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[Fire Station No. 10]

Description: Photograph of the new Fire Station No. 10 in Fort Worth, Texas. The firemen pose in front of the building with their horses and carriage. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1910
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, First Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements.
Date: November 1910
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

The 1911 Majestic Theater in Fort Worth

Description: Photograph of Commerce Street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The Majestic Theater is in the center of the frame with many signs and posters on it. Some read, "The St. Louis Limited. Road Through The Ozarks. Frisco Lines" Another poster reads, "Majestic, Venus, Alpha Sextette". This is Fort Worth's second Majestic Theater, built in 1911. Next to the theater is a building with awnings and a sign that reads, "Fisk Tires, Gasoline". Telephone poles and wires and horse-drawn buggies line the road.
Date: 1911?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Second Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements are on page 98.
Date: November 1911
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Construction of the W.T. Waggoner Home in Ft. Worth, Texas, 1912

Description: Photograph of several construction workers building the W.T. Waggoner home in Ft. Worth, Texas. The bottom of the house has many wooden beams with brick pillars, and on top of that are twenty construction workers dressed in coveralls or suspenders, all with hats. In the foreground are stacks of bricks and wooden beams. In the bottom left-hand corner is written, "Waggoner, Res. Aug. 28th, 1912."
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
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.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fort Worth High School Champion Football Players, 1912

Description: Photograph of the 1912 Fort Worth High School Champion Football team. There are fifteen young men total, one lying in the front row with a football, six sitting cross-legged in the second row, four kneeling in the third row and four standing in the back. They are wearing turtlenecks, football pants, tube socks and athletic shoes. In the background are trees and houses. Written on the boys are numbers that correspond to the writing on the bottom of that mat. It reads, "1. Coleman R.H., 2. Vaughn R.T.Capt., 3. Sharp R.B., 4. Nash L.H., 5. Garth A.E., 6. Thorne R.T., 7. Stewart G.R.T., 8. Watson L.E. Mgr., 9. Joplin Sub., 10. Massey Sub., 11. Carruthers R.G., 12. Eagle C., 13. Martin L.B., 14. Smith sub. 15. Thompson Mas."
Date: 1912
Creator: The Hinsdale Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of ladies and a Pastor]

Description: Photograph of a group of ladies and a pastor standing on a porch. All of the women are wearing hats in the photograph.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

[Osceola Methodist Episcopal Church Congregation in 1912]

Description: Photograph of the congregation of Osceola Methodist Episcopal Church in the summer of 1912. The group is shown standing in front the four-columned church. The children are shown in the front of the group and the adults are behind the children. There are stained-glass windows on the left and right.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Polytechnic Public Schools Faculty, 1911-1912

Description: Studio photograph of fourteen faculty at the Polytechnic Public Schools Faculty in Ft. Worth, Texas. Seated in the front row are three men and three women, and standing in the back row are seven women and one man. The men are wearing suits with bow ties and neckties and one has a vest and mustache. The women are wearing long lace dresses, one is wearing a headband, one a brooch, two with necklaces and one is holding a purse. They are atop a rug and in front of a backdrop.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Unidentified Man in Suit

Description: Studio portraits of a dark-haired young man from the bust up. He is wearing a dark corduroy jacket with a pin on the lapel, vest, white collared shirt and a striped tie. His hair is parted in the center.
Date: January 15, 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements on page 112.
Date: November 1913
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Central Texas Conference, Fourth Annual Session, Methodist Episcopal Church South

Description: Journal proceedings of Central Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, condensed minutes of the proceedings, reports of boards and committees, appointments, memoirs, statistical tables, and advertisements. Indexes to the journal and advertisements are on page 104.
Date: November 1913
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Henry Cook at Payne Place

Description: Photograph of Henry Cook, who was in charge of the Matador Land and Cattle Company line camp at Payne Place. He is sitting on a horse. There is a barn and corral in the background.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Makers of Fort Worth

Description: Each leaf contains a biographical note with photographic portrait and a caricature by Heppner Blackman, first cartoonist of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, or W.K. Patrick, cartoonist of the Fort Worth Record.
Date: 1914
Creator: Newspaper Artists' Association, Forth Worth.
Item Type: Book
Partner: Amon Carter Museum

North Main Street, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1914

Description: Photograph of North Main Street in Ft. Worth looking at a large Courthouse. Inlaid in the brick street are trolley tracks, and lining the road are electricity and telephone poles and wires, bushes, and two smokestacks.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

North Main Street, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1914

Description: Photograph of North Main Street in Ft. Worth. The road is dirt with trolley tracks leading to trolleys in the center background. Lining the road are electricity and telephone poles and wires. Behind those are buildings and trees. Written across the bottom of the photograph is, "North Main St. from foot of Padlock Viaduct Looking North."
Date: 1914
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library