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[Wood stoves in a hardware store]

Description: Photograph of wood stoves in a hardware store owned by Byrd Williams Sr. in Gainesville, Texas. The image shows the back aisle with newly stocked stoves of various types. For a brief time Byrd Sr. altered his product line to feature stoves and included his teenage sons in the business name.
Date: 189u
Creator: Williams, Byrd Moore, Sr.
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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

[Where Business is Done]

Description: Color postcard picturing a street scene in Orange, Texas "Where business is done" A hardware company is on the left and horse-drawn carriages are on both sides of the street. Correspondence on the back reads, "Hello Murray, How are you? if you see Frank will you try to find out Mrs. Pittman's address and let me know. answer this to 411 Fourth St. Mary." It is addressed to Mrs. J.B. Murray, 1492 Forsythe St., Beaumont, Tex. It is postmarked Orange, Texas on Aug 20, 1908.
Date: 1908~
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Store and Bank]

Description: Photograph of a red brick building, which houses the First National Bank, next to a hardware and dry goods store in Mount Vernon, Texas.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Congress Avenue]

Description: Photograph of Congress Avenue looking north. Cabaniss Hardware and Dewey Garage are visible at right, as well as cars and some advertisements painted on the buildings. The Capitol is visible in the distance. Streetcar rails are in the center of the road.
Date: January 26, 1920
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Southeast Corner of Denton Square

Description: A view of the business section on the southeast corner of the Denton Square around 1889. All the buildings were constructed of wood, with board sidewalks of even lengths to aid the pedestrian in keeping out of the mud and sand of the unpaved streets. Stores visible from the left to right are Denton Dry Goods Co., S. E. Search Hardware Store, and Craddocks.
Date: 1889
Partner: Denton Public Library

Southeast Corner of Denton Square

Description: A view of the business section on the southeast corner of the Denton Square around 1889. All the building were constructed of wood, with board sidewalks of even lengths to aid the pedestrian in keeping out of the mud and sand of the unpaved streets. Stores visible from the left to right are Denton Dry Goods Co., S. E. Search Hardware Store, and Craddocks.
Date: 1889
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Storm Damage at E. H. Caldwell and Son Mercantile]

Description: Photograph of storm damage at E. H. Caldwell and Son Hardware and Machinery on North Chaparral Street in Corpus Christi, Texas. The building is partially intact, and furniture can be seen in the destroyed rooms. A sign on the front of the building says "E. H. Caldwell & Son." In the foreground, there is debris scattered about. Text on the top-right corner of the image says "E. H. Caldwell & Son Merchantile."
Date: unknown
Creator: Patterson, Harvey
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Cotton Picking Machinery

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a cotton-picking tractor in San Patricio County, TX. Several large shields are protruding from the tractor to protect the tires and assist with harvest. A large piece of machinery is attached to the rear of the tractor. Several tanks and pipes are also on the top of the engine. A hardware and furniture store is visible behind the tractor.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Busy Commercial Street

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the exterior of several stores along a street in Taft, TX. A row of cars is parked in front of the stores. The store on the far left is labeled, "Cage Hardware Company." The business to its right is the "First State Bank." The business on the far right appears to be a restaurant with several food and drink signs on the facade.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Hallettsville Hardware Company

Description: Photograph of the interior of Hallettsville Hardware Company. Inside the store are shelves stocked with supplies such as pocket knives and dishes. Three men are behind the counter and one man is at the cash register. A handwritten note on the back includes information about the hardware store.
Date: unknown
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

Bill McVay and unidentified man in store

Description: Photograph of two men in Hanley Paint Store. Photograph of Bill McVay (on right) and unidentified man in paint store, Van Horn, TX. The store was established by McVay in an old gas station located at 305 West Broadway. This location is now used for the Red Rock Ranch Tours.
Date: May 2006
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum