[Will Rogers at the Baker Hotel]

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Creation Date: Unknown
Partner(s):
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection(s):
A. F. Weaver Collection
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Total Uses: 1,203
Past 30 days: 8
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Date(s):
  • Digitized: November 19, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Physical Description:

Will Rogers, humorist, actor, and columnist who "Never met a man I didn't like," visits Mineral Wells. Rogers (second from left in the featured group of four) and Mayor Charlton Brown (third from left, next to Rogers) are recorded for posterity with other, as yet unidentified, local citizens and visitors on the front steps of the Baker Hotel.
Other performers--such as Jack Amlung, Herbie Kaye, Guy Lombardo, Mary Martin, Lawrence Welk, Paul Whiteman also made appearances at the Baker Hotel.
[The banner above the crowd proclaims: "WELCOME TO MINERAL WELLS Where America Drinks Its Way to Health."]

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Keyword(s): Will Rogers | Baker Hotel
Partner:
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection:
A. F. Weaver Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AWO_2639P
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29806
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
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Access: Public