1972 O’Neil Ford

1972 O’Neil Ford

In 1926, twenty-one-year-old O’Neil Ford (1905-1982) began an apprenticeship in the Dallas office of architect David R. Williams. Ford had arrived from Denton lacking a formal education, but he possessed a keen eye for design, a talent for drawing, and the confidence and bravado of a showman. As a young man, Ford had been impressed by the beauty and simplicity of the German vernacular architecture in Fredericksburg and Castroville. In...

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