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Alto Fair and Flower Show

Description: Brochure for Alto Fair and Flower Show in Alto, Texas. The fair took place in Alto, Texas on November 10th, 11th, and 12th, 1927. The brochure includes a preface, program, and advertisements.
Date: November 1927
Item Type: Pamphlet

100 Years: Alto Methodist Church, 1852-1952

Description: Bound collection of historical information regarding the Methodist Church in Alto, Texas.
Date: 1952
Creator: Hargrove, Johnnie; Danheim, Verline; Quarles, Helen; Carter, Mamie Lee & Hampton, Marshall
Item Type: Book

Alto City Directory, 1920

Description: Directory to the city of Fort Worth, Texas includes lists of important institutions and locations as well as listings for businesses and individuals.
Date: August 15, 1920
Item Type: Pamphlet

Forest Hill Plantation, Alto, Texas

Description: Brochure about Forest Hill Plantation located near Alto, Texas. It includes information about the family history of the plantation owners, as provided by The Thursday Study Club.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Pamphlet

Early Merchants of Alto, Cherokee County, Texas

Description: Research paper which provides information about the early merchants of Alto, Texas, including transcripts of letters, certificates, ads and stories from newspapers, and other related documents.
Date: unknown
Creator: Kennedy, Guynell Watters
Item Type: Paper

History of the Ferris Farm

Description: Typed history of the Ferris Farm, located six miles west of Alto, Texas, accompanied by a 7-page letter with additional details.
Date: {1936, 1993-09-10}
Creator: Bertolinio, Mildred Nicar
Item Type: Text

[Photograph: Early Merchants in Alto, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the early merchants of Alto, Texas inside a room. On the far left, one man is measuring the waist of a second man; on the far right, a third man is running a sewing machine. A young boy is visible in the center of the image. Text beneath the photograph reads: "Copy of the original picture. Fred Crouch (known as "dude") is at the sewing machine. Arch Holcomb is measuring. Bill Francis is standing in the doorway. Frank, Haws, and Crouch Dry Good Store was in a corner building where the Humble Station is located."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Photograph: Early Merchants of Alto, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the early merchants of Alto, Texas. Text beneath the photograph reads: "Top Row--left to right--Jim Hogan, Ben Baker, George Crouch, Jim Allen, H. Getz, Morgan Ahearn. Second Row--on horse--Dr. Allison, Jim Berryman, Douglas Brock, Bob Allen, Miller Brook, Mart Thomas, Emory Watters, Milton Acrey, Walter Crouch, John Wood, Mallie Houston, Claud Coats, Wilbur Armstrong, Holly Agnew, Jim Watters, A. C. (Ell) Crouch."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Funeral Home Records, Stribling Undertakers, 1929-1941

Description: Photocopies of Stribling's Funeral Home Records dating from August 1929 through August 1933 and September 1937 through June 1941. It includes a listing of each person buried by the funeral home with birth and death date, age, date of burial, and other known details. An index is at the front.
Date: 1980
Item Type: Text

The Diary of Joe Summers

Description: Diary of Joe Summers, written from 1880 to 1912 in Alto, Texas. Diary entries focus on changes in the weather and everyday life. It includes an introductory biographical sketch of Summers and an index following page 340.
Date: 1980~
Creator: Summers, Joe
Item Type: Book