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[John & Lela Cafe]

Description: Ice storm hits cafe on the SW corner of 5th & Bolivar. Coca Cola signs displayed prominently.
Date: January 26, 1949
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Dismantling old water tower, full shot]

Description: The crane is in place to dismantle the minicipal water tower. Originally purchased October 15, 1923 for $5,650 from Pittsburgh - Des Moines Steel Co. Dallas, TX. Held 50,000 gallons of water.
Date: March 15, 1999
Creator: Henderson, John
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Grading Bolivar Street]

Description: Tractors, one possibly steam, grading the road. Early wooden structures and one brick or stone building on right. Man on left is Dr. Ervin Howard, first doctor in Sanger. May 23, 1892
Date: May 23, 1892
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Fire Department (Part 2 of 2)

Description: Firemen and their fire trucks, March 19, 1927. Sanger Fire Department members from left to right: Otis Jones, Chief Bud Gentle (standing), A. G. Nance, Joe Hughes, Alton Gentle, S. C. Moore, L. B. Daniels, D. C. Gheens, G. W. Sullivan, Troy Stinson, Elmer Hulse, Jack McReynolds, Jno Richardson. Members not in the picture Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett and Jim Kline. Taken on the square in Sanger, looking north.
Date: March 19, 1927
Creator: Chas. E Carruth
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger High School Class of 1929]

Description: Front row: Arlon Newton, Keno Lusk, Lawrence Horst, Clinton Enlow, Willard Ashley, Grady Woods Second row: Lucille Miller, Linnie Bess Draper, Frances Jackson, Mary Sue Lusk, Faye McClendon, unknown, Maybell Montgomery, Jennie Dee Bronuagh Third row: Oran Campbell, Clarabell Bentley, unknown, Mildred Touchstone, C. O. Mitchell, Linnie Mae Melton, unknown, Ida Pearl Nance, Alyne Seal, L. I. Samuels Back row: Jess Schmidt, John Ezell, Harris Brewer, J.P. Hampton, unknown, J.B. Harper, Frank Burchard, Carl Ganzer, Claudie Allred
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger High School Class of 1907]

Description: The second class to graduate from Sanger High School. Standing left to right: J. W. Parker, Superintendant, Walter Trickey, W. B. Chambers; seated: Jennie Bowers, Alma Lain, Fay Parker.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Indian Football Score and Squads

Description: Sanger football team of 1932, listed alphabetically Tip Allred, T. H. Averitt, Joe Batis, Clyde Berryhill, Lynwood Brewer, Frank Cornell, Leon Caves, Lanier Chestnut, Edwin Ganzer, L. N. Landers, J. F. Mundkowsky, T. H. Pritchett, Marion Newton, Bill Nat Rector, Weldon Roane, Jimmie Tyson, Edward Spratt, Coach: Sam McClure
Date: 1932
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Water tower construction with site sign]

Description: Construction of elevated tank is about half finished. Site sign identifies "1982 Bond Program, Acker Street". Identifies Hunter Associates, Inc. of Dallas Texas as Engineer and Brown Steel Contractors of Newman, Georgia as Contractor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

Sanger Fire Department (Part 1 of 2)

Description: Firemen and their trucks, March 19, 1927. Listed on second photograph , from left to right, George A. Sullivan, Chas Milligan, W. D. Lewis, Glen Rieger, A. H. Haynie, A. L. Gentle, W. B. Chambers, Jno McClendon, R.E. Gentle, H. W. Ezell, Jno Hughes, Otis Jones and Chief Bud Gentle. Members not in the picture: Butler Boydstun, Chester Ausband, Jeff Cornett, and Jim Kline. The top of the Sanger School is seen in the background.
Date: March 19, 1927
Creator: Chas. E. Carruth
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger High School Class of 1928-29]

Description: Graduating class standing on the steps of school in cap and gown. It is known that Esta Lou McReynolds, Ida Pearl Nance, and J. B. Harper are included in this group.
Date: 1923
Creator: Border Fox Tone Picture
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger Sewer System Map]

Description: This is a 1942 copy of a 1923 sewer map of Sanger, Texas. The map indicates the location of dwellings, churches, mercantiles, industrial areas, and the Santa Fe depot. The diagram documents the location of 33,067 linear feet of sewer lines, 36 manholes, and 33 cleanouts.
Date: May 25, 1923
Creator: Dalton, E.L.
Item Type: Map
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Ella Warren's Insurance Office]

Description: Office in back part of First National Bank. Pictured are "Miss Ella" Warren with her partner RW Walten, Curtis Warren and Rev. J.L. Ratcliff Pastor of First Baptist Church. "Miss Ella" was the first woman in Sanger to receive the outstanding citizen award.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[First public water tower]

Description: Dan Davis and Charlie Henderson owned and operated the first public water utility and electric power plant in Sanger. This water tank on wooden platform and tower, with work sheds and picket fence in foreground was built in 1906. It was on the south east corner of 4th and Locust Streets.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Gaskins Drug Store]

Description: Gaskins Drug Store, NE corner of 3rd and Bolivar streets. Shows typical soda fountain. At register: W H Gaskin, on his right: Duncan Davidson, opposite them: Dan Davis, Jeweler
Date: 1912~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Gentle Ambulance]

Description: Man, woman and child in front seat of an ambulance with two nurses and the "patient" in back. Probably a 1928 Cadillac limousine.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Goodview School students and teachers]

Description: Small brick schoolhouse with thirty students and four (?) teachers. The building was located on the southeast corner of Metz and View Roads. Front row: First three unidentified, Alfred Coggins, J.C. Barnes, ___Barnes, Ouida Miller Anderson, Bernice Wade, Helen Christian, unknown, Junior Stinson, four unknown, Foy Stinson, Coy Stinson Second row: Nellie Mae Christian, J.B. Wise, Orville Andrews, Lemon Ausband, Bethany Waide, Pearl Lanier Klum, Charlie Mae Stinson, Louise Gilbert, Gibson Lanier, unknown, Gladys Baker, Joe Bob Farrell, unknown. Back row: Frances Barnes, Alyne Seale, Mildred Touchstone, unknown
Date: 1925~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Gipson & Babb General Store]

Description: Front of Gipson & Babb Drugs & General Merchandise in Hunt County. Five men in western dress on front porch, one man on horseback. Hand made signs for ice cold drinks and one for long distance telephone.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Post Office, Sanger, Texas]

Description: Group includes (from left): H.D. Green, postmaster, Effie Green, Mrs H.D. Green, Tyler Green, Cleburne Warren, mail carrier, John Vaughn, mail carrier, Curtis Warren, mail carrier. The Post Office was located at east end of Dunn building on the north east corner of Bolivar and 4th Streets.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Sanger Dry Goods Store]

Description: Interior of store with ladies hats displayed prominently. Mr. Andrews, Mrs. Waide, Mr. Collins, and Mr. McNiel.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library

[Chamber of Commerce Saturday drawing]

Description: Many people gather in downtown Sanger each Saturday for a cash drawing. Entries for the drawing were obtained by making a purchase from participating merchants during the preceding week. George W. (Speedy) Sullivan, standing on truck conducting the drawing. George A. Sullivan standing arms akimbo with straw hat.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sanger Public Library