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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

[L.P. Robertson Funeral Home]

Description: Photograph of the L.P. Robertson Funeral Home. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bryant Studio
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 Fort Worth Stock Show. A ride called "The Whip" is shown in the background. There is a ferris wheel on the right.
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

Rodeo Midway Show "The Follies" in Fort Worth

Description: Photograph depicts performers at the Rodeo Midway show titled "The Follies" during the Fort Worth Stock Show.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clemons Photo Company
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Cowboy Camp at the Fort Worth Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of a cowboy camp at the Fort Worth Stock Show. There are two horses near the group.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clemons Photo Compnay
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Rough Riders at the Fort Worth Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of the Rough Riders at the Fort Worth Stock Show. There is a young boy sitting on a small horse in front of the group.
Date: unknown
Creator: Clemons Photo Compnay
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

[Portrait of Mr. Horace Wilson]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Horace Wilson. Back of photograph: Horace Wilson, old mill iron cowboy, now salesman for Cassidy Southwestern. Ben Prewitt & Horace Wilson are "Pals from the Pecos."
Date: unknown
Creator: Dole, W.J.
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

[Post Jr. Band, 1928]

Description: Photograph taken in 1928 of the Post Junior Band marching band. There are 21 members; 20 boys each holding an instrument and one girl serving as the drum majorette, holding her mace. They are all dressed in cowboy outfits, with identical shirts, hats and bandannas. The girl is the only one wearing cowboy boots.
Date: unknown
Creator: Graves Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

B.B. Paddock and Siblings

Description: Studio photograph of B.B. Paddock (standing on the left) and his siblings, including Mary Brown (seated on the right) and Jim Paddock. Mary Brown is wearing a dark long-sleeved dress with a white scarf around her neck. Her hair is gray and curly. The men all wear dark suits. B.B. Paddock wears a bow tie and has a mustache, the man next to him has a necktie and a mustache, and the seated man has a full gray beard and mustache.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greens
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Portrait of Mr. Rhodes]

Description: Photograph of Mr. Rhodes in uniform.
Date: unknown
Creator: Greer
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Brownwood Ice Company

Description: Photograph of the Brownwood Ice and Fuel Company; Ice, Coal and Cold Storage. The brick building has two smokestacks and a cooling tower on top. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Classically-Styled Limestone Building]

Description: Photograph of the construction of a classically-styled limestone building. Steel beams were furnished by Southwestern Mechanical Company. A cart of bricks sits in front of the building. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cobb-Burney House

Description: Photograph of the Cobb-Burney house in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a brick two-story house with a curved driveway. This house is located at 1598 Sunset Terrace. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Elevated Cooling Tower]

Description: Photograph of an elevated cooling tower. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library