Lipscomb County Courthouse

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Photograph of a front-angled view of the Lipscomb County Courthouse. The court house is a large two-story building with basement windows. The front of the courthouse has 4 large pillars and stone steps leading to the entrance. Across the foreground is a decorative fence with a landscaped lawn behind it. A man stands in the center of the frame behind the fence working with a tool in his hands. There are clouds in the sky. Written on the side of the photograph in cursive is, " Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".

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1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

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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 33 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 of a front-angled view of the Lipscomb County Courthouse. The court house is a large two-story building with basement windows. The front of the courthouse has 4 large pillars and stone steps leading to the entrance. Across the foreground is a decorative fence with a landscaped lawn behind it. A man stands in the center of the frame behind the fence working with a tool in his hands. There are clouds in the sky. Written on the side of the photograph in cursive is, " Lipscomb County Court House at Lipscomb".

Physical Description

1 photograph : b&w ; 9 x 14 cm.

Notes

This photograph is a postcard. The return address says, "Mr. and Mrs. Robert Rogers, Canadian, Texas." It is dated "Sunday night, 6-21-42" and the postmark reads "CANADIAN, TEX. JUN22 7-PM 1942". Under "Correspondence" it reads, "Dear Kids, 10: o'clock and we just got home. I can't say much on here but will do like I did last week. Write a letter tomorrow. All our Love Kids." It is addressed to "Mr and 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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Added to The The Portal to Texas History

  • April 17, 2008, 7:31 p.m.

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  • Nov. 14, 2016, 5:47 p.m.

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  • 36.233751, -100.270586

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Lipscomb County Courthouse, photograph, Date Unknown; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth36116/: accessed October 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting Wolf Creek Heritage Museum.