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[Newspaper Clipping: Shaw's Queen of Diamonds]

Description: Newspaper clipping from the Dallas Times Herald of a photo and brief article about a woman who shopped for her diamonds at Shaw's Jewelers, and the employees who helped her. The article includes addresses for the three locations in Dallas. On the back of the clipping is part of an advertisement for Pontiac, depicting a Pontiac dealership.
Date: 1963
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Stores in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several stores, including a jewelry store and an antique mall, on the square in Paris, Texas. A man stands on the sidewalk to the left, waiting to cross the street.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Street in Paris, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the view down Clarksville Street in Paris, Texas. There are two stores on the right, Gene the Jeweler and Sleep World, and an antique store on the left. Cars are visible in the background.
Date: November 13, 2008
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[213 W. Main]

Description: Photograph of the front of the "Robinson State Bank Building" located at 213 W. Main in Palestine, Texas. The building is made of red brick with Romanesque Revival detailing and is classified as a One-Part Commercial Block. It has a rectangular plan with load-bearing masonry construction, a 3-bay fa├žade that displays elaborate brickwork, a large round archway marking the primary entrance, and a stepped, 3-part parapet with corbelling. A neon sign hung near the entrance says "Rushing Jewelers, Home of Lucky Forever Diamond Rings."
Date: June 1991
Creator: Hardy, Heck, Moore
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[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

[Near the Post Office and the Showboat Theater in Texas City]

Description: Looking north up 6th Street North in the downtown area of Texas City. Cars are parked on both sides of the road. Other cars travel in both directions on the street. A number of people can be seen standing on the corner or walking near the large multi-storied Post Office with the tall flag pole which stands on the corner of the street. Small businesses line both sides of the street. On the left side, beyond the Post Office on the corner, are signs identifying the first building as "Hetherington's Jewelry", and the second building as "Insurance" and "Shoes". On the right side of the street, about two blocks down is a tall multi-storied sign reading "Showboat", [i.e. the Showboat Theater]. A taxi is in the street near the Post Office building on the left corner.
Date: [1940..1949]
Partner: Moore Memorial Public Library

[Haltom's Jewelers]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Haltom's Jewelers, a red brick building with several turrets, in Fort Worth, Texas. A banner to the left advertises the Fort Worth Arts Festival, and there is a clock in front of the building.
Date: April 2009
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Haltom's Jewelers Building]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of Haltom's Jewelers, housed in a three-story red brick building with several turrets, in Fort Worth, Texas. There is a clock in front of the building, and people cross the street to the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Clock by Building]

Description: Photograph of a clock in front of Haltom's Jewelers, housed in a three-story red brick building in Fort Worth, Texas. A group of women and children walk past the store to the left.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bell, Jim
Location Info:
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Businesses in Lavaca County Courthouse Square]

Description: Photograph of a building on the Lavaca County Courthouse Square. The sign above the store reads, "Optician, watches, clocks, and jewelry," and a sign to the right reads, "The New Era Newsbook and Job Office." The building is two stories high and has a wooden awning around the building. Men, women, and children are standing on the sidewalk outside.
Date: unknown
Creator: Fey and Braunig
Partner: Friench Simpson Memorial Library

[Price's Dress Shop]

Description: The inside of Price's Dress Shop. There are many dresses and other clothing accessories along the wall. There are also jewelry display cases in the middle of the store.
Date: June 28, 1955
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

[Clipping: Otto Wettstein]

Description: Newspaper clipping of a biographical article about Otto Wettstein, a jeweler. The article discusses several pieces of specialty jewelry that Wettstein had designed as well as his other interests. The reverse contains snippets of other articles including one about a terrier that killed nearly 50 expensive birds, part of an article regarding a mining company expedition, and updates on the stock exchange.
Date: unknown
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[North Oak Avenue ]

Description: A street scene in Mineral Wells (looking north on Oak Avenue) approximately at the corner of North Oak Avenue and West Hubbard Street is shown here. Street car (running from 1907 to 1913) tracks are visible in the foreground, and the guy wires required to keep the power wire of the trolley in place festoon the sky. The Hexagon Hotel (opened in 1897)is visible towards the back of the picture. The Vichy (later the Beach, and then later still, the Standard) well is barely visible across from the Hexagon Hotel. The streets of Mineral Wells were not paved until 1914. Please observe the utter absence of automobiles.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Zales Jewelers

Description: An unknown man stands behind the counter at a Zales Jewelers. The display cabinets in front of him are filled with rings while the display cabinets behind him and against the wall are displaying crystal and sterling silver products.
Date: May 28, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Ribbon Cutting at Zales Jewelers

Description: One unidentified gentleman holds a ribbon in place for another unidentified man to cut at the ribbon cutting of a Zales Jewelers. The ribbon is strung across open glass doors and an unidentified group of unidentified women are in the background watching the ribbon cutting.
Date: May 28, 1953
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library