Crazy Water Hotel Metadata

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Title

  • Main Title Crazy Water Hotel

Date

  • Digitized: 2007-11-19

Language

  • English

Description

  • Content Description: This is a photograph of a post-card showing the south (front) and west side of the Crazy "Water" Hotel in the 400 block of NW 1st Avenue--the street on the left side of this picture. There is an advertisement for Crazy Water Crystals superposed in the upper right-hand hand corner. The title at the bottom of the card reads "Crazy Water Hotel, Mineral Wells, Texas--Where America Drinks its Way to Health". (This advertisement is one of the few references to "water" in the Hotel's history, although a woman with presumed mental problems drank from the well next to the hotel, and was reported to have been healed of her affliction by the water. "Crazy Woman's Well" evolved into the "Crazy Well", and gave the generic name to the mineral waters of the area.)

Subject

  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Architecture - Landmarks
  • University of North Texas Libraries Browse Structure: Business, Economics and Finance - Hotels

Primary Source

  • Item is a Primary Source

Coverage

  • Place Name: United States - Texas - Palo Pinto County - Mineral Wells
  • Time Period: mod-tim

Collection

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

Institution

  • Name: Boyce Ditto Public Library
    Code: BDPL

Rights

  • Rights Access: public

Resource Type

  • Postcard

Format

  • Image

Identifier

  • Accession or Local Control No: AWO_2071N