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Portrait of Men

Description: Copy negative of J. M. Radford Grocery Co. Wholesale Grocers advertisement and image of the Officers and Directors. The men pictured are J. T. Hughes, J. T. Anderson, R. E. McDonald, R. Harkrider, F. H. Smith, E. G. Batjer, J. F. Handy, C. W. Gill and J. M. Radford.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Portrait of Men

Description: Copy negative of J. M. Radford Grocery Co. Wholesale Grocers advertisement and image of the Officers and Directors. The men pictured are J. T. Hughes, J. T. Anderson, R. E. McDonald, R. Harkrider, F. H. Smith, E. G. Batjer, J. F. Handy, C. W. Gill and J. M. Radford.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Diamond Jubilee Window Display

Description: Photograph of a display window on the side of a brick building during the Diamond Jubilee in Abilene. The window ad is for West Texas Utilities and features signs, the company's cartoon spokesman, and refrigerators.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Diamond Jubilee Window Display

Description: Photograph of a display window on the side of a brick building during the Diamond Jubilee in Abilene. The window ad is for West Texas Utilities and features signs, the company's cartoon spokesman, and air conditioning.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Diamond Jubilee Window Display

Description: Photograph of a display window on the side of a brick building during the Diamond Jubilee in Abilene. The window ad is for West Texas Utilities and features a sign with pictures and the company's cartoon spokesman.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Diamond Jubilee Window Display

Description: Photograph of a display window on the side of a brick building during the Diamond Jubilee in Abilene. The window ad is for West Texas Utilities and features signs, the company's cartoon spokesman, and washing machines.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

WTU Diamond Jubilee Window Display

Description: Photograph of a display window on the side of a brick building during the Diamond Jubilee in Abilene. The window ad is for West Texas Utilities and features signs, the company's cartoon spokesman, stoves, and ovens.
Date: 1956
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Utilities

Description: Copy negative of the West Texas Utilities complex in Abilene. There is a large building with a water tower behind it and railroad tracks in front.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Women by Car

Description: Copy negative of two women standing beside the Abilene Gas & Electric car no. 14. There is a box on the running board and a field in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

[Electric Utility Company and Ice House]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Central Power Company. There are several poles and power lines surrounding the building. A group of mostly adult men is standing in front of the building. To the left, there are three men working.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

[Orange Light Water and Ice Company]

Description: Photograph of the Orange Light Water and Ice Building. There building has three large smoke stacks and three vehicles parked in front of the facility.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Power Company Employees]

Description: Photograph of employees of the Port Arthur Lights and Power Company. The men are standing in a line with two horses. The back of the photograph identifies each person left to right: Glenn Jermigan, unknown, Dick McMillan, A.D. "Happy" McMillan, Cliff Follette, Kate (horse), Blue (horse), Fred Lorenze, Rose Zeno, Dean Saxby, Clyde McMillan, CRN, Adrian Derrough, John Azwell, Jack Johnson.
Date: 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[Men in Front of Eastern Texas Electric Company]

Description: Photograph of a group of men standing in front of Eastern Texas Electric Company. They are all wearing worker's clothes and hats. There is a car with a ladder on it directly behind them, and buildings in the background. Writing on the back of the photograph identifies the men from left to right (starting in the back row): Glenn Jernigan, Kick McMillan, Jack Jones, CLyde McMillan, P.W. Hyatt, Ed Ward, Ernest "Bully" Rauschenberg, Claud Lively, L. Hyatt, unknown, unknown. Schley Wilkes, A.D. McMillan, Jake Hagler.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Museum of the Gulf Coast

[The Hexagon Hotel and Convention Hall]

Description: A hexagon-shaped hotel was designed and built by David G. Galbraith, and located in Mineral Wells in the 700 block of N. Oak Street. Construction was started in 1895 and completed in 1897. The hotel was the first electrically-lighted hotel in the city, and the hexagon shape was designed to achieve maximum air circulation 61 years before air-conditioning became available. Mr. Galbraith was also the inventor of the paper clip; and along with five other men, he was the inventor of the synthetic fiber acetate. The hotel was demolished in 1959. The Convention Hall building at 715 N. Oak Street, located next door to the Hexagon Hotel, was built in 1925 on the site of Mineral Well's first electrical generating plant (DC). The Convention Hall was torn down by the city in 1977.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Two men with Live Better Electrically certification]

Description: Photograph of two unidentified men in suits holding a certification that authorizes the Denton Public Utility Service to use the Live Better Electrically Medallion with homes that abide by the organizations restrictions.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Denton Public Library

[Letter from K. R. Hinckley to John J. Herrera - 1960-07-22]

Description: Letter from the Customer Service Manager at Houston Lighting and Power Company apologizing to John J. Herrera for the erroneous cessation of his electric service and refunding him for the extra amount Herrera had to pay in order to have power returned.
Date: July 22, 1960
Creator: Hinckley, K. R.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

[Letter from John J. Herrera to Ray Svoboda - 1960-07-21]

Description: Onionskin paper carbon copy of letter from John J. Herrera to Ray Svoboda at the Houston Lighting & Power Company to complain of the power to his house being shut off and Herrera forced to pay the gross amount from his bill to the representative who came to turn the power back on, despite not being in arrears.
Date: July 21, 1960
Creator: Herrera, John J.
Item Type: Letter
Partner: Houston Metropolitan Research Center at Houston Public Library

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 3], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of the State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed March 12, 1947. The state sought to collect taxes from the Texas Power and Light Company allegedly owed for the years 1945 and 1946. The document, signed by presiding judge R. J. Johnston, orders to the court to pay costs and penalties collected by the court (as a result of the judge's decree) to the Assessor-Collector of Texas of Henderson County, Texas.
Date: 1947
Creator: Dowdy, J. D.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office

Document pertaining to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, cause no. 371 [Part 1], 1947

Description: Document related to the case of The State of Texas vs. Texas Power and Light Company, filed February 10, 1947. Document is the plaintiff's third amended original petition "to enforce the collection of certain state and county taxes and also taxes due certain districts and/or political subdivisions of Henderson County, Texas ... said taxes beind [sic] delinquent, due and unpaid to the State of Texas and Henderson County, Texas."
Date: 1947
Creator: Noeulier, K. & Dowdy, J. D.
Item Type: Legal Document
Partner: Henderson County District Clerk's Office