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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

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
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
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
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

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

[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

[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

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

[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

Handley Park

Description: Slide of people gathered at Handley Park in Fort Worth. They are sitting on the grass and walking in the park. The park has a pond, plants, decorative banners, and buildings.
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

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Four men are dancing and three 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

[Hawaii Kai Show at Seven Seas]

Description: Slide of the Hawaii Kai show at Seven Seas ocean theme park. Three men are performing with wooden poles, two are dancing, and three are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
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. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool. One of the women is on a dock platform on the left.
Date: 1976
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. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
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. Five men and three women are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
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. Five women in colorful grass skirts are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
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 six men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
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. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
Date: 1976
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. Five women in colorful grass skirts are dancing, and three men are playing music. The stage is decorated with plants, a thatched building, and mountains. It is surrounded by a pool.
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

Johnson Station Cemetery Entrance

Description: Slide of the Johnson Station Cemetery entrance. The gate has lettering with the name of the cemetery. There is a gravel road in front of the site. A chain link fence surrounds it. Behind the fence are trees, grass, and headstones.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum

Kelly Roper Sawyer Food Store

Description: Photograph of the Kelly, Roper, and Sawyer Food Store at W. Abram St. and Pecan St. in Arlington. The store has lettering with its name on the front and side. There is a Coca-Cola ad in the window on the right. There are several cars parked around it. The building is viewed from across a street, and there is another store on the left.
Date: unknown
Partner: Arlington Historical Society’s Fielder House Museum