Fort Worth's first African American business man, John Pratt artwork

Description

Photograph of Panel A of the Historic Wall at Fort Worth's Intermodal Transportation Center, chronicling the African American Marketplace that was there in 1865 to 1940. The text underneath the mural reads "Fort Worth's first African American business man was John Pratt blacksmith. 1865-1876." The public artwork and mural made of tile.

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1 photograph : col.

Creation Information

Belden, Dreanna L. March 15, 2006.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Photographing Texas and was provided by UNT Libraries to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 310 times , with 4 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Panel A of the Historic Wall at Fort Worth's Intermodal Transportation Center, chronicling the African American Marketplace that was there in 1865 to 1940. The text underneath the mural reads "Fort Worth's first African American business man was John Pratt blacksmith. 1865-1876." The public artwork and mural made of tile.

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1 photograph : col.

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Photographing Texas

These images come from individuals' travels across the state. Subjects include Texas scenery, wildlife, county courthouses, state parks, national parks, libraries, museums, historic sites, outdoor murals, architecture, monuments, and historic plaques -- a little bit of everything Texas!

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  • March 15, 2006

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  • May 30, 2006, 3:28 p.m.

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  • July 19, 2013, 5:31 p.m.

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  • 32.7525630102, -97.326673

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Belden, Dreanna L. Fort Worth's first African American business man, John Pratt artwork, photograph, March 15, 2006; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth14581/: accessed November 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; .