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[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

[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

[Electric Utility Company and Ice House]

Description: Photograph of the Texas Central Power Company. There are several poles and power lines surrounding the building. A group of mostly adult men is standing in front of the building. To the left, there are three men working.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Panhandle Lodge #238

Description: Photograph of unidentified men who are part of Panhandle Lodge No. 238 B.R.C.A. of Childress, Texas, standing in front of a Fort Worth & Denver railroad car which is their float for a parade. The men are arrayed standing and sitting with crossed legs in front of the car. Two of the men are holding small American flags.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[Fair Park Rotary Bowl 1950's]

Description: Photograph of a picnic area in Childress' Fair Park known as the "Rotary Bowl". It is a circular arrangement of stationary tables and benches. The Rotary Bowl is surrounded by tall trees and there is a line of parked cars on the street behind the Rotary Bowl.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

[The Woman's Department Club]

Description: Photograph of a two story brick building known as the Woman's Department Club. There is a car parked to the left of the building and a street light in front of the building.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Unidentified Social Scene

Description: An unidentified group of young women stand for a frontal portrait wearing long dresses. There are two unidentified men standing in the back of the group wearing tuxedos. Emma Grigsby is identified as the woman on the far left of the image.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph

Masquerade Party or Play

Description: An unidentified group of eighteen men and women pose for a group photograph in costumes. It is unknown whether they were part of a play or if this is a costume party. A dog lays in the center foreground.
Date: unknown
Item Type: Photograph