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[4-H Club Members]

Description: Photograph of three members of the 4-H Club. The women are sitting and kneeling beside a lake in Fair Park for a picnic.
Date: 1961

Aerial Photo of Childress

Description: Aerial photo of Childress looking southeast. The country club and golf course are visible in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Johnson, Judy L.

[And the Shriners! Ready to Roll!]

Description: Photograph of Shriners and a marching band on and in front of a steam engine train. There is a sign on the train labeled "El Mina Temple, Galveston".
Date: unknown

AT-11's flying in formation

Description: Photograph of three At-11s flying in formation. The planes are from the Childress Army Air Field in Texas.
Date: unknown

[B.P.O.E. (Elks) Members Marching in Parade]

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.
Date: unknown

B.T. Williams Stone Home

Description: Photograph of the B.T. Williams homestead. The stone house is 1 story with broken windows in the front. There is tall grass that is growing around the house. Pieces of wood are detached from the structure. B.T. Williams is believed to have helped develop the first cotton gin in Childress County.
Date: unknown

[The Best Courts in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Best Courts in Childress, Texas. The tourist court is located on the corner of an intersection and stands next to residential homes. The tourist court is labeled with several signs.
Date: unknown

Bombsight storage buildign

Description: Photograph of a building at Childress Army Air Field where the Norden Bombsight was locked away for protection. The concrete walls of the vault are visible.
Date: unknown

["Bonehead" Troop Gathers for Cato's Funeral]

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.
Date: 1960

["Boneheads" Working in the Community]

Description: Photograph of an explorer scout troop, known as the "Bonehead Boys", putting up signs in an open field. The men and boys are standing around a newly put up sign labeled "Childress & Baylor Lakes".
Date: 1958

[Boy Scouts with Scout Master, Delbert Wasson]

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.
Date: unknown

Bricking of the City Streets

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.
Date: unknown

Building where Norden Bomb Sight was stored

Description: Photograph of a building at the Childress Army Air Field in which the Norden Bombsight was stored. The building is dilapidated. The photograph was taken prior to restoration attempts.
Date: September 5, 1997

Burley Pixler

Description: Photograph of Burley Pixler. Pixler is shown standing in front of a wooden-frame building.
Date: unknown

[C.W. and Annie Furr Family]

Description: Photograph of the Furr family. In the back row stands Ona and Key. In the front row sits C.W., Roy, and Annie.
Date: unknown

[C.W. Furr Mercantile]

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.
Date: unknown

[C.W. Furr Mercantile 1915]

Description: Photograph of two stores standing side by side. There are a couple of unidentified buildings in the background on the right hand side.
Date: unknown