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[Fuel ration coupon]

Description: Fuel ration coupon issued by the Office of Price Administration during WWII, to Mrs. Abbie F. Stevens of Waltham, Massachusetts. The dates on the card range from November 18, 1942 to March 20, 1943.
Date: October 1, 1942
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

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: 1950~
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

A Field Guide to Gas Stations in Texas

Description: This field guide is organized as an easy reference book to gas stations in Texas, addressing the history and development of gas stations and oil companies operating in Texas and discussing registration requirements for gas stations.
Date: October 2003
Creator: Jones, W. Dwayne
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Magnolia Petroleum Co.]

Description: Photograph of a gas station owned by twins Melvin & Marvin Reeh on the corner of Avenue H and 2nd Street. Norbert Hartman also worked at this gas station, which still stands as of 1998.
Date: unknown
Creator: Reeh, Marvin & Reeh, Melvin
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

[Fraternity Super Service Station]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing in front of Fraternity Super (Pasotex) Service Station. The lightly hued building is adorned with Greek letters, a Hood Tires sign, and notices advertising restrooms for women. The men are standing around a car with white writing on its side related to the Texas Gamma Chapter of Phi Delta Kappa Fraternity.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Goodrich Silvertown Building]

Description: Photograph of the Goodrich Silvertown building in El Paso, Texas. It is built to resemble a castle, with tower-like sections and pediments. Fuel pumps and a service station can be seen in the shadows of an overhanging section of the building. Two cars are parked on the street by the building.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Ledesma Brothers' Garage]

Description: Photograph of the Ledesma brothers' garage in El Paso, Texas. A Ledesma's Oil Company truck is parked in front of the garage. The truck's tank bears the image of a winged encircled star.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Truck Parked by Auto Parts Shops]

Description: Photograph of a W. R. Thomas & Co. Saw Mill truck parked in front of Kelly-Springfield Tires, gas pumps, and Goodman's Auto Laundry. A sign behind the businesses reads "Goodman's Auto Park, Open Day & Night." Hotel Paso Del Norte is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[The Hitchin' Post]

Description: Photograph of the Hitchin' Post, an automotive mechanic and gas station. It is a single-story building with stucco walls and a tile roof. Nine men are standing in front of the building. Three fuel pumps stand on the lot, and several cars are parked around the building. Railroad tracks and city buildings are visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

"Pete's" Service Station

Description: Photograph of "Pete," one of many gas station workers and owners, putting gas in the tank of a partially-visible vehicle. Pete is wearing a uniform including light-colored slacks and shirt, as well as a hat with a brim; the hat and shirt have patches that say "Mobilgas Mobiloil" with an image of a pegasus. The gas station building is visible in the background. The station offered full service, i.e., filling the tank, cleaning the windshield, changing oil, and tire service.
Date: 1957
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

["R. and L. Filling Station, Rosenberg, Texas"]

Description: Photograph (copy) of "R. and L. Filling Station, Rosenberg, Texas" as written on the bottom of photo in white. The Texaco station is a small one story white stucco building with a canopied window on the east side of the building. A small wooden building with striped canvas top can be seen on the left of the photo. Water tower on the right, and an automobile on far right. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum