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[Duke & Ayers Store, 1943]

Description: Photograph of the "Duke & Ayers 5c to $1.00 Store" next to another store named "La Mode." Several cars are parked along the road in front of the stores. There is a sign on the far side of an adjacent building reading "Have fun on - Teather Row."
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Interior of Hamilton's Drug Store, 1943]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Hamilton's Drug Store. There are numerous individuals standing and sitting in booths along the far side of the room. In the background, a sign reading "Prescriptions" and "Fountain Service" are visible.
Date: 1943
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Exterior of Nash's 5 & 10 Store, 1942]

Description: Photograph taken from in front of Nash's 5 & 10 showing the department along with the neighboring stores on either side. The building is made of brick and the photograph was taken at night.
Date: 1942
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Early Settlers of Reklaw]

Description: Copy negative of a group of early settlers of Reklaw standing in front of Weatherby's General Store. George Richey stands on the far left in a black coat, and Leon W. White stands behind a post holding a telephone sign.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

Lucas and Joffre Store

Description: Lucas and Joffre Store was founded by W. D. "Doug" Lucas and Fred Joffre in 1906 on the west side of Irving's Main Street. Lucas and Joffre split, but W. D. Lucas maintained a store on Main Street until he died in 1931.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

[Outside Ragsdale Bros. Gen'l Merchandise]

Description: Copy negative of a group of men and children standing outside Ragsdale Bros. Gen'l Merchandise firm. Beauregard Ragsdale stands behind the children on the left. The boy standing with his finger in his mouth is Bascom "Pete" Brittain. On the right of the post stands John Ragsdale. To the left of the opposite post is A. N. "Nimrod" Ragsdale. The man to the left of A. N. Ragsdale, holding a cane, is believed to be Dr. J. M. Brittain. The rest of the men in the picture are unidentified.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Men Standing Outside General Store]

Description: Copy negative of a group of men standing outside a general store. Some of them stand on the porch, and some on the street. The sign on the building says "Weatherby Co. General Merchandise", and the sign under it reads "Peters Shoes, Solid Leather Throughout." On the far left, a boy sits on a bicycle.
Date: [1980..1990]
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Denton Square]

Description: Photograph of the square in downtown Denton, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Foster, Richard
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

Kit Store and Ike Story Family

Description: Postmaster Isaac Henry “Ike” Story sits in front of the post office and general store for the community of Kit. The sign on top of the building spells out the name of Kit, but with an eye instead of an "i". People in photo: Nancy Story (wife), Ike Story, Lillie Leona Story Kinney (daughter), Opal Elizabeth Kinney (granddaughter), and Sallie Jane Story Bell (daughter). The Kit community was about a mile east of where Irving would be established in 1903.
Date: c. 1896
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Irving Archives

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

U. S. Post Office at Danevang

Description: Copy negative print of a United States Postal Service branch in Danevang, Texas. Taken from a street running parallel to the store, the photograph captures the front and side view of a single-story structure with light-colored walls and an overhang over the front entrance. An American flag is blowing in the wind in the far right . The back of the building has a steep, inclined roof that is partially hidden from view by the tiered, rectangular wall that towers over the front facade. A white sticker on the front of the photograph notes that the building served other purposes. Under the ownership of M. F. Hansen, it also bought cotton from customers and served as a general store. A hand-written note on the back of the photograph states that it was "torn down in 2009 to relocate across Hwy 71."
Date: 1970~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

[Men at the Counter at a General Store]

Description: Black and white negative of two men at a counter inside a general store. The man on the right is wearing dark sunglasses. Behind them are shelves lined with various products in boxes, tins, and cans; a clock is hung on the shelves above their heads. A ceiling light is also visible above them.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of Leon Dippel and Andrew J. Hansen sitting inside the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County.
Date: 1956~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. In the image, Donald Dippel, Sr. and Dorabel Hansen Dippel are standing behind the counter in the service station. Two of their children are sitting on top of the counter.
Date: 1969~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

Danevang Service Station Aerial View

Description: Copy negative of an aerial view of the Danevang Service Station in Danevang, Texas, which is located in Wharton County. The service station is visible in the center of the image, and there is a car parked in front of it. There are two men standing to the left of the service station, waving at the camera. There is a house behind the service station, and there is a garage to the right of it. There is a trailer parked to the right of the garage.
Date: 1974
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Danish Heritage Preservation Society

the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas.

Description: Photograph mounted on gray cardboard mat of the W.P. Woolley Grocery Store in Needville, Texas. Four men on porch (one African-American) and a boy in the doorway. Two chickens in foreground. Back of photo identifies man with white shirt near post as W.P. Woolley and man in hat and tall boots as possible Ned Gibson.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Fort Bend Museum