Cherokee County, Texas
98, Alto, TX 75925
200 W San Antonio Street.
Tuesday - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Thursday - 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Saturday - 9 a.m. - 1 p.m.
The History of the Stella Hill
Genealogical Materials Available for Research
If you have questions about The Stella Hill Library, contact Virginia
All extant copies of the Alto Herald on Microfilm. 1908-1917 complete.
1927-1966 - some copies missing. No microfilm printer available.
Alto Library Flickr Photostream.
have our 2500 historical photos on Flickr available for anyone with a
computer to see.
About 3000 negatives and prints of historic photographs of the Alto
area, including families, children, school groups, businesses, homes,
buildings, street scenes etc., most before 1940. Indexed by name and
by subject. Most have been released to be copied for individual use.
FUNERAL HOME RECORDS:
Hogan Funeral Home - 1914-1929.
O. T. Allen Funeral Home - 1929-1951
Stribling Funeral Home - 1929-1933. 1937-1941.
Ledgers from Doctors McClure and Teague - 1898 - 1926.
LOCAL HISTORY MANUSCRIPTS:
Many original manuscripts from programs presented to the Thursday Study
Club concerning Alto area history.
NEW COMPUTER AND PRINTER for the genealogy department. It is
connected to the internet and also had Family Tree Maker installed. In
addition there are about 150 or more CDs from the Family Tree Maker
collection, most are World Family Tree discs. There are collections of
deeds, military records, marriages etc. There is also a CD of Mount Hope
Cemetery in Wells with grave locations marked.
Excellent copy machine available for books and/or photographs.
Submitted February 9, 2000 by