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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

[C.H & W.E Connel General Merchandise, 1882]

Description: Men pose in front of the C.H. & W.E Connell General Merchandise Store in 1882 in Sweetwater, Texas. Last names of men written on picture and identified by number. 1. Berry 2. Hill 3. Prince 4. Johnson 5. Sloan 6. Green 7. Taylor 8. Germany 9. Beall
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Campbell Building, State Juvenile Training School

Description: Photograph of the Campbell Building at the State Juvenile Training School in Gatesville, Texas. The building is brick and two-stories tall with two porches on the side and front of the building. Surrounding the building is a grass lawn.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Carl Schilder Family Celebration at Herman Park, March 26, 1905

Description: Photograph of a large group of people at Carl Schilder's 40th Birthday Celebration at Herman Park in Ft. Worth, Texas on March 26, 1905. There are over one hundred people in attendance, including children and several servants. A small horse drawn wagon bearing the name of Carl Schilder over a sign reading "The Brewery Exchange" suggests that he was the owner or proprietor of a Texas Brewery.
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz, C.L.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cartoon of Costumed Apes in an Office

Description: Illustration of apes dressed in 19th-century clothing inside an office or courtroom. There are eleven apes total, ten males and one female.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Cattle Barn at the North Stockyards]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the cattle barn at the stockyards in Fort Worth. 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

Central Colorado Sheet, 1877

Description: Map of central Colorado in 1877. Printed at the top of the map is, "U.S. Geological and Geographical Survey of the Territories, F.V. Hayden in Charge. Central Colorado."
Date: 1877
Creator: Hayden, Ferdinand V.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

A Chart of the Internal Part of Louisiana

Description: Map of Louisiana as explored by Zebulon Pike and expedition. The map shows minimal topographical data, names of locations, and names of rivers including the Arkansaw River, Red River, and River La Platte. Information about Spanish, American, and Indian camps is included.
Date: unknown
Creator: Pike, Z. M.
Item Type: Map
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Charter of The City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, As Passed by the 30th Legislature, 1907

Description: Charter of the City of Fort Worth includes the formal act of incorporation including organization of the city, government, police and fire departments, streets and sewerage, water supply, taxes, public health and sanitation, courts, public schools, and other provisions and laws. Index starts after page 63, on page i.
Date: 1907
Creator: City of Fort Worth
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Charter of The City of Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, As Passed by the 31st Legislature, 1909

Description: Charter of the City of Fort Worth includes the formal act of incorporation including organization of the city, government, police and fire departments, streets and sewers, parks, water and sewerage, taxes and finances, public health and sanitation, courts, and other provisions, ordinances, and laws. Index starts on page 87.
Date: 1909
Creator: City of Fort Worth
Item Type: Book
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chief Quanah Parker Visiting Quanah, Texas

Description: Photograph of Quanah, Texas when Chief Quanah Parker visited on July 4, 1896. The Fort Worth and Denver Railway station is at the left. Over 250 Comanche braves rode horses in the parade with Parker and three of his wives.
Date: July 4, 1896
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Chuck Time on the W Ranch

Description: Photograph of cowboys seated near the chuck wagon on the W Ranch in Winkler County. The boy in the straw hat is Lewis Robinson, who becam sheriff of Reeves County in 1933. W.A. Priest is the man reaching for utensils in the chuck cabinet.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is at least three stories tall with arched windows and a clock tower. In the foreground are men in hats walking on the sidewalk, benches, shrubs, trees and street lamps.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of City Hall in Ft. Worth. the building has many stories, a clock tower and tall steps towards the entrance. It is surrounded by trees, benches, railings and a sidewalk. Horses with buggies line the road beside the building. In the lower right-hand corner are planted flowers. The photograph is attached to a paper sun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Classically-Styled Limestone Building]

Description: Photograph of the construction of a classically-styled limestone building. Steel beams were furnished by Southwestern Mechanical Company. A cart of bricks sits in front of the building. 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

[Clay Street in Nocona Texas]

Description: Photograph of North Clay Street in Nocona, Texas. There is a hardware and furniture store on the left as well as a grocery store. The road in front of the shopping center is not paved.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kiser Photo
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cleburne, Texas Baseball Players, 1906

Description: Photo collage of the Cleburne baseball team in 1906. In the center of the collage is a studio photograph of the entire team with coach Doak Roberts seated in the center and young boy in front of him. Four members of the team are seated on the floor with the front two lying on the boy's knees. Surrounding the center photograph are thirteen studio portraits of the individual players with Coach Doak Roberts in the top center. Throughout the collage are cutouts of the players in action - catching the ball, batting and throwing. The players names are written illegibly underneath their pictures and the words, "Cleburne 1906" surround the center photograph. On the mat at the bottom is written, "In Group Doak Roberts, Bat Boy -"
Date: 1906
Creator: Shaw
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Coal Car in Strawn, Texas

Description: Steam engine and coal cars in Strawn, Texas. Engineers stand in front of the trains.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cobb-Burney House

Description: Photograph of the Cobb-Burney house in Fort Worth, Texas. It is a brick two-story house with a curved driveway. This house is located at 1598 Sunset Terrace. 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

Collage: Flag of Texas Hunters, Two men and a Woman during the Civil War period

Description: [Collage of the Flag of Texas Hunters and Marshall Guards surrounded by portraits of two men, one in Confederate uniform and a woman depicted during the Civil War period. The woman has been identified as Eudora Carolina Perry and the man as Robert Ross Wright] Newspaper clipping information: "The [Texas Hunters and Marshall Guards] flag is the handiwork of a group of young ladies of Marshall and Harrison County and was presented to the Texas Hunters and Marshall Guards on the occasion of their entry into the conflict."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library