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[Grading Bolivar Street]

Description: Tractors, one possibly steam, grading the road. Early wooden structures and one brick or stone building on right. Man on left is Dr. Ervin Howard, first doctor in Sanger. May 23, 1892
Date: May 23, 1892
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger High School Class of 1907]

Description: The second class to graduate from Sanger High School. Standing left to right: J. W. Parker, Superintendant, Walter Trickey, W. B. Chambers; seated: Jennie Bowers, Alma Lain, Fay Parker.
Date: 1907
Item Type: Photograph

[First public water tower]

Description: Dan Davis and Charlie Henderson owned and operated the first public water utility and electric power plant in Sanger. This water tank on wooden platform and tower, with work sheds and picket fence in foreground was built in 1906. It was on the south east corner of 4th and Locust Streets.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Jeweler Dan Davis]

Description: Interior of Gaskin Drug Store shows glass display case holding watches and jewery. Magazine rack in the foreground and Cigar poster on the wall flank Dan Davis, who not only sold, but also repaired watches.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Post Office, Sanger, Texas]

Description: Group includes (from left): H.D. Green, postmaster, Effie Green, Mrs H.D. Green, Tyler Green, Cleburne Warren, mail carrier, John Vaughn, mail carrier, Curtis Warren, mail carrier. The Post Office was located at east end of Dunn building on the north east corner of Bolivar and 4th Streets.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph

[Gaskins Drug Store]

Description: Gaskins Drug Store, NE corner of 3rd and Bolivar streets. Shows typical soda fountain. At register: W H Gaskin, on his right: Duncan Davidson, opposite them: Dan Davis, Jeweler
Date: 1912~
Item Type: Photograph

[Gipson & Babb General Store]

Description: Front of Gipson & Babb Drugs & General Merchandise in Hunt County. Five men in western dress on front porch, one man on horseback. Hand made signs for ice cold drinks and one for long distance telephone.
Date: 1915~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger School class picture 1916-1917, 2nd or 3rd grade]

Description: Left to right- Back row- Ruby Pearl Odom, Erminia Perez, Alyne Seals, Alta Mae Crandall, Ida Pearl Nance, Faye McClendon , Pauline Carson, Nell Thomas, (unknown), Mildred Touchstone, Oveleta Smith, Mary Sue Lusk, Pauline Burchard, (unknown). Front Row- (unknown), Calvin Kline, Bennie Hughes, Howard Carrico, Bill Burroughs, Tommy McDaniel, Gyp Gibson, J. P. Hampton, Grady Woods, Willard Ashely, Frank Burchard, (unknown).
Date: 1917~
Item Type: Photograph

[Chamber of Commerce Saturday drawing]

Description: Many people gather in downtown Sanger each Saturday for a cash drawing. Entries for the drawing were obtained by making a purchase from participating merchants during the preceding week. George W. (Speedy) Sullivan, standing on truck conducting the drawing. George A. Sullivan standing arms akimbo with straw hat.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[First National Bank]

Description: Building on the corner of 3rd and Bolivar Streets. In 1899 Mr. Berry came to Sanger and with B.L. and J. W. Spencer bought the Farmers Bank of Sanger, changing the name to Farmers & Merchants Bank. It was chartered as First National Bank of Sanger in 1905.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger Presbyterian Church]

Description: Early photo of Sanger Presbyterian Church with original roofline. The gable to the left of the steeple was later removed. The building was built in 1902.
Date: 1920~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger School class picture 1922-23, Third Grade]

Description: Mrs. Winnie Minnick's third grade class of 1922-23 Front row: Mary Lou LeGear, unknown, unknown, Beatrice Jones, Ruby Lee McClendon, unknown, Warren Jones, Alyneen Mallow Second Row,: Ted Cherry, the remainder of the row are unknown Third row: T.H. Pritchett, the remainder of the row are unknown Fourth row: J.C. Landers, unknown, unknown, Essie V. Vandervor, Joe Batis, Joe Bill Rogers, Royce Michaels, unknown, unknown, J.T. McCrellon Back row: Winne Minnick, Richard Hoehn, H. M. Horst, unknown, Edward Spratt, Thomas Moore, Christene Hoehn, unknown
Date: 1922~
Item Type: Photograph

[Ella Warren's Insurance Office]

Description: Office in back part of First National Bank. Pictured are "Miss Ella" Warren with her partner RW Walten, Curtis Warren and Rev. J.L. Ratcliff Pastor of First Baptist Church. "Miss Ella" was the first woman in Sanger to receive the outstanding citizen award.
Date: 1923
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger High School Class of 1928-29]

Description: Graduating class standing on the steps of school in cap and gown. It is known that Esta Lou McReynolds, Ida Pearl Nance, and J. B. Harper are included in this group.
Date: 1923
Creator: Border Fox Tone Picture
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger School class picture 1922-23, Fifth Grade]

Description: Only a few of these children have been identified. Names corresponding to the numbers on the photograph: #2 Tommy McDaniel, #4 Helen Ruth Gentle, #5 Arlan Newton #6 J. P. Hampton, #8 Ida Pearl Nance, #10 Faye McClendon, #13 Bill Burroughs, #18 Alyne Seal, #21 Frank Burchard. Other names listed but unable to place with number are Morris, and Pauline Carson. All others are unidentifed.
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger School class picture 1923-24, First grade]

Description: First grade class of Lila B. Koons. Front row: John Lewis Sullivan, Henry Lee Sullivan, Laverne Sullivan, Mary Ready, Dorothy Forrest, Rex Moore, Wilma Lou Atkins, Margaret Brown Second row: Marguerite Neal, E. Echols, Rob Chambers, Alyne Burkholder, ___? Yarbrough, James Ready, Mary Jone Batis, Jesse Earl Seal, ___? Duncan Back row: Cliff Wilson, Virginia Pritchett, Ben Dell Sullivan, Abbie Lee Gentle, Ernest Hopkins, unknown, Newton Stone, R. T. Martindale, Mrs. Koons
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger School class picture 1923-24, Third Grade]

Description: Mrs. Winnie Minick's Third grade class of 1923-24 Front row: first four unknown, Ocie Isbell, Jessie Alice Isbell, unknown, Alma Cowling Second row: Winnie Minnick, unknown, unknown, Florene Horst, Jessie Hopkins, next five unknown Back row: T. H. Pritchett, unknown, Hugh Wilfong, unknown, unknown, Maedell Isbell, Bessie Brown, Gale Draper, Alma McClendon
Date: 1923~
Item Type: Photograph

[Sanger Sewer System Map]

Description: This is a 1942 copy of a 1923 sewer map of Sanger, Texas. The map indicates the location of dwellings, churches, mercantiles, industrial areas, and the Santa Fe depot. The diagram documents the location of 33,067 linear feet of sewer lines, 36 manholes, and 33 cleanouts.
Date: May 25, 1923
Creator: Dalton, E.L.
Item Type: Map

[Sanger School class picture 1924-1925, Third Grade]

Description: Mrs. Winnie Minick's third grade class of 1924-25 Front row: Gambill Sullivan, unknown, unknown, Helen Enlow, unknown, Julia Miller, unknown, Gwen Giles Second row: ____? Duncan, unknown, unknown, unknown, Jessie Hopkins, Marjorie Burroughs, Elizabeth Hughes Third row: Ruben Williams, unknown, Welda Thompson, _____? Daniels, unknown, unknown, unknown Back row: T.H. Pritchett, unknown, unknown, Robbie Eliot, Winnie Minick, unknown
Date: 1924~
Item Type: Photograph

[Goodview School students and teachers]

Description: Small brick schoolhouse with thirty students and four (?) teachers. The building was located on the southeast corner of Metz and View Roads. Front row: First three unidentified, Alfred Coggins, J.C. Barnes, ___Barnes, Ouida Miller Anderson, Bernice Wade, Helen Christian, unknown, Junior Stinson, four unknown, Foy Stinson, Coy Stinson Second row: Nellie Mae Christian, J.B. Wise, Orville Andrews, Lemon Ausband, Bethany Waide, Pearl Lanier Klum, Charlie Mae Stinson, Louise Gilbert, Gibson Lanier, unknown, Gladys Baker, Joe Bob Farrell, unknown. Back row: Frances Barnes, Alyne Seale, Mildred Touchstone, unknown
Date: 1925~
Item Type: Photograph