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Blackburn Brothers

November 25, 2016 10:45 a.m.

Levine’s, Woolworth’s, and White and Kirk competed with Blackburn Brothers, which was located in an enormous building at 810 Polk St.
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Amarillo Hardware

October 28, 2016 9:23 a.m.

Amarillo Hardware Company, which was founded in 1904 by Boyd Clark and I. J. Tolleson, observed 100 years in business in 2004 – and is still in operation today.
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Amarillo’s First Drugstore

September 23, 2016 noon

The first local drugstore opened at Third Avenue and Polk Street around the turn of the century.
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Amarillo Tri-State Fair

August 26, 2016 10:23 a.m.

From those earliest days, a variety of culinary and creative arts contests have been part of the Tri-State Fair.
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Eakle Furniture

July 29, 2016 10:03 a.m.

Amarillo’s first embalming business was also its first furniture store.
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Amarillo Country Club’s City Champions

June 24, 2016 11:52 a.m.

1937 photo of the ACC’s championship youth swimming and diving team.
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Palo Duro Canyon

May 27, 2016 noon

A group of sightseers exit Palo Duro Canyon aboard one of the “Five Star Service Class” buses used by the Trailways National Bus System.
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Adkisson Hatchery

April 22, 2016 noon

By 1938, the hatchery was putting more than 110,000 eggs into incubators every three weeks.
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Southwestern Bell Exchange Building

March 25, 2016 noon

In 1927, Southwestern Bell began construction on a two-story exchange building.
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John F. Speed

February 26, 2016 11:19 a.m.

Speed became the city’s first Chief of Police.
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