[Photograph of Lake Mineral Wells] Metadata

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  • Main Title [Photograph of Lake Mineral Wells]


  • Clarence Winfield Simonds
    Creator Type: Personal


  • Creation: 1941?
  • Digitized: 2006-11-27


  • No Language


  • Content Description: Photograph of a view from a spot near the dam looking across the lake to Ed Dismuke's Famous Water Company, where mineral water was piped to his drinking pavilion on NW 3rd Street.


  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Landscape and Nature - Water - Lakes
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Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source


  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Parker County
  • Time Period: mod-tim
  • Coverage Date: 1941


  • Name: A. F. Weaver Collection
    Code: AFWC


  • Name: Boyce Ditto Public Library
    Code: BDPL


  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Photograph


  • Image


  • Accession or Local Control No: AWO_0407N
  • Archival Resource Key: ark:/67531/metapth20380


  • Display Note: Lake Pinto supplied water to the City of Mineral Wells from the time of its creation in 1902, until Rock Creek was dammed to form Lake Mineral Wells in Parker County in 1918, and completed in September of 1920. This photograph is taken from one of 17 (4X4) negatives in an envelope from Charles W. Simonds, addressed to A.F. Weaver Photography, and postmarked "Aug. 4, 1975."