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Confirmation Bible of Rose Levenson, Beth-El Congregation

Description: Confirmation Bible, Beth-El Congregation. Presented to Rose Levenson for Confirmation on Shevuoth, May 26, 1909 at Fort Worth, Texas by Rabbi George Zepin. Title page and inscription of the bible states that this volume contains "the Twenty-Four Books of the Holy Scriptures, carefully translated according to the Massoretic text, after the best Jewish authority by Isaac Lesser."
Date: May 26, 1909
Creator: Rabbi George Zepin
Item Type: Text
Partner: Beth-El Congregation Archives

Cowboys Having Dinner at Unknown Ranch

Description: Photograph of ten cowboys having dinner on a ranch near Clarendon, Texas in May 1904. Most of them sit on the ground to eat.
Date: May 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Decker Meat Packing Plant in Mason City, Iowa

Description: Photograph of a the Decker Meat Packing Plant in Mason City, Iowa. It is a large three story brick building. Employees sit and stand on a loading dock next to a railroad box car.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Directory of the City of Fort Worth 1905-06.

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 5; Table of Contents is on page 8.
Date: 1905
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Directory of the City of Fort Worth 1907-08

Description: Directory for Fort Worth, Texas includes address listings for businesses and individuals as well as advertisements from local businesses. According to the title page, the directory contains "the Present State, County and City Governments, County Officials of Texas, Giving Date of Organization of of Each County as also County Seat; List of Counties, Judicial Districts, District Judges and Clerks, and Time of Holding Courts in all Counties in Texas; Representative, Senatorial, Congressional and Supreme Judicial Districts; Court of Civil Appeals, Court of Criminal Appeals, U.S. Judicial District and U.S. Circuit Courts, where Returnable; a Complete List of all Postoffices and money Order Offices in Texas; also an Index of Societies, Associations, Churches, Corporations, Educational Institutes; Full Name and Address of all Residents, Their Occupations or Pursuits, and a Complete Classified Business Directory, also a Valuable Street and Avenue Guide, Numerically Arranged."
Date: 1907
Creator: Morrison & Fourmy Directory Co.
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ernest O. Thompson, Overland Automobiles 1909

Description: Photograph four old automobiles with drivers parked in front of a dealerships. The tops are down and the drivers wear suits, two with caps, one with a cowboy hat and one with goggles. Behind the cars is a wooden building with a sign that reads, "Ernest O. Thompson Overland Automobiles". Next to that is a lumber yard with the words, "Amarillo Lumber & Coal" painted on the roof.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

First Garza County Court

Description: Photograph of the first Garza County Court. There are several men seated and standing in front of a canvas tent. All of the men are wearing hats and some are wearing neckties and some vests. In the front row, left to right are: S.C. Wilkes, L.F. Barrow, Walter Roy, and a Mr. Davis. In the back row, left to right: W.E. Alexander, Hal Murrey, Bud Boren, B.F. Wilkes and Oscar Kelly. In the middle of the frame is an old automobile with people in it. On the left side of the frame is a covered wagon and in the foreground is a saddle.
Date: July 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Goodell Family Children]

Description: Three small photographs of the children of Lyman P. and Dollie (Crockett) Goodell: Robert C., born November 10, 1891; Bessie C., born August 11, 1894; and Ola C., born December 6, 1897. Robert wears a suit and tie and the girls both wear white blouses with pearl necklaces. They were all born in Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: c. 1905
Item Type: Image
Partner: Log Cabin Village

Grocers and Butchers Assosciation of North Fort Worth, 1905

Description: Photograph of at least a hundred people gathered on the steps of a large stone building. Women in white dresses and hats and children take up the first couple of rows. Behind them are many men, mostly dressed in suits, ties and hats. There are two signs and one banner held up that read, "The Best Thing That Ever Happened for the Mfg'rs. Clobbers and Retailers", "2nd Anual Picnic & Barbecue, Grocers & Butchers, Ass'n." and "Grocers and Butchers Association. Behind the group are six tall pillars and open windows with people leaning out of them. On the bottom right-hand corner of the mat is printed, "Photo by C.L. Swartz, 108 West Fifth St., Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: 1905
Creator: Swartz, C.L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Houston Street Looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas c. 1907

Description: Photograph of Houston Street looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas. In the center of the street is a boy riding a bicycle between trolley tracks towards trolleys and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the street are tall buildings with signs such as, "Lyric Theatre", "A.J. Anderson Co Gun Store" and "Hotel Melba". Lining the street are telephone and electric poles. This photo is dated 1907 or later because the Flatiron building, constructed in 1907 can be seen on the left.
Date: 1907~
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Houston Street on Market Day in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1877

Description: Photograph of Houston Street on Market Day in Ft. Worth, Texas. The frame is full of covered-wagons, horses, parcels and piles of goods, and many men and boys, most in dark jackets and cowboy hats. In the background are many business with signs.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

J.L.Pennington Ranch near Claude, Texas

Description: Photograph of cowboys having dinner on the J.L.Pennington Ranch on the panhandle plains of Texas. The man third from the left is T.H. Pennington.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Journal of Proceedings of the Fortieth Annual Session of The Northwest Texas Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Hillsboro, Texas, November 15th to November 20th, 1905

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, selected biographies, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1905
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of Proceedings of the Thirty-Eighth Annual Session of The Northwest Texas Conference, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, at Forth Worth, Texas, November 11 to November 16, 1903.

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, selected biographies, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1903
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of Proceedings of the Thirty-Ninth Annual Session of The Northwest Texas Conference, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, Held at Mineral Wells, Texas, November 16th to November 21st, 1904

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, selected biographies, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1904
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of Proceedings of the Thirty-Seventh Annual Session of The Northwest Texas Conference, of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, held at Temple, Texas, November 12 to November 17, 1902.

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, selected biographies, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1902
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of Proceedings of the Thirty-Sixth Annual Session of The Northwest Texas Conference...of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South, held at Corsica, Texas, November 13 to November 18, 1901.

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1901
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Forty-first Annual Session, Northwest Texas Conference of the Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, selected biographies, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1906
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church

Journal of the Forty-second Annual Session, Northwest Texas Conference, Methodist Episcopal Church, South

Description: Minutes of Northwest Texas Conference include a list of members, committees, formal minutes of the conferences, condensed minutes, resolutions, reports from committees, selected biographies, and statistical tables.
Date: November 1907
Creator: Methodist Episcopal Church, South.
Partner: Archives of the Central Texas Conference United Methodist Church