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[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

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

[Photographs of Flood Scenes in Fort Worth, Texas]

Description: Photographs of two scenes after a flood in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1915. The top photograph shows four men, one woman and a dog surrounding a metal canister with a spout. They are all holding white cups and saucers and kneeling. Two of the boys are wearing overalls and three are wearing hats. The woman is wearing a long dress, apron and bonnet. The bottom photograph is looking down on several flooded streets. There is a large wooden tower on the right side of the frame, several poles and wires and other buildings surrounded by water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

St. Joseph's Infirmary, Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of St. Joseph's Infirmary in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building long and is two-stories in the center with a tower and balcony. The whole building is surrounded by a covered porch. In the foreground are two fences, one with a gate that opens on a walkway to the entrance.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Thompson's Sanitarium in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Thompson's Sanitarium in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is white with a very large white porch and pillars. It is surrounded by an iron fence, a sidewalk and tall trees. In the foreground is a telephone pole, wires and a dirt street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Delaware Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Delaware Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is four stories tall and there is a storefront that reads, "Winter Daniel Co." There are three horse-drawn carriages and two men in hats surrounding the building along with telephone poles and wires.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[View of Indian Gap, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Indian Gap, Texas. Indian Gap, as shown in the photo is located in a small valley (gap) between a northern hill and southern hill.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Baptist Church]

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

[Indian Scouts]

Description: Photograph of Indian scouts and horses on a reservation. There photograph was taken during a winter in the early 1880s. There are snow patches on the ground and teepees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Indians sitting near teepees]

Description: Photograph of a group of American Indians sitting in front of a teepee. There are multiple teepees in the background. The people are seated on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library