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[Cowboys of the OX Ranch]

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.
Date: 1898
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

[Fort Worth & Denver City Roundhouse Built at Childress Shop Yards in 1910]

Description: Photograph of the Forth Worth & Denver City Railroad roundhouse and shop yards in Childress, Texas. This photograph contains two images. The top image is of the roundhouse and the bottom image is of the shop yard. The roundhouse is made of brick and mortar and is surrounded by several train tracks and wheels. The shop yard is full of buildings, structures, and steam engines labeled "Fort Worth & Denver".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The "Silver Chief" Texas Zephyr]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Zephyr known as the "Silver Chief". The zephyr is traveling along the Fort Wort & Denver- Burlington Route. There is another set of train tracks in front of the moving zephyr and power lines are present in the top right hand corner of the photograph. The name "Silver Chief" is visible on the side of the zephyr.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Shoenail Cook, Bill Stone and Family]

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.
Date: 1909
Item Type: Photograph

[First Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of side view of a courthouse in Childress, Texas. The courthouse is a wood frame structure in the center of a desolate area. There are a few other buildings and structures scattered in the background. The foreground consists mostly of dirty and grass.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Denver Road Band - Childress]

Description: Photograph of the Denver Road Band of Childress, Texas. The marching band is posing in a semi-circle in front of an unidentifiable building with a sidewalk lined with flowers in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Railroaders Who Make Them Roll]

Description: Photograph of four men and the railroad conductor posing in front of a steam engine. The train is labeled number 67 and is carrying a single car. There are buildings along the side of the train tracks.
Date: unknown
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

[Childress Railroad Shops Store Department Employees]

Description: Photograph of several railroad shop store department employees. This group mostly consists of adult men but there are two adolescent boys in the front of this small crowd. The group is posing in front of an unidentifiable brick building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fourth Courthouse in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the fourth courthouse built in Childress, Texas. This current version of the county courthouse is surrounded by trees and a parking lot filled with parked cars. Large white clouds are scattered throughout the sky.
Date: unknown
Creator: Webb Photo
Item Type: Photograph

[Childress Shop Yards Built in 1910]

Description: Photograph of railroad shop yards in Childress, Texas. There are two sets of train tracks, one smaller than the other, with various buildings and structures in the background.
Date: unknown
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

Hanna Dept. Store

Description: Photograph showing a group of people inside of a department store. Three employees are shown behind the counter while two customers and a small child stand near the counter. There are various tapestries and cloths displayed around the scene.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph