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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.

water gardens photo

Water Gardens transformed south end of downtown

A northward view shows the Fort Worth Water Gardens in the 1970s, with downtown landmarks in the background.
July 31, 2015

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DFW Retirement Investment Committee: 11 a.m. Aug. 4, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr. View the agenda »

Canceled Legislative & Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 11 a.m. Aug. 4, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

DFW Operations Committee: 12:30 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr. View the agenda »

DFW Finance Audit Committee: 12:45 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr. View the agenda »

DFW Concessions Commercial Development Committee: 1 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr. View the agenda »

Floodplain Committee Meeting: 1 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; Hazel Harvey Peace Center for Neighborhoods, 818 Missouri Ave.

Fort Worth Housing Finance Corporation: 2 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

City Council Meeting: 7 p.m. Aug. 4, 2015; City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

DFW Regular Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m. Aug. 6, 2015; Board Room, DFW Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr. View the agenda »

Downtown Design Review Board Special Meeting: 2 p.m. Aug. 6, 2015; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, 1000 Throckmorton St. View the agenda »

Responsible Pet Ownership Class (Spanish): 6 p.m. Aug. 6, 2015; Chuck Silcox Animal Care & Control Center, 4900 Martin St.

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