Men pose in front of the C.H. & W.E Connell General Merchandise Store in 1882 in Sweetwater, Texas. Last names of men written on picture and identified by number. 1. Berry 2. Hill 3. Prince 4. Johnson 5. Sloan 6. Green 7. Taylor 8. Germany 9. Beall
Men and women posing outside the Sweetwater Mercantile Company in Sweetwater, Texas. The building was established by W.E and G.H Cornell of Fort Worth and was owned by several more people before it was torn down in 1903 to make a new structure.
Men on horses outside the Sweetwater House hotel in Sweetwater, Texas, ca. 1880's. It was a cowboy hotel where men from the Tucson Land and Cattle Company Ranch, Bunton Ranch, Arlington Cattle Company, D.Q. and 9R Ranches would stay until the wagons began running again. The cowboy pictured on the left is Rick Burns, and the other one on his horse is Lang Aycock.
Photograph of women sitting on horses side-saddle in long riding dresses in Sweetwater, Texas. They were the wives of West Texas's most promient citizens. Named from left to right: Mrs. Grundy Thurman Mrs. Jim Newman Mrs. Thomas Trammell Mrs. J.H. Beall Mrs. Dove F. McCaulley Mrs. R.A. Ragland