Ted C. Peters, Jr. and Betty Scott Collection


Ted C. Peters, Jr.



Summary: Donor gave photographs and biographical information on Ted C. Peters, who came to Fort Worth in 1940 and developed Sunrise Park in the 1950's. He opened Berry Street Lumber in 1953 and served on the Fort Worth City Council from 1969 to 1975.

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  • Ted. C. Peters
    • "Builder of the Year Award Goes to developer Ted C. Peters," clipping, 1959, Fort Worth Star-Telegram, date unknown
    • Ted C. Peters for Place Five, campaign material, c. 1970
    • "Church Named in Scholarship Gift," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, December 9, 1968. "Peters elected to TWC trustee board", Fort Worth Press, June 11, 1970
    • Memorial Resolution for Ted C. Peters from Commissioners Court for Tarrant County, May 13, 2003
    • Vita written September 2004
    • Kodiak Kill, Fort Worth Press, January 13, 1957
    • Envelope for Ted C. Peters Insurance Agency


  • Ted Peters with elk, 4 by 3 inches, black and white snapshot, writing in black ink on back: Ted Peters
  • Store interior, 7 by 5 inches, black and white, Bill Wood photo, c. 1952
  • Ted C. Peters with bobcat killed on Texas hunt, 7 by 5 inches, black and white
  • Store interior, paint department, 8 by 10 inches, black and white by Skeet Richardson, October 6, 1953
  • Store interior with salesman showing paint samples, 8 by 10 inches, black and white
  • Store interior with Ted Peters showing paint cans to "customer," 8 by 10 inches, black and white, by W. R. C. Smith with "Southern Building Supplies" stamped on back, date unknown
  • Ted C. Peters in cowboy hat at his store, probably photographed for a newspaper article (image shown)
  • Berry Street Lumber Co., 804 E. Berry Street, 1953; framed dimensions: 51 by 24 7/8 inches, Black and white
  • Fort Worth City Council, 1970, machine copy: Back row, from left to right: Ira Kersnick, Bill Sarsgard, R. M. Stovall, Dr. Fred Rehfeldt. Front row: Ted C. Peters, Jess Johnston, Taylor Gandy, Watt Kemble