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[Childress High School Boys Football Team 1930]

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.
Date: 1930
Item Type: Photograph

[The Train That Brought FDR to Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of a steam engine traveling across an open field. There are parked cars waiting along both sides of the train tracks and the drivers are waiting outside their cars. President Franklin D. Roosevelt is a passenger on the train according to the handwriting on the edge of the photograph.
Date: 1938
Creator: Stanford Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Rufus Layton

Description: Photograph of Rufus Layton, son of G. S. Layton. Co-owner of Phipps and Layton Theaters.
Date: 1937
Creator: Webb Studio
Item Type: Photograph

Gate City Creamery Fair Exhibit

Description: Photograph of a fair exhibit. There are two men serving ice cream shown with two customers. Ice cream cones and various flavors of ice cream are displayed between the two men.
Date: 1936
Item Type: Photograph

Coffee plants grown by Geo. Holstein, 1938

Description: Photograph of George Holstein. George Holstein is shown tending to his coffee plants inside of his garden. The plants are held up with wood and string and are enclosed with a wooden fence.
Date: 1938
Creator: Steelman
Item Type: Photograph

Rigby & McClain General Store, 1933

Description: Photograph of the interior of the Rigby & McClain Store. J.M. Mclain, C.W. Huff & M. Rigby are shown inside of the store with various goods. Store items are shown on the floor, on shelves and in multiple glass cases.
Date: 1933
Item Type: Photograph