[Photograph of Waco, Texas in 1917]

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Aerial photograph of downtown Waco, Texas as seen in 1917; the old city hall and the square around it can be seen directly in the center of the picture. The Brazos River can seen on the right side of the photograph.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 92 cm.

Creation Information

Stauts & Sons September 13, 1917.

Context

This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2015 and one other and was provided by Private Collection of T. B. Willis to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 166 times, with 6 in the last month. More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Private Collection of T. B. Willis

The Private Collection of T. B. Willis consists of photographs of World War I Camp MacArthur, photographs of historic buildings across Texas, a collection of African-American photographs, and additional photograph albums which include those of his family who settled in Texas during the 19th century.

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Description

Aerial photograph of downtown Waco, Texas as seen in 1917; the old city hall and the square around it can be seen directly in the center of the picture. The Brazos River can seen on the right side of the photograph.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 18 x 92 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2015

This compilation of newspapers, photographs, and other materials provides a glimpse into the diverse people and fascinating places that have contributed to the growth of Texas.

T. B. Willis Photograph Collection

Materials from the private collection of T. B. Willis, including historical photographs, albums, documents, and items from the Willis family and extended relatives who settled in Waco in the 19th century.

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Creation Date

  • September 13, 1917

Added to The Portal to Texas History

  • May 8, 2016, 6:12 a.m.

Description Last Updated

  • Aug. 26, 2018, 3:32 a.m.

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Stauts & Sons. [Photograph of Waco, Texas in 1917], photograph, September 13, 1917; (https://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth743289/: accessed August 12, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, https://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Private Collection of T. B. Willis.