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Alta Beall Blanton as a Baby

Description: Studio photograph of Alta-Beall Blanton as a baby. She is wearing a long white dress and seated in a wicker chair. Printed on the bottom of the mat is, "Swartz, 705 Main St., Fort Worth, Tex."
Date: unknown
Creator: Swartz
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Alta Beall Blanton in a Carriage

Description: Photograph of Alta-Beall Blanton as a baby wearing a white dress and a bonnet and seated in a wicker carriage on a white pillow with ruffles. In the background is the side of a building with a window and a potted plant in front of it.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Private Collection of the Ellis and Blanton Families

Axle - Nut.

Description: Patent for a new and useful improvements in Axle-Nuts for wagons and carriages.
Date: November 23, 1897
Creator: Collins, Corties
Item Type: Patent
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[Horse and buggies line up along a fence]

Description: Photograph of a large group of horse drawn buggies in a snow covered field. Many of the carriages are lined up along the fence.
Date: 19uu
Creator: Clark, Joe
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

Houston Street Looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas c. 1907

Description: Photograph of Houston Street looking North in Ft. Worth, Texas. In the center of the street is a boy riding a bicycle between trolley tracks towards trolleys and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the street are tall buildings with signs such as, "Lyric Theatre", "A.J. Anderson Co Gun Store" and "Hotel Melba". Lining the street are telephone and electric poles. This photo is dated 1907 or later because the Flatiron building, constructed in 1907 can be seen on the left.
Date: 1907~
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. Inlaid in the brick road are trolley tracks and on the road are a few people and horse-drawn buggies. On either side of the road are large business buildings and sidewalks lined with railings. There is a sign on the left side of the road that reads, "Majestic Theatre, Moder Vaudeville, 2 Performances Daily." There are also many telephone and electric poles and wires.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene and Pool Hall in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of many horse-drawn buggies, including one with bales of hay stacked on it, and a tall tree in front of a two-story house. On the right side of the frame is a large building with "Havana Cigar" and "Pool Hall" painted on the side. Scattered throughout are telephone and electricity poles and wires and there are trolley tracks in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a dirt street with trolley tracks. The road is lined with businesses and electricity or telephone poles. In the street are several horse-drawn buggies.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street scene in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is full of horse-drawn buggies, a boy on a bicycle, and a trolley. Lining the street are electricity and telephone poles and tall commercial buildings. There is a sign on a building on the right side of the street that reads, "Ticket Office" and another that reads, "Hotel Worth".
Date: unknown
Creator: Smith Photo Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Street Scene in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of a street in Ft. Worth, Texas. The street is dirt and inlaid with trolley tracks. On either side of the street are two or three-story buildings with boardwalks and awnings. Lining the street are telephone and electric poles and wires and horse-drawn buggies. There are people, mostly men, on the street and boardwalk.
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

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

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

Main Street in Ft. Worth, Texas

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Ft. Worth, Texas. There are several very tall brick buildings lining the street, most of them with signs. The building on the right side of the frame has an entryway with pillars, a clock and a tall smokestack on the roof. A building on the left has an American flag on the roof. In the street are old cars, some horse-drawn buggies, and people. There are also people on the sidewalks and vending carts. Written on the photograph is, "Main Street City".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[B.P.O.E. (Elks) Members Marching in Parade]

Description: Photograph of Elks Members walking in a parade down a city street in Childress, Texas. Two men in a horse-drawn wagon are leading the line of members who are dressed in matching hats and suits. Spectators line the street and are watching the parade pass them by.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage 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