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[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: c. 1920

Kimbell Mill and Elevator

Description: Elevator, mill and residence located on the east side of 2nd Street between Pecan and Plum Streets.
Date: c. 1955

[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 Paster of First Baptist Church. "Miss Ella" was the first woman in Sanger to recive the outstanding citizen award.
Date: 1923

[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: c. 1920

[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: c. 1910

[Gentle Ambulance]

Description: Man, woman and child in front seat of an ambulance with two nurses and the "patient" in back. Probably a 1928 Cadillac limousine.
Date: c. 1930

[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: c. 1912

[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: c. 1915

[Sanger Dry Goods Store]

Description: Interior of store with ladies hats displayed prominently. Mr. Andrews, Mrs. Waide, Mr. Collins, and Mr. McNiel.
Date: c. 1910

[Bolivar Street, Sanger, Texas]

Description: Downtown Sanger looking east along Bolivar Street from the corner on Fifth Street. The native stone wall marks the edge of the square.
Date: c. 1942

Home of Silk Finish Flour, Sanger, Texas

Description: Aerial picture of mill, yard and outbuildings located on the east side of 2nd Street between Pecan and Plum Streets.. The mill was established in 1897.
Date: c. 1940

First Baptist Church - Sanger, Texas

Description: Stone building that later housed the Landmark Baptist Church. Building is located on the southeast corner of Cherry and 4th Streets.
Date: c. 1955

[Dr. Wall and Dan Davis]

Description: Outside of store displaying Coca Cola sign, Dr. Wall (Dentist) & Dan Davis are mock fighting for the camera.
Date: c. 1915

[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: c. 1920

[First National Bank lobby]

Description: Ballard Powell, Gwen Beeman Pate (Mrs. Hugh), and A.M. Beeman (taller man) stand behind the counter of the First National Bank in Sanger, Texas.
Date: c. 1937 - 1943

[John & Lela Cafe]

Description: Ice storm hits cafe on the SW corner of 5th & Bolivar. Coca Cola signs displayed prominently.
Date: January 26, 1949

[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: c. 1917

Municipal Light and Power

Description: Two story city power plant, water tower and 1938 Dodge truck. Building is located on the southwest corner of Bolivar and 2nd Streets.
Date: c. 1955

[Dismantling old water tower, full shot]

Description: The crane is in place to dismantle the minicipal water tower. Originally purchased October 15, 1923 for $5,650 from Pittsburgh - Des Moines Steel Co. Dallas, TX. Held 50,000 gallons of water.
Date: March 15, 1999
Creator: Henderson, John

[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

[Sanger School class picture 1925, First grade]

Description: Mrs. Pearl Boydstun's First grade class of 1925 First row: Floyd Frizzell, Jack Stacy Burkholder, J.M. Atkins, Josephine Tyson, Joe LaGear, Cloe Jimmy Williams Second row: Theda Cherry, unknown, Verdie Mae Horst, unknown, unknown, Buford Chestnut, Mary Frances Ready Third row: unknown, Elouise, Echols, Clyce Mundy, unknown, unknown, Floy Ezell, Jr., Joyce Spratt, unknown Back row: only the teacher, Pearl Boysdstun, is known Names of those marked unknown above: Vernice ___? , Francis ___?, Morris Anderson, Robert Ashley, Esta Caves, Ruby Duncan, Ernestine Hicks, ___? Kerr, Opal Kerr, Frankie LeGear, Edna Earl Lewis, Limble Lewis, Opal Marion, Katie McClendon, Waymond Miller, Virginia Pritchett, Evelene Rice
Date: c. 1925