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Green Avenue Parade with Japanese Costumes

Description: Photograph of the Green Avenue Parade in Orange, Texas. There is a man on the left side of the frame in a black uniform, a cart full of flowers in front of him and a long line of men and women in Japanese costumes with some holding umbrellas are walking away down the street. On the right side of the frame are two women in long dresses with hats and a few little boys wearing knickers and caps. Behind the parade are several aspen trees, a house with a porch and telephone poles.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Mr. and Mrs. Dick Nail

Description: Staged photograph of Mr and Mrs. Dick Nail. The couple sits in a wooden buggy that is hitched to a dark bull. He wears a dark suit and hat and she wears a dark dress with a fur vest, gloves, and hat. A sign hangs from the buggy that reads, "Arkansaw Traveler." The buggy and bull are on top of a wooden walkway. Behind them is a log cabin with a sign above the door that reads, "Our Summer Home".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Front Street Looking East

Description: Photograph of a town street with horse-drawn carriages, old cars, and people. On the right side of the picture is a telephone pole and building with a sign that reads, "Acme BAR". On the left side of the photograph are people walking on a sidewalk, several two-story buildings, and street lamps.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Plowed Land, Tractors and Cars

Description: Photograph of a group of men in hats standing on or around old cars, tractors, and buggies. In the foreground is a plowed field. Written on the bottom is, "About 1918".
Date: 1918
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

S.P. Depot in Orange, Texas

Description: Photograph of the S.P. train depot in Orange, Texas. On the left side of the frame is a pole and a horse-less buggy on a patch of grass. In front of the depot is another buggy and a man facing it. He is wearing a suit and a hat. In the background are trees and buildings. There is a sign on the depot that reads, "ORANGE".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.
Date: November 1894
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Verna Owens' and Annie Jefferies' Parade Entry]

Description: Photograph of Verna Owens and Annie Jefferies during a parade in Childress, Texas. The women are riding in a buggy being pulled by two horses and one of them is holding a parasol. Spectators line the street as the two women pass them by.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

City Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of City Hall in Ft. Worth. the building has many stories, a clock tower and tall steps towards the entrance. It is surrounded by trees, benches, railings and a sidewalk. Horses with buggies line the road beside the building. In the lower right-hand corner are planted flowers. The photograph is attached to a paper sun.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Reunion of the Veterans of the Battle of San Jacinto]

Description: Photograph of several men gathered for the veteran reunion of the Battle of San Jacinto of 1836. Behind the men are several buildings and horse drawn carriages. This photo was taken at the Texas Veterans Association annual convention in Belton in 1883.
Date: 1883
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Plainview & Lubbock Stage]

Description: Photograph of the Plainview & Lubbock stagecoach being pulled by mules. There are four passengers seated inside the stagecoach. Handwritten on the back of the photograph is, "The stage coach as pictured was taken in Lubbock in 1907, just 30 years ago last Agust. The picture was taken on Sunday, when the mail did not run. Mr W.M. Crawford, driver was owner of the stage. The time to make the trip from Lubbock to Plainview a distance of approximately 45 miles, was a whole day. The schedule of the mail left Lubbock at sun-up arriving in Plainview after dark. The mules were changed at a point half-way and fresh livery carried the mail the remainder of the trip. The next day the journey was southward toward Lubbock, every two days a coach made the trip north to Plainview. About 2 years after the picture was made, another coach was added and daily service was given."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Lone Star School]

Description: Photograph of several men, women, and children standing in front of the Lone Star School. There are two horse drawn carriages visible in the photograph. Typed on the back of the photograph is, "The Lone Star school, located midway between the towns of Claude and Panhandle, is reputed to have been the first established on the 'high plains' of Texas. This picture was made in 1894. Miss Cappie Potts was teacher. (Star-Telegram Feature story on this school published Sunday, April 5, 1936)."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene of Spur, Texas]

Description: Photograph of several people and horse drawn carriages in the middle of a street, under a "Welcome" banner. There are several stores and businesses visible in the background. Printed on the lower part of the photograph is, "Spur, Tex, The Magic City".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Street Scene of Ranger, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ranger, Texas. There are several horse drawn carriages and people crowded in the middle of a busy street. There are local stores and businesses visible in the background. Printed on the bottom of the photograph is, "End of the Rainbow", "Fields of Liquid Gold", and "Ranger, Texas".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Fire Department Parade]

Description: Photograph of a parade for the fire department of Stamford, Texas. Men, women, and horse drawn carriages line a street that consists of local stores and businesses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Delaware Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of the Delaware Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is four stories tall and there is a storefront that reads, "Winter Daniel Co." There are three horse-drawn carriages and two men in hats surrounding the building along with telephone poles and wires.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Metropolitan Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of the Metropolitan Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is brick and three-stories tall . On the front side of the building is a small balcony. On the side of the building is a sign that reads, "Metropolitan Hotel". The building is surrounded by a sidewalk and brick street with a few horse-drawn carriages. On the corner of the sidewalk is a street lamp.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Main Street Looking North, Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of Main Street looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas. On the left side of the street is the Ft. Worth National Building which is many stories tall and has other business signs in the upper windows, such as, "Dr. J.T. Edwards DENTIST". There are several buildings next to the bank leading north towards the Courthouse. On the right side of the street are more businesses, and on the right side of the frame is a street light and two signs, one that says, "DRUGS" and "$15". The street is lined with trolley tracks, horse-drawn buggies, old cars and people, mostly men dressed in black with hats.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Blacksmith Shop

Description: Photograph of a blacksmith shop with two men standing in the doorway. One man wears overalls and a hat, the other man wears denim pants, a shirt and a hat and has his hands on his hips. In front of the shop on either side are two buggies and one plow. In the background are three buildings and in the foreground is a dirt road.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

The Lipscomb Hotel

Description: Photograph of the Lipscomb Hotel. The building is two-stories tall and has a front porch. Two men sit in chairs on the porch and one stands. All three are wearing hats. Above the porch is a sign that reads, "Lipscomb Hotel". On the right side of the frame is a horse and buggy facing the hotel. Behind the buggy is a fenced area with trees.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

Houston Street on Market Day in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1877

Description: Photograph of Houston Street on Market Day in Ft. Worth, Texas. The frame is full of covered-wagons, horses, parcels and piles of goods, and many men and boys, most in dark jackets and cowboy hats. In the background are many business with signs.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

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
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

First Garza County Court

Description: Photograph of the first Garza County Court. There are several men seated and standing in front of a canvas tent. All of the men are wearing hats and some are wearing neckties and some vests. In the front row, left to right are: S.C. Wilkes, L.F. Barrow, Walter Roy, and a Mr. Davis. In the back row, left to right: W.E. Alexander, Hal Murrey, Bud Boren, B.F. Wilkes and Oscar Kelly. In the middle of the frame is an old automobile with people in it. On the left side of the frame is a covered wagon and in the foreground is a saddle.
Date: July 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The building is several stories tall with arched windows a balcony full of people. It is surrounded by a sidewalk and brick road that is full of horse-drawn carriages and groups of men, women and children. The men are wearing hats and the women are wearing dresses. Painted near the roof of the building is, "Hotel". Typed at the bottom of the photograph is, "Hotel Worth - Fort Worth, Texas."
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library