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Anna Mowery Collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0044
The Anna Mowery Collection consists of three boxes comprising 1 linear foot with inclusive dates of 1992 – 2008. The collection consists of materials collected by Anna Mowery from her office and of Fort Worth women’s political careers. Included in the collection are photographs, books, certificates, a congressional act and a scrapbook.

Dates

  • 1992-2008

Extent

1 Linear Feet (3 Boxes)

Biographical / Historical

Anna Mowery (1931 - ) became the first Tarrant County Republican Party chairwoman in 1975. In 1988 she ran for Texas House Representative and held that office until her retirement in 2007. Representative Mowery had an office in Fort Worth where she represented District 97 which includes southwest Tarrant County. Her political priorities included “public school finance, property rights, property tax reform.”

Source: Tinsley, Anna M. “2006 Primaries-State Representative District 97-Republicans.” Fort Worth Star-Telegram February 27, 2006, section G: page 6. NewsBank. Fort Worth Library, Fort Worth, TX. September 19, 2007. http://infoweb.newsbank.com/iw-search/we/InfoWeb?p_product=NewsBank
Title
Anna Mowery Collection
Status
completed
Author
Betty K. Shankle
Date
December 2008
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Fort Worth Public Library Archives Repository

Contact:
500 West 3rd Street
Fort Worth Texas 76102
817-392-7740