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Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Description: Photograph of a concession stand at a theater in Abilene, TX. Various types of candy are visible in a glass display case in the counter. On top of the counter is more candy and a popcorn machine. The surrounding room is highly ornate. A large, decorative lamp fixture is visible in the background. A large mirror framed by Hollywood lighting in on the wall behind the counter.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Description: Photograph of a concession stand at a theater in Abilene, TX. Various types of candy are visible in a glass display case in the counter. On top of the counter is more candy and a popcorn machine. The surrounding room is highly ornate. Two large, decorative lamp fixtures are visible in the background. A large mirror framed by Hollywood lighting in on the wall behind the counter. A man is standing behind the counter, offering a drink and container of popcorn.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Paramount Theater's Concession Stand

Description: Photograph of a concession stand at at theater in Abilene, TX. The stand is various types of theater fare, including candy, popcorn, pickles, and drinks. The surrounding room is highly ornate. A large, decorative lamp fixture is on the back wall. A large mirror, framed by Hollywood lighting, dominates the wall behind the concession stand. A man is standing in front of the counter, posing with a drink in his hand.
Date: 1955
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Volunteers Advertising Merchandise]

Description: Photograph of volunteers advertising Texas Folklife Festival merchandise at the Texas Folklife Festival in San Antonio, Texas. They are wearing hats with longhorn horn and holding up posters.
Date: [1997-07-31..1997-08-03]
Creator: Informedia
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries Special Collections

General Merchandise and Drug Store

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of the C. H. McGary General Merchandise Store in Portland, TX. The Portland Drug Store is connected to the General Store. Lettering on the side of the stores identifies them. The front of the stores is a covered porch area. The area around the stores is undeveloped land. A railroad runs in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

Bill from R.L. Livingston & Co. General Store

Description: Facsimile of a bill of sale from R.L. Livingston General Merchandise Co for Mrs. Joe Humphries of Marfa, Texas in 1898. This page was included in a paper written by Elizabeth Newton for an American History class at Marfa High School in November 1967.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[Interior of Frank Ellis and Son]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Frank Ellis and Son General Store in the New Hope community of Sunnyvale, TX. Every wall is covered in shelves. The shelves are lined with various goods being sold. Several independent displays run down the middle of the store. The owner, Frank Ellis, is standing on the left next to a glass display case. He is wearing a suit and tie and a hat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mesquite Public Library

[Ceiling in a Store]

Description: Photograph looking up at the elaborate tiled ceiling inside a store in Lufkin, Texas. There is merchandise on display throughout the room.
Date: December 16, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Merchandise in a Store]

Description: Photograph of merchandise on display inside a store in Lufkin, Texas. There is a sign reading "Book Nook" above a door frame to the left.
Date: December 16, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell

[Merchandise in Store]

Description: Photograph of merchandise on display inside a store in Lufkin, Texas. The words "The Angel Attic" are painted in red on top of a shelf to the far right, and there are two lamps on the counter in the foreground.
Date: December 16, 2010
Creator: Bell, Jim
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of Jim Bell