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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 photograph of parade

Downtown pup parade captured in Fox Photo Collection

Lewis D. Fox, a Fort Worth photographer, took this photo of pups on parade. Fort Worth children strolled with their canine companions down Main Street in the summer of 1939.
Aug. 19, 2016

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City Plan Commission Work Session: noon Aug. 24, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board Work Session: 3 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd, Deborah Beggs Moncrief Garden Center.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting: 4 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; Botanic Garden Center, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.
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Fort Worth Advisory Commission on Ending Homelessness: 4 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 883 Missouri Ave.
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Berry / University Form-Based Code Meeting: 6 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; La Mancha Business Center - Event Center, 3120 Merida Ave.

Bunche Park Master Plan Meeting: 7 p.m. Aug. 24, 2016; Dunbar High School, 5700 Ramey Ave.

Urban Design Commission: 10 a.m. Aug. 25, 2016; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St, Second Floor, Council Chamber.
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Budget Workshop: 2 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, Second Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Fort Worth Crime Control & Prevention District Board of Directors: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Westcliff Drainage Improvements Project Meeting: 6 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Greenbriar Community Center, 5200 Hemphill St.

Responsible Pet Ownership Class: 6 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin Street.
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Mesa Verde Trail Stormwater Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. Aug. 25, 2016; Summerglen Branch Library, 4205 Basswood Boulevard.

Deferred Compensation Oversight Committee: 9 a.m. Aug. 26, 2016; Board Room, Fort Worth Credit Union, 2309 Montgomery St.
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Kickback: 7 p.m. Aug. 26, 2016; Hillside Community Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

Yardsmart Seminar: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 27, 2016; Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Code Rangers: 9 a.m. Aug. 27, 2016; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

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