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Byers Post Office

Description: Postmaster Sheridan Baker Householder sits in a chair in his den behind the Byers post office. He was postmaster fronm 1914-1918. The room has a small potbelly stove for heat, a safe with the door ajar, and decoratrive wallpaper in the walls and ceilings.
Date: c. 1914
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Cotton on a Corner

Description: Unidentified individuals in downtown Henrietta, TX. The post card reads, "Not a Corner on Cotton but Cotton on a Corner in Henrietta, Texas."
Date: c. 1910
Creator: Curt Teich & Co
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Flooded Denver Railroad

Description: Looking west across the flooded Denver River in Henrietta, TX. On June 12, 1915, Mr. and Mrs. Carl M. Worsham walked this railroad track about 9 PM without lights. The water had gone down some but it was a dangerous journey for a man, let alone a woman. They had to feel their way along the track. This was the night that Mr. W.A. Warsham passed away.
Date: c. 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Henrietta Street Scene

Description: Unidentified individuals and their horses gathered on the East side of the Clay County Court House Square around 1910.
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Horses and Buggies]

Description: Horse and buggies in front of the Market Plaza building in Laredo, Texas
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Laredo Public Library

[J.F. Todd]

Description: Photo of J.F. Todd, violinist and barber. Photo circa 1910: Henrietta, Texas.
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

May Day Parade

Description: A band marching in a May Day Parade passing the old Methodist Church in Henrietta, TX.
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

New London School

Description: Students in front of the New London School in 1915. There is a check mark on Elise Borgmau Sanzenbacher.
Date: c. 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Schlosberg Store

Description: Eight unidentified men, four unidentified women and one child inside of Schlosberg's Store around 1910 in Henrietta, TX. Displays show a variety of fabrics, accessories and a hat while signs advertise shoes and Butterick Patterns further back in the store.
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

St. Elmo Hotel - Game Room

Description: Mr. Slade, Pete Snearly, Papa Watkins, and some friends sit around a table in the St. Elmo Hotel game room.
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Troop J, 14th Cavalry, Ft. McIntosh]

Description: Group of men on horseback. Soldiers at Ft. McIntosh getting ready for a parade. The soldiers are carrying Colt M1911 pistols which the U.S. Army adopted in 1911.
Date: c. 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Laredo Public Library

Vashti Blacksmith Shop

Description: Four men and a horse at the Vashti Blacksmith Shop in Vashti, TX around 1910.
Date: c. 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

View from Trimmer Road Looking North

Description: Photograph of a road leading to a town with barbed wire and fence posts on either side. A horses head is in the foreground. text on the photo reads, "View from Trimmer road looking North circa 1910".
Date: c. 1910
Creator: Killeen Daily Herald
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Killeen City Library System

W.T. Manning Home

Description: The W.T. Manning home in Bellevue, TX. The house has a porch, a picket fence around it, and a windmill behind it.
Date: c. 1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

[Wagon Advertising Liberty Bonds]

Description: Picture of a wagon with an advertisement for Liberty Bonds parked in front of the Bowden Grocery store in Palestine, Tx. Grandfather of Forrest Bradberry Jr. is driving the wagon. The side of the wagon says, "We are going to win this war, Buy a Liberty Bond."
Date: c. 1917
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Palestine Public Library

Barbecue at Old Settler's Reunion 1919

Description: Photograph of public gathering. Photograph of Van Horn, TX. Old Settler's Reunion, August 28, 1919. Photograph taken from Old Courthouse looking north.
Date: August 28, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum

Old Settler's Day, 1919

Description: Photograph of people, horses, and automobiles in front of train station. Photograph of Van Horn Texas' 1919 Old Settler's Day. People, horses and automobiles taken on August 28, 1919
Date: August 28, 1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Clark Hotel Museum