Picture: Fort Worth Mercantile Company, undated
Summary: Donor served on the Fort Worth Public Library board as archives chair of the Tarrant County Historical Commission throughout the 1980s. She was very active in the Daughters of the American Revolution, oral histories, and worked tirelessly collecting donations for the beginnings of the Tarrant County Archives. This collection contains articles researched and written by the donor in preparation for a publication on historic sites in Tarrant County to be published by the Texas Christian University Press and the actual published book. It also contains family photographs from early Fort Worth, including a set of photographs of the former Fort Worth Library that was built in 1939, and Camp Wolters near Mineral Wells, Texas.
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