Pictured: S.L. Reese and wife, [ca. 1890-1900]
Summary: Donated by Donna Matney.
This collection contains photographs, scrapbooks and cabinet cards from Fort Worth and other Texas communities. Some items relate to military service and include World War II ration books. Some materials relate to businesses in Fort Worth, such as Swift and Company, Meacham's Department Store, Bachrach/Gittings Studio Photography and Scott Awning Company. Items within this collection date from approximately the 1870s to 1987.
Bracketed dates are approximated.
This collection contains three series: Photographs; Personal and Military Records and Ephemera; and Scrapbooks, Oversized Cabinet Cards and Portraits. The Photographs series contains studio portraits and snapshots, many of which are unidentified. Images listed within the Texas Cities Photographs are organized alphabetically based on written notes or printer stamp on the reverse of the photographs. Some images may be of places other than that of the printer stamp on the back. The Personal and Military Records and Ephemera series contains military correspondence, war ration books and a U.S. Air Force roster. This series also contains ephemera from Fort Worth and Texas. The Scrapbooks, Oversized Cabinet Cards and Portraits series contains three scrapbooks, seven large cabinet cards, one portrait and an artistic rendering of a couple.
Places (all cities/counties in Texas unless otherwise noted)
Greenbay School, Highland Park, Illinois
Will Rogers Shrine of the Sun, Colorado Springs, Colorado
Horsman family (Lelia Horsman, possibly of Oklahoma)
Kinsley, Blanche [Lane]
Linn Sr., Chester
Rowland, Frank J. and Lorene
Bachrach / Gittings Studio
Civilian Conservation Corp (CCC) at Camp Maydelle, Texas
E. M. Daggett School
Female Athletes in Ennis, Texas
Frank J. Rowland Watch and Clock Maker
Meacham’s Department Store Ephemera
Monnig’s Department Store Ephemera
Order of Railway Conductors of Texas
Sam Rosen Elementary
Scott Awning Company Ephemera
Swift and Company Pension
World War II
Personal and Military Records and Ephemera:
Scrapbooks, Oversized Cabinet Cards and Portraits:
County Telephone Operator 817-884-1111
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