[Photograph: School Buildings]

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Photographs of school buildings in Alto, Texas. The first (top) photo is a two-story brick building with a tower on the left side and a peaked roof; text on the photo says "High School. Alto, Tex." The second (bottom) photo is a two-story, square-shaped brick building with a flat roof.

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2 photographs : b&w ; 4 x 5 in, on page 28 x 22 cm.

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Stella Hill Memorial Library

Serving the town of Alto and the surrounding community since 1957, the Library was a project of the Thursday Study Club and named after the club's longtime president. Besides its usual functions as a lending library and internet access point, it has long served as a repository for local history. The Library received a Tocker Foundation grant.

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Photographs of school buildings in Alto, Texas. The first (top) photo is a two-story brick building with a tower on the left side and a peaked roof; text on the photo says "High School. Alto, Tex." The second (bottom) photo is a two-story, square-shaped brick building with a flat roof.

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2 photographs : b&w ; 4 x 5 in, on page 28 x 22 cm.

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Text under the first photo says: "East Wing added to the Building in 1911. Copy made by Mrs. Frances Thomas from original borrowed from Miss Mamie Latham. The Little Building on the Campus is where Miss Mamie Taught Music in 1914-1915."

Text under the second photo says: "Alto's Second 2 Story Brick Building Built in 1917-1918 by Mr. Charlie Miller. Copy made by Mrs. Frances Thomas from original borrowed from Mrs. Winnie Bell Tannery Campbell." The dates have been changed with handwritten edits to read "1918-1919."

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  • Alto School Buildings: A Research Paper, SHML_0014

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Rescuing Texas History, 2013

The 2013 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together thousands of items that reflect the history and preserve the legacy of the Texas of the past. They include photographs, letters, and more.

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Is Part Of : Alto School Buildings: A Research Paper, SHML_0014

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[Photograph: School Buildings], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389505/: accessed December 15, 2018), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.