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[Postcard of the Chautauqua Building]

Description: Postcard of the Chautauqua Building in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mr. Halman Cartwright.
Date: September 8, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of the Morris Shephard Dam]

Description: Postcard of the Morris Shephard Dam in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. Laretta Carter of Denton, Texas.
Date: September 8, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Crazy Well]

Description: Postcard of the Crazy Well in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Miss Mane Dealey of Dallas, Texas.
Date: April 25, 1914
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Fort Worth Star Telegram Clipping]

Description: Clipping of a newspaper article about R. C. Betty, Sr., a early pioneer in Mineral Wells, Texas. The page includes many other articles, a cartoon, and advertisements.
Date: November 29, 1915
Item Type: Clipping
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Crazy Well]

Description: Postcard depicting the Crazy Well building at Mineral Wells, Texas in 1923.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Souvenir Folding Post Card]

Description: Souvenir folding postcard originating from Mineral Wells, Texas. The folding postcard features a drawing of a Native American man wearing a headdress and two one cent stamps on the front. When opened, two photographs of Mineral Wells are visible. The first photograph is a birds-eye view of the town, while the second is a photograph of Oak Street.
Date: July 1923
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of the Mesquite Street]

Description: Postcard of Mesquite Street in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Mrs. R. S. Johnson of Fort Worth, Texas.
Date: September 13, 1933
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Grande Courts]

Description: Postcard of the Grande Courts in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Miss Vernon Birdwell of Graford, Texas.
Date: August 1934
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Postcard of Grande Courts]

Description: Postcard of the Grande Courts in Mineral Wells, Texas. The postcard is addressed to Miss Vernon Birdwell of Graford, Texas.
Date: September 1938
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Family on a House's Porch]

Description: Postcard featuring family members on and in front of a house's porch. The house is a two-story clapboard building with a shingled roof. A picket fence is visible to the right. An older man wearing a black suit and hat sits in the back, while two women in dresses stand in front of him. Two children stand together to the left in front of the porch. To their right, a woman kneels beside a carriage carrying a baby.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Folding Postcard of Landmarks]

Description: Souvenir folding pictures of places in Mineral Wells, Texas. Landmarks include the Texas Carlsbad Wells, Crazy Well, the beach, and Gibson Well.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Folding Postcard of Mineral Wells Landmarks]

Description: Souvenir folding pictures of places in Mineral Wells, Texas. Landmarks include the Casino at Elmhurst Park, Brazos River Bridge, Lovers' Retreat, and Lovers' Lane.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Mineral Wells Photo Album]

Description: Album containing photographs collected in Mineral Wells, Texas as well as some loose photos, newspaper clippings, and other items.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Book
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Photograph of People Sitting by a Rock Slope]

Description: Photograph of four people sitting on grass in front of a rock slope. A man in a dark suit sits to the left beside a hat. Two women sit on either side of a young boy to the right. A large white hat decorated with flowers rests on the ground in front of the boy.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Portrait of a Couple with Three Children]

Description: Photograph of a family positing in front of a painted backdrop. A woman wearing a ruffled top and dark skirt stands to the left and holds a toddler wearing a white dress. A young child wearing a white dress sits on a stool to the left. A man mustached man wearing a dark suit sits in the middle. A young boy wearing a dark jacket and shorts stands beside his father. The backdrop is painted to resemble a window and curtain.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hermitage Portrait Co.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association

[Portrait of a Man with a Moustache]

Description: Photograph of a mustachioed man standing in front of a painted backdrop. He wears a dark suit, has his right leg crossed over the left, and leans against a small end table. The backdrop is painted to resemble a staircase landing with rectangular columns framing a a window behind the man.
Date: unknown
Creator: Price, J. C.
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Mineral Wells Heritage Association