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[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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

[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~
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Pleasant Hill School]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from Pleasant Hill School. The students are standing outdoors in front of a building, and are lined up in four rows. The youngest children are standing in the first two rows. An accompanying note identifies some of the students; those identified in the first row are Bertrude Peggram Clark, Fran Abbott, Morris Abbot, Lou Ellen Burdine, Rosa Bell Peggram, Carla Fields, Neil Fields, Horace Bible, and John Abbot. Those identified in the second row are Miss Lou Goodnight (teacher), Uple Holland, Mae Beth Wilson, Ola Starr Hunter, and Ray Burdine. Those identified in the third row are Mildred Abbott, Vera Abbott, Alice White Ammons, Bertha Fields, Mary Burdine, Curtis Jones, Frank Wilson, and Elroy Burdine. Those identified in the back row are Zula Holland, Ivy Fields, Conrad Jones, Walter Burdiner, Arnold Holland, Ernest Abbott, and Willie Fields.
Date: 1910/1919
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[South side of square]

Description: Photograph of the South side of the square in Wellington. There are multiple small stores and a hotel in the foreground, and the First Baptist Church is located in the upper left side of the photograph. The streets around the square are not paved.
Date: 1910~
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Train engine]

Description: Photograph of a train engine, identified as a thrasher engine. It has large wheels and a covering over the conductor's area. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the engine was B. H. Ford's.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington School students]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from Wellington School. They are pictured indoors, sitting in three rows. Most of the students are girls wearing white blouses and dresses. There are five young boys pictured at the right of the photograph.
Date: 1910
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington School after construction]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington School after completion. There are six men standing in front of the two-story building, facing towards the camera. An accompanying caption states that the contractors were Smith and Sommerville Contractors. The man first on the right side of the photograph is identified as Sam C. Sommerville.
Date: 1911~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Wellington School in construction]

Description: Photograph of the Wellington School in construction. The structure is made of wood and is mostly a skeleton of the building. There are six men standing in front of the structure, wearing hats and working gear. The caption states that the work was done by Smith and Somerville Contractors.
Date: 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Exhibit of Dodsonville agricultural products]

Description: Photograph of a display of agricultural products from Dodsonville. The exhibit is indoors and is full of many different varieties of plants and vegetables, including watermelons, potatoes, and corn.
Date: August 29, 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Portrait of Veteran R. L. Templeton]

Description: Photograph of Veteran R. L. Templeton standing outdoors in front of the Veterans Memorial Collingsworth County Courthouse. He is wearing a fifty year battle uniform and holding a cane.
Date: November 11, 1911
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Aberdeen School]

Description: Photograph of a class from the Aberdeen School posing outdoors. The students are lined up in three rows, and a teacher is standing on the right side.
Date: 1912
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