Ed F. Havran Collection

Mike Moncrief conferring Dairy Award to Crouch Family

Summary: Collection is made up, in most part, of research into the dairy business in Tarrant County, particularly in the northeastern quadrant. Included are machine copies of his notes, newspaper articles, and brochures.


Fort Worth

  • Fort Worth Chronicle, History from the Heart of Texas, Vol. II, Issue 7.
     1994. Managing Editor: Stu Burge
  • 1982 Collector Edition Fort Worth Heritage Calendar by artist Maris Durham Shepherd. Images included: Mitchell-Schoonover House, Andrew Jackson Long House, Plaza Hotel, J. F. Moore House, T. B. Ellison House, H. W. Williams House, M. A. Benton House, John C. Ryan H. House, Land Title Block Building, James W. Swayne House, W. R. Ross House, Mount Gilead Baptist Church, F. Livestock Exchange Building. Spiral bound
  • Remembering Fort Worth, A Sesquicentennial Calendar, 1985 Published by Senior Centers of Greater Tarrant County Inc. Photographs of early Fort Worth scenes. Paperback


  • Aerial photo of North Fort Worth, Watauga, Keller, North Richland Hills, Hurst, Richland Hills, and Haltom City. Published by The Northeast Tarrant Chamber of Commerce, September 1997. Landmarks are labeled, 28 by 37 inches, black and white

Other Dairy

  • Copies of 1922 treasurer's report for Texas Jersey Cattle Club and deposit slip listing various members
  • List of Dairy Manufacturing Plants in Texas
  • "The Cow," essay by William Cowper Braun
  • Assorted handwritten or typed lists of possible dairymen in Tarrant County
  • Biographical sketches on assorted dairy families: Bogart, Sevick, Henderson
  • Excerpts copied from History of North Richland Hills that pertain to dairies
  • Havran gift to Texas Tech University, Southwest Collection
  • Mayor William D. Tate speech welcoming Dairy Products Institute, April 21, 2001
  • Information on dairy industry from Southwest Dairy Museum, Sulphur Springs
  • Notes from Texas Dairy Heritage Foundation brochures and press releases
  • Articles about Grapevine Museum exhibits on dairies and Colleyville plan for dairy museum
  • Letterheads from various dairy associations
  • Dairy-related clippings and articles: 1952 Milk production for North Texas, D. T. Simons
  • Jersey Farm, Texas Dairy Heritage Collection articles


  • One 8 by 10 inches black and white print taken in 1987 on the occasion of the Texas Dairy Heritage Foundation honoring the Crouch family for 100 years in the Dairy business in Texas
  • Mr. and Mrs. Joe Crouch, Crowley, with County Judge Mike Moncrief, being honored for longest living family in dairy business in Tarrant County (image shown)

Tour Maps

  • Touring Fort Worth and the Tarrant County Area, map produced by Fort Worth Area Convention and Visitors Bureau. Printed by Anchor Printing and Lithography Company, 1976
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