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    Harold B. Jennings Collection


    Fort Worth National Bank 50th anniversary booklet cover 

    Summary: The Jennings family is one of the key families that helped to transition Fort Worth from a sleepy town to a bustling and culturally favored city with railroad service, parks, and libraries following the decline associated with the Civil War era.

    Harold B. (Hal) Jennings visited the Archives on several occasions, and accompanied by Gretchen Denny and Samuel Alexander Denny Jr. An associated collection initiated simultaneously is the Samuel Alexander Denny Jr. / Jennings Family Collection.

    • Portrait of Edwin Bewley Senior by Seymour Stone, 1950, oil on stretched canvas, 20 by 24 inches, unframed
    • C.D. Morrison and Co.’s General Directory of the City of Fort Worth, 1878.
    • Morrison and Fourmy’s General Directory of the City of Fort Worth, 1883-84.
    • Notebook of Thomas Jefferson Jennings, 1843-1867, undated. Tan leather binding with decorative stamped border (6.75 by 8 inches)
    • Fort Worth Mapsco 1988
    • General Directory of the City of Fort Worth, 1886-87. Hardcover, 269 pages. Printed in Fort Worth, Texas.
    • Republic of Texas (1838-1841) faux paper currency (12 bills) for exhibition and reference, undated
    • Booklet: The Story of the Fort Worth National Bank: Golden Anniversary 1873-1923



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