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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

[Indian Scout and teepee]

Description: Photograph of an Indian scout next to a large teepee. Back of photograph: "typical early-day Indian reservation scene in the southwest."
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

[Panorama of Indian village]

Description: Photograph of an Indian village with multiple teepees. The village was near Fort Sill. There is a man sitting in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[American Indians in front of teepee]

Description: Photograph of a group of American Indians outside of a teepee. There is a child in the entry way to the teepee. There are animal skins hung up behind the group and a teepee in the background. Front of photograph: "Scene in camp of Mow-Wi. Last battle at Palo Duro Canyon.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ponca Indians Meeting]

Description: Photograph of the Ponca Indians at a meeting. The men are sitting on horses with headdresses. There are multiple teepees in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Interurban Street Raildroads]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on the steps of a trolley in 1912. The car has the text "Union Depot" and "Rosen HTS Car 201" on the outside of the car.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Man standing near grave]

Description: Photograph of a man standing kneeling near a monument. The man is kneeling on the left and the monument has the phrase "Tom Mason & wife killed by indians Apr. 18 1858." engraved on it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Norris Arson Jury

Description: Photograph of 13 men of the Norris Arson Jury in 1914. There are two men in the front with arms crossed. All of the men are wearing hats
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Gilmer High School]

Description: Photograph of Gilmer High School. There is a large group of students standing outside of the School.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Vine Lake Fishing and Hunting Club]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting and standing in front of the Vine Lake Fishing and Hunting Club building. There are vehicles on both sides of the building. Some of the men are holding fishing lines.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library