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Description: Photograph of a group of unidentified group of people and a surrey near a pond. Two women are seated in a surrey and a man is standing on the ground, smoking. The horse hitched to the surrey is drinking from the pond (left) and trees are visible in the background.
Date: 1900~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Henrietta Cafe

Description: Interior of Henrietta Cafe arounf 1920 with tables, chairs, barstools, tiled floor, and owners Cora and Charlie Capps. Inscription on back of photo states, "Brother & sisters ran this Henrietta cafe. May have been in the St. Elmo Hotel or where the Clay County Sherriff's Department is now located. They operated cafes at both locations. Pictured are Cora and Charlie Capps. Lou Capps also assisted. Great Aunts and Uncles to Jerry Payne."
Date: 1920~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

Halsell Band

Description: Halsell Band standing with their instruments by Halsell Church in Halsell, TX. Drum says "Halsell Concert Band". Pictured are (l to r) Jess Arnold, Unknown. Unknown, Arthur Short, Perry Whitehead, Luther Denney, Ace Short, Bunk Whitmire. Seated on right, Ott Forester.
Date: 1925~
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: 1915~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

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: 1904~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society

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: 1914~
Partner: Clay County Historical Society