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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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library