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John Willacy Residence

Description: Cropped copy-photograph of a house in Portland, TX. According to accompanying information, the house belonged to John Willacy, founder of Portland, TX. The house is a single-story building with a covered porch. Another house is shown to the right of the Willacy house. A large plant is shown in the front yard. The house overlooks a bay at the rear.
Date: unknown
Partner: Bell/Whittington Public Library

[News Script: Willis loses again]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the former Fort Worth City Councilman filed suit against the city when it declared his seat vacant.
Date: April 24, 1964
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Council]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the Fort Worth city council allowing members of DeMolay International, a youth civic involvement club, to run the government for a day.
Date: November 29, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Group protests new ordinance]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about a group of Fort Worth scrap dealers protesting a new city ordinance requiring all individuals selling secondhand merchandise to be fingerprinted, in an effort to reduce the trafficking of stolen goods.
Date: June 5, 1957
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Edwards selected]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the swearing-in ceremonies for new members of the Fort Worth City Council, including new mayor J.R. Edwards.
Date: April 6, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Pleasant Grove school election]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about the suburban community of Pleasant Grove, southeast of Dallas, voting to join the Dallas Independent School District.
Date: August 15, 1954
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[News Script: Truman trouble]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a news story about some citizens of Truman, a small town near Dallas, reconsidering their choice to rename the community for President Harry S. Truman after his decision to relieve popular General Douglas MacArthur from duty.
Date: April 20, 1951
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections