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S. A. Show

Description: Photograph of S.A. Show.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Aerial Photo of Childress

Description: Aerial photo of Childress looking southeast. The country club and golf course are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Judy L.
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

AT-11's flying in formation

Description: Photograph of three At-11s flying in formation. The planes are from the Childress Army Air Field in Texas.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

B.T. Williams Stone Home

Description: Photograph of the B.T. Williams homestead. The stone house is 1 story with broken windows in the front. There is tall grass that is growing around the house. Pieces of wood are detached from the structure. B.T. Williams is believed to have helped develop the first cotton gin in Childress County.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Bombsight storage buildign

Description: Photograph of a building at Childress Army Air Field where the Norden Bombsight was locked away for protection. The concrete walls of the vault are visible.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Building where Norden Bomb Sight was stored

Description: Photograph of a building at the Childress Army Air Field in which the Norden Bombsight was stored. The building is dilapidated. The photograph was taken prior to restoration attempts.
Date: September 5, 1997
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Burley Pixler

Description: Photograph of Burley Pixler. Pixler is shown standing in front of a wooden-frame building.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

CAAF Briefing

Description: Photograph of several unidentified soldiers attending a brief at Childress Army Air Field in Texas. An AT-11 is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

CAAF Cadets - 1st class to arrive by train

Description: Photograph of the first class of cadets on a train to arrive at Childress Army Air Field in Childress, Texas. The men are wearing military uniforms.
Date: February 21, 1943
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

CAAF Hospital volunteer Patsy White

Description: Photograph of Childress Army Air Field Hospital volunteer Patsy White, wife of Colonel John W. White.
Date: August 1944
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

CAAF "Pass in Review"

Description: Photograph of several uniformed soldiers in formation at Childress Army Air Field in Childress, Texas.
Date: June 1944
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

The Car-Vu

Description: Photograph of two people sitting in a car and watching a movie at the drive-in theater Car-Vu. The movie is projected on a large screen in front of the vehicle.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Carrie Underwood Pennell Hardin, Old Settlers - 1960's

Description: Photograph of Carrie Underwood Pennell Hardin, center, showing the younger ladies how to model period clothing at an Old Settlers event in the early 1960's at the City Auditorium.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Charming Mamie Moore

Description: Photograph of Mamie Moore. Mamie Moore is dressed in a white dress against a studio background.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hitchler Houston
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Childress Concert Band, c. 1906

Description: Photograph of the Childress Concert Band seated and standing with their instruments outside of a nondescript building. The band consists of all men; a large bass drum occupies the center of the frame which says "Childress Concert Band."
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Childress' First School House

Description: Photograph of a large group of approximately ninety children and fifteen adults standing and sitting in rows in front of a the first Childress School building. The women and girls wear dresses or shirts with skirts, the boys wear button-up shirts and some of the boys and men wear suits, ties, and hats. The building is light-colored with a shingled roof and a bell tower. On the right side of the frame next to the building is a buggy and a horse.
Date: unknown
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Childress High School Graduating Class of 1914

Description: Photograph of the graduating senior class of Childress High School in 1914. Top row from left to right: Dick Weddington, Patti Jefferies, Anis Campbell, J. D. Gilliam, Edith Sport, Lida Pittman, Irene Baker, Tully Dian. Center row from left to right: Mary Biggerstaff, Bertha Copher, Elizabeth Milner, Lora Curd, Ella Keer, Mary Johnson. Front row from left to right: Hazel Howard, Nell Crews, Abbie Berry, Mary Coffee, Bess Johnson. Written on the negative in the bottom left corner to cause white text on the positive print: "C.H.S. 1914."
Date: unknown
Creator: Hanna, Mark
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Colorful Chuck Wagon Master, Col. Sam Privitt

Description: Photograph of Chuck Wagon Master Colonel Sam Privitt standing beside a wood cutout in the shape of Texas with several cattle brands burnt into it. Privitt is wearing a cowboy hat, bow tie, and vest.
Date: 1955
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum