Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas

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Shown here is a bottle-shaped souvenir of Mineral Wells. It consists of fourteen folios, showing various views of the attractions found in Mineral Wells. The clothing of the people photographed suggests a date of the early twentieth century.

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Yeager Drug Co. Creation Date: Unknown.

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Boyce Ditto Public Library

The Boyce Ditto Public Library materials include local history from the A. F. Weaver Collection featuring resort souvenir guides and photos of Mineral Wells from its founding to the present. There is extensive coverage of the Hexagon House, the Baker Hotel, Camp/Fort Wolters and the many mineral wells that made the city a major resort in the first half of the 20th Century.

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  • Main Title: Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas
  • Added Title: [Bottle-shaped Booklet]

Description

Shown here is a bottle-shaped souvenir of Mineral Wells. It consists of fourteen folios, showing various views of the attractions found in Mineral Wells. The clothing of the people photographed suggests a date of the early twentieth century.

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The only information, however, on the booklet is the title "Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas", a notice ""Patent & Copyright Applied for by Yeager Drug Co." and a colophon on folio 1, verso, that reads: "Mineral Wells, Texas. INDEX PRINTING COMPANY."
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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers the founding of Mineral Wells through its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town up to the present. A. F. Weaver was a photographer and local historian, and the collection includes photographs that he took as well as photographs he copied from local families and established research sources.

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  • Aug. 25, 2008, 3:13 p.m.

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  • March 20, 2013, 3:48 p.m.

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Yeager Drug Co. Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas, pamphlet, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth39258/: accessed August 27, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.