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    Franklin County Historical Commission Collection

    Texas Christian University Football Team, 1959

    Pictured: Texas Christian University Football Team, 1959

    Summary: B.F. Hicks, Chair of the Franklin County Historical Commission in Mount Vernon, Texas, donated the following items related to Tarrant County history. The items were originally housed in a blue three-ring binder on black scrapbook paper and removed for preservation purposes.

    Bank Documents

    • Five checks from the American National Bank of Fort Worth, signed by Paul Waples, 1916
    • Blank check from Continental National Bank of Fort Worth, undated
    • Account book from The Farmers Deposit Bank, Richwood, Ohio, belonging to Mildred L. Peiter, 1924

    Government Documents

    • Corporation Deed with Vendor's Lein, Freehold Property Co. to deed James E. Scott, et al, 19316 Lake View, 1911
    • Proceedings in Probate Court, Shawnee County, Kansas, regarding the estate of Ella T. Green, 1909
    • Letter from E.W. Clark of the Federal Emergency Administration of Public Works to C.A. Sublett of Mansfield, Texas, March 22, 1934
    • Texas Driving Handbook: A Summary of Road Rules for Safe Driving, Texas Department of Public Safety, undated

    Insurance and Tax Documents

    • Automobile Insurance from United States "Lloyds" for a 1916 Chevrolet Roadster belonging to Paul Waples, 1916
    • Instructions for Form 1040, United States Individual Income and Victory Tax Return, 1943-1944
    • City of Fort Worth Tax Receipts for A.E. Amos, 1924-1931

    Newspaper Clippings

    • "How Time and Progress Have Changed One Business Spot in Fort Worth," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, July 14, 1940
    • "Old Clay Johnson Home (Ghosts and All) Will Get Historical Marker Sunday," Franklin Perkins, Fort Worth News-Tribune, March 16, 1984
    • Obituary for Mary Elizabeth Amos, 2001


    • Four unidentified people at The Rocket Club, Fort Worth, Texas, undated
    • Texas Christian University Football Team, eight by ten inches, black and white, 1959
    • Texas Christian University Football Team, eight by ten inches, black and white, 1962
    • Texas Christian University Football Team, eight by ten inches, black and white, 1965


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