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[Photograph of Texas Hall of State and Flags]

Description: Photograph of the front and right side of the Hall of State building at the Texas State Fair grounds, taken at an angle from down the lane to the right. The Hall of State is a light-colored, multi-story building with a long portico along the front, and a concave circular tower in the center. The photograph is over-exposed, making many features of the Hall of State building difficult to see. A large plant-bed and lane partition, with tall flagpoles bearing various flags, runs parallel to the Hall of State. There is another building to the right of the Hall of State, with another flagpole in the front lawn and an automobile parked in the lane in front of it. There is a decorative border around the edges of the photo, and on the back there is a note about the location and date.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Ford Building at Texas State Fair]

Description: Photograph of the front of the Ford Building, a two- or three-story building with no windows, and five double-doors at the front-center. There are two flagpoles, almost as tall as the building, bearing American flags and standing on either side of the entrance, and "Ford" is displayed in large, capital letters above the front doors. There are several people walking in the middle-ground of the photo, towards and to right of the building. There is a circle of grass in front of the building, and a curb with a tree just barely visible at right of the photo. There is a decorative border around the edges of the photo, and on the back are notes about the location and date.
Date: 1936
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: 193X
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

[Postcard of Gatesville, Texas High School Exterior]

Description: Postcard with a photo of the exterior of Gatesville High School on the front. The school is at least three-stories tall, with windows along each story, and a steep flight of steps leading up to the entrance. There is a partition wall running parallel to the front of the school, and several large trees blocking another building adjoining the school. Clouds are visible in the sky in the background, and a grassy lawn in the foreground. On the back are the postcard markings with a short description of the photo and the photographer's name.
Date: unknown
Creator: John A. Stryker
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.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of a Front View of Harry Lloyd Desmond's Home]

Description: Photograph of a one-story house with wood-siding, a front porch, and an old wooden fence in front. There are four people and a dog on the front porch: a woman and girl sitting in chairs, an older man looking at the camera, and another older man holding the dog. Trees frame the edges of the photo, and there is a large luggage trunk resting at the base of the tree on the left. A decorative border surrounds the photo. There are handwritten notes on the back of the photo, noting the owner of the home and the town it is located in.
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Diorama with Covered Wagon Pulled By Oxen]

Description: Photograph of a diorama with four oxen pulling an American western-style, four-wheel, covered wagon along a long stretch of ground. The wagon model, visible from the side, has a small barrel and plow on the "wooden" siding, while the oxen are wearing small yokes around their necks. There is a note about the location and date written on the back of the photo.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Goodyear Tires Blimp at Trinity River]

Description: Photograph of a Goodyear Tires blimp on the dry, grassy Trinity River bottom. The blimp is facing left and there are eight people standing under the front. In the background, a bridge and some buildings are visible. On the back of the photo are handwritten notes with the year and location at which the photo was taken.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Building Entrance at Texas Fair]

Description: Photograph of an entrance to a light-colored art deco style building at the State Fair of Texas. The entrance itself sticks out from the building, has two tall columns in front of the doors, a short flight of steps leading to the ground, and a tall, narrow window on either side of the opening. In front of the building is a small patch of grass in the middle of a concrete drive, which leads to a road running parallel to the building. There is a small group of people wearing hats and sitting on a bench facing the building, three people walking past the building heading right, and a man descending the entrance steps. There is a decorative border around the edge of the photo, and on the back, there are handwritten notes about the location and date.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Humble's Hall of Texas History]

Description: Photograph of a multi-colored, two- or three-story art deco building with a facade that gives the impression of layering, and a large, three-dimensional, abstract image in the front-center. Below the abstract image is a sign that reads, "Humble's Hall of Texas History." Small groups (men, women, and children) are walking towards the entrance and up the short flight up steps to the doors. There are two pairs of flagpoles (with American and Texas flags) on either side of the steps, along with shrubs and manicured trees. There is a decorative border around the edges of the photo, and on the back, there are notes about the location and date.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of a Woman Wearing an Uncle Sam Costume]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing in front of an open barn door. She is wearing pants and a jacket with stars and stripes, a top hat with stars on it, and a small fake beard. The top of a one-story house can be seen beyond a fence that is connected to the right side of the barn. On the back of the photo is a handwritten note reading, "Playing in Carlton, TX."
Date: unknown
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Little Boy on a Goat Cart]

Description: Photograph of a little boy in a short-sleeved gown, sitting with a small dog (real or stuffed) on the seat of a four-wheeled cart and holding reins. The cart is hooked up to a shaggy, curly-haired goat with slightly curved horns. The little boy is grimacing at the camera and has light, middle-parted hair. Behind the cart, there is a large bush to the left, a picket fence to the right, and, in the distant background, a yard, and the corner of a house. On the back of the photo are handwritten notes about the photo, including one that identifies the boy as Charlie Francis Williams.
Date: 1919~
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Pan-American Casino at Texas Fair At Night]

Description: Photograph of the Pan-American Casino exhibit at the Texas State Fair grounds (taken at night), a three-story, light-colored building with two domed turrets on either side of the front of the building, and a wide portico with columns at the front. There is a large neon sign between the two turrets with the casino name, a long, narrow, back-lit sign advertising for a show inside below the first sign, and the words, "The True The Good and The Beautiful" on the face of the building below the two signs. In front of the building are a short flight of steps, and a large, circular area bordered by a short hedge in front of the building, with a large, dark, winged statue in the center. On the back of the photo, there is a note about the location and date.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Sculpture and Fountain at Women's Museum]

Description: Photograph of a fountain display with a sculpture of a naked woman standing on a tall cactus, taken at night. The fountain has several streams coming out of concrete rectangles lined up on either side of the fountain pool, and a metal semi-circle of fish coming out of the pool. Behind the sculpture is a wall alcove, which has lights built into the alcove and a Texan-themed mural. There are handwritten notes about the location and date on the back of the photo.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Texas State Fair Visitor Counter]

Description: Photograph of an attendance counter for the State Fair of Texas, shaped like a giant, old-fashioned cash register with a curved keyboard and round keys. The attendance for the day (6452 people) is displayed at the top, in rolling numbers. The cash register is a dark color with a thick, light-colored trim around the edges, and is sitting on a stand that has lettering all around the sides (the words "national" and "register" are visible). There are notes on the back about the counter on the back of the photo.
Date: 1936
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.
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Family Walking Down Sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of a woman, boy, and man walking down the sidewalk, towards the camera, with the street to their left. The woman is wearing a light-colored suit jacket and skirt with a checked blouse; the boy is wearing a long-sleeved dress shirt, striped tie, and dark slacks; and the man is wearing a light-colored suit and hat. Behind them, a woman in a patterned dress and a hat is walking the other way. There are cars driving on the street, in the opposite direction, and tall buildings visible in the background. On the back, there are notes about who the people are and when the photo was taken.
Date: September 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Two Men Walking on Elm Street Sidewalk]

Description: Photograph of two men walking down the Elm Street sidewalk in Dallas. The older man on the left is wearing a boater's hat, a dress shirt with the sleeves rolled up, a tie, slacks with a double-striped belt, and light-colored pointed shoes. The younger man on the right has his hair slicked back and is wearing a dark-colored dress shirt with the sleeves pushed back, suspenders, a tie, loose slacks, and light-colored shoes. The Wilson building, a multi-story stone structure, is visible with other buildings in the background on the other side of the street. There is a sign with the old street number (1836) on it, an American flag next to it, and cars parked on the street.
Date: 193X
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Two Men and US Mail Cart]

Description: Photograph of two men with a United States Mail bike cart parked in a dirt lot with scrub-brush, mall trees, and a fence - one man (at left) sitting on the bike, and the other standing to the right of the cart, with his right forearm resting on the side of the cart. The mail vehicle is comprised of the back part and engine of a motorcycle, connected at the front to a large, wooden, two-wheel cart. The man sitting on the bike is wearing a bowler hat, a white dress shirt and tie (with a tie clip), dark dress slacks, and medium-colored oxford shoes. The other man is wearing a boater hat, glasses, a white long-sleeve shirt, black slacks held up by a belt, and dark dress shoes. On the back of the photo are notes about the men, the location, and date the picture was taken.
Date: 1916
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 a Woman Playing a Violin]

Description: Photograph of a woman (Aara Desmond) playing a violin in front of a china cabinet and drawers, in a room with dark, floral wallpaper and wood features. The woman is wearing an old-fashioned, floor-length dress, and there is a music stand in front of her. A wooden chair is partially visible behind her. There is information about the photo on the back.
Date: 1911
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
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell

[Photograph of Globe Theatre Exhibit at Texas State Fair]

Description: Photograph of an octagonal building that is three or four stories high, with a small tower coming out of the center of the closest side. On the side of the building are the words "Globe Theatre" in script. The building is connected on all sides to smaller structures in a similar architectural style. A man in a suit and hat stands facing to the right, on the street curb in front of the building, while two women in hats and ankle-length dresses walk ahead of him. There is a decorative border around the edges of the photo, and a handwritten note about the date and location on the back.
Date: 1936
Partner: Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell
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