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    Tarrant County Convention Center Collection

     

    Summary: Publications released by the director of the Tarrant County Convention Center, Melvin Morgan, to the Archives, upon the sale of the facility to the City of Fort Worth in 1997. Donor gave publications, brochures, calendars, and slides related to Tarrant County Convention Center and Fort Worth.  

     

    Aerial view of downtown Fort Worth and Convention Center, 1979

    Aerial view of Downtown Fort Worth and Tarrant County Convention Center, 1979

     

    • Manual: "Convention Liaison Manual, A Working Guide for Successful Conventions," Copyright 1961, by Convention Liaison Committee. Printed by McCall Printing Company, Washington, D.C.
    • Directory: "Successful Meetings, 22nd Annual International Convention Facilities Directory." April 1975. 1422 Chestnut Street. Philadelphia
    • Two calendars, 1993, Tarrant County Convention Center
    • Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce "Communique‚" Vol. 17, No. 7, June 27, 1969
    • Brochure: "The City of Fort Worth Incomparable"
    • Brochure: "Tarrant County Convention Center"  Fort Worth, Texas
    • Program: Miss Teenage America Pageant 1971, Fort Worth, Texas
    • Texas Bar Journal, June 22, 1969. Vol. 32, No. 6.
    • "Action '69." Program and Committee Roster for the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
    • 1970 Business Guide, published by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
    • 1971 Business Guide, published by the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce
    • "Fort Worth" monthly publication of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. March, April, May, June, August, September, October, December 1969
    • "Fort Worth" monthly publication of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. March, April, August, October, November, December 1970
    • "Fort Worth" monthly publication of the Fort Worth Chamber of Commerce. February, April, May 1971
    • Booklet: 13 copies of "Fort Worth. Where you can see forever." Published by the Continental Bank of Fort Worth, 1971
    • Booklet: "Key" Magazine. April 1970
    • Publication: The International Talent Weekly Performance Newspaper, July 20, 1979, Vol. 9, No. 10. On cover: aerial photograph of Tarrant County Convention Center and downtown Fort Worth
    • "Texas Highways," June 1975
    • "Trinity Valley Progress," March to April 1969. Published by Trinity Improvement Association
    • "Texas Food Merchant,"  August 1971, Vol. 29, No. 12
    • Slides: various Convention Center events, including musical performances, circuses, sporting events, and tractor pulls, dated predominantly from 1970-1980s

     

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