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This photograph shows a view of businesses along Commercial Street looking north in Emporia, Kansas. A sign for the Morris Drug Store is partially visible behind a street lamp on the left side of the picture. A sign for another drug store is partially visible far in the background on the left side. Businesses visible in the picture include Jones Hardware, Foodtown Super Market, Western Auto Associate Store, Pabst Billiards, The Palace Clothing Company, Winter Furniture, Newman's Department Store, Citizens National Bank, J. C. Penney, the Mitway Hotel, Ireland's Shoe Shop, V. D. Milner Insurance, Diltz Service, Towner Home and Auto Supply, Roberts Luggage and Shoe Repairing, and the Good Eats Café. Many automobiles are visible along the street.

Date: 1948-1949

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Item Number: 213888
Call Number: FK2.L7 E.5 ComS *8
Holding Institution: K.D.E.D. 1966.

Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Commerce
Built Environment - Areas of Significance - Health/Medicine
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Business
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Department Store
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Financial Institution
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Restaurant
Built Environment - Function - Commerce/Trade - Specialty Store
Business and Industry - Automotive - Equipment and supplies
Business and Industry - Banking - Banks
Business and Industry - Health care - Pharmacies
Business and Industry - Lodging - Hotels
Business and Industry - Retail - Automobile equipment & supplies stores
Business and Industry - Retail - Boot and shoe stores
Business and Industry - Retail - Clothing stores
Business and Industry - Retail - Convenience stores
Business and Industry - Retail - Department stores
Business and Industry - Retail - Drugstores
Business and Industry - Retail - Furniture and appliances
Business and Industry - Retail - Hardware stores
Business and Industry - Services - Insurance
Business and Industry - Services - Shoe repair
Collections - Photograph
Community Life - Recreation and Sports - Sports - Billiards
Community Life - Scenes and views - Business districts
Date - 1940s - 1948
Date - 1940s - 1949
Objects and Artifacts - Communication Artifacts - Documentary Artifact - Photograph
Places - Cities and towns - Emporia
Places - Counties - Lyon
Thematic Time Period - Eisenhower Years, 1946 - 1961
Transportation - Automobiles
Type of Material - Photographs

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