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[Jacksonville "Wets" Rally]

Description: Copy negative of a Jacksonville "Wets" Rally. The rally, which put forth the benefit of saloons and liquor sales, occurred before a local vote to outlaw saloons and liquor in Jacksonville. The "wets" lost. It was held in front of B. B. Cannon's Dry Goods and Grocery store.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Rally, Jacksonville]

Description: Copy negative of a Jacksonville "Wets" Rally. Men stand in front of a hardware store. Some of them hold signs, while others sit on wheelbarrows.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Photograph of People at a Bar]

Description: Portrait of two African American women standing in front of a bar. The woman on the left is wearing a dark colored dress, and the woman on the right is wearing a light colored skirt with a dark top. There are three beer bottles on the bar, and a man is standing between the two women behind the bar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Mike Cochran

[Old Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard]

Description: Photograph of the old Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard. Gray single-story building with large bushes out front. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Salon Juarez in Magnolia Park]

Description: Photograph of the Salon Juarez in the Magnolia Park neighborhood. The building is a grey one-story structure. A sign in red font hangs above the front door, reading: "Benemerita Sociedad Mutualista Benito Juarez." This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Location Info:
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard]

Description: Photograph of Salon Juarez on Navigation Boulevard. Two-storied building, partially white-washed. This is a historic building in Houston's East Side.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Men in Saloon

Description: Copy negative of four men in suits at the bar in a saloon. Each man is wearing a hat and holding a drink, including one man who is raising his glass. Behind the bar is a bartender in a necktie, a cash register, a large mirror and shelves full of alcohol.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

The Stage in the Casino [Elmhurst Parkl]

Description: This picture illustrates the stage in the casino at Elmhurst Park. Several signs above the stage advertise the (Cafe) Royal, furniture, and the Palace Bar. Two unidentified women and one man stand on the stage. It appears on page 187 of A.F. Weaver's book "TIME WAS In Mineral Wells", second edition, 1988.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Carlos Antonio Rios takes a picture of El Pariente Nite Club]

Description: Photograph of Houston Chronicle photographer Carlos Antonio Rios taking a photograph outside of the El Pariente Nite Club. The entrance to the club is visible on the right, and several customers can be seen walking away from the club.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Bomber Grill and Longest Bar in Texas

Description: Outside and the interior of the Bomber Grill, located at 10th and Houston Streets in Fort Worth, as well as a photo of the Longest Bar in Texas, with a sign over the bar that says "Dine and Dance, Jenny Lind Club"
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Tarrant County College NE, Heritage Room

Soldiers Marching

Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Soldiers Marching

Description: Copy negative of soldiers marching through Juarez. The soldiers are wearing uniforms and helmets, and most are holding weapons and packs on their backs. Some are riding in horse-drawn wagons. There is a large building in the background with Spanish signs on it as well as a dilapidated saloon on the right side of the frame. Townspeople fill the image. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "Federal Artillery leaving Juarez Bull Ring for the front. 50."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas

Description: Photograph of a hanging on Front Street in Orange, Texas. On the left side of the frame is a tree next to a storefront from which a man is hanging from one of the limbs. On the ground are several men and boys, some in hats and vests. Across the street are more buildings and a boardwalk with a sign that reads, "Saloon". On the right side of the frame is a train and railroad tracks that lead into the foreground. Typed across the top of the photograph is, "Hanging on Front about turn of century either fourth or fifth."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Soldier and Woman in Bar]

Description: Photograph of a soldier and woman posing in a bar, with bottles on the counter.
Date: November 30, 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum

Sweetwater Saloon

Description: Photograph of men standing in front of the Sweetwater Saloon. Retail beer is advertised at 5 cents
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Hanging Tree - Orange, Texas]

Description: Sepia photograph picturing a lynching in the "hanging tree" at Fifth and Front Street in Orange, Texas in 1888. Across the street is a saloon. Many spectators are watching, including children. A steam engine is standing by in the background.
Date: August 18, 1888
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Men Lined up at Bar]

Description: Photograph of Newport Bar interior, with men lined up at the counter. There are seven men at the bar wearing hats and suits, and two bartenders behind the counter. The short man near the middle of the photograph is identified as Percy Silliman. The back of the photograph has a handwritten note that reads, "Percy Silliman, 'short one,' Elton's Dad."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Interior of Newport Bar]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Newport Bar with a group of men lined up at the counter. The men are wearing suits and hats; some are holding drinks and some are holding cigars. There is one man on the left side of the photograph with his back facing the camera. There are a large number of birds on a shelf that goes along the walls of the whole room, and large fish mounted behind the bar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast