[Photograph: Early Merchants of Alto, Texas]

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Photograph of the early merchants of Alto, Texas. Text beneath the photograph reads: "Top Row--left to right--Jim Hogan, Ben Baker, George Crouch, Jim Allen, H. Getz, Morgan Ahearn. Second Row--on horse--Dr. Allison, Jim Berryman, Douglas Brock, Bob Allen, Miller Brook, Mart Thomas, Emory Watters, Milton Acrey, Walter Crouch, John Wood, Mallie Houston, Claud Coats, Wilbur Armstrong, Holly Agnew, Jim Watters, A. C. (Ell) Crouch."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in., on page 28 x 22 cm.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and was provided by Stella Hill Memorial Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 48 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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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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Photograph of the early merchants of Alto, Texas. Text beneath the photograph reads: "Top Row--left to right--Jim Hogan, Ben Baker, George Crouch, Jim Allen, H. Getz, Morgan Ahearn. Second Row--on horse--Dr. Allison, Jim Berryman, Douglas Brock, Bob Allen, Miller Brook, Mart Thomas, Emory Watters, Milton Acrey, Walter Crouch, John Wood, Mallie Houston, Claud Coats, Wilbur Armstrong, Holly Agnew, Jim Watters, A. C. (Ell) Crouch."

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1 photograph : b&w ; 5 x 7 in., on page 28 x 22 cm.

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  • Early Merchants of Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, SHML_0021

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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 : Early Merchants of Alto, Cherokee County, Texas, SHML_0021

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  • Feb. 17, 2014, 5:02 p.m.

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[Photograph: Early Merchants of Alto, Texas], photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth389515/: accessed April 29, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Stella Hill Memorial Library.