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  Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
 County: Palo Pinto County, TX
 Language: English
 Collection: A. F. Weaver Collection
A Brief History or A Statement of Facts of Mineral Wells, Texas From 1881 to 1921

A Brief History or A Statement of Facts of Mineral Wells, Texas From 1881 to 1921

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[An Engraving of a Crowd of Men]

[An Engraving of a Crowd of Men]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
The Carlsbad of America

The Carlsbad of America

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Shown here is the battered title page of a pamphlet about Mineral Wells, calling it "The Carlsbad of America." It gives the property valuation (ending in 1905), and the population of the city (also ending in 1905). A colophon at the bottom of the pamphlet remarks "Texas An Empire---A nation within a Nation." The pamphlet reports itself as the work of the Index Printing Company.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Page from Pamphlet about Palo Pinto County Water]

[Page from Pamphlet about Palo Pinto County Water]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This picture appears to be the battered remains of a pamphlet that extols the water of Palo Pinto County. Its provenance remains, unfortunately, still [2014] unknown.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
The Brain Busters

The Brain Busters

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Black-face comedy was considered a socially acceptable form of entertainment until after World War II. The pamphlet suggests that "The Brain Busters" were a series of difficult questions sent in to the duo by listeners to their radio program. Further information about "Sugar Cane" and "February" (the black-face actors) is unfortunately lacking.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department (Souvenir)

Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department (Souvenir)

Date: July 1906
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[A Minstrel Show Program]

[A Minstrel Show Program]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
The Daily Index

The Daily Index

Date: 1902?-05-(06)?
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Sancura Sprudel Water

Sancura Sprudel Water

Date: 1900
Creator: unknown
Description: A pamphlet advertising "Sangcura Sprudel Water," describing the various uses of the mineral water and the salts derived by evaporating the water is shown here.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Central Christian Church

Central Christian Church

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
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