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[Goat's Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goat's Cafe. There are men sitting on bar stools at the counter, and servers lined up in front of them. The man on the far left wearing a bow tie is identified as Goat Hopper.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Interior of Goat's Cafe]

Description: Photograph of the interior of Goat's Cafe. There are people seated at tables and at the counter. A waitress is taking orders on the right side of the photograph. The man sitting in the back of the cafe in front of "Taylor's" ice cream sign is identified as Goat Hopper. Handwriting on the back of the photograph talks about the history of the cafe and states that it had the first refrigerated air conditioner in Wellington, Texas.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Lucky Corner filling station]

Description: Photograph of the Lucky Corner filling station. Handwriting on the back of the photograph identifies some of the people pictured, and states that the station was operated by Harrison and was at the intersection of U. S. Highway 83 and 15th Street in Wellington, Texas. There are also notes about the history of the building on the back of the photograph.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Palace Drug Store]

Description: Photograph of a group of people standing in the Palace Drug Store. They are identified from left to right as Dr. C. E. High (who had an office above the drug store); Dr. Moss; Lester Benge; Tom Benge; Mrs. Tom Benge; Jack Hurst; and Sandy Parson. The store was owned by Mr. and Mrs. Tom Benge.
Date: 1931
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Portrait of Wiley McKinney]

Description: Photograph of a man who was a constable, identified as Wiley McKinney, seated indoors at a large desk. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that he was visiting Wellington, Texas and is pictured in the Sheriff's office. There is an old heater unit underneath a window with blinds, a small poster, and a door behind him. A cigarette rests in an ashtray on the desk.
Date: 1930~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum