost side of the picture has been partially cropped out. On the right, there is a parked car facing a single-story structure. A sticker placed on the front of the photograph states that the store was operated by Rick and Malynda Schulze, beginning in 1984.
Date: 1986
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Ted Jensen and Son at Danevang Service Station]

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of Theodore (Ted) Jensen at the Danevang Texaco Service Station bottle feeding his son, Hans Clinton Jensen. Theodore is kneeling on the porch of a building just in front of a window while Hans Clinton is sitting in a baby walker. A sign advertising free band concert and a municipal band is hung on the exterior of the building to the right of Theodore's head. An automobile is partially visible behind the two individuals.
Date: July 1933
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Black and white copy print of a gas station otherwise known as the Danevang Service Station. A circular sign hanging from the building says "Texaco Gasoline"; a five-point star symbol is at its center. Underneath the sign are a couple of gas pumps that also display the star symbol. To the left of the gas pumps is a dirt road where an automobile is parked; a man wearing a hat is standing in front of it. There are tire tracks in the dirt road. Underneath the awning of the building and to the right of the gas pumps is an open door and a window.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Texaco Service Station Sign

Description: Copy negative of a black and white photograph of a dirt road and a patch of grass upon which a Texaco sign is standing. In the background, a group of buildings are visible. According to accompanying information, these buildings make up both the Danevang Co-op and the Lummus Gin Plant. Below the image, a handwritten inscription reads, "1012 L. Petersen."
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of the Danevang Texaco gas and service station, located in Wharton County. There is a sign above the gas station that reads, "Texaco Gasoline," and there is a car waiting in front of the station. There are four unidentified men standing next to the car, looking at the gas station.
Date: unknown
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Gulf Service Station

Description: Copy negative of a Gulf Service Station at Dyess Air Force Base, Abilene, Texas. There are cars parked beside the building and cars parked at the service pumps; there are also people walking around. There are three signs that say "Gulf" on them, and the front of the building says "Base Exchange Service Station." A street sign in the foreground says "Avenue C."
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Gas Station

Description: Copy negative of a Conoco gas station and Robo car wash. A price sign has gas at 32 for octane, and 36 for super, prices are in cents.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Filling Station]

Description: Photograph of the Ball filling station in Wellington, on the corner of Amarillo and 8th Streets. The station is a small brick building, and there is a group of people standing by the front door. There is a black car in the bottom-left area of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[A Letter from Mrs. William Wehunt to A.F. Weaver]--dated to about 2002

Description: The letter shown is from "Mrs. William Wehunt", who was the former Katherine Brookshire, whose father owned a furniture store in Mineral Wells. The bank referred to in the letter is believed to have been the Bank of Mineral Wells, that failed in 1924. It had been Mineral Wells' first bank. The Brookshire family of Mineral Wells is believed to be distantly related to the founder of the chain of Brookshire grocery stores.
Date: unknown
Creator: Katherine Brookshire Wehunt
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Man by Service Station

Description: Copy negative of Scott Lavette Seastrunk standing in front of a service station at 308 Dallas Street, Waco, Texas. The signage around the station reads "Road Information", "Tire Service", "Ladies Rest Room", "Drive In", "Quaker State Motor Oil", "Motor Oil Red Hat Gasoline", "Pennzoil" and "Mobil oil".
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Wallace Grocery Store; Barn Where Elys Lived

Description: Copy negative of two pictures. The first picture is of the Wallace Grocery Store and Gas Station with a car parked under the front and another building on the right. The second picture is of the barn where the Ely's lived in Ely, Texas with three people in front of it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Boy Scouts with Scout Master, Delbert Wasson]

Description: Photograph of Scout Master Delbert Wasson and three young Boy Scouts. The Scout Master is dressed in full uniform and the boys are casually dressed. One boy is serving soda in small cups to an adult couple and the other Boy Scouts. There is a gas station and a moving car in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Van Adams at the Gas Pump, 1914

Description: Photograph of Van Adams at the gas pump in 1914, Marfa, Texas. Description on the back reads, "This is type of service stations. Normally gas was pumped into a 5 gal can & then strained thru chamois skin to keep out dirt. Probably no one remembers Van Adams. His father was a River officer." This photo was included in a research paper by David Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in 1971.
Date: 1914
Partner: Marfa Public Library