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[The 100 Block of West Hubbard]
This picture is an illustration of the south side of the 100 block of West Hubbard Street, looking southeast. The north side (and back view) of Cole's Florist and Hill's Style Shop can be seen at the center of the picture. Lynch Plaza, the darker brick building, is in the left middle background. Oak Avenue (U.S. Highway 281) extends north-south between Cole's House of Flowers and Lynch Plaza. Cole's occupies the site of the former Davidson Hardware, which burned along with the Damron Hotel in 1975. Lynch Plaza, the site of the mineral-water discovery well, was built on the site where the former Oxford Hotel burned in 1983. The parking lot seen in the right foreground of the picture was the site of the Damron Hotel.
Archive Search Report Findings: Camp Wolters
Report describing munitions found during cleanup operations at Camp Wolters. This report also includes descriptions and maps of the area.
A Brief History or a Statement of Facts of Mineral Wells, Texas
A booklet about the history of Mineral Wells, Texas, from 1881 to 1921.
Carlsbad Well
This picture, dated September 19, 1907, shows the Carlsbad Well at 415 NW 1st Avenue, and west of the Crazy Well drinking pavilion. It was one of the first drinking pavilions in Mineral Wells, and boasted that the water "Makes a man love HIS [sic] wife, makes a wife love HER [sic] husband/ Robs the divorce court of its business/ Takes the temper out of red-headed people/ Puts ginger into ginks/ and pepper into plodders."
[The Carlsbad Well: First Building]
The Carlsbad (also known as the Texas Carlsbad Well), one of the early drinking pavilions in Mineral Wells, was located at 415 NW 1st Avenue, directly across the street and west of the first Crazy Well pavilion. It was openled in 1901 by Lycurgus Smith, one of the people who claimed improvement of his health by drinking the mineral water. . The Carlsbad slogan was: "Makes a man love HIS [sic] wife/ Makes a wife love HER [sic] husband/ Robs the divorce court of its business/ Takes the temper out of red-headed people/ Puts ginger into ginks/ And pepper into plodders." The pavilion was prominent in several pictures around the turn of the century; this picture--labeled "Sept. 19/07" in ink--was from an advertisement by the Yeager Drug Company. This early pavilion had been demolished by 1911, and replaced by a larger brick structure.
[Cole's House of Flowers]
Cole's House of Flowers was built on this location in 1980, after a fire had destroyed the Davidson Hardware and the Damron Hotel buildings in 1975.
[The Crazy Water Company - Stock Certificate]
A certificate for 250 shares of Capital Stock in the Crazy Water Company, that once belonged to Boyce Ditto is shown here.
[Downtown Mineral Wells: 1 of 3]
This photograph of downtown Mineral Wells was taken looking north on Oak Avenue (US Highway 281) from SE 1st Street (US Highway 180 E). The visible buildings are: (on the left), Hill's Ladies' Apparel, Cole's House of Flowers, (at the intersecting street, [Hubbard Street--US Hwy. 180 W]), and George's Men's Store. Lynch Plaza and a parking lot are on the right, with the Texas Historical Commission marker on the wall in the lower right-hand corner commemorating the first mineral-water well in the City. In the background, the First State Bank can also be seen (also on the intersecting Hubbard Street, US Highway 180 W.)
[Downtown Mineral Wells, 2 of 3: A Different View]
This photograph of downtown Mineral Wells shows (left to right): Hill's Ladies' Apparel; Cole's House of flowers; (Intersecting street): George's Man's Shop; the Professional Building (formerly the Texas Theater); Poston's Dry Goods;Palace Saloon; Marsden's Shoe Store (former Gem theater). The Crazy Hotel is visible in the background.
[Downtown Mineral Wells, 3 of 3: The 100 Block]
This photograph shows downtown Mineral Wells. The dominant building is Mineral Wells Office Supply (formerly Lattner Funeral Home), followed by R.P.'s Western Outlet; next door: Jann's Boutique; next, Jann's Fashions. Next is Hill's Style Shoppe.
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. 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. 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. 11, No. 9, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 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. 11, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, September 8, 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. 11, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, September 15, 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. 11, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, September 22, 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. 11, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, September 29, 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.
[Letter from Brigadier General Robert R. Williams to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 2, 1966]
Letter from Brigadier General Robert R. Williams to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 10th anniversary. He also briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Colonel Arnold A. Berglund to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 23, 1966]
Letter from Colonel Arnold A. Berglund to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from colonel J. R. Duffy to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 26, 1966]
Letter from Colonel J. R. Duffy to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Eric Savareid to Captain William F. Gabella, September 26, 1966]
Letter from Eric Sevareid to Captain William F. Gabella, congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 10th anniversary. He also briefly mentions the Vietnam War. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from General Omar N. Bradley to Captain William F. Gabella, September 9, 1966]
Letter from General Omar N. Bradley to Captain William F. Gabella commenting on the 10th anniversary of the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center. He apologizes for not replying to the Center's request for comments, citing being out of the city for a month as his reason. He also briefly mentions Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Governor John Connally to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 5, 1967]
Letter from Texas Governor John Connally to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. There is a small handwritten note at the bottom of the page that reads, "7."
[Letter from Les Traweek to Colonel E. P. Fleming Jr., September 9, 1967]
Letter from Les Traweek (the President of the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce) to Colonel E. P. Fleming Jr., congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Lieutenant General L. J. Lincoln to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr., September 5, 1967]
Letter from Lieutenant General L. J. Lincoln to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Jr. congratulating the United States Army Primary Helicopter School on its 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Lieutenant General T. W. Dunn to Colonel E. P. Fleming, September 29, 1966]
Letter from Lieutenant General T. W. Dunn to Colonel E. P. Fleming congratulating the U. S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Major General Delk M. Oden to Colonel E. P. Fleming, Spetember 26, 1967]
Letter from Major General Delk M. Oden to Colonel E. P. Fleming congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Mort Walker to Major William D. Phillips, September 1, 1967]
Letter from Mort Walker (author of the Beetle Bailey comics) to Major William D. Phillips, congratulating him on the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center's 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address. There are cartoon characters all along the bottom of the letter.
[Letter from retired General Hamilton H. Howze to Captain William F. Gabella, September 6, 1966]
Letter from retired General Hamilton H. Howze to Captain William F. Gabella congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School on their 10th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Retired General Mark W. Clark to U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 7, 1967]
Letter from Retired General Mark W. Clark to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from U.S. Army General W. C. Westmoreland to Colonel E. P. Fleming, September 7, 1967]
Letter from U.S. Army General W. C. Westmoreland to Colonel E. P. Fleming congratulating him on the 11th anniversary of the United States Army Primary Helicopter Center. The General commends the Colonel on the the Center's work and touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from U.S. Representative Jim Wright to Major William D. Phillips, September 1, 1967]
Letter from U.S. Representative Jim Wright to Major William D. Phillips congratulating the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter Center on their 11th anniversary. He also briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce Public Library's address.
[Letter from Walter Cronkite to the men of the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 30, 1966]
Letter from Walter Cronkite, from CBS News, to the men of the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School commending them for their work. He briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
[Letter from Walter Cronkite to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School, September 4, 1967]
Letter from Walter Cronkite, of CBS News, to the U.S. Army Primary Helicopter School congratulating them on their 11th anniversary. He briefly touches on the war in Vietnam. On the back of the letter is a stamp giving the Boyce-Ditto Public Library's address.
The Longhorn (Camp Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 10, Ed. 1 Friday, September 1, 1944
Weekly newspaper from Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army personnel at Camp Wolters.
The Longhorn (Camp Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 11, Ed. 1 Friday, September 8, 1944
Weekly newspaper from Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army personnel at Camp Wolters.
The Longhorn (Camp Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 12, Ed. 1 Friday, September 15, 1944
Weekly newspaper from Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army personnel at Camp Wolters.
The Longhorn (Camp Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 13, Ed. 1 Friday, September 22, 1944
Weekly newspaper from Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army personnel at Camp Wolters.
The Longhorn (Camp Wolters, Tex.), Vol. 4, No. 14, Ed. 1 Friday, September 29, 1944
Weekly newspaper from Camp Wolters, Mineral Wells, Texas that includes news of interest to United States Army personnel at Camp Wolters.
[Lynch Plaza , 1 of 3]
This photograph of Lynch Plaza and The First State Bank (now Home Health in 2008) was taken from the 100 block of South Oak Street. The Gentleman's Closet is next to the bank (The store is vacant as of 2008). The Baker Hotel can be seen above Lynch Plaza, at the corner of E. Hubbard and S. Oak Streets.
[Lynch Plaza, 2 of 3, Different View]
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[Lynch Plaza 3 of 3]
Lynch Plaza, in the center of this picture, is located on the corner of North Oak and East Hubbard Streets. This structure, originally called the Firstron Building, replaced the First National Bank at this location. The bank was located in the northwest corner of the Oxford Hotel. The hotel building, including the bank, was destroyed by fire in 1983.
[Lynch Plaza and Martin Building, Parking Lot ]
A parking lot for Lynch Plaza and the Martin Building is located at the corner of West Hubbard Street and SE 1st Avenue. The Berry and Associates Building is visible in the background.
Mineral Wells News (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 26, No. 39, Ed. 1 Tuesday, September 17, 1957
Weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that includes local, state and national news along with extensive advertising.
[The Mineral Wells Savings and Loan]
The Mineral Wells Savings and Loan was once located at 101 SE 1st Avenue. The First State Bank stands at this location as of 2008.
Palo Pinto Advance-Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. 10, No. 120, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 16, 1976
A weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that included local, state, and national news along with advertising.
Palo Pinto County Star (Mineral Wells, Tex.), Vol. [103], No. 12, Ed. 1 Thursday, September 18, 1980
A weekly newspaper from Mineral Wells, Texas that included local, state, and national news along with advertising.