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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

Judge Roy Bean Trying a Case, 1900

Description: Photograph of a Judge Roy Bean holding court, trying a horse thief in 1900. He was the only peace officer west of the Pecos River at the time.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cattle Raisers Museum

Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton

Description: Photograph of Lou Beall Sawyer Blanton in a playful photograph with five other women and a young girl. The women are in a row from tallest to shortest with their hands around each other's waists except for Ms. Blanton who is holding the hand of the woman in front of her who's other hand is on her forehead. Three of the women and the young girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. The woman fifth from the front is wearing a bow tie and the woman in the front is wearing a sash around her neck. In the background is a tree and a large house. Written below the photograph, underneath the second woman from the right in the black dress is an arrow and the name, "Lou Beall".
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Lou Beall-Sawyer Blanton, Byrd Ellis and Other Women

Description: Photograph of six women and one small girl standing in front and on the stoop of a large building with a porch and hanging plants. Three of the women and the girl are wearing Victorian dresses and the other three women are wearing long-sleeved blouses and long skirts. One woman is wearing a bow tie and another is wearing a hat. Written on the photograph is "Mother" above the woman second from the left and "Aunt Byrd" second from the right.
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Matador Ranch Headquarters

Description: Photograph of the Matador Ranch Headquarters in 1901. The man on the platform who is fishing is Johnnie McBain, the ranch bookkeeper at that time. Standing next to McBain is Mrs. B.F. Harper and the other girl is Esther Cammack.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Matthew Stuart Blanton, Fannie Ellis Dubose and an Unidentified Woman

Description: Photograph of Matthew Stuart Blanton with an unidentified woman and Fannie Ellis Dubose in a dark dress standing on a porch looking down on the couple. Mr. Blanton is wearing a dark jacket, collared shirt and bowler hat. The unidentified woman is wearing a white blouse, necktie and long skirt and is smiling. In the background is a sidewalk, trees and houses. Written beside Ms. Dubose is "Auntie" and underneath Mr. Blanton is, "Papa".
Date: May 26, 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families