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Fort Worth Flashback

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.

underpass under construction

Main Street underpass provided north-south passage

Work on the Main Street underpass began early in the Depression. Its progress is shown in this July 1931 photo.
July 24, 2015

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Historic Stockyards Design District Task Force: 3 p.m. July 29, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Civil Service Commission: July 29, 2015; Auditorium, Bob Bolden Public Safety Complex, 505 W. Felix St. View the agenda »

Workforce Delivery Systems Committee: 11:30 a.m. July 30, 2015; Board Large Conference Room, 1320 S. University Dr. View the agenda »

Skatepark Public Meeting: 6 p.m. July 30, 2015; Chisholm Trail Community Center, 4680 McPherson Blvd.

Mosier Valley Park Public Meeting: 6:30 p.m. July 30, 2015; St. John Missionary Baptist Church, 3324 House Anderson Road.

Caffeinated Town Hall: 10 a.m. Aug. 1, 2015; City Life Center, 915 Florence St.

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