[The Damron Hotel Fire, 5 of 21: View from the Rear of the Building]

Description:

The Damron Hotel was built in 1906 as the Colonial Hotel by J. T. Holt for his second wife, who would not live in the country. It was traded to Agnew and Bessie Damron in 1917 for a ranch, and the name was changed to reflect the new ownership.
Formerly located at 109 W. Hubbard Street, the hotel burned completely on December 22, 1975 in a spectacular fire that was extensively photographed. Shown here is one view of the fire.

Creator(s): Unknown
Location(s): United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Creation Date: December 22, 1975
Partner(s):
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection(s):
A. F. Weaver Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 29
Past 30 days: 1
Yesterday: 0
Creator:
Unknown
Date(s):
  • Creation: December 22, 1975
  • Digitized: November 21, 2007
Coverage:
Place
United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
Era
Into Modern Times, 1939-Present
Description:

The Damron Hotel was built in 1906 as the Colonial Hotel by J. T. Holt for his second wife, who would not live in the country. It was traded to Agnew and Bessie Damron in 1917 for a ranch, and the name was changed to reflect the new ownership.
Formerly located at 109 W. Hubbard Street, the hotel burned completely on December 22, 1975 in a spectacular fire that was extensively photographed. Shown here is one view of the fire.

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Partner:
Boyce Ditto Public Library
Collection:
A. F. Weaver Collection
Identifier:
  • LOCAL-CONT-NO: AWO_1276N.003
  • ARK: ark:/67531/metapth29901
Resource Type: Photograph
Format: Image
Rights:
Access: Public