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[A no parking sign at the Ashton Depot]

Description: Photograph of a no parking sign at the Ashton Depot, formerly known as both Santa Fe Depot and Fort Worth Union Depot, located at 1501 Jones Street, in Fort Worth. The sign is a circle on a post with a round base. The circle is white with the words painted on in all capital letters. A light-colored box highlights the NO. It stands next to a doorway. The doorway is flanked by two brick columns that are encased in painted wood. The paint is peeling and very cracked. Two metal posts sit in front of the door. A small, half-moon window is set above the door. The ground is brick laid in a herringbone pattern.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[First Christian Church at night]

Description: Photograph of First Christian Church located at 612 Throckmorton Street in Fort Worth. The architecture of the building is Greek with the triangular roof and columns. There is an entryway close to street-level that sits underneath the row of columns. It is illuminated my spotlights. A small set of stairs leads up to it. with potted topiary on the edges of the stairs. More stairs lead up from that entrance to an entrance behind the columns. This entrance has a large door under a pointed archway, matching the roofline. The church's windows are stained glass. A sign stands at the corner of the lawn. It is in the shape of a capital "I," with the lines on the top and bottom. It reads "FIRST CHRISTIAN CHURCH." There are lights in the sign, but they have gone out behind the letters C, S, T, I, and A in "Christian." There are other buildings across the street from the Church, all with lights on in some windows. It is nighttime.
Date: March 14, 1987
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A wall with four sculptures]

Description: Photograph of a wall with four sculptures in Fort Worth. The wall is made of long rectangular blocks of stone set in a staggered pattern. Four sections of stone jut out slightly, creating bases for the art. The sculptures are large slabs of dark rock or metal with the image extending from it. The image is the same for each sculpture. It is the backside of a person posing with their left arm cradling their head and their right leg bent. Each one gets more realistic and detailed as they go to the left, with the rightmost sculpture being very minimalistic, abstract, and clean. The sections of stone that hold the sculptures stand on a raised platform with a polished surface. Behind the wall, two mature trees can be partially seen. A large building stands in the background of the photo, sporting lots of windows.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A view of W. 5th Street taken from the steps of First Christian Church]

Description: Photograph of W. 5th Street in Fort Worth. The photo was taken from the steps of First Christian Church, and shows the Fort Worth National Bank, which is now known as The Tower Residential. The steps lead down to a curved landing. Both the top of the steps and the curved landing have small squares of stone placed in a grid pattern with dark grout. The handrails are made of metal and are dirty. To the left of the image, two columns of the church are in frame, sitting above the top of the stairs. Immediately past the curved landing, A tree and a rounded shrub grow. Beyond the two plants is an empty parking lot. The background shows the city.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A ticket booth at the Will Rogers Memorial Center]

Description: Photograph of a ticket booth at the Will Rogers Memorial Center located at 3401 Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth. The booth is shorter than the building it is in, creating empty space above it between the top of the booth and the ceiling. The bottom half of the booth is made of dark stone, while the top half is a light color. There are four windows, two on each side of the booth. These windows have very dark frames and small shelves attached to the front of them. A dark door, framed in the same material as the windows, allows access inside. The booth sits under an archway, the arch being made geometrically with stair-step shapes instead of a curve. The booth reaches the lowest stair step. All of the other walls around the booth have the same color scheme with the dark on the bottom and the light on the top. A rubber baseboard runs along the bottom of every wall in the photo. A hole has been knocked into the side of the booth.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The exterior of the Will Rogers Memorial Center]

Description: Photograph of the Will Rogers Memorial Center located at 3401 Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth. The building is tall, and is connected to a large tower. The section of the center that is most prominent in the photograph stands to the left. It is made out of large stone blocks. Doorways are inset into the building, creating a two-dimensional façade. The sections of the building that stand out are carved to resemble Greek columns, with grooves going down the lengths of each column five times. A set of double doors is set into each depressed section of the building, the ones closest to the camera are under a doorway that says "WILL ROGERS." Glass blocks extend above each doorway, reaching to the same height as the grooved stone. Each glass section is five blocks across. At the top of this building, a tiled mural depicting various farm and pilgrim images. Spotlights sit on top of the building, aiming down to its surroundings. A shorter section of the center connects the building to the tower. A small section of landscaping rests in front of it. This area consists of a tall tree, three saplings, and various short plants.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The exterior of the Blackstone Hotel in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the Blackstone Hotel located at 601 Main Street, in Fort Worth. It is at least 20 stories, with square windows on both visible sides of the building. The roof is multi-leveled, with the shortest section being 7 stories below the top portion. Each roof section has pointed sections rising up higher than the roofline. There are cars driving on the street in front of the hotel, and they are blurry. The hotel is surrounded by other buildings, some being taller than it. Another building obscures some of the view of the camera, creating a sort of unintended vignette around the black and white image.
Date: 2017
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Interior of a Masonic temple in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a Masonic temple located at 1100 Henderson Street in Fort Worth. The room has high ceilings, with three decorative beams dividing the ceiling up into sections. The beams are sectioned off into twelve triangles with each pair lining up to become a divided square. In each triangle is a yin and yang shape made out of carved wood. The ceiling itself is decorated. Intricate, symmetric designs are printed on each section of the coffered ceiling. A balcony runs the span of the room on either side, creating a place from which to view the proceedings below. Tall arches create the "walls" of this balcony, and a barrier endures the safety of those who would stand on the balcony. The barrier has a small repeating design. The walls of the whole room are made of large, polished blocks of different colored stone, stacked in a staggered pattern. The main floor of the room is made of two darker shades of stone, also laid in a staggered pattern. There is what appears to be an altar in the middle of the floor. Four chairs with their backs to the camera, sit on either side of the altar, close to the camera, a solitary chair sits in the corner of the photo, cut half out of the frame, two chairs sit side by side on the left side of the photo, towards the other side of the room, and another solitary chair sits on the right side of the room. Each of these chairs is sitting in the sunken part of the floor, separate from the three rows of stadium seats on either side of the room. At the very front of the room, four chairs on either side of what appears to be a pulpit, sit in …
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The arches at the First Methodist Church]

Description: Panoramic photograph of the arches at the First United Methodist Church located at 800 W 5th Street in Fort Worth. There are five arches lining each side of a walkway, and the camera is looking at the side of said walkway. Each arch is attached to large, sturdy columns that have beveled edges. Small stone blocks fill in the gaps between the arch tops and the roof of the walkway. Through the first set of arches, the other set can be seen, looking identical to the first. Through both sets of arches, a small courtyard connects different entrances to the church. It is a paved courtyard with tall, skinny trees and various bushes and shrubs. A row of box hedge flanks the sides of the arches, leaving one arch clear for an entrance. The floor of the walkway is stone, with smaller, darker stones creating a large grid pattern. Vines creep up the walls on either side of the 5 arches closest to the camera. There are two short sets of stairs in the courtyard, likely leading to an entrance into the church.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A staircase inside of the Tarrant County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a staircase inside of the Tarrant County Courthouse located at 100 E Weatherford St in Fort Worth. The staircase is made of stone, and the steps are rounded where they go beyond the bannister, each one having beveled edges. The bottom flight connects to a curved, wedge shaped landing that connects to another, straighter flight of stairs. The bannister consists of circular and spiral designs made out of metal connected at a curved handrail. The same railing continues on the landing at the top of the second flight of stairs. The curved side of the first landing is flush with a curved wall. In this wall there is an arched inset with a clam shell detail on the inside of the arch. Four lights are seen in the photo, all pendant lights, and all lit up.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Columns outside of the U.S. Post Office Central]

Description: Photograph of columns outside of the U.S. Post Office Central located at 251 W. Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth. There are enough columns to cover the length of the front wall. The columns are smooth and rounded, with Grecian inspired capitals. The capitals are very decorative, and attach to the roof of the building. Two wrought iron lamp posts stand on the sides of an entryway closer to the camera. Four small steps lead up to a landing, presumably an entrance into the building. This landing is lined by short walls made of thick, polished stone blocks with a Grecian, geometric pattern carved into a band around the top.
Date: 1983
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The lobby of the Sinclair Building]

Description: Photograph of the lobby of the Sinclair Building located at 512 Main Street in Fort Worth. The floor is made with square tile, all slightly different shades. Small, darkly colored, diamond shaped tiles sit at the intersection of each group of four larger tiles. A border goes around the edges of the floor. This border is also tile with thin bands of light tile on the edges, and dark tile creating a triangular pattern. This border separates the square tiles from the polished granite that continues from the wall, which are made of the same dark granite. Two elevator doors stand in insets of the wall. Above each inset, a geometric, Art Deco arch frames a lighter granite, to showcase the doorway. The doors themselves are corrugated. Another door on another wall is framed out with the same Art Deco arch. The section of the lobby with the elevators is divided from the rest of the lobby, and it has a tray ceiling with light strips on each level. A bowl pendant hangs from the ceiling, the light inside it turned on. To the right of the photo, the lobby continues with a glass window showing a display case of jewelry.
Date: October 8, 1994
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The exterior of the Tarrant County Court House]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of the Tarrant County Court House located at 100 E Weatherford Street, in Fort Worth. The building is made of stone, and its clock tower rises high above the rest of it. Many sections of the roofline are pointed up into ornate triangles, and the tops of many prominent windows are arched. A balcony extends off of the second floor. The clock tower is at least 3 stories, two of which have windows with arches over the tops of them. A mature tree is at the bottom of the image, only its crown visible. A streetlamp stands next to it.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The interior of the North Side Coliseum in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the North Side Coliseum located at 121 E Exchange Avenue, in Fort Worth. The building is now known as the Cowtown Coliseum. The stadium room has a dirt arena with numbered gates on the far end. Striped bunting has been strung across the stadium, high above the stands. The photo was taken as a long exposure, so the fans in the room are all blurry and transparent. The photographer stands at the top of a set of metal stairs, and a trashcan is near the camera, to the right of the photo. A square track of lights hangs in the center of the ceiling. There are mostly transparent barrels on the dirt arena.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The front lobby of the Will Rogers Memorial Center in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the front lobby of the Will Rogers Memorial Center located at 3401 W Lancaster Avenue in Fort Worth. The room is empty so the stripes of contrasting tiles can be seen in a pattern throughout the room. There is a trashcan against a wall on the right side of the image. Five sets of double doors are in the image, each in their own separate doorways. One set is propped open. The lights in the room are attached directly to the ceiling, and every other one is turned on. Sunlight streams in from the windows that are partially blocked from view by the columns that make up the doorway. The ceiling has a patterned band around the edges and designs stemming from where it meets the columns.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The front entrance of the Sinclair building in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Sinclair building in Fort Worth, located at 512 Main Street. The building is in the Art Deco style. The entrance has a geometric archway in the shape of a step-pyramid. The arch is symmetrical with five distinct sections of decoration. The outer two sections are the smallest and feature a metal flower with geometric leaves on its stem. The inner two have what appears to be reminiscent of a fountain, also made out of metal. The center section of the archway has a variety of geometric patterns and shapes made out of thin metal. The band at the bottom of the arch, separating it from the building's identifier, is filled with triangular shapes. The building's name is written on polished marble, and it reads "SINCLAIR BUILDING." There are two sets of double doors below this, each with large metal kickplates. Shrubs sit in pots on either side of the entrance. There are multiple plaques on the walls by the arch, along with a sconce light.
Date: October 10, 1994
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The entrance to the Public Market building in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the entrance to the Public Market building in Fort Worth, located at 1400 Henderson Street. The photo shows only the arched decoration above the entrance that reads "PUBLIC MARKET" with a decoration in between the words. The image above the words depicts a trophy-shaped vessel in a Grecian style, with nude figures on the body of it. The vessel has a handle on either side and plant-like shapes sprouting from the top. On either side of the vessel, a cornucopia sprouts a grapevine with a ripe bunch of grapes each. This image in set back into an arch. The rest of the building is made of brick.
Date: 1981
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The interior of the Ashton Depot in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Ashton Depot in Fort Worth, located at 1501 Jones Street. It was formerly known by both Santa Fe Depot and Fort Worth Union Depot. The photo shows a waiting room. The walls are smooth and painted a light color and the floor is made of rectangular tiles. Three double-sided benches sit in the room, one only partially in the frame, in the bottom left of the image. They are made out of wood, and are rounded on the edges. A telephone booth with three small cubicles is in the back corner of the room. A rolling cart for luggage stands in another small room to the right of the photo. The ceiling is decorated with intricate carvings, and the interior windows are leaded with geometric designs. The windows to the outside let in a lot of sunlight. There are trashcans scattered around the room.
Date: May 4, 1988
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A lion-headed fountain]

Description: Photograph of a stone fountain at the Fort Worth botanic garden. The water is flowing from the mouth of a stone lion head. The fountain is made of stone blocks, and the bowl is filled to the brim with water. The walls of the fountain are domed.
Date: July 1985
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The former home of Richard Otto Dulaney]

Description: Photograph of the former home of Richard Otto Dulaney located at 1001 Elizabeth Boulevard, in Fort Worth. The photo is taken from the sidewalk in front of the house, behind the stone entry gate. The entry is two stone pillars on either side of the concrete path that leads up to the house. The grass lawn is large and highly manicured. The house itself is grand, and was built in the Italian renaissance revival architecture style. Each window on the ground floor is topped with an arched window, and each porch has arches supported by columns as walls. There are box hedges around the exterior of the house. There is a balcony attached to the second floor. Mature trees surround the property.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Interior of the Cooks Children Hospital in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Cooks Children hospital in Fort Worth, located at 801 7th Ave. The photo is of a corner of what appears to be a courtyard. There are columns all along the edges, and each column is connected to another by an archway. A small statue sits in an alcove in the wall to the left of the photo. Behind some of the arches, doors to the inside are mostly glass, and they also sit under arched windows. There are three doors. The flooring of the courtyard is made of polished stone tile and darker shades of tile create a grid pattern.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The exterior of the ball-Eddleman-McFarland House in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the Ball-Eddleman-McFarland-House in Fort Worth at 1110 Penn Street. The house has been built in the Victorian Gothic architecture style. The base of the house is stone that gives way to lots of decorative wood trim and columns. A sidewalk curves around the rounded porch and the rest of the house. There are mature trees on either side of the photo. The grass has been mown short and contained. There are a few bushes and flowers in a small landscape patch by the front stairs.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Street view of the Sanger Loft Apartments in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the Sanger Loft Apartments at the corner of Throckmorton and W 4th Street in Fort Worth. The building is a large stone box with decorative window casings on the top floor. The bottom floor of the building has small awnings that read "Convention & Visitors Bureau" over the large windows at the corner. The building has a security camera on top of it, and it is decorated for the Christmas season. Three cars are stopped at the intersection next to the building, waiting to go. The streets are empty and wet. A streetlamp stands in the left of the photo, not lit up. Other large buildings are positioned around the apartments. The sky is bleak.
Date: 1994
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A view of West Lancaster Street in Fort Worth, at night]

Description: Photograph of West Lancaster Street in Fort Worth, Texas. The photo is taken from underneath the Interstate 30 freeway. A large building, a Texas and Pacific warehouse sits on the other side of W Lancaster as the camera. Most of the lights in the building are off, but a few of its many, many windows shine bright. The photo is taken at night, so all of the streetlights are on. A handful of cars are parked in the parking lot directly next to the warehouse. The long exposure photo has streaks of light on the roads, from where cars drove past as the photo was being taken. Two stoplights hang from the bottom of the interstate, emitting light.
Date: October 1994
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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