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[Lake Mineral Wells]

[Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: This photograph shows the Civic League Island at Lake Mineral Wells, four miles east of Mineral Wells, Texas, with a rustic bridge connecting the two small islands, picnic tables, and grilles. In the foreground, there are two small boats with canopies, carrying passengers on the water of the lake. A forested shoreline is visible in the background of the image.
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[Lake Mineral Wells]

[Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: 1941?
Creator: Clarence Winfield Simonds
Description: This is a view from a spot near the dam looking across the lake to Ed Dismuke's Famous Water Company, where mineral water was piped to his drinking pavilion on NW 3rd Street. It was here also, that the Famous crystallizing plant, where "Pronto Lax" crystals were made, was located. Lake Pinto supplied water to the City of Mineral Wells from the time of its creation in 1902, until Rock Creek was dammed to form Lake Mineral Wells in Parker County in 1918, and completed in September of 1920. This photograph is taken from one of 17 (4X4) negatives in an envelope from Charles W. Simonds, addressed to A.F. Weaver Photography, and postmarked "Aug. 4, 1975."
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[Lake Mineral Wells, 3 of 4:  Sign]

[Lake Mineral Wells, 3 of 4: Sign]

Date: [1977-08-06]
Creator: unknown
Description: A sign in front of the spillway (which was part of the dam for Mineral Wells Lake before it was rebuilt to a higher level during World War Two) says, "Water For Texans."
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[Lake Mineral Wells, 1 of 4, Flood Stage]

[Lake Mineral Wells, 1 of 4, Flood Stage]

Date: c. 1941
Creator: unknown
Description: Lake Mineral Wells, Mineral Wells State Park, is shown here in flood stage. Heavy spring rains dumped 7.2 inches of rainfall into the area over a violent week-end in March 1976, resulting in a flood that claimed 24 lives in fire- and water-related incidents. The dam is visible on the far left side of the picture, with water flowing over it. Flood waters cover a large part of the land between the photographer and the dam. The public boat ramp and fueling station are on the peninsula at the far right side of the picture. The picture is part of a group of films labeled "1977", but related news articles give the date as March of the previous year.
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[Lake Mineral Wells, 4 of 4:   Spillway]

[Lake Mineral Wells, 4 of 4: Spillway]

Date: April 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: Shown here is the lower end of the spillway from Lake Mineral Wells after the flood in March 1976. The dam is barely visible at the upper end of the spillway in the middle of the picture. The road directly below the dam is under water, and is not visible in any other pictures of this flood. It suffered such severe damage that it had to be rebuilt.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 1: Infantry Replacement Training Center

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 1: Infantry Replacement Training Center

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes a time-line of events that took place in Fort Wolters from 1921 to 1973, including biographies of personnel, photographs, diagrams and a Roster of Infantry Replacement Center Officers from 1941.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 5:  Military Personnel: Awards, Promotions, Retirements

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 5: Military Personnel: Awards, Promotions, Retirements

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume consists of photographs of personnel receiving awards, promotions, and retirements.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 7: Heliports, Stagefields, Directory

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 7: Heliports, Stagefields, Directory

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H. Jr.
Description: This volume consists of photographs and diagrams of stage fields such as Sundance, Mustang, Rawhide, Da Nang, Phu Loi, Soc Trang, and many others. The U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School utilized approximately 1,350 square miles of airspace.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 9: Athletic Awards

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 9: Athletic Awards

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes photographs showing personnel receiving trophies and other recognition for sports activities at the base, such as basketball, golf, softball, bowling, and other sports.
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Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 14: Officer Wives Club and NCO Wives Club Activities

Pictorial History of Fort Wolters, Volume 14: Officer Wives Club and NCO Wives Club Activities

Date: unknown
Creator: Casper, Willie H., Jr.
Description: This volume includes many photographs of the activities of the Fort Wolters' Officers' Wives Club, NCO Wives Club, Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts, and Teen Club.
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