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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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Building Standards Commission - Pre-Meeting: 9 a.m. July 25, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Building Standards Commission - Meeting: 9:30 a.m. July 25, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Rosemont Water/Wastewater Construction Meeting: 6 p.m. July 25, 2016; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Morningside Water Utility Improvements Project Meeting: 7:30 p.m. July 25, 2016; Worth Heights Community Center, 3551 New York Ave.

Canceled Human Relations Commission: 5:30 a.m. July 26, 2016; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Canceled Pre-Council & Council Meetings - Summer Break: 3 p.m. July 26, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Public Meeting: Botanic Garden Strategic Plan: 5 p.m. July 26, 2016; Fort Worth Botanic Garden, 3220 Botanic Garden Boulevard.

City Plan Commission Work Session: noon July 27, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board Work Session: 12:30 p.m. July 27, 2016; R.D. Evans Community Center, 3242 Lackland Road.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. July 27, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Board Meeting: 4 p.m. July 27, 2016; R.D. Evans Recreation Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..
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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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Joint Seal Maintenance Project Meeting: 6:30 p.m. July 28, 2016; City of Fort Worth James Avenue Service Center, 5001 James Ave.

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

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