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[Photograph of the New Bridge at Fair Park]

Description: Photograph of the newly built covered bridge at Fair Park. The photo was made one day before the 2006 tornado which severely damaged Fair Park and destroyed the bridge.
Date: May 8, 2006
Creator: Moody, Jim, Jr.
Item Type: Photograph

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.
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

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
Item Type: Photograph

Burley Pixler

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

[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
Item Type: Photograph

[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
Item Type: Photograph

CAAF Briefing

Description: Photograph of several unidentified soldiers attending a brief at Childress Army Air Field in Texas. An AT-11 is visible in the background.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

The Car-Vu

Description: Photograph of two people sitting in a car and watching a movie at the drive-in theater Car-Vu. The movie is projected on a large screen in front of the vehicle.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph