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[Wellington Vocal Class]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington Vocal class. They are pictured outdoors near the side of a building, and are lined up in four rows. The caption identifies three of the individuals.
Date: 1904~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Home of J. M. Foraker]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing outdoors in front of two small barns. Two women are seated in a carriage drawn by one horse. A small boy is standing near the front of the photograph with a sign that has the date written on it. The caption states that the photograph depicts the home of J. M. Foraker.
Date: September 25, 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[William Washington Maddox family]

Description: Photograph of the William Washington Maddox family standing in front of a small, wooden house. There are two men, one woman, and three small boys standing near a wire fence. The men are wearing suits and hats, and one has a long beard. The woman is wearing a long, black dress and the three boys are wearing suits and bow ties.
Date: 1900~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington School photograph]

Description: Photograph of a Wellington School group posing outdoors in front of a wooden building. There are five rows of students, ranging from small children to young adults. The small children are seated in the first two rows.
Date: 1903/1904
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Snowball fight in front of Collingsworth County Courthouse]

Description: Photograph of a snowball fight in front of the first Collingsworth County Courthouse. There are multiple people in the snow, and one man in the middle of the photograph is being hit by a snowball. There is a small grocery store in the background.
Date: January 10, 1906
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable]

Description: Postcard of the Wellington Livery, Feed and Sale Stable. It is a large wooden barn, and there is a group of people and horses standing in front of it. There is a small boy standing near the left side of the photograph.
Date: September 18, 1908
Item Type: Postcard
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

[Portrait of Beach family]

Description: Photograph of the Beach family in front of an exterior wall. There are four men, one woman, and one small child in the second row, and two men, three women, and three small children seated in the first row. The men are wearing suits and the women are wearing long skirts.
Date: 1905
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Young man standing in bank]

Description: Postcard of a young man leaning against the counter inside the Wellington Bank. There are other customers in the background, and three bankers are standing behind the counter looking towards the camera. The man that is seated in the back room, in the interior business department, is identified as Franklin Turney Copey. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that he worked at the bank from 1900-1910.
Date: 1900\1910
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Missionary Society]

Description: Photograph of a group of women from the Missionary Society of the First Baptist Church in Wellington, Texas. They are seated indoors and are posing in three rows. All of the women have their hair pulled back and are looking towards the camera, except for two in the center of the photograph that are looking at a book. Handwritten numbers on each individual identify the names of the women on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1908
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Buggy and two horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of a buggy and two horses during a 4th of July Parade. The individuals in the buggy are identified as Mr. and Mrs. Joiner, owners of the Livery Stable. Two girls on the left side of the photograph are seated on the other horses and dressed as Native Americans. The horses have banners across their backs that cover the tops of their heads. The Presbyterian Tabernacle can be seen in the background above the neck of the horse that is second from the left.
Date: July 4, 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Group of men in new car]

Description: Postcard of five men seated in a new car. They are all wearing light shirts, dark pants, and hats. One man has his hand on the steering wheel and is looking off to the side. There are trees and fences in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard identifies the names of each individual.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Robert A. and Ella Jane Dysart home]

Description: Photograph of the Robert A. and Ella Jane Dysart home. There are people standing and sitting in the front yard, and are identified as Clyde, Dysart, Charley Dysart, Jennie Dysart, Gertrude Loter holding her son John, Carey Dysart, Hubert Dysart, and B. P. Bonnea. Notes on the back of the photograph provide additional information about the home.
Date: 1901
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Group outdoors in snow]

Description: Photograph of four girls outdoors in the snow. Notes on the back of the photograph identify them as Nettie West, Ethel Kelley, Sallie Kelley, and Emma Hite. They are sitting on top of wagon wheel bottoms and looking towards the camera. There is a small store on the left side of the photograph and houses in the far distance.
Date: April 1, 1909
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[George Kelley Telephone Office]

Description: Photograph of the George Kelley Telephone Office. There is a man and a woman seated at a small table. The woman is wearing headphones and sitting in front of the telephone operations, and the man is writing on the table. The name of the telephone operator was Willie Payne.
Date: 1907/1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

Print by August Hutaf, "Hold Still!"

Description: Print by August Hutaf of a drawing titled "Hold Still!" In this image, a little girl is buttoning the bloomers of an even smaller child holding a candy cane. Underneath the image is the title and copyright information as well as two safety pins. It is signed in the upper right corner.
Date: 1908
Creator: Hutaf, August
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Watercolor Painting of an Oceanside scene

Description: Watercolor painting of an oceanside beach scene. Painting depicts a sandy dirt path or roadway leading to/from a body of water. Sandy grassy hills on either side of path with a small bush/tree on the right side. Water in background, sky above. In the lower right corner, the artist has signed the painting, "Nellie Bossey McCurdy 1903."
Date: 1903
Creator: Nellie Bossey McCurdy
Item Type: Artwork
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

"Time You Were Home, Papa" Print

Description: Color print depicting a small child, standing on a chair speaking into a phone saying, "HELLO PAPA!" The tagline at the middle of the print reads, "TIME YOU WERE HOME, PAPA." A clock at the top of the print shows that the time is 12:47. The child wears only a cloth diaper and one shoe. He stands on a chair that is pulled up next to a table. The child speaks into a old, candlestick early model phone. The child's clothing or pajamas hang off one corner of the chair he is standing upon. The chair's seat and the top of the table are both green. There are are several books next to the phone on the table.
Date: 1906
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Autographed Print of Atkins Jefferson (Jeff) McLemore

Description: Black and White print of Atkins Jefferson (Jeff) McLemore. The image was produced by B.F. Johnson Inc. of Washington, D.C. The image was likely created during McLemore's time in the U.S. House of Representatives (1915-1919) as delegate at-large from Texas. The image is printed on cream-colored matboard/cardstock with the image circular shaped at the center. The head and shoulders image shows McLemore wearing a dark colored suit coat, white collared shirt and tie. A round pin is on his lapel. He has gray hair and a mustache. The image is autographed, "Sincerely yours, Jeff McLemore." The signature of the company that produced the image is written in pencil at lower right, "B.F. Johnson."
Date: 1900/1929
Item Type: Image
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Gift Card to Sam Rayburn

Description: Printed gift card. The black text is printed on a thick piece of cardstock. The text of the gift card reads: "TO HON. SAM RAYBURN, THE COAST GUARD BILL WAS THE 'BREAK 'O DAY' FOR THE PATROLMENT OF THE U.S. LIFE SAVING SERVICE WITH THEIR GRATEFUL ACKNOWLEDGEMENT OF YOUR EFFORTS ON THEIR BEHALF"
Date: 1907
Item Type: Text
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum

Photograph of man on beach

Description: Photograph of a man standing on a beach. The black and white photo shows the man standing in the sand looking out upon the tide and the sky. The man, silhoutted against the brightness of the sky is wearing a brimmed fisherman's hat, wears a spyglass on a cord around his neck and wears a coat and pants and rubber boots. The photo includes the signature/maker's mark in the lower left corner that reads, "COPYRIGHT 1907 BY C.H. CLAUDY." The photo is framed with a stained and faded ivory mat.
Date: 1907
Creator: Carl H. Claudy
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Sam Rayburn House Museum