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    Ann L. Rhodes Estate Collection

    425 S Ballinger Fort Worth in 1916
     
    Summary: Donor gave family photographs, yearbooks, and scrapbooks and documents relating to Jon Knox Rhodes, Bernard G. Rhodes and other family members. Family photographs are for Forbess, Greene and Rhodes families and others. Image shown is from the Wedding Journal for Nona Forbess and Lou A. Greene, 1917, that is part of this collection. The home is 2220 Alston, Fort Worth, Texas, in the historic Fairmont District.
     
    Photographs
    • Folder with photographs of William Carroll Forbess
    • William Carroll Forbess, 6 by 8 inch black and white photo, the same one as in "Makers of Fort Worth"; clipping included
    • William V. Forbess in derby hat, mustache and beard, signet ring, watch chain, 6 by 8 inches, black and white, mounted on board
    • William C. Forbess, in dark suit, older. 7 by 8 inches, black and white
    • William C. Forbess holding baby, 6 by 9 inches, black and white, Folder with photos of woman believed to be Jennie May Davis Forbess
    • Portrait of woman taken by Lewis Kerr, 1915, 6 by 8 inches, black and white
    • Same woman standing with two large fish, dated September 1926 on back, 5 by 7 inches
    • Formal portrait from side, same woman, 4 by 6 inches, black and white
    • Equestrian photo, woman in black, 6 by 4 inches, black and white
    • Equestrian photo, woman in white, by car, 3 by 3 inches, black and white
    • Folder with photos of Nona Forbess Greene
    • Bride with veil holding large bouquet, 6 by 8 inches, black and white
    • Bride without veil, by White, 6 by 10 inches, black and white
    • Bride head shot, by White, 3 by 5 inches, black and white
    • Nona Lee as baby in Weatherford photo, 3 months old, 4 by 6 inches, carte de visite
    • Nona Lee and sister Ella in Weatherford, carte de visite
    • Sisters: Nona Lee Forbess and Ella Forbess, oval picture
    • Nona Lee Forbess Greene holding baby, Carol Jane Greene, 6 by 8 inches, black and white
    • Folder with images of Lou A. Greene
    • Mr. and Mrs. Arthur E. Greene, at home, 58 North St., Binghamton, New York, 4 by 6 inches, black and white
    • Greene family: front row seated on ground: Lou Greene's sister, Lou Greene and Nona Forbes Greene. Back row standing: sister's husband, Mrs. Arthur Greene,  Mr. Arthur Greene. In Binghamton, New York, believed to date from honeymoon trip of Lou and Nona.
    • Greene family standing on porch of Binghamton house.
    • Greene Binghamton home on 1966 postcard from sister to brother Lou
    • Lou A. Greene, portrait, undated. 6 by 9 inches, black and white
    • Lou A. Greene, portrait in oval shape, undated, black and white
    • Nona and Lou Greene, undated, possibly near Eiffel Tower, 8 by 10 inches
    • Folder with images of Carol Jane Greene Rhodes
    • Baby playing with water hose. 3 by 3 inches, black and white
    • Toddler with Shirley Temple appearance, 3 by 3 inches, black and white
    • Carol Jane standing behind high chair with Nona Lou. 3 by 3 inches
    • Carol Jane with Nona Lou in garden smelling flowers. 3 by 3 inches
    • Carol Jane with little sister Nona Lou, in winter coats and hats, 3 by 3 inches
    • Carol Jane and Nona, with Forbess grandparents by backyard pond, 3 by 3 inches
    • Carol Jane Greene in sundress, 8 by 9 inches, black and white. Pearle photo
    • Carol Jane Greene, with tall socks, Buster Brown haircut, 7 by 10 inches
    • Carol Jane Greene, ringlets, Reid photo, 7 by 9 inches
    • Carol Jane standing by her mother Nona Lee Greene, 7 by 9 inches
    • Carol Jane holding rattle, high button shoes, seated on tapestry, 7 by 9, two copies
    • Carol Jane seated, barefoot, ringlets. Reid Photo, 6 by 8 inches
    • [Mock wedding party]: Nona Lou is flower girl, front row second from left; Carol Jane dressed in boys clothes standing behind her. J. Lee Johnson, on Carol Jane's right
    • Carol Jane and Jon Knox Rhodes, wedding photo, September 12, 1939
    • Carol Jane Rhodes awarding plaque to Carter Foundation from Lighthouse for the Blind, 1953
    • Nona Lou Greene with two horses, undated, color, 8 by 10 inches
    • Reception for Mr. Hosono, Nona Lou Greene, Mr. Hosono, Lou Greene, lady, Carol Jane Greene Rhodes, Jon K. Rhodes, Ann Rhodes
    • Hosono party: Nona Lou and Mr. Hosono
    • Carol Jane and Mr. Hosono
    • snapshot of Nona Lou and Mr. Hosono, at River Crest
    • Nona Lou Greene with dog, undated
    • Carol Jane Greene Rhodes, small snapshot, June 9, 1986, Polaroid
    • Folder with color snapshots of home at No. 1 Westover Road
    • Nine photos in snow, undated, four outside in spring-like yard, two interior of Living room, one with Carol Jane, holding purse, with dog in living room, no date
    • Folder with photos of Jon Knox Rhodes
    • Bernard G. Rhodes, photo by W. D. Smith
    • Small framed oval photo, possibly B. G. Rhodes as a young man, undated
    • Jon Knox Rhodes, Atlas Portraits
    • B. G. Rhodes, summary written by J.K.R., undated, of life and career as home builder
    • Louse Hale Rhodes, summary written by Jon K. Rhodes, undated,
    • Jon K. Rhodes Construction Co. list of jobs completed, 1947-1971
    • Jon K. Rhodes at his desk, undated
    • Jon K. Rhodes, walking in raincoat
    • Christmas 1919 snapshot, 6th Avenue, Fort Worth, Louise Rhodes with unidentified person
    • 1924 golfers River Crest
    • Folder with photos of Ann L. Rhodes
    • Ann, about age five, 5 by 7 inches
    • Arlington Heights Elementary, first grade, 1948-1949
    • Arlington Heights Elementary, grade two, 1950
    • Arlington Heights Elementary, grade three, 1951
    • Arlington Heights Elementary, grade four, 1951-1952. Arlington Heights Elementary, grade five, not dated
    • Arlington Heights Elementary, grade six
    • Ann Rhodes, Assembly debut, 1961
    • Ann Rhodes, Ranch Management graduation class, TCU, 1980
    • Ann at Mac's House, January 1, 1991 Ann Lynn Kettles, Ann R., Kent Paul
    • Ann in New York with mother, Carol Jane; possibly Sardi's 
    • Ann in New York with mother, with two women at table
    • Lanham Riley on Ann's Patches, quarter horse belonging to Ann Rhodes, color photo, 8 by 10 inches, Dalco photo
    • Ad for Ann's Patches in American Quarter Horse Association Journal, May 1971: Performance Issue
    • Ann Rhodes with four men in tuxedoes, 8 by 10 inches black and white, 1961
    • Folder with unknown young women, about 1905
    • Young woman in white dress, black hat with white flowers
    • Young woman in dark striped dress, with lace bodice and sleeves, dark hat with dark flowers
    • Mrs. W. C Stripling obituary, October 4, 1954
    • Couple taken in Longmont, Colorado, unknown
    • Family seated in yard of white framed two-story home
    • Wedding Journal for Nona Forbess and Lou A Greene, 1917. This is filled with photos of Forbess home interior, large Moore home on Ballinger and Pennsylvania and Greene home, 2220 Alston (image shown above is from this album)
    • Musagete composite 1957-1958
    • Musagete composite 1958-1959
    • Folder with family photos
    • Carol Jane and Nona Lou Greene, Reid Photo
    • Carol Jane, Nona Lou, with their mother Nona Forbess Greene
    • Lou A. Greene with his wife, Nona, and daughter Carol Jane. Buckley Photo, 1920.
    • Lou A. Greene portrait, undated
    • Carol Jane Greene, in her Assembly presentation dress, 1937. Ann Louise Rhodes, Comini portrait, 1961
    • Folder with snapshots of construction related to B. G. Rhodes
    • Folder with snapshots of construction related to Jon Knox Rhodes in Fort Worth: some identified are Fort Worth Clinic, various offices, additions to schools, Osteopathic Hospital, El Patio Motor Lodge on E. Lancaster, small medical offices in hospital district, Burroughs building on University, Hurst General Hospital, small houses after World War II
    Scrapbooks and Yearbooks
    • Black cardboard cover with mountain scene: newspaper clippings, many of engagements and wedding announcements of friends of Carol Jane Greene beginning in 1940. There is clipping of the 1st home for Jon Knox Rhodes at 3619 Monticello
    • Blue canvas cover with Scotsman on cover: Many clippings related to Globe Aviation Co. and Jon Knox Rhodes
    • Brown wooden scrapbook with name: Jon Knox Rhodes burned into cover. Some clippings are of projects from his construction company; others have to do with other local builders. Two photos of his daughter, Ann, one with his mother, Louise Rhodes
    • Black cardboard cover: filled with clippings, invitations, telegrams of 1937-1938 for Carol Jane Greene's debut at Fort Worth Assembly
    • Blue cardboard cover with barefoot Breton girls: 1929 Horse Show program; high school news clippings and memorabilia, 1937 Assembly debut
    • Brown cardboard cover with ship: Briarcliff College memorabilia, New York theater and nightclub programs, West Point weekend party favors
    • Turquoise leatherette cover: Ann Rhodes' Musagete and Arlington Heights High School, 1958-1960
    • Cream leatherette cover, Ann Rhodes' TCU and Kappa Kappa Gamma, 1960
    • White leatherette album with fleur de lis: Ann Rhodes' debut scrapbook, 1962, but also has photos and clippings from earlier in family, clippings from Carol Jean's friends: John Herbert's obit, Nona Greene's wedding clippings, Ed Byers Jr. obituary, George Polk obituary, articles and photographs of Mrs. Charles Reimers
    • Brown leatherette album with photos of Ann's palomino horse, Sky Deb. 1956
    • Green cardboard album with Godey's style women on cover: Carol Jane Greene's high school and Briarcliff College clippings, with many invitations
    • The Panther, 1935 yearbook for Central High School, Fort Worth
    Documents
    • Certificate licensing Jon Knox Rhodes to serve in Northern District Federal Court, 1940
    • Tarrant County Building and Loan Association of Fort Worth Account Book, opened February 8, 1939, Installment Stock of Jon Knox Rhodes
    • Tarrant County Building and Loan Association of Fort Worth Installment Shares, February 8, 1939, Jon Knox Rhodes
    • Note from First National, Mayfield, Kentucky addressed to Jon Knox Rhodes dated October 1, 1888
    Jon K. Rhodes Construction Co. General Contractor
    • Jon K. Rhodes Construction Co. General Contractor and Builder. 3401 Rosedale advertisement in the Union Banner dated January 1954
    • Jon K. Rhodes Construction Co. General Contractors. 108 Coventry Place advertisement in the Union Banner dated November 1957
    • Southwestern Design Details with black and white photographs of: A.P. Cary Building, Fort Worth; Beasley Clinic, El Paso; Builder: Jon K. Rhodes Construction Company and others, published by Clay Products Association of the Southwest, Austin. No date but appears to be from the 1950s
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, page 27, with photograph of building, "The home of Texas Association of Osteopathic Physicians and Surgeons at 512 Bailey, recently completed by Jon K. Rhodes," no date but appears to be from the 1950s.
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, with photograph of building, "The DuKaine Corp. Building which will house the National Life and Accident Insurance Co. at West 4th and Bailey Streets, recently completed by Jon K. Rhodes," no date but appears to be from the 1950s.
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, with photograph of National Life and Accident Insurance Co., 1324 Hemphill, recently completed by Jon K. Rhodes, August 1957
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, with photograph of Burroughs Building, 611 University Drive, recently completed by Jon K. Rhodes, August 1957
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, with photograph of new office building of Leonard E. Kanto, consulting engineers, at 2915 Morton Street, recently completed by Jon K. Rhodes, June 1956
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, with photograph of building "This modern, attractive building recently was erected by Jon K. Rhodes at 1201 West Presidio for an optometry clinic." No date, but appears to be from the 1950s.
    • Clipping from Southwestern Builder, with photograph of Bill Harris Insurance Company Building, 903 University Drive, no date but appears to be from the 1950s (still standing despite proximity to 7th Street development).
    • "Cities Realty Corporation Completes Construction of New Burroughs Building: Another big step in the growth of a greater Fort Worth," handout features Fort Worth Star-Telegram articles dated November 11, 1956 and April 14, 1957, showing three views of building.

    Wallet and money clip of Jon Knox Rhodes, leather: Items were removed and accessioned separately - contents of wallet as gifted are delineated below:
     

    • World War II Mileage Ration Cards, Registration Certificates, and Notices of Classification of Jon Knox Rhodes, 3619 Monticello, Fort Worth, Texas, with stamps, dates range from 1940 to 1945
    • Rivercrest Country Club membership card of Mr. B. G. Rhodes, 1944
    • Fort Worth Club membership card of Mr. B. G. Rhodes, 1944
    • Fort Worth Golf Association membership card of Attorney Jon Knox Rhodes, dated 1934
    • Fort Worth Lecture Foundation membership card of Mrs. B. G. Rhodes dated 1938-1939 with list of the season's eight lectures
    • Fort Worth and Tarrant County Bar Association membership card of Attorney Jon Knox Rhodes, dated 1974
    • Pullman Company baggage claim card, dated December 19, 1944
    • Drivers License of Jon Knox Rhodes, 3619 Monticello, Fort Worth, Texas, (no photo) 1944
    • Drivers License of Louise Hale Rhodes, 5000 Byers Apt. B Fort Worth (no photo) - shows born January 6, 1883
    • Drivers Licenses (two) of Bernard G. Rhodes, No. 1 Westover Road, Westover Hills, Fort Worth (no photo) - lists date of birth as September 22, 1876.
    • Hertz Courtesy Card of Bernard G. Rhodes, No. 1 Westover Road, Westover Hills, Fort Worth (no photo) - issued 1942
    • Business card of R. A. Graham, Station Manager of Hertz Driveurself Stations
    • Globe Aircraft Corp. employee identification card of Jon Knox Rhodes, Fort Worth, 1942
    • Prescription for Rhodes in Los Angeles by George Martyn, MD

    Jon Knox Rhodes, 1954

    Follow this link to the Ann L. Rhodes Estate Scrapbooks page.