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Home Town Recipes

Description: Cookbook compiled by the Alpha Delta Theta sorority in Mineral Wells, Texas, containing recipes organized by type as well as reference materials including cooking times and temperatures, measurement conversions, and other information.
Date: unknown
Creator: Alpha Delta Theta
Partner: UNT Libraries

[Partial Letter]

Description: Folded paper that has a partial letter written on the front that says: "Mineral Wells, Texas, July 10, 1905, Dear Sig - I thought I would write you a few lines. How are you do hope you are well. I went out Donkey riding this morning." The text changes to different writing that says "we are playing high fire now..." as well as other written text and numbers on other parts of the page.
Date: July 1905
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Portrait of Ida Caldwell McFaddin on Donkey]

Description: Portrait of Ida Caldwell McFaddin (Mrs. W.P.H. McFaddin) sitting on a donkey outside of a log cabin, with rocky terrain in the background. A typed note below the photo says "Climbing the mountain, Mineral Wells," and a handwritten note says "Mother on Mineral Wells Texas, Mrs. W.P.H. McFaddin."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Colonial Hotel in Mineral Wells, Tex.]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building, labeled "Holt Building," with a white terrace on the second floor. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the building as "Colonial Hotel, Mineral Wells, Tex. Stewart & Commings, Proprietors." The back of the postcard has a short note, "Dear Perry are you all well we are well and hope you are to[o]. From Caldwell," addressed to "Ms. Perry McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Colonial Hotel in Mineral Wells, Tex. 2]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building, labeled "Holt Building," with a white terrace on the second floor. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the building as "Colonial Hotel, Mineral Wells, Tex. Stewart & Commings, Proprietors." The front of the postcard has a note, illegible but for the phrase "my, the book "The Widowed." The back of the postcard adds, "My writing today and all comfortably located," the rest of the note illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Colonial Hotel in Mineral Wells, Tex. 3]

Description: Postcard of a three story brick building, labeled "Holt Building," with a white terrace on the second floor. The bottom edge of the postcard describes the building as "Colonial Hotel, Mineral Wells, Tex. Stewart & Commings, Proprietors." The back of the postcard has a note that reads, "Dear Mamie I have not time to write you any from Caldwell," addressed to "Miss M. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Beaumont, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum

[Postcard of Period Hotel]

Description: Postcard of a two story white house with a green roof, described as "Period Hotel and Annex, Mineral Wells, Texas." The message on the back is illegible. The postcard is addressed to "Miss Mamie L. McFaddin 1906 McFaddin Ave. Beaumont, Texas."
Date: February 13, 1919
Partner: McFaddin-Ward House Museum