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 County: Palo Pinto County, TX
[Camp Wolters Solders at Mass]

[Camp Wolters Solders at Mass]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a large group of solders seated in wooden chairs inside a large room. There are two aisles running between the groups of chairs and doors are visible in the background. Text at the top of the image says, "Early Sunday Mass, Camp Wolters, Texas." A handwritten note on the back says, "from Ted Gurney."
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Historic Plaque, Jonathan Hamilton Baker

Historic Plaque, Jonathan Hamilton Baker

Date: May 2, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a historic marker in Palo Pinto, Texas. It reads: "Jonathan Hamilton Baker (July 13, 1832 - October 18, 1918). Virginia native Jonathan Hamilton "Ham" Baker came to Texas in 1858 with his brother G. W. Baker and his uncle Eli Young. Stricken by malaria while a teacher in Fort Worth, he later moved to Palo Pinto County where his uncle Frank Baker was homesteading. Here he opened a school in Palo Pinto, and soon after helped establish the town's first Methodist Church. In 1859 Baker was chosen to lead a company of local men organized to defend the area against Indian attacks. He first served under Capt. J. R. Baylor and later participated with Capt. Lawrence Sullivan Ross in the recovery of Cynthia Ann Parker, the white woman seized by Comanches in 1836. During the Civil War he served as leader of the home guard. Baker was also an open range cattleman, and in 1869 he began driving his herds to Kansas railheads. Active in local government, he served as Deputy Sheriff, Justice of the Peace, Deputy Postmaster and Clerk of the County and District. In 1890 he moved to Granbury, where he became a successful nurseryman. For ...
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Palo Pinto street scene

Palo Pinto street scene

Date: May 2, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Street scene in Palo Pinto, near the courthouse square.
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Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, built 1929 by architects Wyatt C. Hendrick and Co. Architects. It has been vacant since 1972.
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Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, detail of doorway

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, detail of doorway

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the doorway to the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. There are double doors in white with glass windows. The door on the left has a sign warning against trespassing. The hotel was built in 1929 by architects Wyatt C. Hendrick and Co. Architects. It has been vacant since 1972.
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Veterans Memorial, Palo Pinto County

Veterans Memorial, Palo Pinto County

Date: May 2, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Dedicated to the men and women of Palo Pinto County who have served in all our wars with honor and sacrifice.
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Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, detail of top floor -  the "Cloud Room"

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, detail of top floor - the "Cloud Room"

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the top floor, called the "Cloud Room", at the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. There is a balcony around the wall. Several of the windows have been punched out. The hotel was built in 1929 by architects Wyatt C. Hendrick and Co. Architects. It has been vacant since 1972.
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Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, colonnade

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, colonnade

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the colonnade near the front entrance of the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, Texas. It was built in 1929 by architects Wyatt C. Hendrick and Co. Architects. It has been vacant since 1972. The floor is made of red brick, and the walls of slightly lighter brick.
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[Historical Marker: John Richard Winters (January 23, 1908 - August 11, 1997)]

[Historical Marker: John Richard Winters (January 23, 1908 - August 11, 1997)]

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a historic marker for John Richard Winters (January 23, 1908 - August 11, 1997) in Mineral Wells, Texas. Text: Tax-Assessor-Collector for Palo Pinto County from January 1, 1947 to March 31, 1987. Longest tenured Tax Assessor in the State of Texas at the time of his retirement. Active participant in civic affairs and community projects throughout the county: Sea Scout Troop Leader; President of the Mineral Wells Junior Chamber of Commerce; Charter member, Captain and Secretary of Palo Pinto County's Sheriff's Posse; Secretary of Palo Pinto County Livestock Association and its FFA-4H Club Junior Livestock Show; Palo Pinto Masonic Lodge; Mineral Wells Masonic Lodge; Old Settlers Reunion. President of Tax Assessor-Collectors Association of Texas in 1862. Retired from U. S. Army as Chief Warrant Officer after 21 years of service in Europe in World War II and active reserves. Instrumental in County Contribution to state-wide screw worm eradication program; re-introduction of wild turkeys into Palo Pinto County; publication of Palo Pinto County History Books; Centennial Celebration; Erection of Historical Markers in Palo Pinto County. Remembered for his untiring efforts to promote Palo Pinto County and Improve the quality of life for all its residents throughout his 89 year ...
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Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, flyer for the official website

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, flyer for the official website

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of a flier for the official website for the Baker Hotel, in Mineral Wells, Texas. It has been pasted into a window.
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