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    Peter G. Bilheimer Collection

     

    Summary: The donor of the following collection is a descendent of the Maddox-Bilheimer family of Fort Worth. His great-grandfather, Walter T. Maddox, was a prominent citizen of Fort Worth in the late nineteenth-century. He served as a Sheriff for three terms, owned a livery and stable business, and worked in real estate. The donor came to the Archives to do research on the Maddox family and to try to locate Madoxia Park, a country home belonging to the family. He donated copies of family photographs and genealogical research.

    Correspondence
    • Lettter from H.P. Brown to Harry M. Godwin, Gordonville, Texas, March 4, 1897
    • Two letters from H.P. Brown to G.W. Warwick, Gordonville, Texas, March 11 and 16, 1897
    Family Research
    • Genealogical research on the Maddox family
    • Place of burial listing for Maddox family
    • Notes on the Maddox family from Fort Worth City Directories, 1877, 1904-1905
    • Photocopy of a biography of Walter T. Maddox, written by B.B. Paddock, published in History and Biographical Record of North and West Texas, Volume II, 1906

    William Edward Bilheimer Jr., oval portrait

    Pictured: Walter T. Maddox, circa 1900

    • Photocopy of the official birth certificate of Theodore M. Bilheimer, 1904
    • Copy of a "Wanted" poster for Charles P. Eaves, Chief of Police, Jas. H. Maddox, August 19, 1905
    • Copy of an advertisement for W. & J. Maddox, Livery Feed Sale and Stable, Fort Worth City Directory, undated
    Newspaper Clippings (copies)
    • Obituary for William Edward Bilheimer, October 18, 1961
    • "Man Who Shaped City's Future Writes Book About the Past," Madeline Williams, News Tribune, June 6, 1975
    • Two obituaries for Web Maddox, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, February 17 and 18, 1982
    • "It's so hot that bees can't even make honey," August 14, 2006
    Photographs (copies)
    • Maddox House, early 1900s
    • William Edward Bilheimer, early 1900s
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer in car with unidentified person, Estes Park, Colorado, early 1900s
    • Widow of William Alexander Maddox, 922 Lamar Street, Fort Worth, early 1900s
    • William E. Bilheimer, Jr., riding horse, Estes Park, Colorado, early 1900s
    • Walter T. Maddox, circa 1900
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, Fort Worth, 1902
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, Fort Worth, 1904
    • William Edward Bilheimer, Sr., W.E.B., Jr., Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, and Eula Lee Maddox Bilheimer, circa 1905
    • William Edward Bilheimer, Jr., and Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, dressed in suits and caps, 1909
    • Theodore M. Bilheimer, Edward Steven Bilheimer, and William Edward, Bilheimer, undated
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, 1909
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, Fort Worth houses in background, 1909
    • Mr. and Mrs. William E. Bilheimer and children, Estes Park, Colorado, circa 1910-1914
    • Bilheimer family riding horses, Estes Park, Colorado, circa 1910-1917
    • Eula Lee Bilheimer with three children, circa 1914
    • Confederate Veterans' parade in Fort Worth, circa 1915
    • Mr. and Mrs. Theodore Maddox Bilheimer (Catherine G'Sell), 1940
    • Bilheimer family portrait, "Our Gang," September 2, 1940
    • Peter G. Bilheimer as a toddler, circa 1944
    • Peter G. Bilheimer wearing Chinese "Coolie" hat from World War II expeditions of Edward Steven Bilheimer, 1920 Warner Road, Fort Worth, 1944
    • Kindergarten class photo at Lily B. Clayton School, Mrs. Lawless, 1946-1947
    • Class photo at Lily B. Clayton School, Mrs. Zelma Brown, circa 1949
    • William Edward Bilheimer, Jr., as a toddler in striped shirt, undated
    • William Edward Bilheimer, Jr., and Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, dressed in cowboy outfits, undated
    • William Edward Bilheimer, Jr., Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, Wiggie Maddox Bilheimer, Edward Steven Bilheimer, and Sis Bilheimer, sitting along the running board of a car, undated
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer as a toddler, wearing a white suit, undated
    • Unidentified woman, possibly the widow of W. Alexander Maddox, undated
    • Catherine G'Sell Bilheimer, Eula Lee Maddox Bilheimer, and Sis Bilheimer Pugh, undated
    • Peter G'Sell Bilheimer, age four, undated
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, William Edward Bilheimer, Sr., William Edward Bilheimer, and Edward Steven Bilheimer, 1920 Warner Road, Fort Worth, undated
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer as a young man, undated
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer as a boy with a fishing rod, undated
    • Eula Lee Maddox Bilheimer holding a baby, undated
    • Theodore Maddox Bilheimer as a young man standing in front of a log structure, undated
    • Eula Lee Maddox Bilheimer, portrait by Reid, undated
    • William Edward Bilheimer, Jr., baby portrait, undated
    • W.E.B. Jr., Eula Lee Maddox Bilheimer, Edward Steven Bilheimer, and Theodore Maddox Bilheimer, undated
    • Eula Lee Maddox Bilheimer, wearing hat, undated
    • Jim Maddox, Ben U. Bell, and Walter Maddox, undated
    • Walter T. Maddox, Sheriff of Fort Worth (1880-1886), undated
    • Maddox House, 922 Lamar Street, Fort Worth, undated
    • Paintings of the Maddox family by Peter G. Bilheimer, undated
    • Class photo at Lily B. Clayton School, Mrs. Brown, undated
    • Residence of W.T. Maddox, 918 Lamar Street, undated
    • Two negatives of Walter T. Maddox, undated

     

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