Ninnie Baird and Baird's Bakeries, Inc.

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Ninnie Baird and Baird's Bakeries, Inc.

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6th and Terrell delivery trucks
Delivery trucks outside first Fort Worth bakery at 6th and Terrell.

Proclamation by Governor Rick Perry honoring Mrs Baird’s 100th Anniversary.
Proclamation by Governor Rick Perry honoring Mrs Baird's 100th Anniversary, issued in January 2008. The proclamation reads, "The State of Texas, Governor, To all to whom these presents shall come, Greetings: Know ye, that this certificate is…

17301 South Freeway Fort Worth Plant
Color architectural drawing of plant in Fort Worth located on 17301 South Freeway

Abilene bakery interior
Black and white photograph of interior of Abilene bakery in 1940. Image shows three employees on bread packaging line.

Amon Carter letter, 1951
Letter from James N. Sligar regarding possible sale of Baird land to Amon G. Carter. The family eventually sold the land to another buyer.
Transcript of letter:
Mrs. Baird's Bakery
Fort Worth, Texas
Attention of Mr. W.…

Baird Christmas billboard
Billboard promoting Santa at Mrs Baird's Bakery

Mrs Baird's Santa Claus display
Black and white photograph of Santa Claus display in front of Mrs Baird's Bread bakery location. Display includes Santa in sleigh, three reindeer, candles, and artificial snow.

Baird delivery truck and factory<br /><br />
Mrs Baird's delivery trucks outside bakery

Mrs Baird&#039;s promotional ration book holder
Mrs. Baird's printed promotional covers for ration books used in World War II. This cover is white with red and blue text and an image of a loaf of Mrs Baird's bread. Text reads "Shopping Less Often? Mrs Baird's Bread Stays Fresh Longer." This…

First commercial oven
Ninnie Baird purchased her first commercial oven from the Metropolitan Hotel in Fort Worth. She paid $75 for the oven, $25 in cash, and the rest in bread and rolls.
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