Fort Worth Labor News; Labor Unions Texas 20th Century; Southern Labor History 20th Century; Labor Unions-Texas-Fort Worth; Pier, W.L.; Fort Worth Stockyards; Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers Union, Local No. 338
W.L. Pier, manager of the Fort Worth Stockyards company, sent a letter to the Meat Cutters and Butcher Workers Union, Local No. 338, suggesting that members accept a 5 cent per hour reduction in pay as well as other adjustments to their contract.
Underpasses; Railroads; Transportation; Fort Worth (Tex.); McCollum, H.K.; Chicago, Rock Island and Gulf Railway Company; Construction equipment; East Fourth Street (Fort Worth, Tex.)
Progress photo number 33, documenting construction of the East Fourth Street underpass by contractor H.K. McCollum, is a closeup image of a crane with men working on the tracks. There is a partial view of the tunnel below.
A couple dining during a show in the Casino at the Texas Pan-American Exposition. Caption states, "She's more interested in her sandwich than the blues singer while he gives the lady the once over." From an album titled, "Texas Centennial Dallas,...
"The Flavour of Texas"; J. Frank Dobie; Colonial Texas; Stephen F. Austin; Correspondence; Eugene C. Parker; Gone to Texas; G.T.T.; Texas Centennial Scrapbook
Chapter 5 of "The Flavour of Texas" explains the meaning and attempts to separate fact from fiction behind the cultural phenomena of early Texas settlers as fugitives. This chapter draws from sources in "The Austin Papers" edited by Eugene C....