Friends of the Library - McClurkin, Bartoli discuss early Weatherford
(Arts & Culture - UT Arlington and Community)
Brenda McClurkin is an archivist in the UT Arlington Library Special Collections. She is a past president of the Society of Southwest Archivists, and has served on the boards of the Heritage Gallery of the Weatherford Public Library, Civic Development, Inc., the Doss Heritage and Culture Center, Weatherford Main Street Program, and Historic Fort Worth, Inc.
Jonelle Ryan Bartoli directs the annual Talking Tombstones Tour in the Old City Greenwood Cemetery in Weatherford and serves as the president of the Parker County Heritage Society and historian for various local organizations. She also works mentoring students at the Callier Center for the Deaf in Dallas, Texas, and creating walking and driving tourism booklets for the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce.
_Weatherford: The Early Years_ chronicles the history of Weatherford in photographs from 1856 to 1939. Primary contributors of photographs for the book were the Weatherford Public Library, Weatherford College Library, Doss Heritage & Culture Center, University of Texas at Arlington Library Special Collections, Texas Pythian Home, and Historic Fort Worth, Inc.