by Paula Bosse
And now, a bunch of homeless, random images (all are larger when clicked).
Above, the 24-hour Rainbow Restaurant, 1627 N. Industrial at Irving Blvd. Below, its menu.
Thomas Confectionery, 1100 Elm Street. “Largest Confectionery In the State.” Popular date spot with the pre-flapper generation.
1911 (via Portal to Texas History)
Fair Park Church of God in Christ, 1036 S. Carroll Ave.
1974 (via USC Libraries)
And it’s still standing! (I love that the curb tiles are still there.)
The Knox Street Business District, pre-Central Expressway. …Way pre.
A. Harris & Co. — Texas Centennial Commemorative Paper (gift wrap?).
1936 (via Portal to Texas History)
The McFarland Drug Co., 598 Elm, at Hawkins, in Deep Ellum (later became 2424 Elm).
1905 (via DeGolyer Library, SMU)
The Lyric Theatre, 364 Elm, near Stone (later 1602 Elm).
Dudley M. Hughes Funeral Home, 400 E. Jefferson Blvd, Oak Cliff.
“A Drive in White Rock Valley.” Before the lake.
Sources & Notes
Rainbow Restaurant postcard is from the Tichnor Bros. Postcard Collection, Boston Public Library.
See the first installment of “Miscellaneous Dallas” here.
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