Grave Marker

Grave Marker

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a Loda E Teague's grave marker. It is in the shape of a tree and has leaves at the bottom. There is an emblem for forest woodmen circle on the grave marker. There is an inscription on the tombstone.
Contributing Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library
[The W.O.W.  (Woodmen on the World) Drill Team]

[The W.O.W. (Woodmen on the World) Drill Team]

Date: June 1947
Creator: unknown
Description: This picture shows the Woodmen of the World Drill Team, taken on June 19, 1947. A caption on the back of the photograph reads: WOW DRILL TEAM 6-19-47---- Herman Tolbert, Capt.--LEFT TO RIGHT: Front row: Walter Carter, Gene Lee, Jimmy Brandenburg, Charlie Davis, Bill Teichman, Idys Cox, Jr., Boyce Harvey, Billy Brooks. Back Row: Melton Brewton, Walter Moore, Hayden Hughes, Bazil Brewton, Unknown [heavily underlined, with small lacuna, also underlined, following] Roy Alderson, Roy Brewton and Eldred Fryer. A further caption, rotated 90 degrees to the first reads: "Picture taken in Convention Hall." On the front of the photograph is handwritten: "phillips [sic] photog-aphic [sic] Service Abilene, Texas" in white ink. The photograph appears in A.F. Weaver's "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells" on page 165.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
Woodmen of the World Camp Meeting , June 19, 1947

Woodmen of the World Camp Meeting , June 19, 1947

Date: June 19, 1976
Creator: unknown
Description: A white-ink legend on the face of this photograph reads: Woodman [sic] of the World Camp Meeting----6-19-47 Mineral Wells, Texas. phillips [sic] photographic [sic] Service [sic] A typed legend on the back of the photograph reads: WOW MEETING 6-19-47 held in Convention Hall. Recognized Front [sic] row from left: #1 Ezra Wortham. #5 Charlie Sheridan, #6 George Oliver 3rd. Row standing #1 John Birdwell, #5 Louis Fryer, #6 John Miller, #7 Ben Yeager, #12 Bill Teichman. 4th row: #1 Charlie Langley #15 Roy Langley [Unreadable deletions in green ink above appear this caption] This picture appears in Weaver's "TIME WAS in Mineral Wells" on page 165.
Contributing Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library
[Photograph of a Woodmen of the World Burial Ceremony]

[Photograph of a Woodmen of the World Burial Ceremony]

Date: May 8, 1975
Creator: unknown
Description: Copy negative of a group of people standing around graves at Barbee Cemetery between Shiloh and Edna Hill. Several women standing next to the largest headstone are all holding spears as part of a ceremony for Woodmen of the World (W. O. W.), circa 1910.
Contributing Partner: Erath County Genealogical Society
[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie  McGee and Linnet Moore, June 26, 1901]

[Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie McGee and Linnet Moore, June 26, 1901]

Date: May 26, 1901
Creator: Moore, Charles B.
Description: Letter from Charles B. Moore to Bindie McGee Linnet Moore saying that he would be glad for Bindie and Linnet to come to visit and help Mary Moore. He says that Linnet has started a trip to Springfield to visit relatives. He writes about the difficulties with the rail road keeping workers. Willy had a tooth pulled. He sends news of the activities of friends and family. Charles relates that he purchased a plow. He give updates on the work around the house and the farm.
Contributing Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections