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[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

Woods Mclody Boys

Description: Photograph of a musical group. Eight men are shown in uniform, holding various instruments behind a microphone.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Picnic at Grosbeck

Description: Photograph of a picnic gathering. An unknown group of people are shown seated under a white tent held up by two vertical posts. The picnic is in front of a wooded area.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

FDR Speaks in Childress, Texas

Description: Photograph of Franklin Delano Roosevelt giving a speech from the back of a train in Childress, Texas. On either side of him from left to right is a security guard, Governor James Allred, another guard, Marvin Jones and Tom Connally. Both of Mr. Roosevelt's hands are on the podium and he speaks into a microphone. All the men wear suits and ties, Mr. Connally wears a bow tie. There is a railing in front of the men. In the immediate foreground is the back of somebody's head and a typed piece of paper saying who the men are.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[John's Furniture Store in Childress, Texas]

Description: Photograph of the east side of Commerce Street in Childress, Texas. John's Furniture Store, Western Auto, and a hardware store are standing side by side. A car is parked in front of Western Auto, all the other parking spaces are empty. There is a street light in front of John's Furniture Store.
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

Kirkland Lumber Company

Description: Photograph of the Kirkland Lumber Co. owned by Jim M. Wilder. Three unidentified men sit on the front porch of the building in the center of the frame. Long warehouses stand to either side of the building in the center and another lumber yard is visible in the background behind a low wooden fence. Written in pencil along the bottom margin of the photograph: "Kirkland Lbr Co. Kirkland Texas Aug - 1 - 1908.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Lon Alexander Drug Store

Description: Photograph of the Lon Alexander Drug Store. Three store employees are shown inside of the store with various items in glass cases.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Ranchouse Motel]

Description: Photograph of the Ranchouse Motel in Childress, Texas. There is a large sign for the motel on the left hand side and electrical poles and wires in the background. The two way street the motel is on is in the foreground.
Date: unknown
Creator: Webb Studio
Item Type: Photograph

[4-H Club Members]

Description: Photograph of three members of the 4-H Club. The women are sitting and kneeling beside a lake in Fair Park for a picnic.
Date: 1961
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

[Members of United Daughters of the Confederacy]

Description: Photograph of the members of the United Daughters of Confederacy after a theatrical skit. The women are wearing matching dresses, Union solider hats, and they are holding brooms as rifles. They are posing in two rows, the back row is standing and the front row is kneeling. There is a scenic backdrop behind them that was used for their skit.
Date: unknown
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

[Mr. and Mrs. L.C. Elliot]

Description: Photograph of L.C. Elliot and his wife. They are posing on opposite sides of boxes that are stacked on top of one another. The boxes are labeled "Russell Stover Candies". They are standing in front of a building that is known as the "Rock Building".
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Mashburn's on Third Street]

Description: Photograph of four freight trucks parked next to an unidentified building. The trucks are parked side by side in a staggered line. Each truck is labeled: Red Ball Motor Freight, Merchants, ICX, and Mashburn Storage.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Childress High School Graduating Class of 1914

Description: Photograph of the graduating senior class of Childress High School in 1914. Top row from left to right: Dick Weddington, Patti Jefferies, Anis Campbell, J. D. Gilliam, Edith Sport, Lida Pittman, Irene Baker, Tully Dian. Center row from left to right: Mary Biggerstaff, Bertha Copher, Elizabeth Milner, Lora Curd, Ella Keer, Mary Johnson. Front row from left to right: Hazel Howard, Nell Crews, Abbie Berry, Mary Coffee, Bess Johnson. Written on the negative in the bottom left corner to cause white text on the positive print: "C.H.S. 1914."
Date: unknown
Creator: Hanna, Mark
Item Type: Photograph

Old Methodist Church

Description: Photograph of the old methodist church in Childress, Texas built by "Grandpa Adkisson" in 1908. The old U. S. Post Office was built in 1935 where the church once stood and the post office building now houses the Childress County Heritage Museum.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph