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[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

[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

[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

[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

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

[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

[Kate Hamphill, Her Son, and Lambuth Miller]

Description: Photograph of Kate Hemphill, her son, and Lambuth Miller wearing bathing suits and sitting on a log in water. A rock wall in Lovers' Retreat is visible behind them.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Lambuth Miller and Kate Hemphill at Lovers' Retreat]

Description: Photograph of Lambuth Miller and Kate Hemphill wearing bathing suits while standing on a rocky outcropping at Lovers' Retreat. They are posed as though they are going to dive into the water below.
Date: 1924
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

[Man and a Boy Standing on a Porch]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a cowboy hat and standing with his arm under a boy's shoulder. The pair is standing against a column between stone arches on the porch of a fieldstone building. Behind them, young child with a broad-brimmed hat sits beside a woman.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Man Pointing Past Buildings]

Description: Photograph of a man wearing a cowboy hat and jacket. He is standing on the side of a hill and pointing over a group of three buildings that are nestled among trees.
Date: 1930
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

[The Mineral Wells High School Marching Band]

Description: The Mineral Wells High School marching band is shown here performing on a football field in the late 1930's. The band director at that time was Mr. Dave Brunswick. See also "Mineral Wells High School Concert Band."
Date: 1939?
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[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

[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

[Hillside View of a Town]

Description: Photograph of the unpaved streets and wooden buildings of a town. A church stands to the right. Hills can be seen in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Homes in Strawn, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a group of two-story houses that stand behind a small wire fence. Trees, utility poles, and a windpump are visible among the homes. A grass field extends from the center of the photo to the bottom. A dog lies on the field near the homes.
Date: unknown
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

[Men with Machinery]

Description: Photograph of two men in a room with pieces of machinery. One man sits beside a piece of equipment to the right, while another man wearing overalls stands between two machines.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Miner Beside a Pile of Coal]

Description: Photograph of a shirtless man who is smoking a pipe and holding a mining pick. He is crouching beside a pile of stone and coal.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association