Davis home, 5100 Crestline Road, Fort Worth, 8 by 10 inch Black and White, no date
Chamber of Commerce breakfast honoring U.S. President John F. Kennedy, Friday, November 22, 1963, in the Crystal Ballroom at the Texas Hotel, Fort Worth, Texas. Visible guests at the head table from L-R: Texas Governor John B. Connally, Mrs. Lady Bird Johnson, Vice-President Lyndon B. Johnson, First Lady Jacqueline B. Kennedy, President Kennedy, Raymond Buck (at podium),
Fort Worth mayor Bayard Friedman, Mrs. Cornelia C. Friedman;
Photographer is unknown, but donor credits it to Mid-Continent (his
family's oil company) in the accompanying handwritten note; 8 by 10
inch Black and White (Images shown above)
Summary: Fort Worth oilman and Railroad enthusiast William S. "Bill" Davis has been a generous supporter of the Tarrant County Archives donating both collection items and supplies. The son of oil legend Kenneth William Davis, one of the founding members of the Petroleum Club of Fort Worth, Bill Davis has a passion for Fort Worth history. His collection reflects his interest in family history, railways and Fort Worth. Images shown are a Midcontinent photographer's image of President John F. Kennedy's visit to Fort Worth and a personal note from the donor (above); a donated map (below).
Encyclopedia of Western Lawmen and Outlaws by Jay Robert Nash,
Manuscripts and Research Notes
Ultra magazine, March 1983, Mitzi Davis on cover
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