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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
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.
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Central High School Football Players, 1908

Description: Photograph taken in 1908 of the Central High School football team in Ft. Worth, Texas. 14 players and their coach.
Date: unknown
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Collage of Men and Vehicles in Ft. Worth, Texas, 1920s

Description: Collage of seven photographs of scenes in Ft. Worth, Texas in the 1920s. The top left, top right, and middle right photographs show several horse-drawn buggies with several men in them. The top center and middle center photographs show a horse-drawn buggy with a covered top and men in suits and straw hats as passengers. In front and beside the buggy is a motorcycle driven by a young man in a suit, boots, and newsboy cap. In the background of these photographs are city streets and stores. The middle left and bottom photograph show several men in suits and ties, one with a bow tie. Some are wearing or holding straw hats, jackets, and caps. Two are holding cigars and one is holding a cigarette.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Coming Men of America, Panther City Lodge No. 2640, 1904

Description: Photograph of seventeen young men who are members of the Coming Men of America in 1904. Six boys are seated in the front row and the other eleven are standing behind them. The boys are wearing suits, some with vests and all with ties or bow ties and a small pin on their lapels. In the front row, across the knees of the three of the boys, hangs a banner that reads, "1st. Prize Panther City, Lodge 2640, C.M.A., Fort Worth, Tex." They are atop a rug.
Date: 1904
Creator: Swartz
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Commerce Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1888

Description: Aerial photograph of Ft. Worth at Commerce Street in 1888. In the center is a large strip of buildings, homes and businesses, surrounded with dirt roads and more homes across those streets. A store on the right corner of the black has a sign that reads, "Black Smith Shop". In the foreground are dirt trakcs, a telephone pole, and a few horse-drawn wagons.
Date: 1888
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Confederate Soldiers Reunion

Description: Photograph of nine men and three women at a Confederate Reunion. Six of the men are in Confederate uniform while the other three wear suits, one with a vest and one with a tie. Five of the men have ribbons attached to their coats. Five men have mustaches and four have beards. The man third from the right is holding a walking cane and the man five from the right, in the center, is B.B. Paddock. Behind the men stand three women in white dresses with large ribbons attached to their shoulders. The woman on the right is wearing glasses, gloves and holding a large Texas flag. Every person in the photo wears a hat. In the background is a brick building with curtained windows.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Construction of the Couch Home in Fort Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Couch home being constructed. The home is brick and two stories with a large wrap-around porch, two pillars, a stoop and two chimneys. There are twelve workers, eight seated on the porch and four seated on the stairs. They are wearing coveralls or suspenders and six are wearing hats. In the foreground are groups of weeds and wooden boards.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Construction of the W.T. Waggoner Home in Ft. Worth, Texas, 1912

Description: Photograph of several construction workers building the W.T. Waggoner home in Ft. Worth, Texas. The bottom of the house has many wooden beams with brick pillars, and on top of that are twenty construction workers dressed in coveralls or suspenders, all with hats. In the foreground are stacks of bricks and wooden beams. In the bottom left-hand corner is written, "Waggoner, Res. Aug. 28th, 1912."
Date: 1912
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Cornerstone Laying for packing houses in Ft. Worth TX, March 12, 1902

Description: Large group of men stand together during a corner stone laying for packing houses in Ft. Worth, Texas on March 12, 1902. People identified with numbers written above their heads. 1. Dr. J.L. Cooper 2. Paul Waples 3. Unidentified 4. Tom Murray, alderman 5. B.L Waggoman, alderman 6. William Rea, chief of police 7. Hugh L. Calhoun, supt. of city waterworks 8. W.G. Newby 9. Van Zandt Jarvis 10. J.J. Jarvis
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library