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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?
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

Description: 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.
Date: 1893
Creator: Bryant Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[American Welding Company]

Description: 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.
Date: 1918
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[American Welding Company]

Description: 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.
Date: 1918
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

T Anchor Headquarters

Description: Photograph of the first ranch house in the panhandle area of Texas, on the T. Anchor Ranch.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Anderson Home

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Armour and Company]

Description: Photograph of a three story brick building, Armour and Company.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Armour and Company]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Armour Co. Baseball team of North Texas, 1915

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Armstrong Packaging Company]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Artesia Hotel in Marlin Texas]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Opp
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

B.B. Paddock and Other Confederate Veterans

Description: 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.
Date: 1908
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

B.B. Paddock and Others

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

B.B. Paddock and Siblings

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greens
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[B.B. Paddock in Group Portrait]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[A.B. Gant Land Locator, 1868]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ball Home, a Large Two Story House]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ball House]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of a Baptist Church with ionic columns and stained glass windows.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Billiard Hall & Judge Roy Bean]

Description: 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.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library