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    Dolores Gilbert Collection

    Fort Worth High School

    Summary: Donor gave image shown of Fort Worth High School, which was attended by William E. Orgain, the father of the donor, from 1893 to 1897.  Famous daredevil stunt pilot Ormer Locklear attended this school, located on Jennings Avenue on the near south side of Fort Worth, from 1903 to 1908.  The building was built in 1891 and was destroyed by fire in 1910.



    • Fort Worth High School, 8 by 10 inches, black and white, mounted, unframed. Written on back: "Fort Worth High School on Jennings between Jarvis and Daggett, Hemphill, Back Street. William E. Orgain went to Fort Worth High School, born 1881, died 1959. Raised at 402 South Henderson. Given by daughter: Dolores Orgain Gilbert on March 3, 1987."