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    Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society Collection

    Pictured: Students and Faculty at Fort Worth Industrial and Mechanical College, circa 1919

    Summary: Donor gave the following photographs and publication. The photographs are mostly from Fort Worth Industrial and Mechanical College that existed in the Como neighborhood in west Fort Worth during the 1910s. All photos are in black and white. The publication outlines the accomplishments and contributions of 15 individuals in the form of short biographies. It was given by Lenora Rolla, Curator of the Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society.

    Photographs

    • President’s Residence, Fort Worth Industrial and Mechanical College, 8 by 10 inches, circa 1916
    • Students and faculty, Fort Worth Industrial and Mechanical College, 8 by 10 inches, circa 1919
    • Students and faculty, Fort Worth Industrial and Mechanical College, 8 by 10 inches, circa 1919
    • Ethel Lynch Edwards, 8 by 10 inches, circa 1915
    • Ethel Lynch Edwards in hat, 8 by 10 inches, undated
    • Mrs. Albert E. Carter Hardin, portrait, 2.5 by 6.5 inches, undated
    • Unidentified girl in hat, 4.5 by 6.5 inches, undated
    • Two young women with bows in hair, 3.75 by 6.5 inches, undated
    • Mrs. Albert Hardin and friend, San Francisco, California, 4.5 by 6.5 inches, 1944
    • Women at tea party, seated around dining room table for baby shower honoring Mrs. B. J. Bradford, La Vida print, 6.5 by 4.5 inches, January 5, 1963
    • Four women outside Como Elementary, in hats, one with corsage, Mrs. Donavan (left center) and Mr. Hardin (right center), 6.5 by 4.5 inches, June 1956
    • Unidentified people swimming in river in shallow water, 6.5 by 4.5 inches, undated

    Publication

    • Black Journalists: Voices of Preservation and Change/Dual Consciousness, An Exploration of Preserving Black Tradition and Changing Black Lifestyles, Tarrant County Black Historical and Genealogical Society, printed by Texas Commerce Printing, 1988

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