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[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
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 School musical group]

Description: Photograph of a musical group from the Wellington School. There are four young women seated in the first row, holding violins, and two young men with drums. Some of the students behind them have trumpets and clarinets. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies some of the individuals.
Date: 1924
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