Where the West Begins: Capturing Fort Worth's Historic Treasures - 410 Matching Results

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[Fort Worth Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of the Fort Worth Stock show in 1922. There is a ride called "The Whip" in the background and a ferris wheel on the right.
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

[Freear-Brin Furniture Company]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Freear-Brin Furniture Company. Small signs below the display windows read, on the left, "Funeral Directors and Embalmers" and on the right, "Curtains ans Shades" "Stoves and Ranges" Large painted advertisements are on the building next door. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Front of S.H. Kress and Company]

Description: Photograph of the front of the S.H. Kress and Company Store in Fort Worth, Texas. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ft. Worth Cityscape, 1920s

Description: Photograph of the Ft. Worth cityscape in the 1920s. The photograph shows, from left to right, the Neil P. Anderson Building, City Hall, Star-Telegram Building, W.C. Stripling Company Building, Burk Burnett Building, Carnegie Library, W.T. Waggoner Building, First National Bank Building, Texas State Bank Building, F. and M. Bank Building, Flatiron Building, and the Texas Hotel. City Hall has a tall clock tower, the Carnegie Library has a rooftop balcony, the flatiron building has a rooftop water tower and a fire escape and in the foreground are tall trees and telephone wires.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Ft. Worth Street Scene

Description: Photograph of a street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is inlaid with trolley tracks with a trolley on them. On either side of the street are businesses and boardwalks with people on them. Lining the boardwalk are horses and horse-drawn buggies and in the foreground is a street lamp and an electric pole. Written at the top of the building on the right side of the frame is, "Drug Store".
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Date: 1915
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Gas pipe lines]

Description: Photograph of gas pipe lines and various machinery for Lonestar Oil Company.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Gilmer High School]

Description: Photograph of Gilmer High School. There is a large group of students standing outside of the School.
Date: unknown
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

[Googin's Commercial Block]

Description: Photograph of the Googin's commercial block on North 20th Street in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a two-story brick complex of businesses. The businesses include: Payne & Co. Tinners and Plumbing, B.R. Blaire & Co. Electricians, Auto Supplies - Repairing - Gasoline 12 cents per Gal., a barber shop, amillinery shop, Club Market, Twentieth Street Drug Store, and Harris Dental Office. An automobile, a bicycle, and a wagon with a tank on it stand out front of the businesses. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
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

Grave Surrounded by Flowers

Description: Photograph of a grave topped with cloth and surrounded by many flowers, bouquets and wreaths. In the background is a cemetery, trees, a sidewalk and shrubs.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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.
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Group in costume posed on stage at Old Evans Hall--2nd and Houston

Description: Group of actors and actresses in costumes posed on stage at Old Evans Hall located at 2nd and Houston in Fort Worth. Several actors and actresses are identified and several prominent families including Paddock, Stripling, Terrell Capps and Tarleton are represented People identified by number written on photograph. 1. J.W Spencer 3. Louis Robertson 5. Dr. Frank Boyd 8. Mr. E.H. Carter 9. Mrs. Will Rappo 12. B.B. Paddock 13. Judge B.D. Tarleton 14. Mrs. W.C. Stripling 15. W.C Stripling 18. Will Bomar
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group in vehicle]

Description: Photograph of five people sitting inside of an automobile in the early 1900s. The man driving the vehicle is wearing a hat.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Men]

Description: Photographic portrait of ten pioneer men. They all wear suits and hats. Most of them have mustaches.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of a group of 34 men. Most of them have mustaches and some have beards.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of a group of men all wearing tuxedos for the Walter Want and Maude Watkins wedding on July 2, 1892. Front row L-R: Horace Luckett (Portland, Oregon), Al Jordon, Harry Robertson. Back row L-R: Sam Turis, Dr. Ike Mayfield (best dentist), Jim Reed.
Date: July 2, 1892
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of people in carriage]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting inside of a horse-drawn carriage.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Group of Pioneers]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women pioneers. L-R: Fay Turner-now Mrs. J.B. Chase of Boston, Ray Orgain-artist and designer in NY, Grace Elser-now Mrs. Hammett Hardy, May Tarlton and John Tarlton, with guitar, Bert Rose and Grace Hollingsworth behind, Gene Orgain, Lena Evans-now Mrs. Ed Callier of Dallas, Maurice Winfrey with parasol, Frances Tarlton-now Mrs. Lee Ellis.
Date: 1897~
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Grunewald Pavilion on Samuels Avenue]

Description: Photograph of the Grunewalk Pavilion on Samuels Avenue. There is a man and child riding inside of a vehicle in front of the pavilion.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[H.D. Pearce & Co. Book & News Depot]

Description: Photograph of several men standing and sitting in front of the H.D. Pearce & Co. Book and News Depot. Below the store sign is another sign for the post office. Handwritten above the photograph is "In Runnels City 1885" and handwritten below the photograph is "[ ] of Runnels Co. 1st Business [ ] Hubert Pearce". Typed on the back of the photograph is, "The store of H.D. Pearce at Runnels City was one of the first businesses to be established in Runnels County. This picture was made in 1885, a year before the founding of Ballinger. Hubert Pearce, now of Dallas, then 15, is shown with the cross mark on his shirt in the picture. The man with the white beard is J.R. Nunn".
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library