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The Daily Index
Shown here is the front page of the Mineral Wells "Index", featuring a picture of Judge Alvin Lynch, astride a mule and holding a large bottle of the Mineral Wells water. The picture is not sufficiently in focus to read a reliable date to the newspaper, except perhaps to discern that the issue comes from "Volume VIII".
[Page from Pamphlet about Palo Pinto County Water]
This picture appears to be the battered remains of a pamphlet that extols the water of Palo Pinto County. Its provenance remains, unfortunately, still [2014] unknown.
The Carlsbad of America
Shown here is the battered title page of a pamphlet about Mineral Wells, calling it "The Carlsbad of America." It gives the property valuation (ending in 1905), and the population of the city (also ending in 1905). A colophon at the bottom of the pamphlet remarks "Texas An Empire---A nation within a Nation." The pamphlet reports itself as the work of the Index Printing Company.
The Brain Busters
The modern viewer is likely to be appalled by this picture, but black-face comedy was considered a socially acceptable form of entertainment until after World War II. The pamphlet suggests that "The Brain Busters" were a series of difficult questions sent in to the duo by listeners to their radio program. "February" has been identified as Francis Quinn (one of the players in the band of Jack Amlung), and "Sugar Cane" was said to be Amlung's announcer, Conrad Brady.
A Brief History or A Statement of Facts of Mineral Wells, Texas From 1881 to 1921
This photograph illustrates a booklet written by Mr. H. M. Berry, Mineral Wells' first school teacher. Published in 1921, it contains his recollections of the history of the development of the city of Mineral Wells from his arrival in 1881 to the date of publication of the booklet. (The booklet in its entirety is included in the latter portion of this collection.) While the booklet contains details that vary from other references, it contains valuable minutiae of many events in Mineral Wells' early history.
[An Engraving of a Crowd of Men]
We have here what appears to be an illustration taken from a larger page with printing on it. From its quality, it appears to be a steel engraving, made to look like an early 19th-century illustration. It portrays several men (no women are shown being present) gathered around what appears to be a well. An anonymous building, and two young trees, are directly behind them; and another wall in the distance bears a legend that vaguely announces groceries. The man on the extreme right-hand side is missing most of his left leg. Another man to his right is balancing a keg on his thigh. It is a puzzle what the men are doing, because the remains of the matter surrounding the picture appear to discuss the subject of printing.
Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department (Souvenir)
Shown here is the cover of a souvenir booklet published for the benefit of the Mineral Wells Volunteer Fire Department in 1906. It was issued as part of the Firemen's Pension and Relief Fund
[A Minstrel Show Program]
Shown here is presumably the program for a minstrel show (given in November of 1916) sponsored by the B.P.O.E. Please observe the advertisements (that presumably paid for the printing) on both the front and the back.
The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1926
Yearbook for Mineral Wells High School in Mineral Wells, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1955
Yearbook for Mineral Wells High School in Mineral Wells, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1953
Yearbook for Mineral Wells High School in Mineral Wells, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
The Burro, Yearbook of Mineral Wells High School, 1925
Yearbook for Mineral Wells High School in Mineral Wells, Texas includes photos of and information about the school, student body, teachers, and organizations.
The Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, January 14, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 29, Ed. 1 Friday, January 21, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, January 28, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 9, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, January 7, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 45, Ed. 1 Friday, May 12, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 46, Ed. 1 Friday, May 19, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 38, Ed. 1 Friday, March 24, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 39, Ed. 1 Friday, March 31, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 43, Ed. 1 Friday, April 28, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 44, Ed. 1 Friday, May 5, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 30, Ed. 1 Friday, January 27, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 31, Ed. 1 Friday, February 3, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 34, Ed. 1 Friday, February 24, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 35, Ed. 1 Friday, March 3, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 36, Ed. 1 Friday, March 10, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 37, Ed. 1 Friday, March 17, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 40, Ed. 1 Friday, April 7, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 42, Ed. 1 Friday, April 21, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 47, Ed. 1 Friday, May 26, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 48, Ed. 1 Friday, June 2, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 32, Ed. 1 Friday, February 10, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 33, Ed. 1 Friday, February 17, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, September 23, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, September 30, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 7, Ed. 1 Friday, August 12, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 8, Ed. 1 Friday, August 19, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 19, Ed. 1 Friday, November 4, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 20, Ed. 1 Friday, November 11, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 27, Ed. 1 Friday, January 6, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 28, Ed. 1 Friday, January 13, 1967
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, September 9, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, September 16, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, August 26, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, September 2, 1966
A weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters, along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 23, Ed. 1 Friday, December 2, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 24, Ed. 1 Friday, December 9, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 21, Ed. 1 Friday, November 18, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.
The Fort Wolters Trumpet (Fort Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 22, Ed. 1 Thursday, November 24, 1966
Weekly newspaper from Fort Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army and civilian personnel at Fort Wolters along with advertising.