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Tarrant County, Fort Worth, Texas, farmers, stockmen and dairymen's directory : containing the names and addresses and amount assessed to each : acreage of farms and capacity of dairies. Parcel post rates and zones, also a complete copy Federal Farm Loan Act, suggestions, questions and answers regarding same

Description: The Farmers, Stockmen and Dairymen's Directory for Fort Worth and Tarrant County. Contains the names and addresses and amount assessed to each : acreage of farms and capacity of dairies. Parcel post rates and zones, also a complete copy Federal Farm Loan Act, suggestions, questions and answers regarding same.
Date: 1917
Item Type: Book
Partner: Fort Worth Public Library

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

North Main Street, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1914

Description: Photograph of North Main Street in Ft. Worth. The road is dirt with trolley tracks leading to trolleys in the center background. Lining the road are electricity and telephone poles and wires. Behind those are buildings and trees. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "North Main St. from foot of Padlock Viaduct Looking North."
Date: 1914
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North Main Street, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1914

Description: Photograph of North Main Street in Ft. Worth looking at a large Courthouse. Inlaid in the brick street are trolley tracks, and lining the road are electricity and telephone poles and wires, bushes, and two smokestacks.
Date: 1914
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

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

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

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

[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

[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

[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

[Swift and Company - Smokestacks]

Description: Photograph of the smokestacks at Swift and Company in Fort Worth, Texas. Southwest Mechanical Company built them in 1918. They are 3/8 in thick and 257 feet tall. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
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

Unidentified Man in Suit

Description: Studio portraits of a dark-haired young man from the bust up. He is wearing a dark corduroy jacket with a pin on the lapel, vest, white collared shirt and a striped tie. His hair is parted in the center.
Date: January 15, 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Photographic Postcard of a Woman

Description: Photographic postcard with a woman standing outdoors holding her bonnet in her hands. The woman had her hair pulled up and wears glasses. Correspondence on the back reads, "Dear Sister I am sending you something for Jans cabbage patch. Bess and her [ ] took it out in the back yard. You can see I was dressed up. How are you, have looked for a letter. So long will write soon, again am working today. with love, Dollie. Tell Ollie to look." It is addressed to Mrs. Martha Parks, Granbury, Texas and is postmarked Springfield, Missouri on September 12, 1911.
Date: c. 1911
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Makers of Fort Worth

Description: Each leaf contains a biographical note with photographic portrait and a caricature by Heppner Blackman, first cartoonist of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, or W.K. Patrick, cartoonist of the Fort Worth Record.
Date: 1914
Creator: Newspaper Artists' Association, Forth Worth.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

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

Photographs of Fort Worth.

Description: A book with photographs of early Fort Worth.
Date: 1917
Creator: Swartz, D. H.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library