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Scope and Contents William Byron Smith was born in Long Street, Louisiana. He came to Fort Worth in 1946 and built and operated the Rocket Club until his retirement in 1973. He died on October 8, 1992. His wife, Cordia Iones Smith was co-owner and operator of the Rocket Club until 1973. She died on July 23, 1995. William D. Satterwhite was the manager of the club during this time period before he moved to the Skyliner Club. The acts that played at The Rocket consisted of ballroom dancers, acrobats, jugglers,...
Dates: 1948 - 1949
Scope and Contents The Rockwood Christian Church Records consist of historical church documents, handbooks, newspaper articles, sermons, Sunday brochures, committee records, membership lists, pastor notes, directories, photographs, floor plans, blueprints, maps, legal papers, and financial records. The records date from 1905-1996, with the bulk of the records dating from the 1960s-1980s. The records measure 2.5 linear feet (3 boxes).
Dates: 1905 - 1996
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the photographic scrapbook of Roy A. Pierce of Hawaii and China in 1935 and 1936.
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
Scope and Contents The extent of the collection is 21 boxes (7.5 linear feet)
Scope and Contents This is a scrapbook of the activities of the Home Mission of the Synod of Texas, Presbyterian Church. It includes brochures, clippings, notices, photographs, etc. concerning its activities.
Dates: 1933 - 1935
Scope and Contents The St Paul's Lutheran Church Papers is a manuscript collection consisting of correspondence, administrative records, church publications, orders of worship, various record and ledger books, newspaper clippings, and photographs. The collection is divided into eight series:Series I, Administrative Records: Copies of the various constitutions, by-laws, and other founding documents that relate to the organizational structure of the church throughout its history; records...
Dates: 1893 - 1993
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials collected by Sam B. Cantey III. Sam B. Cantey III was born in Fort Worth in 1914. He was the son of Sam Cantey Jr. and grandson of Sam Cantey Sr., both well-known Fort Worth Attorneys. He graduated from Culver Military Academy and Washington and Lee University. He became began collecting art while he was a student. He became involved in banking and eventually became a vice-president of the First National Bank. He was a board member, past president and...
Scope and Contents Note The Sam Farmer Papers contain copies of documents contemporary to Sam Farmer’s life, including newspaper clippings, court records, census records, and photographs. The collection also contains results of research conducted in 2005, including documents about associated parties and correspondence with research facilities and descendents of Sam Farmer. The collection includes no original documents; rather, it consists of copies of documents collected during research. The collection contains copies...
Scope and Contents General Description: 1 box (.5 linear ft.) This collection consists of materials relating to Samuel E. Asbury. He was born in 1872 and arrived in Texas in 1904. He was assistant state chemist of Texas for 45 years. He began working on a project where history will be intensified through its mixture with verse, music and acting. The majority of the items relate to this project. The items in this collection were originally part of the Lake Collection and include...
Dates: 1931-1950; undated
Scope and Description SERIES I: PERSONAL PAPERS The Personal Papers series contains Samuel Garcia’s materials and documents relating to his involvement with various organizations, businesses, and publications. The materials were originally housed in three-ring binders labeled Personal Papers, were removed and placed in acid-free folders without altering the organization to preserve the provenance of the series. Documents included in the series are from The American G I Forum; “Community News and Events”...
Scope and Contents The collection consists of correspondence, programs, news clippings, and other materials pertaining to the career of an early twentieth century Fort Worth singer, music director and composer.
Dates: 1904 - 1943
Scope and Contents This collection consists primarily of funeral programs, photographs and memorial books for some African-American families from San Angelo, Texas. A few of the programs are for people outside of San Angelo. The items may have been assembled by Rosie Lee Gable since it appears she was related to or knew many of the people in the collection.
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...
Scope and Contents The Sawyer Family Papers collection consists of materials relating to the Sawyer Family. The collection was arranged into four series, I-IV. Series I consists of correspondence and includes folders 1 and 2. The correspondence consists of inquires pertaining to the following families: Blake, Cooke, Craig, Gex, Gregor, Grigsby, Hartisfield, Hunt, Lee, Pleasants, Sawyer, Taliaferro, Taylor, Winston and Young. Series II includesearch notes and includes folders 3 thru 13. Series III consists of...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of the wedding book of Florence Cowan and John William Scheuber.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to John Schlottman and his family. William Schlottman discusses his father and items in the collection in a taped interview. The third box consists of memorabilia. The loose items are large size items that would not fit in a box. The collection has some correspondence with President Eisenhower and other politicians.
Dates: 1911 - 1969
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
Scope and Contents The collection consists of one album and one folder of loose photographs that accompanied that album but were not affixed within it. The “Floral Album” is bound in red velvet, with embossed floral design and title. Extremely fragile; pile has disintegrated from fabric in many areas. The album consists of family photographs (some of which are tintypes) with notes in ink and pencil identifying family members and providing additional information. The album was assembled by Lizzie Armedia...
Scope and Contents This collection consists of a manuscript compiled and edited by Leonard Andrea of Columbia, South Carolina for Henry E. Smith, Sr. of Nashville, Tennessee. The manuscript was placed in the archives because the margins were too narrow to bind.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of souvenir annuals of the Southwestern Exposition and Livestock Show. The programs were collected from various sources over the years.
Dates: 1908 - 1995
Scope and Contents This collection consists of three scrapbooks relating to the Spade & Trowel Garden Club.
Dates: 1958 - 1978
Dates: 1981 - 2005
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials relating to the Steltz Family and related families. These families include the De Weese, Sirk, Lutz and Pulzer families. The collection consists mainly of family group sheets although there are copies and typescripts of wills, obituaries, and land records in folders 3-6.
Scope and Contents The Stetson Papers consists primarily of the business and personal correspondence of Francis L. Stetson. An examination of letters reveals few letters from his more famous clients. It consists primarily of routine business, political and family correspondence. The collection contains some interesting examples of hotel stationery from around the world. The most interesting correspondence is the letters of John L. Stetson who wrote primarily to his father about life in the Army of the Potomac...
Scope and Contents The Stock Certificates Collection consists of sample stock certificates of various companies.
Scope and Contents This collection consists of materials collected by Robert J. Walsh of Fort Worth. It deals primarily with the Sutherland (Southerland, Sutherlin) Family but includes information on the families of Butler, Davis, Hargrove, Holland, McDonald, Merchants, Vernon, Walsh, Weaver and Wines. The majority of the materials were in record books. The record books were divided by tabs. The record books were broken up but the materials under each tab was kept together and given the same label. The other...
Scope and Contents The Swartz Collection consists of the exhibit guest book, program, invitation, and photocopies of the exhibition photographs. Internal Fort Worth Library memoranda concerning the exhibit are included. The collection also contains video of the of the May 11, 2013 lectures, publicity for the Swartz Brothers Week published in local media. Additionally, there is a CD-ROM of Swartz Brother photographs, photographs of Swartz family members, and information about the headstone created for Charles...
Scope and Contents Scope and Contents Note The collection consists of 38 pieces of Sweetie Ladd’s work and includes 1 oil painting, 5 pencil etchings, and 32 watercolors featuring historic Fort Worth scenes and landmarks. There are also information cards and an exhibit board that were created when the pieces were shown in the Fort Worth Library. The collection is arranged into 3 series: “Cries of Fort Worth”, Fort Worth City Landmarks – Historic Events, and Exhibit Materials. The materials date from...
SCOPE AND CONTENT The collection consists of a single box of newsletters, the Sylvan Heights West Neighborhood News, dating from 1994 to 2007. Please note that some volumes are not complete. The collection measures .4 linear feet (1 box).
Dates: 1994 - 2007