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Description: Photograph of a mother and daughter riding in a buggy that is driven by one horse. In the background is the third courthouse of Childress, Texas. The horizon is barren but there are another building close to the courthouse as well as a long fence.
Date: November 1894
Description: Photograph of a group of cowboys sitting cross legged on the grass during a meal. There are a few pots scattered around and behind the cowboys on the far right and there is a wagon in the background. Some of the cowboys are holding plates and eating utensils in their laps.
Description: Photograph of newly weds. Three newly-married couples are shown in horse-drawn vehicles outside of a courthouse. Left to right: Frank & Eunice Gulver, Russ & Eula Davis, John & Eunice Tippet.
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 the family of Bill Stone, the long-time cook at the Shoenail Ranch. The family is sitting in two rows on rocks on the side of a hill. From the left sits Bill stone and his wife Lee Stone. Next to them on the right hand side sits their daughter, Nellie Mae, holding her youngest son, baby William, and her husband, Hugh Hassell. In the front row sits Nellie Mae and Hugh Hassell's children (from left) Emma Stone, Rose Stone, and Floyd Stone.
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 volunteer firemen standing in front of the Childress fire station. Some of the men are wearing fireman hats and they are all dressed in suites or in collared shirts with ties. Two horse-drawn wagons are standing behind the line of volunteers. There is a water tower in the background and buildings on both sides of the fire station.
Description: Photograph of a crowded street. There are three men on top of a building watching an event below them. A large number of people are shown near vehicles crowding the road. There are various stores that surround the area.
Creator: Stanford Studio
Description: Photograph of a lumber yard fire in Childress, Texas. The fire is being put out by firemen as spectators watch from a distance. A large amount of smoke fills the sky. There is an unidentifiable building close to the fire.
Date: January 1917
Creator: Mark Hanna's Studio
Description: Photograph of laundry facility employees. Stacks of white linens are shown in the foreground. Various cleaning machines and the machine operators are shown in the background. People in the photo are: 1. Jim Chiatter; 2. Fats Adkiss; 3. Fay Craig; 4. Dorie Harris; 5. Lucile Stilwell; 6. Marissa Gire; 7. Ella, Carson.
Description: Photograph of the interior of Elsie McClain Huff's store. Various food items are displayed on the shelves along with chairs in front of the store counter.
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.