Ten Years Younger

Ten Years Younger

Date: unknown
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Description: This picture displays the title page of a booklet about Mineral Wells, Texas health resorts--and how they could make people feel ten years younger.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[LeTourneau College]

[LeTourneau College]

Date: July 1966
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Description: Aerial view photograph of the grounds of LeTourneau College in Longview, Texas. Robert G. LeTourneau and his wife Evelyn founded the college, and the college grounds were constructed where Harmon Hospital used to reside.
Contributing Partner: Longview Public Library
Fort Worth and the billion dollar circle

Fort Worth and the billion dollar circle

Date: c. 1919
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Description: Promotional brochure for Fort Worth and the surrounding area. Includes statistical tables.
Contributing Partner: University of Houston Libraries' Special Collections
[City of Clarendon Chamber of Commerce Ledger]

[City of Clarendon Chamber of Commerce Ledger]

Date: [c. 1921-03]
Creator: City of Clarendon Chamber of Commerce
Description: This ledger includes the minutes of several meetings of the Board of Directors of the Chamber of Commerce as well as lists and tallies related to particular businesses.
Contributing Partner: City of Clarendon
City Directory of Mesquite, Texas

City Directory of Mesquite, Texas

Date: May 1, 1948
Creator: Mesquite Chamber of Commerce
Description: City directory for the city of Mesquite listing residents, business firms, and the Dallas classifieds section.
Contributing Partner: Mesquite Public Library
McCulloch County, Texas : dots show producing wells and wells drilling the Lohn Shallow Field, derricks show deep tests.

McCulloch County, Texas : dots show producing wells and wells drilling the Lohn Shallow Field, derricks show deep tests.

Date: [1910..1930]
Creator: Brady Chamber of Commerce
Description: Map shows boundaries and holders of oil leases, locations of wells, landowners, towns, railroads, roads, and course of the San Saba and Colorado Rivers and their tributaries. Scale not given. Text on the back of the map discusses oil drilling in McCulloch County, Texas and the geology of the area.
Contributing Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
East Texas.

East Texas.

Date: 1923
Creator: East Texas Chamber of Commerce.
Description: This book was created to provide "authentic information concerning the natural and co-operative resources and opportunities offered by East Texas and her people" for the general public. It contains information about the "General Development in 1921-22, The Evolution of transportation and Fixing of Lower Rate Levels, The Marketing Problem Nearing Solution, Organization, Concentration and Standardization of Quality; Pack and Grade, Co-Operative Work of A. & M. College Department of Extension Service; State Agricultural Department; Markets and Warehouses Department; [and the] Chamber of Commerce in East Texas" (p. 1).
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries
Austin, "The Friendly City"

Austin, "The Friendly City"

Date: 1949
Creator: Austin Chamber of Commerce
Description: Photograph of the Texas State Capitol. The photograph appeared on the front of a card given out by the Austin Chamber of Commerce. The back of the card reads as follows, "This Card Certifies that Geo. A. Newgent representing A. J. Maloney Co is a member in good standing of the Austin Chamber of Commerce". The card is signed by the president and the manager of the Austin Chamber of Commerce and states that it will expire Dec. 31, 1949.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[Jim Wright certificate from the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce]

[Jim Wright certificate from the Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce]

Date: 1953
Creator: Texas Junior Chamber of Commerce
Description: Photo of a certificate given to Jim Wright. Photo taken in 1953.
Contributing Partner: Weatherford College
Hotel Guide, Highway Guide and Where to Go in Mineral Wells

Hotel Guide, Highway Guide and Where to Go in Mineral Wells

Date: unknown
Creator: Mineral Wells Chamber of Commerce
Description: The cover page of a guide to the town of Mineral Wells, with information about the different types of water available, recreation activities, sanatoriums, and hotels is shown here. The clothes of the"Dyspeptic" illustrated at the bottom left suggest the late 1920's. Please note the gammadion (swastika) ribbons above and below the doggerel on the left side of the picture. The guide appears to have been printed considerably before the rise of the Nazis in Germany.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
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