Life in Texas from 1900 to 1950

Life in Tarrant County Tx 1909 to early 1940's

 

Tarrant County, Texas from 1800's to 1950 as pictured in archived government photographs, vintage postcards, old school yearbooks and newspapers. Click on photos to view larger.

 

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Tarrant County Fair and Fat Stock Show 1916Tarrant County Fair and Fat Stock Show in 1916

100's gather at the the Tarrant County Fair and Fat Stock Show in 1916 . . . see the big picture

Livestock Exchange Building in Fort Worth in 1928Livestock Exchange Building in Fort Worth in 1928

 

Ann Edwards, former slave in Ft. Worth in 1937Ann Edwards, former slave in Ft. Worth in 1937
Arron Russell, Former Slave in  Ft. Worth in 1937Arron Russell, Former Slave in  Ft. Worth in 1937
William Homer, Former Slave in Fort Worth in 1939William Homer, Former Slave  in Fort Worth in 1939
Bull Calf Cafe in Fort Worth in 1942Bull Calf Cafe in Fort Worth in 1942

The Bull Calf Cafe on Hwy 80 between Fort Worth and Dallas featured "Calf Fries Coming Up!"

Aircraft Mechanic School Tarrant County 1942

Aircraft Mechanic School Tarrant County 1942

Aircraft Mechanic Instructor with students in Tarrant County in 1942
 

Building Liberator Bomber 1942Building the Liberator Bomber in Fort Worth in 1942

Unidentified woman rivets wings on Liberator Bomber at the Consolidated Aircraft Corp in Fort Worth in 1942

Cabins on the Fort Worth Dallas Highway in 1942Cabins on the Fort Worth Dallas Highway in 1942

 

Civilian pilot training school Fort Worth in 1942Civilian pilot training school Fort Worth in 1942
Fishermens Last Chance Cafe in 1942Fishermens Last Chance Cafe 1942

Located on Highway 80 between Dallas and Fort Worth

Highway 80 Roadside Stand between Dallas and Fort Worth 1942Highway 80 Roadside Stand between Dallas and Fort Worth 1942
Bull Calf Cafe in Fort Worth in 1942Bull Calf Cafe in Fort Worth in 1942

The Bull Calf Cafe on Hwy 80 between Fort Worth and Dallas featured Calf Fries Coming Up!

Jax Cafe on Hwy 80 Outside Fort WorthJax Cafe on Hwy 80 Outside Fort Worth in 1942
Fort Worth Street Scene in 1942Fort Worth Street Scene in 1942
Meacham AFB Tarrant County 1942Meacham AFB Tarrant County 1942

WW2 era airmen at Meacham AFB in 1942

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