[Mineral Wells, Texas, Post Cards]

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Postcards featuring various scenes from Mineral Wells, Texas. The eight post cards have been pasted onto a single piece of paper. From the top left, these postcards include images of cattle; a Mineral Wells welcome sign; its First Presbyterian Church; the Hexagon Hotel; someone boating on a body of water; a woman sitting on raised rocks and looking down at a creek; a drawing of the town; and a drawing of a church and community pool.

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8 postcards : b&w and col. ; 9 x 14 cm., on sheet 36 x 28 cm.

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This postcard is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2013 and one other and was provided by Palo Pinto County Historical Association to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 28 times . More information about this postcard can be viewed below.

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Palo Pinto County Historical Association

The Palo Pinto County Historical Association materials include local history from the Palo Pinto County dating from 1890 to the present.

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Description

Postcards featuring various scenes from Mineral Wells, Texas. The eight post cards have been pasted onto a single piece of paper. From the top left, these postcards include images of cattle; a Mineral Wells welcome sign; its First Presbyterian Church; the Hexagon Hotel; someone boating on a body of water; a woman sitting on raised rocks and looking down at a creek; a drawing of the town; and a drawing of a church and community pool.

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8 postcards : b&w and col. ; 9 x 14 cm., on sheet 36 x 28 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.

Palo Pinto County Album

This ongoing collection is a compilation of photographs and memorabilia documenting the history of Palo Pinto County and its people. As a community album it is comprised solely of items belonging to individuals of the Palo Pinto County area. In an effort to document as much of the history that is held by individuals and families with ties to the county, this album was created to accommodate those in the community that have items of historic value and wish to contribute no matter how small their collection.

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  • June 24, 2014, 7:23 a.m.

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Citations, Rights, Re-Use

[Mineral Wells, Texas, Post Cards], postcard, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth427137/: accessed December 7, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Palo Pinto County Historical Association.