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[Front of the Palo Pinto School]

Description: Photograph of the two-story brick Palo Pinto School. There are two rows of windows and a chimney can be seen at either side of the building. A tree grows in front of the school's entrance. A wood and wire fence is partially visible to the left and right in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[G. L. Rice & Co. General Store]

Description: Photograph of G. L. Rice & Co. General Merchandise store in Strawn, Texas. The two-story brick building has an awning over its opening on the right. The name of the business is painted onto its side. "I. O. O. F." is written over the awning. A man is standing on the roof of an incomplete building in the background. Another man stands next to a pile of building materials
Date: unknown
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

[Garve Taylor's Store]

Description: Photograph of Garve Taylor's store on a street corner. The corrugated metal building has a front largely comprised of windows. A Coca Cola advertisement is painted on the side of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Gordon Baptist Church]

Description: Photograph of Gordon Baptist Church, a clapboard church building with a belfry.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Gordon Celebration of Palo Pinto County Centennial

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn covered wagon that has a banner that reads "Palo Pinto County Centennial" on its side. Children and a woman wearing a prairie dress are riding on the wagon. Two boys wearing cowboy hats are sitting on a horse to the wagon's side. Houses are visible in the background.
Date: May 1957
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Gordon Centennial 1957

Description: Photograph of a group of people outside of two buildings during the centennial celebration of Gordon, Texas. Two men stand in the foreground with a small wagon that is being pulled by small cattle. Men are riding horses behind this wagon. Women can be seen riding in the wooden bed of a truck to the left.
Date: May 1957
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

[Grassy Ridge School 7th Grade Class]

Description: Photograph of three rows of children positioned against a brick wall with two windows. They are arranged in three rows, with a row of girls standing in the back and middle and boys sitting in front. The class' teacher, Morris Jennings, is wearing a black suit and stands behind the children in the center. A label with related information is taped to the top of the photo.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Greetings from Palo Pinto, Texas

Description: Shown here is the photograph of a postcard from Palo Pinto, Texas. The front has a photograph of a lake, trees, and a dirt road. The back of the card card has "Brown Road Scenes", and handwritten correspondence, that is not presented here.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Group of Methodist Women at the C. E. Turner Home

Description: Photograph of a group of women and seated on the lawn outside of Charles Turner's home. The women are mostly wearing white dresses and broad hats. The group is arranged around a picnic blanket that is partially covered with food.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Henry at Target Practice on Frozen Joel

Description: Photograph of a man firing a long gun toward a cliff face while sitting atop a horse. The man is wearing a hat and heavy clothes.
Date: unknown
Creator: Randall, H. A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Hexagon Hotel Booklet]

Description: Booklet containing two photographs of the Hexagon Hotel, as well as a series of architectural drawings of its floor plan.
Date: unknown
Creator: Howell, M. A.
Item Type: Text
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

Hittson House on the 101 Ranch

Description: Photograph of the Hittson House on the grounds of the 101 Ranch near Palo Pinto, Texas. The wooden house has a chimney rising from its center, a tree growing to its left, and a barbed wire fence in the foreground.
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

Horse and Buggy Crossing Brazos River

Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn buggy crossing a bridge over the Brazos River. The river's edge is covered with vegetation in the background.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Hotel Guide, Highway Guide and Where to Go in Mineral Wells

Description: The cover page of a guide to the town of Mineral Wells, with information about the different types of water available, recreation activities, sanatoriums, and hotels is shown here. The clothes of the"Dyspeptic" illustrated at the bottom left suggest the late 1920's. Please note the gammadion (swastika) ribbons above and below the doggerel on the left side of the picture. The guide appears to have been printed considerably before the rise of the Nazis in Germany.
Date: unknown
Creator: Mineral Wells Chamber of Commerce
Item Type: Book
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Indian Creek School]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing in front of the Indian Creek School for music in Palo Pinto County, Texas. They are arranged in four vague rows behind a piano. Most are holding booklets. Most of the group members are men but for three women positioned beside and in front of the piano.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Indian Creek School]

Description: Photograph of a group of people posing in front of a music school in Indian Creek, Texas. They are arranged three vague rows behind a piano. Most are holding booklets. A woman and five young girls are sitting on the ground to the right.
Date: 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Inside Information about the Waters

Description: A souvenir booklet, shaped like a bottle from Mineral Wells. It is almost devoid of information, except to note that it was printed by the Harris Service of Ft. Worth, Texas (with its advertising mark of an arrowhead). A copyright was applied for is the last bit of information on the pamphlet's cover.
Date: c. 1919
Item Type: Image
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[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

[Interior of C. E. Turner's Pharmacy]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Charles Turner's pharmacy in Mineral Wells, Texas. Bottles and boxes line the walls of the store. A woman wearing a dress and a hat, a man wearing a vest, and a teenage boy are standing in the background.
Date: 1900~
Creator: Evans, Daniel W.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[J. C. McQuerry House]

Description: Photograph of a wooden two-story house with a veranda. The house has a brown shingle roof and is painted cream. A stone chimney is visible on the roof to the right. Two green potted plants flank the entrance stairway, and a group of chairs sit on either side of the door. A couch is located on the left side of the veranda and a swing hangs from the right.
Date: May 25, 1986
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association