[Hereford Residents]

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Photograph of early settlers of Hereford, Texas. The adults stand by the wagon on the right, and the children sit on the grass. There is a white horse by the two wagons on the left, and another dark horse on the far right.

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

Creation Information

Creator: Unknown. 1900.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Bill and Marcella Bradly Collection and was provided by Deaf Smith County Library to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 128 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Deaf Smith County Library

Located in the western Texas Panhandle, the Library serves Hereford and the surrounding area. From its start as a small room in the Hereford Bank in 1910 to its current role as a technological and education center, the Library has continued to uphold its mission to provide access and promote learning in the community.

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Description

Photograph of early settlers of Hereford, Texas. The adults stand by the wagon on the right, and the children sit on the grass. There is a white horse by the two wagons on the left, and another dark horse on the far right.

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 13 cm.

Notes

W.A. Rickets' son, Ira married Anne Hughes in the home of Mr. and Mrs. A. J. Hughes in Frio community. Ira then moved to Jumbo community, then to New Mexico. In 1915 Ira moved back to Hereford.

W.A. Rickets' son Claude went to school at Panhandle Plains Christian College, where he was a member of the first football team. In 1913 Claude worked at the First National Bank. Claude served in the army during WWI (1917 - 1919). Claude organized the first Boy Scout troop in Hereford in 1917. He married Lavinne Neal on Dec. 21, 1919 and had no children.

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Bill and Marcella Bradly Collection

Photographer Bill Bradly documented the people and businesses of the Deaf Smith County area, represented here. Funding provided in part by Humanities Texas, the state partner of the National Endowment for the Humanities.

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  • 1900

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  • May 25, 2006, 8:26 a.m.

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  • Oct. 17, 2013, 9:51 a.m.

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[Hereford Residents], photograph, 1900; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth13816/: accessed June 28, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Deaf Smith County Library.