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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

Old Settlers Beard Contest - Late 1950's

Description: Photograph of Bob Johnson, left, and Morris Higley, right, showing their beards after participating in a beard contest at an Old Settlers Association event in the 1950's.
Date: unknown

[Lumber Yard Fire 1917]

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

[Volunteer Firemen with Fire Truck]

Description: Photograph of volunteer firemen in front of the Childress fire station. Most of them are nicely dressed and they are all posing on and around a fire truck. There are a couple of trees and an unidentifiable building in the background.
Date: unknown

[Finis Earing "Red" Fitzgerald, First Fire Chief of Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of Finis Earing "Red" Fitzgerald, the first Fire Chief of Childress, Texas. Chief Fitzgerald is dressed in formal attire for his portrait. He is wearing a three piece suit, a collared shirt, tie, and a hat. His badge is pinned to his vest and is barely visible underneath his jacket. The portrait captures only the Chief's head, shoulders, and the top half of his torso. Chief Fitzgerald is posed looking straight ahead.
Date: unknown
Creator: Bartlett

Childress Concert Band, c. 1906

Description: Photograph of the Childress Concert Band seated and standing with their instruments outside of a nondescript building. The band consists of all men; a large bass drum occupies the center of the frame which says "Childress Concert Band."
Date: unknown

Czewski Family Wagon Yards and Dairy

Description: Photograph of the Czewski family's wagon yard and dairy. An unidentified young girl in a light-colored dress holds onto a cow as a boy in straw hat holds an infant on the back of the cow. An unidentified man leans against a horse-drawn dairy cart in the background. A building is visible in the far background in the center of the image.
Date: unknown

[Third Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

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

[Verna Owens' and Annie Jefferies' Parade Entry]

Description: Photograph of Verna Owens and Annie Jefferies during a parade in Childress, Texas. The women are riding in a buggy being pulled by two horses and one of them is holding a parasol. Spectators line the street as the two women pass them by.
Date: unknown

[A group of horse-drawn vehicles]

Description: Photograph of a group of horse-drawn vehicles. There are eight people seated inside of four carriages in front of a small wooden structure.
Date: unknown

[Purchase of one hundred bales of cotton]

Description: Photograph showing the purchase of one hundred bales of cotton bought by A.M. Cole for Crews-Cole, Cotton Co. There is a large group of gentleman shown with horse-drawn vehicles containing cotton. The group is shown in front of a variety of store fronts on a gravel road.
Date: unknown
Creator: Hanna, Mark