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A. P. Barrett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-0103
Scope and Description The A. P. Barrett Papers document his aviation and business interests in Fort Worth. The materials cover the period 1928-1982, and include news articles, programs, stationery, brochures, periodicals, photographs, and one album. The extent of the collection is 2 boxes. The collection has been arranged in five series.
Dates: 1928 - 1982

Abstracts of Title

 Collection
Identifier: C-0018
Scope and Contents The majority of the abstracts of title in this collection relate to Tarrant County, although a few abstracts are from different counties in Texas and Oklahoma. The collection is arranged by state, county, city, and addition. The extent of the collection is 22 boxes (11 linear feet).
Dates: unknown

Al Brancato Papers

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Identifier: P-0077
Scope and Contents Note The Al Brancato Papers consist of photographs, correspondence, memorabilia, and newspaper clippings.The first two folders contain photographs of Mr. Brancato during his time as a member of the Fort Worth Cats, both still and action photographs. In addition, there are several team shots of the Fort Worth Cats.The third folder contains correspondence between Mr. Brancato and management, fellow team mates, and fans.The fourth folder contains memorabilia including...
Dates: 1947 - 1970

Albert A. Sanguinett Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-0055
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to Albert A. Sanguinett and his wife, Lillian Dickinson Kile Gardner Sanguinett.
Dates: 1915 - 1958

American Bicentennial Collection

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Identifier: C-0069
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two binders divided into folders concerning the celebration of the American Bicentennial in Fort Worth. The folders are arranged in the same order as they were in the binders. Two folders consist of copies of the Bicentennial Review and the program for the city of Fort Worth celebration of the American Bicentennial. The last four folders consist of materials pulled from the Fort Worth 150 Committee, which was organized to celebrate Fort Worth's 150th anniversary. The...
Dates: 1973 - 1976

Association for Procuring Employment for Rebel Deserters Who Have Taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States Record

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Identifier: R-0027
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a single item: an account book for the Association for Procuring Employment for Rebel Deserters who have taken the Oath of Allegiance to the United States. Contributions by members are listed on 2 pages. The book also contains a circular, which notes the surrender of Robert E. Lee's army has removed the need for the association. The funds collected were instead given to the Union Volunteer Refreshment Saloon in Philadelphia. The circular is pasted into the book and...
Dates: 1865

Ballet Programs

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Identifier: C-0071
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous ballet programs from the Fort Worth Ballet, touring ballet companies, and other local companies. The collection is divided into two series. The first series contains programs from the Fort Worth Ballet (later the Fort Worth-Dallas Ballet, and subsequently Texas Ballet Theatre). The second series contains programs from touring companies and other local companies.
Dates: 1935 - 1997

Casa Mañana Playhouse Scrapbooks

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Identifier: C-0020
Scope and Description The collection consists of thirty scrapbooks dated from 1957 to 1997 which include newspaper clippings, programs, brochures, photographs and other information pertaining to the performances and to the activities of the playhouse.
Dates: 1957 - 1997

County Highway Maps

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Identifier: C-0028
Scope and Contents This collection consists of county highway maps for Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. The maps vary in scale. The collection is arranged in alphabetical order by state and then by county. The miscellaneous maps for Arkansas and Louisiana consist of statewide highway maps.
Dates: 1936

Dance Cards

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Identifier: C-0089
Scope and Contents The cards in this collection span the period from 1881 to 1892. Of special note a dance card from the Texas Spring Palace Ball. The miscellaneous folder includes dance cards without dates or organizational information and few items other than dance cards. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Dates: 1881 - 1892

Fort Worth and Texas Boys in the Service Scrapbook

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Identifier: C-0105
Scope and Contents This is a scrapbook of newspaper articles relating to personnel serving in the armed forces during World War II from Fort Worth and Texas.
Dates: 1941 - 1945

Fort Worth and Texas Dinner Programs

 Collection
Identifier: C-0005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of programs and some related materials of dinners and banquets of local organizations, organizations holding meetings in Fort Worth, and a few organizations holding meetings elsewhere in Texas. The photographs of people and places in the programs are indexed in the photograph index. The materials in the collection date from 1929-1962. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Dates: 1929 - 1962

Fort Worth Churches

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Identifier: C-0114
Scope and Contents This collection consists of miscellaneous materials relating to various churches in Tarrant County. The library has major collections for the First Methodist Church and St. Paul Lutheran Church. It has smaller collections for All-Saints Episcopal Church, Magnolia Christian Church. St. John’s Evangelical and Reformed Church and the Katie Casstevens Papers have information on the Cumberland Presbyterian Church of Mansfield. The documents in this collection were donated by various individuals over...
Dates: 1854 - 2009

Fort Worth Home Economic Committee

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Identifier: C-0024
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one scrapbook of clippings relating to a 1915-1916 local committee promoting home economics. The material in the scrapbook dates from 1915-1916. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Dates: 1915 - 1916

Fort Worth Public Library Art Department Subject Files

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Identifier: C-0042
Scope and Contents Note The Fort Worth Public Library Art Department Subject files include clippings, articles, postcards, and photographs depicting Fort Worth. Subjects include churches, homes, industry and trade, lakes, landmarks, parks, public buildings, schools, skyline, theatres, universities and colleges, views, and portraits. The majority of the materials are not dated, but the items appear to be from the 1930s-1950s. The collection measures .8 linear feet (2 boxes).
Dates: 1930 - 1959

Fort Worth Schools Student Directories

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Identifier: C-0012
Scope and Contents This collection consists of student directories from Fort Worth area schools including public and private. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet).
Dates: 1949 - 1994

Frontier Fiesta Scrapbook

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Identifier: C-0094
Scope and Contents This collection consists of one scrapbook of newspaper clippings of the Frontier Fiesta of 1937. The extent of the collection is 1 box (.5 linear feet)
Dates: 1937

Greenwall Opera House Programs

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Identifier: C-0023
Scope and Contents This collection consists of programs from the Greenwall Opera House. The extent of the collection is 2 boxes (1 linear foot).
Dates: 1887 - 1905

Guam Album

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Identifier: C-0073
Scope and Content This is a photo album of unknown origin. It consists primarily of photographs taken on Guam probably in 1945.
Dates: 1945

Historic Newspapers Collection

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Identifier: C-0083
Scope and Contents The collection is arranged in three series, National and International Papers, Texas Newspapers, and Oversize. The first series, National and International Newsp apers (1825 – 1960), contains single issues of several...
Dates: 1825 - 1901

Jazz Preservation Project

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Identifier: J-0001
Scope and Contents The Jazz Preservation Project Collection consists of music recordings, interviews, posters, exhibit materials, clippings, photographs, programs, marketing materials, notes, correspondence, invitations, newsletters, reports, publications, membership records, subject files, and planning records documenting jazz in Fort Worth. Much of the collection consists of photocopies and scanned and printed copies of original materials that are not in the collection. The materials date from 1933-2012 and...
Dates: 1933 - 2012

Jeannie Yarbrough Papers

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Identifier: W-0069
Scope and Contents The Yarbrough Collection consists of Jeannie Yarbrough’s collected memorabilia including cards and letters (including many to extended family), photographs, pins, patches, leases and property tax receipts, certificates and documents relating to the life of James Thomas Archer III, news clippings, a hospital identification bracelet, and an audio tape of J. Edgar Hoover.Series I, Photographs, 1932-1981, contains numerous photographs in black and white and color, ranging in size from...
Dates: 1932 - 2000

McCall Family Photographs

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Identifier: C-0002
Scope and Contents This collection consists of two photographs, arranged chronologically and stored in one flat archival box.
Dates: 1904 - 1935

Miscellaneous Manuscripts: Fort Worth and Tarrant County Collection

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Identifier: C-0001
Abstract This collection contains individual manuscripts including letters, scrapbooks, pamphlets, invitations, manuscripts, and other documents pertaining to Fort Worth, Tarrant County, and Texas history.
Dates: 1893 - 1907

Music Programs

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Identifier: C-0087
Scope and Contents Note The Music Programs Collection consists of programs from concerts and musical theater in the Fort Worth Area. Also included are a limited number of newspaper clippings related to individual events. Some of the programs contain autographs of the primary performing artist. Items are arranged by venue or sponsoring entity, in alphabetical order. The materials date from 1888-2005 and measure 2.09 linear feet (5 boxes).
Dates: 1888 - 2005