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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.

old photo imposed on a new photo

Fort Worth Library building began serving readers in 1939

Completed in June 1939, the old Fort Worth Library building was an example of Art Moderne style. An online exhibit provides an interactive collection of historic photos alongside today's views.
Sept. 29, 2016

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Fort Worth Transportation Authority Board of Directors: 3:30 p.m. Oct. 3, 2016; Intermodal Transportation Center, 1001 Jones Street, 2nd Flr., Community Room.
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Metro Area Transit System Board of Directors: 4 p.m. Oct. 3, 2016; Intermodal Transportation Center, 1001 Jones Street, 2nd Flr, Community Room.
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Canceled Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 11 a.m. Oct. 4, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Canceled Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee: 2 p.m. Oct. 4, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Canceled City Council Work Session: 3 p.m. Oct. 4, 2016; City Council Conference Room, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Trinity River Public Facility Corporation - Alton Park Apartments: 5 p.m. Oct. 4, 2016; Fort Worth Housing Solutions, 1201 East 13th Street.
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National Night Out: 5 p.m. Oct. 4, 2016; Citywide.

National Night Out at Southside: 6 p.m. Oct. 4, 2016; Southside Community Center, 959 E. Rosedale.

Canceled Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Oct. 4, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Petru Stanila: 9 a.m. Oct. 5, 2016; City Hall Annex, 908 Monroe, 6th Floor, Conference Room 603.
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Fort Worth After School Coordinating Board: 11:30 a.m. Oct. 5, 2016; FWISD Board Conference Room, 2903 Shotts Street.
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Water and Wastewater Capital Improvements Plan Citizens Advisory Committee: 11:45 a.m. Oct. 5, 2016; Fort Worth Credit Union, 2309 Montgomery St.
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Disciplinary Appeal of Indefinite Suspension of Petru Stanila: 9 a.m. Oct. 6, 2016; City Hall Annex, 908 Monroe, 6th Floor, Conference Room 603.
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Downtown Design Review Board: 2 p.m. Oct. 6, 2016; City Council Conference Room 290, 1000 Throckmorton Street, 2nd Floor City Hall.
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Responsible Pet Ownership: 6 p.m. Oct. 6, 2016; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin Street.
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