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$1,000 War Bond Winners

Description: Photograph of a man pointing to the name of the $1,000 War Bond Winner listed on the "Work-to-Win" chart.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

1/2 Blood Beefalo Heifer

Description: Photograph of a light-colored beefalo heifer. Typed across the bottom of the margin is, "Impressive 120 Day Old 1/2 Blood Beefalo Heifer, The Product of Pure Blood Beefalo Bull Crossed with a Commercial Cow."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

1/2 Blood Beefalo Heifer and Angus Dam

Description: Photograph of a large black angus damn and a light-colored calf. In the background are several cattle in a grassy field. Typed on the bottom margin is, "Commercial Angus Dam with Typical 1/2 Blood Beefalo Heifer (120 Day Old)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

The 1911 Majestic Theater in Fort Worth

Description: Photograph of Commerce Street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The Majestic Theater is in the center of the frame with many signs and posters on it. Some read, "The St. Louis Limited. Road Through The Ozarks. Frisco Lines" Another poster reads, "Majestic, Venus, Alpha Sextette". This is Fort Worth's second Majestic Theater, built in 1911. Next to the theater is a building with awnings and a sign that reads, "Fisk Tires, Gasoline". Telephone poles and wires and horse-drawn buggies line the road.
Date: 1911?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

1969 Houston Livestock Show Champion Charolais Bull

Description: 1969 Houston Livestock Show Grand Champion Charolais Bull, Monarch's Majesty, draped with winner's blanket. Arleen Lucas and Sam Marshall display its trophies. - Miss Arleen Lucas, Texas FFA Sweethard from Pasadena - Mrs. Sam Marshall of Houston
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

1969 Houston Livestock Show Champion Charolais Bull

Description: 1969 Houston Livestock Show Grand Champion Charolais Bull, Monarch's Majesty, draped with winner's blanket. The bull was owned by Monarch Charolais Farm of Council Grove Kansas. Arleen Lucas and Sam Marshall display its trophies. - Miss Arleen Lucas, Texas FFA Sweethard from Pasadena - Mrs. Sam Marshall of Houston
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

1969 Houston Livestock Show Champion Charolais Bull

Description: 1969 Houston Livestock Show Grand Champion Charolais Bull, Monarch's Majesty, draped with winner's blanket. The bull was owned by Monarch Charolais Farm of Council Grove Kansas. Arleen Lucas and Sam Marshall display its trophies. - Miss Arleen Lucas, Texas FFA Sweethard from Pasadena - Mrs. Sam Marshall of Houston
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

1969 Houston Livestock Show Champion Charolais Cattle

Description: 1969 Houston Livestock Show Gran Champion Charolais Female - MGM Hijacks Mae - is displayed by Micahelis Ranch, Kyle, Texas. Shown left to right: - J. Scott Henderson, executive secretary of American International Charolais Assn. - Sherman Clark, of the Houston Show - Maximo Michaelis, owner - Herdsman Jim Saunders - Miss Arleen Lucas, Texas FFA Sweethard from Pasadena - Mrs. Sam Marshall of Houston
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

7th Street Looking West, Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of 7th Street looking West in Ft. Worth, Texas. On the right side of the street is the Farmers and Mechanics National Bank with a clock over its doorway and many tall buildings next to it. Inlaid in the brick road are trolley tracks and overhead are electricity and telephone poles. On the road are many old cars, a horse-drawn buggy, and people.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Aerial View of the Convair Administration Building

Description: Aerial view of a large building with the words, "CONVAIR, Fort Worth" across the front side of it. In front of the building is a large parking lot filled with automobiles, a flagpole, grass and trees. Behind the building are two water towers.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Lockheed Martin Aeronautics Company, Fort Worth

Aermotor Company Monday Morning Shipment, 1896

Description: Photograph taken around in 1896 of A Monday Morning Shipment from the Aermotor Company's branch house at Ft. Worth Texas. There is a two-story stone building with several broken glass windows. Next to it there are men atop five horse-drawn carriages containing windmill parts and signs reading "The Aeromotor Chicago." Aeromotor is a windmill building company based in Chicago and was founded in 1888.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz, C.L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Alicia Bermudagrass]

Description: Photograph of Alicia Bermudagrass. Text at the top of the photograph reads: "Alicia Bermudagrass sprouting green leaves on March 11, 1973 in Wichita County, Texas. (Photographed on Ross Roberts' Farm in Wichita Valley near Iowa Park, Tex.)"
Date: March 11, 1973
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Alta Beall Blanton as a Baby

Description: Studio photograph of Alta-Beall Blanton as a baby. She is wearing a long white dress and seated in a wicker chair. Printed on the bottom of the mat is, "Swartz, 705 Main St., Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

[American Indians in front of teepee]

Description: Photograph of a group of American Indians outside of a teepee. There is a child in the entry way to the teepee. There are animal skins hung up behind the group and a teepee in the background. Front of photograph: "Scene in camp of Mow-Wi. Last battle at Palo Duro Canyon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library