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

City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas

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

Ft. Worth Street Scene

Description: Photograph of a street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is inlaid with trolley tracks with a trolley on them. On either side of the street are businesses and boardwalks with people on them. Lining the boardwalk are horses and horse-drawn buggies and in the foreground is a street lamp and an electric pole. Written at the top of the building on the right side of the frame is, "Drug Store".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is dirt and inlaid with trolley tracks with a trolley. On either side of the street are one and two-story commercial buildings with "Drug Store" painted on one of them. On the road are horse-drawn buggies and people. In the foreground are electric poles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a dirt street with trolley tracks. The road is lined with businesses and electricity or telephone poles. In the street are several horse-drawn buggies.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is dirt and inlaid with trolley tracks. On either side of the street are two or three-story buildings with boardwalks and awnings. Lining the street are telephone and electric poles and wires and horse-drawn buggies. There are people, mostly men, on the street and boardwalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Houston Street Looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas c. 1907

Description: Photograph of Houston Street looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas. In the center of the street is a boy riding a bicycle between trolley tracks towards trolleys and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the street are tall buildings with signs such as, "Lyric Theatre", "A.J. Anderson Co Gun Store" and "Hotel Melba". Lining the street are telephone and electric poles. This photo is dated 1907 or later because the Flatiron building, constructed in 1907 can be seen on the left.
Date: 1907~
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is full of horse-drawn buggies, a boy on a bicycle, and a trolley. Lining the street are electricity and telephone poles and tall commercial buildings. There is a sign on a building on the right side of the street that reads, "Ticket Office" and another that reads, "Hotel Worth".
Date: unknown
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street has trolley tracks, old cars and horse-drawn buggies. Tall commercial buildings line the road and there are street lamps and people on the sidewalks. A sign on the left side of the frame reads, "CAFE".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. There are trolleys and trolley tracks in the center of the street and lining the sidewalks are old cars. Tall commercial buildings are on either side of the street with signs such as, "Trunks", "Arcade Apartments", and "Acres Sign Studio, Signs". There are street lamps and telephone poles on sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Freeport, Texas Harbor]

Description: Photograph of the harbor at Freeport, Texas. There is a body of water running through the ground with two boats docked at the bank. On the right side of the frame is a long ware-house like building and across the water is a water tower.
Date: unknown
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

First Garza County Court

Description: Photograph of the first Garza County Court. There are several men seated and standing in front of a canvas tent. All of the men are wearing hats and some are wearing neckties and some vests. In the front row, left to right are: S.C. Wilkes, L.F. Barrow, Walter Roy, and a Mr. Davis. In the back row, left to right: W.E. Alexander, Hal Murrey, Bud Boren, B.F. Wilkes and Oscar Kelly. In the middle of the frame is an old automobile with people in it. On the left side of the frame is a covered wagon and in the foreground is a saddle.
Date: July 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

State Cadet Battalion Marching

Description: Photograph of the State Cadet Battalion marching. The young men are in uniform and lined up on a paved road. Most of the young men are holding guns except for a group of boys at the front holding instruments and a man on a horse. In the background are several large buildings and trees. In the foreground is a large circle of plants. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "State Cadet Battalion on the March."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Campbell Building, State Juvenile Training School

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

Small Boys Dormitory at the State Juvenile Training School

Description: Photograph of the small boys dormitory at the State Juvenile Training School in Gatesville, Texas. The dorm is two-stories tall with white-trimmed windows and a short awning over the front door. Above the door is the word, "DORMITORY".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Lanham Building at the State Juvenile Training School

Description: Photograph of the Lanham Building at the State Juvenile Training School. The building is brick and two-stories tall with a small porch covered by a balcony that both have white banisters and pillars. Shrubs and plants surround the building and there is a tree on the right side of the frame and another building in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

State Juvenile Training School in Gatesville, Texas

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the State Juvenile Training School. In the foreground is a circular garden with lined shrubs, plants and trees. In the background are two multiple-storied buildings with an American flag flying in-between them. Behind the taller building is a water tower. Written on the bottom left hand side of frame is written, "Gildersleeve -Waco" and on the bottom right hand side is, "Entrance - State Juvenile Training School - Gatesville, Texas -."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

State Juvenile Training School in Gatesville, Texas

Description: Photograph of a section of the grounds of the State Juvenile Training School in Gatesville, Texas. The view looks down a sidewalk, on the right of which are several buildings, trees and a water tower. On the left side of the sidewalk are more trees, a dirt road, a flag flying and another building. Written in the bottom left-hand corner is, "Gildersleeve - Waco -" and on the bottom right is, "Section of Grounds and Buildings. State Juvenile Training School. Gatesville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Creator: Gildersleeve
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Denner-Record and Capps Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Denner-Record building and the Capps building on Fifth and Throckmorton Streets in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is five stories tall and brick with a fire escape. It is surrounded by a sidewalk that is lined with bicycles and horse-drawn buggies. On the left side of the frame is a church tower and on the right is a sign that reads, "SUCCESS".
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Destroyed Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas on fire and crumbling. The building was several stories tall and is surrounded by large piles of debris and telephone wires. Two strong streams of water on directed at building. There are other buildings and a church on the surrounding streets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Hurley Building in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is stone and many stories tall. It has three arched stoops and a pillar. Next to it is a smaller buiding with a sign that reads, "G.Y. Smith & Co." It is surrounded by a street and sidewalk that is lined with horse-drawn buggies and men in hats. In the foreground is a telephone pole and wires.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library