Alto City Directory

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Directory to the city of Alto, Texas includes lists of local phone numbers.

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[18] p. ; 21 cm.

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Stella Hill Memorial Library

Stella Hill Memorial Library contributes for digitization all extant issues of the local weekly newspaper, the Alto Herald. The newspapers from 1909-1966 provide an ongoing picture of life in and around this small town located on El Camino Real in southern Cherokee County. Alto is one of the oldest towns in East Texas, and the newspapers, with their feature stories, obituaries and advertisements chronicle the history and lifestyle of the era. The digitization was funded by a grant from the Tocker Foundation.

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Directory to the city of Alto, Texas includes lists of local phone numbers.

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[18] p. ; 21 cm.

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

Rescuing Texas History, 2013 features collections from 25 partners: the Private Collection of T. B. Willis, the Dallas Municipal Archives , the Austin History Center, Austin Public Library, the Fire Museum of Texas, The University of Texas at Dallas, Marfa Public Library, Texas Southern University, Concordia University Texas, Western Texas College Library, Carrollton Public Library, Palo Pinto County Historical Association, the Bryan Wildenthal Memorial Library (Archives of the Big Bend), the Private Collection of Jim McDermott, Mesquite Public Library, Sam Rayburn House Museum, The Williamson Museum, Lubbock High School, Private Collection of Mary Newton Maxwell, McAllen Public Library, the Mineral Wells Heritage Association, the Johnson County Genealogical Society, the Jacksonville Public Library, the Tarrant County Archives, and the Private Collection of Matta Family.

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This collection includes city directories, business directories, legal directories, and phone directories from the late nineteenth and the twentieth centuries. Each directory has an index and many advertisements from local businesses. The city directories generally include names, addresses, and telephone numbers for residents and businesses. Many of the directories include advertisements.

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Alto City Directory, pamphlet, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389492/: accessed December 6, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.