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Amon G. Carter

People come from around the world to view the American art in Fort Worth's Amon Carter Museum. Carter didn't live to see his grand museum, but he didn't build it for himself. He built it for his fellow citizens, especially those in his beloved city of Fort Worth.

Image: Amon G. Carter Sr. with cigar, ca. 1930 (AR 406-2-19-12B). Fort Worth Star-Telegram Collection, Special Collections, The University of Texas at Arlington Library.

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