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    Frances Merrill Spiller Scott Collection

    Fort Worth Kindergarten 1906

    Pictured: Fort Worth Kindergarten, 1906

    Summary: Donor is the daughter of Edmund Berkeley Spiller and Frances Ellen Wright Spiller (1884-1963). Her father, Edmund Berkeley Spiller, was the secretary of the Texas & Southwestern Cattle Raisers Association, and had come to Fort Worth from Graham, Texas. The donor's mother, Frances Ellen Wright Spiller, was the daughter of John Howard Wright of Mansfield, Texas. The donor was a leader in the "Save the Scott House" movement in Fort Worth and an early officer of the Historical Preservation Council of Tarrant County. She donated the following photographs.


    • Fort Worth Kindergarten, 1906; accompanying text reads: "The 'bus' was the surrey with the fringe on top. Picture property of Catherine Terrell McCartney. (left to right) Mary Mhoon Orrick; Louise Hudson; Eugene Orrick; Elizabeth Duringer Gaither; Margaret Hudson; Katie Bowlin Staude; Lillian Morrison; Miss Rebecca J. Morrison; Chris Hill (pupil); Mother Rintleman; Hilda Staude; David Stevens; Hardy Anderson; Katherine Bowlin, kindergarten teacher; Adults in picture: standing at left Morrison; back to photographer Martin; seated in buggy Finch; with three children Bowlin; children Boyle."
    • Frances Berkeley Spiller, on tricycle, and her mother, Frances Ellen Wright Spiller (1884-1963) in front of their home at the Spoonts Court Apartments, circa 1919-1920



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