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Journal of Proceedings of the Twenty-Eighth Annual Session of the Northwest Texas Conference, of the Methodist Epsicopal Church, South, Held in the City Hall, Fort Worth, Texas, November 15th-21st, 1893.

Description: Journal proceedings of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, supplemental reports, constitution and by-laws of the Northwest Texas Conference Brotherhood, memoirs, and statistical tables.
Date: 1894
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of Proceedings of the Thirty-First Annual Session of the Northwest Texas Conference.: of the Methodist Episcopal Church South, held in Waxahachie, Texas, November 18-23, 1896.

Description: Journal proceedings of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, resolutions, by-laws, memoirs, and statistical tables.
Date: 1896
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

The Texas Spring Palace.

Description: This pamphlet includes a guide to the Texas Spring Palace including particular sites and places in Texas. Additionally, the Texas and Southwestern Railway Guide starts on page 59 with printed timetables for the train schedules.
Date: May 1890
Creator: Rose, John R.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Morrison & Fourmy's General Directory of the City of Fort Worth 1899-1900.

Description: Directory to the city of Fort Worth, Texas includes lists of important institutions and locations as well as address listings for businesses and individuals. Index to Advertisements is on page 7; Table of Contents is on page 8.
Date: 1899
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Brands, Vol. 1

Description: Handwritten directory of brands associated with ranches mainly located in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Directory is arranged alphabetically by brand. Volume one covers A through T.
Date: c. 1890 - 1899
Creator: Cattle Raisers Association of Texas.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Brands, Vol. 2

Description: Handwritten directory of brands associated with ranches mainly located in New Mexico, Oklahoma, and Texas. Directory is arranged alphabetically by brand. Volume two covers U through Z, and the numerical brands.
Date: c. 1890 - 1899
Creator: Cattle Raisers Association of Texas.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Employees of First National Bank of Fort Worth, Texas, 1893

Description: Studio photograph of ten employees of the First National Bank of Fort Worth. All of the men are wearing suits with vests, five are wearing watches with chains, four are wearing bow ties, four are wearing neckties, and one is wearing a corsage. Two of the men have beards and mustaches and four have mustaches. Four men are seated on chairs in the front row. They are on top of a rug and in front of a fake backdrop. In the back row from left to right is J.M. Tewmey, T.P. Martin Jr., Norman Enelson, J.W. Valliant, Taylor Cupp, and J.P. Smith Jr. In the front row from left to right is W.D. Peak, M.B. Loyd, E.B. Harrold and T.W. Slack.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Bird's eye view map of San Antonio, Tex.

Description: A bird's eye view map of San Antonio that includes business advertisements. On the back is a Map of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway and Connections.
Date: 1891
Creator: San Antonio Light.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of Wichita Falls, Texas, 1890

Description: Map of a birds-eye view of Wichita Falls, Texas in 1890. Illustrations of the Courthouse, Grocery Store, School, Bank, and other establishments surround the view of the town's buildings and it's lake.
Date: 1890
Creator: Fowler, Thaddeus Mortimer
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

In Loving Rememberance of Mrs. Mattie H. Cook

Description: Printed card remembering Mrs. Mattie H. Cook, who died on Dec. 9, 1893 at age 38. Her name is printed on an image of a Bible and a poem is printed below. The poem reads, "We miss thee from our home dear; We miss thee from thy place; A shadow o'er our life is cast; We miss the sunshine of thy face We miss thy kind and willing hand, Thy fond and earnest care; Our home is dark without thee- We miss thee everywhere."
Date: December 1893
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village

[Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks, December 8 1897]

Description: Hood County Tax Receipt for Milton Parks for the year 1897 in the amount of sixteen dollars and ninety-six cents. The original grantees were R.W. Boyce and J. Morris. The document is dated December 8, 1897 and was signed by S.P. Snider.
Date: December 8, 1897
Creator: Snider, S.P.
Item Type: Text
Partner: Log Cabin Village