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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?
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Description: 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.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Construction of the W.T. Waggoner Home in Ft. Worth, Texas, 1912

Description: Photograph of several construction workers building the W.T. Waggoner home in Ft. Worth, Texas. The bottom of the house has many wooden beams with brick pillars, and on top of that are twenty construction workers dressed in coveralls or suspenders, all with hats. In the foreground are stacks of bricks and wooden beams. In the bottom left-hand corner is written, "Waggoner, Res. Aug. 28th, 1912."
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Crushed Garage After Galveston, Texas Storm, 1915

Description: Photograph of two men and a crushed car amongst piles of debris after a storm in Galveston, Texas. The car is underneath piles of brick and a man in a newsboy cap is leaning on it. On the car are the numbers, "1507". In the background is a large pile of bricks and a man in suspenders, all within tin walls.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fire Station No. 10]

Description: Photograph of the new Fire Station No. 10 in Fort Worth, Texas. The firemen pose in front of the building with their horses and carriage. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1910
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fire Station No. 13]

Description: Photograph of Fire Station No. 13 at 1625 E. Hattie in Fort Worth Texas. Steel for this building wad provided by Southwest Mechanical Company. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1919~
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fort Worth and the billion dollar circle

Description: Promotional brochure for Fort Worth and the surrounding area. Includes statistical tables.
Date: c. 1919
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections

Fort Worth High School Baseball Players, 1912

Description: Photograph of the Ft. Worth High School Baseball Team in 1912. Four players are seated in the front row, three are kneeling in the center and five are standing in the back row. They are wearing baseball uniforms including tube socks, belts and baseball caps. On the uniform are the letters, "FWH". In the background is a field and a wooden fence. The men are numbered and the bottom of the mat reads, "1. Walton OF, Coleman 3B.P. Capt., 3. Vaughn 1B, 4. Sharpe, 5. Eagle P., 6. McKee 2B., 7. Vogle A, 8. Land OF, 9. Paddock SS, 10. Garth SUP, 11. Hanger OFC, 12. Clements Of. Mgr. Won Lost".
Date: 1912
Creator: Cone, D.A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fort Worth High School Champion Football Players, 1912

Description: Photograph of the 1912 Fort Worth High School Champion Football team. There are fifteen young men total, one lying in the front row with a football, six sitting cross-legged in the second row, four kneeling in the third row and four standing in the back. They are wearing turtlenecks, football pants, tube socks and athletic shoes. In the background are trees and houses. Written on the boys are numbers that correspond to the writing on the bottom of that mat. It reads, "1. Coleman R.H., 2. Vaughn R.T.Capt., 3. Sharp R.B., 4. Nash L.H., 5. Garth A.E., 6. Thorne R.T., 7. Stewart G.R.T., 8. Watson L.E. Mgr., 9. Joplin Sub., 10. Massey Sub., 11. Carruthers R.G., 12. Eagle C., 13. Martin L.B., 14. Smith sub. 15. Thompson Mas."
Date: 1912
Creator: The Hinsdale Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Grand Champions of National Feeders and Breeders Show, 1916

Description: Photograph of the Grand Champions of National Feeders and Breeders Show. In the foreground are cattle standing on hay with a brick floor. Sitting behind them are seven men in dark suits with vests, boots, watch chains and cowboy hats. There is a large banner behind them that reads, "Nat. Feeders & Breeders Show 1916, Famous "6666", GRAND CHAMPIONS. Raised by S.B. Burnett, Fed by Sid Williams. Bought by Swift & Company. 12 cts. Highest Price Cattle U.S. 1916." Behind the banner are the Ft. Worth Stockyards and the Swift & Co. building with a smokestack.
Date: 1916
Creator: Bryant Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of ladies and a Pastor]

Description: Photograph of a group of ladies and a pastor standing on a porch. All of the women are wearing hats in the photograph.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Henry Cook at Payne Place

Description: Photograph of Henry Cook, who was in charge of the Matador Land and Cattle Company line camp at Payne Place. He is sitting on a horse. There is a barn and corral in the background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Herrick Hardware Store]

Description: Photograph of Herrick's Hardware Company in Waco, Texas. It is a large brick building with advertising painted on the walls. It has a water tower on the roof. Horses and carts are in the streets near the building. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1910~
Creator: Gildersleeve
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fifth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements on page 109.
Date: November 1914
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fiftieth Annual Session (Which is the Sixth Session since division), Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements at the end of the journal.
Date: November 1915
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fifty-First Annual Session (which is the seventh session since division), Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements on page 154.
Date: November 1916
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fifty-Fourth Annual Session (which is the tenth session since division), Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, index, statistical tables, and advertisements.
Date: 1919
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fifty-Second Annual Session (which is the eighth session since division), Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements on page 114.
Date: November 1917
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church