[Street Scenes of Fort Worth]

Description

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.

Physical Description

82 p. illus.

Creation Information

Fox, Lewis D. 1936.

Context

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 519 times , with 23 in the last month . More information about this book can be viewed below.

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Fort Worth Public Library

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Description

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 materials in this collection, which include photographs, letters, books, and more, reflect the history of Fort Worth. This project was funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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  • 1936

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  • 1945 - Unknown End Date

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  • Jan. 22, 2008, 3:48 p.m.

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  • March 20, 2009, 11:08 a.m.

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Fox, Lewis D. [Street Scenes of Fort Worth], book, 1936; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth33000/: accessed July 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Fort Worth Public Library.