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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.

a skunk looking into a phone receiver

Library maintains large collection of historic photographs

This 1916 image is one of thousands of photograph in the Fort Worth Library's Historic Photo Collection. Most of the photographs in the collection may be published, broadcast or displayed online with the permission of the Library.
July 22, 2016

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Urban Design Commission: 10 a.m. July 28, 2016; Pre-Council Chambers, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Partnering to Preserve the Spirit of Neighborhood: 5:30 p.m. July 28, 2016; Handley Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Joint Seal Maintenance Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. July 28, 2016; City of Fort Worth James Avenue Service Center, 5001 James Ave.

"Back the Blue" Blood Drive: 10 a.m. July 29, 2016; Northside Community Center, 1100 NW 18th St.

Kickback: 7 p.m. July 29, 2016; Diamond Hill Community Center, 1701 NE 37th St.

Dive-In Movie at Forest Park Pool: 6:30 p.m. July 30, 2016; Forest Park Pool, 2212 Forest Park Lane.
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Big Fossil Creek Wastewater Main Project Meeting: 2 p.m. Aug. 1, 2016; City of Fort Worth Water Department, 1000 Throckmorton St - 2nd Floor of City Hall - Conference Room 225.

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 11 a.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee: 1:30 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation: 2 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Public Hearing Hyde Park: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; City Hall Council Chamber, 1000 Thockmorton Street.
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Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Aug. 2, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

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