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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.

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1905 ad showed a dandy of a modern windmill

A 1905 advertisement for the Dandy Windmill, found in the Cattle Raisers' Association of Texas souvenir program, provides entertaining examples of ranch life with both a traditional windmill and the modern Dandy windmill.
Dec. 30, 2016

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Metropolitan Area EMS Authority/Medstar Mobile Healthcare: 10 a.m. July 26, 2017; Medstar Mobile Healthcare, 2900 Alta Mere Drive.
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City Plan Commission Work Session: noon July 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street, 2nd Floor - City Hall.
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Capital Improvements Advisory Committee for Transportation Impact Fees: 1:30 p.m. July 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street, City Hall, 2nd Floor.
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City Plan Commission Public Hearing: 1:30 p.m. July 26, 2017; City Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street, 2nd Floor - City Hall.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Committee Nature Center and Refuge Tour REVISED: 3 p.m. July 26, 2017; Fort Worth Nature Center And Refuge, Hardwicke Center, Murray James Auditorium, 9601 Fossil Ridge Road.
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Park and Recreation Advisory Committee Board Meeting REVISED: 4 p.m. July 26, 2017; Fort Worth Nature Center And Refuge, Hardwicke Center, Murray James Auditorium, 9601 Fossil Ridge Road.
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Rolling & Walking Town Hall: 6 p.m. July 26, 2017; To Be Determined.

Urban Design Commission: 10 a.m. July 27, 2017; City Hall, Second Flr, Council Conference Room 290, 200 Texas Street.
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Walking Town Hall: 10 a.m. July 29, 2017; To Be Determined.

Assessment of Fair Housing Public Meeting: 7 p.m. July 31, 2017; Bethlehem Center, 951 Evans Ave.

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