"The Lake Como Stroller"; "Lake Como Weekly"; Como; Fort Worth, Texas
In "The Lake Como Stroller" column by WiHoWi, it is mentioned that "Lake Como Weekly" had entered its twelfth year of operation. Furthermore, the newspaper is needing to add staff to help out with its increased workload.
1952 Election; Voter Registration; Poll Tax; "The Lake Como Stroller"; "Lake Como Weekly"; Como; Fort Worth, Texas
The front page of "Lake Como Weekly" urges its readers to register to vote, pay their poll tax, and go vote in the 1952 election. This message is mentioned at the bottom of the front page and is also mentioned in "The Lake Como Stroller" on the...
Fort Worth; Housing Authority; Veteran Units; Mass Evictions; Federal Public Housing Authority; FPHA; Marshall W.Amis
Fort Worth is one of 20 cities designated to receive a maximum of 270 housing units for veterans. Mass evictions of Fort Worth renters are increasing due to the sale of the houses and Negro families are caught in the housing shortage. January 1946.
Bonnell Street; Street Paving; "Lake Como Weekly"; Como; Fort Worth, Texas
Residents of Bonnell Street present a check to the City of Fort Worth to cover the cost of paving their block. Citizens had to raise their own funds to cover the cost of intial paving before the city could take on the responsibility for subsequent...