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General Motors 1960s

Description: Aerial photograph looking northwest of the General Motors plant in Arlington in the 1960s. The factory building is large. There are cars in parking lots on the right. The area is surrounded by fields.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Arlington Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Arlington Hotel at the 200 block of S. Main St. The hotel has two levels with a porch and balcony. More information about the hotel is written on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Cravendale

Description: Photograph of Cravendale. The scene is of a house surrounded by trees with a pond in front.
Date: June 22, 2006
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington, Mineral Well

Description: Photograph of a gathering in downtown Arlington. There are many horse-drawn wagons carrying bales of cotton in the street. Men are by the wagons, in front of the stores, and sitting on the mineral water fountain. Some of the stores are W. R. Bivins, R. W. McKnight Groceries, Copeland Grocery, Coulter and Sons Drug Store, and Corner Drug Store. Believed to have been taken in 1916.
Date: 1916
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Arlington High School Volleyball Team

Description: Photograph of the 1927-1928 Arlington High School girls' volleyball team. Seven girls are standing in the back, with one holding a volleyball. Four are sitting in front, with two holding a banner. They are in front of a brick building with windows.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Grocery Store, Arlington, Texas

Description: Photograph of the inside of a grocery store in Abilene in the 1920s. There are five men working in the store. The man in the white hat behind the back counter is Thomas D. Jones. There is more information about him on the back of the photograph. The store has boxes of merchandise stacked on the left and boxes stacked on the right. The front counter has baked goods on display.
Date: 192?
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Mineral Waters Stand

Description: Photograph of a stand advertising Crystolax, Nature's Best Mineral Water Crystals. A woman is working behind the stand displaying a jug of mineral water and a stack of Crystolax. There are signs around the stand and potted geraniums below it.
Date: 192?
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Elmo Jones Food Store

Description: Photograph of Elmo Jones Food Store on S. Cooper St. The store has a sign on top with its name and Coca-Cola advertisements. Two men in aprons and a woman are standing outside with a dog. Four racks of products are by the door. There are trees over the store.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Program, Texas State Singers Association, 1935

Description: Paper print of a Texas State Singers Association Program. There are ads for Farmers Cafe, M&M Cafe, J. E. Gaither insurance, Cooper Hotel and Cafe, Arlington Coffee Shop, Altman's clothing, H. E. Cannon Nursery and Floral Co., Johnston's Drug Store, Waffle House Cafe, First State Bank, Jim Ditto's Garage, Mrs. Bullock Cafe, Bird's Variety Store, Universal Motor Co., Catons Variety Store, Adkins Brokerage Co., Purvis Survis foods, Arthur T. Bridges Insurance, J. S. Adkins jeweler, Eugene Wright singing lessons, and The Stamps-Baxter Music Company.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Pep Rally, Mineral Well

Description: Photograph of a group of students at Center and Main St. in Arlington at a pep rally in the 1940s. They are standing in the street and on the mineral well on the right. Many are wearing rolled up jeans, and some have letter jackets. There is a drug store on the left.
Date: 194?
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Rice and Eliza Elliott Home

Description: Photograph of the Rice Joseph Alexander Elliott, Sr. and Eliza Maxwell Collins Elliott house at Highway 80 and Fielder Road in 1900. The house has two levels with a corner porch and balcony. There is a fenced field in front of it. Another building with the word "Diamond" painted on the roof is behind the hill in the background. More information about the house is on the back of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Boston Bakery, Arlington, Texas

Description: Photograph of the inside of Boston Bakery in 1915 Arlington. Three workers are standing by counters in the back. There are tables and chairs in the middle of the room. Display cases of baked goods are by the left and right walls. A fan hangs from the ceiling. There are decorative pictures on the walls.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Fielder House

Description: Photograph of the back entrance of the Fielder house. The house has two levels with a balcony. It is surrounded by trees.
Date: October 1978
Creator: West, Carolyn
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington

Description: Photograph of downtown Arlington in the 1970s. There are buildings, cars, streets, and power lines.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[General Motors] Ground Breaking

Description: Photograph of the groundbreaking of the GM plant in Arlington. James L. Conlon, Edwin C. Klotzburger, Tommy Vandergriff, Amon G. Carter, Sr., and John F. Gordon are standing outside in front of banners wearing suits. Three of the men are holding decorated shovels, and one is holding a microphone.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Arlington Gem and Mineral Show

Description: Photograph of the Arlington Gem and Mineral Show in the armory at Randol Mill. People are gathered around small tables that display gems in a large room. There are signs for A. G. Parser, Inc. and Eckert Mineral Research Inc.
Date: 196?
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

KGKO

Description: Photograph of the KGKO radio site on New York Ave. in the 1940s-1950s. The KGKO building has trees in front, steel towers behind it, and power lines around it.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington Ready for Demolition

Description: Photograph of part of downtown Arlington being prepared for a demolition in 1972. It was taken from across an intersection. Among the buildings sectioned off are a pharmacy, Hutton Pianos and Organs, and Walter's Auto Supply. There is a truck by the buildings, and a car is on the road.
Date: 1972
Creator: Hudspeth, Rural
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[General Motors] Plant Opening

Description: Photograph of the opening of the GM plant in Arlington. Inside the factory, managers E. C. Klotzenburger, R. J. Howlett, and another man inspect the 10,000th car produced there.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Lake Erie

Description: Slide of Lake Erie in Fort Worth. The lake has a bridge, decorations, and buildings by it. People are walking on the paths and sitting by the lake.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington

Description: Photograph of downtown Arlington in the 1970s. There are buildings, cars, streets, power lines, trees, and a water tower in the scene. A bank is under construction.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three women are dancing and three men are playing music. They are on a stage decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains.
Date: 1976
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Interurban Tracks

Description: Photograph of the Interurban Tracks in Arlington. The tracks are on Abram Street with cars, power lines, trees, and buildings on the left and right. The Presbyterian Church dome and a water tower are pictured.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Group Portrait of Young Women]

Description: Photograph of a group of women, likely the female graduates listed in the Arlington High School Commencement Program. They are standing outside a brick building wearing hats and light colored dresses, posed in two rows.
Date: 1924
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum