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100 Weatherford Street
Tarrant County Archives
Sound |
 
1970s |
 Color 
| English
  • Map
  • Highlights
    Exterior shots of the Tarrant County Courthouse
    Narrator begins speaking about the history of the courthouse building and its significance to the population of Fort Worth
    Helen Johnson, daughter-in-law to Judge Robert Johnson, on the development of the courthouse
    Construction and design
    Johnson describes how the courthouse cost her father-in-law his job as judge
    Citizens' popular perceptions of the new courthouse
    Business begins
    Modern heating developments in the 1910s and 1920s
    1950s American flag controversy
    Drinking fountain and stone forum
    Discussion of the clock tower and its stoppage
    A project to restore the clock tower was completed in 2012 by architect Arthur Weinman
    Demolition of nearby buildings and the resilient courthouse