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Safeway Grocery Store Display #2

Description: Photograph of a Safeway Grocery Store display. The display consists of two football player figures on top of a produce shelf; the figures are set up under a miniature goal post. A sign towards the left says "Abilene Eagles Shoot for Another State Championship. Safeway is Shooting for More Satisfied Customers." There are also balloons in the display. In the background, there is text on the wall that says "Your Garden Room Safeway Produce."
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Safeway Grocery Store Display #1

Description: Photograph of a Safeway Grocery Store display. The display consists of two football player figures on top of a produce shelf; the figures are set up under a miniature goal post. A sign towards the left says "Abilene Eagles Shoot for Another State Championship. Safeway is Shooting for More Satisfied Customers." There are also balloons in the display. In the background, there is text on the wall that says "Your Garden Room Safeway Produce."
Date: 1958
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit. It is located indoors, and there are tables with various types of produce on them. The man holding a large gourd and standing in the center of the photograph is identified as Morris Higdon, the Chamber of Commerce Manager.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Floats in parade]

Description: Photograph of floats in a parade on a dirt road. There are crowds on either side of the road, and some children walking in the parade. The float in the left-center area of the photograph is covered in produce and has a sign that reads, "And some to spare."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Store Interior with Staff

Description: Copy negative of the interior of Thornton's Drug Store. Standing inside the store is E.L. Thornton, Allen Rasey and Shella Thornton. The store is long and narrow with high ceilings. Shelves full of goods line the walls, and cabinets and produce line the walkways.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Safeway Grocery Store #1

Description: Photograph of an interior view of a Safeway grocery store on South Twenty-fifth and Barrow in Abilene, Texas. There are aisles of products with signs above them that say "A 1 B," "A 2 B," and "A 3 B." In the foreground, there is an end cap with boxes that say "Busy Baker." In the background, there are produce cases; a sign on the wall above them says "Your Garden Room Safeway Produce." Beside the text, there are cut-outs of various fruits.
Date: 1960
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Safeway Grocery Store #2

Description: Copy negative of an interior view of a Safeway grocery store on South Twenty-fifth and Barrow in Abilene, Texas. There are aisles of products with signs above them that say "A 1 B," "A 2 B," and "A 3 B." In the foreground, there is an end cap with boxes that say "Busy Baker." In the background, there are produce cases; a sign on the wall above them says "Your Garden Room Safeway Produce." Beside the text, there are cut-outs of various fruits.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Humor Postcard, Apple; Humor Postcard, Pumpkin

Description: Copy photograph of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize apples are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize pumpkin is carried on a train. Text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Humor Postcard, Potato; Humor Postcard, Corn

Description: Copy negative of two humor postcards advertising for Bradshaw, Texas. In the top postcard two oversize potatoes are carried on a train. In the bottom postcard an oversize cob of corn is carried on a train. The text on both cards reads, "The Kind We Raise in Bradshaw, Tex."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Thanksgiving Greetings

Description: Color postcard depicting a turkey standing on the shore under a tree, next to some produce of the land. In the background is the Mayflower sailing by on the ocean. Correspondence reads, "My dear Sis, many happy T.G. Greetings for you. I have you [ ] will send it soon. Lovingly, Rosa" It is addressed to Mrs. E. A. Dill, Oklahoma City, Okla. P.O.Box 838. It is postmarked Monett & Paris, Texas on Nov. 25, 1908.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Private Collection of Joe E. Haynes

[Photograph of Das Peach Haus]

Description: Negative of Das Peach Haus in Fredericksburg, Texas. It is a wooden building with signs hanging from the porch that say Apples, Sausage, and Honey. The name of the store is at the top of the building. There are two open doors, and pumpkins sitting outside on the porch. Two wooden paths lead up to the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Gillespie County Historical Society

[Postcard of League City Railroad Station]

Description: Postcard that features a scene at the League City railroad station. A scattered group of men are loading a railroad car with boxes of produce that have been brought on site in wagons.
Date: 191u
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: League City Helen Hall Library

Mexican Market

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a market in Taft, TX. Several large tents and awnings are set up next to a downtown building district. Several pick up trucks are shown parked in front of the tents. Several piles that appear to be melon are stacked under the tents.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[Hardies Fruits & Vegetables]

Description: Photograph of the building for Hardie's Fruits & Vegetables. Crates are stacked against the front wall of the building. Another store is situated nearby.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Old Market Street]

Description: Photograph of the old market street at the Dallas Farmer's Market. In the photograph, cars are parked against the street. Storefronts are visible on the left side.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Riffe's Grocery and Market]

Description: Photograph of the storefront for Riffe's Grocery and Market. Cylindrical parts are stacked against the storefront. A truck is parked against the sidewalk.
Date: July 23, 1958
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Letter to Henry Forschmidt from W. A. Donald]

Description: Letter from W. A. Donald to Henry Forschmidt expressing thanks to the Michigan Blueberry Growers Association for moving a cultivated blueberry crop.
Date: November 2, 1954
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

Mr. and Mrs. Middleton Shop for Groceries

Description: Photograph of Mr.and Mrs. Middleton shopping for groceries in the produce section. He wears a suit and tie. She wears a women's suit and a crocheted hat.
Date: January 28, 1954
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

[Mustang Tomato Co.]

Description: Photograph of the storefront for Mustang Tomato Co. An older man sits underneath an awning. A car is parked on next to the storefront. The doors and trunk are open.
Date: August 28, 1959
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Don Hotel]

Description: Photograph of storefronts, including the Don Hotel. Wooden crates are stacked against the storefronts, while trucks are parked next to them.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[United Produce]

Description: Photograph of a storefront. Hanging from an awning a sign reads: "United Produce Wholesale Fruits and Vegetables." Cars are parked next to the street.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives

[Carl Fain & Son Produce]

Description: Photograph of storefronts, including Carl Fain & Son Produce. A car is parked next to the street.
Date: unknown
Creator: Dallas (Tex.)
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Dallas Municipal Archives