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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

Headquarters if the Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of the headquarters at the old Bar CC Ranch in 1886. There are four buildings in this picture, one is a log cabin. The headquarters was located in Ochiltree County at the top of the Texas panhandle.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph

OX Ranch

Description: Group of cowboys at dinner time on the OX Ranch. This photo was taken in 1886 upon the spot where Childress, Texas stands today. The OX Ranch covered parts of Childress, Hardeman and Cottle Counties. The ranch headquarters was about 10 miles southeast. -
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph

Roundup at Bar CC Ranch

Description: Photograph of a roundup on Bar CC Rance in 1886, near the old ranch headquarters on Wolf Creek. Jas McKenzie the ranch manager, is in the center on the bobtailed horse and Ed Brainard, the range boss, is the furthest man on the right.
Date: 1886
Item Type: Photograph

Cowboys Having Dinner in Coke County, Texas

Description: Photograph of cowboys having dinner on a ranch in Coke County. The lid for a skillet in the foreground was used for baking bread. On the lid of the chuck box, lowered to serve as a cook table, can be seen an old time coffee grinder and leg of roasted beef. An oil lantern hangs on the bow above the chuck box and the harness is hanging over the front wheel. The men are, L-R: Henry Russell, unknown, Jack Montath, Ned Richards, Jake Stubblefield, and John Dodd.
Date: 1889
Item Type: Photograph

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

Section Foremen of the T&P Railway

Description: Photograph from 1890 of the section foremen on the Texas and Pacific Railway that ran between Sherman and Fort Worth. Standing L-R: William Ballew who had the Pilot Point section, T. Flynn who had the Collinsville north section, Joe Boston who had the Denton section. Seated L-R: B. Price who had the Tioga section, J. Wiggs who had the Collinsville south section, and John McLamore who had the Aubrey section.
Date: 1890
Item Type: Photograph

Unidentified Outfit in the Pecos River Area

Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys having dinner on the range in the Pecos River Valley. The men have plates in their laps as they sit near the chuck wagon. Two of the men are John B. Thaxton and Hugh Barber.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph

[Group of Men]

Description: Photograph of a group of men all wearing tuxedos for the Walter Want and Maude Watkins wedding on July 2, 1892. Front row L-R: Horace Luckett (Portland, Oregon), Al Jordon, Harry Robertson. Back row L-R: Sam Turis, Dr. Ike Mayfield (best dentist), Jim Reed.
Date: July 2, 1892
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

Oxen sold by G.R. Mace

Description: Photograph of some oxen sold by G.R. Mace in 1896 to Albert Pair of Harben in exchange for Pair's breaking 25 acres of new ground on Mace's farm near Stephenville. Four of the steers were natives, the rest part Durhams.
Date: 1896
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

Round-up at Bar O-T-O Ranch

Description: Photograph of a big round-up held on the Bar O-T-O Ranch in Dawson County in 1898. The ranch consisted of about 200,000 acres and extended to within six miles of present day Lamesa. About 12,000 cattle were in the herd when this picture was taken. In the picture L-R: Gip Akins, Charlie Nivvins of El Paso, Eldridge Ingle of Ensby, Alabama, Paul Dalmont of Lamesa, V.P. Baker of Lamesa, Eulis Dalmont of Lamesa, Harry Morgan of Lamesa (12 mi. north), Bill Oden and other unnamed cowpunchers.
Date: 1898
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph of West Texas Picnic]

Description: Photograph of three women and a man eating in a field with four horses. Written on the back of the photo, "A pioneer West Texas picnic party, Misses Mary, Annie and Lelia Smith, and George Mayes eating watermelon which washed down the Blanco Canyon during a flood in 1899."
Date: 1899
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

Matador Ranch Headquarters

Description: Photograph of the Matador Ranch Headquarters in 1901. The man on the platform who is fishing is Johnnie McBain, the ranch bookkeeper at that time. Standing next to McBain is Mrs. B.F. Harper and the other girl is Esther Cammack.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph

Oil Field in Beaumont, Texas, 1901

Description: Photograph of very many derricks in an oil field. In the foreground are wooden shacks, stacks of wooden boards, smokestacks with smoke plumes rising out of them. In the bottom right-hand corner is the name, "Trost".
Date: 1901
Creator: Trost Studio
Item Type: Photograph