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The City of Fort Worth's City News presents a weekly article highlighting a local history topic using photographs found in the Library's archives. 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.

Lake Worth in the 1930s

Relaxing on Labor Day, 1930s style

This photograph was taken on Labor Day, Sept. 4, 1939.
Aug. 27, 2015

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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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City of Fort Worth Charter Review Task Force: 1 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Historic Stockyards Design District Task Force: 4 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Texas Cowboy Hall of Fame , 128 E. Exchange Ave.
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Master Thoroughfare Plan Open House: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Handley-Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Fort Worth Library Advisory Board: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Northwest Library Branch, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive.
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Responsible Pet Ownership Class: 9 a.m. Sept. 5, 2015; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St.
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Canceled Infrastructure & Transportation Committee: 2 p.m. Sept. 8, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Canceled Pre-Council Meeting : 3 p.m. Sept. 8, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Canceled Council Meeting : 7 p.m. Sept. 8, 2015; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.

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