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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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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

[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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library