Pictured: Seated left to right: K.M. Van Zandt Jr., Florence Van Zandt, Sidney, Mary Lou (Mamie), Margaret. Standing left to right: Alice, Edmund P., Virginia, Elias Beall, Ida, Richard (RL), Annie, Isaac, Frances (Fannie).
Summary: The Jennings family is one of the key families that helped to transition Fort Worth from a sleepy town to a bustling and culturally favored city with railroad service, parks and libraries following the decline associated with the Civil War era. The Jennings family also intermarried with other pioneer families, including the Bewley family, the Daggett family and the Van Zandt family. Material in this collection was passed down from Martha Bewley, wife of Edwin Bewley, and daughter of Hyde Jennings and Florence Van Zandt. Items associated with these families are also reflected in the collection. Items were donated by Samuel Alexander Denny Jr. (Alex), who was accompanied by his mother Gretchen Denny.
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