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Nominating Properties to the National Register of Historic Places

Description: Information sheet published by the Texas Historical Commission National Register Programs describing the National Register of Historic places. It includes an explanation of the Register with sections on categories for nominations, criteria for evaluation, and nomination procedures in Texas.
Date: October 1995
Creator: Texas Historical Commission.
Partner: National WASP WWII Museum

Mexico, California & Texas.

Description: Map shows provinces or states in Mexico, cities and towns for Southwestern United States, Mexico, Belize, and Guatamala, gold discoveries in California, and areas of Native American habitation. Inset: "Guatemala or Central America." Includes key to gold discoveries. Relief shown by hachures. Scale [ca. 1:12,000,000].
Date: 1854
Creator: Hall, Sidney
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

West Indies: from the best authorities.

Description: Map shows the islands of the Caribbean area, the Yucatan and Central America, Florida and the coastline along the Gulf of Mexico, and the northern coast of South America. Coastal cities and ports are noted throughout. Relief shown pictorially. Scale not noted.
Date: unknown
Creator: Baker, Benjamin
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library

[Leon Cross, Shoe Shine Boy in 1975]

Description: Leon Cross was the only "shine boy" left in Mineral Wells in 1975. He worked in the first Crazy Hotel just before it burned; and has been with the Crazy Hotel ever since, working in different departments of the Hotel. He is the Shine Boy today [2003] in the Crazy Barber Shop, located in the Crazy Hotel. This photograph appears in A.F. Weaver's book "Time Was in Mineral Wells."
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[The Firstron Building After a Fire]

Description: The Firstron Building occupied the site of the Oxford Hotel (which burned down)and was itself replaced by the First National Bank (which moved away). The building burned in 1983. Lynch Plaza now [2012] occupies the site. The sign in front of the remains of the Firstron Building reads: Firstron Building OFFICE SPACE FOR RENT 325-4461 ROOM 300 It invites ironic comment. This picture appears in "Time Was in Mineral Wells", Second Edition, on page 186.
Date: unknown
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[Waiting area bus advertisement]

Description: Photograph of an unknown bus station on May 5th, 1942 at 10:50. The photograph contains six individuals, one male clerk standing by his station, one military uniform man sitting next to two other individuals,and a couple sitting together in a separate section. A snack bar is visible through the bus exit doorway.
Date: 1942
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[Howard Wood Building]

Description: Photograph of the Howard Wood building. It is a two-story building on the corner of a city block. There are power lines in front of the building. There is a sign on the pole at the corner that says "R. F. Ball, General Contractor, First National Bank Room 28."
Date: May 1924
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

Glass Slide of a General View of Nazareth (Israel)

Description: Glass slide image of the village of Nazareth (Israel) on the slope on a hill, taken from a slightly higher elevation, with visible buildings as well as green spaces and roads. In the foreground, a person riding a donkey or mule is stopped in the middle of a dirt road. A printed label at the top of the slide says, "American Colony, Jerusalem." and a handwritten label at the bottom says, "345. General View of Nazareth."
Date: [1882..1929]
Partner: Hardin-Simmons University Library

Johnson's West Indies.

Description: Map shows major cities and railroads in Cuba. Also, cities in the Greater and Lesser Antilles, the Bahama Islands, Trinidad, the Florida "Reef" [Keys]. Shows political divisions, ship channels and "passages," and soundings along the Great Bahama Bank and banks off the Antilles, Jamaica, and the coast of Central America. Inset: The Bermuda Islands. Relief shown by hachures and form lines. Depths shown by soundings. Scale [ca. 1:6,540,400] and [ca. 1:563,200 ].
Date: 1864
Creator: Johnson, A. J. (Alvin Jewett), 1827-1884
Partner: University of Texas at Arlington Library
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