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[Map of plat of land along Rush Creek adjacent to Johnson Survey in Tarrant County - Sheet no. 1]

Description: Map shows plat of land flanking Rush Creek in southeast Tarrant County, owner's names [Phillips, Parsons, Mitchell, Hodge, B.I. Ham, Clayton, Johnson, Guage], and existing boundaries and structures. Sheet no. 2 shows legend and text noting acreage, owners, and requested subdivision boundary changes. Cadastral map. Scale not given.
Date: [1841..1861]
Creator: Tarrant County Land Commissioner
Item Type: Map

Capt. B. B. Paddock map.

Description: Map shows railroad lines converging on Fort Worth, Texas. Area depicted includes Gainesville, Denison, Sherman, Dallas, Corsicana, Cleburne, Granbury, and Decatur. Railroads included are the Fort Worth and Denver City; Fort Worth and Gulf; Red River and Rio Grande; Texas and Pacific; Fort Worth, Corsicana and Beaumont; and Fort Worth, Granbury and Southwestern. Scale not indicated.
Date: 1873~
Creator: Paddock, B. B. (Buckley B.), 1844-1922
Item Type: Map

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

[Map of] Arlington [Texas]

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Arlington, Texas street names, block numbers, lot numbers, and some dimensions. Scale not given.
Date: 1878
Creator: Texas & Pacific Railway
Item Type: Map

Tarrant County Courthouse and Public Square in 1879

Description: Photograph of the Tarrant County Courthouse and public square. The courthouse is in the center of the photograph and surrounding the building are many men in jackets and cowboy hats with wagons pulled by horses. In the foreground is a wagon topped with haystacks and men standing on top of it. In the background are several buildings and a stack of lumber. A piece of paper at the bottom of the photograph reads, "The Public Square and Court House in 1879. To the East can be seen the Old Masonic Hall with belfry and opposite (south) the old jail."
Date: 1879
Item Type: Photograph

Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Co., 1881

Description: Photograph of the Southwestern Telegraph & Telephone Co., 1881. The building is three stories tall with stairs on the side and a covered sidewalk with a banner. The building is surrounded by a dirt road and many large telephone poles and wires. Written at the top of the frame is, "Fox Newspaper" and at the bottom is, "Office and East 2nd Sts, Fort Worth."
Date: 1881
Item Type: Photograph

Gray's new map of Fort Worth Texas.

Description: Map shows late nineteenth century Fort Worth, Texas railroads, street names, structures, businesses, and property ownership. Includes population statistic for 1885 and assessed valuation. Inset: "Reduced plan of entire city." Scales [1:9,600] and [1:4,800].
Date: 1885
Item Type: Map

Tarrant County.

Description: Map shows land patents, block and tract numbers, landowners, towns, and railroads; portions of adjacent counties where property boundaries extend beyond county limits. Scale not given.
Date: 1885
Creator: [Texas]. General Land Office.
Item Type: Map

Fort Worth, Tex., "The Queen of the Prairies," county seat of Tarrant County.

Description: Map shows street names, buildings, railroads, churches, and businesses; course of the Clear Fork of the Trinity River. Includes number key to businesses and churches; illustrations and railway map. Insets: "The Martin Brown Co.," "Henry & Peak." "Max Elser," "B. C. Evans Co.," "W.A. Huffman Implement Co.." "City National Bank," "Casey & Swasey," "W.F. Lake," "North End and Driving Park," "Fort Worth Opera House," "Joseph H. Brown, Wholesale Grocer," "Texas Wesleyan College," "Fort Worth's railway facilities," and "Main Street from Fourth to Square." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1886
Creator: Wellge, H. (Henry)
Item Type: Map

Commerce Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1888

Description: Aerial photograph of Ft. Worth at Commerce Street in 1888. In the center is a large strip of buildings, homes and businesses, surrounded with dirt roads and more homes across those streets. A store on the right corner of the black has a sign that reads, "Black Smith Shop". In the foreground are dirt trakcs, a telephone pole, and a few horse-drawn wagons.
Date: 1888
Item Type: Photograph

Tarrant County, State of Texas

Description: Map shows land patents, landowners, property boundaries, railroads, and towns for Tarrant County and portions of adjacent counties where property lines extend beyond county limits. Reliefs shown by hachures. Scale [1:66,667].
Date: 1888
Creator: Texas General Land Office
Item Type: Map

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

Perspective map of Fort Worth, Tex.

Description: Map shows the city of Fort Worth, Texas south and east of the Clear Fork of the Trinity River; railroads, street names, and buildings. Inset: "New England Savings Bank & Trust Co.'s Bldg. [Hurley Office Building]." Relief shown pictorially. Scale not given.
Date: 1891
Creator: Wellge, H. (Henry)
Item Type: Map

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

Mrs. T.C. Bunch, Mayfest, Ft. Worth, Texas in 1895

Description: Photograph of Mrs. T.C. Bunch standing in front of a white horse attached to a decorated carriage. She is wearing white dresses with puffy sleeves, a sash, holding a fan and has a bow in her hair. She is looking at an elderly man who is holding the reins of the horse in one hand and a cowboy hat in the other. Behind the horse and buggy are stairs leading to an open room with streamers in the windows. Across the top of the door are the words, "Mayfest '95".
Date: 1895
Item Type: Photograph

Sam Street's map of Tarrant County Texas.

Description: Map shows landowners, rental properties, tract boundaries, wagon roads, railroads, Fort Worth city limits, towns, structures, institutions, and precinct numbers. Includes legend, list of county officers, and table of precincts. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1895
Creator: Street, Samuel M.
Item Type: Map

Sam Street's map of Tarrant County Texas.

Description: Map shows landowners, rental properties, tract boundaries, wagon roads, railroads, Fort Worth city limits, towns, structures, institutions, and precinct numbers. Includes legend, list of county officers, and table of precincts. Relief shown by hachures. Scale not given.
Date: 1895
Creator: Street, Samuel M.
Item Type: Map

[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