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[Page of business cards]

Description: Sheet of paper that has nine business cards containing contact information taped to it. Most of the cards are for lawyer John J. Herrera, including a card certifying that Herrera has been enrolled as an attorney in the Supreme Court of Texas. Two cards on the top right of the page are for Ralph Guzman, a field representative for the Alianza Hispano Americana Civil Rights Department and for Joe Morales, a program director at Radio Station KLVL.
Date: unknown
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Mexican candy-makers changing to modern ways

Description: Mike Weingart, a Houston Chronicle reporter, writes about "a third-generation firm of candy makers, working by hand in make-shift quarters, producing $100,000 worth of Mexican candy a year and supplying 98 per cent of the Houston market." The photograph by Larry Evans, a Chronicle staff, shows two employees making the candies. The top of the article reads: "'The Bee Hive' just has too much buzzing."
Date: unknown
Creator: Weingart, Mike
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of several commercial buildings on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. There are four connected buildings; the first three on the left are single-story buildings of brick and/or stucco. The one on the far left has columns built into the front and a decorative triangular section above; the second is plain with a sidewalk cover and the third is plain with a cloth awning. On the far right, the fourth building is two stories with decorative brickwork and a roof over the sidewalk. Some signs are visible including an "Anderson County Abstract Company" sign on the third building and cars are parked on both sides of the street.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
Location Info:
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Courthouse Square - Palestine]

Description: Photograph of a series of connected commercial businesses on the west side of N. Church Street in Palestine, Texas, across the street from the Anderson County Courthouse. Storefronts for five buildings are visible; each of the buildings are single stories and have various sidewalk covers and roofs. The buildings all seem to be stone or brick, and several of the buildings have detailed brick- or stonework around the rooflines and edges. Cars are parked on the street outside the stores.
Date: November 1991
Creator: McReynolds, Oliver
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Partner: Palestine Public Library

Bailey's Cleaners

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in front of Bailey's Cleaners. A vehicle parked in front of the business also has the name "Bailey's Cleaners & Hatters" printed on the back; the business is in a long row of connected commercial buildings, visible in the background. The three persons on the far right of the group are identified as (left to right): Ray Skelton, Mary Clements Bailey, and Graham Bailey.
Date: unknown
Creator: Young, Moon
Partner: Cleveland Historic Society

Worley's Abilene (Taylor County, Tex.) City Directory, 1939-1940

Description: Directory for Abilene, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals, as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "an alphabetical directory of business concerns and private citizens, a directory of householders, occupants of office buildings and other business places, including a complete street and avenue guide and much information of a miscellaneous character; also a buyers' guide and a complete classified business directory." The general index begins on page 7 and the index to advertisers begins on page 8.
Date: 1939
Creator: John F. Worley Directory Co.
Partner: Abilene Christian University Library

[Marfa street scene]

Description: Photograph of several storefrongs on a Marfa, Texas street, including a jewelry store in the background. Cars are parked outside of the buildings, on the left side of the image, and there is an American flag. The image accompanied a written speech, with the caption: "Positive Americanism is too seldom publicized. The people of Marfa demonstrate their patriotism and love for America by daily flying American flags from all businesses" (p. 12).
Date: 1969
Partner: Marfa Public Library

The Great Flood

Description: Photograph of the exterior of partially-submerged businesses at Riverside and Congress streets in Austin, Texas, including the Night Hawk Cafe #1 and other buildings in the background. Two men are standing outside the cafe, waist-deep in the water.
Date: unknown
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Location Info:
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Birdseye View of Paris, Tex.

Description: Color postcard showing an aerial view of downtown Paris, Texas. Correspondence on the back reads,"Hello Precious, how are you today, why don't you say how you like the new postals. I am sending Mud's hat to her - this morning and will put you something in. Pappa wanted to send you a 'tabbie' but when he priced them they were $7.00 so you will have to wait a while. It is addressed to Miss Rosa Louise Dill, 206 E. 5th Street, Oklahoma City, Okla. It is postmarked Monett & Paris on Oct 18, 1907.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

Peoples Home Telephone Company

Description: The Peoples Home Telephone Company Directory contains phone numbers and addresses of businesses and residents in Denton and the surrounding area. The directory also includes advertisements for local businesses. The Peoples Home Telephone Company compiled the directory on December 1, 1918.
Date: December 1, 1918
Creator: Peoples Home Telephone Company
Partner: Denton Public Library

81st Texas Legislature, Senate Bill 2244, Chapter 573

Description: Bill introduced by the Texas Senate relating to the eligibility of employees of certain businesses or organizations established as part of the state's economic development program and of dependents of those employees to pay resident tuition at public institutions of higher education.
Date: June 19, 2009
Creator: Texas. Legislature. Senate.
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department