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Wayland Baptist College in Plainview, Texas

Description: Photograph of the First Baptist College in Plainview, Texas. The three-story brick building has six large columns on the front of it. The student body stands in front of the building. Two automobiles stand outside of the building to the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Wedding of Mr. and Mrs. Tom Colley]

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Tom Colley at their wedding sitting next to each other under a flower-decorated canopy. They are sitting in two elaborate wooden chairs, with the groom's hat and bride's bonnet hanging from the top of their respective chairs.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Williams' Wholesale Drug Co., 1881]

Description: Twenty-four workers of the Williams' Wholesale Drug Company pose for a photograph in 1881 next to a building. There is a sign behind them on the wall that advertises "purgative lozenges" for 25 cents.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Windsor Hotel, Sweetwater Texas

Description: People posing on the outside and entrance and on the second floor balcony of the Windsor Hotel in Sweetwater, Texas. A man and two women are on horses and a man is on a horse drawn wagon.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Women riding horses, Sweetwater, Texas

Description: Photograph of women sitting on horses side-saddle in long riding dresses in Sweetwater, Texas. They were the wives of West Texas's most promient citizens. Named from left to right: Mrs. Grundy Thurman Mrs. Jim Newman Mrs. Thomas Trammell Mrs. J.H. Beall Mrs. Dove F. McCaulley Mrs. R.A. Ragland
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Wood Burning Engine on the Texas and St. Louis Railway

Description: Photograph of an old wood-burning locomotive, the "John Krauss" of the Texas and St. Louis Railway, also known as the Cotton Belt Route. This engine pulled the first train on the Tyler Tap Railroad.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The buiding is five stories tall with arched windows and awnings and a store with display windows on the bottom floor. The sign in front of the store reads, "August's" and a sign further down the sidewalk reads, "Hotel Worth". In the foreground are telephone poles and wires.
Date: 1905
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is several stories tall with arched windows a balcony full of people. It is surrounded by a sidewalk and brick road that is full of horse-drawn carriages and groups of men, women and children. The men are wearing hats and the women are wearing dresses. Painted near the roof of the building is, "Hotel". Typed at the bottom of the photograph is, "Hotel Worth - Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: 1905
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[X-R Building]

Description: Photograph of the X-R Building in Fort Worth, Texas. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[XIT Ranch, ca. 1881]

Description: Photograph of the XIT Ranch workers ca. 1881. Workers in cowboy outfits sit atop their horses, with ropes at their sides while the cattle are gathered together in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library