Lipscomb County Courthouse and Jail

Description

Photograph showing the Lipscomb County Courthouse from across the street on the buildings right side. Next to the left and in front of the courthouse is the jail and maintenance house. Around the courthouse lawn is a detailed fence. There are two trees on either side of the frame. On the left side of the frame there is a dark car parked beneath in the shade of a tree. Written across the bottom is, "Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".

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One photographic image, b&w: 5.5 in. X 3.5 in.

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Creator: Unknown. Creation Date: Unknown.

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This photograph is part of the collection entitled: Rescuing Texas History, 2007 and was provided by Wolf Creek Heritage Museum to The Portal to Texas History, a digital repository hosted by the UNT Libraries. It has been viewed 95 times . More information about this photograph can be viewed below.

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Wolf Creek Heritage Museum

The Wolf Creek Heritage Museum partnered with us to provide access to materials that document the history of Lipscomb County. Materials include photographs of early citizens, tornado damage from the devastating storms of 1947 and 1949, and ranching. The collections also include two books: Lipscomb County Cemeteries and A History of Lipscomb County, Texas, 1876-1976.

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Description

Photograph showing the Lipscomb County Courthouse from across the street on the buildings right side. Next to the left and in front of the courthouse is the jail and maintenance house. Around the courthouse lawn is a detailed fence. There are two trees on either side of the frame. On the left side of the frame there is a dark car parked beneath in the shade of a tree. Written across the bottom is, "Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".

Physical Description

One photographic image, b&w: 5.5 in. X 3.5 in.

Notes

This photograph is a postcard. The return address is "Mrs Robert Rogers Canadian, Texas" It is postmarked "CANADIAN.TEX. JUN26 7-PM 1942". Under "Correspondence" it reads, "Dearest Sis, How are you? We are all OK. Kid I am so proud of my gifts. Sure wish you could have been here. Will Write a letter in a day or two. Love, Apple." Under "Address" it says, "Mrs John Hill 5725 Everett Ave. May Wood, Calif.".

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Rescuing Texas History, 2007

The 2007 edition of Rescuing Texas History brings together photographs, postcards, letters, and more to give a glimpse into the rich history of the state.

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  • April 17, 2008, 7:32 p.m.

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Lipscomb County Courthouse and Jail, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36112/: accessed September 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.