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[An Aerial View of Mineral Wells]

Description: A panoramic view of Mineral Wells looking southwest from East Mountain, Poston's Dry Goods store may be seen in the middle left of the picture, and the Old High School, Rock Schoolhouse, and West Ward School are visible next to West Mountain skyline in the upper right corner of the picture.
Date: 1920?
Creator: A. F. Weaver
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[View of a Ranch]

Description: This is a photograph showing an entire ranch from some distance out. The landscape appears to be covered in low, desert scrub. The ranch consists of several buildings surrounded by a wooden fence. These buildings were constructed in 1910 and augmented in 1913.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Marfa Public Library

[An Early Photograph of Mineral Wells on a Bottle]

Description: This picture illustrates an early Mineral Wells photograph on a bottle-shaped brochure. It was taken from Welcome Mountain, and attached to the bottle. Identifiable in the picture is Poston's Dry Goods building near the bottom middle of the picture,the Catholic church at the top left of the picture, and the rear of Dr. A. W. Thompson's residence in the near middle of the picture.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library

[An Early Oil Field]

Description: An early oil field, probably in Palo Pinto County, is shown here. The photograph, perhaps a composite of several smaller ones, as originally in the possession of M. A. Howell, who was once the county surveyor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Boyce Ditto Public Library