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Arlington Texas Lodging Guide and Map

Description: Brochure for Arlington lodging and map. The brochure is folded into 8 pages, 9 in. x 4 in. Mentioned in the brochure are Six Flags Over Texas, Wet n' Wild, the Texas Rangers stadium, Fort Worth Stockyards, Southfork Ranch, Wax Museum of the Southwest, an International Wildlife Park, and various hotels, motels, and inns. The front side of the brochure has pictures of some of the attractions and typed information. On the other side is a list of accommodations and a corresponding map.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Carlisle Military School

Description: Hand colored photograph of Carlisle Military School in Arlington. There are several buildings in fenced fields. Smaller buildings on the left are red, and there is one large white one on the right
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Dixie Tourist Camp

Description: Cardboard photograph of the entrance of Dixie Tourist Camp. There are signs at the entrance and small buildings among trees inside. There is more information about the camp on the back of the item.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Dolphin at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of a dolphin performing at Seven Seas ocean life park. It is in a pool in front of people on a stage jumping to a pole held high in the air.
Date: 1974
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Dolphins Performing at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of three dolphins performing at Seven Seas ocean theme park. They are jumping in unison at the command of a worker. He is on a platform with diving boards and ladders.
Date: 1976
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Down Historic Trails of Fort Worth and Tarrant County

Description: Book of historic people, places, and things in Fort Worth and Tarrant County, Texas. It includes photographs of the subjects and some line illustrations in the text.
Date: 1949
Creator: Arlington Heights Junior Historians
Item Type: Book
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington

Description: Postcard of a street in downtown Arlington in 1909. People are gathered in front of stores by the street. Some are in cars, including a Studebaker. J. H. Douglass Grocery store and Coulter and Sons Drug Store are pictured. The postcard is primarily black and white, but has some items spot colored red.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Downtown Arlington

Description: Photograph of downtown Abilene in the 1970s featuring the First Baptist Church. There are other buildings, cars, and streets.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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, and a water tower.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Eastern Star Home Construction

Description: Photograph of the construction of Eastern Star Homes in 1920 in E. Division St. Men are using horse-drawn equipment and a tractor at the site. Other buildings stand on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Electric Light Ice Plant and Waterworks

Description: Postcard of the power plant, water works, and ice plant in Arlington around 1900. There are buildings and power lines along the street. A water tower stands in the middle. There are two horses pulling a wagon and another standing in the street.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

[Elizabeth Greenon Horseback at Fat Stock Show]

Description: Photograph of Elizabeth Green wearing a cowboy hat, neck tie, shirt and jeans. She is sitting atop a tacked horse. They are in front of a large group of people, horses, and vehicles gathered among two buildings with semicircular shapes. The building on the left has the word "Cattle" over its doorway, and the building on the right has the words "Cattle Judging."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Matthews Family and Lambshead Ranch

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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Entrance to Lake Erie

Description: Slide of Lake Erie in Fort Worth. There is an arbor over the entrance with plants along the path. A bridge leads over part of the lake to a park. A large pavilion is at the lake's edge on the left.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

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
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum