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[City Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the City Drug Store and the South side of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are three men and one small boy standing in front of the drug store. The building on the left side of the photograph is a lunchroom.
Date: 1913
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[City Shoe Shop]

Description: Photograph of the City Shoe Shop in Wellington, Texas. The caption in the bottom-left corner states that the shop was on the Frank Hajek Property. There are two men wearing bow ties that are standing behind the counter and looking towards the camera, and another man wearing overalls standing in the shop. There are various types of machines and work stations behind the counter.
Date: September 25, 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Closed Pool Hall]

Description: Postcard of a large group of people standing outside of a closed pool hall. There is a wagon drawn by two horses in front of the group. Handwriting on the back of the postcard describes the scene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cochran Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Cochran Drug Store. It is a long room with tall shelves lining the walls and counters on each side. There are five men standing by the display counters looking towards the camera.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County Clerk's Office]

Description: Photograph of two women seated at a large desk, inside the Collingsworth County Clerk's Office. The women are identified as Marguerite Bartlett, County Clerk, and Opal Estes, Deputy Clerk.
Date: September 25, 1929
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County Courthouse]

Description: Postcard of the Collingsworth County Courthouse. It is a three-story brick building with multiple windows on each story. There is a road in front of it and other buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County Courthouse covered in snow]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Courthouse covered in a blanket of snow. There are Christmas lights placed on the building, and a large star on the roof. There is one car near the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County Courthouse during Christmas]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Courthouse during the Christmas season. The courthouse is pictured at night and there is a large Christmas tree in front of it. There are lights strung across the street between multiple buildings.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Fair Exhibit. It is located indoors, and there are tables with various types of produce on them. The man holding a large gourd and standing in the center of the photograph is identified as Morris Higdon, the Chamber of Commerce Manager.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County Jail]

Description: Postcard of the Collingsworth County Jail, located at Belton and 9th Streets in Wellington, Texas. It is a two-story brick building with a covered front porch. There are a few small houses in the distant background, and no other buildings nearby.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County War Memorial]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County War Memorial for World War II. It is a small concrete and stone structure that is in front of a brick building. The title on the center plaque reads "Collingsworth County Honored Heroes."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth Motor Company]

Description: Photograph of the Ford Dealership at the Collingsworth Motor Company. There are five cars parked inside of a large garage. Two men in suits and hats are standing near a door at the end of the garage. The operator of the dealership is identified as Kelly Pigg.
Date: 1947/1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cornish pullet, rooster, and hen]

Description: Photograph of a Cornish pullet chicken, a rooster, and a hen. They are pictured indoors near a wall, and are standing on a stone floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton compress]

Description: Postcard of a large building that was a cotton compress in Wellington. The exterior of the building is plain and white, and the roof is repeatedly slanted.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton gin in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of a cotton yard at the Wellington Cotton Gin. There are numerous bales of cotton in a field, and five men are pictured standing and sitting on top of them. The men are all wearing hats and facing towards the camera, and one man on the far right side of the photograph is smiling and pointing. There are houses in the distant background. An accompanying note states that Lonzo Cartwright was the cotton gin manager.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton plant]

Description: Photograph of a cotton plant that is ready for harvesting. The plant is pictured close-up, and multiple balls of cotton are visible in the foreground and background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton yard in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of a cotton yard in Wellington. A small, fenced area is pictured with a large number of wrapped cotton bales inside. There are men in the center of the photograph that are standing on the bales. There is a building on the left side of the photograph with horses standing near its exterior.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cottonwood School Basketball]

Description: Photograph of a basketball championship team from Cottonwood School. There are four young men in the front row with a champions banner, and two young men and one man in a suit in the second row. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies the names of the individuals.
Date: 1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Courthouse of Collingsworth County]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Courthouse. It is a three-story brick building, and is pictured from across the street. There is part of a black car in the bottom-right corner of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Crossroads School]

Description: Photograph of a small schoolhouse identified as the Crossroads School. It is made out of brick and has two entrances and five large windows. There is an old car parked near the building on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Crowd in Wellington]

Description: Postcard of a large crowd in Wellington, Texas. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that the crowd was at the Katy Depot during World War I. There are many people standing near a dirt road facing a building, and the caption at the bottom of the photograph reads "Going to get the Kaiser."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Curtner Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of the inside of the Curtner Drug Store. Two people are looking at products in a glass display in the center of the store. Three other men are standing behind the counters in the background. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the man on the left with the dark cup is Ruel Curtner, and the man on the right with the dark hat is "Papa" Curtner.
Date: 1910/1915
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dodson School]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the Dodson School. They are pictured outside near the wall of a building, and are lined up in four rows. An accompanying note identifies the students; in the back row is O. D. Thorn, Carrol Jones, Buddy Wynn, Merlin Carter, Ralph Brannum, Clarence Talley, Fred Scott, Teacher Vaughn, Leona Rodgers (white bonnet), Cap Berry (behind Leona), Floy Wynn (left side of Cap), Alf Wynn, Belle Hunt, and Otis Royal. In the second row is Jewel Nipper, Blanch Futch, Ruth Royal, Sue Rodgers, Vrigie Trout, Margie Trout, Susie Trout, and Ruth Gardner. in the third row Alonzo McDowell, Ralph Cherry, and Ruby Roedocker. In the fourth row is Goldwyn Millner, Bryan Ellis, Carl Weaver, Jack Deahl, Arlin Baker, Elliot Wynn, Forrest Jones, and Jack Broyles.
Date: 1912
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dodson School photograph]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the Dodson School. They are seated in three rows outdoors, in front of a brick wall.
Date: 1923/1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum