Collection Note

The Oversize Materials Collection was created as a way to consolidate individual oversize items that were donated by different individuals. These materials were donated at various time in the history of the Archives, and as additional individual oversize items are donated, they will be added to this collection.


Scope and Contents

Oversize materials are those that are larger than will fit in a standard archival box, typically larger than 11 x 17 inches. Materials in this collection are various types, including photographs, artifacts, documents, posters, and more. The date range for materials in this collection is 1882-2004 and undated materials.

Materials in this collection consist of the following:


  • Carriage step for Reich's Bakery, B.C. Reich, circa 1890
  • Damask Table Cloth with Embroidered Autographs, from Barbara Cox Dinner Party, circa 1950
  • Early Bewley Mills Flour Sack, 200 lb., est. 1882, undated


  • 36th Division, 111th Ammunition Train, panoramic photograph, Camp Bowie, Fort Worth, Texas, 1917-1918
  • 36th Division U.S.A, Passing in Review, Ft. Worth, Texas, panoramic photograph, copyright American Pub. Co., Ft. Worth, Texas, April 11, 1918
  • Brantley Draughon Business College, Fort Worth, TX, panoramic photograph, February 3, 1922
  • City Letter Carriers, framed panoramic photograph, by Jernigan Photo, May 6, 1922
  • Tarrant County Bar and Bench, framed photograph composite, 1963


  • Art print: Christmas in Texas 14, Tarrant County Courthouse by Louis Daniel, 2004
  • E. M. Daggett, framed oil portrait, undated
  • Poster: "A Little Noon Music: A Performance on the Plaza," First of Fort Worth,  undated