Forest Hill Plantation, Alto, Texas

Forest Hill Plantation, Alto, Texas

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Brochure about Forest Hill Plantation located near Alto, Texas. It includes information about the family history of the plantation owners, as provided by The Thursday Study Club.
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
Churn.

Churn.

Date: October 23, 1894
Creator: Roark, Calvin M.
Description: Patent for an improved, strong, durable, and simple churn that produces butter quickly and with much use of power. It has a slide rest with a rotary driving spindle on one end and guide pulleys on the other end, a slide-block that slides on the end of the slide rest, a turn-peg with a ratchet-head on the slide-block, a pawl, and a chord that attaches all these parts.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department
[Photograph of Bob Gardiner]

[Photograph of Bob Gardiner]

Date: September 17, 1988
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Description: Copy negative of Bob Gardiner standing next to a parked car in 1938. In the background, Laura Glenn's barn is visible.
Contributing Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission
[Photograph: School Buildings]

[Photograph: School Buildings]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photographs of school buildings in Alto, Texas. The first (top) photo is a two-story brick building with a tower on the left side and a peaked roof; text on the photo says "High School. Alto, Tex." The second (bottom) photo is a two-story, square-shaped brick building with a flat roof.
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
[Photograph: Alto School House]

[Photograph: Alto School House]

Date: November 1979
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Alto's school house prior to its demolition. Text underneath the photograph reads: "Alto's School House is being Demolished. A Landmark of the Past is lost to History."
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
[Photograph: Alto's First Two Story Brick School House]

[Photograph: Alto's First Two Story Brick School House]

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of Alto's first two-story brick school house. The building was built during 1905 and 1906. In the photograph, students and children stand in front of the building. Text underneath the photograph reads: "Alto's First 2 Story Brick School House Built in 1905-1906. Teachers: Mr. J. J. Crook, Miss Barker, Mrs. Terrell. 1906-1907 School Year. Copy made by Mrs. Frances Thomas from original borrowed from Miss Marie Latham."
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
[Photograph: Second Two Story School Building]

[Photograph: Second Two Story School Building]

Date: unknown
Creator: Wald, Adams
Description: Copy print of the Alto Public School; the building was cut out of the original print and rephotographed on a pressboard background. Text at the bottom of the original photo says "Alto Public School, Dec. 5th 29, Photo Adams Waco." The re-print is attached to a sheet of paper with the caption: "The Second 2 Story School House was remodeled and made into a One Story Brick Building in 1926. A Gymnasium and Home-Making Department was added to the East side in 1952-52."
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
Alto City Directory, 1918

Alto City Directory, 1918

Date: May 1918
Creator: unknown
Description: Directory to the city of Alto, Texas includes listings for businesses and individuals.
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
Alto City Directory, 1920

Alto City Directory, 1920

Date: August 15, 1920
Creator: unknown
Description: Directory to the city of Fort Worth, Texas includes lists of important institutions and locations as well as listings for businesses and individuals.
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
Alto City Directory

Alto City Directory

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Directory to the city of Alto, Texas includes listings for businesses and individuals.
Contributing Partner: Stella Hill Memorial Library
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