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[3 People in Front of Cigarette Machine]

Description: Photograph of two women and a man in front of a cigarette machine in a Fort Worth night club. One of the women is seated on a stool and the other woman and man are standing. "Adult Lounge" is written on the back of the photo.
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society

[6 Wiley College Quarterbacks]

Description: Photograph of six football players, three standing and three kneeling. A label attached to the photograph reads, "WILEY QUARTERBACKS. This sextet of Wiley Wildcat signal callers make certain there'll be no shortage during the tough SWAC campaign. Top rows: (l to [...] [...]ell Moore, Fred Dotson, Joe Dan Davis. Kneeling [...]ville, Early Holmes, Billy Henry."
Date: unknown
Partner: Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society

["$50 Reward" card]

Description: An illustrated card describing a $50 reward for a lost boy carrying "3 railway tunnels, an auger hole, and a monkey wrench" in a balloon. The illustration depicts the boy hanging from an umbrella, kicking off "the court house steeple."
Date: [1900..1925]
Partner: Private Collection of the CC Cox Family

[1940 Personnel of the Beaumont Fire Department]

Description: Photograph of the personnel of the Beaumont Fire Department in 1940. The individual portraits of the firefighters are arranged in seven rows with the department and year, "Beaumont Fire Dep't. 1940," at the center. There are five larger portraits of the officers are arranged around the department name. The firefighters are identified on the attached sheet, listed by row from left to right.
Date: 1940
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[1940s Firefighters]

Description: Photograph of several firefighters during the 1940s. The fourteen men are standing in front of a brick building and are wearing dress uniforms or suits and hats. Several men are identified on the back of the photo, "1. Johnny O'Brien Fort Worth; 2. Chief Stephen Douglas O'Conor; 3; 4; 5. Fergurson Fort Worth; 6. John Douglas Southwell Beaumont; Back Row 1; 2. Ruie E. Akin Beaumont Texas; 3; 4. Rod Samble Chief Dallas Tex; 5; 6; 7. John Newton Richardson Beaumont Texas."
Date: 194X
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[1949 Beaumont Fire Department Personnel]

Description: Photograph of the personnel of the Beaumont Fire Department in 1949. The men are posed in three rows and are generally wearing dress uniforms. There are a few men wearing lighter colored suits seated in the front row. "Drew" is handwritten in the bottom right corner of the image.
Date: 1949
Partner: Fire Museum of Texas

[1957 La Fiesta of Art Program and Catalog]

Description: Catalog of featured artists from the La Fiesta of Art exhibition at the Highland Park Shopping Village in Dallas, Texas. Included are a program for La Fiesta, listings for Dallas area artists and shops, and sponsored advertisements.
Date: 1957
Creator: Artists and Craftsmen Associated
Partner: Center for the Advancement and Study of Early Texas Art

[1964 Spelling Bee Winner]

Description: Photograph of a boy holding a trophy and standing next to a sign depicting a bee wearing a graduation cap and reading "1964 Spelling Bee." "Dunbar School" is written on the back of the photo.
Date: 1964
Location Info:
Partner: Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society
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