El Campo General Merchandise (El Campo, Tex.); M. J. Olson Groceries (El Campo, Tex.); Stores & shops - El Campo (Tex.); El Campo (Tex.)
Photograph shows view looking southwest. Intersection of Linne Avenue (later S. Mechanic Street) and W. First Street on far left. On corner is El Campo Mercantile Company. At center is M. J. Olson Groceries. Park on far right.
The decades-long struggles of a small town to attract and retain industry and jobs in the post-World War II era are outlined by Clifton banker Hulen C. Aars. The efforts Aars recalls are similar to those of many other Texas...