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- American Legion Drum and Bugle Corp at 1933 Convention in Chicago
- The Drum and Bugle Corps of Mineral Wells' Ferris Anderson Post No. 75, attended the American Legion National Convention at the Hotel Majestic in Chicago, Illinois, October 2-5, 1933. Please note: The American Legion provided the following names to accompany the picture: David Burnswick, Director; Paul Grable, Drum Major; Tommie Burns, Trumpet; James W. Calvert, Trumpet; E.M. Davidson, Trumpet; Lawrence Davis, Trumpet; Sam Goldman, Trumpet; Jack Armstrong, Trumpet; Bob Echols, Clarinet; (?) Davidson, Clarinet; Lloyd Kendall, Clarinet; Bob Irvine, Clarinet; (?)Brady, Piccolo; Arly (?) Bolfour, S. Drums, B. Drums; Dan Raeffell, Bass; W.E. Davis, Bass; Roy Prince, Trombone; Vaughan Davis, Trombone; (?) Trombone; Franz Schubert, Baritone; Alex Pavlovsky, Horn; W. W. Woodward. Horn; George Oliver, Horn; Bill Chancellor, Color Bearer; W.H.H. Smith, Color Bearer; Allan Wallace, Color Guard; George Barber, Color Guard. This band was awarded a state championship three times.
- Crazy Radio Theatre
- The Crazy Radio Theatre broadcast from the lobby of the Crazy Hotel in Mineral Wells over the Texas Quality Network. (see: A. F. Weaver, "Time Was...") The show's origin is said to be the selling of "Crazy Water Crystals." Identified are Hal Collins (Manager of the Crazy Hotel), Paul, Ludy, Dick, Jake, Slim. [No last names are given.] Please note the early 12-string steel guitar held by Paul.
- [Crazy Sign, 2 of 2]
- This picture shows a post-card of the sign. The Crazy sign was constructed in 1933 over East Hubbard Street, (Bankhead Highway--later US Highway 180) in the center of Mineral Wells. It was quite a landmark since it was one of only two signs allowed by by the Texas Department of Transportation to span a highway maintained by the state agency. The sign was torn down on December 24, 1958 (No explanation was offered for the rush to remove it on Christmas Eve.) and it was later salvaged for scrap. Information about it was taken from A.F. Weavers "Time Was...", on page 30.
- [Program for Mineral Wells High School Commencement 1934]
- A program from the Mineral Wells Commencement of 1934, which was held in the still-standing Convention Hall.