Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897

Description

Photograph of schoolchildren and their teacher at the Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897. There are nineteen boys, ten girls and one teacher. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with large collars and the girls are wearing dresses, some with pinafores. The teacher is seated in the center on the first row and is wearing a blouse with puffy sleeves, a belt and a long skirt. Behind the group is a building with wooden shutters.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 9.0 in. X 6.5 in.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1897.

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 108 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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University of Texas at Arlington Library

The University of Texas at Arlington Libraries contributes a large collection of maps, photographs, books, and letters to several collections, including German Immigration to Texas, Humanities Texas Grant, and Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures. They also provide select items for the Lorenzo de Zavala Online: Empresario, Statesman and Texas Revolutionary collection.

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Description

Photograph of schoolchildren and their teacher at the Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897. There are nineteen boys, ten girls and one teacher. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with large collars and the girls are wearing dresses, some with pinafores. The teacher is seated in the center on the first row and is wearing a blouse with puffy sleeves, a belt and a long skirt. Behind the group is a building with wooden shutters.

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 9.0 in. X 6.5 in.

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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 on the rich and storied history of Fort Worth. This project was generously funded by the Amon Carter Foundation and the Adeline and George McQueen Foundation.

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Creation Date

  • 1897

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • June 9, 2008, 8:30 p.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Sept. 26, 2008, 5:14 p.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897, photograph, 1897; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth38551/: accessed January 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.