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[Photograph of Downtown Waco]

Description: Photograph of downtown Waco with cars, including a police car, parked on the street and several businesses visible, including Harry Kestner Furniture, Hardware, and Appliances, John Q. Fitch Co. General Electric Appliances, Willie's Cafe, J. B. Holder & Co. Cotton, and W. D. Hunter Cotton.
Date: 1967~
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Photograph of Comanche, Texas from the Courthouse]

Description: Copy negative of a postcard showing Comanche, Texas taken from the courthouse looking north, with Paris Smith Drug Store, C. L. Cox Groceries, C. M. Moore Hardware, and Dr. W. W. Sands Dentist visible. A handwritten note on the postcard says "Dear little girl, forgive my delay as I have been half sick. This is the street our office is on, only it is a little further east. Answer soon. Hilda."
Date: March 29, 1973
Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society

[Photograph of Lockney, Texas Businesses]

Description: Photograph of businesses in Lockney, Texas, with cars parked in front of them. The businesses include Morgan & Co. Mercantile Company, Weber Wagons, First National Bank, D. P. Carter, Wise Grocery, J. H. Cruver, Cowart Hardware, Miller Furniture, Riley Brewster & Reed Groceries, E. L. Ayers Dry Goods, and G. S. Morris & Co. Groceries.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of T. B. Willis

[Exterior of Several Buildings]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of several buildings, including a Prosperity Bank and a hardware store, in Cuero, Texas. There are cars on the road in the foreground, and there is a water tower in the background.
Date: October 14, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[The Mine & Smelter Supply Company Building]

Description: Photograph of the Mine & Smelter Supply Company building in El Paso, Texas. The three-story brick building has the company's name painted on its upper left side and on a sign out front. Three rows of windows line the side, while large multisectional arched windows cover the front. A list of services is written along the building's left corner.
Date: unknown
Creator: Blumenthal, Harry
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Flower Vendors by a Hardware Store]

Description: Photo negative of a flower vendor set up outside of a hardware store. Adults and children stand among bouquets of pale flowers that are being stored in tin washtubs. A billboard behind the group reads "Paints," "Hardware," "Miller-Edwards Co., Five Points."
Date: unknown
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Businesses in the Five Points Neighborhood]

Description: Photograph of two-story business fronts along a street in the Five Points neighborhood in El Paso, Texas. The building on the right has "El Paso Conservatory" written over its top row of windows. Businesses in the first story include Douglass Bros. hardware store and Wayne M. Tinkler & Co.'s appliance store.
Date: 1949
Creator: Escontrías
Partner: El Paso Public Library

[Men on Horseback and a Horse-drawn Wagon]

Description: Men are shown here,sitting on horses, while another one sits in a wagon in front of the Holt Hardware Store. The sign hanging on the hardware store sign reads "Tin Shop." A sign to the left of the hardware store reads "Saddle and Harness Shop." A note with the picture states "Joe Myers on Left. William Louis Myers in wagon. Father and grandfather of Julia Myers Thompson." "1904" is written on back of photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Street Scene in Plainview, Texas

Description: Photograph of the downtown area in Plainview, Texas in 1897 showing businesses on the west side of the square. Two freighting teams, comprised of horses and carts, fill the block. Businesses include: Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc.; Irick and Dyer Groceries; City Drug Store; Williams Bro's. Cheap Cash Store; and Donohoo and Ware Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries and Hardware.
Date: 1897
Creator: Britain's Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Remains of Hardware Store]

Description: Photograph of a heavily damaged hardware store after the 1919 hurricane in Corpus Christi. Brick walls have been demolished by the storm. Inscribed on the back of the photo, "What is left of a hardware and implement store on Water Street." and "E.H. Caldwell Hdw. and Impl. The family company is still in business on Agnes Street - 1983 Bob Clark." Also a note, "Cotton bales are some of hundreds that washed in from the compress on Municipal Wharf - on waves they battered the downtown. C.L. Baskin"
Date: 1919
Creator: Shirkey, Marie
Partner: Corpus Christi Museum of Science and History