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[B.B. Paddock in Group Portrait]

Description: Photograph of B.B. Paddock, standing left, in a group portrait. The men are in uniform and holding hats and straigh-blade swords. The style of backdrop, hat, sash, and the ornate swords suggest this is a fraternal photo, circa 1880, possibly Knights of Pythias.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[A.B. Gant Land Locator, 1868]

Description: A horse-drawn wagon stands near a two-story building. The second floor is the A.B. Gant Land Locator Times Office, and the first floor is a store for Drugs and Medicines. In 1868 it was the biggest land office west of Fort Worth.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ball Home, a Large Two Story House]

Description: Photograph of a large two story house with an open front lawn, the Ball Home. There are a few trees and a side walk visible in the front yard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Ball House]

Description: Photograph of the Ball Home. There are workers sitting on the front porch of the house and a man standing on the front steps. The house is two stories tall, with a balcony on the front side of the second floor and the attic floor, and has 2 story Roman style columns.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of a Baptist Church with ionic columns and stained glass windows.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Billiard Hall & Judge Roy Bean]

Description: Photograph of Judge Roy Bean in front of the Jersey Lilly and Billiard Hall. The text, "Judge Roy Bean Notary Public, Justice of the Peace, Law west of the Pecos", is posted on the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Bird's eye view map of San Antonio, Tex.

Description: A bird's eye view map of San Antonio that includes business advertisements. On the back is a Map of the San Antonio and Aransas Pass Railway and Connections.
Date: 1891
Creator: San Antonio Light.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Bomar Garage]

Description: Photograph of a garage under construction in the Rivercrest area of Fort Worth, Texas. It is a small wooden building with a large doorway and a stone chimney. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Boy on donkey]

Description: Photograph of a young boy on donkey in front of a house.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a brick building under construction. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a brick building under construction. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Bronco Busting]

Description: Photograph of several men standing around a man who has a bronco pinned to the ground. Two men are holding ropes that are tied to the bronco and another man is holding the bronco's tail. There are buildings visible in the background. Printed on the lower part of the photograph is, "Saddleinga Texas Broncho First Time".
Date: unknown
Creator: Willis Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Brown and Very department store on Houston Street in Ft. Worth]

Description: Photograph of the Brown & Vera department store building on Houston Street between 3rd and 4th Streets. The building in two stories tall, with window displays on the first floor showing dolls, clothes and other items. There are several people standing at the entrances to the store posing for the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Brownwood Ice Company

Description: Photograph of the Brownwood Ice and Fuel Company; Ice, Coal and Cold Storage. The brick building has two smokestacks and a cooling tower on top. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Buildings at Bar CC Ranch in 1866

Description: Photograph of the old Bar CC Ranch in 1886. The men on horseback are (L-R) Ed Brainerd and Mac Gates. One of the men on the porch is Dave Lard.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Bull in field]

Description: Photograph of a bull in a field. Front of photograph: "Bonnie Prince, Sr. Grand Champion. Gist Hereford Farms."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Burney Anderson Home]

Description: Photograph of the Burney Anderson Home. It is three stories tall, with a porch that faces the street, wrapping around the front and left side of the house. Fledgling trees line the sidewalk.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library