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[Firefighters Battle Casa Avila Furniture Store Fire]

Description: Photograph of firefighters trying to extinguish a long, light-colored brick building with large front windows that is on fire. Three firefighters are crouched on the left, spraying water into the far left window, three are standing inside the building, spraying water into center window of the building, while four more firefighters spray two hoses at the building. Three firefighters on the right are also spraying the fire and the others are standing around on the right. There is a sign on top of the building, but it's obscured by a black, cloudy stain in the top right corner of the photo.On the back of the photograph are two labels (one partially torn off), two stamps, and handwritten notes giving information about the photo
Date: November 14, 1962
Creator: Flynn, Johnny
Location Info:
Partner: Dallas Firefighters Museum

[Exterior View of the Austin Tropic Shop]

Description: Photograph of an exterior view of the Austin Tropic Shop furniture store. The bottom floor is surrounded with large plate glass windows, and there is a billboard advertisement on the roof. The photograph is underexposed.
Date: April 20, 1950
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Photograph of Hutchens House Home Decor Store]

Description: Photograph of a one-story house with white wood-siding and a small, slightly raised porch on the front right side of the house. Just to the left of the gate opening of the house's white picket-fence, a white and black, hanging wooden sign indicates the house is a home decor store. Two large, manicured bushes sit on either side of a concrete path cutting through the middle of the front yard, while taller trees surround the house on the right and left. Small frames with stained glass art hang in the house's front window and on the front porch. Handwritten notes on the back of the photo briefly detail the house's history and ownership.
Date: 1993
Location Info:
Partner: Salado Public Library

[News Script: Sale]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Cook's Modern Home store in Dallas having a "George Washington" sale to get rid of what they openly described as terrible, ugly, or overpriced furniture.
Date: February 10, 1962
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Home show]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about preparation for the 1959 Southwestern Home Show in Dallas.
Date: March 15, 1959
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Furniture Market Underway in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the thirty-third annual Southwest Furniture Market in Dallas. Buyers visit the market to select the new lines they will carry in their furniture stores.
Date: July 17, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Furniture Mart]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the construction of the new Southwest Home Furnishings Mart in Dallas. A time capsule is sealed into the building's foundation.
Date: November 15, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Hydromatic sofa is shown in Dallas]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a high-tech sofa on display at a Dallas furniture company. The sofa converts to a full-sized bed using electrical motors and hydraulics.
Date: June 11, 1956
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Clocks]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Gardner Parker, owner of an Arlington furniture store, salvages clocks and resells them.
Date: August 7, 1958
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Home furnishing]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a new home-furnishing mart being dedicated in Dallas.
Date: July 8, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Building - car]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a car crashing into the front of a Dallas furniture store.
Date: January 20, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Red Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of two cars parked next to a red brick building in Paris, Texas. A red sign on a building in the background reads: "Reep's Furniture Warehouse".
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[News Script: Fire]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a fire breaking out in Paul Iobe Furniture factory warehouse in Fort Worth.
Date: August 31, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Shooting]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a man shot to death in Dallas after an argument with another man over a real estate deal.
Date: June 30, 1955
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Burglar shot]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a store owner that was shot and wounded in his own furniture store. He is in fair condition at the hospital.
Date: June 1, 1960
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections