Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description:

Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The buiding is five stories tall with arched windows and awnings and a store with display windows on the bottom floor. The sign in front of the store reads, "August's" and a sign further down the sidewalk reads, "Hotel Worth". In the foreground are telephone poles and wires.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Creation Date: 1905  
Partner(s):
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection(s):
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Usage:
Total Uses: 165
Past 30 days: 3
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: 1905
  • Digitized: May 9, 2008
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Tarrant County - Fort Worth
Era
New South, Populism, Progressivism, and the Great Depression, 1877-1939
Date
1905  
Description:

Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The buiding is five stories tall with arched windows and awnings and a store with display windows on the bottom floor. The sign in front of the store reads, "August's" and a sign further down the sidewalk reads, "Hotel Worth". In the foreground are telephone poles and wires.

Note:

An attached newspaper clipping reads, "THE OLD WORTH HOTEL - The old Worth, then between 7th and 8th on Main, was the seat of the executive branch of the federal government while Theodore Roosevelt went wolf hunting in Oklahoma in April 1905. It housed August's store, owned by the merchant who built the Majestic theater. With razing of the Worth at 7th and Taylor, the city will for the first time since before the turn of the century be with-out a Worth Hotel."

Physical Description:

One photographic image, b&w: 10.0 in. X 8.0 in.

Language(s):
Subject(s):
Keyword(s): Telephone Poles | Telephone Wires | Window Displays | Displays
Partner:
University of Texas at Arlington Library
Collection:
Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AR406-4-7-11A
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth38555
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public