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Autry-Gates Store

Description: Townspeople outside the Autry-Gates Store in Shannon, TX around 1900.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Autry-Gates Store

Description: Townspeople outside the Autry-Gates Store in Shannon, TX around 1900.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Byers Bank]

Description: Photo of Byers Bank, Byers Texas.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Cottage Hotel

Description: The exterior of the Cottage Hotel in Henrietta, TX around 1900.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Cotton year in Killeen, Texas

Description: Photograph, taken 1905 or 1906, depicts cotton loaded on a railroad car. A group of men stand atop the bales and alongside on a platform; men sit in two horse-drawn drays next to the pile of bales. The caption for the photograph reads: Loading bales of cotton on flat cars at Santa Fe Station in a bumper cotton year. Two-wheeled drays (left) hauled bales from cotton yard located in the 400 block of Avenue D.
Date: c. 1905 - 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Diffey's Hotel Dining Room

Description: Two women employees wait on three unidentified customers in the dining room at Duffy's Hotel. The sign behind the cash register says, " ROOMS 50 cents, PURE APPLE CIDER, OYSTERS". Cigars are for sale as well.
Date: c. 1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Dr. Spivey and others in a car]

Description: Five gentleman in a car; Dr. Spivey (driving); Back seat: Robert Callahan; Charlie Hairston; Horace Law. Featured in the background are Horace Law's Barber Shop, and Cox's Studio.
Date: c. 1905 - 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Four Boys]

Description: Photograph of four boys, three wear hats and they all have ties. The two in front are seated in wicker furniture and wear knickers. Text on the photo reads,"Seated-Graydon Cole and Claude Gilmer Standing L-R: "Chic" Pennington and Todd Patton 1905-1910".
Date: c. 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Harvesting on Byers Brothers Ranch

Description: Harvestring grain in the Big Wichita Valley on the Byers Brothers Ranch in Clay County, TX around 1900.
Date: c. 1900
Creator: Caldwell
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Killeen Public School

Description: An unidentified class from the Killeen Public School
Date: c. 1905
Creator: Gray's Studio
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

Killeen School, 1905

Description: Students of the Killeen School around 1905.
Date: c. 1905
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Main Street, Elkhart, Texas]

Description: Photo of Main Street, Elkhart Texas. This whole town burned at one point and when it was rebuilt, all the main buildings were made of brick.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

[Mexican Water Cart]

Description: A water cart drawn by two burros. Water vendors were called barrileros or aguadores.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Laredo Public Library

Monte McBride

Description: Monte McBride in her wedding gown around 1900.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Mr. and Mrs. Amos L. Thornberry

Description: Mr. and Mrs. Amos L. Thornberry, who brought colonists from Illinois and began fruit farming in Clay County, TX.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Nathanial W. Blackshear at reins of a wagon]

Description: Photo of Nathanial W. Blackshear driving a buggy with an unidentified man sitting next to him and another unidentified man standing beside the horse. On the back of the photograph is the following: "In this 'gig' he eloped with "Mamie" Rollins, my mother. on Midnight May 18, 1892 - married at 3 a.m. May 19, 1892 by Presbyterian Minister Dr. Crozier, Palestine Tex. with Zula Quark(?) as bridesmaid and in Zula's clothing, because her mother had taken away her clothing and locked her in her room. So Mamie got out of her window in her night gown wrapped in the counterpayne"
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Okalla School class, turn of the century

Description: Taken around 1900, this photograph shows 45-50 people sitting on a rocky patch of ground. People in the photograph range appear to range in age from approximately age 6 to age 45.
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

[Oxen carts and Pawnshop]

Description: Postcard of oxen carts in front of a pawnshop. There is a letter on the back of the postcard addressed to Miss Margaret Murphy from "Will."
Date: c. 1900
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Laredo Public Library