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[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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth County War Memorial]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County War Memorial for World War II. It is a small concrete and stone structure that is in front of a brick building. The title on the center plaque reads "Collingsworth County Honored Heroes."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Collingsworth Motor Company]

Description: Photograph of the Ford Dealership at the Collingsworth Motor Company. There are five cars parked inside of a large garage. Two men in suits and hats are standing near a door at the end of the garage. The operator of the dealership is identified as Kelly Pigg.
Date: 1947/1948
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cornish pullet, rooster, and hen]

Description: Photograph of a Cornish pullet chicken, a rooster, and a hen. They are pictured indoors near a wall, and are standing on a stone floor.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton gin in Wellington]

Description: Photograph of a cotton yard at the Wellington Cotton Gin. There are numerous bales of cotton in a field, and five men are pictured standing and sitting on top of them. The men are all wearing hats and facing towards the camera, and one man on the far right side of the photograph is smiling and pointing. There are houses in the distant background. An accompanying note states that Lonzo Cartwright was the cotton gin manager.
Date: 1919~
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Cotton plant]

Description: Photograph of a cotton plant that is ready for harvesting. The plant is pictured close-up, and multiple balls of cotton are visible in the foreground and background.
Date: unknown
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

[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
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Courthouse of Collingsworth County]

Description: Photograph of the Collingsworth County Courthouse. It is a three-story brick building, and is pictured from across the street. There is part of a black car in the bottom-right corner of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Crossroads School]

Description: Photograph of a small schoolhouse identified as the Crossroads School. It is made out of brick and has two entrances and five large windows. There is an old car parked near the building on the right side of the photograph.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
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

[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

[Dodson School photograph]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the Dodson School. They are seated in three rows outdoors, in front of a brick wall.
Date: 1923/1924
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dodsonville School]

Description: Photograph of a group of students from the Dodsonville School. They are pictured outdoors near the wall of a building, and are lined up in seven rows. The younger children are seated in the first two rows.
Date: 1915/1916
Item Type: Photograph
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
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dog on veterinary table]

Description: Photograph of a dog on a veterinary table. There are three men surrounding the table; one is holding the dog by a chain, one is putting something on the dog's neck, and the other is standing behind the table watching. The veterinarian is identified as Dr. Mark Fires, DVM. There are shelves in the background with various bottles of medicine.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dominican Sisters]

Description: Photograph of a group of Dominican Sisters with four men in suits. They are pictured indoors, and the Sisters are wearing black and white gowns. The men are identified from left to right as L. B. Bratten, Dr. E. W. Jones, Dr. Charlie Jones, and R. F. Curry.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dominican Sisters with doctors]

Description: Photograph of a group of Dominican Sisters with doctors. They are pictured indoors in a small room, and the doctors are seated at a table. The doctors are identified from left to right as Dr. J. W. Orr, Dental; Dr. Carter Holcomb, Medical; Dr. Dale Watkins, Medical; and Dr. Charlie Jones, Medical. A note on the back of the photograph states, "When received 2nd grant."
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Dowl Chambliss standing by car]

Description: Photograph of a man with white hair and a mustache wearing a dark suit. Notes on the back of the photograph identify him as Dowl Chambliss. A dark automobile is parked behind him.
Date: 1928
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Drug Store building in Dodson]

Description: Postcard of a Drug Store building in Dodson. There are two men sitting on the front porch, looking towards the camera. Handwriting on the back of the photograph states that the store was built in 1911 by the grandfather of Jimmy Cochran.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Postcard
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Earl Shamblee with his 102nd birthday cake]

Description: Photograph of a man identified as Earl Shamblee with his 102nd birthday cake. He is standing in front of the cake and smiling at the camera. Two other people are standing behind him.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum

[Early crop harvesting]

Description: Photograph of a group of people thrashing grain in a field for harvesting. There are four women in long, white dresses, a young boy seated on a horse, and a man seated on a plow.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph
Partner: Collingsworth County Museum