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Regional Open Space Plan

Description: This report presents and applies the concept of utility open space to the Alamo Area Council of Governments region, and delineates utility open space needs, priorities, and opportunities.
Date: March 1973
Creator: Alamo Area Council of Governments
Partner: UNT Libraries Government Documents Department

[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

[Brenham Waterworks]

Description: Photograph of the Brenham Waterworks building. The building has several large trees around it. There are two men standing under the ivy that stretches across the front of the building. To the left are a horse and buggy with two men inside and pair of horses behind with another man holding the reins.
Date: 1914
Creator: Winkelmann's Studio
Partner: The Dolph Briscoe Center for American History

[News Script: Flags]

Description: Script from the WBAP-TV/NBC station in Fort Worth, Texas, covering a broadcast news story.
Date: February 18, 1965
Creator: WBAP-TV (Television station : Fort Worth, Tex.)
Partner: UNT Libraries Special Collections

[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

[Pearl Street view]

Description: Postcard of Pearl Street, possibly looking south, with buildings, people, carriages, and a trolley car. Carriages can be seen on the left and right sides of the street with men and women. The trolley car is visible in the center of the picture. Written on the bottom of the postcard is "Beaumont Cigar Co" "Pearl Street, Looking South" and "Beaumont, Texas." In handwriting is also written "Thought maybe you would like this." In addition to the Beaumont Cigar Co., the back of the postcard also credits the Albertype Co., Brooklyn, N.Y.
Date: [1890..1919]
Creator: The Albertype Co.
Partner: Tyrrell Historical Library