Two Men and Three Women Outdoors

Two Men and Three Women Outdoors

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of two men and and three women outdoors. The men are on either side of the women. The men are wearing suits and hats, and the women are wearing white blouses, long skirts, corsages and hats with large bows. Two women and one man are kneeling on the ground. In the background are pine trees and bushes.
Contributing Partner: Heritage House Museum
[A Panoramic View of Lake Mineral Wells]

[A Panoramic View of Lake Mineral Wells]

Date: 1930?
Creator: unknown
Description: An early panoramic view of Lake Mineral Wells is illustrated here. The lake was built by the city of Mineral Wells for a municipal water supply in 1920. Rock Creek, in Parker County, was dammed to impound a lake approximately one mile wide and five miles long. An island, visible in the center of this picture, was initially accessible only by boat; but a wooden walkway eventually connected it to the concrete dam. The dam at Lake Mineral Wells was raised because of the increased need for water due to the building of Camp Wolters and its expansion into the largest Infantry Replacement Training Center in the nation in World War II. The island was thereafter covered by water. Lake Mineral Wells eventually became partially filled with silt, and another water supply was sought. Palo Pinto Creek was dammed by the city In the mid 1960's to form Lake Palo Pinto, approximately ten miles southwest of the county seat of Palo Pinto County. It became the current source of Mineral Wells' municipal water supply. Lake Mineral Wells was donated to Texas Parks and Wildlife in 1980, and became the focal point of Lake Mineral Wells State Park. Due to its ...
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[The Middle Panel of the Oldest Known Panorama of Mineral Wells]

[The Middle Panel of the Oldest Known Panorama of Mineral Wells]

Date: 1882?
Creator: unknown
Description: Shown here is the middle photograph of three that are arranged on pages 40 and 41 of A. F. Weaver's book, "TIME WAS In Mineral Wells", to create the "Earliest known panoramic view of Mineral Wells around 1882." It was taken from East Mountain looking to the southwest. The photograph includes the center of today's [2008]downtown Mineral Wells. A large white two-story building is shown at the left center of the picture on West Hubbard Street, at the site of the (later) Southern Hotel. The building at the far left edge of the picture occupies on the site of the current Mineral Wells Fire and Police Departments in the 200 block of South Oak Avenue. The center of Mineral Wells' Business District is now [2008] the intersection of Oak Avenue (US 281) and Hubbard Street (US Highway 180).
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
The University of Texas, Austin—Galveston.

The University of Texas, Austin—Galveston.

Date: [c. 1902]
Creator: University of Texas
Description: This booklet is primarily a photojournal of the university and some of the surrounding area in Austin, with photographs of all of the main buildings on campus. The first two pages have a brief statement from the Registrar about admissions and departments at the university.
Contributing Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library
[School 1954-1955 #12]

[School 1954-1955 #12]

Date: 1950 - 1959
Creator: Blewitt, William
Description: Man with bull on display.
Contributing Partner: Bosque County Historical Commission
[Unknown Texas Rock Formation]

[Unknown Texas Rock Formation]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of an unknown rock formation in Texas. Note that there are some people standing in front of it. It is not known who they are.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
Texas: its geography, natural history and topography

Texas: its geography, natural history and topography

Date: 1844
Creator: Kennedy, William, 1799-1849.
Description: A reprint of the first part of "Texas: the rise, progress, and prospects of the republic of Texas."/ Copy of field notes and journal of A. Le Grand, in charge of party surveying grant to New Arkansas and Texas land company: p. 105-115.
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
The public land system of Texas, 1823-1910.

The public land system of Texas, 1823-1910.

Date: 1918
Creator: McKitrick, Reuben
Description: Book describing the public land system of Texas. Government publication (gpb); State or province government publication (sgp)
Contributing Partner: Star of the Republic Museum
[Trinity River - Anderson County]

[Trinity River - Anderson County]

Date: c. 1960
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of what is probably the Trinity river from the Anderson County side.
Contributing Partner: Palestine Public Library
[An Unidentified Anderson County Farm Road]

[An Unidentified Anderson County Farm Road]

Date: c. 1980
Creator: unknown
Description: Photo of an unidentified Anderson County Farm Road.
Contributing Partner: Anderson County Historical Commission
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