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[Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a derelict log cabin that belonged to a man named Joe Johnson. A chimney built with stone blocks stands against the building to the left. Tin roofing is pulled back from the left corner of the roof exposing beams underneath.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Palo Pinto Boys' Basketball Team]

Description: Photograph of boys of the Palo Pinto basketball team standing with their school principal, A. H. Brackeen. The boys are wearing shorts and athletic shirts. Brackeen wears a dark suit and tie. The group is standing in a line in front of a clapboard building with three windows. The fourth person holds a basketball inscribed with "BHS."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Lover's Retreat

Description: Photograph of a rocky outcropping jutting out over a river. The area, called Lover's Retreat, is covered with vegetation. A man can be seen walking along the edge of the overhanging rocks.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[People Standing Alongside Storefronts]

Description: Photograph of people standing under the awnings of a series of storefronts. Telegraph poles line the unpaved road beside the businesses.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Couples by Lover's Retreat]

Description: Photograph of a group of seven pairs of men and women together beside a rocky outcropping called "Lover's Retreat." The men are wearing dark suits and ties, while the women are wearing dresses and ornate hair and hats.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Ramsey Home]

Description: Photograph of a house with a steeply gabled roof and wide overhang over a porch. A tree and a row of low hedges grow in front of the home. Much of the foreground features a sandy lot with sparse grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Gordon with Railroad Tracks]

Description: Photograph of the unpaved streets and wooden buildings of the town of Gordon. A church lies at the end of the road to the right. A pair of railroad tracks run across the left to right side of the photo. Hills can be seen in the background.
Date: 1905~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Inside of Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of the interior of a derelict log cabin that belonged to a man named Joe Johnson. Light streams in from many holes between the beams. A pile of beams lie across the threshold of a door on the left. Jugs, bricks and other debris lie in front of a stone hearth at the center of the photo.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Mr. Slaughter

Description: Photograph of balding and mustached man wearing a jacket, white collared shirt, and bow tie.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Cedar Springs United Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of Cedar Springs United Methodist Church in Palo Pinto County, Texas. The white clapboard building has a triangular awning with an image of a cross. Below the awning is a set of double doors that are flanked by fieldstone columns. To the left of the door is a sign depicting a cross draped with a red cloth.
Date: May 2010
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Cedar Springs United Methodist Church]

Description: Photograph of Cedar Springs United Methodist Church in Palo Pinto County, Texas. The white clapboard building has a triangular awning with an image of a cross. Below the awning is a set of double doors that are flanked by fieldstone columns. To the left of the door is a sign depicting a cross draped with a red cloth. A smaller door with an awning appears beside a window to the left.
Date: May 2010
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[G. W. McDonald's Dry Goods Store]

Description: Photograph of G. W. McDonald's dry goods store, a two-story stone building. Three arched windows are arranged over a covered porch. A fire escape appears on the side of the building.
Date: 1890~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Palo Pinto, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Palo Pinto, Texas, as seen from the north side of town. The town's buildings are visible among bare trees. The Palo Pinto county courthouse is visible left of the center.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Oil Well Gusher at Hart Ranch]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing at the base of an oil well that is spewing oil on the grounds of the Hart Ranch.
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Three People Inside of a Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of two men and a woman sitting behind a desk within a courthouse. The portly man on the left has greying hair and wears an open vest. The man in the center wears a vest and bow tie. A woman on the right wears a head covering and a dark dress. Black draws stacked with books and boxes stand behind the group. A wood stove with a chimney sits to the left. An adding machine and a desk covered by books is positioned to the right. One of the books has "Criminal Docket" and "Palo Pinto County" written on its spine.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a derelict log cabin that belonged to a man named Joe Johnson. A chimney built with stone blocks stands against the building in the foreground. Tin roofing can be seen hanging over a lean-to on the left side of the structure. Bare trees can be seen in in the background, and a dirt trail can be seen to the right.
Date: 1985
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Man on Log Truck]

Description: Photograph of a man sitting on the front right wheel well of a pickup truck laden with logs.
Date: 1940
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Children and Adults Standing by Brush Arbor]

Description: Photograph of rows of young children sitting in front of adults. A girl and two older women stand to the left, while an older woman and a young boy stand to the right. The back row has four women, two of which are holding very young children. A man with folded arms and a hat stands on the right side of the back row. The group is in front of a brush arbor which stands among a group of tents.
Date: 1926~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Two Men Holding a Line of Fish]

Description: Photograph of two men standing on a dirt road with vegetation on either side of them. The man on the left is wearing a hat, buttoned shirt, and cowboy boots, while the man on the left smokes a pipe and wears a swimsuit. They hold a line of fish between them.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Woman in a Bathing Suit by a River]

Description: Photograph of a woman standing to the side of a river. She is wearing a bathing cap and bathing suit. A small slope covered with vegetation rises on the other side of the photo.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Men Gathered Outside of a Building]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing on a sidewalk of a building. Streams of some kind of material come the top of the building's roof. A truck is parked on the road to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Brick Building]

Description: Photograph of a two-story brick building that has central parts that extend further outward than surrounding walls. A raised tower area is partially visible to the right.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association