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Amon Carter Fort Worth Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: C-0070
Scope and Contents Note The photographs and negatives date from 1873-1940. The collection also contains notes on the photographs compiled in 1996. Original order of the photographs has been maintained. The photographs were arranged in numeric order for item numbers assigned by the museum, and alpha-numeric order for identifiers assigned previously by the Fort Worth Library. Portions of Series I, Box 4 and Series II, Box 4 do not have assigned identifiers and are referred to by subject only. The photographs are of...
Dates: 1873 - 1996

Beall and Allied Families Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: C-0106
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of three color tinted photographs of the Bealls and extended family. The collection was donated in 2002 by Ms. Ann McLean. Related Beall families include the Van Zandts, Bealls, and Wilsons. Artwork for the photographs was done by Emily Guthrie Smith, a local painter.

Dates: 1834 - 1957

Bonds Ranch and Burnett Family Photographs

 Collection
Identifier: P-0071
Scope and Description

This collection consists of approximately 130 black and white snapshots of family and ranch life in Tarrant County. The subjects are Mr. Burnett, his family, and scenes around the Bonds ranch. The photographs range in size from 2”X 2” to 6 ½ X 3 ½”. They reflect the working life of a medium sized Texas cattle ranch in the mid 20th Century. Although the photographs are undated, internal evidence suggests they range from the 1910s and ‘20s to the mid 1970s.

Dates: 1910 - 1979

Byrd Williams Photography

 Collection
Identifier: C-0004
Scope and Contents

The Byrd Williams Papers consists of photographs, publications, and some gallery exhibit materials. The majority of the photographs were taken by Byrd Williams IV; also there are a few photographs that are attributed to Byrd Williams II and Byrd Williams III.

Dates: 1910 - 2010

Dr. H. M. Moseley Papers

 Collection
Identifier: P-0110
Scope and Contents The majority of the collection consists of items connected to Miller Moseley's life at the Masonic Home and School of Texas. A large collection of photographs documenting his years as a student at the home (he was the photographer), more than 60 years of ex-student association newsletters, notes on reunions and homecomings, obituaries of classmates and staff, newspaper clippings about the school, and lists of past graduates. In addition there are a small amount of materials covering his...
Dates: 1909 - 2014

Fort Worth Granite and Marble Works Records

 Collection
Identifier: R-0014
Scope and Contents

The Fort Worth Granite & Marble Works Collection consists of thirteen items, comprised of one catalogue and twelve black and white photographs. With one exception, the photographs are undated, but appear to reflect Fort Worth circa 1885-1910. The items are arranged in one flat box, with each item in its own folder.

Dates: 1885 - 1910

Fort Worth’s Legendary Landmarks Photographs

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Identifier: C-0098
Scope and Contents Note The Fort Worth’s Legendary Landmarks Photographs consist of black and white prints of images taken to illustrate the architectural history of Fort Worth in the book of the same title. The photographs were taken by Byrd Williams IV over an unspecified eight-year period, but the book was published in 1995. Structures had to meet four criteria to be included in the book: 1) constructed prior to 1945, 2) within the city limits by January 1, 1994, 3) listed in the...
Dates: 1990s

Gary Collins Photograph Collection

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Identifier: C-0062
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of photographs taken by Gary Collins while he was a student at Western Hills High School. The photographs are of locations in Fort Worth including some related to the tornado in 2000.

Dates: 1999 - 2000

Gordon Trice Photographs

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Identifier: C-0100
Scope and Contents Note The Gordon Trice collection consists of color and black and white photographs. The subjects of the black and white photographs are award-winning authors and illustrators who are affiliated with the National Center for Children’s Illustrated Literature. The Lincoln Memorial photographs are in color. The portraits are undated, and the Lincoln Memorial photographs were taken in 2009. The collection is arranged in two series, Authors and Illustrators and ...
Dates: undated

Harley W. and Lucille Luker Photograph Collection

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Identifier: C-0036
Scope and Contents

This collection contains photographs relating to Harley Luker and his family.

Dates: 1916 - 1974

Historic Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: C-0003
Scope and Contents

The Fort Worth Historic Photograph Collection contains over 2,500 images of early Fort Worth. The majority of the photographs were taken during the late-1800s and early to mid-1900s. The collection features a wide array of subjects including street scenes, people, parades, houses, schools, churches, businesses, and parks. Many of the photographs have been digitized. Please see "External Documents" for availability.

Dates: 1800s - 2016; Majority of material found within 1880 - 1959

Jim Taulman Slides

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Identifier: C-0078
Scope and Contents Note

The Jim Taulman Slides consist of lists of locations and architectural firms and 178 35mm photographic slides and (12) 4x5” transparencies that document distinctive structures, landmarks, and scenes throughout Fort Worth, Texas. The materials date from 1978-1989 and measure .2 linear feet (1 box). Mr. Taulman photographed architecture, historic structures and skylines he felt would make a significant contribution to the preservation of the history of Fort Worth.

Dates: 1978 - 1989

Joseph Weisberg Photographs Collection

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Identifier: C-0059
Scope and Contents

The photographs in this collection are of early aircraft, military aircraft, and airliners.

Dates: 1919 - 1978

Lansford Family Photograph Album

 Collection — Box: 1, Object: 1
Identifier: C-0032
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of a single velvet-covered photo album, which contains individual photographs, tintypes, a postcard and an obituary card. Many of the photographs were taken at studios in Weatherford, Texas. Most images are unlabeled. Individuals, in addition to the Lansfords, identified in the album include Mrs. L. F. Patrick, Eugene Tucker, W.D. and Rose McGhee, and May Bell Gibson. Although the photographs are undated, they appear to date from the 1890s to the 191Os.

Dates: 1890s - 1910s

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

Mrs. A. L. (Florence) Shuman Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0058
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of twenty-seven photographs of singers, conductors, and other musical performers who visited Fort Worth. They are dated between 1916 and 1922 and are inscribed to Mrs. A. L. Shuman.

Dates: 1916 - 1922

Mrs. John Lyons Photograph Collection

 Collection
Identifier: W-0037
Scope and Contents

The collection consists of two boxes of autograph photographs of artists. The second box consists of oversized and mounted photographs. The programs related to this collection are in a separate collection under Music Programs. Please see "External Documents" for availability of digitized material.

Dates: 1917 - 1950

Peter Feresten Photographs

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Identifier: C-0022
Scope and Description Peter Feresten’s photography collection consists mainly black and white prints although a number of color prints are included. Some of these prints have been matted for display. The sizes of the prints vary. Comprehensive dates for the collection are 1919-2007; bulk dates are [1976]-2007. The collection is made up of 9 boxes (28.76 linear feet) of materials. Series I, Documents & Signs, consists of materials used in the planning of the 2005 library exhibit of Peter Feresten’s...
Dates: 1919-2007

Roy A. Pierce's Photographs of Hawaii and China

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Identifier: C-0044
Scope and Contents

This collection consists of the photographic scrapbook of Roy A. Pierce of Hawaii and China in 1935 and 1936.

Dates: 1935-1936

Roy and Claribel Kendall Slides

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Identifier: C-0084
Scope and Contents Note

The collection consists of 339 slides from the Eastern Star and Masonic gatherings the Kendalls attended. The gatherings were throughout the United States. The slides came in 11 slide boxes that each had detailed notations about the slides. These descriptions were photocopied and kept with the slides that were placed into protective sleeves. The slides date from 1957-1963 and measure 1.08 linear feet (1 box).

Dates: 1957 - 1963

Sandra Plummer Photograph Collection

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Identifier: C-0115
Scope and Content Notes The Sandra Plummer Photograph Collection consists of 1 box, or 0.25 linear feet of materials. The collection consists entirely of black-and-white photographs. Aside from four unidentified tintypes that appear to be family photographs from the 1880s, the collection consists of images from the Philippine-American War and World War I. Thirty-one (31) of the images relate to the Philippine-American conflict of 1899-1902. Twenty-seven (27) of the photographs are 8” x 5”; the rest are 8” x 6.5”. A...
Dates: 1899-1919

Shires Photograph Collection

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Identifier: C-0048
Scope and Contents Note

The Shires Photograph Collection includes photographs documenting infrastructure construction projects in Fort Worth in the 1920s and 1930s. The collection dates from 1928-1931 and measures .6 linear feet (2 boxes).

Dates: 1928 - 1931