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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.

Pool Photo

Forest Park pool dates to 1922

The Forest Park swimming pool was built in 1922 for $35,000. In 1966, work began on creating a 50-meter, Olympic-sized pool to replace the original circular pool.
July 5, 2015

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Canceled Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. July 7, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Pedestrian and Bicycle Advisory Commission: 6 p.m. July 7, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Canceled City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. July 7, 2015; Council Chamber, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Zoning Commission: 11:30 a.m. July 8, 2015; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Ad Hoc Municipal Court Advisory Committee: 9 a.m. July 9, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Mayor's Committee on Persons with Disabilities: 10 a.m. July 9, 2015; Hazel Harvey Peace Center Room 201, 818 Missouri Ave. View the agenda »

The Regional Transportation Council: 1 p.m. July 9, 2015; Transportation Council Room, 1st Floor, 616 Six Flags Dr. View the agenda »

Downtown Design Review Board Special Meeting: 1:30 p.m. July 9, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

The Construction and Fire Prevention Board of Appeals: 2 p.m. July 9, 2015; Development Conference Room, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Responsible Pet Ownership Class: 9 a.m. July 11, 2015; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St.

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