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[Jim White standing on highway]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Jim White, standing on the reconstruction site of a highway. Writing on the back of the photograph states that the bridge being re-built was over Salt Fork of Red River on U. S. Highway 83, between Wellington and Shamrock. A gasoline truck and a wheat truck collided and destroyed the north part of the bridge.
Date: July 1949
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Children in front of car on bridge]

Description: Photograph of two small children standing at the front of a car on a wooden bridge. They are leaning together and looking towards the camera. There is another person sitting in the car behind the wheel. Notes on the back of the photograph describe the location of the scene and state that Rube Sherwood is the mother of the children pictured.
Date: 1917
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Fleet Pruden holding horse reins]

Description: Framed postcard of a child identified as Fleet Pruden holding a horse by the reins. Writing on the back of the photograph states that the horse was called "Mack" and was two years old. There is a barn and a windmill in the background.
Date: 1912
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Horses in parade]

Description: Photograph of four horses being ridden in a parade. Notes on the back of the photograph state that the two horses in front are being ridden by Dave and Mable Thomas, and Jim and Ruth white are on the horses following behind. There is a crowd of people on the side of the road.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Car in parade]

Description: Photograph of a car driving down the street in a parade. The car has the slogan, "Howdy Folks, Welcome" written on the side of it. There are people in the background and lined up on the side of the street watching.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Early day bicycle outing]

Description: Photograph of a large group of people from an early day bicycle outing. The group is standing together on a railroad track, and all of their bicycles are lined up in front of them. There is one small child near the bottom-right side of the photograph. The caption reads, "Blair, Gatesville, Texas."
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Portrait of Ed Hawkins]

Description: Photograph of a young man that is in an oval shape with a rectangular frame. Notes on the back of the photograph identify him as Ed Hawkins and state the image was taken in the late 1800s. His hair is combed to the side and he is wearing a dark suit and tie. An accompanying caption states that he married Lucy Seal between 1908-10.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Small carriage]

Description: Photograph of a small carriage with no one riding in it, located in Plymouth, Texas. It is pictured in a dirt field and there are numerous buildings in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Scene during Wellington coal shortage]

Description: Photograph of a scene during the coal shortage in Wellington. There are several horse-drawn wagons crowding a dirt road. A note accompanying the photograph states that coal was used in cast iron stoves for cooking and heating, and that during the shortage coal was brought to the County and each family was allowed to purchase two sacks. During the shortage, corn, cottonseed, and wood were burned as alternatives to coal.
Date: 1924
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington State Bank]

Description: Photograph of five women standing outside of Wellington State Bank. They are all wearing long coats, skirts, and hats. The woman on the far right side of the photograph is wearing a large fur shawl, muff, and hat. All are smiling towards the camera except for the woman in the center of the photograph.
Date: 1917
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington trade day]

Description: Photograph of the square during Wellington trade day. There are numerous cars parked around a large crowd of people in the center of the square. Various stores on the square are visible behind the crowds.
Date: 1924
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum