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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.
Creator: Stanford Studio
Description: Photograph of the third courthouse built in Childress, Texas. The courthouse is surrounded by leafless trees and community houses.
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.
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.
Creator: Webb Photo
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.
Description: Photograph of the office of Dr. Fred Cariker. The office is behind an assortment of shrubbery and sidewalk.
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.
Description: Photograph of the Childress High School Girls Basketball Team in 1903. They are posing in three rows: the back row is standing, the middle row is kneeling, and the front row is lying on the floor. They are all holding hands.
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.
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.
Description: Photograph of the coaches and manager of the Childress High School Football Team. They are posing with their arms around one another, shoulder to shoulder. The football team is visible in the background doing exercises.
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.
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.
Creator: Webb Studio