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  Partner: Sanger Public Library
 Collection: Rescuing Texas History, 2007
[Bolivar Street, Sanger, Texas]
Downtown Sanger looking east along Bolivar Street from the corner on Fifth Street. The native stone wall marks the edge of the square. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26716/
[Chamber of Commerce Saturday drawing]
Many people gather in downtown Sanger each Saturday for a cash drawing. Entries for the drawing were obtained by making a purchase from participating merchants during the preceding week. George W. (Speedy) Sullivan, standing on truck conducting the drawing. George A. Sullivan standing arms akimbo with straw hat. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26717/
[Dismantling old water tower, full shot]
The crane is in place to dismantle the minicipal water tower. Originally purchased October 15, 1923 for $5,650 from Pittsburgh - Des Moines Steel Co. Dallas, TX. Held 50,000 gallons of water. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26692/
[Dismantling old water tower, lowering the top]
A crane lowers the top of the municipal water tower originally built in 1923. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26690/
[Dismantling old water tower, removing the top]
A crane removing the top half of the tank of the municipal water tower. The tower was erected in 1923 and held 50,000 gallons of water. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26691/
[Dr. Wall and Dan Davis]
Outside of store displaying Coca Cola sign, Dr. Wall (Dentist) & Dan Davis are mock fighting for the camera. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26705/
[Electric power plant equipment]
Transformers loaded on flatbed truck will replace old diesel engine power generators. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26685/
[Electric power plant installation]
Workers install new equipment at the original Sanger power plant. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26684/
[Ella Warren's Insurance Office]
Office in back part of First National Bank. Pictured are "Miss Ella" Warren with her partner RW Walten, Curtis Warren and Rev. J.L. Ratcliff Paster of First Baptist Church. "Miss Ella" was the first woman in Sanger to recive the outstanding citizen award. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26708/
First Baptist Church - Sanger, Texas
Stone building that later housed the Landmark Baptist Church. Building is located on the southeast corner of Cherry and 4th Streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26702/
[First National Bank]
Building on the corner of 3rd and Bolivar Streets. In 1899 Mr. Berry came to Sanger and with B.L. and J. W. Spencer bought the Farmers Bank of Sanger, changing the name to Farmers & Merchants Bank. It was chartered as First National Bank of Sanger in 1905. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26711/
[First National Bank lobby]
Ballard Powell, Gwen Beeman Pate (Mrs. Hugh), and A.M. Beeman (taller man) stand behind the counter of the First National Bank in Sanger, Texas. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26710/
[First public water tower]
Dan Davis and Charlie Henderson owned and operated the first public water utility and electric power plant in Sanger. This water tank on wooden platform and tower, with work sheds and picket fence in foreground was built in 1906. It was on the south east corner of 4th and Locust Streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26694/
[Gaskins Drug Store]
Gaskins Drug Store, NE corner of 3rd and Bolivar streets. Shows typical soda fountain. At register: W H Gaskin, on his right: Duncan Davidson, opposite them: Dan Davis, Jeweler texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26707/
[Gentle Ambulance]
Man, woman and child in front seat of an ambulance with two nurses and the "patient" in back. Probably a 1928 Cadillac limousine. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26704/
[Gipson & Babb General Store]
Front of Gipson & Babb Drugs & General Merchandise in Hunt County. Five men in western dress on front porch, one man on horseback. Hand made signs for ice cold drinks and one for long distance telephone. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26703/
[Goodview School students and teachers]
Small brick schoolhouse with thirty students and four (?) teachers. The building was located on the southeast corner of Metz and View Roads. Front row: First three unidentified, Alfred Coggins, J.C. Barnes, ___Barnes, Ouida Miller Anderson, Bernice Wade, Helen Christian, unknown, Junior Stinson, four unknown, Foy Stinson, Coy Stinson Second row: Nellie Mae Christian, J.B. Wise, Orville Andrews, Lemon Ausband, Bethany Waide, Pearl Lanier Klum, Charlie Mae Stinson, Louise Gilbert, Gibson Lanier, unknown, Gladys Baker, Joe Bob Farrell, unknown. Back row: Frances Barnes, Alyne Seale, Mildred Touchstone, unknown texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26663/
[Grading Bolivar Street]
Tractors, one possibly steam, grading the road. Early wooden structures and one brick or stone building on right. Man on left is Dr. Ervin Howard, first doctor in Sanger. May 23, 1892 texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26698/
Home of Silk Finish Flour, Sanger, Texas
Aerial picture of mill, yard and outbuildings located on the east side of 2nd Street between Pecan and Plum Streets.. The mill was established in 1897. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26713/
[Jeweler Dan Davis]
Interior of Gaskin Drug Store shows glass display case holding watches and jewery. Magazine rack in the foreground and Cigar poster on the wall flank Dan Davis, who not only sold, but also repaired watches. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26706/
[John & Lela Cafe]
Ice storm hits cafe on the SW corner of 5th & Bolivar. Coca Cola signs displayed prominently. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26712/
Kimbell Mill and Elevator
Elevator, mill and residence located on the east side of 2nd Street between Pecan and Plum Streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26714/
Methodist Church - Sanger, Texas
Methodist Church located on the northwest corner of Locust and 5th Streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26701/
Municipal Light and Power
Two story city power plant, water tower and 1938 Dodge truck. Building is located on the southwest corner of Bolivar and 2nd Streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26693/
[Post Office, Sanger, Texas]
Group includes (from left): H.D. Green, postmaster, Effie Green, Mrs H.D. Green, Tyler Green, Cleburne Warren, mail carrier, John Vaughn, mail carrier, Curtis Warren, mail carrier. The Post Office was located at east end of Dunn building on the north east corner of Bolivar and 4th Streets. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26697/
Public School - Sanger, Texas
The new brick wing added to the old building on Elm Street. A similar wing was added on the east side. This wing and the old building burned in the 1980s. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26664/
[Sanger Dry Goods Store]
Interior of store with ladies hats displayed prominently. Mr. Andrews, Mrs. Waide, Mr. Collins, and Mr. McNiel. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26709/
Sanger Fire Department (Part 1 of 2)
Firemen and their trucks, March 19, 1927. Listed on second photograph , from left to right, George A. Sullivan, Chas Milligan, W. D. Lewis, Glen Rieger, A. H. Haynie, A. L. Gentle, W. B. Chambers, Jno McClendon, R.E. Gentle, H. W. Ezell, Jno Hughes, Otis Jones and Chief Bud Gentle. Members not in the picture: Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett, and Jim Kline. The top of the Sanger School is seen in the background. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26696/
Sanger Fire Department (Part 2 of 2)
Firemen and their fire trucks, March 19, 1927. Sanger Fire Department members from left to right: Otis Jones, Chief Bud Gentle (standing), A. G. Nance, Joe Hughes, Alton Gentle, S. C. Moore, L. B. Daniels, D. C. Gheens, G. W. Sullivan, Troy Stinson, Elmer Hulse, Jack McReynolds, Jno Richardson. Members not in the picture Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett and Jim Kline. Taken on the square in Sanger, looking north. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26695/
[Sanger High School]
View looking north along Sixth Street to the front of Sanger High School. The building was built in 1917. Candid shot of students, teachers, bicycles, see-saws and one car. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26681/
[Sanger High School Class of 1907]
The second class to graduate from Sanger High School. Standing left to right: J. W. Parker, Superintendant, Walter Trickey, W. B. Chambers; seated: Jennie Bowers, Alma Lain, Fay Parker. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26680/
[Sanger High School Class of 1915]
Left to right: Alma Lain Chambers (teacher), William Bush Chambers (teacher), four unknown, Gwendolyn Chambers (later Huey), unknown texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26679/
[Sanger High School Class of 1928-29]
Graduating class standing on the steps of school in cap and gown. It is known that Esta Lou McReynolds, Ida Pearl Nance, and J. B. Harper are included in this group. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26676/
[Sanger High School Class of 1929]
Front row: Arlon Newton, Keno Lusk, Lawrence Horst, Clinton Enlow, Willard Ashley, Grady Woods Second row: Lucille Miller, Linnie Bess Draper, Frances Jackson, Mary Sue Lusk, Faye McClendon, unknown, Maybell Montgomery, Jennie Dee Bronuagh Third row: Oran Campbell, Clarabell Bentley, unknown, Mildred Touchstone, C. O. Mitchell, Linnie Mae Melton, unknown, Ida Pearl Nance, Alyne Seal, L. I. Samuels Back row: Jess Schmidt, John Ezell, Harris Brewer, J.P. Hampton, unknown, J.B. Harper, Frank Burchard, Carl Ganzer, Claudie Allred texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26667/
Sanger Indian Football Score and Squads
Sanger football team of 1932, listed alphabetically Tip Allred, T. H. Averitt, Joe Batis, Clyde Berryhill, Lynwood Brewer, Frank Cornell, Leon Caves, Lanier Chestnut, Edwin Ganzer, L. N. Landers, J. F. Mundkowsky, T. H. Pritchett, Marion Newton, Bill Nat Rector, Weldon Roane, Jimmie Tyson, Edward Spratt, Coach: Sam McClure texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26665/
[Sanger Presbyterian Church]
Early photo of Sanger Presbyterian Church with original roofline. The gable to the left of the steeple was later removed. The building was built in 1902. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26700/
[Sanger Presbyterian Church / Sanger Public Library]
Originally in 1902 built to serve as a Presbyterian Church. It was donated to the city, and housed the public library from 1972 to 1995. Historical marker describes the history of the congregation rather than the building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26699/
[Sanger School class picture 1916-1917, 2nd or 3rd grade]
Left to right- Back row- Ruby Pearl Odom, Erminia Perez, Alyne Seals, Alta Mae Crandall, Ida Pearl Nance, Faye McClendon , Pauline Carson, Nell Thomas, (unknown), Mildred Touchstone, Oveleta Smith, Mary Sue Lusk, Pauline Burchard, (unknown). Front Row- (unknown), Calvin Kline, Bennie Hughes, Howard Carrico, Bill Burroughs, Tommy McDaniel, Gyp Gibson, J. P. Hampton, Grady Woods, Willard Ashely, Frank Burchard, (unknown). texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26678/
[Sanger School class picture 1922-23, Fifth Grade]
Only a few of these children have been identified. Names corresponding to the numbers on the photograph: #2 Tommy McDaniel, #4 Helen Ruth Gentle, #5 Arlan Newton #6 J. P. Hampton, #8 Ida Pearl Nance, #10 Faye McClendon, #13 Bill Burroughs, #18 Alyne Seal, #21 Frank Burchard. Other names listed but unable to place with number are Morris, and Pauline Carson. All others are unidentifed. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26677/
[Sanger School class picture 1922-23, Third Grade]
Mrs. Winnie Minnick's third grade class of 1922-23 Front row: Mary Lou LeGear, unknown, unknown, Beatrice Jones, Ruby Lee McClendon, unknown, Warren Jones, Alyneen Mallow Second Row,: Ted Cherry, the remainder of the row are unknown Third row: T.H. Pritchett, the remainder of the row are unknown Fourth row: J.C. Landers, unknown, unknown, Essie V. Vandervor, Joe Batis, Joe Bill Rogers, Royce Michaels, unknown, unknown, J.T. McCrellon Back row: Winne Minnick, Richard Hoehn, H. M. Horst, unknown, Edward Spratt, Thomas Moore, Christene Hoehn, unknown texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26673/
[Sanger School class picture 1923-24, First grade]
First grade class of Lila B. Koons. Front row: John Lewis Sullivan, Henry Lee Sullivan, Laverne Sullivan, Mary Ready, Dorothy Forrest, Rex Moore, Wilma Lou Atkins, Margaret Brown Second row: Marguerite Neal, E. Echols, Rob Chambers, Alyne Burkholder, ___? Yarbrough, James Ready, Mary Jone Batis, Jesse Earl Seal, ___? Duncan Back row: Cliff Wilson, Virginia Pritchett, Ben Dell Sullivan, Abbie Lee Gentle, Ernest Hopkins, unknown, Newton Stone, R. T. Martindale, Mrs. Koons texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26675/
[Sanger School class picture 1923-24, Third Grade]
Mrs. Winnie Minick's Third grade class of 1923-24 Front row: first four unknown, Ocie Isbell, Jessie Alice Isbell, unknown, Alma Cowling Second row: Winnie Minnick, unknown, unknown, Florene Horst, Jessie Hopkins, next five unknown Back row: T. H. Pritchett, unknown, Hugh Wilfong, unknown, unknown, Maedell Isbell, Bessie Brown, Gale Draper, Alma McClendon texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26674/
[Sanger School class picture 1924-1925, Third Grade]
Mrs. Winnie Minick's third grade class of 1924-25 Front row: Gambill Sullivan, unknown, unknown, Helen Enlow, unknown, Julia Miller, unknown, Gwen Giles Second row: ____? Duncan, unknown, unknown, unknown, Jessie Hopkins, Marjorie Burroughs, Elizabeth Hughes Third row: Ruben Williams, unknown, Welda Thompson, _____? Daniels, unknown, unknown, unknown Back row: T.H. Pritchett, unknown, unknown, Robbie Eliot, Winnie Minick, unknown texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26671/
[Sanger School class picture 1925, First grade]
Mrs. Pearl Boydstun's First grade class of 1925 First row: Floyd Frizzell, Jack Stacy Burkholder, J.M. Atkins, Josephine Tyson, Joe LaGear, Cloe Jimmy Williams Second row: Theda Cherry, unknown, Verdie Mae Horst, unknown, unknown, Buford Chestnut, Mary Frances Ready Third row: unknown, Elouise, Echols, Clyce Mundy, unknown, unknown, Floy Ezell, Jr., Joyce Spratt, unknown Back row: only the teacher, Pearl Boysdstun, is known Names of those marked unknown above: Vernice ___? , Francis ___?, Morris Anderson, Robert Ashley, Esta Caves, Ruby Duncan, Ernestine Hicks, ___? Kerr, Opal Kerr, Frankie LeGear, Edna Earl Lewis, Limble Lewis, Opal Marion, Katie McClendon, Waymond Miller, Virginia Pritchett, Evelene Rice texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26672/
[Sanger School class picture 1926, Second grade]
Ms, Fay Wade's Second Grade class, 1926. Front Row: Bruce Hampton, Sidney Hampton, Jack Stacy Burkholder, Leland Newton, Waymon Miller, Clyde White, Ancil Hardaway, Floy Ezell, Clyde Munday, L.N. Landers, A. Jones, Alton Dickens, Burton ___? Second Row: Theda Mae Cherry, Esta Caves, Josephine Tyson,Virginia Pritchett, Elouise Echols, Dorothy Forrest, Ruby Duncan, Doyce ___?, Mary Ruth Miller, Evelyne Rice Back row: ___? Gadsberry, Elizabeth Collins, Verdie Mae Horst, Joyce Spratt, Margarette Neal, Hattie Margaret Harwell, LeNora Williams, Earnesteen Hicks, Mary Ready texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26670/
[Sanger School class picture 1928, grade unknown]
1928 Class photograph, grade unknown. Students not yet identified. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26668/
[Sanger School class picture 1928, Third grade]
Mrs. Winnie Minick's third grade class of 1928 Front row: Harry Lyons, Jr. , unknown, Jimmy Williams, Buford Chestnut, Hugh Pate, Guy Hurd, unknown, unknown. Second row: unknown, unknown, Betty Rector, Anita Hicks, unknown, unknown, Louise Brackney, Edna Mae Sims, Irene McCracken, Olita Ezell. Third row: Only the teacher, Winnie Minick, is known. Back row: Jack Hampton, unknown, unknown, unknown, unknown, L.N. Landers, unknown, unknown, Gober McClellan. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26669/
[Sanger School class picture 1930, Third Grade]
Mrs. Winnie Minick's third grade class of 1930 Front row: James Giles, Douglas Tippen, Don Hampton, Wayne Dickens, Troy Strickland Second row: Cynthia Crowson, unknown, Catherine Flowers, unknown, unknown, ___? Sims, Rebecca Batis, Alta F. Williams, Idaleene Scheu, unknown, Ouida F. Holt Third row: unknown, Woody Marion, unknown, ___? Marion, Franklin Landers, Winnie Minick, unknown, unknown, Walter Lee Jones Back row: Frank Lee Terrell, LeRoy Brown, unknown, unknown, ___? Belcher, unknown, Ralph Brewer, Billy Gentle, Dick Ready, Harold Sims texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26666/
[Sanger school, first brick building]
Large group of children and a few adults in front of two story brick school building. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth26682/
[Sanger Sewer System Map]
This is a 1942 copy of a 1923 sewer map of Sanger, Texas. The map indicates the location of dwellings, churches, mercantiles, industrial areas, and the Sante Fe depot. The diagram documents the location of 33,067 linear feet of sewer lines, 36 manholes, and 33 cleanouts. texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth28976/
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