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[Mineral Wells, Texas, Post Cards]

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.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Mineral Wells, "The Carlsbad of America"

Description: Booklet about the history of, the various services available at, and the attractions in and around Mineral Wells, ("The Carlsbad of America")Texas. Published in 1905, it contains many photographic illustrations and a local map. Please note the colophon at the bottom of the pamphlet: "An empire--a nation within a nation."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Text
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

On Rocks at Lovers' Retreat

Description: Photograph of rocks hanging over still water at Lovers' Retreat in Mineral Wells, Texas. Two men can be seen on rocks to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Palo Pinto Baseball Team

Description: Photograph of a group of eleven men on the Palo Pinto, Texas, baseball team. Several of the men are wearing shirts with "Palo Pinto" written across the chest. Two young men standing to the left are wearing shirts with the word "Lone" next to a star on their chests. Six of the men stand behind five men who are sitting with baseball equipment. A young man wearing a black hat is seen sitting on a horse behind the group.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Palo Pinto School

Description: Photograph of a group of young girls and a schoolmistress standing in front of the Palo Pinto School. The school's walls are made of uneven stones. Two windows appear behind the girls, with two broken windowpanes on the left window. The reverse side of the photo's mat contains a list of names of those present.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

The Palo Pinto School

Description: Drawing of the Palo Pinto school. The two-story building has red brick walls, open white spaces on its left side, and a U.S. flag flying from its roof. Bushes are located behind the building and birds fly in the background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Howell, M. A.
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Palo Pinto School]

Description: Photograph of the two-story brick Palo Pinto school. Two rows of windows appear on the front of the building to the right, while the side of the building has four blank rectangular sections.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[People in Front of C. E. Turner's Pharmacy]

Description: Photograph of a group of people in front of Charles E. Turner's pharmacy in Mineral Wells, Texas. Three men and a young boy are sitting on a curb in front of the establishment, while four other males of various ages stand on the sidewalk under the building's awning. Charles Turner is sitting in a chair on the street.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[People Posing Atop Donkeys at Lover's Retreat]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing on donkeys at a rocky location in Palo Pinto County, Texas, known as Lover's Retreat. Two pairs of men and women are positioned from the left, with a young man named Bert Turner to the right. The second pair is Hugh Collins and his wife.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Photograph of Mineral Wells, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the town of Mineral Wells, Texas. The town's buildings, streets, and surrounding landscape is visible.
Date: unknown
Creator: Evans, Daniel W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Police Officer with Prisoner

Description: Photograph of a uniformed police officer holding the arm of a man wearing a hat and jacket. They are standing in front of an open door which contains a barred cell.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

River Bridge Between Graford and Palo Pinto

Description: Photograph of nine people standing in front of a bridge that crosses the Brazos River between Graford and Palo Pinto, Texas. Four of the middle aged or older men stand to the left, while three more kneel in front of them. Two women wearing dresses and head scarfs stand in front of a tree to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Rocks of Lovers' Retreat]

Description: Photograph of rocks hanging over still water at Lovers' Retreat in Mineral Wells, Texas. Two men can be seen standing on rocks to the right, while two indistinct figures appear in the water.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Rocks on Lovers' Retreat

Description: Photograph of rocks hanging over still water at Lovers' Retreat in Mineral Wells, Texas. Taken from within a grotto, the overhanging rocks are in shadow while the rocks in the distance are not.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Section of Palo Pinto School Under Construction]

Description: Photograph of the two-story wooden section of the Palo Pinto school. A plume of smoke exits a second-story window to the right. The roof is nothing but exposed beams. Two men can be seen working within the beams on the right side of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Snowy Street in Palo Pinto, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a snowy street in Palo Pinto, Texas. A car parked beside a row of storefronts is partially covered by snow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Souvenir Views of Mineral Wells, Texas]

Description: A pamphlet, shaped like a water bottle, with illustrations of the Mineral Wells area. Some pictures include unidentified visitors to the area that are enjoying the outdoor natural beauty. The statement "Patent and Trademark applied for by the Yeager Drug Company" is located on the lower left-hand portion of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Ten Years Younger

Description: This picture displays the title page of a booklet about Mineral Wells, Texas health resorts, and how they could make people feel ten years younger.
Date: unknown
Creator: Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Tent City in Grant Town, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crowd standing outdoors around a stand featuring a three men reading a paper next to a figure dressed as Uncle Sam. Vehicles are visible in the background to the left, while a two-story brick building painted with "Hurst & McCorkle, Ford Authorized Sales & Service" along its corners.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Tent City in Grant Town, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing at the bar of a saloon with two ceiling fans. Two men in white shirts stand behind the bar, while three men in dark coats lean against the other side of the bar. A large mirror stands behind the bar.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Texas & Pacific Railroad Depot in Gordon, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the Texas & Pacific Railroad Depot in Gordon Texas with "Gordon" written over a set of double doors. The paint is peeling off of the doors. A small round sign that reads "Texas Power Lines" appears above the doors.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association