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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.

police car parked in front of storefront

Cowtown Blues, mid-70s edition

Do you remember when these cruisers were rolling through our neighborhoods? A Fort Worth Police car is parked along the 600 block of Houston Street in August 1975.
April 22, 2016

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Parents' Night Out at R.D. Evans (RSVP by April 27): 6 p.m. April 29, 2016; R.D. Evans Recreation Center, 3242 Lackland Rd..

Charter Election Informational Meeting (District 9): 10 a.m. April 30, 2016; University Christian Church, 2618 S. University Drive.

Mother's Day Luncheon at Hillside: 1 p.m. April 30, 2016; Hillside Recreation Center, 1201 E. Maddox.

'Latino Americans: 500 Years of History' Episodes 3 and 5: 2 p.m. April 30, 2016; Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth, 3200 Darnell St.

Public Meeting: Botanic Garden Strategic Plan: 5:30 p.m. May 2, 2016; Fort Worth Botanic Garden Lecture Hall, 3220 Botanic Garden Blvd.

Legislative and Intergovernmental Affairs Committee: 11 a.m. May 3, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

DFW International Airport Board Retirement/Investment Committee: 12:30 p.m. May 3, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport Board Operations Committee: 12:45 p.m. May 3, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Housing and Neighborhood Services Committee: 1 p.m. May 3, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

DFW International Airport Board Finance/Audit Committee: 1 p.m. May 3, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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DFW International Airport Board Concessions/Commercial Development Committee: 1:10 p.m. May 3, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Alliance Airport Authority, Inc: 2:45 p.m. May 3, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall , 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Pre-Council Meeting: 3 p.m. May 3, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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Council Meeting: 7 p.m. May 3, 2016; Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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North Tri Movie Marathon: Star Wars IV: A New Hope: 6 p.m. May 4, 2016; North Tri-Ethnic Neighborhood Center, 2950 Roosevelt Ave.

Community Development Council: 6:15 p.m. May 4, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.

Shiver / Trace Ridge Bike Lanes Project Meeting: 6:45 p.m. May 4, 2016; Heritage Amenity Center, 9536 Courtright Drive.

DFW International Airport Regular Board Meeting: 8:30 a.m. May 5, 2016; Board Room, DFW International Airport Headquarters Building, 2400 Aviation Dr.
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Downtown Design Review Board Public Hearing: 2 p.m. May 5, 2016; Pre-Council Chamber, 2nd Floor, City Hall, 1000 Throckmorton St.
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