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Description: Photograph of a a Texas Highway Department picnic. A large gathering is shown with a man opening a bottled beverage while a young girl walks to the right , holding a drink.
Description: Photograph of Elks Members walking in a parade down a city street in Childress, Texas. Two men in a horse-drawn wagon are leading the line of members who are dressed in matching hats and suits. Spectators line the street and are watching the parade pass them by.
Description: Photograph of the "Bonehead Boys" at the funeral of their deceased scout master, Edwin "KOW" Cato. The men are posing in four rows, the front two are kneeling and the back two rows are standing. There is a bus behind them with their troop name "Bonehead Boys" painted across the roof, right above the windows.
Description: Photograph of Scout Master Delbert Wasson and three young Boy Scouts. The Scout Master is dressed in full uniform and the boys are casually dressed. One boy is serving soda in small cups to an adult couple and the other Boy Scouts. There is a gas station and a moving car in the background.
Description: Photograph of the bricking of an unknown street in Childress, Texas, in the early 1920's. A sign for the Central Filling Station is visible on the left side of the street. Early automobiles are parked on either side of the street past the area where bricks are being laid by unidentified workers.
Description: Photograph of the C.W. Furr Mercantile. There is a wide array of merchandise around the store. There is a woman behind the counter and another woman and three men on the other side of the counter. One man is sitting on a stool and the rest are standing.
Description: Photograph of four men standing in front of a float which was featured in a parade. The float is an elaborate playhouse propped on top of a wagon. The Childress courthouse is visible in the background as well as an American flag. Horse-drawn wagons are also in the background behind the playhouse float.
Description: Photograph of the Childress fire station next to City Hall. There are two men standing in the open doorway of the garage. The building is unmarked except for a sign that says "City Secretary, City Tax Collector, Water Department" which is to the right of the men standing in the garage.
Description: Photograph of Childress High School Boys Football Team in 1930. The members are posing in three rows, the back two rows are standing and the front row is sitting. Two men in suits are standing on the right hand side of the photograph. The football players are wearing their team sweaters which displays a large "C". They are standing in front of an unidentifiable brick building.
Description: Photograph of the coaches and manager of the Childress High School Football Team. They are posing with their arms around one another, shoulder to shoulder. The football team is visible in the background doing exercises.
Description: Photograph of the Childress High School Girls Basketball Team in 1903. They are posing in three rows: the back row is standing, the middle row is kneeling, and the front row is lying on the floor. They are all holding hands.
Description: Photograph of a window display at The Childress Index taken at night. There is a poster on a Samson card table which reads: "Win! A genuine Samson regular $4.00 card table in our canned foods guessing contest. Ask for details!" On either side of the table are stacked IGA products including apricots, cranberry sauce, salad dressing, fruit cocktail, and tomato juice. There are two unidentified men sitting inside of the store in the center of the frame.
Creator: Stanford Studio
Description: Photograph of the members of the Childress Lions Club. All of the members are adult men. They are posing in three rows, the two back rows are standing and the front row is sitting cross legged. There is an unidentifiable building in the background.
Description: Photograph of several railroad shop store department employees. This group mostly consists of adult men but there are two adolescent boys in the front of this small crowd. The group is posing in front of an unidentifiable brick building.