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    Frank Mesa, Jr. Collection

    Summary: The donor gave the following artifacts from the Hotel Texas. Hotel Texas was built in 1921 and is located at 815 Main Street in downtown Fort Worth. Over the years it hosted numerous celebrities, most notably John F. and Jacqueline in Kennedy in 1963. The silverware listed below were gifted to the Archives in memory of Frank Mesa, Sr. The tablecloth was gifted in memory of Joan M. Daarud.

    Artifacts

    • Dinner knife, serrated edge, silver plate, stamped with a "T" on the handle, from Hotel Texas, Fort Worth
    • Peach/pink tablecloth, 66 by 66 inches, "Hotel Texas Town Club" is woven in the center of the cloth
    • Salad fork, silver plate, stamped with a "T" on the handle, from Hotel Texas, Fort Worth

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