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[Street scene in Midland]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Midland, Texas in the 1920s. The Llano Hotel is in the background, and there are cars lining the street.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is dirt and inlaid with trolley tracks with a trolley. On either side of the street are one and two-story commercial buildings with "Drug Store" painted on one of them. On the road are horse-drawn buggies and people. In the foreground are electric poles.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Hall County Courthouse in Memphis]

Description: Photograph of the Hall County Courthouse, built in 1892. A horse-drawn pumper belonging to the Memphis Fire Department is shooting up a stream of water.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Building on Fire, Galveston, Texas

Description: Photograph of a large building on fire and crumbling after a large storm in Galveston, Texas. The back half of the building is gone and the roof in the center of the frame is falling. There are piles of debris surrounding the building. Two men with fire hoses are spraying the building. In the foreground are train or trolley tracks and a truck bed.
Date: 1915
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Parade Floats - Fort Worth Advertising Men's Club, ca. 1890

Description: Photograph of the Fort Worth Advertisi Club Float during a parade in Ft. Worth, Texas, c. 1890. Several men and women ride atop the float which is decorated with flower garlands and signs promoting their business. It is pulled by two horses, also decorated with flower garlands.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of West Texas Picnic]

Description: Photograph of three women and a man eating in a field with four horses. Written on the back of the photo, "A pioneer West Texas picnic party, Misses Mary, Annie and Lelia Smith, and George Mayes eating watermelon which washed down the Blanco Canyon during a flood in 1899."
Date: 1899
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Lucas Gusher, 1901

Description: Photograph of the Lucas gusher in 1901. The Lucas gusher is a spindletop that is gushing oil out of the top of it. On the ground surrounding the spindletop are several workers, two holding a large hose.
Date: 1901
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Description: Photograph of very many derricks in an oil field. In the foreground are wooden shacks, stacks of wooden boards, smokestacks with smoke plumes rising out of them. In the bottom right-hand corner is the name, "Trost".
Date: 1901
Creator: Trost Studio
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Photograph of Lake in Midland]

Description: Photograph of a lake scene in Midland, Texas.There is a boat in the water and buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. There are trolleys and trolley tracks in the center of the street and lining the sidewalks are old cars. Tall commercial buildings are on either side of the street with signs such as, "Trunks", "Arcade Apartments", and "Acres Sign Studio, Signs". There are street lamps and telephone poles on sidewalk.
Date: unknown
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of City Hall in Ft. Worth. the building has many stories, a clock tower and tall steps towards the entrance. It is surrounded by trees, benches, railings and a sidewalk. Horses with buggies line the road beside the building. In the lower right-hand corner are planted flowers. The photograph is attached to a paper sun.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Parade for President Theodore Roosevelt]

Description: Photograph of a parade taking place in the middle of a busy street. Several men and women line the street as men riding horses, men on foot, and President Theodore Roosevelt riding in a carriage pass by the onlookers. Printed on the lower side of the photograph is "President Roosvelt at FT. Worth, Tex. 4-8-05" and "Wade & Harmon Photo Dallas, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Wade & Harmon Photo
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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

[Men and Carriage in Front of Hotel]

Description: Photograph of four men and a horse drawn carriage standing in front of a hotel. The man on the far left is holding a baby. From left to right is, Roy Keenan, Rick Talby, J.W. McAllister, and Bill Butts. Handwritten above the photograph is, "1885 Seymour, Tex".
Date: unknown
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

Plainview, Texas, Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of the Methodist Church in Plainview, Texas. The building has an eclectic architectural style with four large columns on the front. A horse and buggy stands by the curb outside the building.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Fourth of July Parade, Stephenville, Texas, ca. 1890's

Description: Photograph of people aboard decorated horse-drawn carriages riding through a city street during a Fourth of July Parade in Stephenville, Texas, ca. 1890. Crowds of people stand on the sidewalk in front of businesses watching the carriages go by.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene of Spur, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several people and horse drawn carriages in the middle of a street, under a "Welcome" banner. There are several stores and businesses visible in the background. Printed on the lower part of the photograph is, "Spur, Tex, The Magic City".
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Parade for President Theodore Roosevelt]

Description: Photograph of a parade taking place in the middle of a busy street. Several men and women line the street as men riding horses, men on foot, and President Theodore Roosevelt riding in a carriage pass by the onlookers.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Residence of High Jenmens]

Description: Photograph of a two story house that is being worked on by several people. There is a horse drawn carriage to the left and several people are visible on all stories of the house. On the second floor balcony, two men are holding a sign that reads, "A.N. Dawson Architect." In the foreground, one man is standing next to a bicycle. The house was home to High Jenmens.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Parade for President Theodore Roosevelt]

Description: Photograph of a parade taking place in the middle of a busy street. Several men and women line the street as men riding horses, men on foot, and President Theodore Roosevelt riding in a carriage pass by the onlookers. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "This picture was taken while Rosevelt was president and the soldiers in parade were Spanish-American War Veterans."
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Parade for President Theodore Roosevelt]

Description: Photograph of a parade taking place in the middle of a busy street. Several men and women line the street as men riding horses, men on foot, and President Theodore Roosevelt riding in a carriage pass by the onlookers.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library