Mineral Wells, "The Carlsbad of America"

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Booklet about the history of, the various services available at, and the attractions in and around Mineral Wells, ("The Carlsbad of America")Texas. Published in 1905, it contains many photographic illustrations and a local map. Please note the colophon at the bottom of the pamphlet: "An empire--a nation within a nation."

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[23] p. ; 23 cm.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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Booklet about the history of, the various services available at, and the attractions in and around Mineral Wells, ("The Carlsbad of America")Texas. Published in 1905, it contains many photographic illustrations and a local map. Please note the colophon at the bottom of the pamphlet: "An empire--a nation within a nation."

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[23] p. ; 23 cm.

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Palo Pinto County Album

This ongoing collection is a compilation of photographs and memorabilia documenting the history of Palo Pinto County and its people. As a community album it is comprised solely of items belonging to individuals of the Palo Pinto County area. In an effort to document as much of the history that is held by individuals and families with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those in the community that have items of historic value and wish to contribute no matter how small their collection.

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Mineral Wells, "The Carlsbad of America", text, Date Unknown; Mineral Wells, TX. (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16332/: accessed August 23, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.