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[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
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
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Horses and buggy]

Description: Postcard of two horses behind a fence that are attached to a buggy. There is a man, identified as Ernest Sherwood, and a woman seated inside the buggy. There is a short note on the back of the postcard.
Date: 1910~
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Texas Wholesale Company gasoline tank]

Description: Postcard of a large gasoline tank from the Texas Wholesale Company. It has been hauled off of a train and is resting on the ground. There is a group of men and children standing in front of the tank, behind railroad tracks. A man on the left side of the photograph is holding the reins of two horses. Small houses can be seen in the background.
Date: 1910
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Texas Wholesale Company railroad car #1]

Description: Postcard of a Texas Wholesale Company tank on a railroad bed. There are five men and a young boys standing or sitting on beams propped against the tank and a second young boy standing on the ground in front of the tank. Handwriting at the top of the image says "unloading Tanks for Texas Co. Wholesale 1910" and one person appears to be labeled "Ralph." There are also handwritten notes on the back of the postcard including a description that says "only way unload heavy tank, B. F. Ball & boys with help."
Date: 1910
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Texas Wholesale Company railroad car #2]

Description: Postcard of a Texas Wholesale Company tank on a railroad bed. There are five men and a young boys standing or sitting on beams propped against the tank and a second young boy standing on the ground in front of the tank. Handwriting at the top of the image says "First Gasoline tank to arrive in Wellington. Come in on train. (1)."
Date: 1910
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

[Women posing with rifles]

Description: Postcard of a group of women outdoors posing with rifles, from the Gaye Eeds Glenn collection. They are wearing long white dresses and standing in front of shrubs. The woman on the left side of the photograph is drinking out of a large jug.
Date: 1912/1915
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Small boy on chair]

Description: Postcard of Pete Boverie, later Dr. Robert Floyd Boverie, in a light-colored outfit with a wide belt and black shoes. He is standing on a chair with one hand on its back, and looking towards the camera.
Date: 1913~
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Trout and Talley reunion]

Description: Postcard of the Trout and Talley reunion. The photograph is taken outdoors, in front of the door of Charlie Trout's house in Dodsonville, Texas. Handwriting on the back of the postcard identifies the individuals in the third row as Effie (Tyler) Trout, Charlie Trout, Bill Hays, and Clarence Talley holding Oliver Trout; in the second row is Jim and Otho Talley, Susie, Margie, and Vergie Trout, and Annie Talley; and in the first row is Bessie Talley, Gerald Trout, and Olen Trout.
Date: 1914
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington First National Bank]

Description: Postcard of the First National Bank in Wellington, Texas. It is a long, two-story building with small trees lining the exterior. There are not any other buildings nearby. Handwriting on the back of the postcard is a note addressed to Jessie Sugg.
Date: 1915
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Hospital above drug store]

Description: Postcard of a small hospital on the East side of the Square in Wellington, Texas. It is located above the Hardy O'Neil Drug Company store. There are other stores on both sides of the hospital.
Date: 1916
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Pleasant Hill School gathering]

Description: Postcard of a large group gathering at Pleasant hill School. The group is standing in front of the school, which is a small white building. There are horses and carriages in the background on the right side of the photograph.
Date: 1917
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Young boys in uniforms]

Description: Postcard of two young boys in scout uniforms and hats, identified as Clem and Pete Boverie. They are standing side by side and looking towards the camera. There are notes on the back of the postcard that describe the image.
Date: 1917
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[West side of square]

Description: Postcard of the West side of the square in Wellington, Texas. There are multiple stores along a dirt road. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the grocery store on the left side of the photograph.
Date: June 26, 1922
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Portrait of four people]

Description: Postcard of three men in hats and one woman. They are identified as Claude McKinney, Sheriff; Wylie McKinney, Deputy; Alivin Horton, Deputy; and Trudie Horton, Office Deputy.
Date: 1939
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Aerial view of Wellington State Bank and Wellington Hotel]

Description: Postcard of an aerial view of the Northeast corner of the square in Wellington. The visible buildings include the East side of the courthouse, the Wellington State Bank, and the Wellington Hotel. There is a horse-drawn wagon in front of the Bailey Grocery Co. building, and a group of people standing at the door of the Wellington Hotel. Other people can be seen walking across the street. There are houses and fields in the background.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Baptist Hospital]

Description: Postcard of a Baptist Hospital building in Wellington, Texas. It is a small two-story building, and there are houses in the background. Handwriting on the back of the postcard states that Dr. E. W. Jones was a doctor there.
Date: unknown
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
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
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
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
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
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dodsonville School students]

Description: Postcard of students from Dodsonville School. They are standing outdoors in front of a building. Each person has a number near them that an accompanying note identifies them with. The numbers identified are 1. E. T. Vaughan - Teacher, 2. Lois Morgan, 3. Alma Ellis, 4. Josie Scott, 5. Ruth Royal, 6. Fred Scott, 7. Otis Royal, 8. Bailey Bland, 9. Carol Jones, 11. Rosalee Carter, 12. Sue Rogers, 13. Leona Rodgers, 14. Jewell Ranum, 15. Lena McKinney, 16. Buster Davis, 17. Johnny Gambel, 19. William Day Driscoll, 20. Bell Hunt, 23. FLoyd Branum, 25. Coy McDuff.
Date: unknown
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum