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    Carol Roark Collection

    Dee Barker, Duane Gage, and Lon Burnam

    In the image shown, donor (far left) confers with (left to right) Dee Barker, Duane Gage, and Lon Burnam regarding which images to hang where in the 1895 Courthouse. Byrd Williams IV, photographer, 1983.

    Summary: In 1983, donor curated photographs on exhibit in the 1895 Tarrant County Courthouse. Four books authored by donor are Fort Worth and Tarrant County: An Historical Guide (TCU Press, 2004), Fort Worth Then and Now (TCU Press, 2001), Fort Worth's Legendary Landmarks (TCU Press, 1995), and Catalogue of the Amon Carter Museum Photography Collection (Amon Carter Museum, 1988). Carol worked for the Historic Preservation Council for Tarrant County, a group that conducted an historic resources survey of 2,200 buildings in Tarrant County. 

    • Index card file of Fort Worth related photographs and booklets held by the Amon Carter Museum. Many were used in the 1973 Amon Carter Museum Fort Worth's 100th Anniversary Exhibition (Ron Tyler, Director).