Frances Young Collection


Stock Books


Pictured: John Clay and Company and Cassidy Southwestern Commission Company notebooks, undated

Summary: This collection consists of materials relating mostly to various Fort Worth stockyard companies. The donor lived at 2211 Gould Avenue, in 1933, according to the address in the National Livestock Commission book.

Documents and Records

  • Record book for Sellers of Cattle, Hogs, and Sheep, National Live Stock Commission Co., 1912-1913
  • Record book for Capital and Undivided Profits, Cassidy Southwestern Commission, Co., 1917-1918 (image shown)
  • Receipt from Greines Dry Goods, Fort Worth, to Mrs. J. U. Gunn, November 5, 1927
  • Receipt from N.C. Hall, Jeweler, Fort Worth, to Louise Gunn, December 17, 1927
  • "General Conditions and Rules of the Auction," Miller and Miller Autioneers, Inc., auction of items liquidated by Swift and Company, 1971
  • Pocket calendar from Swift and Company, 1926
  • Five flyers from John Clay and Company, Live Stock Commission, undated, 1926, 1928, 1931
  • Half Size Surety Coupon Book, Sanger Brothers, Fort Worth, 1929
  • Two notebooks from John Clay and Company, 1930-1933 (image shown)
  • Eight capped pencils: Finley-Kitchens Live Stock Commission Co., Daggett-Keen Commission Co., National Livestock Commission Col., undated
  • Business card of W. E. (Bill) Young, Cattle and Calf Salesman at Daggett-Keen Commission Company, undated
Newspaper Clipping
  • "Cattlemen Rest on Steps," Fort Worth Star-Telegram, undated


  • Lobby of Stockyards National Bank, Fort Worth, undated
  • J. O. (John) Grant, Eula Bassenger (Henderson), and W. E. (Bill) Young in an office, undated
  • North Side High School students, 1932
  • Commencement Exercises, North Side High School, Fort Worth, June 4, 1924