Grocers and Butchers Assosciation of North Fort Worth, 1905

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Photograph of at least a hundred people gathered on the steps of a large stone building. Women in white dresses and hats and children take up the first couple of rows. Behind them are many men, mostly dressed in suits, ties and hats. There are two signs and one banner held up that read, "The Best Thing That Ever Happened for the Mfg'rs. Clobbers and Retailers", "2nd Anual Picnic & Barbecue, Grocers & Butchers, Ass'n." and "Grocers and Butchers Association. Behind the group are six tall pillars and open windows with people leaning out of them. On the bottom right-hand ... continued below

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 9.5 in. X 7.5 in. matted to 13.0 in. X 10.75 in.

Creation Information

Swartz, C.L. 1905.

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

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Description

Photograph of at least a hundred people gathered on the steps of a large stone building. Women in white dresses and hats and children take up the first couple of rows. Behind them are many men, mostly dressed in suits, ties and hats. There are two signs and one banner held up that read, "The Best Thing That Ever Happened for the Mfg'rs. Clobbers and Retailers", "2nd Anual Picnic & Barbecue, Grocers & Butchers, Ass'n." and "Grocers and Butchers Association. Behind the group are six tall pillars and open windows with people leaning out of them. On the bottom right-hand corner of the mat is printed, "Photo by C.L. Swartz, 108 West Fifth St., Fort Worth, Texas."

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One photographic image, b&w: 9.5 in. X 7.5 in. matted to 13.0 in. X 10.75 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 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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  • 1905

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  • Nov. 14, 2008, 8:54 p.m.

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Swartz, C.L. Grocers and Butchers Assosciation of North Fort Worth, 1905, photograph, 1905; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth41396/: accessed October 20, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting University of Texas at Arlington Library.