A Brief History or A Statement of Facts of Mineral Wells, Texas From 1881 to 1921

This photograph illustrates a booklet written by Mr. H. M. Berry, Mineral Wells' first school teacher. Published in 1921, it contains his recollections of the history of the development of the city of Mineral Wells from his arrival in 1881 to the date of publication of the booklet. (The booklet in its entirety is included in the latter portion of this collection.) While the booklet contains details that vary from other references, it contains valuable minutiae of many events in Mineral Wells' early history.

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This photograph illustrates a booklet written by Mr. H. M. Berry, Mineral Wells' first school teacher. Published in 1921, it contains his recollections of the history of the development of the city of Mineral Wells from his arrival in 1881 to the date of publication of the booklet.
(The booklet in its entirety is included in the latter portion of this collection.)
While the booklet contains details that vary from other references, it contains valuable minutiae of many events in Mineral Wells' early history.

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A. F. Weaver Collection

This colorful panorama covers Mineral Wells' founding and its mercurial growth as a resort center and army town to the present. Photos are from local historian and photographer A.F. Weaver, local families and research sources.

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A Brief History or A Statement of Facts of Mineral Wells, Texas From 1881 to 1921, book, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth60968/: accessed June 27, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Boyce Ditto Public Library.