Czewski Family Wagon Yards and Dairy

Czewski Family Wagon Yards and Dairy

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Czewski family's wagon yard and dairy. An unidentified young girl in a light-colored dress holds onto a cow as a boy in straw hat holds an infant on the back of the cow. An unidentified man leans against a horse-drawn dairy cart in the background. A building is visible in the far background in the center of the image.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
McFarland Battery & Electric

McFarland Battery & Electric

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of five unidentified men inside McFarland Battery & Electric which was owned by A. V. McFarland, the original director of the Childress County Heritage Museum. The men are standing in a garage area and there is an early-model car behind them. A sign on the wall on the left side of the image says "We are not responsible for loss by fire or theft."
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Aerial Photo of High School, Rodeo Arena, Football Stadium

Aerial Photo of High School, Rodeo Arena, Football Stadium

Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Judy L.
Description: Aerial photo of the high school, rodeo arena, and football stadium.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Ribbon Cutting of the First Childress County Heritage Museum

Ribbon Cutting of the First Childress County Heritage Museum

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Janet Norris (Mrs. E. E. Smith) cuts a red ribbon as Mayor Glen Buckley and County Judge Harper Knight hold the ribbon taut for her at the ribbon cutting and opening of the Childress County Heritage Museum in 1976. The ribbon cutting and opening of the CCHM happened in conjunction with the county's bi-centennial celebration. The museum's new home was in a refurbished jail on the courthouse square.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Judge A. J. Fires

Judge A. J. Fires

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Framed portrait of Judge A. J. Fires looking towards the camera in a dark suit with white collared shirt and a polka-dot bow tie. His right hand is sitting on an open book and holding his eye glasses. Fires arrived in Childress in a snow storm on November 10, 1886, and was active in the organization of the county seat. He was elected county judge and later district judge. The flag at the Childress post office was lowered to half staff at the time of his death at age 81.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon

Horse-Drawn Fire Wagon

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of a horse-drawn fire wagon pictured in front of a fire which had been put out. There is one man with a firefighter helmet on sitting on the driver's seat with the reins in his hands. Another man in white shirt, black vest, black bowtie, and black hat is holding the tack of one of the horses; it is unknown who is who, but the men are Albert Withey and Pollard Bennett. The horses are named Sam and Charlie. A building is visible in the background to the right side of the frame.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
The Childress Index

The Childress Index

Date: unknown
Creator: Stanford Studio
Description: Photograph of a window display at The Childress Index taken at night. There is a poster on a Samson card table which reads: "Win! A genuine Samson regular $4.00 card table in our canned foods guessing contest. Ask for details!" On either side of the table are stacked IGA products including apricots, cranberry sauce, salad dressing, fruit cocktail, and tomato juice. There are two unidentified men sitting inside of the store in the center of the frame.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Aerial View of Fair Park, Looking Southeast

Aerial View of Fair Park, Looking Southeast

Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Judy L.
Description: Aerial photograph of Fair Park, looking southeast.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Childress Concert Band, c. 1906

Childress Concert Band, c. 1906

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the Childress Concert Band seated and standing with their instruments outside of a nondescript building. The band consists of all men; a large bass drum occupies the center of the frame which says "Childress Concert Band."
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
Bricking of the City Streets

Bricking of the City Streets

Date: unknown
Creator: unknown
Description: Photograph of the bricking of an unknown street in Childress, Texas, in the early 1920's. A sign for the Central Filling Station is visible on the left side of the street. Early automobiles are parked on either side of the street past the area where bricks are being laid by unidentified workers.
Contributing Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum
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