Houston Street Looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas c. 1907

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Photograph of Houston Street looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas. In the center of the street is a boy riding a bicycle between trolley tracks towards trolleys and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the street are tall buildings with signs such as, "Lyric Theatre", "A.J. Anderson Co Gun Store" and "Hotel Melba". Lining the street are telephone and electric poles. This photo is dated 1907 or later because the Flatiron building, constructed in 1907 can be seen on the left.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

Creation Information

Smith Photo Co. 1907~.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures and was provided by University of Texas at Arlington Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 752 times , with 16 in the last month . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Photograph of Houston Street looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas. In the center of the street is a boy riding a bicycle between trolley tracks towards trolleys and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the street are tall buildings with signs such as, "Lyric Theatre", "A.J. Anderson Co Gun Store" and "Hotel Melba". Lining the street are telephone and electric poles. This photo is dated 1907 or later because the Flatiron building, constructed in 1907 can be seen on the left.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 8 x 10 in.

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Written on the back of the photograph is, "Houston St. looking North".

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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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  • 1907~

Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • June 9, 2008, 8:32 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • March 31, 2017, 7:19 p.m.

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Smith Photo Co. Houston Street Looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas c. 1907, photograph, 1907~; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38537/: accessed October 18, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.