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Several People in Goree Drug Store

Description: Photograph of eight men and one woman standing in the Goree Drug Store. Six of the men are wearing suits and ties, and one man is wearing cowboy boots. The woman is wearing a dark skirt and white blouse. Two of the men in front of the group are handing off a piece of paper. The man on the left side of the frame has a cigar in his mouth. The group is surrounded by glass cabinets filled with goods. On a shelf in the background are framed certificates and on the wall above them is an American flag. Hanging from the ceiling is a ceiling fan and a fluorescent light.
Date: April 1, 1942
Partner: Heritage House Museum

[First Christian Church 27th Anniversary Celebration]

Description: Photograph of the First Christian Church 27th Anniversary celebration. The church officials in the photo are, back row - left to right: E.C. Blackburn, John Stanley, Reverend Anglemyer, A. Roy, and H.T. Whitson. Front row - left to right: Mrs. Whitson, Mrs. Stanley, Mrs. Anglemyer, and Pauline Renwick. The cake they are standing behind was molded to look like church structure and weighed 150 pounds.
Date: 1942
Partner: First Christian Church of Port Arthur

[Old Settlers Parade 1942]

Description: Photograph of the Old Settlers' parade held in Childress, Texas in 1942. In the procession are two young children, a boy and a girl, in costumes riding scooters. Following them is a woman dressed as a clown and a line of men and women riding horses. The parade is traveling down a busy street lined with businesses, parked cars, and watchful spectators. Among the spectators is a man in military uniform.
Date: July 17, 1942
Creator: Webb Studio
Partner: Childress County Heritage Museum

Arnold Chote and Buggy

Description: Man sitting in a horse-drawn buggy on a city street. Arnold Chote was the County Commissioner for Precinct 1 according to the Austin City Directory for 1942.
Date: February 3, 1942
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library