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Hell's Half Acre: The Life and Legend of a Red-Light District

Richard F. Selcer - History - 1991 - 364 pages
Texas is a place where legends are made, die, and are revived. Fort Worth, Texas, claims its own legend - Hell's Half Acre - a wild 'n' woolly accumulation of bordellos, cribs ...
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Legendary Watering Holes: The Saloons That Made Texas Famous

Richard F. Selcer - Business & Economics - 2004 - 307 pages
Given in honor of Emken and Sherilyn Linton by the Aggieland Rotary Club of Bryan-College Station.
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Fort Worth Characters

Richard F. Selcer - Biography & Autobiography - 2009 - 288 pages
Fort Worth history is far more than the handful of familiar names that every true-blue Fort Worther hears growing up: leaders such as Amon Carter, B. B. Paddock, J. Frank ...
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The Fort that Became a City: An Illustrated Reconstruction of Fort Worth ...

Richard F. Selcer, William B. Potter - History - 1995 - 197 pages
Before cattle drives, Alliance Airport, oil production and defense industries, Fort Worth was home to the United States Army’s Second Dragoons. They came in 1849 (and left less ...
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Civil War America, 1850 To 1875

Richard F. Selcer - Almanacs, American - 2006 - 561 pages
Features essays, statistical data, period photographs, maps, and documents.
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Written in Blood Volume 1: The History of Fort ..., Volume 1; Volumes 1861-1909

Richard F. Selcer, Kevin Foster - History - 2010 - 375 pages
In 2009 Fort Worth unveiled an elaborate, million-dollar memorial to its fallen police and firefighters going all the way back to the city's beginnings in 1873. Fifty-eight of ...
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Written in Blood Volume 2: The History of Fort ..., Volume 2; Volumes 1910-1928

Richard F. Selcer, Kevin S. Foster - Biography & Autobiography - 2011 - 440 pages
In 2010 Written in Blood Volume 1 told the stories of thirteen law officers who died in the line of duty between 1861 and 1909. Now Selcer and Foster are back with Volume 2 ...
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Fort Worth: A Texas Original!

Richard F. Selcer - History - 2014 - 144 pages
Fort Worth has been called "the City Where the West Begins," "Cowtown," and the silent partner in the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. None of these descriptions quite tells the ...
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A History of Fort Worth in Black & White: 165 Years of African-American Life

Richard F. Selcer - History - 2015 - 624 pages
A History of Fort Worth in Black & White fills a long-empty niche on the Fort Worth bookshelf: a scholarly history of the city's black community that starts at the beginning ...
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