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[Parade Float in Tomato Festival Parade]

Description: Copy negative of a parade float during the 1940 Tomato Festival Parade. The float is being escorted by horsemen wearing helmets. Men and women sit on the hoods of parked cars, and the Texas State Bank building can be seen in the background. To the right of the bank building is the Palace Theater, where spectators stand on top of the marquee. One person is sitting on the roof of the building. More spectators sit on the roof of Gillespie's Variety Store. The building in the right foreground housed the J. C. Penney Co., Inc. store on the first floor, and the Travis Clinic on the second.
Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Downtown McAllen]

Description: Photograph of downtown McAllen, Texas, looking south on Main Street. Stores are visible, including Lee Optical and Parisian Center of Values, and a theater is visible on the left. Cars are parked on both sides of the street.
Date: June 2, 1960
Partner: McAllen Public Library

The Crazy Theatre

Description: The Crazy Theater was located at 400 North Oak Avenue, on the east side of the street opposite the Crazy Hotel. The sign reads: "Week Commencing Monday June 22." The street does not appear to be paved, which dates the picture prior to 1914. Bennett's Office Supply now [2013] occupies the site of the former theater. The theater features in A. F. Weaver's "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells..." on page 17.
Date: 1914?
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Queen Theater #3

Description: Copy negative of the snack bar area at the Queen Theater in Abilene. There are doors on the left and an island design on the back wall. The snack counter has popcorn, drinks, and candy.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #1

Description: Copy negative of the inside of the Queen Theater in Abilene. The snack counter is on the left, the entrance to the movie viewing theater is in the middle, and a drink machine is on the right.
Date: unknown
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater

Description: Photograph of the Queen Theater in Abilene. The building is on a street corner beside a Fishel's store. There is an advertisement at the theater for the movie "King of Kings." Martha's Candy Shop, Austin's Camera Shop, and the Majestic Theater are on the left. There are a few cars on the street.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #1

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Queen Theater in Abilene. The picture is of the area in front of the restrooms with doors labeled "Men" and "Ladies." The carpet is patterned, and there is a trash can by the bathroom doors.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #2

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Queen Theater in Abilene. There are a drink machine, phone, and doors on the left and a trash can and restrooms on the right.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #2

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Queen Theater in downtown Abilene, Texas. There is a view of the theater chairs; some are on ground level, and some are upstairs. In the back center, there is a doorway.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater

Description: Photograph of an interior view of Queen Theater in downtown Abilene, Texas. There is a view of the movie screen, and two rows of chairs. In the bottom corner, there is a sign that says "Dr. [Pepp]er."
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Queen Theater #2

Description: Photograph of the snack bar area at the Queen Theater in Abilene. There are doors on the left and an island design on the back wall. The snack counter has popcorn, drinks, and candy.
Date: 1960
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library