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Fort Worth Flashback: Lewis Fox captured Cowtown scenes in 1930s, 40s

Posted Nov. 28, 2011

Skyline Shot from Arlington Heights

Photographer Lewis D. Fox was known for shooting street scenes around Fort Worth, including this skyline captured from Clarke Avenue in Arlington Heights, circa 1945.

Fox lived on Hillcrest Street and took many photos in the Heights neighborhood.

In addition, his street scenes of Fort Worth included images of: a 1936 parade for President Roosevelt; Armistice Day parades, a Safety Parade in 1938; the opening of Casa Manana, a parade for the TCU vs. Texas A&M game in October 1941 and general street scenes around Fort Worth.

The Fort Worth Library has approximately 10,000 items pertaining to the history of Fort Worth and Tarrant County. These items include city and county government documents, newspapers, directories, cemetery association records, maps as well as popular and scholarly books written by local authors or about local subjects. To learn more, call 817-392-7740 or email the Genealogy, History and Archives Section.

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