[Street Scenes of Fort Worth]

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This photograph album features street scenes of Fort Worth that include images of: the 1936 parade for President Roosevelt; the Armistice Day Parade of 1936, 1939, 1943; Labor Day Parade of 1936 and 1938; Safety Parade of 1938; the opening of Casa Manana; a parade for the TCU & A&M game of Oct. 1941; American Legion parade of 1941; a parade to honor Gen. Jonathan M. Wainright and Gen. MacArthur, 1945; offices of the Tarrant County B&L Assn. at 615 Main St.; and general street scenes around Fort Worth. Photographer Lewis D. Fox compiled this scrapbook.

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82 p. illus.

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Fox, Lewis D. 1936.

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This book is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by Fort Worth Public Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 446 times , with 5 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Fort Worth Public Library

The Fort Worth Public Library contributes materials from its local history collections for the grant "Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures." The collection includes books and souvenir guides about early Fort Worth, and a photograph album by Lewis D. Fox featuring street scenes and parades. Images include the 1936 parade for President Roosevelt, the Armistice Day Parade of 1936, 1939, 1943, and the opening of Casa Manana.

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This photograph album features street scenes of Fort Worth that include images of: the 1936 parade for President Roosevelt; the Armistice Day Parade of 1936, 1939, 1943; Labor Day Parade of 1936 and 1938; Safety Parade of 1938; the opening of Casa Manana; a parade for the TCU & A&M game of Oct. 1941; American Legion parade of 1941; a parade to honor Gen. Jonathan M. Wainright and Gen. MacArthur, 1945; offices of the Tarrant County B&L Assn. at 615 Main St.; and general street scenes around Fort Worth. Photographer Lewis D. Fox compiled this scrapbook.

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82 p. illus.

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Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures

The participants in Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures include the UNT Libraries, Fort Worth Public Library, Texas Christian University, the Amon Carter Museum, the University of Texas at Arlington, Beth-El Congregation Archives, Tarrant County College NE, Log Cabin Village, Cattle Raisers Museum, Lockheed Martin Archives, Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church, Dallas Public Library, University of Houston, and the Cowtown Coliseum. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1936

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  • Jan. 22, 2008, 3:48 p.m.

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Fox, Lewis D. [Street Scenes of Fort Worth], book, 1936; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth33000/: accessed July 25, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Worth Public Library.