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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.

Lake Worth in the 1930s

Relaxing on Labor Day, 1930s style

This photograph was taken on Labor Day, Sept. 4, 1939.
Aug. 27, 2015

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Master Thoroughfare Plan Open House: 5:30 p.m. Aug. 31, 2015; Southwest Regional Library, 4001 Library Lane.

Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 11 a.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board Operations Committee: 12:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board Finance Audit Committee: 1 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board Concessions Commercial Development Committee: 1:15 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation: 2:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 1000 Throckmorton St 2nd Floor, Fort Worth, TX 76102.
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Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Master Thoroughfare Plan Open House: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Central Library, 500 W. Third St.

Rethinking Waste Open House: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; Botanic Garden Auditorium, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Council Meeting : 7 p.m. Sept. 1, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Tax Increment Reinvestment Zone #12: 2 p.m. Sept. 2, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Master Thoroughfare Plan Open House: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 2, 2015; Heritage Church of Christ, 4201 Heritage Trace Parkway.

Dallas-Fort Worth International Airport Board: 8:30 a.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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City of Fort Worth Charter Review Task Force: 1 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Master Thoroughfare Plan Open House: 5:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Handley-Meadowbrook Community Center, 6201 Beaty St.

Fort Worth Library Advisory Board: 6:30 p.m. Sept. 3, 2015; Northwest Library Branch, 6228 Crystal Lake Drive.
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