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  Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
 Decade: 1970-1979
 Language: English
Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 1979

Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 44, Ed. 1 Thursday, April 19, 1979

Date: April 19, 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: A weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that included local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 10, 1979

Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 47, Ed. 1 Thursday, May 10, 1979

Date: May 10, 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: A weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that included local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 57, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 12, 1979

Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 57, Ed. 1 Thursday, July 12, 1979

Date: July 12, 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: A weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that included local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 71, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 20, 1979

Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 102, No. 71, Ed. 1 Thursday, December 20, 1979

Date: December 20, 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: A weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that included local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (sixth)]

[A Panorama Taken in 1974 (sixth)]

Date: August 10, 1974
Creator: unknown
Description: A panorama, taken from West Mountain, looking toward East Mountain over North Oak Street in Mineral Wells. The Convention Center, Box Factory, and The Crazy Water Hotel are visible. Native plants are visible in the foreground.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Poston's Dry Goods - 1 of 15:   Will Poston]

[Poston's Dry Goods - 1 of 15: Will Poston]

Date: 1975
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: Will Poston is shown standing in the cashier's station of his department store, Poston Dry Goods (located at 107 N. Oak Avenue, Mineral Wells, Texas). Note the conveyor system by which the cashier received cash and statements from various departments, and distributed change and receipts. Central cashiers were common in department stores from the years of the Great Depression through the time of World War II.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Poston's Dry Goods - 2 of 15:   Will Poston Inside His Store]

[Poston's Dry Goods - 2 of 15: Will Poston Inside His Store]

Date: 1975
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: Will Poston stands at the cashier's station, preparing to dispatch a runner to a clerk in his store, Poston Dry Goods, It was located at 107 N. Oak Avenue in 1975.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Poston's Dry Goods - 3 of 15:   Will Poston Inside Cashier Station]

[Poston's Dry Goods - 3 of 15: Will Poston Inside Cashier Station]

Date: 1975
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: Will Poston, seated at the cashier's station in his store, Poston Dry Goods, located at 107 N. Oak Avenue, in 1975.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Poston's Dry Goods - 4 of 15:   Will Poston Holding Cable System]

[Poston's Dry Goods - 4 of 15: Will Poston Holding Cable System]

Date: 1975
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: Will Poston, standing, is poised in preparation to dispatch a container along a cable from the central cashier's office in his store, Poston Dry Goods in 1975. The store was located at 107 N. Oak Avenue.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Poston's Dry Goods, 5 of 15:   View of Safe]

[Poston's Dry Goods, 5 of 15: View of Safe]

Date: 1975
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Description: Will Poston sits next to the safe in Poston Dry Goods store in 1975. Note the lettering on the safe "Baker, Poston and Co." Also note the many ledger books, which contained the numerous accounts and records required by the store's manual bookkeeping system, around Mr. Poston. Poston's was the largest apparel store in Mineral Wells after the Howard Brothers Department Stores discontinued operations. Many of the glass show cases in Poston's had come from the earlier Howards' store.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library