Summary: Arvin William (Bill) Turner was a Fort Worth scholar with a
particular interest in the city's namesake, Major General William
Jenkins Worth. He played an active role in renaming Main Street Plaza
General Worth Square. The collection reflects his dedication to
ensuring that the legacy of General Worth lives on in the town that
adopted his name.
• General Worth Square Historical Marker Dedication, three copies of varying sizes, 1989
• Photograph of portrait of General Worth, four copies, 8 by 10 inches, n.d. (image shown)
• Unveiling of painting of General Worth on loan from Hudson Hotel, New York for Fort Worth's centennial celebration, 8 by10 inches, 1949. Pictured: Robert Windfohr, Amon Carter, Web Maddox, and Sid Richardson
• 18 images showing Bill Turner, Ruby Schmidt, Mrs. Charles Peters, and Chris Peters with General Worth memorabilia, including his uniform, field desk, and portraits
• Two images at the General Worth monument in New York City with Bill Turner and Castleberry High School Choir, 1987
• Texas Historical Commission marker dedication at General Worth Square, 1989
• General Worth's Birthday at General Worth Square and T.V. New Front and End, 1981, 1989
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