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Commerce Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1888

Description: Aerial photograph of Ft. Worth at Commerce Street in 1888. In the center is a large strip of buildings, homes and businesses, surrounded with dirt roads and more homes across those streets. A store on the right corner of the black has a sign that reads, "Black Smith Shop". In the foreground are dirt trakcs, a telephone pole, and a few horse-drawn wagons.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Co., 1881

Description: Photograph of the Southwestern Telegraph & Telephone Co., 1881. The building is three stories tall with stairs on the side and a covered sidewalk with a banner. The building is surrounded by a dirt road and many large telephone poles and wires. Written at the top of the frame is, "Fox Newspaper" and at the bottom is, "Office and East 2nd Sts, Fort Worth."
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Headquarters if the Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of the headquarters at the old Bar CC Ranch in 1886. There are four buildings in this picture, one is a log cabin. The headquarters was located in Ochiltree County at the top of the Texas panhandle.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Roundup at Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of a roundup on Bar CC Rance in 1886, near the old ranch headquarters on Wolf Creek. Jas McKenzie the ranch manager, is in the center on the bobtailed horse and Ed Brainard, the range boss, is the furthest man on the right.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cowboys Having Dinner in Coke County, Texas

Description: Photograph of cowboys having dinner on a ranch in Coke County. The lid for a skillet in the foreground was used for baking bread. On the lid of the chuck box, lowered to serve as a cook table, can be seen an old time coffee grinder and leg of roasted beef. An oil lantern hangs on the bow above the chuck box and the harness is hanging over the front wheel. The men are, L-R: Henry Russell, unknown, Jack Montath, Ned Richards, Jake Stubblefield, and John Dodd.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

OX Ranch

Description: Group of cowboys at dinner time on the OX Ranch. This photo was taken in 1886 upon the spot where Childress, Texas stands today. The OX Ranch covered parts of Childress, Hardeman and Cottle Counties. The ranch headquarters was about 10 miles southeast. -
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Reunion of the Veterans of the Battle of San Jacinto]

Description: Photograph of several men gathered for the veteran reunion of the Battle of San Jacinto of 1836. Behind the men are several buildings and horse drawn carriages. This photo was taken at the Texas Veterans Association annual convention in Belton in 1883.
Date: 1883
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Written land agreement between H. Howard, A.J. Rigsby and J.M. Northworth, October 11 1888]

Description: This document is an agreement by Hartsford Howard, party of the first part, and A.J. Rigsby and J.M. Northworth, parties of the second part, on a portion of land. The land was part of the Washington-Howard Survey in Hood County. The agreement was for the cultivation of cotton, corn, wheat, oats and millet. The document was witnessed by J.C. Donathan.
Date: October 11, 1888
Creator: Donathon F.C.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Tax receipt for Milton Parks, March 5 1881]

Description: Tax receipt for Milton Parks. The receipt is for the year of 1880 in the amount of eight dollars and twenty-seven cents.
Date: March 5, 1881
Creator: Morris, J.R.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Tax receipt for Milton Parks, December 15 1881]

Description: Hood County tax receipt for Milton Parks for the year of 1881 in the amount of nine dollars and ninety-nine cents. The document is dated December 15, 1881.
Date: December 15, 1881
Creator: Stribling, J.H.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Letter from Fannie Curtis to parents, March 13 1881]

Description: Letter from Fannie Curtis to parents. The letter is dated March 13, 1881. Fannie Curits was born October 27, 1852 and died Jan 18, 1898. She was the widow of J.C. Curtis.
Date: March 13, 1881
Creator: Curtis, Fannie
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Tax receipt for Milton Parks for the year 1882, July 6 1883]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks for the year 1882 in the amount of six dollars and forty cents. The original grantee was R.W. Boyce. The document is signed by the collector H.A. McDowell.
Date: July 6, 1883
Creator: McDowell, H.A.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks for the year 1884 in the amount of fourteen dollars and sixty cents. The orginal grantee was R.W. Boyce and the document was signed by B.W. Morris.
Date: January 14, 1885
Creator: Morris, B.W.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village