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[Postcard of Dienger Store, Boerne, Texas]

Description: Postcard of the Dienger Store in Boerne, Texas. The postcard features a photograph of the corner of a two-story, stone house with a columned porch and a balcony all along the second story. The front doors are on the corner of the house. There are two horse-drawn buggies parked outside the house, one on the left side of the corner and one on the right side, and there are a few tall trees along the side of the house. The back of the postcard is blank except for postcard markings.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Patrick Heath Public Library

[Main Street, Dyersburg, Tennessee]

Description: Photograph of an old street scene in Dyersburg, Tennessee with men standing in front of and hanging out of the windows of buildings. One of the named businesses James D. McClerkin's Drug Store. To the right of the drug store is Hall, Williams, & Co. Merchants, where Byrd Williams, Sr. would soon become the sole proprietor.
Date: [1874..1886]
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Bill from W. R. Berry General Merchandise]

Description: Bill from the W. R. Berry General Merchandise to G. W. Vickery listing a number of purchases, their quantity, and how much they cost; the bottom of the bill has a note saying it was paid on April 13, 1921.
Date: April 9, 1921
Creator: W. R. Berry General Merchandise
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Photograph of W. R. Berry General Merchandise]

Description: Copy print of a photograph of W. R. Berry General Merchandise in the early 1900's. The building itself has a roof that is elevated on the right side, and a stair case on the right side of the building leading to the second floor. The note on the back of the photo says that this is the Barbee-Berry Mercantile Building.
Date: unknown
Location Info:
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Exterior View of Big Bear Food Store]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Big Bear Food Store, which advertises meats, groceries, and picnic supplies. There is an advertisement for Butter Krust on a billboard in the background.
Date: February 28, 1947
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Achilles Grocery]

Description: Photograph of Achilles Grocery as seen from the corner. Located at 1523 Lavaca Street. Men are standing in front on the porch, and the sign on the building reads "W.A. Achilles General Merchandise."
Date: 1895
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[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

[Checkers in the country store]

Description: Photograph of two men playing checkers in a general store. In the image, a young man watches the game while Wade Clark, Sr. reads in the foreground. Narrative by Junebug Clark: Additional photos and information can be found in the pdf document "Joe Clark HBSS Scrapbook" Pages 53-64. THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE December 1943 Starts page 741-and goes for 22 pages. Home Folk Around Historic Cumberland Gap by Leo A. Borah. This is a must read story and document. Sincerely.... Junebug Clark Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS. Signed by: Joe Clark, HBSS
Date: 19uu
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

[Dal Gulley's General Store]

Description: Photograph of a busy scene in Dal Gulley's general store. Narrative by Junebug Clark: L to R: Carles Mayes, Mable Clark Edwards (holding axe), unknown man behind stove, Wade Hampton Clark Sr. (seated, whittling), unknown girl, Dal Gulley (behind counter), Maude Clark Boone, Joe Clark HBSS (behind counter), unknown boy, Pansy Nell Mayes (guitar). This photo was staged by Joe and brother in law Troy Edwards snapped the photo). At this time, back in Detroit, Joe is a night watchman in a city block wide, thirteen story department store, J.L. Hudsons. Joe wanted to show the Detroiters that back in Tennessee they were doing just fine with Dal's store. This photo has been published a number of time and appears in Joe Clark's book "Back Home". Also as a wrap-around cover on a Chet Atkins LP Album Cover called "Yester Groovin'". Joe's Poem "The General Store" is usually attached. It goes.... We all used to sit around the old gen'rl store But we don't sit around no more For the days are gone and the store is gone And a supermarket ain't no store. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Joe Clark receiving a hair cut]

Description: Photograph of Joe Clark receiving a hair cut at Dal Gulley's General Store. In the image, Clark is seated on a large barrel with a tarp over his body while getting his hair trimmed. Around them are items for purchase inside the store like knifes, grains, pipes, tonic, etc.
Date: unknown
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

[Interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery]

Description: Photograph (copy) of the interior of the Charles Seydler's Grocery located in the middle of the 900 block of Third Street in Rosenberg, Texas. Behind the counter on left is Phillip Brandt; behind counter on right is Charles Seydler, owner of the store. Cans and other goods can be stacked neatly on shelves to the right and left of photo. Canisters, boxes and sacks are leaning against the left counter. Boxes are also stacked on the left counter top. More boxes stacked just to the left of the center of the photo. Scanned image is of the copy.
Date: 1922
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

[Stores on 6th Street in Texas City ]

Description: Five cars are parked along a street in front of a long building holding small stores. The store signs read : "Jeweler Hetherington", "Westinghouse Appliances Farmer Bros.", "Allan's Shoes" and "Prescriptions Pharmacy." There is a woman standing looking into the window of the shoe store with other people nearby mostly hidden behind a car; a man in a suit and hat walks along the sidewalk in front of the pharmacy.
Date: 1947~
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library