Crazy Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas - America's Great Health Resort

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This picture shows a pamphlet that was presumably published for the purpose of enticing prospective guests to the Crazy Hotel. The text touts the hotel as being "Fire-proof" (Its predecessor was not), and it extends "Special considerations shown at many hotels only to a favored few." The text is surrounded with pictures of the accommodations, and the various activities available at the hotel. At the very bottom, there is an advertisement for Crazy Crystals. The text ends with a notice of where to inquire about rates. If the dress of the ladies pictured is any guide, the pamphlet dates to ... continued below

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1 paper pamphlet : 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.

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the Crazy Hotel Creation Date: Unknown.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

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Description

This picture shows a pamphlet that was presumably published for the purpose of enticing prospective guests to the Crazy Hotel. The text touts the hotel as being "Fire-proof" (Its predecessor was not), and it extends "Special considerations shown at many hotels only to a favored few." The text is surrounded with pictures of the accommodations, and the various activities available at the hotel. At the very bottom, there is an advertisement for Crazy Crystals. The text ends with a notice of where to inquire about rates.
If the dress of the ladies pictured is any guide, the pamphlet dates to the era of the 1920's.

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1 paper pamphlet : 6 1/4 x 3 1/2 in.

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Palo Pinto County Album

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  • Aug. 8, 2006, 9:17 p.m.

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  • Jan. 6, 2014, 10:08 a.m.

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the Crazy Hotel. Crazy Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas - America's Great Health Resort, text, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth16343/: accessed December 17, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.