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Street Scene in Plainview, Texas

Description: Photograph of a hotel being moved from Demmitt (45 mi. away) into Plainview, Texas in 1893. It was supported by eight wagons that were pulled by 32 horses. Businesses along the street include a hotel, Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc. and City Drug Store.
Date: 1893
Creator: Britain's Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Plainview, Texas

Description: Photograph of the downtown area in Plainview, Texas in 1897 showing businesses on the west side of the square. Two freighting teams, comprised of horses and carts, fill the block. Businesses include: Mrs. M. B. Fowle Dry Goods, Notions, Millinery, etc.; Irick and Dyer Groceries; City Drug Store; Williams Bro's. Cheap Cash Store; and Donohoo and Ware Dry Goods, Boots, Shoes, Groceries and Hardware.
Date: 1897
Creator: Britain's Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

Description: Photograph of a large group of schoolchildren with their teacher in front of the 6th Ward School House in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893. There are twenty-five boys, seventeen girls and one teacher. Some of the boys are seated or kneeling in the front row and the girls are taking up most of the middle row, standing. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with boots and the girls are wearing dresses with jackets. There is a very large wooden door and arched doorway behind the group.
Date: 1893
Creator: Bryant Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Grand Champions of National Feeders and Breeders Show, 1916

Description: Photograph of the Grand Champions of National Feeders and Breeders Show. In the foreground are cattle standing on hay with a brick floor. Sitting behind them are seven men in dark suits with vests, boots, watch chains and cowboy hats. There is a large banner behind them that reads, "Nat. Feeders & Breeders Show 1916, Famous "6666", GRAND CHAMPIONS. Raised by S.B. Burnett, Fed by Sid Williams. Bought by Swift & Company. 12 cts. Highest Price Cattle U.S. 1916." Behind the banner are the Ft. Worth Stockyards and the Swift & Co. building with a smokestack.
Date: 1916
Creator: Bryant Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Charter of The City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, As Passed by the 30th Legislature, 1907

Description: Charter of the City of Fort Worth includes the formal act of incorporation including organization of the city, government, police and fire departments, streets and sewerage, water supply, taxes, public health and sanitation, courts, public schools, and other provisions and laws. Index starts after page 63, on page i.
Date: 1907
Creator: City of Fort Worth
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Charter of The City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, As Passed by the 31st Legislature, 1909

Description: Charter of the City of Fort Worth includes the formal act of incorporation including organization of the city, government, police and fire departments, streets and sewers, parks, water and sewerage, taxes and finances, public health and sanitation, courts, and other provisions, ordinances, and laws. Index starts on page 87.
Date: 1909
Creator: City of Fort Worth
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fort Worth Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of the 1922 Fort Worth Stock Show. There are multiple tents and crowds in the area. There are pieces of paper and other trash on the ground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clemons Photo Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fort Worth Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of the 1922 Fort Worth Stock Show. There are multiple tents and crowds in the area. There are pieces of paper and other trash on the ground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clemons Photo Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fort Worth High School Baseball Players, 1912

Description: Photograph of the Ft. Worth High School Baseball Team in 1912. Four players are seated in the front row, three are kneeling in the center and five are standing in the back row. They are wearing baseball uniforms including tube socks, belts and baseball caps. On the uniform are the letters, "FWH". In the background is a field and a wooden fence. The men are numbered and the bottom of the mat reads, "1. Walton OF, Coleman 3B.P. Capt., 3. Vaughn 1B, 4. Sharpe, 5. Eagle P., 6. McKee 2B., 7. Vogle A, 8. Land OF, 9. Paddock SS, 10. Garth SUP, 11. Hanger OFC, 12. Clements Of. Mgr. Won Lost".
Date: 1912
Creator: Cone, D.A.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Map of the United States Mexico &c. 1849.

Description: Map of the United States, Mexico, and South America circa 1849. The map contains minimal topographical data, names of locations, names of rivers and water bodies, and a brief table of distances.
Date: 1849
Creator: D. Appleton & Co.
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Goldstein-Miguel Annex]

Description: Photograph of the Goldstein-Miguel Annex in the 700 block of Austin Street in Waco, Texas. The store was having a "Rebuilding Sale" with clothes and carpets as well as wallpaper and mantels. An automobile stands on the street in frontog the building. Spaces upstairs are for rent. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gildersleeve
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
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library