Local History File

picture in Local History File

[City of Arlington bicentennial business envelope, back image], Photograph, 1976; (http://texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth176308/), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, http://texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Arlington Public Library , Arlington, Texas.

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

A

Accidents

Airports

  • Regional
  • DFW International

Amusement Parks

  • Hawaii Kai – Sea Life Park
  • Seven Seas
  • Six Flags Corp.
  • Six Flags – Hurricane Harbor
  • Six Flags Over Texas
  • Wet ‘N Wild

Arlington Population

(population size/growth)

Arlington – Backward Glimpses

(newspaper series of old photos)

Arlington Early History

  • General history
  • Timelines
  • Arlington Journal – History series

Arlington Early History

  • Arlington History 1800s
  • 1900s
  • 1910s
  • 1920s
  • 1930s
  • 1940s
  • 1950s

Arlington Recent History

  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • 1990s
  • 2000s

Arts & Theatre – Arlington

  • Arlington Museum of Art
  • Artists
  • Grandee, Joe (local artist)
  • Ballet Arlington
  • Antique Sewing Machine Museum
  • Theatre Arlington
  • Misc. – arts

B

Business & Industry

  • Clippings 1950s
  • 1960s
  • 1970s
  • 1980s
  • General Motors
  • Great Southwest Corp.
  • Vandergriff Auto Dealerships

C

Cemeteries I

  • Cemetery articles
  • Arlington Cemetery –  gravesite listing
  • Tarrant County & surrounding area
  • Grand Prairie Cemetery
  • Ford Cemetery & Family history
  • Gibbins Home & Cemetery
  • Moore Funeral Home
  • Tomlin Cemetery
  • Cemeteries – Northside School

Cemeteries II

  • Berachah Home & Cemetery
  • Harrison Cemetery
  • P.A. Watson Cemetery

Chamber of Commerce

Churches I

  • First Baptist Church
  • First Christian Church
  • First United Methodist Church
  • Mount Olive Baptist
  • Tate Springs Baptist Church

Churches II

  • Baptist churches – misc.
  • West Fork United Presbyterian –Grand Prairie, TX
  • Lonesome Dove Baptist – Grapevine, TX
  • Misc. clippings
  • Catholic churches – misc.
  • Church of Christ – misc.
  • Methodist churches – misc.
  • Presbyterian churches – misc.

Charities

City Council I – Misc.

City Council – Bonds & Decisions

City Council – members

  • Groves, Ken
  • Holman, Dixon
  • Lynn, Dottie
  • Malec, Dick
  • Snider, Bill
  • Snider, Carolyn

City Elections

City Development

City Hall

City Employees

  • City managers
  • Campbell, George (former city manager)
  • Misc.

Civic Organizations

  • Misc.
  • Arlington Band
  • Arlington Boy’s Club
  • Arlington Historical Society
  • Arlington Night Shelter
  • Arlington Youth Orchestra/ Symphony
  • Boy Scouts
  • Cancer Society
  • United Fund
  • YMCA Foundation

Clubs

  • Kiwanis
  • Jaycees
  • Lions
  • Rotary
  • Seretoma
  • Women’s clubs
  • Misc.

Community Development

  • Initiative Movement
  • Arlington Community Center
  • 1965 Community Development Survey
  • Public Programs/ Services

Convention Center

Crime & Criminals

  • Julie Fuller murder
  • Murders of Christine Vu & Wendie Prescott
  • Murder of Amy Robinson

D

Doctors

  • Doctors
  • Misc.
  • Dr. Zack Bobo

E

Ethnic Groups

  • African-American
  • Hispanic
  • Vietnamese
  • Mosier Valley
  • Native Americans
  • Misc.

F

Festivals & Celebrations

  • Arlington Centennial
  • Festivals – 1990s
  • Festivals – 2000s

Fire Department

Fires

  • Fires – 1990s
  • Fires – 2000s

Fielder Museum

H

Historical Buildings

Historical Homes

  • Misc.
  • Cooper House
  • Fielder House
  • Ralph Mann Home

Historical – Indians of Arlington

  • Misc.
  • Indian Papers – Treaty of Bird’s Fort
  • Indian Heritage in Arlington
  • Battle of Village Creek

Historical Sites I

  • Bird’s Fort
  • Cross Timbers
  • Goodwin Cabin – Grand Prairie, TX
  • Heritage Trail
  • Hanging Tree
  • The Hill
  • Johnson Station
  • Marion Loyd Homestead – Mansfield, TX
  • Jopling-MeLear Log Cabin

Historical Sites II

  • Marrow Bone Spring
  • Mineral Well
  • Village Creek
  • P.A. Watson Log Cabin
  • Screaming Bridge
  • Top of the Hill Terrace – Casino
  • Witness Tree

Hospitals

  • Arlington Memorial (including bound scrapbook of clippings)
  • CPC Millwood Psychiatric
  • HCA Medical Center

J

Johnson Creek

  • Johnson Creek history
  • Johnson Creek Project

L

Lakes – Arlington area

  • Joe Pool Lake
  • Lake Arlington
  • Lake Calloway/ Lake Erie (Handley Power Plant)

Libraries

  • “Origin and Development of the Public Library System in Arlington”
  • Misc. – libraries
  • Friends of the Library
  • Central Library
  • East Arlingtong Branch Library (formerly Southeast)
  • Lake Arlington Branch Library (formerly Southwest)
  • Northeast Branch Library
  • Woodland West Branch Library
  • Southeast Branch Library

M

Maps – misc.

Masonic & Eastern Star Homes

Mayors

  • Misc.
  • Greene, Richard
  • Odom, Elzie
  • Patterson, Harold
  • Stovall, S.J.

N

Newspapers

  • Arlington newspapers history
  • Citizen Journal – 100 year history
  • Star Telegram

P

Parks Department

  • Parks – 1950s to 1980s
  • Parks – 1990s
  • Parks – 2000s
  • Randol Mill
  • River Legacy
  • Caelum Moor
  • Martin Luther King, Jr. Sports Center
  • Meadowbrook Park

Police Department

  • Misc.
  • New police building

Post Office

Proclamations & Special Events

Public Figures

  • Misc.
  • The Johnsons – Glen, Mid & Solon
  • Ayres, Joe
  • Joyner, Arista
  • Nichols, Dora

R

Race Track – Arlington Downs

Residents A – G

  • Including:
    • Dunlop, J.W.

Residents H – R

  • Including:
    • Solon B. Johnson – Ina Russel: Letters of Correspondence 1886-1889
    • Johnson, Middleton Tate & Family history
    • Mebus, Jerry

Residents S – Z

  • Including:
    • Wright, C.H. (Punch)
    • Waggoner, W.T.
  • Anniversaries
  • New Arrivals

Railways & Interurban

  • Railroad
  • Interurban & railways
  • Railtran

Rivers

S

Schools – Charter

Schools – Private

Schools – Public School System

  • Johnson Station Schools
  • “Panorama of the Arlington Public School System” (1955)

Schools – Elementary

  • Elementary schools
  • Elementary school teachers

Schools – Junior High

Schools – High School

  • Arlington H.S.
  • Sam Houston H.S.
  • Arlington H.S. – history & reunions
  • Bowie H.S.
  • Lamar H.S.
  • Martin H.S.
  • Seguin H.S.
  • Venture School

Senior Citizens

Sister City Program

Smithsonian

Streets of Arlington

T

Tarrant County

  • Tarrant Co. misc.
  • Arlington Subcourthouse
  • Fort Worth history
  • Dalworthington Gardens
  • Pantego, TX
  • Watsonville, TX

Texas Rangers Baseball I

  • 1970s – 1980s clippings
  • Ballpark in Arlington (pre 1994)

Texas Rangers Baseball II

  • 1990s clippings
  • All-Star Game 1995
  • Nolan Ryan

Texas Rangers Baseball III

  • Misc.
  • Arlington Stadium
  • Ballpark in Arlington (post 1994)

Texas Sesquincentennial

Transportation

U

Urban Renewal

Universities & Colleges

  • Arlington Baptist College
  • Arlington State College
  • Bauder Fashion College/ Bryan Institute
  • Carlisle Military Academy
  • Tarrant County Junior College (TCJC)

Universities & Colleges – UTA

  • UTA Centennial
  • Backward Glimpses
  • UTA – Robertson Colony
  • UTA clippings: 1960s – 1970s
  • UTA clippings: 1980s
  • UTA clippings: 1990s

V

Vandergriff

  • Hooker Vandergriff & Family
  • Tom Vandergriff 1950s – 1960s
  • Tom Vandergriff 1971 – 1975
  • Tom Vandergriff 1976 – 1979
  • Tom Vandergriff 1980s – 1990s

W

Weather

  • Floods
  • Tornadoes

Wedding Anniversaries