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  • Tarrant County - scrapbooks

    Accessibility Notice: Due to the age and complexity of the original material, these linked scrapbook PDFs are made up of scanned images. If you need assistance accessing the content in one of the documents, please contact Archivist Dawn Youngblood  at 817-884-3272.

    Jail Cost Book cover page 

    Jail Cost Book
    Ledger containing cost sheets for Taylor Building Company, for the building of the Tarrant County Jail (200 Belknap) in 1917 and 1918. This is a detailed, itemized account of all expenses involved with the contractor. Taylor Building Company was owned by James T. Taylor, and was one of the biggest local contractors at the time. Please note that due to the large size of the original pages, each page had to be scanned into two individual segments. Ledger donated by Tarrant County Tax Assessor-Collector. 36 by 18 inches. 92 pages.

    Tarrant County 1971 cover page

    Tarrant County undated, 1971-1978
    undated, 1971, 1974, 1978
    Mostly newspaper clippings concerning Tarrant County from 1971, as well as a few other business records. 20 by 25 inches. 68 pages.

    Tarrant County 1972-1975 cover page

    Tarrant County undated, 1972-1975, 1979.
    undated, 1972-1975, 1979
    Mostly newspaper clippings concerning the Tarrant County government, particularly from 1972. Also contains a few documents from 1979 about the Tarrant County Office Administration Building. 20 by 25 inches. 55 pages.

    Tarrant County Employees 1978-1987 Cover Page

    Tarrant County Employees
    Newspaper clippings, photographs, and one invitation related to Tarrant County and its employees. Scrapbook was kept by an employee of the Tarrant County Credit Union. Newspaper clippings include Bill Gurley (County Treasurer), Jim Boorman (County Clerk), Reed Stewart (Tax Assessor-Collector), Judge Charles Lindsey, Ben Tahmahkera (Sheriff's Department), Dell DeHay (Law Library), and Judge J. C. Duvall. 12 by 12 inches. 94 pages.

    Follow link to Tarrant County Named Collection page.


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    100 E. Weatherford, Fort Worth, Texas 76196