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[The waiting room at T&P Station]

Description: Photograph of the waiting room at the Texas and Pacific Station in Fort Worth, Texas. The ceiling is ornate and layered as it holds chandeliers and pendant lights in place. The pendant lights are tiered, and the chandelier looks like the pendant lights, but with an extra ring around the middle. The walls are layered as well, will small sections coming out further, made to mimic the look of columns. There are sturdy box-shaped objects lined up around the room. The large rectangular windows provide abundant sunlight.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A view of the Ryan-Smith house from across the street]

Description: Photograph of the Ryan-Smith house at 1302 Elizabeth Boulevard in Fort Worth. The large house has multiple floors and a columned front porch. The photo is taken from across the street in order to fit the whole house into the frame. There is a tree on the left side of the picture, close to the camera. Another tree grows next to the concrete sidewalk that the photographer stands on. The house has stairs leading up to its front lawn. A large tree and a young sapling grow next to the street. The house is lined with box hedges that have been trimmed. The sky is bright.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The front door of Saint Patrick's Cathedral]

Description: Photograph of the front door to Saint Patrick's Cathedral at 1206 Throckmorton Street in Fort Worth, Texas. Concrete stairs with a polished metal hand rail lead the way up to the door. The door is arched, has ornate strap hinges, and multiple panels. The archway that the door sits in has three decorative columns carved into it. The wall is made of stone.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Fort Worth's U.S. Court House at night]

Description: Photograph of the U.S. Court House in Fort Worth at 501 W. 10th Street. The building is at least five stories, all of which have windows. The lights are on in the bottom floor windows and the fifth-from-the-right window on the top floor. It is nighttime in the photo, so the streetlights are shining near the building. There is a formal-style garden with geometric border walls for the plants in front of the building. Box shrubs and short flowers grow in rectangles, while some grass grows within the confines of a triangular section of concrete. Short trees line the front edge of this landscaping.
Date: October 23, 1994
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

[Houston Street in Fort Worth, including the flatiron building]

Description: Photograph of Houston Street in Fort Worth, Texas. This view of the street includes Fort Worth's flatiron building. The triangular building is located in the right half of the photo, surrounded by much taller and more modern buildings. A stoplight is located next to it. Closer to the camera, a sign for "The Texas hat; Peters Bros Inc" is attached to a building. The words are written in cursive, neon tubing, and the sign features two depictions of men wearing cowboy hats. A streetlamp stands next to the sign. Trees in landscape boxes line both sides of the street. The photo was taken as a long exposure photo, so there is a phantom car at the stoplight, having been in motion at some point when the photo was taken. It sits at the light, nearly transparent.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A staircase inside of Thistle Hill/Wharton-Scott House in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the staircase inside of Thistle Hill/Wharton-Scott House in Fort Worth, located at 1509 Pennsylvania Avenue. The imperial staircase is large, sweeping, and made entirely out of wood. The bannisters are curved with ornately turned posts. The base of the stair widens as the banister curls out in a spiral on either side. The main staircase leads up to a large landing that has two staircases on either side of it, leading up to another floor. The landing has a decorative wall with stained glass detailing and grand crown molding. The molding casts dramatic shadows on the ceiling's decorated edges. To the left of the bottom staircase, an upright piano sits with two lamps attached to it, both turned on. The room to the left has an unlit fireplace. The room to the right of the photo has another unlit fireplace, this one in a different style and made out of brick.
Date: November 1994
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The interior of the W. T. Waggoner building in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the W.T. Waggoner building in Fort Worth, located on W. 8th Street. The ceiling is coffered with ornately carved bands outlining each section. A square column stands at each intersection of these bands. The polished marble floors have darker sections around the bases of these columns and the edges of the room. Short, half-walls create barriers between rooms, and decorative metal creates extra barriers on top of these half-walls. Each doorway in the photo is arched with a wooden arch as the doorframe. Each doorframe is freestanding, and not attached to a ceiling. There are large bowl pendant lights suspended from each coffered section of the ceiling. A clot is embedded in the railing of a walkway in the background of the picture.
Date: September 24, 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

[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 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

[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 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

[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

[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 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 fa├žade. 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

[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 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

[St. Andrew's Episcopal Church]

Description: Photograph of St. Andrew's Episcopal Church located at 917 Lamar Street in Fort Worth. The church's architecture is Gothic. It is made out of stone and has large cathedral windows. The doorway that can be seen from the camera's across-the-street view is arched and has stairs leading up to it. A large, mature tree grows in a patch of grass in a courtyard in front of the church. There are other buildings around the church, as it sits on the corner of an intersection.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Main Street in Fort Worth]

Description: Photograph of Main Street in Fort Worth. The photo was taken from the roof of Richelieu Grill, so the tall building fit into frame. In the bottom left corner of the photo, a parking lot contains many cars, all in different colors. Streetlights stand tall in the middle of the lot, unlit. The parking lot buts up against a brick building with rectangular windows and a fire escape. Down the street, the Blackstone Hotel and Sinclair Building can be seen, along with other commercial and residential buildings. Streetlamps line the sides of the road, each with banners attached to them.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The exterior of a house with a white picket fence]

Description: Photograph of the exterior of a house in Fort Worth. A white picket fence takes up the bottom half of the photo, being closer to the camera. The fence is made out of a rough wood and has been painted. The slats have been nailed to the fence structure, and some of them have started coming loose and leaning forward. Between the fence and house is a great span of mown grass. Right up next to the house, various shrubs and low-growing plants create a flowerbed. A large bush has grown up to reach to roofline. The house itself is lightly colored and made out of wood. The wrap-around porch has ornate corbels attached to each post, creating an arch-like silhouette. The roof is pitched in certain areas, with more corbels attached at the peaks. A small shed with a basketball hoop is slightly obscured by trees, and sits to the left of the photograph, almost even with the house. Various trees create the background for the image.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The Will Rogers Memorial Complex]

Description: Photograph of the Will Rogers Memorial Complex in Fort Worth, including the Pioneer Tower and a statue of Will Rogers and Soapsuds. Pioneer Tower stands tall in the background of the image with one section of it darker than the other due to use of different colors of building materials. The top of the tower tapers down so it is smaller in circumference than the rest. Closer to the camera, a statue of a man, Will Rogers, on a horse, Soapsuds. The man sits on the horse, holding a cowboy hat in his hand, with a lasso attached to the saddle. The horse is posed in a trot. Small bunches of flowers grow around the large rocks that the statue has been installed on. Spotlights sit on the ground around it, waiting to illuminate the art after dark. A plaque describing the statue sits in the bottom left of the photo, slightly out of frame. Between the statue and the tower, a wide expanse of mown grass and a few strong, mature trees grow.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[A view at Thistle Hill/Wharton-Scott House]

Description: Photograph of a view at Thistle Hill/Wharton-Scott House located at 1509 Pennsylvania Avenue in Fort Worth. The slightly blurry photo shows a brick column flanking one side of a set of stone steps that lead up to a porch. The walls of the porch are made out of the same brick. The floor of the porch is tile with dark grout. A window is on the left side of the photo, and a short curtain inside the house covers the top pane. A blurry view of the inside of the house can be seen through the window. A cracked concrete path on the right side of the photo leads to another building. That building is made of dark wood and has doors decorated with darker slats of wood. There are a few trees in the background.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[The city of Fort Worth from Lancaster Ave]

Description: Photograph of the city of Fort Worth, taken from Lancaster Avenue. The photo captures the city skyline during the day. Closer to the camera, an overpass has many blurry cars driving along it. A billboard that says "McDAVID" sits on top of an advertising company. Multiple parking lots line the middle of the image, all with numerous cars parked in them. The photograph is full of various businesses, buildings, and roads. There are large clouds in the sky.
Date: [1980..]
Creator: Williams, Byrd M. (Byrd Moore), IV, 1951-
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections
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