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Painting of Early Fort Worth by Miranda Leonard, 1873

Description: Painting of an aerial view of Fort Worth in 1873. The painting depicts a town square with an American-flag topped courthouse in the center. Surrounding the courthouse are several buildings, some with fences. Throughout the painting are people, buggies, covered wagons and trees. On the right side of the frame is a sloping hill.
Date: 1873
Creator: Miranda Leonard
Item Type: Artwork

Denner-Record and Capps Building in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Denner-Record building and the Capps building on Fifth and Throckmorton Streets in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is five stories tall and brick with a fire escape. It is surrounded by a sidewalk that is lined with bicycles and horse-drawn buggies. On the left side of the frame is a church tower and on the right is a sign that reads, "SUCCESS".
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

[Portrait of E. C. Pendry]

Description: Photograph of E.C. Pendry, wearing a dark suit and hat, posing behind a penny-farthing bicycle. He is standing in front of a studio backdrop of the countryside.
Date: 1890~/1899~
Creator: Swartz
Item Type: Photograph

6th Ward School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893

Description: Photograph of a large group of schoolchildren with their teacher in front of the 6th Ward School House in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1893. There are twenty-five boys, seventeen girls and one teacher. Some of the boys are seated or kneeling in the front row and the girls are taking up most of the middle row, standing. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with boots and the girls are wearing dresses with jackets. There is a very large wooden door and arched doorway behind the group.
Date: 1893
Creator: Bryant Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Employees of First National Bank of Fort Worth, Texas, 1893

Description: Studio photograph of ten employees of the First National Bank of Fort Worth. All of the men are wearing suits with vests, five are wearing watches with chains, four are wearing bow ties, four are wearing neckties, and one is wearing a corsage. Two of the men have beards and mustaches and four have mustaches. Four men are seated on chairs in the front row. They are on top of a rug and in front of a fake backdrop. In the back row from left to right is J.M. Tewmey, T.P. Martin Jr., Norman Enelson, J.W. Valliant, Taylor Cupp, and J.P. Smith Jr. In the front row from left to right is W.D. Peak, M.B. Loyd, E.B. Harrold and T.W. Slack.
Date: 1893
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Pioneers]

Description: Photograph of a group of men and women pioneers. L-R: Fay Turner-now Mrs. J.B. Chase of Boston, Ray Orgain-artist and designer in NY, Grace Elser-now Mrs. Hammett Hardy, May Tarlton and John Tarlton, with guitar, Bert Rose and Grace Hollingsworth behind, Gene Orgain, Lena Evans-now Mrs. Ed Callier of Dallas, Maurice Winfrey with parasol, Frances Tarlton-now Mrs. Lee Ellis.
Date: 1897~
Item Type: Photograph

Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897

Description: Photograph of schoolchildren and their teacher at the Marine School in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1897. There are nineteen boys, ten girls and one teacher. The boys are wearing knickers and jackets with large collars and the girls are wearing dresses, some with pinafores. The teacher is seated in the center on the first row and is wearing a blouse with puffy sleeves, a belt and a long skirt. Behind the group is a building with wooden shutters.
Date: 1897
Item Type: Photograph

The Lucas Gusher, 1901

Description: Photograph of the Lucas gusher in 1901. The Lucas gusher is a spindletop that is gushing oil out of the top of it. On the ground surrounding the spindletop are several workers, two holding a large hose.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

Polytechnic Public Schools Faculty, 1911-1912

Description: Studio photograph of fourteen faculty at the Polytechnic Public Schools Faculty in Ft. Worth, Texas. Seated in the front row are three men and three women, and standing in the back row are seven women and one man. The men are wearing suits with bow ties and neckties and one has a vest and mustache. The women are wearing long lace dresses, one is wearing a headband, one a brooch, two with necklaces and one is holding a purse. They are atop a rug and in front of a backdrop.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph

North Main Street, Ft. Worth, Texas, 1914

Description: Photograph of North Main Street in Ft. Worth looking at a large Courthouse. Inlaid in the brick street are trolley tracks, and lining the road are electricity and telephone poles and wires, bushes, and two smokestacks.
Date: 1914
Item Type: Photograph

[American Welding Company]

Description: Photograph of the American Welding Company in 1918. Pictured is their leased large metal building and shed. A man with a wheelbarrow stands to the left of the shed. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[American Welding Company]

Description: Photograph of the American Welding Company plant site in 1918. A large metal shed houses approximately 10 vehicles in this photo. Homes are on the hillside in the distance. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph

[Swift and Company - Smokestacks]

Description: Photograph of the smokestacks at Swift and Company in Fort Worth, Texas. Southwest Mechanical Company built them in 1918. They are 3/8 in thick and 257 feet tall. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: 1918
Creator: Hinsdale & Bryant
Item Type: Photograph

Anderson Home

Description: Men in suits sitting at the front entrance of the Anderson Home in Ft. Worth, Texas. The home is not under construction but it appears that work is being done in the garden. This house later became the Gause-Ware Funeral Home.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Armour and Company]

Description: Photograph of the Armour and Company building. The three-story brick warehouse has windows with arches at the top. A boxcar is pulled up behind the building. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

B.B. Paddock and Others

Description: Studio photograph of thirteen men, including B.B. Paddock seated in the center row, second from left. All of the men are wearing suits and vests. Five of the men are holding hats, including bowlers. Five are wearing watch chains, eight are wearing bow ties, four are wearing neckties, and two have glasses. Ten of the men have mustaches including one with a goatee. The men are on two rugs and there are two windows in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[B.B. Paddock in Group Portrait]

Description: Photograph of B.B. Paddock, standing left, in a group portrait. The men are in uniform and holding hats and straigh-blade swords. The style of backdrop, hat, sash, and the ornate swords suggest this is a fraternal photo, circa 1880, possibly Knights of Pythias.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Ball House]

Description: Photograph of the Ball Home. There are workers sitting on the front porch of the house and a man standing on the front steps. The house is two stories tall, with a balcony on the front side of the second floor and the attic floor, and has 2 story Roman style columns.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Bomar Garage]

Description: Photograph of a garage under construction in the Rivercrest area of Fort Worth, Texas. It is a small wooden building with a large doorway and a stone chimney. This photo is part of the Southwestern Mechanical Company Photograph Album.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hinsdale and Bryant
Item Type: Photograph