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The 1911 Majestic Theater in Fort Worth
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.
6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893
Photograph of a large group of schoolchildren with their teacher in front of the 6th Ward School House in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893. There are twenty-five boys, seventeen girls and one teacher. Some of the boys are seated or kneeling in the front row and the girls are taking up most of the middle row, standing. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with boots and the girls are wearing dresses with jackets. There is a very large wooden door and arched doorway behind the group.
7th Street Looking West, Ft. Worth, Texas
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.
Aerial view of Sweetwater, Texas
Aerial view of buildings in Sweetwater, Texas.
Aermotor Company Monday Morning Shipment, 1896
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.
[American Indians in front of teepee]
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.
[American Welding Company]
Photograph of the American Welding Company in 1918. Pictured is their leased large metal building and shed. A man with a wheelbarrow stands to the left of the shed. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[American Welding Company]
Photograph of the American Welding Company plant site in 1918. A large metal shed houses approximately 10 vehicles in this photo. Homes are on the hillside in the distance. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
T Anchor Headquarters
Photograph of the first ranch house in the panhandle area of Texas, on the T. Anchor Ranch.
Anderson Home
Men in suits sitting at the front entrance of the Anderson Home in Ft. Worth, Texas. The home is not under construction but it appears that work is being done in the garden. This house later became the Gause-Ware Funeral Home.
[Armour and Company]
Photograph of the Armour and Company building. The three-story brick warehouse has windows with arches at the top. A boxcar is pulled up behind the building. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[Armour and Company]
Photograph of a three story brick building, Armour and Company.
Armour Co. Baseball team of North Texas, 1915
Photograph taken in 1915 of the ten members of the Armour Co. Champs baseball team of the North Texas Sunday League. The teams consists of 10 members, shown in the picture standing in a row, and two unidentified men sitting in front. A few of the names given are Bill Sorells, Oscar Vogel and Bill Stillman, though it cannot be determined who they are in the photograph.
[Armstrong Packaging Company]
Photograph of the Armstrong Packaging Company. It is comprised of four brick buildings. There are three smokestacks in the center and a water tower to the right. A wooden fence runs between the company and the railroad tracks. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[Artesia Hotel in Marlin Texas]
Photograph of the Artesia Hotel in Marlin, Texas, H.A. Orsak, proprietor. There is a large building with people standing on an upper balcony and on the front porch.
B.B. Paddock and Other Confederate Veterans
Photograph of seven Civil War veterans, including B.B. Paddock who is second from the right in the back row. The men are wearing old Confederate uniforms, two with ribbons attached to their jackets and the rest with medals and insignia attached. Four of the men are wearing bow ties, three have mustaches and four have beards. The man seated in the center has a walking cane and the man on his right has a cigar. In the background is a bed, large curtains, and on the wall are two light fixtures and a framed painting. There is a light hanging from the ceiling.
B.B. Paddock and Others
Studio photograph of thirteen men, including B.B. Paddock seated in the center row, second from left. All of the men are wearing suits and vests. Five of the men are holding hats, including bowlers. Five are wearing watch chains, eight are wearing bow ties, four are wearing neckties, and two have glasses. Ten of the men have mustaches including one with a goatee. The men are on two rugs and there are two windows in the background.
B.B. Paddock and Siblings
Studio photograph of B.B. Paddock (standing on the left) and his siblings, including Mary Brown (seated on the right) and Jim Paddock. Mary Brown is wearing a dark long-sleeved dress with a white scarf around her neck. Her hair is gray and curly. The men all wear dark suits. B.B. Paddock wears a bow tie and has a mustache, the man next to him has a necktie and a mustache, and the seated man has a full gray beard and mustache.
[B.B. Paddock in Group Portrait]
Photograph of B.B. Paddock, standing left, in a group portrait. The men are in uniform and holding hats and straigh-blade swords. The style of backdrop, hat, sash, and the ornate swords suggest this is a fraternal photo, circa 1880, possibly Knights of Pythias.
[A.B. Gant Land Locator, 1868]
A horse-drawn wagon stands near a two-story building. The second floor is the A.B. Gant Land Locator Times Office, and the first floor is a store for Drugs and Medicines. In 1868 it was the biggest land office west of Fort Worth.
[Ball Home, a Large Two Story House]
Photograph of a large two story house with an open front lawn, the Ball Home. There are a few trees and a side walk visible in the front yard.
[Ball House]
Photograph of the Ball Home. There are workers sitting on the front porch of the house and a man standing on the front steps. The house is two stories tall, with a balcony on the front side of the second floor and the attic floor, and has 2 story Roman style columns.
[Baptist Church]
Photograph of a Baptist Church with ionic columns and stained glass windows.
[Billiard Hall & Judge Roy Bean]
Photograph of Judge Roy Bean in front of the Jersey Lilly and Billiard Hall. The text, "Judge Roy Bean Notary Public, Justice of the Peace, Law west of the Pecos", is posted on the building.
[Billy Fox and Billy the Kid]
Photograph of Billy Fox and Billy the Kid holding rifles.
[Bob Hope and Doris Day prepare for a show at the Cowtown Coliseum]
Bob Hope and Doris Day look over sheet music in preparation for a performance at the Cowtown Coliseum.
[Bob Hope and other performers writing their autographs on an airplane]
Bob Hope and other performers are writing their signatures on the body of a jet airplane.
[Bomar Garage]
Photograph of a garage under construction in the Rivercrest area of Fort Worth, Texas. It is a small wooden building with a large doorway and a stone chimney. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[Boy on donkey]
Photograph of a young boy on donkey in front of a house.
Branding on the Half Circle 84 Ranch
Photograph of cowboys branding cattle on the Half Circle 84 Ranch in New Mexico during the 1890s.
[Brick Building]
Photograph of a brick building under construction. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[Brick Building]
Photograph of a brick building under construction. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[Bronco Busting]
Photograph of several men standing around a man who has a bronco pinned to the ground. Two men are holding ropes that are tied to the bronco and another man is holding the bronco's tail. There are buildings visible in the background. Printed on the lower part of the photograph is, "Saddleinga Texas Broncho First Time".
[Brown and Very department store on Houston Street in Ft. Worth]
Photograph of the Brown & Vera department store building on Houston Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. The building in two stories tall, with window displays on the first floor showing dolls, clothes and other items. There are several people standing at the entrances to the store posing for the camera.
Brownwood Ice Company
Photograph of the Brownwood Ice and Fuel Company; Ice, Coal and Cold Storage. The brick building has two smokestacks and a cooling tower on top. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas
Photograph of a large building on fire and crumbling after a large storm in Galveston, Texas. The back half of the building is gone and the roof in the center of the frame is falling. There are piles of debris surrounding the building. Two men with fire hoses are spraying the building. In the foreground are train or trolley tracks and a truck bed.
Buildings at Bar CC Ranch in 1866
Photograph of the old Bar CC Ranch in 1886. The men on horseback are (L-R) Ed Brainerd and Mac Gates. One of the men on the porch is Dave Lard.
[Bull in field]
Photograph of a bull in a field. Front of photograph: "Bonnie Prince, Sr. Grand Champion. Gist Hereford Farms."
[Burney Anderson Home]
Photograph of the Burney Anderson Home. It is three stories tall, with a porch that faces the street, wrapping around the front and left side of the house. Fledgling trees line the sidewalk.
[C.H & W.E Connel General Merchandise, 1882]
Men pose in front of the C.H. & W.E Connell General Merchandise Store in 1882 in Sweetwater, Texas. Last names of men written on picture and identified by number. 1. Berry 2. Hill 3. Prince 4. Johnson 5. Sloan 6. Green 7. Taylor 8. Germany 9. Beall
Campbell Building, State Juvenile Training School
Photograph of the Campbell Building at the State Juvenile Training School in Gatesville, Texas. The building is brick and two-stories tall with two porches on the side and front of the building. Surrounding the building is a grass lawn.
Carl Schilder Family Celebration at Herman Park, March 26, 1905
Photograph of a large group of people at Carl Schilder's 40th Birthday Celebration at Herman Park in Ft. Worth, Texas on March 26, 1905. There are over one hundred people in attendance, including children and several servants. A small horse drawn wagon bearing the name of Carl Schilder over a sign reading "The Brewery Exchange" suggests that he was the owner or proprietor of a Texas Brewery.
[Cattle Barn at the North Stockyards]
Photograph of the interior of the cattle barn at the stockyards in Fort Worth. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Central High School Football Players, 1908
Photograph taken in 1908 of the Central High School football team in Ft. Worth, Texas. 14 players and their coach.
Chief Quanah Parker Visiting Quanah, Texas
Photograph of Quanah, Texas when Chief Quanah Parker visited on July 4, 1896. The Fort Worth and Denver Railway station is at the left. Over 250 Comanche braves rode horses in the parade with Parker and three of his wives.
Chuck Time on the W Ranch
Photograph of cowboys seated near the chuck wagon on the W Ranch in Winkler County. The boy in the straw hat is Lewis Robinson, who becam sheriff of Reeves County in 1933. W.A. Priest is the man reaching for utensils in the chuck cabinet.
City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas
Photograph of City Hall in Ft. Worth. the building has many stories, a clock tower and tall steps towards the entrance. It is surrounded by trees, benches, railings and a sidewalk. Horses with buggies line the road beside the building. In the lower right-hand corner are planted flowers. The photograph is attached to a paper sun.
City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas
Photograph of City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is at least three stories tall with arched windows and a clock tower. In the foreground are men in hats walking on the sidewalk, benches, shrubs, trees and street lamps.
[Classically-Styled Limestone Building]
Photograph of the construction of a classically-styled limestone building. Steel beams were furnished by Southwestern Mechanical Company. A cart of bricks sits in front of the building. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
[Clay Street in Nocona Texas]
Photograph of North Clay Street in Nocona, Texas. There is a hardware and furniture store on the left as well as a grocery store. The road in front of the shopping center is not paved.