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Brownwood TX - Towery Barber Shop 1950
Towery Barber Shop on Fisk Avenue
1950 photo courtesy Britt E. Towery, Jr.
Brownwood TX - 1940,  Brownwood BarberShop
Brownwood TX - Brownwood Barbershop, 1943 old photo
"Here is a 1940 photo of my dad's Brownwood Barbershop. He is Britt Towery, Sr working the last chair and his brother Dick Towery is working first chair. Later Dick has his own shop across Fisk Avenue from the 12-story Brownwood Hotel." - Britt E. Towery, Jr.
Brownwood TX - 1930 Brownwood BarberShop
Brownwood TX - 1930 Brownwood BarberShop
"This photo is January, 1930, year I was born. Dad's shop and once again his brother Dick is in front and dad at back, Britt Towery Sr and the shop was located on 110 East Chandler Street, Brownwood, TX. The woman in middle chair and the barber I do not know, nor the woman waiting. Note spitoon and tin ceiling." - Britt E. Towery, Jr.
Brownwood TX - Bowie Theater , Center Ave,  1945
Bowie Theater, Center Ave, Brownwood
1945 photo courtesy Britt E. Towery, Jr.
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Brownwood TX - Lyric Theatre 1943 old photo
"The Lyric was an opera house, then first run films and now reopened as a community theater. This one is beside the Lyric Theater, with Center Avenue behind us. Year is 1943 and from left to right: Robert Taylor, the manager, girl usher, Joe Swan, Bill Lequay, and Britt Towery" - Britt E. Towery, Jr.
General or Grocery Store, Brownwood Texas 1900s
"A small grocery or general store. My great grandfather, Thomas Jefferson Simmon II owned this." - Bruce D. White
Store interior, 1900s Brownwood Texas
"Appears to be taken during some kind of benefit. The customers are throwing rings. On the wall at the left, a partially visible sign says some thing about "Benefit" and Brownwood." - Bruce D. White, April 14, 2007
Britt Towery, Western
"This is from a home movie shot outside Brownwood, TX by Joe Swan. I am the character with the gun. The western film we made has long since been lost. Sad." - Britt E. Towery, Jr.
Brownwood, Texas - Hotel Brownwood old  post card
The 12 story Hotel Brownwood
Postcard courtesy rootsweb.com/ %7Etxpstcrd/
Hotel Brownwood, Texas  post card
Hotel Brownwood
Old postcard
Hotel Southern postcard
Hotel Southern, circa 1943 (now vacant)
Old postcard
2 men on train
Even with a million in gold, these two aren't happy about leaving Brownwood.
Photo postcard
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