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[Mineral Wells' First Public School]

[Mineral Wells' First Public School]

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Description: Mineral Wells' first public school was erected in 1884, and located on what is now [2008] NW 5th Avenue. The building is now used as a museum.
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The Mineral Wells Guide

The Mineral Wells Guide

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Description: The Mineral Wells Guide, as it itself proclaims, was published for the out-of-town visitor. It contains facts about Mineral Wells, instructions about how to reach Mineral Wells, the water and baths to be found there, the Milling Sanatorium, recreation in the city, and various advertisements.
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Mineral Wells Hardware

Mineral Wells Hardware

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Description: The sign painted on the side of the store proclaims that this building is the Mineral Wells Hardware Company. Located at 212 SE 1st Avenue, it was owned by Mssrs. Smith & Frost. It was later bought by L.E. Seaman. In 1975, it became the location of Widlake Motor Supply. The picture appears on page 126 of A. F. Weaver's "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells...."
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[Mineral Wells High School]

[Mineral Wells High School]

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Description: This photograph was taken at the completion of Mineral Wells High School in 1915. The Mineral Wells Independent School District donated the building to the Fifty Year Club in 2007. The Fifty Year Club intends to restore the school.
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[The Mineral Wells High School Band in the Bicentennial Parade]

[The Mineral Wells High School Band in the Bicentennial Parade]

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Description: The Mineral Wells High School Band in the "Time Was" Bicentennial Parade of 1976 (celebrating the United States Bicentennial) is shown here, as taken from a perspective looking northeast at intersection of N. Oak Avenue (Highway 281 left to right) and E. Hubbard Street (Highway 180, one-way right to left.)
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[Mineral Wells High School's First Graduating Class, 1903]

[Mineral Wells High School's First Graduating Class, 1903]

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Description: Shown in this picture are, from left to right: Maggie McDaniel, Annabel Cushman, Myra Hunt Oliver and (Valedictorian) Ferdinand "Doc" Howard. The title of his valedictory address was "The Electrical Age." The diplomas were presented by Judge F.C. Highsmith. This photograph is to be found in the second edition of "Time Was..." by A. F. Weaver on page 189.
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Mineral Wells is 100% for "Ike" Sablosky

Mineral Wells is 100% for "Ike" Sablosky

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Description: None
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 [Mineral Wells' Municipal Airport]

[Mineral Wells' Municipal Airport]

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Description: An aerial View of Mineral Wells Municipal Airport and Downing Heliport is shown here. Further information about them is not yet available.
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[A Mineral Wells Orchestra]

[A Mineral Wells Orchestra]

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Description: Shown here is a clipping from a newspaper, showing the Mineral Wells Orchestra, some 65 years previous to its publication. Members are, top row: John Nance, Jeff Reimar, John (last name unknown) and an unidentified mandolin player; middle row is a string guitar quartet consisting of: Mrs. J.E. Johnson, Mrs. R. L. Yeager, Mrs. P. E. Bock, and an unidentified fourth lady; front row: Mrs. J.D. Cranford, John Muns, an unidentified person (perhaps a trombonist), and Mrs. I. N. Wynn. The clipping was cut short; some information is clearly be missing.
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 [Mineral Wells Steam Laundry]

[Mineral Wells Steam Laundry]

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Creator: unknown
Description: The only information available in regard to this photograph is a legend on the back of it that reads: "200 block of NW 7th St." The sign on the false front of the building clearly reads, "Mineral Steam Laundry."
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