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[Invitation: Desmond's Service Grocery Opening]

Description: Invitation to the grand opening of Desmond's Service Grocery, held on Saturday, July 11 of an unknown year. The flyer text says there will music, dancing, refreshments, and souvenirs available.The flyer also says customers can purchase groceries by telephone. On the back of the flyer is an advertisement for the Dallas Railway Co.
Date: 192u
Creator: Desmond's Service Grocery
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Desmond's Grocery Store Shelf]

Description: Photograph of a grocery store shelving unit (on the left, at an angle) with stacks of canned goods and other products, arranged in rows on the shelves, along the dark floor, and in tall pyramids on top of the shelves. The shelving unit is against a wall, and across from the wall are short displays with other assorted products. In the background, another, more basket-like storage and display rack stands against the wall, and beyond that is a glass-encased counter. The wall behind the counter is dark and has a shelf or two on it. There are handwritten notes on the back about the name and location of the store, as well as the year it was taken.
Date: 1926
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Desmond's Grocery Store Interior]

Description: Photograph of a grocery store shelving unit (on the right, at an angle) with stacks of boxed goods (such as Post Toasties and oats) and other products, arranged in rows on the shelves and in tall pyramids on top of the shelves. The shelving unit is against a wall, directly across from which is a counter with a cash register, bottles, and small displays of products. In the background are display tables with larger products and packages. Beyond those display racks is a large refrigerator unit with a sign that says "Milk & Butter." There are handwritten notes on the back about the name and location of the store, as well as the year it was taken.
Date: 1926
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Interior of Desmond's Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a small grocery store, with shelves of groceries on the right and left walls, and shorter display racks in the center of the room. At the back of the room is a glass-encased counter and some large refrigerator units against the back wall, one of which has a sign saying, "Ask for Metzger's Milk & Butter." At the front, just barely visible, is an L-shaped counter with piles of products on it. There are handwritten notes on the back about the name and location of the store, as well as the year it was taken.
Date: 1926
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Desmond's Grocery Storefront]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a small, brick strip of storefronts with a rigid shop awning and a sign hung perpendicular to the building face, taken from across an empty street (which runs parallel to the shops). Desmond's Grocery, the larger store on the left, has two glass doors and three large glass windows, one of which has the shop name on it. The other store is W. G. Ray Dry Goods and Notions, which has one glass window with the name on it, and a glass door. There is another, shorter building, just barely visible to the left. There are handwritten notes on the front and back of the photo with information about the date, location, and photographer.
Date: 1926
Creator: Hawk, Herbert J.
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Street & Williams Grocery]

Description: Photograph of Street & Williams Grocery Store in Salado, Texas, located on the "west service road of IH35." This photo shows one car parked in the parking lot in front of the ice freezer; the text on the back of the photo says that its located off the service road "just North of Thomas Arnold Rd. corner."
Date: 1977
Partner: Salado Public Library

[Ice Coolers Containing Beers]

Description: Photograph of four ice coolers with bottled and canned beers in it inside a 7-Eleven store. There is an advertisement that reads "Ice Cold Beer." There are displays and other advertisements in the background.
Date: May 28, 1949
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Interview with Bob Onstead and Bob Gowens, 1985

Description: A videorecording of a 1985 interview with Bob Onstead, President, Chairman of the Board, and CEO of Randalls Food Markets, and Bob Gowens, the Executive Vice-President of Randalls. The interview is conducted by Dr. Gary McCaleb of Abilene Christian University, and was filmed in the executive offices of Randalls Food Markets, Inc. in Houston, Texas.
Date: 1985
Creator: Onstead, Robert Randall; Gowens, Bob L. & McCaleb, Gary
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Exterior View of a 7-Eleven Store]

Description: Photograph of a view of a 7-Eleven store. There are no cars in the parking lot. Across the top of the building is a sign for 7-Eleven, and advertisements for food, ice, meats, and ice cream. a bin in the front has "ice cold beer."
Date: November 13, 1947
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Stamp-Rack.

Description: Patent for a stamp rack that is designed specifically for bread stamps and carries a spool of stamps in convenient reach of the user or operator. This rack provides the operator with the flexibility of not having to hold the stamps in one hand while he places the stamp on the bread.
Date: August 5, 1913
Creator: Buhl, Augustin
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Three Men Standing Next to Large Ice Coolers]

Description: Photograph of three men standing next to a large ice cooler full of beers in a 7-Eleven store. There are multiple advertisements along the back wall. The three men are wearing work uniforms, and one of them is placing a bottle inside of a paper bag.
Date: May 28, 1949
Creator: Mears, Dewey G.
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Interior View of the Enfield Food Mart]

Description: Photograph of an interior view of the Enfield Food Mart. There are no people in the store, but the store is full of shelves of cans and and vegetables. There is a a wall of stuffed deer heads in the background.
Date: March 6, 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

When Reason Runs Wild 16 x 20

Description: Photograph of the reflection of a fire burning in a convenience store window. This photograph was taken during the 1967 riots in Detroit, Michigan. Taken on assignment for Newsweek Magazine. Another photo ran on the cover of Newsweek. A number of others ran inside the same issue. Photo by: Joe Clark, HBSS.
Date: August 1967
Creator: Clark, Joe
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[F. A. Windhausen Groceries and Feed]

Description: Photograph of the F. A. Windhausen Groceries and Feed store. The brick building is at the corner of a block. There are large windows in front on either side of the door and an awning above. There is a sign for flour painted on the brick at the corner as well as a large sign in German.
Date: 1929~
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[Kasprowicz Brothers Groceries]

Description: Photograph of the Kasprowicz Bros. Grocery store. The store is at the corner of a block. There are several people standing in the doorway under the awning. To the left is the Joseph W. Moon Buggy Co.
Date: unknown
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[C. D. Myers Grocery, Hardware, Feed Store]

Description: Photograph on cardboard. C. D. Myers Grocery, Hardware, Feed Store. Brick, one-story building. Three men are standing in front of a hitching post which has two children sitting on it. A man is walking on the sidewalk in front of the store. Back of picture identifies people in picture as: 1. Unknown 2. Two children are Clem D. Myers' (Randolph, left and Clem Jr., right) 3. Clem Myers 4. Sanford J. Butler 5. Unknown
Date: unknown
Partner: Fort Bend Museum

Interior of Leverett Grocery

Description: Interior view of Leverett Grocery, located on the east side of the Denton Town Square. Two men are standing left of the glass counters on the left side of the image, one man is to the right of the glass counters, a child is standing on the right side of the frame, and a woman with a child in her lap is sitting in a wooden chair on the right side of the frame; all individuals are unidentified. Canned and bottled goods are stacked on all of the wooden shelves which line the building on all three visible sides.
Date: unknown
Partner: Denton Public Library