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Postcard of a hotel's dining room

Description: Postcard of a hotel Peñafiel's dining room with rows of tables, small chandeliers hanging from the ceiling and a mural on the far wall.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

27 Anniversary celebration at The Shamrock

Description: Photograph of a group of a people celebrating a 27th Anniversary at The Shamrock Hotel in 1949. Siting right to left: Malcom and Louise Pearce, Daisy Sells, Edith Pearce, Jess Trimble
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Garden Terrace of the Jack Tar Orange House Hotel]

Description: Photographic postcard of the "Garden Terrace at the Jack Tar Orange House [Hotel] in Orange, Texas" Their slogan on the back of the card reads, "Prepare to be Pampered" The photo shows the swimming pool area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Heritage House Museum

Postcard of a mural above an entryway

Description: A mural above an entryway to Hotel Peñafiel's dining room depicts indigenous Mexicans carrying flowers and vegetables off of their boats and onto the shore. There are buildings on land, one of which is named "Así Es La Vida" (That's Life)
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Rose Marine Theatre

[The Crazy Hotel in Winter]

Description: The Crazy Water Hotel is shown once again. It appears that the season this photograph was taken is winter, as snow may be seen on the ground. The truck in the photograph appears to be of a type common before 1939. Mineral Wells was a very popular convention city, and the bunting-draped section of the hotel in the foreground probably indicates preparation for a coming convention.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

Galveston, Texas After Storm in 1915

Description: Photograph of Galveston, Texas after a storm. In the foreground on the right is a large pile of debris, mostly wooden beams. On the left side of the frame is a man walking beside a building with a covered sidewalk. On the awning it reads, "Cafe Hotel, Seawall Cafe". Further down the sidewalk are more buildings and a few people on the wet sidewalk. On the right side in the background are parked cars.
Date: 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas in 1905

Description: Photograph of the Worth Hotel in Ft. Worth, Texas. The buiding is five stories tall with arched windows and awnings and a store with display windows on the bottom floor. The sign in front of the store reads, "August's" and a sign further down the sidewalk reads, "Hotel Worth". In the foreground are telephone poles and wires.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Melvina Chessher's 90th Birthday]

Description: Copy negative of Melvina Chessher and her children gathered for her 90th birthday. From left to right, A. J. "Andy" Chessher, son; Melvina Chessher; Mrs. Gus "Miss Kate" Caperton, daughter; and Dr. John Chessher, son, stand on the porch of the original Chessher hotel building.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Spear House]

Description: Copy negative of a Jacksonville hotel called the Spear House, ca. 1875.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[Chessher Hotel]

Description: Copy negative of Mrs. Melvina Chessher standing in front of the Chessher Hotel, the first in Jacksonville. She used the hotel to support herself after her husband was killed in the Civil War.
Date: December 5, 1987
Creator: Cherokee County Historical Society
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Cherokee County Historical Commission

[The Baker Hotel and the First Methodist Church]

Description: This picture, showing Baker Hotel and the First Methodist Church, was taken approximately in 1938. The church, pictured here, shows a later second story to the building on the side of the church proper. It is known to be the second Methodist church on the site. Older photographs of its predecessor are at this time [2014] lacking.
Date: 1938
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Cars in front of three-story building]

Description: Photograph of several cars in front of a large, three-story building. The front of the building has eight columns in front of the entrance.
Date: unknown
Creator: Gunn's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[Photograph of North Third Street]

Description: Photograph of North Third Street, looking west, in Abilene, Texas. Cars are parked on both sides of the street, and the Hotel Wooten is visible in the background.
Date: [1941..1945]
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: The 12th Armored Division Memorial Museum