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[Men Standing in Front of Courtney's Store]

Description: Photograph of a group of eighteen males of various ages standing in front of "Courtney's Store" in Negley, Texas. A pyramid-shaped false front on top of the store has the words "Courtney's Store. A good place to trade. Try us. Dry-goods, groceries, cold drinks, gas & oils." The man wearing a dark hat in the center is identified as Arlander Bedford Courtney.
Date: 1928~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

Sketch of Rath City or Old Reynolds

Description: Sketch map of the trading post called Rath City, or Camp Reynolds, showing gun magazines, hotels, graves, corrals, and a few unidentified buildings as well as ownership of land. Notes on source information is included beneath the legend, in the upper-right corner. Scale [ca. 1:1,500] (125 feet to the inch).
Date: 1936
Creator: Riney, W. A.; Rath, Charles & Moore, W. P.
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Pierce and Ramsey Store - Interior

Description: Grover Pierce and Hershel Ramsey operated a grocery store along Irving's Main Street. In this photo, Grover Pierce is behind the counter wearing a white hat. Hershel Ramsey is in the chair on the right. The woman in black in the center of the photo is Fannie Tompkins Haley, the wife of Tom Haley.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Irving Archives

W. L. Smith Store

Description: W. L. Smith built one of the first business establishements in Irving in 1904. However, in 1905, he sold the building to the Miller brothers, who opened a general store. Chaney Miller, one of the proprietors of Miller Brothers, served as Irving's second mayor and was Justice of the Peace for the precinct from the 1920s-1940s. He had also been a Dallas County Commissioner during the 1890s. His brother, Fletcher Miller, served as mayor in the 1920s before moving to Dallas.
Date: 1904~
Partner: Irving Archives

Doug Lucas Store

Description: W. D. Lucas operated a general store on Irving's Main Street from 1906 until 1931. After changing locations twice, he settled in this two-story brick building in about 1920.
Date: 1920~
Partner: Irving Archives

Main Street, Irving, Texas

Description: This photo is taken looking north up Main Street. The town's water tower was over a well in the middle of the intersection of Main Street and First Street (today Irving Blvd.). Main Street dead-ended into the railroad depot. The depot can be seen behind the water tower.
Date: 1912~
Partner: Irving Archives

[Historic Marker Application: John Reichle General Merchandise (Welcome Store)]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the John Reichle General Merchandise (Welcome Store), in Industry, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: August 11, 1992
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[Historic Marker Application: Camp Verde General Store and Post Office]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Camp Verde General Store and Post Office, in Camp Verde, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1971
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

The Biography of George Dawson

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about the rancher George Dawson from Shafter, Texas, who during his lifetime managed two large ranges, "El Rancho Del Pajorito" and "La Mora." In 1918, Dawson was called to the Army for World War I and was stationed in France for a year. Dawson spent the remainder of his life maintaining the two ranches with his wife, Juana Dawson, who was the main contributor of the information in this paper.
Date: November 21, 1966
Creator: Bustillos, Albert, Jr.
Partner: Marfa Public Library

Mary Coe Daniels, Woman of the West

Description: Research paper written for a history class at Marfa High School about Mary Coe Daniels, pioneer of West Texas, and her family. Daniels and her husband and children made their home in West Texas, despite threats of bandits and influenza. She kept house, ran a successful store, delivered babies, and even became a U.S. mail carrier. At the time this paper was created, Mary Cole Daniels was 76 year old and still greeting customers in her general store.
Date: April 1, 1969
Creator: Godbold, Susan
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Historic Marker Application: Old General Store]

Description: Application materials submitted to the Texas Historical Commission requesting a historic marker for the Old General Store, in Columbus, Texas. The materials include the inscription text of the marker, original application, narrative, and photographs.
Date: 1969
Creator: Texas Historical Commission
Location Info:
Partner: Texas Historical Commission

[News Script: Robbery]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the robbery of a Dallas dry goods store by an unidentified man.
Date: December 6, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Search for checks]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about Fort Worth police officers preparing a drag hook to search the bottom of the Trinity River after employees of a North Riverside drug store admitted to stealing 12000 dollars in checks and tossing them in the river.
Date: March 18, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[People Outside General Store]

Description: Photograph of a crowd of people outside of what appears to be a general store, possibly in Lynchburg or Cumberland Gap, Tennessee during the 1950's. One man sits on a bicycle, and a truck is parked in front. The store has advertisements for Sun Drop Flour and R. C. Cola hanging from the roof.
Date: [1950..1959]
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Telephone]

Description: Photograph of a telephone and other various items on the wall of a general store. To the left of the telephone are various food and kitchen products. To the right of the telephone are horse bridles and leather belts.
Date: 195u
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Two Men in Cumberland Gap]

Description: Photograph of two men sitting on a bench outside of a building in Cumberland Gap, Tennessee. Both men wear brimmed hats, and the man on the right wears overalls. The building features a Dr. Pepper sign over the door. This photograph was taken during Joe Clark's trip to see the Tennessee Molasses Stir-Off.
Date: September 20, 1950
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Levy's Store]

Description: Photograph of six men standing in a grocery store. Goods line the walls and shelves on three sides and a rack of bananas stand in the center. One of the men pictured is the owner, Levy L. Van Syke.
Date: unknown
Creator: Syke, Levy L. Van
Partner: Fort Bend County Libraries

T. D. Morton, Corner of Cedar and Cherry Streets, Nashville, Tennesee: Importer of French and English Fancy & Staple Goods.

Description: A pamphlet for the the T. D. Morton import company in Nashville, Tennessee. The cover displays the title of the company and an eagle perched on a shield and holding an arrow in its claw. The other pages each have a heading for different types of goods which are then listed below.
Date: unknown
Creator: T. D. Morton
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections