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[Photograph of Grace Lorraine Conner's Family Outside House]

Description: Photograph of a group of twenty-four men, women, and children standing in the grass lawn outside a light-colored, one-story house with wood-siding, and a small porch on the right half of the front. The people are almost all wearing winter coats, and most of them are wearing hats. There is a tall tree beside the house on the left, the branches of which are seen at the top of the photo, and ivy growing up the right side. On the back, there are handwritten notes about the photo.
Date: 1930~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of People Beside Automobiles Outside Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women standing with two cars on the grassy lawn in front of a tall brick building with a circular-arch entrance. The women are wearing dresses or skirts and blouses, and the men are wearing light-colored dress shirts with slacks (some are also wearing hats). The cars, which are old and dusty, are parked facing the building, and one of them has a wheel on the back. There is a note on the back of the photo that says, "Hightower Baptist Church."
Date: 1944
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of People with Automobiles Outside Brick Building]

Description: Wide-angle photograph of a group of men and women standing on the grassy lawn in front of a tall brick building with a circular-arch entrance and three windows. The women are wearing dresses or skirts and blouses, and the men are wearing light-colored dress shirts with slacks (some are also wearing hats). There are four cars surrounding them, which are old, dusty, and parked facing the building. In the background on the left is a clump of large trees. There is a decorative border around the edge of the photo, and a note on the back of the photo that says, "Hightower Baptist Church."
Date: 1944
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Ellis County Courthouse and Carnival at Night]

Description: Photograph of the Ellis County Courthouse and carnival activities, taken at night. The courthouse is multi-story with a clock tower in the center and turrets on the left side. There is a spinning carousel with lights in front of the left side of the courthouse, and a mobile concessions stand (which is also illuminated by lights) in the center foreground. Crowds of people fill in the spaces between each attraction and the courthouse. On the back of the photo, there is a note identifying the courthouse.
Date: unknown
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Desmond's Grocery Store Shelf]

Description: Photograph of a grocery store shelving unit (on the left, at an angle) with stacks of canned goods and other products, arranged in rows on the shelves, along the dark floor, and in tall pyramids on top of the shelves. The shelving unit is against a wall, and across from the wall are short displays with other assorted products. In the background, another, more basket-like storage and display rack stands against the wall, and beyond that is a glass-encased counter. The wall behind the counter is dark and has a shelf or two on it. There are handwritten notes on the back about the name and location of the store, as well as the year it was taken.
Date: 1926
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Desmond's Grocery Store Interior]

Description: Photograph of a grocery store shelving unit (on the right, at an angle) with stacks of boxed goods (such as Post Toasties and oats) and other products, arranged in rows on the shelves and in tall pyramids on top of the shelves. The shelving unit is against a wall, directly across from which is a counter with a cash register, bottles, and small displays of products. In the background are display tables with larger products and packages. Beyond those display racks is a large refrigerator unit with a sign that says "Milk & Butter." There are handwritten notes on the back about the name and location of the store, as well as the year it was taken.
Date: 1926
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Interior of Desmond's Grocery Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a small grocery store, with shelves of groceries on the right and left walls, and shorter display racks in the center of the room. At the back of the room is a glass-encased counter and some large refrigerator units against the back wall, one of which has a sign saying, "Ask for Metzger's Milk & Butter." At the front, just barely visible, is an L-shaped counter with piles of products on it. There are handwritten notes on the back about the name and location of the store, as well as the year it was taken.
Date: 1926
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Old Men Sitting in a Drugstore]

Description: Photograph of five old men in jackets, hats (two cowboy hats, a fedora, a homburg, and a trilby), and two in glasses, sitting around a light-colored, square, single-pedestal table. Two men on the far right of the group and the far left man are holding and/or drinking from teacups. Behind them is a glass-shelf display counter with nick-knacks, dishes, small boxes, figurines, and cooking ware, as well as a cash-register on the counter-top. The back and right walls have all sorts of products hanging from them. On the back of the photo are handwritten notes, identifying the store as "Hilley Drugstore" and the man in the middle as Eugene Page.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Group of Men at Dallas Post Office]

Description: Photograph of a group of sixteen men in suits, arranged in two rows, standing on the first and third steps of the Dallas Post Office entrance stairs. All of them are wearing ties and white dress-shirts with variously colored suits. The post office is a light-colored stone building with two detailed columns on either side of the double door entrance, which has glass windows. There is a note with the year in which the photo was taken on the back, along with the photographer's stamp.
Date: 1946
Creator: Hight, Geo. M.
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Group of Men at Dallas Post Office]

Description: Photograph of a group of forty men in suits, arranged in two rows, standing on the steps of the Dallas Post Office entrance stairs. All of them are wearing ties and white dress-shirts with variously colored suits. The post office is a light-colored stone building with two detailed columns on either side of the double door entrance, which has glass windows. There are two lampposts on either side of the stairs. On the back of the photo are the date and location, the photographer's stamp, and a note identifying the 1st man at the far left, on the third row.
Date: 1946
Creator: Hight, Geo. M.
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of China Exhibit Building at Texas State Fair]

Description: Photograph (taken at an angle from the left) of a two- or three-story building with East Asian hip-and-gable roofs that turn up at the corners and four open entryways (two hexagon-shaped and two circular), partially hidden by a large tree. The building has several parts to it, of varying heights and shapes, including a short portion with a covered balcony and a tall tower with a double-tiered roof. Along the street that runs in front of the building, there are two cars parked facing away from the camera and a curved street-lamp with light fixtures all along the curve, and a small, rectangular trash can. There are shrubs and potted plants in front of the light-colored building, as well as a bench in front of a hexagon-shaped, open entryway on the left. On the back, there is a note about the photo's location and date.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Illuminated Hall of State at Texas Fair]

Description: Photograph of the Hall of State at the Texas State Fair grounds, taken from across a long pool of water with buildings on either side of it. The Hall of State is lit very brightly, so that the building itself (a long building with a short tower rising from the center) is barely visible and there are rays of light shining out in the night sky above it. On either side of the pool of water are buildings with the entrances standing out from the building, portico-style, and slightly illuminated by ground lights. Flagpoles line both sides of the pool, and, nearer to the Hall of State, the shadows of small trees are visible. There is a decorative border around the edge of the photo, and, on the back, a note about the location and date.
Date: 1936
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Group of Men Outside Dallas Post Office]

Description: Photograph of a large group of men and one woman, standing on the steps of the Dallas Post Office. The men are all wearing ties with light-colored dress shirts, and are wearing variously colored suits. The woman, who is standing at the front center of the group, has a short, curly hairstyle, a blouse with a large bow tied at the collarbone, and a dark skirt suit. The post office is a multi-story, light-colored stone building with two detailed columns on either side of the double door entrance, which has glass windows. There are two lampposts and two large shrubs on either side of the stairs, and an American flag on a pole to the left. On the back of the photo are the date and location, the photographer's stamp, and a note identifying the 6th man from the left on the second row.
Date: 1946
Creator: Hight, Geo. M.
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of People on South St. Paul Sidewalk in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of people walking up and down the sidewalk along a street with parking meters. A woman, wearing a long jacket with a fur collar and a hat with a feather, is walking towards the camera on the left and carrying wrapped parcels under her left arm. Two men in hats, one wearing a long coat and one in a sweater, walking away from the camera on the right. There are other multi-story building in the background, on either side of the street, including a skyscraper in the distant background. To the right of the sidewalk is a car lot with a roof over it, and to the left is a car parked along the street. There are handwritten notes about the location (South St. Paul Street) and date on the back of the photo, as well as a decorative border around the photo.
Date: 193u
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Church Exterior]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a three-story church made of brick and light-colored dressings around the windows and corners of the bell tower, with steps leading up to the front doors. The photo is taken from across the street and to the left of the church, and there are two cars parked in front of another building just barely visible at the left of the photo. There is another, two-story building behind and to the right of the church, partially obscured by trees. Two large trees obscure the back left of the church. There are handwritten notes about the church (Cumberland Presbyterian Church at the time) and date of the photo on the back, as well as a decorative border around the photo.
Date: 193u
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Cumberland Presbyterian Church Sanctuary Room]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Cumberland Presbyterian Church sanctuary, taken from between two rows of curved, wooden pews near the front of the sanctuary. From left to right, there is a piano (with a stack of books on the top) and stool, a chair in front of a small platform, and a pulpit on the platform at the front of the room. There are two tall, narrow windows in the walls on either side of the narrow room, patterned carpet on the floor, and a door in the center of the back wall. There are handwritten notes about the location and date on the back of the photo.
Date: 1931
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Clock Tower and Street in Dallas]

Description: Photograph of a brick and stone clock tower, taken at a 3/4 angle from down the street, to the left. Also visible are shorter buildings along the street beside the tower, cars driving up the street (towards the camera), and a tall skyscraper building in the background. The building visible on the far right has signs for an old post office parking station and "Moler." There are handwritten notes about the photo's location and date on the back, as well as a decorative border around the photo.
Date: 193u
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Man Standing Against Backdrop with Bicycle]

Description: Photograph of a man standing with a bicycle in front of a novelty Wild West backdrop. The man is wearing a hat, a button-down shirt with the sleeves rolled up, loose slacks held up by a belt, and shoes with laces. He is holding an open book and has a long, straight tube under his arm. The bike is leaning against his right hip. On the back of the photograph are markings making the photo usable as a postcard, a photographer's stamp, and handwritten notes about the photo.
Date: 1936
Creator: Jones Photographic Co.
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Small Statue of Girl on Elephant]

Description: Photograph of a small statue of a girl riding side-saddle on a dark-colored elephant, displayed against a dark backdrop. The girl has short dark hair painted on, and is holding the edges of her wide dress out at the level of her eyes with her head tilted slightly to her right. The elephant has its trunk curled up and back towards its head. The statue rests on a square piece of patterned and fringed fabric that lays over a square display stand. There are notes about the location and time at which the photo was taken, written on the back - as well as a decorative border surrounding the edges of the photo on the front.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Old Mill Inn at Texas State Fair]

Description: Photograph of stone house, shadowed by two tall trees and bordered by a wooden, split-rail fence. The L-shaped house is two-stories, with an over-hang above a double door entrance on the left, a large wheel against the left side of the house, and windows of varying sizes all along the second-story. There are several benches and some small trees lined up in the space created by the concave corner of the house. A street runs parallel to the right portion of the house. There is a decorative border around the edges of the photo, and notes about the location and date on the back.
Date: 1936
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Texas Queen Show Boat at Texas State Fair]

Description: Photograph of a light-colored, three-story building with a river showboat-style facade, an open entrance on the first story, and the words "Show Boat Texas Queen" in letters above the second story. The facade includes smoke stacks, fake balconies with painted wooden railing, fake wooden posts. On the first story, two signs advertise a "Murder In The Old Red Barn," while other signs advertise food. The building is part of a strip of buildings including one made of brick (on the right, partially obscured by a person just inside the frame) and one obscured by a large pole. On the back of the photo, there are handwritten notes about the location and date.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Texas State Fair's Hall of State]

Description: Photograph of the front of The Hall of State at the Texas State Fair grounds, taken from across the Esplanade fountain. The Hall of State is a long building with columns all along the front, and a tall, concave curved portion in the center. The fountain has a long pool that is perpendicular to the Hall of State, and is lined with flagpoles bearing flags from different countries. On either side of the fountain, two other buildings are just barely visible, and in front of the fountain, there is a small grassy area with dying flowers and bushes. On the back of the photo, there are notes about the location and date at which the photo was taken.
Date: 1936
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of the Texas Fair Hall of State]

Description: Photograph of the front of The Hall of State at the Texas State Fair grounds, taken from across the Esplanade fountain. The Hall of State is a long building with columns all along the front, and a tall, concave curved portion in the center. The fountain has a long pool that is perpendicular to the Hall of State, and is lined with flagpoles bearing flags from different countries. On either side of the fountain, two other buildings (nearly identical to each other, with entrances that stand out from the main portion of the building) are just visible. On the back of the photo, there are notes about the location and date at which the photo was taken.
Date: 1936
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Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of State Fair of Texas Ride]

Description: Photograph of an amusement ride at the State Fair of Texas. The ride has two cars attached by long, metal poles to two large, flat rotating wheels, which are, in turn, attached to either side of metal T-frame. The cars themselves are oval-shaped and have flat, metal, semi-circular frames attached to either side. Nothing is visible in the background. A handwritten note on the back of the photo says the ride might have been called "The Giant's Foot."
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell