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[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

Atomic scientist

Description: Photograph of an unidentified man wearing a suit, seated on a couch. The couch is in a carpeted room, in front of tall windows with patterned curtains.
Date: April 17, 1950
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library

Governor Akin

Description: Man seated at desk with a group of men gathered around. Texas had no Governor Akin. Perhaps this man was Governor for a Day?
Date: January 17, 1943
Creator: Douglass, Neal
Partner: Austin History Center, Austin Public Library