[ F. Troop 124th Cavalry ]

[ F. Troop 124th Cavalry ]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Shown here is a picture of the F Troop, 124th Cavalry, taken on the steps of the Baker Hotel at one of their annual meetings in the 1960's. From left to right 1st row: J. Harrington, P. Henson, M. Yell, J. Scott, L. Holt, J. Cooper, W. McQueary, W. Holt, G. Rankin, 2nd row: F. Crow, J. Warner, T. Owens, L. Knight, A. Lee, R. Huddleston, H. Warren, C. Baker, L. Hudspeth, T. Newton, T. J. Newton, 3rd row: G. Hines, E. Warren, O. Keller, N. Yates, J. Kincaid, R. Bell, H. Rochelle, D. McMinn, G. Lee, T. Blanton, 4th row: J. Harrington, V. Poe, N. Stockstill, A. Hudspeth, H. Blanton, N. Kimbrough, W. Bell, 5th row: C. Kirby, J. Harrison, O. Martin, S. Whatley, J. Dews, Dr. J. Huey. F Troop served with distinction in the China-Burma-India Theater of war in World War II. England's Lord Mountbatten, Commander of the C-B-I Theater, dedicated a monument to F Troop in Mineral Wells, October 14, 1972. The monument still stands on the south side of the 500 block of SE 1st Street.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Will Rogers at the Baker Hotel]

[Will Rogers at the Baker Hotel]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: None
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
 [Excavation for the Baker]

[Excavation for the Baker]

Date: 1927?
Creator: unknown
Description: Excavation work and clearing of the two blocks in downtown Mineral Wells for the Baker Hotel is shown here. In the background is the Dr. Thompson home, the old First Methodist church and parsonage. The parsonage was moved to the corner of SE 3rd Street & SE 5th Avenue. The filling station in the foreground was located where Murray's Grill parking lot once was [ca. 1950]. The Piedmont Hotel was across the street (NE 1st Avenue.) where the Baker Hotel garage building is now [2009]located. The work has just begun clearing the lots. The tower on top of East Mountain is barely visible above the welcome sign that was erected there in 1925. This photograph comes from the Young collection.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, colonnade

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells, colonnade

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

Baker Hotel, Mineral Wells

Date: April 14, 2006
Creator: Belden, Dreanna L.
Description: Photograph of the front of the Baker Hotel in Mineral Wells, built 1929 by architects Wyatt C. Hendrick and Co. Architects. It has been vacant since 1972. It is at least twelve stories tall.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
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.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
FIRST PREV 1 2 3 NEXT LAST