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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

[J. C. McQuerry House]

Description: Photograph of a photograph lying on cement. The photo features a wooden two-story house across a road from a lot with a wire fence.
Date: 1985~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

The J. G. Bump Home

Description: Photograph of a two-story clapboard house with a chimney stack rising out of the center of its' gabled roof. There is a small porch and veranda at the entrance that uses logs as supports. A slip of paper with a handwritten note that reads "The J. G. Bump Home Brad, Tx" is taped to the bottom of the photo mat.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Jim on the Post

Description: Photograph of a man standing at the top of a cliff over a forested area. A horse is grazing at the base of the cliff.
Date: February 16, 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

[Joe and Rindy Bradford in Their General Store]

Description: Photograph of Joe and Rindy Bradford standing on either side of a crate labeled "Kuhn's Butter-Nut Bread, Mineral Wells, Tex." An older man sitting at a table behind them. Shelves with a variety of products line the walls of the store.
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 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

[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

[Joe Johnson's Log Cabin]

Description: Photograph of a derelict log cabin that belonged to a man named Joe Johnson. The small building has a tin roof that has been pulled up at one corner. The building is raised from its foundation by bricks under its corners. A contemporary building can be seen in the background to the right.
Date: 1985
Creator: Price, Jean
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

[Line of People on Horses at a Rodeo]

Description: Photograph of a group of people sitting on top of horses that are arranged in a line. They are standing outdoors on a fenced-in earthen area. Pennants are hanging from lines attached to power lines. A small portion of a crowd can be seen on the bottom left. An animal holding pen is visible to the right underneath a bandstand.
Date: Summer 1944
Creator: Skeet Richardson Photos
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

[Main Street, Mingus, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a crowd standing before storefronts on Main Street in Mingus, Texas. The crowd is comprised primarily of men wearing hats. Stores labeled "F. H. Hill" and "P. A. Fine Clothing & Shoes) appear behind the group.
Date: 1902~
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 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

[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

[Man Standing on Top of "Hell's Gate"]

Description: Photograph of a man named Wilson standing at the top of a cliff called "Hell's Gate." Vegetation and a dirt path are visible below him.
Date: 1905~
Creator: Randall, H. A.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palo Pinto County Historical Association

Memories of 1934

Description: A 1934 Yearbook from Mineral Wells High School belonging to Nealia Dillard is shown here.
Date: 1934
Item Type: Book
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Men Bricking a Road]

Description: Photograph of a group of men gathered and watching workers apply bricks onto a street of wet mortar. Low brick walls flank the road. Automobiles can be seen parked on either side of the road, and buildings are visible in the distance.
Date: 1926
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